"Fantasy" --art by James Napoleon: Runs through Nov. 21. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For information, call 860-354-6937.


"Hardware on the Rocks" --art by Peter Lawrence Scalera and Arista Baltronis: Runs through Nov. 11. Peter Lawrence Furniture & Art Gallery, 703 Kent Road. For information, call 203-746-5533.


Artwork by Stephen Epstein: Opening reception, Nov. 17, 4-7 p.m. Runs through Jan. 12. Seti Gallery, 5 Kent Green Boulevard. For more information, call 860-927-7170.

Art by Sandra Lerner: Runs through Nov. 18. Ober Gallery, 6 North Main St. For more information, call 860-927-5030.

"Scapes" --art by Hiro Ichikawa: Runs through Nov. 18. Scott & Bowne, Fine Art & Furnishings, 27 North Main St. #1. For more information call, 860-592-0207 or visit

Sculpture by Jim Felice: Runs through Nov. 30. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

New Milford

Art by Dee Calvey: Nov. 11-mid-December. Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street.

"Iconic New England Photo Show with Poetry" --art by Jane Herschlag: Runs through Nov. 18. 30 Bridge Street building. 30 Bridge St.

Artwork by master wildlife artist James Coe: Runs through Nov. 18. Gregory James Gallery, 93 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-3436 or visit


Art by Jerry Cable: Rreception, Nov. 18, 2-4 p.m. Runs Dec. 31. Roxbury Senior Center, South Street.

"Mono No Awaree: The Awareness of Things" -- art by Terri Tibbatts: Runs through Dec. 10. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


New Milford

Community Health Center of Danbury's Mobile Medical Clinic: Nov. 13. In town the second Tuesday of each month, 2:30-5 p.m. Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St. For more information and registration, call 860-355-6079.


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.



Très Cafe coffeehouse-style concerts: Nov. 10: with Red Dirt Road Band. Meets second Saturday each month, 7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. $15. For more information, email Rob Brereton at


Music at G.W. Tavern: Nov. 10: Joe West & The Creative Force, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 17: Those Guys, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Victorian music concert: Nov. 11, 5 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. $10.

Special Events


Program about tinsel painting: Nov. 9, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Deborah Ash.


"Gathering for Winter": Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.

"Handmade/Local" holiday show: Nov. 17-Jan. 6. Peter Lawrence Gallery, 703 Kent Road (Route 7). Hours: Fridays-Sundays, noon-5 p.m. For more information, visit


Book discussion group: Thursdays, 5-6:15 p.m. Nov. 15 and Dec. 13. Library, Main Street. With Dr. Betty Krasne. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.

"They Shoot Biographers, Don't They" book talk with authors: Nov. 17, 2 p.m. Presented by library at Mattison Auditorium at Kent School, Route 341. With Edmund Morris and Christopher Buckley. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.

Program about the Masons: Nov. 18, 2 p.m. Hosted by Kent Historical Society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. With members of Kent's St. Luke's Lodge No. 48.


Program about the history of quilts with Sue Reich: Nov. 15, 7 p.m. New Preston Women's Club, 27 Church St.

New Milford

Apostolic Prayer Gathering of New Milford, Inc. events: Evening prayer gathering: Nov. 9 and 23 (second and fourth Friday each month), 6-9 p.m. Mid-day Bible study group: Nov. 14 and 28 (second and fourth Wednesday each month), noon-1:30 p.m. Morning Glory worship service: Nov. 11 and 25 (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

Free breakfast for veterans and their immediate family: Nov. 10, 8:30-10:30 a.m. VFW, Avery Road.

Holiday boutique and tag sale: Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road.

Book signing with Judi Barrett: Nov. 10, noon. Bank St. Book Nook, Bank Street. Author of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" and "Santa from Cincinatti."

Library offerings: Nov. 10: free practic SAT test, 9:30 a.m. Registration required. Nov. 13: program about World War I with Mark Albertson, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14: senior health program with overview of Consumer Health Complete online database, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 16: Facebook for beginners class, 10 a.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

Schlachtfest dinner-dance: Nov. 10. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Dancing, 7-11 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $30/member. $40/non-member. For information and RSVP, call 203-740-7599 or 860-354-7593 or visit

Free practice SAT test: Nov. 10, 9:30 a.m. Library, Main Street.

Spaghetti suppers: Nov. 10, 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.

Animal Welfare Society annual meeting: Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St.

Operation Christmas Child shoe box collection: Nov. 12-16, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 1-3 p.m. Bible Baptist Church, 126 Kent Road (Route 7 North). For more information, call 860-354-0733.

Community bereavement workshop for adults: Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 13-Dec. 11. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information and registration, call 860-354-2216.

Literacy Volunteers on the Green Thanksgiving celebration: Nov. 13. For more information, call 860-355-0830.

Program about World War I with Mark Albertson: Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street.

Senior health program: Nov. 14, 1:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Overview of Consumer Health Complete online database.

Young Adult Council: Nov. 14 and Dec. 12, 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

BNI: On Track Chapter meeting: Nov. 15: with Mia Burch of Union Savings Bank, 7 a.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street, 7 a.m. For more information, call 860-354-4464.

Poetry/music event to benefit food bank and homeless shelter: Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. Admission is non-perishable food items, men and women's winter clothing and toiletries.

Book signing with authors of "Magnificent Words to Live By" by Hamilton Brower and Annette Parker Martin: Nov. 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Barkery Boo'tique, Bank Street.

POW/MIA Connecticut Forget-Me-Nots, Inc.: Nov. 17, 8 p.m.-midnight. VFW hall, Avery Road. $10. For more information, call 860-355-2567.

Christmas shop open: Saturdays Nov. 17-Dec. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave.

Benefit for Wilkinson/Fratino families: Nov. 18, noon-4 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. Spaghetti dinner, raffle, music, more. $5.

Visit with Luke Robinson, founder of 2 Million Dogs: Nov. 18, 3-6 p.m. Agway, Route 7 South.

Interfaith remembrance service and lighting of Hospice Tree of Life: Nov. 18. Service, 4 p.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. Tree lighting, to follow service. In front of Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St., next to church. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Merryall Chapel services: Nov. 18: with to be announced, 4 p.m. Dec. 24: with the Rev. Dr. Donald H. Westerberg, 9 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.

Needle Nuts: Wednesdays, except the third Wednesday of each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). For more information, call 860-355-1264.


Dog wash to benefit Wildlife Line: Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. At Purr Fect Pooch, 4 Cotton Tail Road, next to Biscotti's, New Fairfield. For more information, call 860-355-5795 or email

Jewish Community Center events: Nov. 12: American Red Cross babysitting certification training class for teens ages 11 to 16, noon to 6 p.m. $60. JCCS, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

Adult book discussion: Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by library at senior center, Sherman Center. Discussion of "1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus" For more information and registration, email

Christmas fair and market: Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center.

Food drive: Runs through Dec. 15. Sherman IGA, Routes 37 and 39.


Library events: Nov. 10: "Monster Mash" kids event, 1 p.m. Nov. 17: Thanksgiving craft for kids, 1 p.m. Nov. 23: screening of "Matinee" for kids, 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.

Program with Heather Andersen, author of "I Never Intended to be Brave: A Woman's Bicycle Journey through Southern Africa": Nov. 10, 11 a.m. Warren Community Center, 7 Sackett HIll Road. For more information, call 860-868-2195.

Silver Tea: Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road.


Preschool screening: Nov. 9, 10-11 a.m. REACH classroom at Shepaug Valley High School, South Streeet. For more information, call 860-868-6233.

Thanksgiving luncheon for seniors: Register by Nov. 9. Lunch, Nov. 15, 11:45 a.m. at Washington Primary School. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0735.

Food drive: Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by fire department and auxiliary in Bryan Memorial Plaza.

Holiday bazaar: Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by Women's Guild at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Route 47.

Harvest dinner: Nov. 10. Doors open, 5:45 p.m. Blessing and grace, 6:30 p.m. Dinner, 6:40 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. $18/adult. $15/senior. $5/child under 10. For more information and tickets, call 860-868-0569 or email

Book signing: Nov. 11: with Benjamin Patton, author of "Growing Up Patton: Reflections On Heroes, History, and Family Wisdom," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

Institute for American Indian Studies event: Nov. 11: Veterans Day celebration, noon. Nov. 18: "Commerce Native American Style Trade, Gift Exchange and the Spiritual," 1-5 p.m. Free. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit

Senior center events: Nov. 12: art appreciation programs, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 16: program with Senior Helpers, 10 a.m. "Reviving 5,000 Years of Civilization," 1 p.m. Nov. 20: "Incapacity, Conservatorships and the Probate Court," 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735. Holiday sale: Nov. 17-18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hosted by American Crafts Group at Banks Art Studio, 55 Tinker Hill Road.

HVA auction: Nov. 18. Reception, 1 p.m. Live auction, 3 p.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). For more information and tickets, call 860-672-6678 or visit

Washington History Club meeting: Nov. 19, 10 a.m. Discussion of town's population, including gender, race, income, and country of origin,. Bring photos. Group meets third Monday of each month, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2502.

Area towns

End-of-life ethics workshop for clergy: Nov. 14, noon-1:30 p.m. Hosted by Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut at Healing Hearts Center for Grieving Children & Families, 73 Stadley Rough Road, Danbury. For more information and RSVP, call 203-702-7400 by Nov. 12.



"Glass Menagerie": Nov. 9-10. Gunnery, Green Hill Road.