Arts

Kent

Pastels by Sybil Perry and acrylics by Denny Good: Opening reception, June 2, 4-7:30 p.m. Runs through June 20. The Good Portfolio & Gallery, 13 Railroad St. (next to the caboose). Hours: daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-5065.

Members Show II: Receiving, June 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Show, June 10-July 15. Awards ceremony, June 16, 2-4 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

New Milford

"Entitled Women": Runs through June 24 when show ends with artist's talk at 2 p.m. The Silo, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

Acrylic nature paintings by Janet Newman: Runs through June 30. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Exhibit of paintings by Rosemary Connor: Runs through July 27. 30 Bridge Street building, 30 Bridge St. Hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, call 212-725-1430 or visit www.rosemary-connor.com.

ROXBURY

"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.

Washington

"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.

"Just Beneath the Surface": Runs through June 24. Behnke Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. Hours: Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1655 or email info@behnkedohertygallerycom.

Basketry by Liza Charlebois: Runs through June 30. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

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

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.

KENT

Concert with Kent Singers and Sherman Chamber Ensemble: June 10, 3 p.m. Kent School chapel, Route 341. $20. For more infomration, visit www.kentsingers.org or www.shermanchamberensemble.org.

New Milford

Auditions for Texaco Country Showdown: June 6, 7-9 p.m. The Cookhouse, 31 Danbury Road (Route 7).

"From Bob to Bebop" with saxophonist Dan Goble and pianist Russell Hirshfield: June 9, 8 p.m. The Silo, Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. $30/adult. $5/student. For more information, call 860-355-0300.

Musical events at Merryall Center for the Arts: June 9: Steve Kaz and Higher and Higher's Christian Martirano, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $25 at the door. For more information, visit www.merryallcenter.org or call 860-354-7264.

Washington

Music at G.W. Tavern: June 2: Gerst Lite, 9:30 a.m. June 9: Those Guys, 9:30 p.m. June 16: Eran Troy Danner, 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.

Special Events

Bridgewater

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 toconol@yahoo.com.

Tag sale: June 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Senior center, Hut Hill Road.

Roast beef dinners: June 9, Sept. 8, Oct. 13, seatings at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Grange hall, Route 133. $12/adult. $5/child under 12. Music to follow at 7:30 p.m. $3.

Gaylordsville

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.

Kent

Tag sale: June 7-9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Templeton Farm Apartments at the barn, 16 Swifts Lane.

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 kvfdball@kentfire.org or calll 860-927-3080.

Nutmeg Discussion Group: June 11, 3:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Digital classroom training day: June 15, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. South Kent School, 40 Bulls Bridge Road. For more information, visit http://southkentschool.org/ibootcamp.

New Milford

Historical walk 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.

Drug take-back day for unwanted and expired medications: June 2, 9 a.m.-noon. Western Connecticut Health Network Laboratory Patient Service Center, 120 Park Lane (Route 202). Must be in original containers. Syringes not accepted.

Teddy Bear Family Craft Festival: June 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Woman's Club on Village Green.

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.

Hawaiian dinner-dance: June 2. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Dancing/music, 7-11 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). $30/member. $40/guest. For more information, call 860-354-7593 or visit www.arionsingingsociety.com.

Annual meeting of Mountain View Association: June 3, 1 p.m. At 116 Mountain View Ave. Bring lawn or folding chair.

Poetry and music program: June 3, 2 p.m. The Silo, Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300.

Library offerings: June 6: program about state's battleship, 6:30 p.m. June 8: Young Adult Council, 6:30 p.m. screening of "The Women on the 6th Floor," 1 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

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.

Program about state's battleship: June 6, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Mark Albertson, author.

BNI: On Track Chapter meeting: June 7: with Scott Mulhare of Bakewell & Mulhare CPA, 7 a.m. June 14: with Dawn Laterza of What Now Services, 7 a.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street, 7 a.m. For more information, call 860-354-4464.

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.

Classic/antique car show: June 8, 6-10 p.m. Rain date, June 9. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road (Route 7 North). $5/classic or antique car. Free/spectator.

"Paint the People" festival: June 9, noon-10 p.m. Presented by Village Center for the Arts at Young's Field, Young's Field Road. Includes interactive art activities, paint, music, art, dance, food and more. For more information, visit www.villagecenterarts.com.

Bulls Alumni Reunion and Family Day: June 9, 1-4 p.m. Rain date, June 10. Bulls Field, Boardman Road.

Spaghetti supper: June 9, 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.

Spring dance fest: June 9, 7 p.m. June 10, 2 and 6 p.m. Presented by FineLine Theatre Arts at New Milford High School, Route 7 South. $15/adult. $10/student in K-12.

"Astronomy Journal Series: Observing Tonight's Constellations" kids' night: June 9, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.

Bag sale: June 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thrift Mart, 146 Danbury Road.

19th annual Cancer Survivors Celebration: June 14, 4-6 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 800-350-1595 by June 8.

Roxbury

Rummage/bake sale: June 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

Hike on the Seth Warner Trail: June 2. Starts at 8 a.m. at Hurlburt Park pavilion on Apple Lane. Ends at noon at Roxbury Falls parking lot. For more information, email trudyswenson@charter.net.

Reading of "The Golden Age": June 10, 3 p.m. Library, South Street.

Sherman

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.

Senior housing forum: June 9, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Co-presented by Sherman Housing Commission and Sherman Commission on Aging atSherman School cafeteria, 2 Route 37 East.

Rhubarb festival: June 9-10, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 2 Route 37 East. $5/portion of rhubarb dishes. For more information, visit www.whitesilowinery.com.

WaRREN

Trail making day: June 2, 9 a.m. 3- Chester Road. At Preston Preserve.

Pancake breakfast: June 10, 7:30-11 a.m. Hosted by Women's Auxiliary of Warren Volunteer Fire Department at Warren Woods, Brick School Road. $5/adult. $2/child. Free/child under 3.

Washington

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.

Book signings: June 3: with Flora Miller Biddle, author of "Embers," 2 p.m. June 9: with Philip Delves Broughton, author of "The Art of the Sale: Learning from the Masters About the Business of Life, 2 p.m. With Tere Tereba, author of "Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.'s Notorius Mobster," 4 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

Program about thought field therapy: June 7, 10:30 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza.

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.

Shepaug Valley High School Class of 1972 reunion: June 9. American Legion Hall, Bryan Memorial Plaza. $30. For more information, call 860-305-0136 or email abresson06776@yahoo.com

"Art from the Earth: Early American Stoneware" lecture series: June 10: "Hidden Treasures" with Leslie Keno of Antiques Road Show and Sotheby's, 1 p.m. Aug. 4: "Potter's Studios Tour and Demonstration" at Guy Wolff's workshop in Bantam, 10 a.m. Sept. 23: "Archaeological Evidence of Early Stoneware in Manhattan" with Meta Janowitz of the African Burial Ground Project in New York City, 1 p.m. Oct. 13: "Stoneware Lecture and Appraisal Event" with Zipp family of Crocker Farm, time to be announced. Part of Gunn Memorial Museum art exhibit. Lectures to be held at library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7756.

Area towns

"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.

Theater

New Milford

"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.