Arts

BRIDGEWATER

Works by Karen LaFleur of New Milford: Runs through July. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For information, call 860-354-6937.

Exhibit of works by Carolyn Fisher: Runs through Aug. 31. Senior center, Hut Hill Road.

GAYLORDSVILLE

Works by Susan Grissell and Richard Stalter: Runs through August. Hepatica Vintage Thrift, 636 Kent Road. For more information, call 860-210-1901.

KENT

“Large Works” — works by Gene Davis: Opening reception, July 11, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Aug. 23. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501.

Elected artists invitational and solo show featuring works by Ann Kromer: Runs through July 12. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

“The Beach” — works by Steve Eazarsky: Runs through Aug. 31. Reception, July 11, 3-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

“The Camps of Kent: Memories of Summer”: Runs through Sept. 27. Seven Hearths, 4 Studio Hill Road. Hours: Weekends, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-4587 or visit www.kenthistoricalsociety.org.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

“Dwellings: Details in Space & Form” — drawings/paintings by Zeb Mayer and photography by John Kane: Reception, July 11, 4-6 p.m. Runs through Aug. 9. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St.

NEW MILFORD

“Summer Fun”: July 17-Aug. 30. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, email newmilartscomm@gmail.com.

Works by W. David Herman: Opening reception, July 18, 3-8 p.m. W. David Herman Gallery, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.wdavidherman.com.

“Art of the Animal”— works by regional artists: Runs through Aug. 2. Gregory James Gallery, 93 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-3436 or visit www.gregoryjamesgallery.com.

“A Country Summer” — exhibit of works by Lorraine Ryan of New Milford —and works by Washington Montessori School students: Runs through Aug. 3.. The Silo, Upland Road. For information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

“New Milford: A Century of Collecting, 1915-2015”: Runs through Oct. 18. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For information, call 860-354-3069.

ROXBURY

Exhibit of original watercolors by Jim Stanton: Opening reception, July 11, 1:30-4 p.m. Runs through Sept. 27. Senior center, South Street. Hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Exhibit of works by sisters Banjie Getsinger Nelson and Ann Getsinger of Marlborough, Mass.: Runs through July 18. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

SHERMAN

Works by Jessica Ifshin: Reception, July 12, 1-4 p.m. Runs through July 26. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East.

WASHINGTON

Oil paintings by Katie Ré Scheidt: Runs through Aug. 1. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

Movies

Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911 (office).

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.

Music/Dance

KENT

Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert series: July 11, Aug. 7 and Sept. 4, 8 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 7 and 341. $30/adult. $25/senior and student. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-5930.

NEW MILFORD

Music by Quit Your Day Job funk fusion band: July 10, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Salsa, 31 Bank St.

Music by Danbury Brass Band: July 11, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $25. For information, call 860-354-7264 or visit www.merryallcenter.org.

SHERMAN

Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert series: July 12, Aug. 8 and Sept. 5, 8 p.m. Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse, Leach Hollow Road. $30/adult. $25/senior and student. $10 lawn tickets also available. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-5930.

Special Events

BRIDGEWATER

Roast beef dinner: July 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosted by grange at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Main Street. $18/adult. $15/senior over 65 and child 5-12.

Screening of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”: July 18. Picnics start at 6 p.m. Movie, 9 p.m. Presented by town at town pavilion, Sarah Sanford Road.

Barbecue: July 23, noon. Senior center, Hut Hill Road. For more information , call 860-355-3090.

GAYLORDSVILLE

Oratory of the Little Way events: July 11 and 28: healing prayer service, 10 a.m.-noon. July 15: soaking prayer, 10 a.m. July 15, 22 and 29: Al-Anon meetings, 7-8 p.m. July 22: “More than Healing,” 10 a.m.-noon. July 25: “Finding and Using Your Gifts” retreat, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory Lane. For information, call 860-354-8294.

KENT

Book sale: June hours: Fridays and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July and August hours: Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Runs through October. Library, Main Street.

“Eric Sloane and New England Stone” art show: Receiving: July 12, 16-19 and 23, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Show: opening reception, July 25, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7). For more information, call 860-927-3849.

Art enrichment programs for children: July 13-17: Color Splash II for ages 9-12, 9 a.m.-noon. July 10-24: drawing for ages 5-10, 9 a.m.-noon. and ages 8-13, 1-4 p.m. Offered by historical society at Seven Hearths. For more information, call 860-927-4587.

“An Afternoon of Story and Song” with Steve Katz: July 18, 4 p.m. Hosted by library at Fife ’n Drum, Route 7 North. $20. For more information and tickets, call 860-927-3761.

Antique engine show: July 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. On grounds of Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road. For information, visit www.ctamachinery.com.

NEW MILFORD

Cruise night: Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m. Between Webster Bank and Panera Bread at Litchfield Crossings, Route 7.

Sale of new book “New Milford Revisited” and screening of “The Tramp”: July 10, 7 p.m. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Teen and tween summer events: Mayhem Mondays events: July 13: Minecraft, 6 p.m. July 20: “Dungeons and Dragons,” 6 p.m. July 27: handwriting analysis and book talk with David DeWitt, 6 p.m. Way Out Wednesdays programs: July 15: teen café, 4 p.m. July 15: “Fractured Fairytales” with Joe Russo, 2 p.m. July 22: “Geocoaching with Chris Fisher,” 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Book sale: July 10: early birds, 9-10 a.m. $5. Also open, with no admission fee, July 10, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., July 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and July 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by FRIENDS of New Milford Library at New Milford High School, Route 7 South.

Thanksgiving in July car, motorcycle and truck show: July 11, 5-9 p.m. Rain date, July 18. Co-sponsored by Paradice Classic Cruisers and Union Savings Bank at the bank, intersection of routes 109 and 202. Bring non-perishable food items for food bank. $10/exhibitor. Free/spectator. For more information, call 860-354-7089 or visit www.paradiceclassiccruisers.org.

Dream Come True fundraiser: July 11, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Tasty Waves, 7 Main St. Portion of day’s proceeds will benefit non-profit organization.

“Second Saturday Stars” program: “The Jupiter System”: July 11, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.

Book signing with Cindy Eastman: July 12, noon-2 p.m. Bank Street Book Nook, Bank Street. Author of “Flip Flops After 50, and Other Thoughts on Aging I Remembered t“o Write Down."

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. Future: July 12, 19 and 26. Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future: July 22 and 29 (not meeting July 15). Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future: July 10 and 24. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

“Don’t Let Emotions Run Your Life” group for girls entering grades 9-12: July 13, 20 and 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Youth Agency, 50 East. St. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

Free parent support group: July 14 and 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Regularly meets second and fourth Tuesday each month. Sponsored by New Milford Substance Abuse Prevention Council at The Maxx, Railroad Street. Geared toward parents and older adults concerned about a young person’s drug or alcohol use. For more information, call Laura at 860-354-0047.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: July 14 and 28, 3-4 p.m. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 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: July 14 and 28, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Computer courses: July 15: introduction to cloud and popular services for storage, 1-3 p.m. July 20 and 22: Word Online, 1-3 p.m. Must attend first part of each course in order to attend rest of series. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Book discussion group for science fiction readers: July 15, 6-8 p.m. Meets third Wednesday of each month. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

“Make Your Own Herbal Sleep Pillow” workshop: July 15, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For information, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: July 16: with Dave Seegers, 7 a.m. July 23: with Donald Hicks of North SKy Photography, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Screening of “Julie & Julia”: July 17, time to be announced. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. For more information, visit www.merryallcenter.org or call 860-354-7264.

Summer tag sale: July 18, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road.

Pet thrift shop and sale: July 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, Inc., 8 Dodd Road. For more information, call 860-354-1350.

Roast beef dinner: July 18, 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.

Wells Valley Cat Sanctuary fundraiser: July 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wells Valley Cat Sanctuary, 8 Wells Road.

Car, truck and bike show: July 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Organized by Partners in Crime Relay for Life team at New Milford High School, Route 7 South. $10 to participate. Free/spectator.

Merryall Chapel service: July 19, 4 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road. With guest pastor, the Rev. Linda Williams of Salem Covenant Church. For more information, call 860-355-8439.

Caregivers Support Group: July 21, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Drug trends workshop: July 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Presented by New Milford Substance Abuse Prevention Council at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

“More than Honey”: July 22, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For information, call 860-355-1191.

ROXBURY

Events for “Every Hero Has a Story” summer reading program for kids: July 11: Mr. Magic. July 18: Caravan Puppets. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Pickin & Fiddlin’ Contest: July 11, 2-9 p.m. Rain date, July 12. At Hurlbut Park, Apple Lane. $10/person over 10. Free/kid under 10. For more information, visit www.roxburyct.com.

Lecture on nonfiction memoir writing, “Letter By Letter”: July 16, 7 p.m. Library, South Street. With author Davyne Verstandig.

SHERMAN

Appalachian Craft Fair: July 10, noon-6 p.m. July 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 12m noon-5 p.m. Holy Trinity Church, Sherman Center.

Book discussion: July 10, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. Discussion of “Maisie Dobbs” by Jacqueline Winespear.

“Great Decisions” series: 10 a.m. July 12: “India Changes Course.” Aug. 9: “U.S. Policy Toward Africa.” Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $50. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.

Summer programs: Themed one-week sessions offered through Aug. 21, 8-11 a.m. or noon-3 p.m. Robbyn’s Nest Mommy and Me Tutoring Center. For more information, call 860-355-8989.

Word Weavers: July 18. Meets third Saturday each month, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.

WASHINGTON

Family programs as part of summer reading program: July 10: “The Lorax Challenge” with Litchfield County 4-H, 10 a.m. July 14: superhero comics drawing workshop, 6:30 p.m. July 21: animal heros with K-9 unit, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For information, call 860-868-2310.

Green Fair: July 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. On Green in front of First Congregational Church.

“Celebrating Women Photographers” film series: July 13: “Everlasting Moments,”1 p.m. July 27: “Finding Vivian Maier,” 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, visit www.gunnlibrary.org.

Screening of “The Paper Trail” with filmmaker Jonathan Bee: July 16, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

“Meet an Author for Lunch”: July 21, noon. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Janice Nimura, author of “Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back” ($26.95). Admission is price of book. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0525.

Republican Town Committee caucus: July 21, 7:30 p.m. American Legion Hall, Bryan Plaza.

AREA TOWNS

Genealogy roundtable: July 18, 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 more information, call 860-364-5688.

Theater

NEW MILFORD

“Time Stands Still”: Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. July 10-Aug. 1, as well as July 26, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23/person. $18/military personnel and student with ID. July 16: pay-what-you-can-night, 8 p.m. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.

Auditions for “Leading Ladies”: July 13-14, 7-9 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. Cast of three women ages 30-80 and five men ages 20-65 is sought. For more information, visit www.theatreworks.us/actors.