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NPS Invites You - May Events

Posted Date: 05/18/2023

NPS Invites You - May Events

May is the last full month of school. As the weather warms, many events and activities are headed outside.

Norwalk High School will host the long-anticipated NPS First Book 2023 on May 20, and the Family Center will host the Norwalk Community Health Center for free dental screenings on May 17. Be sure to catch the final weekend of performances for “Newsies: The Musical” at Norwalk High School.

Please check this story throughout the month for additional events and activities open to our families.

Norwalk High School presents “Newsies”

Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 6 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Norwalk High School, 23 Calvin Murphy Drive in Norwalk

The Norwalk High School Drama Club will present Disney’s Broadway hit musical, “Newsies” next month.

Based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, the musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city. After publishing giant Joseph Pulitzer raises newspaper prices at the newsboys expense, Kelly and his fellow newsies take action. With help from the beautiful female reporter Katherine Plumber, all of New York City soon recognizes the power of the little man.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for anyone 18 years or younger, and $15 for seniors (65+). Buy your tickets here:

NorWALK for Mental Health

Saturday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Norwalk Green, 8 Park St. in Norwalk

Join many of our community partners to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month at the 2023 NorWALK for Mental Health.

The family-friendly event will feature Zumba, yoga, physical and mental health screenings, art projects, and more! The 1.5 mile awareness walk (wheelchair accessible) will take off from the Norwalk Green at 11:15 a.m.

NCHC Dental Screenings

Wednesday, May 17 from 4 to 7 p.m.

NPS Family Center, 1 Park St. in Norwalk

The Norwalk Community Health Center will provide Dental Screenings for children 6 months old to 18 years old at the NPS Family Center on May 17. Screenings are FREE!

Schedule your appointment today by selecting May 17 on the calendar, followed by any available time slot. Walk-ins are also welcome! Click here to schedule your appointment:

For more information, call: 203-851-1045 or visit

Norwalk Community College Graduation (P-TECH)

Thursday, May 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hartford Healthcare Amphitheatre in Bridgeport

P-TECH Norwalk students earning a degree from Norwalk Community College will graduate from the college on May 18 at the Hartford Healthcare Amphitheatre in Bridgeport. Contact P-TECH Norwalk for more information.

Equal Access to Education

Thursday, May 18 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Brien McMahon High School, 300 Highland Ave. in Norwalk

The NPS Multilingual Learners Department will host the presentation “Equal Access to Education: How to Obtain Student Scholarships in the United States Regardless of Immigration Status” for parents on Thursday, May 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Brien McMahon High School.

Hear from speaker, writer and political analyst Luis Moros, who will share his experience of being a refugee in the United States and the perseverance and determination it took for him to succeed. He will provide information about the different types of scholarships available to students, scholarship opportunities for immigrant students and tips on writing scholarship essays and resume building.

Wolfpit Players present “101 Dalmatians Kids”

Thursday and Friday, May 18 and 19 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 20 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Wolfpit Elementary School, 1 Starlight Dr. in Norwalk

The Wolfpit Players will perform “101 Dalmatians Kids” starting Thursday, May 18. The 4th annual spring musical will feature 100 students in grades kindergarten through fifth with two separate casts.

It’s sure to be the most PAW-some production yet!

Cast A: Thursday, May 18 at 7 p.m. & Saturday, May 20 at 1 p.m.

Cast B: Friday, May 19 at 7 p.m. & Saturday, May 20 at 4 p.m.

Tickets are $8. To purchase tickets, click here:

NPS First Book 2023

Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Norwalk High School, 23 Calvin Murphy Dr. in Norwalk

Reading Opens the World, an American Federation of Teachers initiative in partnership with First Book, returns to Norwalk Public Schools on Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Norwalk High School. This year, Norwalk Public Schools is giving away 50,000 free books! 

Come enjoy all the fun with live storytellers, face painting, bounce houses, hockey lessons with the New York Rangers, and much more! Bring your own bag to fill up with all the books you want.

To learn more about the event and how to volunteer, visit the NPS First Book website:

Jefferson Elementary present “The Lion King Jr.”

Thursday and Friday, June 1 and 2 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 3 at 2 p.m.

Jefferson Marine Science Elementary School, 75 Van Buren Ave. in Norwalk

Students at Jefferson Marine Science Elementary School will present “The Lion King Jr.” the first weekend in June. Click here to see a complete cast list:

Student tickets are $5 and adult tickets are $8. To purchase tickets, click on the specific performance date link.

Thursday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. –

Friday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. –

Saturday, June 3 at 2 p.m. –

NPS lo invita - Eventos de mayo

Mayo es el último mes completo de clases. A medida que el clima se calienta, muchos eventos y actividades se realizan al aire libre.

Norwalk High School albergará el tan esperado NPS First Book 2023 el 20 de mayo, y Family Center albergará el Norwalk Community Health Center para exámenes dentales gratuitos el 17 de mayo.

Revise esta historia a lo largo del mes para conocer otros eventos y actividades abiertas a nuestras familias.

Exámenes dentales del NCHC

Miércoles 17 de mayo de 4 a 7 p. m.

NPS Family Center, 1 Park St. en Norwalk

Norwalk Community Health Center proporcionará exámenes dentales para niños de 6 meses a 18 años en el Centro para las Familias de NPS el 17 de mayo. ¡Las proyecciones son GRATIS!

Programe su cita hoy seleccionando el 17 de mayo en el calendario, seguido de cualquier horario disponible. ¡También se aceptan visitas sin cita previa! Haga clic aquí para programar su cita:

Para obtener más información, llame al: 203-851-1045 o visite

Graduación de Norwalk Community College (P-TECH)

Jueves 18 de mayo de 8 a. m. a 4 p. m.

Anfiteatro de Hartford Healthcare en Bridgeport

Los estudiantes de P-TECH Norwalk que obtengan un título de Norwalk Community College se graduarán de la universidad el 18 de mayo en el Anfiteatro Hartford Healthcare en Bridgeport. Comuníquese con P-TECH Norwalk para obtener más información.

Igualdad de Acceso a La Educación

Jueves, 18 de mayo de 6 p.m. a 7:30 p.m.

Brien McMahon High School, 300 Highland Ave. en Norwalk

El Departamento de Estudiantes Multilingües de NPS ofrecerá la presentación "Acceso igualitario a la educación: Cómo obtener becas estudiantiles en los Estados Unidos sin importar el estado migratorio" para padres el jueves, 18 de mayo de 6 a 7:30 p.m. en Brien McMahon High School.

Escuche al orador, escritor y analista político Luis Moros quien compartirá su experiencia de ser un refugiado en los Estados Unidos, y la perseverancia y determinación que tuvo para tener éxito. Proporcionará información sobre los tipos de becas y oportunidades de becas para estudiantes inmigrantes, así como consejos para escribir ensayos de becas y la elaboración del curriculum vitae.

Wolfpit Players presenta “101 Dalmatians Kids”

Jueves y viernes 18 y 19 de mayo a las 7 p. m. y sábado 20 de mayo a la 1 p. m. y a las 4 p. m.

Wolfpit Elementary School, 1 Starlight Dr. en Norwalk

Los Wolfpit Players interpretarán “101 Dalmatians Kids” a partir del jueves 18 de mayo. El cuarto musical anual de primavera contará con 100 estudiantes de jardín de infantes a quinto grado con dos elencos separados.

¡Seguro que será la producción más alucinante hasta ahora!

Los boletos están disponibles en Wolfpit Elementary School.

First Book 2023 de NPS

Sábado 20 de mayo de 11 a. m. a 3 p. m.

Norwalk High School, 23 Calvin Murphy Dr. en Norwalk

Reading Opens the World, una iniciativa de la Federación Estadounidense de Maestros en asociación con First Book, regresa a Escuelas Públicas de Norwalk el sábado 20 de mayo de 11 a. m. a 3 p. m. en Norwalk High School. ¡Este año, Escuelas Públicas de Norwalk regala 50,000 libros gratis! 

¡Venga a disfrutar de toda la diversión con narradores en vivo, pintura de rostros, casas inflables, lecciones de hockey con los New York Rangers y mucho más! Traiga su propia bolsa para llenar con todos los libros que desee.

Para obtener más información sobre el evento y cómo ser voluntario, visite el sitio web de First Book:

Taller para familias: Courage to Speak

Jueves 25 de mayo de 5 a 7 p. m.

NPS Family Center, 1 Park St. en Norwalk

Ginger Katz, fundadora de la Fundación Courage to Speak, dirigirá el taller para padres "Parenting Through the Drug Crisis and Beyond". Margaret Watt, MPH, MA, directora de prevención en Positive Directions - The Center for Prevention & Counseling, facilitará el debate que incluirá los siguientes temas.

  • Entendiendo los signos del consumo de drogas
  • Estrategias de comunicación efectivas con los jóvenes sobre las drogas
  • Estrategias de prevención e intervención para maestros
  • Enseñando a los jóvenes habilidades para rechazar las drogas
  • Ayudando a los jóvenes a afrontar eficazmente el estrés y las emociones
  • La influencia de la marihuana en el abuso de opioides y mucho más

¡Este evento es gratuito! Cupos limitados. Regístrese en el evento aquí: