Arts

BRIDGEWATER

“Circlsculpts” - works by Stanley Linder: August-September. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

KENT

Works by Peter Seltzer: Runs through Aug. 5. The Good Gallery, 13 Railroad St. 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. For more information, call 860-927-4501.

“The Beach” — works by Steve Eazarsky: Runs through Aug. 31. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

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”: Reception, Aug. 1, 4-6 p.m. Runs through Aug. 30. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, email newmilartscomm@gmail.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.

WASHINGTON

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

“Between Two Worlds: The Photography of Nell Dorr”: Runs through Oct. 31. Gunn Historical Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

History/Museums

GAYLORDSVILLE

Merwinsville Hotel: Sundays through September, 2-4 p.m. 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.

The Little Red Schoolhouse: Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Runs through August. Gaylord Road. Free. Donations accepted. Schoolhouse was built in 1740 and used until 1967.

Brown’s Forge: Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Runs through August. Brown’s Forge Road about 1/4-mile beyond Merwinsville Hotel. Free. Forge was built in 1871 and has original blacksmithing tools.

Movies

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

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: 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

Edwin Kinkade summer concert series: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1: Easton Banjo Society. Aug. 8: Superhero. Presented by New Milford Commission on the Arts on the Village Green. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.

SHERMAN

Classical concert featuring interpretation of “Ferdinand the Bull” and other music: Aug. 8, 2 p.m. Performed by Sherman Chamber Ensemble at library, Sherman Center. Reception to follow. For more information, call 860-355-5930.

WARREN

Country music by the Truck Stop Troubadours: Aug. 1, 5:30-8:30 p.m. At Warren Woods, 251 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

Bridgewater Grange meetings: Aug 12, 7:30 p.m. At St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Main Street. For more information, call Nancy Mascio at 860-354-2028 or Dean Perry at 860-355-4793.

KENT

Book sale: 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.

Hikes: July 31, 7 p.m. Avian Preserve, off North Kent Road. Co-sponsored by Kent Land Trust and Kent Historical Society. For more information and RSVP, call 860-488-9185 or email connie.manes@kentlandtrust.org.

Book signing with Steve Katz: Aug. 1, 3-4 p.m. House of Books, 10 North Main St. Author of “Blood, Sweat and my Rock ’n Roll Years.”

Sidewalk Festival: Aug. 6-9. Downtown Kent.

Tag sale: Aug. 7-8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Presented by Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution during Kent Sidewalk Festival, downtown Kent.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

Tag sale: Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by New Preston Women’s Club at Community House, 27 Church St.

NEW MILFORD

Events for teens at The Maxx: July 31: musician benefit acoustic night, 6:30-11 p.m. $8. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

“Question, Persuade, Refer: Three Simple Steps That Anyone Can Learn to Help Save a Life” program: Aug. 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030 or email laura@youthagency.org.

Caregivers Support Group: Aug. 1, 10 a.m. Meets first and third Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For information, call 860-354-2216.

Dog wash day to benefit New Milford Animal Welfare: Aug. 2, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. At A Paw Print Grooming Salon, 801 Federal Road, Brookfield. $15 for breeds less than 20 lbs., $20 for breeds 20-49 lbs., $30 for breeds 50-100 lbs. $40 for giant breeds. Add $10 for double coats and nail clips. For information, call 203-775-2028.

Farm Crawl: Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by farmers who participate in farmers’ market on Village Green. Farmers will open their farms to celebrate the market’s 25th anniversary.

Teen book club meeting: Aug. 3, 6-7 p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to teens in grades 7-12. For information, call 860-355-1191.

Evening general book discussion group: Aug. 3, 6:30-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Abby Ripley. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Program about impact of Nurnberg Trials: Aug. 5, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Mark Albertson. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Teen and tween summer events: Mayhem Mondays events: Aug. 10: Minecraft, 6 p.m. Aug. 17: “Dungeons and Dragons,” 6 p.m. Way Out Wednesdays programs: Aug. 5: “Fractured Fairytales” with Joe Russo, 2 p.m. Aug. 12: Monopoly tournament, 2 p.m. Aug. 19: teen café, 4 p.m. Talent Thursdays programs: “Wax Resist Selfies,” 6 p.m. Aug. 6: “Fractured Fairytales,” 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: Aug. 6: with Hedy Kinney of Payroll Ease, 7 a.m. Aug. 13: with Richard Herrington of Nicholas Tobin & Insurance, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Writer’s support group: Aug. 6, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-1191.

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Music Festival: Aug. 8, 3-8 p.m. Hosted by Friends of Harrybrooke at Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. $10/adult in advance. $15 at door. For information, call 860-799-6520 or visit www.harrybrookepark.org.

Free parent support group: Aug. 11, 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.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: Aug. 11, 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. 11, 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.