Arts

GAYLORDSVILLE

"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

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.

"Scapes" --art by Hiro Ichikawa: Opening reception, Oct. 20, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Nov. 18. Scott & Bowne, Fine Art & Furnishings, 27 North Main St. #1. For more information call, 860-592-0207 or visit www.scottandbowne.com.

New Milford

Paintings by Sushobha Jenner: Runs through Nov. 3. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

ROXBURY

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

"Scenes of Africa and Home" --art by Ann Harriet Carew of Roxbury: Runs through Oct. 31. Chairwall Tea Room, 1 Main St., Salisbury.

"Portrait of Place: Gardens and Vistas" -- art by Jim Stanton: Runs through Nov. 2. Roxbury Senior Center, South Street.

Washington

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

"Captured Light" --art by Tom Yost, Anthony Antonios and Ann Mallory: Runs through Nov. 11. Behnke Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. For more information, call 860-868-1655 or email info@behnkedohertygallerycom.

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

Health

New Milford

Flu clinics: Oct. 16 and 25: for people 6 months and older. Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-noon. Oct. 25, 4-5:30 p.m. 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.

"Quit Now" smoking cessation program: Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m. Oct. 23-Nov. 27. Hospital, Elm Street. For more information and sign up, call 203-739-8161.

"Strong Women, Strong Bones program: Mondays and Fridays, 10-11:45 a.m. from Oct. 29-Dec. 14. Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Oct. 29-Dec. 10 at the First Congregational Church at 36 Main St. Presented by New Milford Hospital. $85/series. For more information and RSVP, call toll-free 800-355-1595.

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.

"Strong Women, Strong Bones program: Mondays and Wednesdays, 2-3:15 p.m. through Oct. 24. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. Presented by New Milford Hospital. $85/series. For more information and RSVP, call toll-free 800-355-1595.

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

KENT

Music in the Nave event: Oct. 14: with members of Kent School music faculty and guests, 4 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 7 and 341. For more information, call 860-927-3486.

New Milford

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

Music by Halfway Home: Oct. 19, 7-9 p.m. Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street.

Cabaret night: Oct. 20, 7 p.m. Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. $30/adult. $5/student. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-0300.

SHERMAN

Très Cafe coffeehouse-style concerts: Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. Meets second Saturday each month, 7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. $15. For more information, email Rob Brereton at rob@robertbrerton.com.

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.

Music by Third Dimension: Oct. 20, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

Music at G.W. Tavern: Oct. 20: Gerst Lite, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

AREA TOWNS

Concert with Cast of Beatlemania: Nov. 3, 8 p.m. Ives Concert Hall, White Street. $35/general admission., $100 VIP experience. For more information and tickets, call 203-837-8499.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Townwide tag sale: Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sponsored by women's auxiliary. Maps showing tag sale locations will be available for free at firehouse on Route 133.

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.

Senior center events: Oct. 17: program with Guiding Eyes dogs with Peg and Phil Horowitz, 1 p.m. Oct. 18: lunch, noon. Oct. 24: birthday social, 1 p.m. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Gaylordsville

"How to Live Happy": Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

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

Library offerings: Oct. 13: Autumn story time for kids 3-8, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 20: poetry workshop, 10 a.m. Chess club, 1-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Hands-on clay animal building workshop: Oct. 19-21. Alison Palmer Studio, 48 Stone Fences. For more information and registration, email spoonrest@earthlink.net.

Book talk with author/journalist Ann Jamieson: Oct. 20, 3 p.m. Library, Main Street. Author of "For the Love of the Horse" series. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

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.

Woman's Club meeting/program about Mohegan history: Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Community house, Church Street. With speaker Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel, Mohegan tribal historian.

New Milford

Event for teens at The Maxx: Oct. 12: jazz and funk night, 6:30-11 p.m. $5. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

Apostolic Prayer Gathering of New Milford, Inc. events: Evening prayer gathering: Oct. 12 and 26 (second and fourth Friday each month), 6-9 p.m. Morning Glory worship service: Oct. 14 and 28 (second and fourth Sundays each month), 8-9:30 a.m. Mid-day Bible study group: Oct. 24 (second and fourth Wednesday each month), noon-1:30 p.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

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 suppers: Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13 and May 11,, 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.

M. Joseph Lillis lecture series: All at 2 p.m. Oct. 14: art of gravestone rubbings. Oct. 21: "Old New England Cemeteries and Superstitions. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Afternoon of poetry and prose: Oct. 14, 2 p.m. Silo at Hunt Hill Farm Trust, Upland Road. $5/adult and student. Program to be followed by reception with the artists. For more information, call 860-355-0300.

Historical society annual dinner-meeting: Oct. 16, 6 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Planning meeting for Relay For Life: Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m. Room 120, Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road.

Library offerings: Oct. 17: "Zombies in the Library: A Night to Dismember" for kids in grades 5-12, 4-5:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

Lunch & Learn seminar: "Social Media Marketing Made Simple": Oct. 18, noon-1:30 p.m. At Chamber of Commerce, railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information and registration, call 860-354-6080 by Oct. 15.

Indoor tag sale: Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. VFW, Avery Road.

Wine tour to benefit Animal Welfare Society: Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-7 or 7:30 p.m. Transportation aboard a coach bus to five or six wineries in the region. $125/person. $225/pair. For more information and RSVP, call 860-770-5602.

Pumpkins in the Park: Oct. 20, 5-9:30 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive.

Talk about the presidency and the Supreme Court, and book signing with CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin: Oct. 21, 3 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $25. $50 for dinner with Mr. Toobin after his lecture. For more information and tickets, call 354-7264 or www.merryallcenter.org.

Roxbury

"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

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.

Jewish Community Center event: Oct. 21: "92nd Street " rebroadcast with Michael Oren and Thane Rosenbaum. JCCS, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

Washington

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.

"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.

Book signings: Oct. 14: with Donna Marie Merritt, author of "What's Wrong with Ordinary? Poems to Celebrate Life," 2 p.m. Oct. 20: with Janet Wallach, author of "The Richest Woman in America," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

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.

Institute for American Indian Studies event: Oct. 14: "Return of the Native Mountain Lions in Connecticut," 1 p.m. $8/member. $5/child. $10/adult. Oct. 20: pumpkin patch party, 12:30-2 p.m. $5/adult. $8/child. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Washington History Club meeting: Oct. 15:" discussion of going to school. Bring photos. Group meets third Monday of each month, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2502.

"Spirituality of Philanthropy" with the Rev. Canon Charles Lafond: Oct. 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, Green Hill Road. $15. For more information, call 860-868-2527.

Screening of "ADD and Loving It": Oct. 18, 6-7:45 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to make arrangements for babysitting, call 860-868-7586.

MOMIX presentation: Oct. 19-20, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Washington Environmental Council at Shepaug Valley High School, South Street. $35 general admission. $50 reserved seating. For more information, email wec-ct@charter.net.

Treasure trail hunt: Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. Registration, 9 a.m. Ride, 10 a.m. For more information, call 860-868-1960 or email horsectinfo@gmail.com.