Painting exhibit by Everett O'Reilly-Narcisco: Runs through January. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1069.


Work by four giants of the 20th Century American art scene: Runs through Feb. 28. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or go to

Art exhibit by Richard Stalter: Runs through Dec. 31. Library, 32 Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3761 or visit



Seven Hearths: Open Saturdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Historical society's Seven Hearths museum, Route 7. Free admission. For more information, call 860-927-4587 or visit


The Old Store & Museum and Gift Shop: Open for season. Sherman Center. Open Thursdays-Sunday, noon-4 p.m. or whenever flag is out on front porch. For more information, call 860-350-3475.


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.

-True Grit: PG-13. Friday-Saturday 11:05 a.m., 1:15, 4:30, 7, 9:15 p.m. Sunday 1:15, 4:30, 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 7 p.m.

-Little Fockers: PG-13. Friday-Saturday 11 a.m., 1:10, 4, 7:15, 9:30 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m., 1:10, 4, 7:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4, 7:15 p.m.

-TRON Legacy in 3D: PG-13. Friday 11 a.m., 1:30, 4:15, 6:45, 9:05 p.m. Saturday 1:30, 4:15, 6:45, 9:05 p.m. Sunday 1:30, 4:15, 6:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:15, 6:45 p.m.

-Yogi Bear in 2D: PG. Friday-Saturday 11:10 a.m., 1, 4:10, 6:55, 8:55 p.m. Sunday 11:10 a.m., 1, 4:10, 6:55 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:10, 6:55 p.m.

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-1916 (box office). 860-567-0006 (show times).

-Black Swan: R. Friday 4:30, 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 2, 4:30, 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday 7 p.m. Wednesday 2, 7 p.m. Thursday 7 p.m.

-True Grit: PG-13. Friday 5, 7:30 p.m. Saturday 2:30, 5, 8 p.m. Sunday 2:30, 5, 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday 7:15 p.m. Wednesday 2:15, 7:15 p.m. Thursday 7:15 p.m.

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

Country line dancing: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For more information, call 860-868-2683.

"Strictly Ballroom": Second Friday each month, 7:30-10 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church parish hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For all dancers. $10. For more information, call Peggy King at 860-355-4211.


JD Tuckers, live piano music by Hank Milligan: Thursdays 7-10 p.m., Sundays 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 38 Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-9605.

GW Tavern music: Dec. 31: Joe West and the Creative Force, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Special Events


Senior center events: Tuesdays: Computer Club, 10 a.m.-noon. Coffee hour, 10 a.m. Quilters, 1 p.m. Second Tuesday each month: VNA blood pressure and sugar screenings, 1-2 p.m. First and third Wednesdays: mah-jongg, 1 p.m. Thursdays: Walking Group, 9 a.m. Coffee hour, 10 a.m. Fridays: poker, 10 a.m., and canasta, 1 p.m. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.


Kent Memorial Library events: Dec. 31: board games, 10:30-noon. Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Senior center activities: Mondays: center opens at 10:30 a.m. for games, cards, bingo and Wii sports. Lunch, 12:30 p.m. $3. Tuesdays: Retired Old Men Eating Out (ROMEO) at The Villager Restaurant on Main Street, 8:30 a.m. Wii sports and Park and Rec events, 9:30 a.m. Handiwork, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays: center opens at 10:30 a.m. for games, cards, bingo and Wii sports. Lunch, 12:30 p.m. $3. Blood pressure screening (first Wednesday of each month), 1-2 p.m. Thursdays: library bridge group, 1:15-4 p.m. Fridays: Special program (first and third Friday), 2-4 p.m. Center open for activities, (second and fourth Friday), noon-1:30 p.m. Luncheon program, noon. Senior center, Swift Lane. For more information, call 860-927-1586 or 860-927-1003.

New Milford

New Milford Hospital events Jan. 3-Feb. 18: New Milford "Strong Women, Strong Bones" program, 10-11:15 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays or Tuesdays and Fridays. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. Jan. 4-Feb. 17: Kent "Strong Women, Strong Bones" program, 2-3:15 p.m, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Kent Health Care Center, 46 Maple St.

New Milford Public Library events: Through Dec. 31: Ray Crawford art exhibit, shown during library hours. Jan. 5: creative writing club for grades 5-12, 4-5 p.m. Continues on the first Wednesday of each month. Jan. 5: friendship discussion with Velya Jancz-Urban and Jeanne Pedane, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9-Feb. 19: photography exhibit of Hawaiian islands by Melanie Clifone. Jan. 10: foreign film series "Shower" viewing, 2 p.m. Adult winter reading program "Passport to Fiction." 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. Closings: Dec. 31, 1 p.m. Jan 1, all day. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Hands-on train display: Through Dec. 31. Free and open daily, noon-4 p.m. except Christmas. Presented by Chamber of Commerce at railroad station, 11 Railroad St.

Boy Scouts of America anniversary party: Runs through Dec. 31. Railroad Station, Railroad Street.

AARP executive board meeting: Jan. 6, 1 p.m. Senior center, Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St.

BNI: Back on Track meeting: Jan. 6, 7 a.m. Railroad station, 11 Railroad St. Topic, "ALEXOR Wireless Alarm System" by Steve Kolitz.

Spaghetti dinner: Jan. 8, Feb. 12, 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.

McCarthy Observatory events: Jan. 9, 7-9 p.m. McCarthy Observatory, 388 Danbury Road. For more information, call 860-354-1595.

AARP general meeting: Jan. 12, noon. The Maxx, Railroad Street. Bring membership cards for renewal and nonperishable food item.

New Milford High School senior art show: Runs through Jan. 15, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Road.

Girl Scout Troop sweetheart dance: Feb. 4, 7-9:30 p.m. New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Road. $12/person. Tickets sold from Jan. 3 to Feb. 1. For more information or for tickets, call 860-210-1591.

SNIS box-top collections: 2010-11 school year. Send to Leah c/o SNIS, 25 Sunny Valley Road, New Milford. For more information, e-mail

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 to 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.


Shepaug Friends of Music -- Messiah community sing: Jan. 2, 4 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. For more information, call 860-355-0025.

Senior center events: Jan. 19: "The Widow's War" by Sally Gunning discussion, 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays: computer supportive services, 10:30 a.m. Blood pressure screening, 11:30 a.m. Exercises, 2 p.m. Piano lessons, mornings. Thursdays: Tai Chi, 11 a.m. mah-jongg, 1 p.m. Saturdays: piano lessons, mornings. Senior center, South Street. To sign up, call 860-210-0056.

Raku exhibit -- pottery by Eva St. John: Runs through Jan. 10 during library hours. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. Library hours are: Mondays: noon-7 p.m., Wednesdays: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursdays: noon-5 p.m., Fridays: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed Dec. 31. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


Senior center events: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: Walking group, 9 a.m., at Sherman track. Mondays and Wednesdays: Pinochle card games, noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays: Bridge card games, 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: Exercise with Wii, 9:30 a.m. Shopping, call for ride. Tuesdays and Fridays: Gentle yoga, 10:30 a.m. at JCC. Wednesdays: Shopping, call for ride. Fridays: Senior Dine, 11 a.m. at American Pie or last Tuesdays in Bethel. Senior center, old town hall, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2414.

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


Winter Dinner Series: Jan. 8, 4:30-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, 4 Sackett Hill Road. $12/adults over 12. $5/children age 12 and under. For more information, call 860-868-7106.


Gunn Memorial Library events: Children's events: Watercolors art -- art by the Kustodiev Children's Art School. Runs through Jan. 1. For more information, call 860-868-7586. Adults' events: Jan. 3: "Our Home in the Countryside" reading, 10 a.m. Washington Senior Center, 6 Bryan Hall Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-7586. Jan. 6: Wykeham Consort Renaissance concert, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27: music by Sandy Klesiner and Friends, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8-Feb. 19: exhibit by Robert Andrew Parker. Reception: Jan. 15, noon-2 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information and registration for programs, call 860-868-2310.

Senior center events: Jan. 3: Gunn Museum Series, 10 a.m. Mondays: Exercises, 9 a.m. Van to mall (call for dates). Tuesdays: Exercises, 9 a.m. Bridge, 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays: Exercises, 9 a.m. Computer instruction, 1 p.m. Thursdays: Exercises, 9 a.m. Zumba Gold, 10 a.m. Cooking class, 11 a.m. Needles & Things, 2 p.m. Fridays: Exercises, 9 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Hall Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.

Reception for Victoria Marsh Cherniske: Jan. 5, 5-7 p.m. Bryan Memorial Town Hall. For more information, call 860-868-2786.

Hickory Stick book signing: Jan. 8: Cathryn Prince, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525 or visit

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 or visit


New Milford

"Almost Maine": Jan. 7 and 8 at 8 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $20. A gala fundraising performance with refreshments and open bar for $60 will be on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31. For more information and reservations, call 860-350-6863.

TheatreWorks New Milford "Talk Radio" auditions: Jan. 3, 4, 7-9 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. For more information, call 860-350-6863 or go to


"A Child's Christmas in Wales": Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, intersection of Routes 37/39. $20/adult. $10/student paying cash with student ID. A New Year's Eve gala performance on Dec. 31 will cost $40. For more information, call 860-354-3622 or visit