"Trick or Treat? Art to Celebrate Halloween" open submission group exhibit: Opening reception, Oct. 22, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Nov. 6. Scott & Bowne, Fine Art & Furnishings, 27 North Main St. #1. Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information call, 860-592-0207 or visit

New Milford

"Interiors & Exteriors: from the Past to the Present"-- art by Faith Stewart-Gordon of Bridgewater: Opening reception, Oct. 21, 5-8 p.m. Runs through Nov. 6 when show ends with an artist's talk at 2 p.m. The Silo, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit

"Fourth Time is the Charm": Runs through Nov. 13. Gregory James Gallery, 93 Park Lane Road (Route 202). Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-3436 orvisit



"The Prophets Call" three-part study series: Oct. 17, Nov. 7 and Nov. 21, 10 a.m.-noon. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. $20. For more information, call 860-354-8294.

Immune system diseases healing retreat: Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.


Flu clinic for seniors: Oct. 24, 10 a.m.-noon. Senior center, Swifts Lane.

New Milford

Flu clinic for people 6 months and older: Oct. 20 and 27, 4-6 p.m. and Dec. 13, 20 and 27, 9-11 a.m. VNA, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-2216.


Flu and pneumonia vaccine clinic: Nov. 2, 11:30 a,m.-12:30 p.m. Administered by VNA Northwest at The Academy, Sackett Hill Road. Some insurances accepted. $35/flu shot without insurance. $45/pneumonia shot without insurance.


Flu clinic for seniors: Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-noon. Senior center, Bryan Hall Plaza. Register by calling 860-868-0735.


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.

-Footloose: PG-13. Friday 4:30, 7, 9:30 p.m. Saturday 11:20 a.m., 1:40, 4:"30, 7, 9:30 p.m. Sunday 11:20 a.m., 1:40, 4:30, 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 7 p.m.

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

-Reel Steel: PG-13. Friday 4:10, 6:55, 9:20 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m., 1:30, 4:10, 6:55, 9:20 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m., 1:30, 4:10, 6:55 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:10, 6:55 p.m.

-Dolphin Tale in 2D: PG. Friday 4:15, 6:45, 9 p.m. Saturday 1:20, 4:15, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sunday 11:10 a.m., 1:20, 4:15, 6:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:15, 6:45 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.



Roots Rock Revue: Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m. Doors open, 7 p.m. Bridgewater Congregational Church, Clapboard Road. $25. Checks should be payable to the church. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-8283, email or stop by the church.


"Music in the Nave": Oct. 21: Kent School chamber recital, 8 p.m. Free. Oct. 29: music by Lynn Henderson and her trio, 7:30 p.m. $20. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3486.

New Milford

"Look at the World" concert with Connecticut Choral Society: Oct. 15, 4 p.m. First Congregational Church, Main Street. $20. Benefits Good Samaritan Fund of Social Services.

SJ Barrington's events: Oct. 21: Delusions of Grandeur, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Oct. 28: Shadow Creek, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Nov. 4: After Hours, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Karaoke: Saturday, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. SJ Barrington's, 48 Kent Road. For more information, call 860-355-9222.


Concert with Christopher Morrongiello and Marcia Young: Oct. 22, 8 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 78 Green Hill Road. $40. For more information, call 860-868-2527 or visit

Special Events


Oktoberfest: Oct. 27, noon. Senior center, Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-354-1607.


Scrapbook fundraiser: Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Hosted by fire department ladies auxiliary at firehouse, 700 Kent Road (Route 7). $40 includes a place to scrapbook, lunch, dinner and a table gift with door prizes. For more information and to sign up, call 860-354-9512.

Oratory of the Little Way events: Oct. 17, Nov. 7 and Nov. 21: Three-part "The Prophet's Call" series, 10 a.m.-noon. $20. Oct. 18: men's spirituality seminar, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 20: auto-immune system diseases workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $30. Oct. 21-22: "Receiving More Strength" retreat. $80. Oct. 29: "Biblical and Contemporary Uses of Essentials Oils" workshop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $20. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.


Bag of books sale: Oct. 14 and Oct. 16, noon-5 p.m. Oct. 15, 10 a.m..-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. $6/bag.

Library offerings: Oct. 14: screening of "Kiki's Delivery Service" and dinner for families, 6 p.m. Oct. 17: discussion of "I Am A Genius of Unspeakable Evil" for kids, 3:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Connect 'n Kent member meetings: Oct. 20: Kent Specialty Care Center, 45 Maple St., 8 a.m. For more information, call 860-927-7913.

"The Returns on Energy Efficiency Investments" lecture with Roger Lidell: Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Kent Energy and Environmental Task Force at Kent School, Route 341. For more information, visit

Reunion of and program about Civilian Conservation Corps: Oct. 22, 1 p.m. At Sloane-Stanley Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7). With Marty Podskoch and archaeologist Joseph Samolis. For more information, call 860-927-3849 or 860-267-2442.

Night of A Thousand Pies: Nov. 5. Sampling and sale of pies and lunch, noon-2:30 p.m. St. Andrew's Church, Main Street. Dinner at various venues, 7:30 p.m. $12 or $16/lunch. $5/slice of pie and beverage. $75/person for dinner. For more information and dinner reservations, call 860-927-3684 or email by Oct. 28.

New Milford

Maxx events: Oct. 14: sixth-grade Halloween dance and costume party, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 21: coffee house night, 6-11 p.,m. Oct. 28: Zombies & Vampires Halloween Fest for students 14-20, 5:30 p.m. Mondays: Snaxx at the Maxx, 2-5 p.m. Saturdays: front room open, 6-11 p.m. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St.

Pratt Nature Center events: Oct. 14: full moon hike, 8 p.m. Oct. 21: Nature at Night event for kids 6-14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $25/member child. $30/non-member child. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3137 or visit

Library offerings: Oct. 15: program with Dr. Michael Palmer, author of "A Heartbeat Away," 1 p.m. Oct. 18: program about sports injuries, 6 p.m. Oct. 19: spinal hygiene program with Dr. Nestor Mejias, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

Fall Festival and Harvest Expo: Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rain date, Oct. 16. Sullivan Farm, Route 202. $2/adult. $1/child 5-15. Free/child under 5.

Fire prevention day activities: Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ring's End, 140 Danbury Road (Route 7).

Candlewoof Dog Park celebration: Oct. 15, noon-2 p.m. Candlewoof Dog Park, Pickett District Road.

Pasta dinner: Oct. 15, 5-8 p.m. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 31 at United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $8/person over 5. $30/family.

Roast beef dinner: Oct. 15, 4:30-7 p.m. Good Shepherd Lodge 65 at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

Winzerfest (wine fest): Oct. 15. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Dancing, 7-11 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. For more information and RSVP, call 203-746-3489 or 860-354-7593.

M. Joseph Lillis Lecture Series: Oct. 16: PowerPoint presentation about Pequot Indians with John Lee, 2 p.m. Oct. 23: program about symbols on tombstones with author Christina Eriquez, 2 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Merryall Chapel service: Oct. 16, 4 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road. With the Rev. Stephen B. Klots, chaplain at South Kent School.

Meet the candidates: Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by New Milford First at railroad station, Railroad Street. Candidates endorsed by party have been invited to attend.

BNI: On Track Chapter meeting: Oct. 20, 7 a.m. Railroad Station, 11 Railroad St. With Steve Kolitz of United Alarm. For more information, call 203-743-0131.

JPS Fun Run fundraiser: Oct. 20, during day. John Pettibone School, Pickett District Road.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: Oct. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by GeronNursing & Respite Care, LLC and Union Savings Bank at The Cookhouse, 31 Danbury Road (Route 7).

"Voices from the Past": Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Historical society, Aspetuck Avenue. Includes performance of "Voices of the Past" and pumpkin carving contest for kids. $10/non-member family. $8/member. For more information and registration, call 860-354-3069.

Harvest drive: Oct. 22, 11 a.m.-3 p,m. Hosted by MOMS Club outside Stop & Shop, Route 7.

Pumpkins in the Park: Oct. 22, 5-9:30 p.m. Rain date, Oct. 23. Harrybrooke Park, Lanesville Road. $5/person 5 and older. One free admission for each carved pumpkin with a 3-inch votive candle submitted. Pumpkins may be dropped off Oct. 21, 4-6 p.m. and Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, visit

German night dinner: Oct. 22, 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 7 North. $10/adult. $5/child 5-10. Free/child under 5.

Marathon bingo: Oct. 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. VFW, Avery Road. Benefits Fisher House of Connecticut. For reservations, call 860-354-3764.

Annual Chamber Breakfast: Oct. 26, 7:45 a.m. At Kimberly-Clark Conference Center, 58 Pickett District Road. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-6080 or email by Oct. 19.

Rubber stamping workshop: Oct. 26, 6 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. Free/member. $5/non-member. For more information and registration, call 860-354-3069.

Pre-delivery of Christmas presents by Santa and Water Witch Hose Co. No. 2: Registration runs through Nov. 11. Delivery, Dec. 10-11. For more information and registration, visit


Open house at Widmark School House: Oct. 22, 1-3 p.m. Widmark School House, Tophet Road.

Haunted hayrides: Runs through Oct. 29, 7-10 p.m. Kailey's Burger Station. $7.50/person.


Jewish Community Center events: Oct. 15: musical program, 7:30 p.m. $30/adult. $15/student. Oct. 16: rebroadcast of "92nd Street `Y,'" noon. Free/JCC and Jewish Federation of Danbury member. $5/non-member. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

Apple pie tasting contest and meet the Democratic candidates: Oct. 16, 2 p.m. Mauweehoo Clubhouse, Leach Hollow Road.


United Nations Association of Northwest Connecticut program with Jane Roberts of 34 Million Friends: Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m. At Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, visit

New England country dance: Oct. 14, 7 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. $10/adult. $5/child. $25/family. For more information, call 860-868-0569.

Civil War artifact appraisal day: Oct. 15, noon-3 p.m. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road.

Library events: Oct. 15: Foam Run Derby for kids, 1 p.m. Oct. 22: pumpkin painting for kids, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310 for children's or family programs and 860-868-7586 for all other programs.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: Oct. 15: "Preparing the Body, Mind and Spirit for Cold and Flu Season," 10:30 a.m. Oct. 22: friction to fire session, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 23: Native American archaeology roundtable, 1-5 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information or reservations, call 860-868-0518.

Penny auction: Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. Drawing, 1 p.m.

"The Life and Times of William Webb: An African-American Civil War Soldier from Connecticut" program: Oct. 22, 1 p.m. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road.

Connecticut Cheese & Wine Festival: Oct. 22, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road. $15 in advance by visit www.artisanmade-ne-com or

Animal Welfare tag sale: Oct. 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Animal Welfare, 8 Dodd Road.

"Sex Ed for Parents: Real Life. Real Talk" program with Planed Parenthood: Oct. 25, 8:45 a.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0551 or email

Area towns

Fall Gathering of Artists: Oct. 14-16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Artist's reception, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Litchfield firehouse, Route 202, Litchfield. Includes pottery by Judith Taylor of Roxbury.