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Get Out: Dancing, Tag Sale, Blues, Movies, Vintage Glass, Politics

Activities for the week of April 14 - 20

Check our picks for family activities as well as new bars, restaurants and shops to explore.

1. Easter Egg Hunts, and
Where/When: 601 Old Field Rd, Southbury, Sat, 10 am; and 50 Great Oak Road, Oxford, Sat, 1pm
Why Go: Easter egg hunts in respective towns, require proof of residency. Donations for local food bank also being collected.
Pricing: Free

2. , Woodbury
Where/When: Town of Woodbury Parks and Recreation Department, Sat, 8:30pm - 11pm
Why Go: Listen to blues music performed by L.A. Jones to benefit the Youth Workforce program..
Pricing: $10

3. , Newtown
Where/When: The Matthew Curtiss House, Sun, noon - 4pm
Why Go: In addition to touring this historic property, there will be an exhibit of Connecticut glass and bottles set up by The Museum of Connecticut Glass.
Pricing: Free, donations welcomed

4. , Southbury
Where/When: VFW Post 1607, 150 Lee Farm Dr., Sat, 9am - 1pm
Why Go: Peruse this tag sale, which will raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Pricing: Free

5. True Grit (PG-13), Newtown
Where/When: , April 15 - 21, 7pm, 9pm; Matinees: Sat - Thu, 4pm only
Why Go: See the remake of this classic western with Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon.
Pricing: $2

6. Yogi Bear (PG), Newtown
Where/When: , April 16 - 21, Matinees only, 1pm
Why Go: Entertain the kids on spring break.
Pricing: $2

7. Country Swing Dance to Live Music, Oxford
Where/When: Oxford Grange, 468 Oxford Rd., Saturday, 7pm - 11pm
Why Go: Come at 7pm for a free dance lesson before the band starts at 8pm.
Pricing: $10 in advance via email, $12 at the door

8. , Oxford
Where/When: 151 Coppermine Rd, Oxford, Sunday, 7:30am - 11:30am
Why Go: Come for a tasty pancake or french toast breakfast and support the fire company
Pricing: $6 adults, $4 children under 12-years-old

9. , Newtown
Where/When: , Sunday, 2pm
Why Go: Doris Henderson will read from her collection, What Gets Lost and Alan Holder will read from his Aging Head in the Cloud.
Pricing: Free

10., Southbury
Where/When: , Thursday, 6:30pm - 8pm
Why Go: State Senator Rob Kane and State Representatives Arthur O'Neill and David Labriola will discuss the financial challenges facing the state of CT.
Pricing: Free

Hoa Nguyen April 15, 2011 at 01:29 AM
I've also been told that Charisma, a live dance band is playing at Molly Darcy's in Danbury on Saturday night. Local Newtown residents Peter Obre, Bob Bonvini, George D'Aiuto and Marie G are in the band. Band details at www.charismact.com

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