Check our picks for family activities in and around town.
1. - Newtown
Where/When: 10 Brushy Hill Road (), Sat, 9am
Why Go: Join more than 200 runners to raise money for the Newtown Youth and Family Services.
Pricing: $20 (preregistered) /$25 (race day)
2. - Newtown
Where/When: , Sun, 2pm
Why Go: Join the Flagpole Photographers for the opening reception of their annual show
3. - Newtown
Where/When: , Sat, 8am - 1pm
Why Go: Clean, gently used children's items will be on sale with half-price from 12 to 1pm on select items. Goes to benefit Newtown Youth and Family Services.
4. - Newtown
Where/When: , Sat, 9am
Why Go: Giant tag sale, which includes gift baskets, cookie walk for kids and German food and desserts.
5. - Newtown
Where/When: , Sat, 7pm
Why Go: Calling all Deadheads.
Pricing: $5 cover
6. - Newtown
Where/When: The Pleasance, Main and Sugar streets, Sat - Sun, 10am - 4pm
Why Go: Professional portrait photographer will create a portrait of your family with the fall foliage as a backdrop. Proceeds will be donated to Newtown High School yearbook.
Pricing: $25/session (reserve a session ahead of time)
7. - Milford
Where/When: 247 Broad St., Milford, Sun, 11am
Why Go: Two mile walk to raise awareness, promote advocacy and education and advance research on behalf of those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.
Pricing: Donations accepted
8. - Newtown
Where/When: , Mon, 7:30pm
Why Go: A well-known reconteur will regale you with stories about President James Madison's wife, Dolly, who introduced ice cream to America and Easter egg rolls on the White House lawn.
9. - Newtown - CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
Where/When: , Sat, 9am - 2pm
Why Go: Don't be surprised if you see hundreds of people and emergency responders descend on Fairfield Hills. They are just conducting a drill exercise on how to respond to a mass casualty.
10. SARAH'S KEY (PG) - Newtown
Where/When: , Fri - Thu, 7pm; Fri - Sat, 9:10pm; Matinees: Sat - Sun, 1pm, 4pm; Tue, 1pm
Why Go: Kristen Scott Thomas stars in this social drama about France's relationship with the Third Reich explored by a present day journalist who finds her life intertwined with that of a victim's.