Arts

Kent

Members show II: Runs through July 13. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

"The Artist Who Loved the Sky: Cloudscapes, Weather and the World of Eric Sloane": Ongoing. Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7 North). For more information, call 860-927-3849.

New Milford

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

"Meditations on Water" -- photography by Barbara Soares and Jim Stasiak of New Milford: Runs through June 30. Miranda Vineyard, 42 Ives Road, Goshen. For more information, visit www.mirandavineyard.com.

ROXBURY

"Kilmer Woods" -- exhibit of works by Karen Simmons: Opening reception, June 14, 2-4 p.m. Runs through July 26. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Washington

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

AREA TOWNS

"The Craftsmen" -- featuring works by residents of the Greater New Milford area: Runs through June 28. The Gallery, 44 Lakeside Road, Morris. Hours: Saturdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and by appointment. For more information, call 917-539-3130.

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

Music at Merryall Center for the Arts: June 14: Samantha Lane Talmadge. June 21: Brianne Chasanoff and guest performers. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $25/performance. Subscriptions and membership available. For more information, call 860-354-7264 or visit www.merryallcenter.org.

Kent Singers performance of "Elijah": June 15, 3 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue.

Special Events

Bridgewater

"The Genius of Folk Art through The Centuries": June 13, 7 p.m. With Deborah Ash. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

"Fizz Boom Read" summer reading kick off: June 14, 10 a.m.-noon. Library, Main Street. For information, call 860-354-6937.

Book group: June 16: discussion of "Three Men in a Boat," 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Gaylordsville

Wine tasting: June 13, 6-8:30 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel, Browns Forge Road. $25/hotel member or Pay Pal. $30/other. For information, visit www.merwinsvillehotel.org.

"Refreshing the Spirit" retreat: June 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

Program with author Nan Parson Rossiter: June 14, 2-4 p.m. Library, Main Street.

Book events: June 14: signing with Sally Cook and James Charlton, who will sign "An Illustrated Guide to Ballpark Banter," 2-4 p.m. June 21: with M.L. Brennan, who will sign copies of her Urban Fantasy series: "Generation V" and "Iron Night," 2-4 p.m. House of Books, 10 North Main St. For more information, call 860-927-4104.

Strawberry fair: June 14, 1-5 p.m. Kent Congregational Church, Route 7 North.

Fireman's Ball: June 14. Doors open, 6 p.m. Dinner, 7 p.m. At firehouse, 28 Maple St. $30 in advance. $35 at door. For more information, email kvfdball@kentfire.org.

Open Day at Buddy and Monika Nixon's garden: June 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Part of Garden Conservancy's Litchfield County Open Day. Nixon residence, 44 Kent Hollow Road. $5. For more information, visit www.gardenconservancy.org.

Summer solstice soiree fundraiser and silent auction: June 21, 5-8 p.m. Iron Mountain Farm & Gardens, 140 Geer Mountain Road, South Kent. $75/person. Benefits library. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761 or visit www.kentmemoriallibrary.org.

Program about Palestine and Israel with Rita E. Hauser, international lawyer: June 21, 2 p.m. Hosted by library and United Nations Association of Connecticut at Kent School's pre-engineering and applied sciences center, 23 North Main St. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.

Program with elder women poets: June 21, 5:30 p.m. House of Books, 10 North Main St. With Sondra Zeidenstein, along with other women poets, who will read from Zeidenstein's "Speaking for my Self: A Collection of Twelve Women Poets in their Seventies and Eighties."

New Milford

Robotics And Beyond offerings: June 14 and 21: introduction to Java programming, 1-3 p.m. June 20: Minecraft game night, for ages 7-12, 6-9 p.m. JRobotics And Beyond, 30 Bridge St., Suite 204. For information and fees, call 860-799-5200.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: 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. Meets June 15 and 22. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Meets June 19 and 26. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Meets June 13 and 27. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

Events for teens at The Maxx: June 13: dance for seventh- and eighth-graders, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. June 28: Magic the Gathering, 6:30-11 p.m. June 14, 20-21 and 27: front room open, 6:30-11 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

Spring into summer celebration for students in grades 6-12: June 13, 7-9 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Screening of "Inherit the Wind" starring Frederic March: June 13, 7:30 p.m. Picnicking, 7 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $10/adult. $5/student. For more information, call 860-354-7264 or visit www.merryallcenter.org.

Shred day: June 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Webster Bank at Litchfield Crossings, 169 Danbury Road.

Can and bottle drive: June 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by NMHS band and color guard at Stop & Shop.

Program about homeschooling: June 14, 2-4 p.m. Library, Main Street. With successful homeschooler Francesca Morrissey. For information, call 860-355-1191.

Spaghetti supper: June 14, 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.

Diabetes dinner-dance: June 14. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $15/person. $25/couple.

Outdoor Art Festival: June 14, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 15, noon-5 p.m. Village Green.

"Second Saturday Stars" program: "Solar System Secrets: Oort Cloud Systems": June 14, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, Route 7. For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.

Macricostas Preserve hike for kids in grades 7-12: June 17. For more information and RSVP, email stacey@youthagency.org.

Worldwide Knit in Public Day: June 17, 4-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Caregivers Support Group: June 17, 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.

Nature walk for youths: June 18. Leave at 9:30 a.m. and pick up at 4 p.m. at Youth Agency, 50 East St. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-0047.

Young people's book swap: June 18, 204 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Book discussion group for science fiction readers: June 18, 6:30-8 p.m. Meets third Wednesday of each month. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

"College: Creating Your Own Path": June 18, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With reps from Morgan Stanley, Jon Dibble and Brenner LeCompte. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: June 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Scott's Nursery & Landscaping at Scott's, 322 Kent Road (Route 7).

Roast beef dinner: June 21, 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.

Roxbury

"Art in the Meetinghouse" juried art show and sale: June 20, 6-9 p.m., with awards at 7:30 p.m. June 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m June 22, 1-4 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church Road.

Sherman

Evening of Hope -- benefit for Julia's Wings Foundation: June 14. At White Silo Winery, 32 Route 37 East. For more information, visit www.juliaswings.org.

Adult book discussion: June 20: discussion of "City of Thieves" by David Benloff, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. For more information or to RSVP, call 860-354-2455 or email mloeb@biblio.org.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble picnic and concert: June 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Rain date, June 22. Green, town center. Bring blankets/chairs.

WaRREN

Pancake breakfast: June 15, 7:30-11 a.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child 3 and older.

Washington

Washington Village Improvement Society family picnic: June 13, 6 p.m. At River Walk Pavilion next to Washington Primary School, School Street. Open to Washington residents.

HORSE of Connecticut showing: June 14, 2-4 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960 or visit www.horseofct.org.

"Day of Design": June 14. Mayflower Grace, Route 47. With interior designers, style arbiters and more. For more information and fees, call 860-868-9466.

Program about the Consumer Health Complete database: June 16, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Susan Twombly, community outreach coordinator at New Milford Hospital. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

IAIS summer stolstice hike: June 21, 8:30-10:30 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Atelier sale and summer solstice celebration: Sale, June 21-29. Celebration, June 21, 6-9 p.m. Washington Art Association, Bryan Plaza. $45/person. For information and RSVP, call 860-868-2878.

Open Day at Linda Allard's Highmeadow and Charles Raskob Robinson and Barbara Paul Robinson's Brush Hill Gardens: June 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Part of Garden Conservancy's Litchfield County Open Day. $5 visit/garden. For more information, including directions, visit www.gardenconservancy.org.

Open Day at Hollister House Garden: June 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Part of Garden Conservancy's Litchfield County Open Day. Hollister House Garden, 300 Nettleton Hollow Road. $5. For more information, visit www.gardenconservancy.org.

Hike to Holiday House: June 21, 1 p.m. Steep Rock Preserve. With Gunn Historical Museum curator Stephen Bartkus. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Book signing: June 22: with Nina Techolz, author of "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525.

Area towns

Annual Open Your Eyes Studio Tour: Showcase, June 22, 5-9 p.m. Tour: June 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. At 26 artists' studios in Torrington, Harwinton and Burlington. For more information, visit www.openyoureyestour.org or call 860-618-0075.