Check with event organizers for any schedule changes. Go to our events page for more activities.
1. Japanese Film Festival
Where/When: Newtown High School, 6:30pm, Thu
Why Go: You've heard about it. Now go support it. The third in a series of Japanese films offered by the Newtown Student Ambassadors and N.I.C.E. Team.
2. Newtown Baseball 2nd Annual Hot Stove Dinner - at the Waterview in Monroe
Where/When: , 6pm, Thu
Why Go: Fundraiser featuring former NFL player and Yale University coach Nick Gianquinto and Arizona Dimaondback baseball player Craig Breslow.
Pricing: $40 adults/$20 kids
Where/When: Municipal Center, 7:30pm, Thurs
Why Go: Last chance to voice your opinions to the Board of Education before the group forwards its recommendations to the Board of Finance and Legislative Council
Where/When: Newtown High School, 7pm, Fri
Why Go: Fundraiser involving boys and girls basketball players and cheerleaders who collect money in support of the American Cancer Society.
5. Valentine Craft
Where/When: , 4:30pm, Thurs
Why Go: Kids 6 to 9-years-old learn to make a mouse pin out of felt and special card for a veteran
Pricing: $3, materials
6. Creative Chocolates for Valentine's Day
Where/When: , 3-5pm, Weds (Snow date is Feb. 8)
Why Go: Young adults in sixth through 13th grade will teach the teens how to make lollipops, dipped pretzels, chocolate-covered cherries and peppermint bark. Preference to Newtown students and residents.
Pricing: $6 supply fee
8. St. Rose School Open House and New Family Registration
Where/When: St. Rose Church, 1pm, Sun
Why Go: Learn more about this parochial school, meet the faculty and tour the facilities
9. Real Steel (PG-13)
Where/When: , 7pm, Thu
Why Go: Hugh Jackman stars in this futuristic boxing tale as a promoter looking to bond with his 11-year-old son.
10. Tower Heist (PG-13)
Where/When: , 7pm, Fri-Weds; 9pm, Fri, Sat; 1, 4pm Sat, Sun
Why Go: Eddie Murphy , Ben Stiller, Casey Affleck and others star in this comedy about a working class group of investors who pull off a heist to recoup their losses.