Updated 10:12 am, Thursday, June 27, 2013
"Portraiture: from Master to Protege": Runs through June 30. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.
"Who Is GLN?" -- at by lives of the Nelson/Hirschberg family: July 6-31. Open Saturdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Historical society's Seven Hearths museum, Route 7. Free admission. For more information, call 860-927-4587 or visit http://www.kenthistoricalsociety.org.
Art by the late Robert E. Walker: Runs through July 13. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
"Impression and Expression: Two Approaches" --art by Dr. Ruth Jaffe: Runs through July 8. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
"Threshold of Infinity" --art by Jon Oliveiri and Joe Wheaton: Reception, June 29, 4-7 p.m. Runs through Aug. 4. Behnke Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. For more information, call 860-868-1655 or email info@behnkedohertygallerycom.
"A Black and White World": -- photography by Ira Mandlebaum: Runs through July 27. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.
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. 888-AMC-4FUN. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.
Ellen Kaye and Moscow 57 Band blues, jazz, rock and folk cabaret: June 29, 8 p.m. The Silo at Hunt HIll Farm, Upland Road. $35 in advance. $100/reserved seating. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-0300.
Musical events: June 28: "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy," 7:30 p.m. July 6: Yiddishkeit Klezmer concert, 8 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, reservations and fees,m call 860-355-8050.
Grange annual picnic: July 10. Details to come.
Wine tasting: June 29, 5-8 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel, Browns Forge Road. $25/member. $30/non-member. For more information, call 860-350-4443.
Mexican fiesta with music from the House of Love and Laughter Blues Band: June 29, 7 p.m. The Villager, Main Street. $25. Benefits Community Culinary School of Northwest Connecticut. For tickets, call Jeff Kilberg at 203-770-4234, Dawn Hammacott at 203-512-5791 or Ellen Corsell at 860-927-4804.
Book sale: June hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July hours: Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Holidays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Runs through early October. Library, Main Street.
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Heritage Day: July 6, noon-5 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, Hopkins Road.
Robotics and Beyond events: Intro to robotics/open studio time for ages 5 to 18: June 27-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Learn to solder or tech dissection for ages 10 and older: June 29, 9:30-11 a.m. Family science, technology, engineering and math activities featuring mechanical hands, tower building or sound off level 1 or 2 for all ages: June 29, 1- 2:30 p.m. Minecraft for ages 9 and older: June 21 and 28, 6-9 p.m. Robotics and Beyond, 30 Bridge St.
Events for teens at The Maxx: June 28: backroom band night with local artists, 7:30 p.m. $8. June 29: video game night featuring Mario Kart tournament, 7-11 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.
Bicycle safety day: June 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Rain date, July 7. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. Bring bikes and helmets. $5/adult. Free/child. For more information, call 860-354-5042.
Summer reading program: Runs July 1-Aug. 9. Library, Main Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-1191.
Beneath the Surface teen/tween summer program: July 3: moviethon, 2 p.m.July 10: hands-on Frisbee workshop, 6 p.m. July 17: Monopoly tournament, 2 pm. Library, Main Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-1191.
Fourth of July carnival: July 4-5, 6 -11 p.m. July 6, 5-10 p.m. Hosted by Lions Club at Young's Field Road. Tickets for rides will cost $1 each. $25/book of 28 tickets. $20/wristband for rides July 4 and 6 only.
Fourth of July celebration, including fireworks: July 5. Fire truck rides, 5:30 p.m. Cake, 6 p.m. Opening ceremony, 6:30 p.m. Music, 7 and 8 p.m. Village Green. Fireworks, approximately 9:30 p.m.
Silo cooking school events for kids: Various classes start July 8. The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.
"Learning about Rain Gardens": July 9, time and location to be announced. Hosted by Garden Club on Village Green.
Summer reading kick-off event for preschool and elementary school kids: June 29, 11:30 a.m. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Pickin' & Fiddlin' Contest: July 13, 2-9 p.m. Rain date, July 14. Hurlbut Park, Apple Lane. $12/person 12 and older.
Jewish Community Center events: June 28: "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy," call for time. July 13 and Aug. 3: cooking class with Adrienne Sussman. $100. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.
Flea market: June 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center.
Community picnic and concert: June 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Presented by Sherman Chamber Ensemble at town green. Bring blankets/chairs.
Volunteer fair: June 29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Presented by Sherman Steps Up! at town green.
Voice of Poetry one-year anniversary and readings by poets: June 30, 2-4 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, Routes 37 and 39. $20/person. $30/couple or family. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Centering prayer group: July 3. Meets first Wednesday of each month, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-1414.
Appalachian craft fair: July 12, noon-6 p.m. July 13, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 14, noon-5 p.m. Holy Trinity Church, Sherman Center.
Fourth of July bell ringing: July 4, 1:30 p.m. The Academy, Sackett Hill Road.
Reception to honor Barbara Johnson, assessor: June 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m. River Walk Pavilion, School Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-2786.
Book signing: June 29: with Georgia Sheron, author of "Uncle John," 2 p.m. June 30: with Elissa Altman, author of "Poor Man's Feast," 2 p.m. July 7: with John Kruth, author of "Rhapsody in Black: the Life and Music of Roy Orbison," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.
Kids' library programs: July 2: "Under the Earth Creepy Crawlies," 6:30 p.m. July 5: "Dinosaurs Rock," 3:30 p.m. July 9: Home Depot workshop, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310.
Parson's Table: July 3, 12:30 p.m. Meets first Wednesday of each month, 12:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church house, 9 Parsonage Lane. For more information, call 860-868-2527.
Fourth of July celebration: July 4. Stephen Reich Freedom Run, 5K road race/walk: 9 a.m. at Steep Rock Horse Ring. Picnicking: after 3 p.m. at Shepaug Valley Middle High School, South Street. Fireworks: gates open 8:45 p.m. SVHS. Must have car pass.
HORSE of Connecticut volunteer days: July 6 and Oct. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Horse of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960.
Retirement planning program: July 10, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. To RSVP, call 860-868-0735.
"Earnest or What's In A Name?": Fridays-Saturdays July 12 through July 27, 8 p.m. July 28, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23. Free preview for seniors, July 11, 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can, July 18, 8 p.m. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.
"Anne of Green Gables": Runs Fridays-Saturdays June 28-July 27, 8 p.m. July 7, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $20/person. $10/student with id and cash. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.
"The 39 Steps": July 5, 7 p.m. Presented by ASAP Summer Theater Intensive at Glenholme School, 81 Sabbaday Lane.
"Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein": June 28-29, 8:30 p.m. Musicals at Richter, Richter Arts Center, 100 Aunt Hack Road, Danbury. $23/adult. $18/senior. $15/student and child. For more information and tickets, call 203748-6873 or visit www.musicalsatrichter.org.
"9 to 5": July 5-20. Fridays-Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. Musicals at Richter, Richter Arts Center, 100 Aunt Hack Road, Danbury. $23/adult. $18/senior. $15/student and child. For more information and tickets, call 203-748-6873 or visit www.musicalsatrichter.org.
"Winnie the Pooh": July 6, 11 a.m. Craft, 10:30 a.m. Musical at Richter's FaIry Tale Theater. At Wooster School, Miry Brook Road, Danbury. Rain or shine. $5. For more information and tickets, call 203-748-6873 or visit www.musicalsatrichter.org.