Arts

Kent

"Exploration of Fibers" --art by fiber artist Carol R. Eaton: Nov. 1-Dec. 31. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Sculpture by Jim Felice: Runs Nov. 1-30. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

Art by Yuka Imata: 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.

Artwork by Chris Osborne of New Milford : Runs through Nov. 11. Seti Gallery, 5 Kent Green Boulevard. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Art by Sandra Lerner: Runs through Nov. 18. Ober Gallery, 6 North Main St. Hours: Thursdays and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-5030.

New Milford

Artwork by master wildlife artist James Coe: Opening reception, Oct. 27, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Nov. 18. 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.

"In Honor of Our Veterans": Nov. 4-Dec. 8. Historical society and museum, Aspetuck Avenue. Hours: Tuesdays-Thursdays, noon-3 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

ROXBURY

"Mono No Awaree: The Awareness of Things" -- art by Terri Tibbatts: Reception, Nov. 3, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Dec. 10. Library, 23 South St.

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

Roots Rock Revue IV: Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. Bridgewater Congregational Church, Clapboard Road. $25. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-8283.

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

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.

Gaylordsville

Trick-or-treating: Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m. Firehouse, Route 7.

Oratory of the Little Way events: Nov. 3: "What About Suffering," 9 a.m.-3 p.m. First and third Saturday each month: soaking prayer, 10 a.m.-noon. Second Saturday each month and fourth Tuesday each month: healing prayer service, 10 a.m.-noon. Tuesdays: Bible study, 4:15 p.m. Wednedays: Christian Healing Ministries School of Healing Prayer, 6-8 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

"Zombification" for kids in greades 5 and up: Oct. 26, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

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.

Registrar of Voters sessions: Oct. 30: for those previously removed from the list or others, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 5: for people who meet age, citizenship or residence qualification after Oct. 30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.

"The Life and Times of William Webb: An African-American Civil War Solider from Connecticut" portrayed by Kevin Johnon: Nov. 3, 2:30 p.m. Hosted by historical society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.

Felting demonstration and discussion by fiber artist Carol R. Eaton: Nov. 3, 3-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.

Dinners for the Night of A Thousand Pies: Nov. 3 and 10, 7 p.m. Presented by Kent Affordable Housing at private homes. $75. For more information and tickets, call 860-927-4245 or email bkrasne@earthlink.net by Oct. 29.

Kitchen tour: Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Benefit hosted by Housatonic Musical Theatre Society, which funds music program at Housatonic Valley Regional High School. $35 in advance. $40 day of event. For more information, call 860-364-6022 or visit www.hmts.org.

New Milford

Event for teens at The Maxx: Oct. 26: acoustic night and art show, 6:30-11 p.m. $5. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

HallowFest for JPS families and staff only: 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.

Republican campaign sign handouts: Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Building on corner of South Main and Bridge streets. For more information, call 203-788-2619.

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.

Haunted Halloween fundraiser for Spaghetti Arms: Oct. 27, 4 p.m.-midnight. Odd Fellows hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). Music, pumpkin carving, costume contest for ages 4-12, 13-20 and 20-plus, and more. $5 with costume. $10 without costume.

Harvest party: Oct. 27, 6-9 p.m. Northville Baptist Church, 9 Little Bear Hill Road. Games, hay rides and more.

Apostolic Prayer Gathering of New Milford, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship service: Oct. 28, 8-9:30 a.m. Evening prayer gathering: Oct. 26, 6-9 p.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

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.

Bible study on Book of Romans: Eight-week series starts Oct. 30. Meets Tuesdays at noon and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Runs through Dec. 20. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-4596.

Women's health program with overview of Consumer Health Complete online database: Oct. 30, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street.

Library offerings: Oct. 30: women's health program with overview of Consumer Health Complete online database, 6 p.m. Oct. 31: screening of "Invisible Man," 6 p.m. "Panic in Connecticut: Accused Witches Have Their Say," 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3: international game day, 2 p.m. Nov. 4: family program, "Meet the North American Porcupine," 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

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.

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.

Launch of Luminary Night fundraiser: Oct. 31 during Trunk or Treat on Village Green. Hosted by First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. $10/kit of six luminaries. Kits also available Sundays at 11 a.m. at the church and online at www.nmchurch.org through Dec. 1. For more information, call 860-354-8232.

Harris Hill Farm open for season: Open through October. Harris Hill Farm, 99 Ridge Road. Open Saturdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Salad dressing making workshop: Nov. 1, 6 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. With Peter Lang, former owner/chef of Rudy's. Free/member. $5/non-member. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-3069.

Medicare program: Nov. 2, 1 p.m. VFW hall, Avery Road.

Pasta dinner: Nov. 2, 5-8 p.m. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 66 at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $7/adult. $5/student. $20/family maximum of six.

Fall wine tasting: Nov. 2, 6-9 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Spirit Shoppe at Candlewood Valley Country Club, 401 Danbury Road (Route 7). $25. Tickets available at Spirit Shoppe, 16 Prospect Hill Road, and Nejaime Wine & Spirits, 164 Danbury Road (Route 7).

"Get Out the Vote" breakfast: Nov. 3, 7:30-11 a.m. Hosted by GOP at The Maxx, Railroad Street. $12/adult. $10/senior and child under 12. For more information and RSVP, visit www.newmilfordrepublicans.org.

Hockey benefit for Oliver's Team: Nov. 3, 7:35 p.m. Danbury Whalers, ice rink, Danbury. $15.75/adult. $10/child 10 and under. Tickets must be bought in advance. For more information, email oliversteam12@gmail.com.

Parent University: Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road. Organized by Youth Agency. Numerous workshops on variety of topics to be offered. For more information and registration, call 860-354-0047, email counseling@youthagency.org or visit www.youthagency.org.

Costume party for children and teens with special needs and their families and friends: Nov. 4, 3-5 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-0047.

Puppy Up! Walk: Nov. 4, noon. Village Green. Benefits 2 Million Dogs. For more information and registration, visit www.2milliondogs.org.

Field of Honor --display of flags: Nov. 4-Dec. 8. On grounds of historical society and museum, Aspetuck Avenue.

After-school girls' circle: Wednesdays starting Nov. 7, 2:30-4 p.m. Runs for six weeks. Hosted by Youth Agency at Youth Agency, 50 East St. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-0047.

Screening of "Iron Jawed Angels": Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m. Presented by Woman's Club at library, Main Street.

Roxbury

Art for a Cause -- benefit for Simply Smiles: Oct. 27, 6 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury Congregational Church at Crowne Plaza, Southbury. $50/person. For more information and tickets, call 203-775-1434 or 860-355-1978.

Sherman

Jewish Community Center events: 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.

Centering prayer group: Nov. 7. Meets first Wednesday of each month, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-1414.

Survive the Drive: Nov. 8, 7-8:30 p.m. Sherman School, Route 37 East. For more information, visit www.survivethedrive.org or email ShermanTrafficSafety@gmail.com.

WARREN

Empty bowl dinner: Nov. 3, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $10/adult. $5/child under 12.

Washington

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.

Book signing: Oct. 27: with Wendell Minor and Gordon Titcomb, 2 p.m. Will sign copies of "If You Spent a Day with Thoreau" and "The Last Train." Nov. 3: with Julie Klam, author of "Friendkeeping: A Field Guide to the People You Love, Hate and Can't Live Without," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

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.

Library events: 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.

Institute for American Indian Studies event: Oct. 28: "Friction to Fire," 12:30-4:30 p.m. $20/member. $25/non-member. Nov. 11: Veterans Day celebration, noon. Nov. 18: "Commerce Native American Style Trade, Gift Exchange and the Spiritual," 1-5 p.m. Free. Nov. 24: "A Time for Storytelling," 1-2:30 p.m. $5/adult. $6/child. Dec. 2: artifact identification day, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 8: "The Long Journey Home for Albert Afraid of the Hawk," 3 p.m. ($5. Free/LHAC member). IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Halloween event for kids: Oct. 31, 5:30-7 p.m. Hosted by Lions Club at Washington Primary School, School Street. Wear sneakers of soft-soled shoes.

Book talk and signing with Mary R. Morgan: Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Author of "Beginning with the End: A Memoir of Twin Loss and Healing." For more information, call 860-868-7586.

Archive reading of "Honorable Orville Hitchcock Platt": Nov. 5, 10 a.m. Reading held first Monday of each month at senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza.

Medicare roundtable discussion: Nov. 7, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. Registration required by calling 860-868-0735.

Area towns

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. Free. For more information, call 203-826-9121.