Published 12:00 am, Thursday, August 10, 2017
Aug. 13-Sept. 4. Reception, Aug. 19, 2-4 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit www.kentart.org.
“The Founders of Kent: Starting from Scratch on the Colonial Frontier”: Open weekends, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Through October. Seven Hearths, Route 7. For more information, call 860-927-4587.
Exhibit of works by Wendy Costa and Barbara Marks: Aug. 19, 4-6 p.m. Smithy Loft Gallery, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.
Exhibit of works by Dennis William Stuart: Runs through Sept. 2. Library, Main Street.
“A Point of Departure” - works by Katie Re Scheidt: Runs through Sept. 9. Library, South Street.
Exhibit of New England landscapes by Heather Scofield: Runs through Sept. 9. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.
The Little Red Schoolhouse: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m. Gaylord Road. Free. Donations accepted. Schoolhouse was built in 1740 and used until 1967.
Merwinsville Hotel: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m., except Aug. 20. Brown’s Forge Road. Free. Hotel was built in 1843 and features authentically furnished station waiting room and museum of local memorabilia from early Gaylordsville families.
Brown’s Forge: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m. Brown’s Forge Road about 1/4-mile beyond Merwinsville Hotel. Free. Forge was built in 1871 and has original blacksmithing tools.
Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line).
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.
Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert series: Aug. 11: “Masterworks of the Piano Trio,” 8 p.m. Sept. 1, 8 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, intersection of routes 7 and 341. $30/general admission. $25/student and senior. Free/child 15 and under who is accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-5930.
Edwin Kinkade Concert series: Aug. 12: Songhorse, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19: the Sonny Carroll Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26: Terra Coda, 7:30 p.m. Village Green. Bring blanket and/or lawn chair.
Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert series: Aug. 12: “Masterworks of the Piano Trio,” 8 p.m. Sept. 2, 8 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, Route 39. $30/general admission. $25/student and senior. Free/child 15 and under who is accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-5930.
Washington Friends of Music concert festival: Aug. 11, 5:30 p.m. At the meetinghouse on the town Green. Featuring New Baroque Soloists. $20/first-time guest. $10/student. $25 in advance or $30 at door. For more information, call 860-868-9174.
Bridgewater Country Fair: Aug. 18, 4-11 p.m. Aug. 19, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 20, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Bridgewater firegrounds, Route 133. $8/adult. $6/senior. Free/child. $16/three-day pass.
Book sale: August: Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. September-October hours to be announced. Library, Main Street.
“Find Your Wellness Within: Learn to Tap into the Tools that are there to Serve You”: Aug. 19, 2:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Mary Ann Van Valkenburg, wellness coach and Reiki practitioner of Kent. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Worship, 11-12:30 p.m. Future offerings: Aug. 13, 20 and 27. Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future offerings: Aug. 16, 23 and 30. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future offerings: Aug. 25. Screening: Aug. 19, 12:30-1:30 p.m., for children, and 1:30-2:30 p.m., for adults and families. At 25 Church St. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paradice Cruisers cruise night: Tuesdays, 5 p.m.-dusk. Between Panera Bread and Webster Bank at Litchfield Crossings, Route 7 South.
English Café: Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to adult ESL students. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Summer craft show: Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hosted by Local Artists Group at 25 Church St.
Animal Welfare Society pet thrift shop: Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road.
Connecticut Clay Artists show and sale: Opening reception, Aug. 12, 4-7 p.m. Open Fridays through Sundays, noon-5 p.m. at Gallery 25, railroad station, Railroad Street.
New Milford Art Walk: Aug. 12, 1-5 p. m. Downtown New Milford. Maps of participating artists and businesses will be available at the New Milford Art Depot, 11 Railroad St.
“Second Saturday Stars” - “Solar Eclipses and the Great American Eclipse of 2017”: Aug. 12, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South.
Holy Eucharist service: Aug. 13, 8:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road.
Caregivers Support Group: Aug. 15, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Studio D open houses: Aug. 16, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 30, 3-5 p.m. Studio D, 27 Main St.
“Shade Revealed: How to Save Success in Low Light”: Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With master gardener Amy Ziffer. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: Aug. 17: with Dave Seegers of Hudson Valley Preservation, 8 a.m. Meets at 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
Washington Montessori School open house: Aug. 17, 2-4 p.m. At New Milford Swim and Tennis Club, 93 Aspetuck Ridge Road.
Roast beef dinner: Aug. 19, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.
Solar eclipse viewing party: Aug. 21, 1-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Parenting support and educa tion group for young parents: Aug. 22, 3-4 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For parents and expectant parents 23 and under. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.
Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Aug. 22,10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Tag/bake sale: Aug. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.
Word Weavers: Aug. 19, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.
Screening and discussion on film adaptations of William Shakespeare’s plays: Aug. 14: “Twelfth Night” (1995), 1 p.m. Aug. 21: “Richard III” (1995), 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.
Introductory session of Tai Chi/QiGong: Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Book signing: Aug. 19, 4 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop. With Litchfield County author Cuyler Overholt, author of “A Promise of Rain.”
“Conversations on the Green” program: talk about money with economics czar David Stockman and MSNBC analyst Jonathan Alter: Aug. 20, 3 p.m. At St. John’s Parish Hall, Parsonage Lane. General tickets, $45. Angel on the Green, $250, which includes preferred seating and special cocktail reception. Dinner at Mayflower Grace to follow program, $88.50. For more information and RSVP, call 203-947-1968.
“The Saga of the Prospector’s Daughter, Or She Was Only a Miner’s Minor”: Aug. 11-12 and 17-19. Doors open, 7 p.m. for dining. Show, 8 p.m. Presented by Dramalites of Washington at 661 Washington Road, Woodbury. $22/chair at cabaret table of four or $20/chair if full table reserved. $20/stadium seat in back row. For more information and tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/ e/saga-of-the-prospectors-daughter-tickets-36470761028?aff=es2.