Paintings of historic barns of Bridgewater, Roxbury and New Milford by Lorraine Ryan: Runs through May 30. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. Hours: Tuesdays, 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-6937.
Spring juried show: Runs through June 3. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.
"Kent and Beyond" --art by resident Michael Danon: Runs through June 30 Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.
Acrylic nature paintings by Janet Newman: May 29-June 30. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Exhibit of origami by Carly KleinStern: Runs through May 31. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
"In Retrospect" -- art by resident Susan Kapilow: Runs through June 25. Library, 23 South St. Hours: Mondays, noon-7 p.m., Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursdays, noon-5 p.m., Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
"Cityscapes -- East Meets West" --art by Ronnie Maddalena of Warren: Opening reception, June 2, noon-2 p.m. Runs through July 14. Library, Wykeham Road. Hours: Mondays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
"Works on Paper" by April Crumrine: Opening reception, June 3, 2-4 p.m. Runs through June 30. Marty's Cafe, 4 Green Hill Road. Hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1700.
"Life Through Letters: Samuel Jay's Story": Runs through June 11. Shepaug Valley Middle School, South Street. For more information call 860-868-6207, extension 5501.
"Zen of Contemplation": Runs through June 17. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Hall Plaza. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.
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.
Concert featuring violinist Katie Lansdale: June 3, 3 p.m. Promisek at Three Rivers Farm, 694 Skyline Ridge Road. For more information, call 860-355-2066.
Music at Fast Eddie's Billiards Cafe: May 26: The Pears, 9 p.m. Fast Eddie's Billiards Cafe, 46 Old State Road.
"Jazz in June" with saxophonist and pianist: June 9, 6 p.m. The Silo, Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. $30/adult. $5/student. For more information, call 860-355-0300.
Musical event at Merryall Center for the Arts: June 9: Steve Kaz and Higher and Higher's Christian Martirano, 8 p.m. $25 at the door. For more information, visit www.merryallcenter.org or call 860-354-7264.
Music at JCCS: May 26: "The Legendary Hammersteins: Five Generations of Musical Legacy." Cocktails, 7 p.m. Show, 8 p.m. $25/member. $30/non-member. JCCS, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-8050.
Music at G.W. Tavern: May 26: Joe West & The Creative Force, 9:30 p.m. June 2: Gerst Lite, 9:30 a.m. June 9: Those Guys, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.
Concert: June 3, 5 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road.
Concert tribute to Dame Joan Sutherland with Zoe Vandermeer and Daniel Beckwith: May 25, 8 p.m. Dimenna Center for Classical Music, Mary Flager Carey Hall, 450 West 37th St., New York City. $20. For more information and tickets, visit www.brownpapertickets.com.
Memorial Day parade: May 28, 8:20 a.m. Starts are firehouse, Route 133.
Centering prayer retreat: June 2, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Promisek at Three Rivers Farm, 694 Skyline Ridge Road. $25 before May 30. $35 after May 30. For more information and registration, call Tom at 484-995-4046 or email email@example.com.
Spaghetti supper: May 26, 5-7 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, Route 7. Free will offerings accepted. Take out available.
Flea market: May 27, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by GVFD Ladies Auxiliary at fireman's ball field, Route 7. To be a vendor, call 860-354-9512.
Memorial Day parade: May 28, 8 a.m. Starts at fireman's field, Route 7.
Wine tasting: June 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel, Browns Forge Road.
Sculpture Fest 2012: Weekends through June 17. Peter Lawrence Gallery, 703 Kent Road (Route 7 North). For more information and tickets, visit the gallery, call 860-799-0232 or visit www.sculpturefest2012.com.
Book sale: May 25 and 27, noon-5 p.m. May 26 and 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Following opening weekend, open every Friday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. and Saturdays and holiday Mondays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through October. Library, Main Street.
New book and bake sale to support Junior Room at library: May 26, 10 a.m. Library, Main Street.
Open house: May 26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Firehouse, 28 Maple St. LifeStar and LifeNet to arrive between 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Library offerings: May 26: "Bubble-ology with the Connecticut Science Center" for ages 4-10, 11 a.m. Tuesdays: Rhythm and Rhyme, 10:45 a.m. Varying times: story times for children, call for details. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.
Memorial Day parade: May 28, 9:30 a.m. Starts at Kent Center School, Judd Avenue.
Kent Volunteer Fire Department annual ball: June 9. Doors open, 6 p.m. Dinner, 7 p.m. Firehouse, 28 Maple St. $25 in advance. $35 at door if available. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or calll 860-927-3080.
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Memorial Day parade: May 28, 1:30 p.m. Starts at New Preston Congregational Church, Church Street.
New Milford High School Senior Art Show: May 25, 2:30-7 p.m. May 26, 2 to 7 p.m. May 27, 2 to 5 p.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street.
Maxx events: May 25: acoustic night and art show, 6:30-11 p.m. $5. May 31: talk about air ships, towers and dragons with author/artist Tom Kidd for students in seventh grade and up, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays: Snaxx at the Maxx, 2-5 p.m. Saturdays: front room open, 6-11 p.m. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St.
Tag sale: May 26, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Education Center at United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7).
Lobster sale: May 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Lions Club at Southworth's, Route 7. 1 ¼-, 1½- and 2-pound live or cooked and ready to serve lobsters available. For pre-orders, call 860-350-5278.
Memorial Day parade: May 28, 10 a.m. ceremony starts at library, Main Street.
BNI: On Track Chapter meeting: May 31: with Doug Johnson of Print Works at railroad station, Railroad Street, 7 a.m. For more information, call 860-354-4464.
Lunch & Learn seminar about how long-term care insurance can help protect one's retirement investments: May 31, noon-1:30 p.m. At Chamber of Commerce, railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information and registration, call 860-354-6080 by May 29.
Screening of "Albert Nobbs": May 31, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information , call 860-355-1191.
Historical walks to Bank Street: June 1. Presented by historical society. For more information, visit www.nmhistorical.org.
Shred it event: June 2, 9 a.m.-noon. Hosted by Our Lady of the Lakes Church youth group at Stop & Shop parking lot, 180 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). $10/box.
Book signing with Dave Hyde Costello: June 2, 1-3 p.m. Nordica Toys, Main Street. Author of "Little Pig Joins the Band."
Ham dinner: June 2, 5:30 p.m. St. Peter's Masonic Lodge, Aspetuck Avenue. $15/person 18-64. $13/person 65 and older. $10/child 10-17. Free/child 9 and under. For more information and reservations, call 860-488-1299 or 860-488-5232 by May 30.
Poetry and music program: June 3, 2 p.m. The Silo, Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300.
Dinner benefit for Frank Becker Jr.: June 6, 5-8:30 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $20/person. $50/family.
Cruise nights: June 7, 5-9 p.m. Co-sponsored by Paradice Classic Cruisers and Friendly's at Friendly's, Route 7 South. Open to antique, classic, street rod and muscle cars through 1985 only. For more information, visit www.paradiceclassiccruisers.org.
Tag sale: May 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Senior center, South Street.
Memorial Day parade: May 28, 10 a.m. Starts in front of Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.
SOHO Brown Bag Lunch: May 31, noon. Roxbury Congregational Church, Church Street. With guest speaker Mark Kaufman of The Barn Yard & Great Country Garages.
Rummage/bake sale: June 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.
Program with children's author Ryan SanAngelo: May 25, 3 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. Author of "Spaghetti Eddie" and "Bye Bye Balloon." For more information and reservations, call 860-354-2455.
Men's breakfast: May 26, 8 a.m. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road.
Barn Sale: May 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 27, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Historical Society, Sherman Center.
Book sale: May 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.
Memorial Day parade: May 27, 1 p.m. Starts at corner of Spring Lake Road and Route 39 North.
Adult book discussion: June 1, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. Discussion of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-2455.
Jewish Community Center event: June 3: "Return to Akeda -- Why I Love Isaac" rebroadcast of "92nd Street Y," 11 a.m. Free/member. $5/non-member. JCCS, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.
Memorial Day parade: May 27, noon. Starts at community center, Sackett Hill Road.
Washington History Club: May 21, 10 a.m. Talk of fairs, carnivals and entertainment in Washington. Group meets third Monday of each month. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2502.
Bake sale: May 26, 9 a.m.-noon. Hosted by New Preston Women's Club outside Washington Market, Bryan Memorial Plaza.
Book signings: May 27: with Patricia Schoenfield, author of "Mr. Broadway," 2 p.m. June 3: with Flora Miller Biddle, author of "Embers," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.
Memorial Day parade: May 28, 2:30 p.m. Starts at Washington Primary School, School Street.
Institute for American Indian Studies events: June 2: Alpaca day with Bella Alpaca Farms, 2 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.
Community Day: June 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Washington Business Association in the Depot.
Trip to see "The Tempest" at Hartford Stage: June 2. Leaves Shepaug Valley High School, South Street, at noon and returns at 6 p.m. Sponsored by After School Arts Program. $40. Families will received a 10 percent discount. For more information and sign up, visit www.afterschoolartsprogram.org.
Soccer Fun Day: June 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Shepaug Soccer Club and Northwest District at pavilion and fields behind Washington Primary School, School Street.
Community Health Information Center launch: June 7, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.
17th annual Library Luminaries: June 9. Simultaneous dinners at various private homes. Dinner-dance and concert at Washington Club Hall. $150 and up per person. Pre-dinner cocktail party at library, $50. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
"Crop for A Cause": June 2, 4-11 p.m. The Hearth at Southbury, 655 Main St. South, Southbury. For more information and fees, call Heather at the Alzheimer's Association at 860-951-6792.
Registration/auditions for TheatreWorks Stage 2 Program: May 25, 7-10 p.m. May 26, noon-2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. Come prepared to sing and read from "Godspell" script. For more information, call 860-350-6863.
"Golda's Balcony": Friday and Saturday nights June 8-June 30, 8 p.m. June 24, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $20. Free preview for seniors, June 7, 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can-night, June 14, 8 p.m. Special performance and reception to benefit Congregation B'nai Israel in Danbury, June 10, 2 p.m. $36. For more information, call 860-350-6863. For information about the benefit, call 203-792-6161.