Arts

BRIDGEWATER

“Circlsculpts” - works by Stanley Linder: August-September. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. 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 information, call 860-210-1901.

KENT

“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.

Presidents’ juried show: Runs through Sept. 7. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

“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.

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.

“Earth, Air, Light” - works by Edith Skiba LaMonica and Jill Davenport: Aug. 13-Sept. 20. Reception, Aug. 15, 4-6 p.m. The Smithy, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.

NEW MILFORD

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

“Love & Sacrifice”: Runs through Sept. 30. The Harts Gallery, Bank Street. For more information, visit www.thehartsgallery.com.

“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

“The Art of the Book” - works by Wendell Minor: Runs through Sept. 5. Library, South Street. 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.

WASHINGTON

“Between Two Worlds: The Photography of Nell Dorr”: Runs through Oct. 31. Gunn Historical Museum, Wykleham Road.

Black and white photography exhibit by local residents: Opening reception, Aug. 8, noon-2 p.m. Runs through Sept. 19. Library, Wykeham Road. For information, call 860-868-7586.

Historical/

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.

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-0006 (show times).

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

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. 8: Superhero. Aug. 15: Off the Cuff with Gordon Titcomb. Aug. 22: Roadside Attraction. Aug. 29: Jolly Beggars. 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.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert series: 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.

WARREN

Music by Timerider: Aug. 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m. At Warren Woods, Brick School Road.

Music by Wooden Horse, a Crosby Stills and Nash tribute band: Sept. 19, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. At Angevine Farm, 40 Angevine Road.

WASHINGTON

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

Special Events

BRIDGEWATER

Screening of “Food, Inc.” and roundtable discussion with local agricultural experts: Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Promisek at Three Rivers, 694 Skyline Ridge Road. Presented by Julia Ianucci, who is working toward her Girl Scout Gold Award. For more information and RSVP, visit www.promisek.org/Programs.aspx.

Bridgewater Grange meeting: 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.

GAYLORDSVILLE

Oratory of the Little Way events: Aug. 8 and 25: healing prayer service, 10 a.m. Aug. 12 and 26: “More than Healing, the Power of Words,” 10 a.m. Aug. 12, 19 and 26: Al-Anon, 7 p.m. Aug. 13: “Healing Living God’s Way,” 6:30 p.m. Aug. 15: “All About Heart,” 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, Oratory Lane. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8294.

KENT

Book sale: 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.

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.

Sidewalk Festival: Runs through Aug. 9. 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

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

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. Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

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 more information, call 860-799-6520 or visit www.harrybrookepark.org.

Artist talk with sculptor and installation artist Lauren Booth: Aug. 8, 4 p.m. The Harts Gallery, Bank Street. For more information, visit www.thehartsgallery.com.

“Second Saturday Stars” program: “Art of the Universe”: Aug. 8, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South.

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. 12: Monopoly tournament, 2 p.m. Aug. 19: teen café, 4 p.m. Talent Thursdays programs: “Wax Resist Selfies,” 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

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. Geared toward parents and older adults concerned about a young person’s drug or alcohol use. For information, call Laura at 860-354-0047.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: Aug. 11. 28, 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. Senior center, 40 Main St. For information, call 860-354-2216.

Screening of “Numen: The Nature of Plants”: Aug. 12, 6 p.m. Co-sponsored by library and Pratt Nature Center at library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

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

Pet thrift shop and sale: Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, Inc., 8 Dodd Road. For information, call 860-354-1350.

Roast beef dinner: Aug. 15, 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.

Car show: Aug. 15, 3-7 p.m. Rain date, Aug. 16, 2-6 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Community Ambulance at John Pettibone School. $10/exhibitor. Free/spectator. For information, call 203-788-0536.

Jazz concert and BBQ: Aug. 16, 3-6 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, 8 Chapel Hill Road. $25/person for concert. $15/person for BBQ. Free/member for concert. $15/member for BBQ. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-7264.

Caregivers Support Group: Aug. 18 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Introduction to online genealogy: Aug. 19, 1-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Program on cancer awareness for men and women: Aug. 19, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Cynthia Tyler, certified oncology registered nurse. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Book discussion group for science fiction readers: Aug. 19, 6-8 p.m. Meets third Wednesday of each month. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

ROXBURY

Kids’ summer reading program finale: Aug. 8: finale “Zoo on the Go.” Library, South Street. For information, call 860-350-2181.

SHERMAN

Blood drive: Aug. 8, 8 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Co-sponsored by Holiday Point Association and Julia’s Wings Foundation at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. For more information, call 800-RED-CROSS.

Illustrated conversation about the relationship between illness and creativity with artist and writer Cortney Davis: Aug. 9, 3 p.m. Library, South Street.