Arts

BRIDGEWATER

Works by Karen LaFleur of New Milford: Runs through July. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. Hours: Tuesdays, 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more 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

Presidents’ juried show: Opens July 19. Reception, July 24, 7-9 p.m. Awards ceremony, July 25, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Sept. 7. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. March 8-Oct. 11. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

Works by Peter Seltzer: Runs through Aug. 5. The Good Gallery, 13 Railroad St. Hours: Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-5065 or visit www.thegoodgallerykent.com.

“Large Works” — works by Gene Davis: Runs through Aug. 23. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.mm. Sundays, 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-4501.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

“Dwellings: Details in Space & Form” — drawings/paintings by Zeb Mayer and photography by John Kane: 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). Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, 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 more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

“Splash, a Summer of Love” exhibit of works by Deedee Calvey: Runs through Sept. 12. Library, Main Street.

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

“The Interaction of Form and Color” — furniture, rugs and prints by Josef and Anni Albers: Runs through Oct. 31. AMEICO, 29 Church St. For more information, call 860-354-8765 or visit www.ameico.

ROXBURY

Exhibit of works by sisters Banjie Getsinger Nelson and Ann Getsinger of Marlborough, Mass.: Runs through July 18. Library, 23 South St. Hours: Mondays, noon to 7 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursdays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For information, call 860-350-2181.

“The Art of the Book” - works by Wendell Minor: Opening reception, July 25, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Sept. 5. Library, South Street. Hours: Mondays, noon to 7 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursdays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For information, call 860-350-2181.

Exhibit of original watercolors by Jim Stanton: Runs through Sept. 27. Senior center, South Street. Hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

SHERMAN

Works by Jessica Ifshin: 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. Hours: Mondays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

“Between Two Worlds: The Photography of Nell Dorr”: Runs through Oct. 31. Gunn Historical Museum, Wykeham Road. Hours: Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, noon-4 p.m. 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).

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

WARREN

Concert with Southern Voice Band: July 17, 5:30-8:30 p.m. At Warren Woods, Brick School Road.

WASHINGTON

Washington Friends of Music series: July 31, Aug. 7, 14 and 21, 5:30 p.m. At meetinghouse of First Congregational Church on the Green.

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 and RSVP, call 860-355-3090.

GAYLORDSVILLE

Oratory of the Little Way events: July 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. July 28: healing prayer service, 10 a.m.-noon. Oratory Lane. For more information, call 860-354-8294.

“Finding and Using Your Gifts” retreat: July 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and RSVP, 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 17-19 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.

“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 more information, visit www.ctamachinery.com.

Stone classes with master stonemason Carl Dill: July 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Eric Sloane Museum, Route 7. $50/class. For more information, call 860-927-3849.

NEW MILFORD

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

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

Events for teens at The Maxx: July 17: seventh- and eighth-grade glow dance and event, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8 at door. July 18: front room open, 6:30-11 p.m. July 24-25: open house, 6:30-11 p.m. July 31: musician benefit acoustic night, 6:30-11 p.m. $8. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

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 information, call 860-354-1350.

Book signings: July 18: with Mark Rubenstein, author of “Lover’s Tango,” 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. July 21: with Kathleen Zuris of New Milford Historical Society & Museum, author of “New Milford Revisited,” 4-6 p.m. Bank Street Book Nook, Bank Street.

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.

Teen and tween summer events: Mayhem Mondays events: 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 29: “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.

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 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 24. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

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.

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

Computer courses: 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.

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 more information, call 860-355-1191.

Democratic caucus: July 22, 7:30 p.m. At Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: July 23: with Donald Hicks of North Sky Photography, 7 a.m. July 30: with Steve Kolitz of United Alarm, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Tag sale: July 24, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. July 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. Benefits A. Russell Ayre Scholarship Fund.

Village Fair Days: July 24-25, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sponsored by Chamber of Commerce on Village Green.

“Voices of Poetry - At Merryall”: July 25, 8-9:30 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. Free. For more information, call 860-354-7264 or visit www.merryallcenter.org.

Camp Jonathan for bereaved children 6-18: July 27-31. Offered by NMVNA Hospice at St. John’s Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Ave. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-2216.

Free parent support group: July 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 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 28, Aug. 11 and Aug. 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 28, Aug. 11 and Aug. 28, 10 a.m. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

ROXBURY

Events for “Every Hero Has a Story” summer reading program for kids: July 18: Caravan Puppets. July 25: Musical Petting Zoo. Aug. 1: Fun with Rhythms. Aug. 8: finale “Zoo on the Go.” Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

SHERMAN

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 21: animal heros with K-9 unit, 6:30 p.m. July 24: “Honey Bees and Me,” 3:30 p.m. July 28: superhero pajama and pizza party with screening of “Big Hero 6,” 5:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

“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.

Library annual meeting: July 23, 5 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road.

“Celebrating Women Photographers” film series: July 27: “Finding Vivian Maier,” 1 p.m. Aug. 10: “Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus,” 1 p.m. Aug. 24: “Annie Leibovitz: Life Through A Lens,” 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, visit www.gunnlibrary.org.

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 information, call 860-364-5688.

Theater

NEW MILFORD

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

SHERMAN

“Arsenic & Old Lace”: Runs Fridays-Saturdays through Aug. 2, 8 p.m. Also Aug. 2, 2 p.m. No show, Aug. 1; instead there‘s a show July 30, 8 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