Sanctuary Little Library

Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary 8 Commerce Rd, Newtown, CT

Have you met the sanctuary's little lending library? New books about creatures, nature, love and kindness are stocked monthly...feel free to take one or leave one! The sanctuary is open from dawn to dusk and is the perfect place to find a quiet nook to...

Sanctuary Owl Prowl

Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary 8 Commerce Rd, Newtown, CT

January 7th from 5-6:30pm  (snow/rain date January 21st 5-6:30pm) Cost: $20 per person- event limited to 17 guests Join the sanctuary for our very own Winter Owl Prowl! We're taking to the meadows and forest trails to see who-who-who might be out and about in...

Watercolor Workshop – “Butterflies of the Sanctuary”

Newtown Community Center 8 Simpson St, Newtown, CT

Jan. 22nd, Jan. 29th and Feb. 5th 3 - 5pm $125 for all three classes Class limited to 12 adult students Classes will be held at the Newtown Community Center,  8 Simpson St., Newtown, CT   Sometimes referred to as "winged rainbows", butterflies have always...

Newtown Spring Wildlife Panel

Newtown Community Center 8 Simpson St, Newtown, CT

NEWTOWN WILDLIFE PANEL "Safely Coexisting with Wildlife" Newtown is one of the most beautiful communities in all of Connecticut - a place where people and wildlife share a home among the woodlands, open spaces, walking trails, streams and meadows. However, finding the balance between coexisting...

FrogWatch USA

Dickinson Playground Deep Brook Rd, Newtown, CT

FREE EVENT April 12, 2023 (rain date April 13th) 7:15 - 8:45pm Dickinson Park, Brushy Hill Rd. entrance just past skate park off of Deep Brook Rd, Newtown, CT Limited to 15 guests Ages: 10 and up   Did you know frogs can make different...

BACKYARD BEEKEEPING

Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary 8 Commerce Rd, Newtown, CT

BACKYARD BEEKEEPING  Have you heard the buzz? Backyard Beekeeping classes are in full swing at the sanctuary and there's never been a better time to learn the time-honored tradition of keeping and caring for bees. Together with Ryan, owner and expert beekeeper of Necker's Farm, we'll...

Catherine’s Butterfly Party!

Fairfield Hills Campus 3 Primrose Street, Newtown, CT

Free Family Festival with Super Pet Adoption Event! Saturday, June 10th 12-4pm Catherine's Butterfly Party is coming back to Newtown and you're invited to this spectacular FREE FAMILY FESTIVAL WITH SUPER ADOPTION EVENT. Every year, the sanctuary honors Catherine's birthday and her love of animals...

For the Love of Horses

Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary 8 Commerce Rd, Newtown, CT

Free Event For All Ages Saturday, July 15 9:30am to 12pm Considering becoming a rider, are a lifelong equestrian, or simply love the majestic beauty of horses? Join us for this incredible free community event celebrating Newtown's equestrian history. Meet and interact with the horses,...

RACE FOR CATHERINE

Fairfield Hills Campus 3 Primrose Street, Newtown, CT

The RACE FOR CATHERINE is back and you're invited to lace up, join in and spread kindness one step at a time! The sanctuary's 3rd annual “5K for Kindness” takes place in person in Newtown on Sunday, October 15th or virtually from your own corner...