Art by Gregory Furman of Clinton Corners, N.Y.: Runs through September. Burnham Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1069.


Photography by Mary J. Hayes: Reception, Sept. 18, 3-5 p.m. Runs through Sept. 30. Library, 32 North Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3761.


"A Look at the Past: Paintings from 1985-2010" -- art by Marija McCarthy: Reception, Sept. 11, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Oct. 25. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


"Wine, Women and Art" show and sale: Runs through Sept. 19. White Silo Winery and Gallery, 32 Route 37 East. For more information, call 860-355-0271.



Merwinsville Hotel: Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Open through September. Brown's Forge Road. Free.

The Little Red Schoolhouse: Sundays, 2-5 p.m. through September. Gaylord Road. Free.

Brown's Forge: Sundays, 2-4 p.m. through August. Brown's Forge Road about 1/4-mile beyond Merwinsville Hotel. Free.


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.

-Resident Evil: Afterlife in 3D: R. Friday 3:30, 5:15, 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 11:20 a.m. 1:20, 3:30, 5:15, 7:30, 9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday 3:30, 5:15, 7:30 p.m.

-Going the Distance: R. Friday, 4:15, 7:15, 9:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 11:30 a.m. 1:30, 4:15, 7:15, 9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4, 7:15 p.m.

-The American: R. Friday, 4:30, 7, 9:10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 11:15 a.m. 1:45, 4:30, 7, 9:10 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 7 p.m.

-Get Low: PG-13. Friday 4, 7:10, 9:15 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 1, 3, 5, 7:10, 9:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4, 7:10 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.



Jazz concert with the Diana Herold Quartet: Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m. St. Andrew's Church, Main Street. $10. Special prix-fixe dinner at Fife 'n Drum available before or after concert. For more information about the dinner, call 860-927-3509.


Music by Berkshire Big Band: Sept. 19, 3-4:30 p.m. Cobbler Shop Field behind historical society, Sherman Center. $15/historical society members. $20/non-members. Free/children. For more information, call 860-354-3475.

Special Events


"Bats 101": Sept. 11, 11 a.m. Library, Main Street.

Roast beef dinner: Sept. 11, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. seatings. Bridgewater Grange, Route 133. $12/adult. $5/child under 12.


"Seeing More Clearly" workshop: Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.

Open house: Sept. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, 685 Kent Road (Route 7 North).

Turkey supper: Sept. 18, 5-7 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, Route 7. $10/adult. $8/senior. $5/child 4-11. Free/child 3 and under. $30 family maximum.


Kent Memorial Library event: Sept. 10: dinner and screening of "To Kill a Mockingbird," 6 p.m. Sept. 11: discussion of spring 2010 trip to Iran with Dr. Joseph Baxer, 4 p.m. Sept. 16: fall book discussion with Betty Krasne, 5-6:30 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Program about Pond Mountain Trust: Sept. 19, 2 p.m. Sponsored by historical society at town hall, Kent Green. With guest speaker Paul Dooley.

New Milford

Plein air painting days: Sept. 10-13. Anderson Acres, Acres Road, Kent.Presented by Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust. For more information, call 860-355-3500.

9/11 ceremony: Sept. 11, 8:48 a.m. Patriot's Way, behind Railroad Street parking lot.

Ice cream social to benefit NTAF Northeast Liver Transplant Fund: Sept. 11, 4-7:30 p.m. Odd Fellows Lodge, 25 Danbury Road.

Spaghetti dinner: Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12, April 9, May 14, 5-7 p.m. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $8/senior citizen. $4/child 6-12. $25 family maximum.

Youth Agency offerings at The Maxx: Sept. 11, 18, 25: front room open, 6-11 p.m. Sept. 17 and 20: music by live bands, 7 p.m. $8. Sept. 13, 20 and 27: Snaxx @ The Maxx, 3-5 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information on programs, call 860-354-0047.

Live painting demonstration with Vincent Giarrano: Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Second Saturday Stars: "Exoplanets": Sept. 11, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory at New Milford High School, Route 7 South.

Lions Club 11th annual senior summer picnic: Sept. 12, noon-4 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, Lanesville Road. For New Milford seniors. Tickets available at senior center, 40 Main St.

29th annual benefit Corvette Show and Shine Meet: Sept. 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Bennett Automotive Services, 295 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). Fees vary depending on whether show car or spectator. For more information, call Gary Coviello at 203-573-0080 or visit

New Milford Public Library events: Sept. 13: screening of "I've Loved You So Long," 2 p.m. Sept. 21: Sewing basics, 6:30 p.m. First and third Wednesday of each month: Writer's Support Group, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Second Wednesday of each month: Chess Group for K-12 students, 4 p.m. Fourth Wednesday of each month: Teen Talk Book Club, 4 p.m. Third Wednesday of each month: Anime and Manga Club for students in grades 6-12, 4 p.m. Third Friday each month: Book discussion group, 1 p.m. Last Wednesday of each month: The Sandwich Club for those worrying about grown children and aging parents, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Genealogy group: Sept. 14, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street.

Garden Club tour of trees on Village Green: Sept. 14, 1:30 p.m. Village Green. With arborist Carlos Caridad. Free.

Information meeting on New Milford Friendly Feud game: Sept. 16, 6 p.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For more information, e-mail

Wine tasting: Sept. 17, 7:30-9:30 p.m. St. Francis Xavier Church, Route 109.

Clam bake: Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. VFW, Avery Road. $40. No one under 21 will be admitted. For more information, visit the VFW or call 860-354-7995.

Open Farm Day: Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunny Valley Preserve, Sunny Valley Lane.

Lions Club Fall Festival and Car Show: Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, Lanesville Road.

Dog Days of Summer: Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road. Includes variety of demonstrations and activities.

Merryall Chapel service: Sept. 19, 4 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.

Rotary rose sale: Ongoing. Roses may be picked up Sept. 17, noon-6 p.m. at bandstand on Village Green. $15/dozen. For more information or to place an order, call Ann Fisher at 860-355-4187.

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

Senior center events: A variety of ongoing health and wellness offerings, exercises and games are offered throughout the week. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-6075.

Bingo: Knights of Columbus bingo, Mondays, 6:45 p.m. VFW bingo, Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. VFW hall, Avery Road.

BNI: Back on Track meeting: Sept. 16, 7 a.m. Railroad station, 11 Railroad Street. Topic, "How to Be a Guest at Your Own Party."


Self-guided farm tour: Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rain date, Sept. 12. Tickets, maps and brochures can be picked up at senior center, 7 South St., at 9:30 a.m. $18 in advance. $20 the day of event. For more information, call Marilyn Kayner at 860-354-9604.

Homecoming Sunday: Sept. 12, 10:30 a.m. worship followed by picnic. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

Volunteers picnic: Sept. 12, 12:30 p.m. Hurlburt Park, Apple Lane.


Raspberry festival: Sept. 11-12, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, Route 37.

Women's Bible study: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road.


Roast beef dinner: Sept. 11, 4:30-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $12/adult. $5/child 12 and under.

Harvest Celebration: Sept. 18-19, noon-5 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road. $22 in advance at through Sept. 15. $27 at door.


Fall festival: Sept. 11. Tag sale, silent auction and bake sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Food and other activities, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Reunion for people who attended or graduated from Washington High School before 1973: Sept. 12, 5 p.m. Shepaug Valley High School, South Street. For more information, call Ann P. Dahl at 860-868-2596.

End-of-summer flea market: Sept. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Knights of Columbus at Riverwalk Pavilion, School Street.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: Sept. 18-19: woodland pottery. Sept. 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 19, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 19: Native American heritage walk, 2 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

After School Art Program (ASAP) workshops: Registration ongoing. At various locations in Region 12 school district. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0740.

Area towns

Bethlehem Fair: Sept. 10, 5-10 p.m. Sept. 11, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Bethlehem Fairgrounds, Route 61, Bethlehem.

Used book sale: Sept. 11-13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. New Fairfield Library, 2 Brush HIll Road.

Screening of "To Kill a Mockingbird": Sept. 13, 1 p.m. Litchfield Community Center, Route 202, Litchfield.

Panel discussion of "To Kill a Mockingbird": Sept. 15, 7 p.m. Litchfield Community House, Route 202, Litchfield. For more information, call Kent Memorial Library at 860-927-3761.

Screening of documentary "Deadline": Sept. 16, 6 p.m. Oliver Wolcott Library, 160 South St., Litchfield.


New Milford

"Exit the King": Friday and Saturday nights, 8 p.m., through Oct. 9. Oct. 3, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. $20. Free preview for seniors, Sept. 16, 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can-night, Sept. 23, 8 p.m. For more information, call 860-350-6863.