Arts

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"For the Love of Flowers: An American Artist in Search of Her Dutch Roots" -- works by Tina Underwood: Runs through May. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For information, call 860-354-6937.

Kent

"Landscapes of New England" -- works by Ray Olsen of Cornwall Bridge: Reception, May 16, 3-6 p.m. Runs through June 30. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

"Don Gummer: Works on paper": Opening reception, May 16, 5-7 p.m. Runs through June 21. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit www.morrisongallery.com.

Spring juried show: Runs through May 25. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

MaRBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

"Portraits from the Farm" -- works by Melody Asbury and Jonathan Beckerman: Runs through May 24. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St.

New Milford

"New Milford: A Century of Collecting, 1915-2015": May 24-Oct. 18. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

"Eye Candy" -- exhibit of works by Ken Cornet and Tyler Farmen: Runs through May 25. The Silo, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

ROXBURY

"Colorful Memories" -- works by Rita Maduro Frenkel: Runs through May 30. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

SHERMAN

Works by Katharine Manning: Runs through May. Library, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.

AREA TOWNS

"Food, Glorious Food": Opening reception, May 16, 5-7 p.m. Runs through July 10. Sharon Historical Society, 18 Main St., Sharon. For information, call 860-364-5688.

Movies

Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122.

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road, Bantam. 860-567-0006.

AMC: Still River Corporate Center, 4-6 International Drive, Danbury. 888-AMC-4FUN.

Music/Dance

KENT

Recital with Monica Tessitore: May 17, 4 p.m. At St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Main Street. $20/adult. Free/student 18 and under and those attending college. For information, call 860-927-3486.

New Milford

Music by Mascot's Distance: May 16 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. Blues and jazz music with New Milford's Joe "Bearclaw" Burcaw as part of the band. $25. For information, visit www.merryallcenter.org.

All-star concert: May 22, 6:30-10 p.m. Presented by New Milford United Methodist Church at Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $12. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-4596.

SHERMAN

"Jamboree at JCC": May 23, 7 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.

Washington

Music by Simple Gifts: May 16, 8 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. $20. For information and RSVP, call 860-868-0569.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Plant mart: May 16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club at firehouse, Route 133.

Grange bake sale: May 16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by grange at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Main Street.

Discussion of "David & Goliath" by Malcolm Galdwell: May 18, 7 p.m. Library, Route 133.

Senior center events: May 18: appointments with Attorney Rudy Kuss, 1:30 p.m. May 21: birthday social, 1 p.m. and screening of "Aloha from Hawaii," 6:30 p.m. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For information, call 860-355-3090.

Pizza Fresca: May 23, 6-9 p.m. Hosted by Friends of Burnham Library at firehouse, Route 133. $30.

Gaylordsville

Flea market: May 24, 8 a.m-3 p.m. Hosted by GVFD Ladies Auxiliary at Fireman's Field, Route 7.

Kent

Garden Club tag sale: May 16, 8:30 a.m.-noon. Hosted by Garden Club at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of routes 7 and 341.

Bird walk: May 16, 7-9:30 a.m. Rain date, May 17. Hosted by Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust at Cobble Brook Preserve. With Art Gingert. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-1927.

Book signing, lecture and stonewall tour with author Robert Thorson: May 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Stone walkabout/talk, 10 a.m. Book signing, 11:15 a.m. General talk, 1 p.m. Kids' hands-on program, 2:30 p.m. Eric Sloane Museum, Route 7. Author of "Stone by Stone and Exploring Stone Walls: Field Guide to New England's Stonewalls." For information, call 860-927-3849.

"Discovering the Litchfield Hills' Cultural Treasures": May 17, 2 p.m. Hosted by historical society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.

Collection for Kent Food Bank: May 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Cub Scout Pack 11 and Boy Scout Troop 11 in front of Davis IGA.

Book sale: May 22 and 24, noon-5 p.m. May 23 and 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Runs through October. Library, Main Street.

Library Junior Room bake sale: May 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Library, Main Street.

New Milford

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Not to meet May 22 this month. Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Future oferings: May 17 and 24. Sunday worship: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future offerings: May 27 (not May 20 this month). At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

Events for teens at The Maxx: May 15: Applebrook Estate Auctions event, 6-10 p.m. May 16: Magic the Card game, 5:30-9:30 p.m. $5. May 22: Games, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. May 23: acoustic night for high schoolers, $6:30-11 p.m. $5. The Maxx, Railroad Street.

Semi-annual open house: May 16, noon-4 p.m. Enchanted New Age Gifts & Toys, 285 Litchfield Road. For more information, call 860-350-3898.

First Apostolic Gathering, Inc. special event: May 15, 7:30 p.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street. With Connecticut District Council's Men's Ministry Auxiliary's "Brothers in Unity" Fire Friday Ministries. For more information, call 203-431-9768.

Historical society centennial gala: May 16, 6-10 p.m. Lake Waramaug Country Club, New Preston. $100. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-3069.

"Three Cheers to Careers" fundraiser: May 16, 6-8 p.m. Hosted by Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut at St. John's Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Ave. $85. For information and RSVP, call 203-512-5791.

Roast beef dinner: May 16, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by Good Shepherd Lodge at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

Merryall Chapel service: May 17, 4 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road. With guest pastor, the Rev. Paul Fleck of New Milford United Methodist Church. For more information, call 860-355-8439.

Caregivers Support Group: May 19, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Program with former NBA basketball player Chris Herren: May 19, 7 p.m. New Milford High School, Route 7 South. Co-sponsored by variety of groups in town.

Book discussion group for science fiction readers: May 20, 6-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: May 21: with Attorney Katherine Webster-O'Keefe, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: May 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Goodworks Insurance and Coldwell Banker at The Cookhouse, 31 Danbury Road.

Tag sale: May 22-23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Butter Brook Hill Apartments, off Hillside Avenue.

Free parent support group: May 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sponsored by New Milford Substance Abuse Prevention Council at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, call Laura at 860-354-0047.

Program with Jeanette Barrows: May 26, 8 p.m. Presented by Daughters of the American Revolution at railroad station, Railroad Street. Program about Barrows' experience as first class Navy corpsman.

Roxbury

"Modernist in the Nursery: The Art of Legendary Illustrator Leonard Weisgard": May 16, 2 p.m. Library, South Street. With guest speaker Leonard Marcus.

Program with author Lizzie Skurnick: May 24, 3 p.m. Library, South Street. Author of "That Should be a Word: A Language Lover's Guide to Choregasms, Povertunity, Brattling, and 250 Other Much-Needed Terms for the Modern World."

Sherman

Jewish Community Center events: May 15: dinner, 6:30 p.m. screening of "The Book Thief," 7 p.m. $10. May 23-24: tag sale, May 23, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and May 24, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 23: jamboree, with 6 p.m. BBQ and 7:30 p.m. music. $10. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

Word Weavers: May 16, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.

Asparagus festival: May 16-17, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. Fee/asparaus dish. For information, visit www.whitesilowinery.com.

WaRREN

Homebuyer workshop and community open house: May 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Warren Community Center. For more information, email warrenlookingforward@gmail.com.

"Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Wine" spring festival: May 16, noon-7 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, Hopkins Road. $20 in advance at www.hopkinsvineyard.com or $25 at door.

Pancake breakfast: May 17, 7:30-11 a.m. Warren Community Center, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child 3 and older. Supports fire department auxiliary scholarship fund.

Washington

Program about cancer for men and women: May 14, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Spring open house: May 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960.

"Love, Loss & What I Wore" play to recognize school's 50th anniverseary: May 16, 7 p.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike.$100. Includes reception. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0551.

Festivities to mark National EMS Week: May 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Throughout town. Adult CPR class, 10 a.m.-noon and kids' first aid, 10-11 a.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Variety of events, American Legion Hall, Bryan Plaza. Formore information, visit www.washingtonambulance.org.

"Battlefield Archaeology: The Pequot War & King Phillip's War": May 17, 3-4:30 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.

Program to voice one's opinion about Health IT: May 22, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0735.

Book signing and discussion: May 23, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Phil Holland and Moses Pendleton, who will discuss and sign copies of "The Dance Must Follow." Introduction with Ann Leary.

Book signing: May 24: with Charles Dubow, author of "Girl in the Moonlight," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525.

Area towns

"Voices of Poetry/Back off the Shelf": May 16, 5-7 p.m. Ridgefield Library, Ridgfield. For information and RSVP, call 203-438-2282.

Genealogy roundtable: May 16, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Meets third Saturday of each month, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sharon Historical Society, 18 Main St., Sharon. For information, call 860-364-5688.

Theater

New Milford

"Souvenir": Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., through May 23. May 17, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23/person. $18/military personnel and student with ID. For reservations, call 860-350-6863.

SHERMAN

"Talley's Folly: Runs Fridays-Saturdays through May 17, 8 p.m. Also May 17, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $22/person. $11/student with id and cash. For information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.