"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. 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

Art by Yuka Imata: Opening reception, Oct. 20, 3-6 p.m. Runs through Nov. 10. The Good Portfolio & Gallery, 13 Railroad St. (next to the caboose). Hours: daily, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-5065.


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

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


"Captured Light" --art by Tom Yost, Anthony Antonios and Ann Mallory: Runs through Nov. 11. Behnke Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. Hours: Fridays-Satuday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1655 or email info@behnkedohertygallerycom.


New Milford

Flu clinics: 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. Oct. 25: for people 6 months and older, 4-5:30 p.m. VNA office, 68 Park Lane Road. Pre-registration not required. 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.


"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.


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.


New Milford

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.


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. Oct. 27: The Regulators, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Special Events


Senior center events: Oct. 24: birthday social, 1 p.m. Oct. 25: AARP program on safe driving, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $12/AARP member. $14/non-member. A variety of ongoing health and wellness offerings, exercises and games are offered throughout the week. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Voter registration sessions: Oct. 30, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. For general public. Nov. 5: For those who qualify to vote due to age, citizenship or residence by Oct. 30, 9 a.m.-noon. Town hall, Route 133. For more information, call 860-354-5901.


Oratory of the Little Way events: Oct. 20: "How to Live Happy," 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27: workshop with certified aromatherapist Roseann Dennerlenin, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.


Library offerings: Oct. 20: poetry workshop, 10 a.m. Chess club, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 26: "Zombification" for kids in grades 5 and up, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Voter registration: Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.

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.

Screening of "King Korn: You Are What You Eat": Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Kent Energy and Environmental Task Force at Kent School's auditorium, Route 341.

Screening of two films accompanied by piano music: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. Screenings of "The Haunted House" and "Phantom of the Opera." With music by John Mucci, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 7 and 341. $5/person. $10/family. For more information, call 860-927-3486.

New Milford

Tag sale: Oct. 19-20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Residents' Association at Butter Brook Hill Apartments, off Hillside Avenue.

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.

Literary reading by local writers: Oct. 20, 1 p.m. Library, Main Street.

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

German dinner: Oct. 20, 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road (Route 7 North). $12/adult. $5/child 5-10. $40 family maximum.

Howl-o-ween pet parade: Oct. 21, noon. Village Green. Hosted by Barkery Boo'tique. With guest Luke Robinson, founder of 2 Million Dogs, and two Great Pyrenees.

"Old New England Cemeteries and Superstitions": Oct. 21, 2 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

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

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

BNI: On Track Chapter meeting: Oct. 25: with Jennifer Gattie of Citizens Bank, 7 a.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street, 7 a.m. For more information, call 860-354-4464.

Business Scene: Oct. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Chamber event co-sponsored by GeronNursing & Respite Care, Inc. and Union Savings Bank at The Cookhouse, 31 Danbury Road (Route 7).

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS): Oct. 25, 9:30 a.m. Parish house of First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8232.

HallowFest: Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m. John Pettibone School, Pickett District Road. $5/family.

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

Free leaf drop-off day for New Milford residents: Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. New Milford Farms, 60 Boardman Road. For more information, call 860-210-0250.

Shredding day: Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Rotary Club at Lore's Plaza, Route 7. $10/standard copy box. For more information, call 860-350-2225.

Tag sale to benefit Animal Welfare Society: Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road.

"Spooky Halloween Event #2: Folk Tales Believe it or Not": Oct. 28, 7 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. $5/member. $10/non-member. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Chamber of Commerce annual breakfast: Oct. 31, 7:45 a.m. Hosted by Chamber at Kimberly-Clark Conference Center, Pickett District Road. Must sign up in advance by calling 860-354-6080 by Oct. 24.

Library offerings: Oct. 31: screening of "Invisible Man," 6 p.m. "Panic in Connecticut: Accused Witches Have Their Say," 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

Trunk or Treat trick-or-treating event: Oct. 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m. On Village Green. Residents interested in decorating their vehicle and giving out candy must register with Parks & Rec by calling 860-355-6050.


SOHO Brown Bag Lunch: Oct. 25, noon. Roxbury Congregational Church, Church Street. With guest speaker Suzy Duffy of SenOutCards.


Food drive: Kick-off event, Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Runs through Dec. 15. Sherman IGA, Routes 37 and 39.

Jewish Community Center events: Oct. 21: "92nd Street " rebroadcast with Michael Oren and Thane Rosenbaum. Oct. 27: portrait painting workshop with Susan Grisell, 11 a.m. Oct. 28: cooking class for kids 10-15, 4:30-6:30 p.m. JCCS, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

Bake sale: Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Outside Sherman IGA, Route 39. Benefits New Fairfield/Sherman Animal Welfare.


Book signing: Oct. 20: with Janet Wallach, author of "The Richest Woman in America," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

Voter registration session: Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Town hall, Bryan Memorial Plaza.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: Oct. 20: pumpkin patch party, 12:30-2 p.m. $5/adult. $8/child. Oct. 28: "Friction to Fire," 12:30-4:30 p.m. $20/member. $25/non-member. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit

Library events: Oct. 20: pumpking painting for children, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Pumpkin and supplies provided. Oct. 27: Halloween costume party and parade, 1 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.

MOMIX presentation: Oct. 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

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

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

Caring for aging family members course: Oct. 24, 8:45 a.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike. With Michael Gold of GeronNursing & Respite Care.

"The Art of Collecting Photography" with Kathy McCarver Root: Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road.

Washington Green Cemetery Tour: Oct. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Rain date, Oct. 28. Meet at Gunn Memorial Museum, Wykeham Road. Donations accepted. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Workshop and lecture with ceramic/mixed media artist Sana Musasama: Oct. 26: lecture, 6:30-8 p.m. Fee. Oct. 27: workshop, 1-7 p.m. Oct. 28: workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $320/member. $365/non-member. Washington Art Association, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information and registration, call 860-868-2878.

Penny auction and luncheon: Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road.

Live demonstration with artist Scott Bricher: Oct. 27, 11 a.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.

Area towns

Granny craft and bake sale: Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. New Fairfield Senior Center, Routes 37/39.

Halloween dance and costume party for Healing the Children: Oct. 26, 7 p.m.-midnight. Anthony's Lake Club, 10 Christopher Columbus Ave., Danbury. $45. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1828.

ocTORAHfest: Oct. 28, 2-5:30 p.m. Matrix Conference & Banquet Center, 39 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury. For more information, call 203-826-9121.