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


Exhibit of pen and ink drawings by Kent artist Ron Jones: Runs through June 30. Library, 32 North Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Knitting display by Jody Hyman: Runs through June 19. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

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.

"Hidden Treasures Reprocessed" --photographs by Camden Fisher: Runs through July 10. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.


"Images of the Roxbury Land Trust Preserves": Opening reception, June 19, 2-4 p.m. Runs through July 26. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


"The Old Store Celebrates 200 Years": June 12. Reception, June 26. The Old Store & Museum and Gift Shop, Sherman Center. Open Thursdays-Sunday, noon-4 p.m. or whenever flag is out on front porch. For more information, call 860-350-3475.

Art by Nancy Sutera, Deb Wood and Amy Schott: Runs through July 4. Library, Sherman Center.


Summer Solstice Festival: Preview party, June 18, 6 p.m. Festival, June 19-July 10. 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.

"The Art of the Gourd" -- art by Jeanne "Moringstar" Kent: Meet the artist receptions, June 12-13, noon-4 p.m. each day. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.


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.

-Get Him to the Greek: R. Friday 4:15, 7:20, 9:35 p.m. Saturday 1:45, 4:15, 7:20, 9:35 p.m. Sunday 1:45, 4:15, 7:20 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:15, 7:20 p.m

-Shrek Forever After 3D: PG-13. Friday 4:30, 7:15, 9:15 p.m. Saturday 11:15 a.m. 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15, 9:15 p.m. Sunday 11:15 a.m. 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 7:15 p.m.

-The Karate Kid: PG. Friday 4:05, 6:45, 9:25 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. 1:30, 4:05, 6:45, 9:25 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. 1:30, 4:05, 6:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:05, 6:45 p.m.

-The A-Team: PG-13. Friday 4:20, 7, 9:30 p.m. Saturday 1:40, 4:20, 7, 9:30 p.m. Sunday 1:40, 4:20, 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:20, 7 p.m.

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

Merryall Center for the Arts events: June 12: music and comedy with Nancy Tucket, 8 p.m. June 19: music with Berkshire Big Band, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $20. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-7264.

Al Bayers to perform in concert with West Point band: June 20, 7:30 p.m. Trophy Point Amphitheatre, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.


"A Night of Music Variety at Salem": June 12, 7 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2794.

Concert by Sharon Ruchman of Washington: June 20, 3 p.m. Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook. For more information and tickets, visit

Special Events


Roast beef dinner: June 12, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. seatings. Grange hall, Main Street. $12/adult. $5/child under 12.

Senior center events: June 16: Screening of "The Bucket List," 1 p.m. June 17: bingo, 10:30 a.m. June 18: Father's Day lunch. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.


Turkey supper: June 19, 5-7 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, 687 Kent Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $5/child 3-12.

Oratory of the Little Way event: June 17: diabetes workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.


Gem and mineral show: June 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, Route 7 North.

Scavenger hunt to celebrate state's 375th anniversary: June 12, 10 a.m-2 p.m. Pick up kits at library on Main Street.

Kent Fireman's Ball: June 12. Doors open, 6 p.m. Dinner, 7 p.m. Music and dancing, following dinner. For more information and tickets, call 860-927-3080 or e-mail

Kent Memorial Library events: June 17: book discussion, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Chicken barbece: June 19, 1-5 p.m. Hosted by St. Luke's Lodge No. 48 at Kent Center School, Judd Avenue. $10/adult. $5/child 6-12. Benefits KCS Scholarship Fund.

"Volumes and Views" garden party and auction to benefit Kent Memorial Library: June 19, 8 p.m. Marvelwood School, Skiff Mountain Road.

Book sale: Fridays and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and holidays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Columbus Day. Library, Main Street.

New Milford

American Red Cross Breakfast on the Green: June 11, 8-9:30 a.m. Village Green. For more information, call 203-792-8200, extension 17.

Classic/antique car show: June 11, 5-10 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 7 North.

Youth Agency offerings at The Maxx: June 11: sixth-grade end of school dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. June 12: front room open, 6-11 p.m. June 16: girls' night out, 6-8:30 p.m. June 18: seventh- and eighth-grade end of school dance, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $8. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information on programs, call 860-354-0047.

Plein air paint-out days: June 11-14. Sponsored by Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust at a location to be announced. For more information, call Weantinoge at 860-355-3500.

New Milford Public Library events: June 12: Knitting celebration, 12:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 14: screening of "Eat, Drink, Man, Woman," 2 p.m. June 16: "True Healing Starts from Within" with Dr. Arthur Klein, 6:30 p.m. June 22: screening of "Sunset Boulevard," 9 a.m. "Let's Talk About Quilts," with Susan J. Jerome, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Children's high tea: June 12, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. $25/parent and one child, plus $5 per additional child. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-3069.

Smyrski Farm work days: June 12-13. Smyrski Farm, Merryall Road. Includes painting and restoration work of barns. For more information or to volunteer or donate, call Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust at 860-355-3500.

"Carl Sagan" tribute at "Second Saturday Stars" event: June 12, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, Route 7 South at New Milford High School.

Merryall Chapel service: June 13, 4 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.

Roast beef dinner: June 19, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Lodge, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $5/child 4-12.

Summer camp sign up: Registration, ongoing. Weekly sessions run June 14-Aug. 20. Pratt Nature Center, 163 Papermill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

Community Culinary School of Northwest Connecticut Board of Directors meeting: June 14, 5 p.m. Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: June 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Scott's Landscaping & Nursery and The Greater New Milford Business Association at Tivoli Restaurant, 7 Main St.

Lions Club lobster sale: Pre-orders accepted by calling 860-350-5278. Sale, June 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Pre-orders must be picked up by noon. Southworth's, Route 7.

Outdoor Art Festival: June 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Village Green.

Father's Day breakfast: June 20, 8-11 a.m. Hosted by Lions Club at The Maxx, Railroad Street.

Father's Day breakfast: June 20, 9-11 a.m. VFW, Avery Road. $10/adult. $5/child under 10.

Northeast Veterans Unite Rally Show & Shine: June 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Connecticut Sports Arena, 32 Still River Drive.

Creativity Networking workshop with Pilobolus: June 20, 2 p.m. Group meets second Sunday of each month, 2 p.m. The Silo, 44 Upland Road. $10. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-0300.

Singles rafting trip: Sign up by June 21. Trip, June 27. Hosted by Christian Singles Connect. Meet at Bible Baptist Church, 126 Kent Road (Route 7) at 12:30 p.m. to carpool or at Clark Outdoors, 163 Route 7, West Cornwall at 1 p.m. For more information and sign up, call the church at 860-354-0473 or J. Roberts at 203-731-7069.


5K walk/run to benefit New Milford Social Services: June 12, 8:30 p.m. Hurlburt Park, Apple Lane. $10. Organized by Noah Rossiter.

Senior center events: June 11: VNA health fair, 10:30 a.m.-noon. June 16: Lunch Bunch book discussion, 12:30 p.m. June 23: Roxbury Seniors' June luncheon, 12:30 p.m. Sign up by June 18. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056.


Rhubarb festival: June 12-13, noon-5 p.m. each day. White Silo Farm * Winery, 32 Route 37 East.

Jewish Community Center events: June 12: "Senior Moments" musical comedy night, 7:30 p.m. June 22-23: Red Cross babysitter course, 5:30-8:30 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.

Summer songwriting and musical theater camp for youths aged 10-15: Sign up by June 14. Camp, June 28-July 2. At Pawling Middle School, Pawling, N.Y. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-5930.

Discussion of "An American Childhood": June 18, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.

Free community picnic and concert: June 19, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Rain date, June 20. Presented by Sherman Chamber Ensemble in meadow behind historical society in Sherman Center.


Pancake breakfast: June 20, 7:30-11 a.m. Hosted by Women's Auxiliary of the Warren Volunteer Fire Company at town hall, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child 3 and older.


Gunn Memorial Library events: June 12: Father's Day craft, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. June 19: flying fish craft, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

"Lake Waramaug" a 19th Century Summer Resort" program: June 12, 11 a.m. Library, Wykeham Road.

Senior center events: June 14: van to mall, 9 a.m. June 16: blood pressure clinic, 1:30 p.m. Senior center, Bryan Hall Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.

Institute for American Indian Studies event: June 13: Program with Sharon Audubon, 1 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

Area towns

Annual truck show: June 12-13, sunrise-4 p.m. each day. Bethlehem Fairgrounds, Route 61, Bethlehem.

"Exploring the Wonders of Candlewood Lake" with Ray Crawford of New Milford: June 15, 7 p.m. Brookfield Library, Route 25.


New Milford

"Mauritius": Friday and Saturday nights, 8 p.m., through June 26. June 20, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. $28. For more information, call 860-350-6863.

Auditions for Stage 2 production of "Rent" for males aged 14-18 only: June 13, 1-4 p.m. June 14, 6-9 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. For more information, call 860-350-6863.