-Art by Heidi Lindy: Runs through Oct. 31. Burnham Library, Route 133. For information, call 860-355-1069.


-"Encounters in the Natural World" -- art by Sally Vagliano Pettus: Runs through Oct. 25. Ober Gallery, 14 Old Barn Road. A portion of sales will benefit Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust. For information, call 860-927-5030.

-Annual show and sale of original hand-pulled artist prints: Oct. 25, noon-4 p.m. Road Kill Press, 13 Lane St. For more information, visit

New Milford

-"Harvest Time" -- art by Rosemary Connor: Opening reception, Oct. 29, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Dec. 18. 30 Bridge St. building, 30 Bridge St.

-"Views of Ladakh" -- photographs by Abby Ripley of New Milford : Runs through Nov. 14. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.


-Art by Kelly Mead Demarco: Runs through Oct. 31, 2-4 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.


-Hopkins Vineyard 30th anniversary Hopkins family album exhibit: Runs through Oct. 31. Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road. For more information, call 860-868-7954.


-"Color in Black and White: India" -- photos by Hunter Brown: Opening reception, Oct. 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Runs through Dec. 5. Gunn Library, Wykeham Road.

-"The Keepers of History: Scrapbooks and Albums": Runs through Oct. 31. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

-Faculty exhibit: Opening reception, Oct. 24, 4-6 p.m. Runs through Nov. 14. Washington Art Association, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2878.


New Milford

-Cancer education series: 6:45-8:30 p.m. Nov. 2: "The Family Connection: The Role of Genetics in Prevention and Treatment." Nov. 9: Cancer Research Brings New Treatment Options." Nov. 16: "Support Programs for Patients and Families." Hospital, 21 Elm St. For more information and sign up, call 860-350-1595.

-Community CPR class: Nov. 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Hospital Center for Clinical Excellence, 6 Treadwell Ave. For more information and sign up, call 860-210-5010.


-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. $7.50/matinee before 4:30 p.m. $5/super matinee before noon. $5/all-day Tuesday. $2 extra per 3D movie.

Astro Boy: PG. Saturday 4:30, 6:30, 8:30 p.m. Sunday 1, 3, 5, 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 6:30 p.m.

Where the Wild Things Are: PG. Friday 4, 6:45, 9 p.m. Saturday 1:15, 4, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sunday 1:15, 4, 6:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4, 6:45 p.m.

Couples Retreat: PG-13. Friday 4:15, 7:15, 9:25 p.m. Saturday 1:30, 4:15, 7:15, 9:25 p.m. Sunday 1:30, 4:15, 7:15 p.m. Monday-Tuesday 4:15, 7:15 p.m.

This Is It: Wednesday-Thursday 4:15, 7 :15 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

-Music at S.J. Barrington's: Oct. 30: Shadow Creek and costume party, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 31: Karaoke and costumer party, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. S.J. Barrington's, 48 Kent Road (Route 7 North).


-Music at G.W. Tavern: Oct. 24: The Bus Drivers. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, at various times. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Area towns

-Concerts with Bill Lauf of Warren: Oct. 30-31, 7:30 p.m. Milton Hall, Milton Road off Route 202, Litchfield. $15. For more information and reservations, call 860-868-9254.

Special Events


-Senior center event: Oct. 23: Design on fall arrangements class, 10 a.m. Tuesdays: Computer Club, 10 a.m. Coffee hour, 10 a.m. Quilters, 1 p.m. Wednesdays: Walking group, 9 a.m. Wii bowling, 10:30 a.m. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.


-Turkey supper: Oct. 24, 5-7 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, Route 7. $10/adult. $8/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child 3 and under.

-Healing retreat focusing on addiction: Oct. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.


-Debate: Oct. 23, 7-8:30 p.m. Kent Center School, Judd Avenue.

-Kent Memorial Library events: Oct. 24: "The Mock Interview and College Admissions Essay," 1-3 p.m. Nov. 5 and Dec. 17: Book discussion, 5-6:30 p.mLibrary, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

-GOP pre-election breakfast: Oct. 25, 8 a.m. Fife 'n Drum, Route 7. For more information, call the restaurant at 860-927-3509.

-Senior center open house: Oct. 30, 1-3 p.m. Senior center, Swift Lane.

New Milford

-Youth Agency offerings: Oct. 23: central booking show with live local bands, 7-11 p.m. Mondays: Snaxx at The Maxx. For more information on programs, call 860-354-0047.

-Child safety seat clinic: Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Walmart, Route 7 South.

-Halloween parade and costume contest: Oct. 24, 10 a.m. Village Green.

-"Junque in the Trunk": Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. St. Francis Xavier Church, Route 109.

-German night dinner: Oct. 24, 6-9 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 7 North. $10/adult. $5/child 5-10. Free/child under 5.

-Breakfast with Frankenstein: Oct. 25, 9-11 a.m. VFW, Avery Road. Wear costumes. Donations accepted.

-Halloween camp: Oct. 25, 1-4 p.m. Hosted by Jazzercise at Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 7 North. For more information, call 203-894-1316.

-M. Joseph Lillis Historical Fall Lecture Series: "Connecticut's Town Meetings During the Revolution": Oct. 25, 2 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave.

-Senior center events: Oct. 27: flower show, 12:30 p.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-6075.

-New Milford Public Library events: Oct. 27: Discussion of "Morning Sun: A Story of Hope, Purpose and the Power of Family" with author Merrick Alpert, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28: Screening of "Cheri," 6 p.m. Oct. 30: "Grant Seeking Basics," 10-11:30 a.m. Nov. 4: Writer's support group, 6:15 p.m. and discussion of "Who Killed the Constitution?" with author Kevin Gutzman, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

-Airing of New Milford mayoral debate: Oct. 29 and Nov. 1, 9 a.m. Charter Community TV Channel 21.

-Harvest party: Oct. 30, 6-9 p.m. Northville Baptist Church, 9 Little Bear Hill Road. For more information, call 860-350-8397.

-Fall wine tasting: Oct. 30, 6-9 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Spirit Shoppe at Candlewood Valley Country Club, 401 Danbury Road. $25.

-Howl'oween costume parade for canines and their owners: Oct. 31, 1-4 p.m. Registration, 1 p.m. Parade, 2:30 p.m. Hosted by Animal Welfare Society on Village Green.

-Halloween party for children and youth with special needs: Oct. 31, 1-4 p.m. Sponsored by Connecticut Family Support Network, Northwest Greater New Milford Parent Support Group and the Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047.

-Sun Pond Boneyard and Trail of Terror: Oct. 31, 5-11 p.m. 14 Sun Pond Lane. Donations will benefit New Milford Animal Welfare.

-Junk in the Trunk: Nov. 1, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Grad Party Committee at high school, Route 7.

-Program on how to handle stress and live on financial shoestring: Nov. 2, 7-8 p.m. Sponsored by Connecticut Family Support Network, Northwest Greater New Milford Parent Support Group at Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road. For more information and sign up, call 860-350-6025 by Oct. 30.

-Halloween Candy Buy Back Program: Nov. 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dental Associates, 1 Aspetuck Ave.


-Senior center events: Oct. 23: Screening of "Hocus Pocus," 1 p.m. Oct. 28: Luncheon, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 29: art class, 1-3 p.m. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056.


-Jewish Community Center event: Oct. 25: Program with Bizu "Riki" Mullu, 11 a.m. Live satellite broadcast from 92nd Street Y, Susa Essman interviewed by Joy Behar, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31: Screening of "The Children of Huang Shi," 7 p.m. meal followed by movie. Nov. 3: Gift box making, 1 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and fees, call 860-355-8050.


-Institute for American Indian Studies events: Oct. 23: haunted trail walk, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 25: ash splint basket workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

-Craft/artisan/home-based consultant fair: Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Shepaug Valley Middle School, South Street.

-Treasure trail ride: Oct. 24. Registration, 9 a.m. Ride, 10 a.m. HORSE of Connecticut, Wilbur Road. $40. For more information, call 860-868-1960.

-Gunn Memorial Library events: Oct. 24: Pumpkin painting, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 29: Program with Ralph Nader, author of "Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us," 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 31: Trick-or-treat parade, 1 p.m. Oct. 29: Program on paranormal activity at library and museum, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30: Tours of cemetery, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

-The Pratt Nature Center fund-raiser: concert with Paul Winter and silent auction: Oct. 30, 7 p.m. At Washington Montessori School, Route 202. $50. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-3137.

Area towns

-Annual Woodbury FFA Hunter Pace fund-raiser: Nov. 1. Thunder Ridge Farm, Litchfield. For more information, call 860-350-2307.

-Holiday show: Runs through Dec. 31. Brookfield Craft Center, Route 25, Brookfield.


New Milford

-"Kiss Me, Kate": Friday and Saturday nights through Oct. 24, 8 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Avenue. $28. For more information, call 860-350-6863.