-"In Light of the Feminine" -- art by Pamela Hochstetter: Runs June 1-July 3. Reception, June 5, 5-7 p.m. Burnham Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1069.


-Spring juried show: Runs through June 6. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

New Milford

-"Siren Song" -- art by Grace Pennington of New Preston: Runs through May 30. 30 Bridge Street building, 30 Bridge St.

-Artwork by members of Housatonic Art League: Runs through June 20. Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street.

-"Water Works": Runs through June 26. Gregory James Gallery, 13 Main St. Open Mondays-Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays and evenings by appointment. For more information, call 860-354-3436.


-Exhibit of paintings by Carrie Beckmann: Runs through June 14. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


-Exhibit of asparagus jewelry by Julie Bowes: Opening reception, May 30, 2-4 p.m. Runs through June 6. White Silo Winery and Gallery, 32 Route 37 East. For more information, call 860-355-0271.


-"Impressions and Abstractions" -- art by Ruth Jaffe of Washington and New York: June 1-30. Reception, June 12, 3-5 p.m. Marty's Cafe, 6 Green Hill Road.

-WAA first annual juried exhibition: Runs through June 13. Washington Art Association, Bryan Memorial Plaza. Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.


-Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911 (office). $9.50/adult $8.50/student. $7.50/senior or child. $5/bargain show before noon. $5/all-day Tuesday. $2 extra per 3D movie.

-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. 203-796-7777. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.


New Milford

-Concert with The Lorelei Piano Trio: June 5, 8 p.m. With James Walker. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $20. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-7264.

Special Events


-Memorial Day parade: May 31, 8:20 a.m. Starts at firehouse, Route 133 and ends at town Green.

-Senior center event: June 5: Tag sale and bake sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

-"Comedy at the Inn" fundraiser to benefit new playground at Burnham School: June 5, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Fox Hill Inn, Federal Road, Brookfield. Includes cocktail hour, dinner, silent and live auctions and comedy show. $75 tickets can be purchased at town hall and Burnham School. For more information, e-mail


-Flea market: May 30, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sponsored by fire department's ladies auxiliary at Fireman's Ball Field, Route 7.

-Memorial Day parade: May 31, 8 a.m. Starts on Route 7 and heads to memorial rock at bridge near Routes 7 and 55.

-Oratory of the Little Way event: June 5: "Finding More Joy" workshop, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.


-Memorial Day parade: May 31, 9:30 a.m. Forms at 9 a.m. at Kent Center School, Judd Avenue.

-"The Supreme Court in American Life" with Sandra Day O'Connor: June 6, call for time and sign up. Presented by library at Kent Community House, Route 7. $10/Kent resident. $10/non-resident. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.

Marble Dale/New Preston

-Memorial Day parade: May 31, 1:30 p.m. Marchers should meet at New Preston Congregational Church, Church Street.

-Paint the Town: June 5, 4-6 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and music, 4 p.m. Live auction of art painted that day, 5 p.m. New Preston Congregational Church, Church Street.

New Milford

-Youth Agency offerings at The Maxx: May 28: music by local bands, 6-11 p.m. Mondays: Snaxx at The Maxx. Tuesdays: open to seventh- and eighth-grade students, 2:30-5 p.m. For more information on programs, call 860-354-0047.

-Plant sale: May 29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Presented by Garden Club on Village Green. Baked goods to be sold too.

-Memorial Day parade: May 31, 10 a.m. Starts in front of library, Main Street.

-New Milford Public Library event: June 2: "How to Update Your Image," 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

-Annual Cancer Survivors Day: June 3, 4-6 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and registration, call the hospital at 806-350-1595 by May 29.

-Pass it On! Used clothing and toy sale: June 3-4 and 6, 4-8 p.m. June 5, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7).

-Grad Party Committee meeting: June 3, 7 p.m. Teacher's room at high school, Route 7.

-Farmers' market: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Runs through Oct. 30. Village Green.


-Senior center events: May 28: screening of "Up in the Air," 1 p.m. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056.

-Memorial Day parade: May 31, 10 a.m. Starts in front of Roxbury Congregational Church, Church Street, and heads to town Green and cemetery.


-Jewish Community Center events: May 29: dinner, 7 p.m. followed by movie, 8 p.m. June 3: Singing and dancing with Israeli Scouts, 7 p.m. June 5: Music with Kent Singers, 8 p.m. Ongoing: yoga and gentle yoga, call for dates and times. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and fees, call 860-355-8050.

-Book sale: May 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.

-Barn Sale: May 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 30, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sherman Historical Society, 10 Route 37 Center.

-Memorial Day parade: May 30, 1 p.m. Starts at Judd's Corner and ends at Veterans Field.

-Senior center events: June 3: Veterans luncheon, noon. Senior center, old town hall, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2414.

-Huntington's Disease: A Family Story dinner: June 5, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Hosted by Maher family of Sherman at Bantam firehouse, 92 Doyle Road, Bantam. $30/adult. $10/child under 10. For more information, call 203-241-9216 or e-mail


-Gardening related workshops: May 29: container gardening workshop for kids, 10 a.m.-noon. June 3: program on matching plants to garden sites, 7 p.m. Library, Sackett Hill Road. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-2195.

-Memorial Day parade: May 30, noon. Starts in front of town hall, Sackett Hill Road.


-Memorial Day parade: May 31, 2:30 p.m. Starts at Washington Primary School and proceeds to town hall. Chicken in a box will be sold at American Legion hall, noon-5 p.m.

-Gathering of the Green scout event: June 5, 5 p.m. River Walk Pavilion, School Street. Open to past, present and future scouts. For more information or to RSVP, call 860-868-5031.

-Mike "Mouse" McGrath Memorial Walk: June 6. Walk, 1 p.m. Softball game, 2:30 p.m. Picnic to follow. Pavilion, 10 School St. $5/person. $10/family. Bring two non-perishable food items.



-"George Washington Slept Here": June 4-5, 7 p.m. June 6, 3 p.m. Presented by Kent Players at Marvelwood School, 476 Skiff Mountain Road.

New Milford

-"Mauritius": Friday and Saturday nights, 8 p.m., June 4-June 26. June 20, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. For more information, call 860-350-6863.