Arts

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"New Adventures in Acrylic Painting: Selected Works of Faith Stewart-Gordon": Runs through May 31. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Kent

Spring show: Runs through May 26. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

New Milford

"A New Season": Runs through June 7. Gregory James Gallery, 93 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-3436 or visit www.gregoryjamesgallery.com.

Exhibit of Galapagos Islands photographs by Ruth Pearl: Runs through June 15. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Series of drawing by Pita Lemstra: Runs through June 20. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"New Life, New Light" -- exhibit of art by regional artists: Runs through June 21. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, email newmilartscomm@gmail.com.

"Visions of Nature" -- art by Rosemary Connor: Runs through July 12. 30 Bridge Street building. 30 Bridge St. Hours: Mondays-Fridays, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

"The Lost Arts of Domestic Life: From Basic to Beautiful": Runs through October. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. Hours: Tuesdays-Thursdays, noon-3 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

ROXBURY

"Ken Cornet: New Works on Paper: Primitive + Abstract Collages": Runs through June 7. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Washington

"Art & Food": Opening reception, May 17, 4-6 p.m. Runs through June 14. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

"W'Abenaki Stylez" -- art by Takara Matthews: Runs through May 31. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Exhibit of sculptures, orthogonals and paintings by Arthur Carter: Runs through June 21. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

"Over There: Washington and The Great War": Runs through Jan. 18. Gunn Historical Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

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. 888-AMC-4FUN. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.

Music/Dance

New Milford

Jazz concert with Bucky Pizzarelli and Ed Laub: May 24, 7:30 p.m. At Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue. $50 and $75 levels for general admission. $100 and up also available. Benefits Hunt Hill Farm For more information and tickets, call 860-355-0300 or viist www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

Washington

"To End All Wars: Music of World War I" -- part of "Over There: Washington and The Great War" exhibit and programs: May 18, 1 p.m. With Rick Spencer. Gunn Historical Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Concert with Barrington Christian Academy: May 24, 7 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Plant mart: May 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club at firehouse, Route 133.

Little Britches 5K run/walk: May 18, 9:30 a.m. Starts at Bridgewater Pavilion, Sarah Sanford Road.

Book group: May 19: discussion of "Beware of Pity," 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Children's library activities: Science Art in a Book for students in grades 2-5: May 20, 3:15-4 p.m. Explorers group for kids in grades 2-5: May 28, 3:15-4 p.m. Library, Route 133. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6937 or visit www.www.burnhamlibrary.org.

Gaylordsville

Flea market: May 25, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Gaylordsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary at firemen's field, Route 7.

Kent

Program on Civil War medicine: May 18, 2 p.m. Hosted by historical society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.

Annual book sale: May 24 and 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 25, noon-5 p.m. Library, Main Street.

Library junior room bake sale: May 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Library, Main Street.

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: May 16, 30 and 31: front room open, 6:30-11 p.m. May 17: Magic the Gathering, 6:30-11 p.m. May 23: fifth-grade spring game night, 6:30-9:30 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

After-school girls' group for fifth- and sixth-grade girls: Meets Wednesdays through June 4, 3:30-5 p.m. Bus picks up girls at SNIS. Parents pick up girls at Youth Agency, East Street, at 4:30 p.m. For more information ad RSVP, call 860-354-0047.

Pratt Nature Center events: Tuesdays: walking club for adults, 10-11:30 a.m. $5/walk. May 16: full moon hike, time to be announced. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. $50. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

Robotics And Beyond offerings: May 16: Minecraft game night, for ages 7-12, 6-9 p.m. May 27: open house, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Robotics And Beyond, 30 Bridge St., Suite 204. For more information and fees, call 860-799-5200.

Daughters of the American Revolution meeting: May 16, 7 p.m. At historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-350-2595.

Health the Children tag sale: May 16-18, time to be announced. Healing the Children future thrift shop site, 27 East St.

Roast beef dinner: May 17, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by Good Shepherd Lodge at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

Visit with author Deborah Freedman: May 17, 1 p.m. Bank Street Book Nook, Bank Street. Author of "The Story of Fish and Snail" and "Blue Chicken."

Cruzin' New Milford spring kick-off car and motorcycle show: May 18, 1-8 p.m. On grounds of Faith Church, 600 Danbury Road (Route 7 South).

FineLine Theater Arts performance: May 18: with teen improv group and cabaret style performance, 4 p.m. FineLine, 77 Railroad St. For more information, call 860-210-1444.

Merryall Union Chapel service: May 18: with retired pastor Gregory Wismar of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Newtown, 4 p.m. Merryall Union Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.

"Cute as a Button" program: May 18, 2-4 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. With guest speaker Nettie McKenna. Free/member. $5/non-member. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Library creative offerings: May 20: "The Magic of Spinning Yarn" with Jody Hyman, 6:30 p.m. May 21: cell phone photography with Sally Delmerico, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

"Aging in Your Home" series: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. May 20: "How to Obtain Financial Resources to Keep You at Home Comfortably." May 27: "Getting the Help You Need at Home and Ways to Pay for It." For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-6075.

Caregivers Support Group: May 20, 10 a.m. Meets first and third Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Book discussion group for science fiction readers: May 21, 6:30-8 p.m. Meets third Wednesday of each month. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Meets May 23. Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. May 18 and 25. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays. Meets May 21 and 28. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

Plant sale: May, 24, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Garden Club of New Milford on Village Green. Includes plant sale, bake sale and garden-themed tag sale.

Roxbury

"Expanding Your Backyard: Great Local Destinations" with Kathy Diemer: May 18, 2 p.m. Library, South Street.

Sherman

Screening of "Any Day Now": May 16. Doors open, 6:30 p.m. Movie, 7 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Positive Parenting workshop: May 17, 7-7:30 p.m. Robbyn's Nest Montessori, 2 Jane Lane. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-8989.

Asparagus festival: May 17-18, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. $5/plate. For more information, visit www.whitesilowinery.com.

Women's soiree: May 23, 7-9 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. $25. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-2455.

Book sale: May 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 25, 9 a.m.-noon. Library Sherman Center.

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Barrel Bash: May 17-18, noon-5 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, Hopkins Road. $25. For more information and tickets, visit www.hopkinsvineyard.com.

Pancake breakfast: May 18, 7:30-11 a.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child 3 and older.

Washington

HORSE of Connecticut spring open house: May 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Rain date, May 18. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. Includes boutique sale, tack sale, tours and silent auction, and pony rides for kids form noon to 2 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1960 or visit www.horseofct.org.

One-one-one consultations about Medicare: May 19, 9:30 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0735.

Washington Ambulance open house: May 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Firehouse, Bee Brook Road.

Book signing: May 24, 2 p.m. With Sally Cook and James Charlton who will sign copies of "How to Speak Baseball." Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525.

Program and discussion of "Extraordinary Hearts: A Journey of Cardiac Medicine and the Human Spirit" with Dr. John A. Elefteriades: May 27, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road.

Theater

New Milford

Auditions for "Avenue Q": May 19-20, 7-8:30 p.m. TheatreWorks, Brookside Avenue. Seeking two male and two female puppeteers ages 21-40, one make and two female actors ages 21-40 .For more information, visit www.theatreworks.us.

SHERMAN

"See How They Run": Runs Fridays-Saturdays through May 18, 8 p.m. May 18, 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.