Arts

Kent

Art by Joel Foster and Ben Hotchkiss: Runs for several weeks. Seti Gallery, 5 Kent Green Boulevard. For more information or reservations, call 860-927-7170.

Exhibit about the ways Eric Sloane autographed his books: Runs through Oct. 31. Sloane-Stanley Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7). Hours: Fridays-Sundays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $8/adult. $6/senior. $5/child 6-17. For more information, call 860-927-3849.

New Milford

Digital photography exhibit by Gabriel Diaz: Runs through Oct. 13. Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue.

Art by Barry Blitt, paintings by Keith Hatcher and photos by John Kane: Runs through Oct. 16 when show ends with an artist's talk at 2 p.m. The Silo, Upland Road.

"Creating with Fiber: Felting and Spinning" by Jody Hyman: Runs through Oct. 31. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

SHERMAN

Photography by Marc Isolda: Runs through Oct. 9. White Silo Winery and Gallery, 32 Route 37 East. For more information, call 860-355-0271.

Washington

Art by Robert Cronin: Runs through Oct. 29. Library, 5 Wykeham Road.

"Letters from the Battlefield: Stories of Washington's Civil War Soldiers": Runs through Oct. 30. Gunn Memorial Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Health

GAYLORDSVILLE

"The Prophets Call" three-part study series: Oct. 17, Nov. 7 and Nov. 21, 10 a.m.-noon. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. $20. For more information, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

Flu clinic for seniors: Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-noon. Senior center, Swifts Lane.

Flu clinic for people 6 months and older: Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-noon. Town hall, Kent Green. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Blood pressure screening for Kent seniors: First Wednesday of the month, 1-2 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Visiting Nurse Association at Kent Senior Center, Swift Lane. For more information, call 860-927-1003.

New Milford

Flu clinic for seniors: Oct. 7, noon-2:30 p.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. Register by calling 860-355-6079.

Flu clinic for people 6 months and older: Oct. 13, 20 and 27, 4-6 p.m. and Dec. 13, 20 and 27, 9-11 a.m. VNA, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Area towns

Walk-in flu and pneumonia clinics: Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. VNA Northwest, 607 Bantam Road, Unit F, Bantam. Open to adults 18 and older. Medicare and some private insurance, including Aetna, Anthem or ConnectiCare, accepted. $35/flu shot without insurance. $45/pneumonia shot without insurance. For more information, call 860-567-6000.

Movies

Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911 (office). $9.50/adult $8.50/student. $7.50/senior or child. $5/bargain show before noon. $5/all-day Tuesday. $2 extra per 3D movie.

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-1916 (box office). 860-567-0006 (show times).

AMC: Still River Corporate Center, 4-6 International Drive, Danbury. 203-796-7777. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.

Music/Dance

BRIDGEWATER

Grange roast beef dinner: Oct. 8 at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. at the Grange Hall, located next to the Bridgewater Post Office along the Green.

Roots Rock Revue: Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m. Doors open, 7 p.m. Bridgewater Congregational Church, Clapboard Road. $25. Checks should be payable to the church. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-8283, email office@bwucc.org or stop by the church.

`KENT

"Music in the Nave": Oct. 21: Kent School chamber recital, 8 p.m. Free. Oct. 29: music by Lynn Henderson and her trio, 7:30 p.m. $20. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3486.

New Milford

"Look at the World" concert with Connecticut Choral Society: Oct. 15, 4 p.m. First Congregational Church, Main Street. $20. Benefits Good Samaritan Fund of Social Services.

Special Events

Gaylordsville

Art and fine crafts show: Meet the artists gala reception, Oct. 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $20/member. $25/non-member. Show, Oct. 8-10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $1. Merwinsville Hotel, Browns Forge Road.

Scrapbook fundraiser: Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Hosted by fire department ladies auxiliary at firehouse, 700 Kent Road (Route 7). $40 includes a place to scrapbook, lunch, dinner and a table gift with door prizes. For more information and to sign up, call 860-354-9512.

Kent

Eight-week writing program, "Writing Your Life": Starts Oct. 7. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761 or visit www.kentmemoriallibrary.org.

Harvest Fair: Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. First Congregational Church, North Main Street. Fran's Attic tag sale will also be open Oct. 9, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

KAA Paint Out/Auction: Oct. 8. Preview of art, 3-4 p.m. Live auction, 4 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit www.kentart.org.

Library offerings: Oct. 8: visit with Rita Bottoms, 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays: Rhythm and Rhyme, 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 18: Lunch Bunch, noon at Emery Park. Varying times: story times for children, call for details. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Screening of family-friendly movie under the stars: Oct. 8, 7 p.m. First Congregational Church, North Main Street. In case of rain, movie will be shown inside.

New Milford

Maxx events: Oct. 7: seventh- and eighth-grade Halloween dance and costume party, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 14: sixth-grade Halloween dance and costume party, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays: Snaxx at the Maxx, 2-5 p.m. Saturdays: front room open, 6-11 p.m. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St.

Open house and tack sale: Oct. 8: open house, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 8-9: tack sale. Candelight Farm, 214 Candlewood Mountain Road. For more information, call 203-788-2199 or 203-644-0011.

Spaghetti supper: Oct. 8, 5-7 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $9/senior 65 and older. $4/child 6-12. $25 family maximum.

International Observe the Moon Night events: Oct. 8, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South.

"Why Ghosts Love Me: A Live Ghost Show for the Halloween Season": Oct. 8, 7- 10 p.m. St. Peter's Masonic Lodge, 11 Aspetuck Ave. With host Nathan Schoonover of ghost shows on A&E and the Travel Channel, and several guest speakers. $10/adult. $8/senior. $7/child 10 and under.

Watercolor journaling en plein air with Diane Dubreuil: Oct. 9, noon-4 p.m. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. $75. For more information and registration, call 860-355-0300.

Harvest Festival: Oct. 9, noon-5 p.m. Bank Street.

Run for Joe: Oct. 9. Registration, 12:30-1 p.m. One-mile walk or 5K run/walk, 1:30 p.m. Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue.

M. Joseph Lillis Lecture Series: Oct. 16: PowerPoint presentation about Pequot Indians with John Lee, 2 p.m. Oct. 23: program about symbols on tombstones with author Christina Eriquez, 2 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Portrayal of Benjamin Franklin: Oct. 10, 1-3 p.m. Hosted by Daughters of American Revolution at Chestnut Grove, 200 Chestnut Grove, off Route 109. For more information, call Bonnie Butler at 860-354-5129.

Book signing with Phil Longobardi: Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center, 30 Park Lane East (off Route 202). Author of "Through the Eyes of a Chef: Fast and Easy Cooking."

Library offerings: Oct. 12: Young Adult Council for kids in grades 6-9, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Oct. 15: program with Dr. Michael Palmer, author of "A Heartbeat Away," 1 p.m. Oct. 18: program about sports injuries, 6 p.m. Oct. 19: spinal hygiene program with Dr. Nestor Mejias, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

"Lunch & Learn" seminar about "How to Use Google Adwords to Increase Online Sales": Oct. 13, noon-1:15 p,m. Railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, call the Chamber office at 860-354-6080 or email nmcc@newmilford-chamber.com by Oct. 10.

Pratt Nature Center events: Oct. 14: full moon hike, 8 p.m. Oct. 21: Nature at Night event for kids 6-14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $25/member child. $30/non-member child. Oct. 29: "Slightly Spooky Campfire Stories" for all ages, 7 p.m. Donations accepted. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3137 or visit www.prattcenter.org.

Fall Festival and Harvest Expo: Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rain date, Oct. 16. Sullivan Farm, Route 202. $2/adult. $1/child 5-15. Free/child under 5.

Fire prevention day activities: Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ring's End, 140 Danbury Road (Route 7).

Pasta dinner: Oct. 15, 5-8 p.m. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 31 at United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $8/person over 5. $30/family.

Roast beef dinner: Oct. 15, 4:30-7 p.m. Good Shepherd Lodge 65 at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

Winzerfest (wine fest): Oct. 15. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Dancing, 7-11 p. m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. For more information and RSVP, call 203-746-3489 or 860-354-7593.

Merryall Chapel service: Oct. 16, 4 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road. With the Rev. Stephen B. Klots, chaplain at South Kent School.

"Voices from the Past": Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Historical society, Aspetuck Avenue. Includes performance of "Voices of the Past" and pumpkin carving contest for kids. $10/non-member family. $8/member. For more information and registration, call 860-354-3069.

Annual Chamber Breakfast: Oct. 26, 7:45 a.m. At Kimberly-Clark Conference Center, 58 Pickett District Road. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-6080 or email nmcc@newmilford-chamber.com by Oct. 19.

Roxbury

Family Portrait Day: Oct. 8. Rain date, Oct. 9. 40-minute sessions with photographer Thomas Hurlbut available. To set up a time, call 860-487-3800 or email tom@thpstudio.com. Proceeds to benefit Roxbury Land Trust.

Sherman

Jewish Community Center event: Oct. 6: screening of "All Quiet on the Western Front," 7 p.m. Oct. 15: musical program, 7:30 p.m. $30/adult. $15/student. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

Adult discussion of "Out" by Natsio Kirio: Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.

"Bottles and Baskets" wine and beer tasting: Oct. 8, 7-9:30 p.m. Hosted by Holy Trinity Church at Deer Run Shores Clubhouse, Deer Run Shores. $40. For more information and tickets, call the church at 860-354-1414.

WARREN

Warren Fall Festival: Oct. 8-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Warren Woods, Brick School Road.

Washington

Medicare roundtable discussion: Oct. 7, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Hall Plaza.

"Connecticut at Antietam" with Keven Walker: Oct. 9, 2 p.m. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road.

Civil War artifact appraisal day: Oct. 15, noon-3 p.m. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road.

Library events: Oct. 13: book signing and talk with Annie Kelly, author of "Litchfield Style: Classic Country Houses of Connecticut," 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15: Foam Run Derby for kids, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310 for children's or family programs and 860-868-7586 for all other programs.

New England country dance: Oct. 14, 7 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. $10/adult. $5/child. $25/family. For more information, call 860-868-0569.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: Oct. 15: "Preparing the Body, Mind and Spirit for Cold and Flu Season," 10:30 a.m. Oct. 22: friction to fire session, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 23: Native American archaeology roundtable, 1-5 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information or reservations, call 860-868-0518.

Area towns

Fall Gathering of Artists: Oct. 14-16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Artist's reception, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Litchfield firehouse, Route 202, Litchfield. Includes pottery by Judith Taylor of Roxbury.