Arts

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"Fantasy" --art by James Napoleon: Opening reception, Oct. 7, 1-3 p.m. Runs through Nov. 21. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

GAYLORDSVILLE

"Obsession" --art by James Napoleon of Kent and David Land: Runs through Oct. 7. Peter Lawrence Furniture & Art Gallery, 703 Kent Road (Route 7). For more information, call 203-746-5533.

"Hardware on the Rocks" --art by Peter Lawrence Scalera and Arista Baltronis: Oct. 12-Nov. 11. Reception, Oct. 14, 1-5 p.m. Peter Lawrence Furniture & Art Gallery, 703 Kent Road (Route 7). For more information, call 203-746-5533.

Kent

"Happy Paintings" -- art by Connie Horton of Amenia: Runs through Oct. 31. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Elected artist invitational and solo show by Laura Wilk: Runs through Oct. 14. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

"If and How" -- art by Megan Craig: Runs through Oct. 14. Scott & Bowne, Fine Art & Furnishings, 27 North Main St. #1. For more information call, 860-592-0207 or visit www.scottandbowne.com.

ROXBURY

"Scenes of Africa and Home" --art by Ann Harriet Carew of Roxbury: Oct. 5-31. Chairwall Tea Room, 1 Main St., Salisbury. Hours: Fridays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Art by Georgette Miller and Faith Stewart-Gordon: Runs through Oct. 29. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Washington

"A Doctor Stationed in France: Paintings from World War II" --art by Jeffrey Ferris: Opening reception, Oct. 6, 4-6 p.m. Runs through Nov. 12. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Hall Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

"Art from the Earth: Early American Stoneware": Runs through Oct. 14. Gunn Memorial Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Health

New Milford

Flu clinics: Oct. 11, 16 and 25: for people 6 months and older. Oct. 11 and 25, 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-noon. VNA office, 68 Park Lane Road. Pre-registration not required. Oct. 20: "Say Boo to the Flu" clinic for people 6 months and older, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Party Depot, Sunny Valley Road. Administered by New Milford Visiting Nurse Association. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Washington

Flu clinic for seniors only: Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-noon. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. Administered by New Milford Visiting Nurse Association. No registration required.

Movies

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.

Music/Dance

New Milford

Musical events at Merryall Center for the Arts: Oct. 6: Handler and Levesque, 8 p.m. Oct. 13: Hank Milligan and Roger Young, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $25 at the door. For more information, visit www.merryallcenter.org or call 860-354-7264.

Washington

Concert with Borealis Wind Quintet: Oct. 13. St. John's Episcopal Church, 78 Green Hill Road. $40/person. For more information, call 860-868-2527.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Party for Bridgewater seniors: Oct. 5, 4-7 p.m. Annex at Bridgewater Congregational Church, Clapboard Road. Hosted by Community Caring in Bridgewater. For more information and RSVP, call 860-350-2194,

Gathering at Frog Hollow: Oct. 6, 4-7 p.m. Hosted by Bridgewater Democratic Town Committee at Frog Hollow. $100/person. For more information, email wagblom@aol.com.

Roast beef dinner: Oct. 13, seatings at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Grange hall, Route 133. $12/adult. $5/child under 12. Music to follow at 7:30 p.m. $3.

Gaylordsville

Merwinsville Hotel art show: Oct. 5-8. Oct. 5: meet the artists gala preview, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $20/member. $25/non-member. Oct. 6-8: show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.$1. Merwinsville Hotel, Browns Forge Road.

"Getting Clear Guidance": Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.

Flea market: Oct. 7, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Ladies Auxiliary at Firemen's Field, Route 7.

Blessing of the animals: Oct. 7, 2-4 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodsit Church, Route 7.

Kent

Pie baking workshop with Patsy Stroble: Oct. 6, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information and RSVP, call Jane tat 860-927-3248.

Paint-out and auction for Kent Art Association: Oct. 6. Preview, 3 p.m. Auction, 4 p.m. Registration starts at 9 a.m. KAA, Main Street South.

Eric Sloane Fall Celebration: Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7). $8/adult. $6/senior citizen. $5/child 6-17.

Harvest Fair: Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. First Congregational Church of Kent, Route 7 North.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

Tag sale: Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Route 202.

Connecticut Wine & Cheese Festival 2012: Oct. 13, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, Hopkins Road. $20 in advance by visiting www.artisanmade-ne.com or www.hopkinsvineyard.com. $22 day of event.

New Milford

Event for teens at The Maxx: Oct. 5: dance for seventh- and eighth-grade students. $8 and student id. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

Fall fair: Oct. 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). Includes tag sale, white elephant area, live music, vendors and food.

Can and bottle drive: Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by NMHS Band and Color Guard outside Stop & Shop, Route 7 South.

Spinning and Weaving Week activities: Oct. 6. "Spinning Yarn: The Basics," 10 a.m.-noon. "Celebrate Your Creative Self," noon-4 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Performance-fundraiser by Artists in Motion: Oct. 6, 7 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue. $12. Free/child under 8. For more information, call FineLine Theatre Arts at 860-210-1444.

Manhattan Film Festival: Oct. 7, noon. Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. For more information and tickets, call 860-210-2099 or email filmnewmilford@gmail.com.

Harvest Festival: Oct. 7, noon-5 p.m. Bank Street and downtown New Milford.

Lecture with Jeffrey Ladewig about political parties and the presidency: Oct. 7, 3 p.m. $25. For more information and tickets, call 354-7264 or www.merryallcenter.org.

Virtual Stock Market Game for students in grades 5-12: Oct. 8-Dec. 14. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Garden Club meeting: Oct. 9, 1 p.m. Taylor Room, First Congregational Church. With guest speaker Adam Halasi-Kun, chairman of Conservation Commission.

Meet-and-greet the candidates AARP meeting: Oct. 10, noon. Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 7 North. With candidates running for state office.

Open houses with Rep. Clark Chapin and Cecilia Buck-Taylor: Oct. 10, 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 27, 9:30-11 a.m. Republican headquarters, corner of Bridge and South Main streets.

Young Adult Council: Oct. 10, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Library, Main Street. For students in grades 6-12. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191 or email vfisher@biblio.org.

Community tag sale: Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Northville Baptist Church, 9 Little Bear Hill Road.

Sullivan Farm fall festival and the third annual harvest expo: Oct. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rain date, Oct. 14. Sullivan Farm, Route 202. $4/adult. $2/child 5-15. Family maximum, $10.

Wine and beer tasting: Oct. 13, 6-9 p.m. Knights of Columbus, VFW, Avery Road. $20. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-3572.

"Moon Before Midnight" event for teens: Oct. 13, 7-9:30 p.m. Meet at Maxx, Railroad Street, at 7 p.m. for a space movie and ice cream. Followed by trip to observatory at high school. For teens in grades 6-9. For more information and registration, call 860-354-0047.

"Searching for Life Elsewhere": Oct. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.

Spaghetti supper: Oct. 13, 5-7 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $9/senior 65 and older. $4/child 6-12. $25 family maximum.

An Afternoon of Poetry and Music: Oct. 14, 2 p.m. The Silo, Upland Road. $5.

Kendra's "Halo of Hope" benefit: Oct. 14, 2-5 p.m. Harrybrooke Park off Still River Drive. Includes music, raffle, bake sale, face painting and more. Donations for Animal Welfare Society will be accepted. For more information, call 860-355-0046.

Merryall Chapel service: Oct. 14: with the Rev. Stephen B. Klots, 4 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.

"Art of gravestone rubbings" lecture: Oct. 14, 2 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Roxbury

Portrait Day to support Roxbury Land Trust: Oct. 7. For $250 donation, photographer Tom Hurlbut will provide a 40-minute portrait session. For more information and reservations, call 860-487-3800.

"An Overall Snapshot of the Honey Bee": Oct. 14, 3 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury Land Trust at town hall, Route 67. With noted beekeeper Al Avitable. For more information, call 860-350-4148.

Sherman

Naromi Land Trust annual fall family picnic: Oct. 7, noon. Hadlow Fields, accessed off of Cozier Hill Road. In case of rain, festivities will be held at Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse, Leach Hollow Road. Bring salad or dessert to share. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-0260.

Adult book discussion: Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by library at senior center, Sherman Center. Discussion of "Old Filth." For more information and registration, email mloeb@biblio.org.

Meet the candidates: Oct. 14, 1:30-4 p.m. Hosted by Democratic Town Committee at Sherman home. For more information, call Nancy at 860-354-5489.

WaRREN

Warren Fall Festival: Oct. 6-7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. At Warren Woods, Brick School Road. $5. $8/two-day pass. Free/child under 12.

Washington

Washington Antiques Show: Cocktail party: Oct. 5. Washington Primary School, School Street. Collector's party: Oct. 6. At the school. Show: Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. At the school. Cocktail party and collector's party, each $125 and up. Show admission, $10. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

"Celebrate the Freedom to Read: A Banned Books Event": Oct. 5, 7 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

Book sale: Preview, Oct. 6, 9-10 a.m. $15. Sale, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road.

Volunteer Day at HORSE: Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. HORSE, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960.

Book signing: Oct. 6: with Barbara Paul Robinson, author of "Rosemary Verey: The Life and Lessons of a Legendary Gardener," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

Spaghetti dinner: Oct. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosted by Shepaug Valley High School French Club at American Legion Hall, Bryan Memorial Plaza. $7/adult. $5/student. $20 family maximum.

Book signing: Oct. 7, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. With Mary Ognan, author of "Yeshua."

Institute for American Indian Studies event: Oct. 7: program about natural skin care, 12:30-2:30 p.m. $12/member. $15/adult. Oct. 14: "Return of the Native Mountain Lions in Connecticut," 1 p.m. $8/member. $5/child. $10/adult. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Blessing of the animals: Oct. 7, 4 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2527.

Senior center events: Oct. 9: natural manicures. $12 cash. Oct. 22 and Nov. 12: art appreciation programs, 10:30 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.

Guest speaker author Ann Hodgman: Oct. 10. At annual meeting of the Women's Initiative Fund at the Connecticut Community Foundation to be held at Waterbury City Hall at 235 Grand St. in Waterbury. $20. For more information and tickets, call 203-753-1315.

Readings from Tom Wessels' book "Reading the Forested Landscape: A Natural History of New England" with the author: Oct. 11. Refreshments, 5 p.m. Reading, 5:30 p.m. Hosted by garden club at library, Wykeham Road.

Harvest community dance: Oct. 12, 7 p.m. Parish hall at First Congregational Church on the Green. For circle, square and longways dances. $10. For more information, call 860-868-0569.

Institution of the Rev. Susan J. McCone as rector: Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2527.

Theater

New Milford

"November": Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 6, 8 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. $20. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.

"Art from the Earth: Early American Stoneware" lecture: Oct. 13: "Stoneware Lecture and Appraisal Event" with Zipp family of Crocker Farm, time to be announced. Part of Gunn Memorial Museum art exhibit. Lectures to be held at library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7756.

Festival of wines: Oct. 13, 5:30-8 p.m. Hosted by Knights of Columbus at Washington Club Hall, Green Hill Road. $25 in advance. $30 at door. For more information, call 860-355-3257.

Souper Bowl Sunday: Oct. 14, noon-3 p.m. Washington Art Association, Bryan Memorial Plaza. Fill ceramic bowl with soup; keep the bowl. $25. For more information, call WAA at 860-868-2878.

Theater

New Milford

"November": Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 6, 8 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. $20. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.