Exhibit of art by John Geyer, art by Arista Baltronis, photographs by Scott Tully and oversized work by Alex Echevarria: Runs through Jan. 15. Seti Gallery, 5 Kent Green Boulevard. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information or reservations, call 860-927-7170.

Paintings by Chris Armstrong and sculpture by Peter Kirkiles: Runs through Jan. 22. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays, 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit

"Naminals" -- art by Sandy VanAmburg: Jan. 3-Feb. 29. Naminals demonstration with the artist, Feb. 4. Kent Memorial Library, Main Street. For more information and registration for the reception, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

"Relativity" -- art by mother and son, Nancy Mygatt and David Martin: Opening reception, Jan. 12, 7-8:30 p.m. Runs through Feb. 1. Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue.

One-man show featuring works by Christopher Magadini: Runs through Jan. 15. 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 or visit

Exhibit of art by library staff: Runs through Jan. 21. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.


"Color and Music" -- display of art by Karen Pepper of Washington: Jan. 7-Feb. 18. Reception, Jan. 14, noon-2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Hours: Mondays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

"The Magical Christmas Horse" exhibit: Runs through Jan. 22. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. Based on "The Magical Christmas Horse" book by Mary Higgins Clark and illustrated by Wendell Minor. Hours: Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

"Native American All Stars: Contemporary American Indian Heroes": Runs through Jan. 31 Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518 or visit



StrongWomen, Strong Bones program for middle-aged women: Two sessions: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10-11:15 a.m. Jan. 4-Feb. 18 and March 7-April 21. Offered by New Milford Hospital at The Kent Specialty Care Center. $85/session. For more information and sign up, call 800-350-1595.

New Milford

StrongWomen, Strong Bones program for middle-aged women: Two sessions: Mondays and Fridays, 10-11:15 a.m. Jan. 2-Feb. 17 and March 5-April 20. Offered by hospital at First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. $85/session. For more information and sign up, call 800-350-1595.


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.

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.



Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert featuring The Best of Baroque: Jan. 7, 4 p.m. Christ Church, Quaker Hill, Pawling, N.Y. Jan. 8, 3 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Main Street. $25/adult. $20/student and senior. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-5930.

New Milford

SJ Barrington's events: Karaoke: Saturday, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. SJ Barrington's, 48 Kent Road. For more information, call 860-355-9222.


New Baroque Soloists concert: Jan. 1, 4 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. $40 reserved seating. $35 free will donation for adults. $10 free will donation for students and low-income seniors. For more information, call 860-868-7355.

Wykeham Consort concert: Jan. 5, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Featuring English and Spanish Christmas songs of the Renaissance. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-7586.

Special Events


Neapolitan crèche: Crèche will be lit 5-11 p.m. every night except Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year's Eve when it will be lit until 1 a.m.

Oratory of the Little Way events: Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 13 and March 5: "Hearing God's Voice," 10 am.-noon. $40. Jan. 28: "Biblical & Contemporary Uses of Essential Oils," 10 a.m-1 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 4. $20. Third Saturday each month: Saturday soaking prayer, 10 a.m.-noon. Second Saturday each month: healing prayer service, 10 a.m.-noon. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.


Library offerings: Dec. 30: "Cartooning with Rick Stromoski" for students in grades 3 and up, 1 p.m. Dec. 30: screening of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" for children 9 and older, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 31: New Year's Eve day story hour for children 3-9, 10:30 a.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Historical society calendar for sale: $12 color calendar for sale at House of Books, Heron Gallery, Richard Linsey-Bookseller, town hall and historical society.

New Milford

Maxx holiday events Dec. 31: Blackhole FM New Year's Eve Ball of Fire event, 6:30 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street.

Library offerings: Jan. 7: Dinosaur day for kids 4 and older, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 8: Bingo for Books family program, 7 p.m. Jan. 9: screening of "Midnight in Paris," 1 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

New Year's Eve dance: Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. VFW, Avery Road. With music by Shadow Creek. $15. Only for people 21 and older. For more information, call Jimmy Vincent at 860-355-1904.

Hands-on train display: Runs through Dec. 31. Open daily, noon-4 p.m. except Christmas. Presented by Chamber of Commerce at railroad station, Railroad Street.

Holiday shopping cart sale: Runs through Jan. 2. Hosted by FRIENDS of NMPL at library, Main Street.

Tree of Warmth: Donations of children's hats, gloves, mittens and scarves sought for tree on display at town hall, Main Street. Accepted in mayor's office Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-355-6010.

Adult winter reading program: Starts Jan. 9. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191, extension 203.

Bereavement Support Group: First and third Thursday each month, 7-8:30 p.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call NMVNA at 860-354-2216.


Messiah Community Sing: Jan. 1, 4 p.m. Presented by Shepaug Friends of Music at Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.


Fly tying workshop for high schoolers and adults: Starts Jan. 2. Hosted by ASAP at Shepaug Valley Middle School, South Street. Fee. For more information, and registration, visit

ACLU Northwest Connecticut Chapter meeting: Jan. 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road.

Victorian tea party: Jan. 8, 1-3 p.m. Snow date, Jan. 15. Gunn Memorial Museum, Wykeham Road.

Coffee hour reading of about the life of Betsey Averill: Jan. 9, 10 a.m. Presented by Gunn Memorial Museum staff at senior center, senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza.

Winter book group: Six-week group starts Jan. 9, 7 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. Discussion of "Women, Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything by Geneen Roth. For men and women. For more information, call 860-868-0569.

Area towns

Minor league hockey game to benefit Alzheimer's Associatione: Feb. 24, 7:35 p.m. Danbury Ice Arena, Danbury. $15/adult. $10/child. For more information and tickets, email


New Milford

"Present Laughter": Friday and Saturday nights through Jan.. 7 , 8 p.m. Gala performance, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $20. Dec. 31 gala: $60. For more information, call 860-350-6863.

Auditions for "The Irish Curse": Jan. 9-10, 7-9 p.m. TheatreWorks, Brookside Avenue. For more information, visit