Updated 8:47 pm, Sunday, August 30, 2015
Exhibit of works by Carolyn Fisher: Runs through Monday. Senior center, Hut Hill Road.
“Circlsculpts” - works by Stanley Linder: Runs through September. 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.
Works by Susan Grissell and Richard Stalter: Runs through August. Hepatica Vintage Thrift, 636 Kent Road. For more information, call 860-210-1901.
“The Beach” — works by Steve Eazarsky: Runs throughMonday. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.
Exhibit and sale of kimono collection: Sept. 4-Oct. 31. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.
Presidents’ juried show: Runs through Sept. 7. Kent Art Association, 21 S. Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. March 8-Oct. 11. 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 or visit kenthistoricalsociety.org.
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“Earth, Air, Light” - works by Edith Skiba LaMonica and Jill Davenport: Runs through Sept. 20. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.
Art by Liz Mullins: Open house Friday, 6-9 p.m. Runs through August. The Sweet Spot, 60 Railroad St.
“Summer Fun”: Runs through Sunday. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art by Ian Mcomber: Runs through August. Tonio’s Panino, 57 Bank St.
“Love & Sacrifice”: Sept. 5: artist conversation with Evan Ambramson, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24: author conversation with Christine Clark Woodcock, 6:30 p.m. Exhibit runs through Sept. 30. The Harts Gallery, Bank Street. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, noon-8 p.m. Sundays, noon-3 p.m. By appointment. For more information, visit thehartsgallery.com.
“Star Wars” exhibit: Runs through Sept. 12. In display case at library, Main Street.
“Contemporary Folk Art to the Abstract” - works by Robert Ferrucci: Runs through Sept. 20. Gregory James Gallery, 93 Park Lane Road. For more information, call 860-354-3436 or visit gregoryjamesgallery.com.
“The Art of the Book” - works by Wendell Minor: Runs through Sept. 5. Library, South Street. For more 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.
“Wine, Women and Art” - works by Ann Kromer, Adele Moros, Judith Secco and Judith Taylor: Sept. 4-27. Reception Sept. 5, 1-4 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 E. For more information, call 860-355-0271 or visit whitesilowinery.com.
Artwork by Mary Jane Magoon of Sherman: Exhibit runs through Oct. 16. Library, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.
“Journeys” - art by Susan Gold Purdy, of Roxbury: Sept. 2-30. Reception Sept. 12, 2-4 p.m. Marty’s Café, 6 Green Hill Road. Hours: Mondays-Sundays, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1700.
Black and white photography exhibit by local residents: Runs through Sept. 19. 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, Wykleham Road.
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.
Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line).
Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-0006 (show times).
AMC: Still River Corporate Center, 4-6 International Drive, Danbury. 888-AMC-4FUN.
Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert series: 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 to register, call 860-355-5930.
Edwin Kinkade summer concert with music by the Jolly Beggars: Saturday, 9, 7:30 p.m. Presented by New Milford Commission on the Arts on the Village Green. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.
“Jamboree at JCC”: Friday, 7 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 S. $10. For more information and to register, call 860-355-8050.
Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert series: Sept. 5, 8 p.m. Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse, Leach Hollow Road. $30 adults, $25 seniors and students. $10 lawn tickets also available. For more information and to register, call 860-355-5930.
Free concert with the New Desperation: Saturday, 9, 6:30 p.m. River Walk Pavilion, near Washington Primary School. Bring chairs, picnics.
Bridgewater Grange meeting: Sept. 9, 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.
“Fresh from the Farm” harvest celebration: Sept. 12, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hosted by Bridgewater Grange at Sarah Sanford Road East. $20 for picnic box lunch, $25 for pavilion seating, $10 children 12 and under. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-2028 or 860-488-4369.
Oratory of the Little Way event: Saturday: “Life After Death,” 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, Oratory Lane. For more information and to register, call 860-354-8294.
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.
Handstone carving demonstration and lecture by stone carver Karin Sprague: Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lecture, 1 p.m. Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road. For more information, call 860-927-3849.
Outdoor screening of “Back to the Future II”: Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Rear lawn of town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.
Safe Sitter Training Program: Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For kids 11 and up. $20. For more information and to register, call 860-927-3761.
Book signing: Sunday, 2-3 p.m. House of Books, 10 N. Main St. With Janice Kaplan, author of “The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life.”
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Birdhouse and bat program: Sept. 5-6, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The Smithy, New Preston center. With birdhouse and bat house designer and builder Terry Burks.
“Harmony in the Hills, A Wine and Music Festival”: Sept. 12, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Co-sponsored by Hopkins Vineyard and Hopkins Inn, 22 Hopkins Road. $20 in advance at hopkinsvineyard.com/events and $25 at door.
Chicken BBQ: Sept. 12, 5-7 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 247 New Milford Turnpike. $13 adults, $6 children 11 and under. For more information, call 860-868-2275.
New Milford Apostolic Inc. events: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship: 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Midweek worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Fridays, 6-9 p.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email email@example.com.
Connecticut real estate licensing course: Presented by Greater New Milford Board of Realtors. Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Sept. 29, 5:30-9:30 p.m. 60-hour course. $350 if register by Sept. 18, $375 after Sept. 18. For more information, call 860-355-0994.
Coloring party for adults: Friday 2-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and to register, call 860-355-1191.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: Friday, 3-4 p.m. Meets second and fourth Tuesdays 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 to register, call 860-210-2030.
Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Friday, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Can and bottle drive: Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by NMHS band and color guard, NMHS, Route 7 South. Redemption slips also accepted.
Wine tasting to celebrate Animal Welfare 50th anniversary: Saturday, 6-8 p.m. At Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road, New Preston. $25 in advance at aws-shelter.org and $30 at door.
Walking tour of the Village Green and ice cream social: Sunday, 4-6 p.m. Walking tour, 4:30 p.m. Historical Society and Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.
Caregivers Support Group: Sept. 1 and 15, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: Sept. 3: with Jessica Williams of Number Nerd, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.
Writers support group: Sept. 3, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and to register, call 860-355-1191.
“How the Bible Came to Us” seminar: Sept. 4: “Write It On a Scroll,” 7 p.m.“The Canon of Scripture,” 8 p.m. Sept. 5: “The Preservation of the Ancient Text of Scripture,” 10 a.m. “History of the English Bible, 11 a.m. “The Living and Abiding Word of God,” 12:30 p.m. New Milford Church of Christ, Route 202. For more information and to register, call 860-355-0489.
Oktoberfest: Sept. 5-6, 1-10 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $10. Free kids under 12.
Teen book club meeting: Sept. 7, 6-7 p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to teens in grades seven-12. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Evening general book discussion group: Sept. 7, 6:30-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Abby Ripley. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Free parent support group: Sept. 8, 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.
A Taste of New Milford: Sept. 9, 5-7:30 p.m. Chamber event sponsored by Nicholas/Tobin on Village Green. $10 in advance at Nicholas Tobin, 111 Danbury Road, Chamber office, 11 Railroad St., or Nutmeg Olive Oil, 25 Main St. $15 at the event.
Breakfast bash: Sept. 10, 8-9 a.m. Hosted by Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut on the Village Green. $20 in advance, $25 at door.
Tag/bake sale: Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.
Little Britches volunteer training session: Sept. 2, 3:30-4:30 p.m. At Tophet Road Farm, 30 Tophet Road. For more information, call 860-350-5050.
“Creating Joyful Moments” workshop: Sept. 3, 2 p.m. Library, South Street. With Jo Anne Harrison-Becker. Designed for people who know and care for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Old-fashioned beef barbecue: Sept. 5, 5-7 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-1978.
Connecticut Clay Artists show and sale: Opening reception Friday, 5-7 p.m. Friday to Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. At Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South.
Centering prayer group: Sept. 2, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Holy Trinity Church, Sherman Center.
Book signing: Saturday, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Nan Rossiter, author of “Nantucket.”
Institute for American Indian Studies event: Saturday: “A Day in the 17th Century Woodlands,” 11 a.m.-3 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, to register and fees, call 860-868-0518.
Pilobolus Hop: Saturday, 5 p.m. 292 Bee Brook Road. Rain date Sunday. Features dancing with Pilobolus dancers, music, food and bonfire. $125 ages 30 and older for pizza, dancing and BYOB; $75 for ages 11-29 for pizza and dancing; free for children under 10; $225 for pizza, dancing and unlimited locally-made hard cider, wine and beer. For more information and to register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 646-795-4926.
Garden party to celebrate St. John’s Episcopal Church’s 200th anniversary: Saturday, 4-6:30 p.m. On the great lawn of The Folly at Il Poggio, 85 West Morris Road, Morris. For more information and to register, call 860-868-2527 or email email@example.com
Open mic literary night: Sept. 3, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Jesse Steinmetz. For more information and to register, visit gunnlibrary.org.
Insurance and benefits Q&A: Sept. 8, 1-3 p.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.
“Candlewood Kiss: An Alternative View of a Beloved Lake” - works by Elisabeth J. Levy: Opening reception Sept. 12, 4-5 p.m. Runs through Oct. 17. Artspace, 91 Greenwood Ave., Bethel. Hours: Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays-Sundays, noon-3 p.m. Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. For more information, call 203-470-8390.