Arts

Kent

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

Antique prints and small-sized paintings by several artists: Runs through Jan. 13. 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 www.scottandbowne.com.

Artwork by Stephen Epstein: Runs through Jan. 12. Seti Gallery, 5 Kent Green Boulevard. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information or reservations, call 860-927-7170.

New Milford

Art by Dee Calvey: Runs through mid-December. Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street.

Paintings by Cheryl Bartley: Runs through Dec. 15. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"Small Treasures & More" holiday art show: Runs through Jan. 30. 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. and by appointment. For more information, call 860-354-3436 or visit www.gregoryjamesgallery.com.

ROXBURY

"Soliloquoy" --art by Airane Luckey: Opening reception, Dec. 15, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Jan. 19. Library, 23 South St. Hours: Mondays, noon-7 p.m., Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursdays, noon-5 p.m., Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Art by Jerry Cable: Runs Dec. 31. Roxbury Senior Center, South Street.

Washington

"Wunderkammer" -- art by Scott Bricher: Runs through Jan. 5. Library, Wykeham Road. Hours: Mondays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

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.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Senior center events: Dec. 20: Holiday lunch, noon. $8. Includes reading of "A Christmas Carol." Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Gaylordsville

Oratory of the Little Way events: 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. Wednesdays: 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

Wreaths Across America ceremony: Dec. 15, noon. Veterans' monument near town center.

Book signings with children's authors: Dec. 15, 1-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Judi Barrett, author of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" and "Santa From Cincinnati," Sal and Debra Barracca, authors of "The Adventures of Taxi Dog," Nan Parson Rossiter, author of "Rugby and Rosie" and "The Fo'c'sle," and Doreen Tango Hampton, author of "I Like Gum."

Library offerings: Dec. 14: caravan to Bank Street Theater to see "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," time to be announced. Dec. 19: teen Nutmeg Discussion Group, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 26: screening of "Diary of a Whimpy Kid 3," 2 p.m. Dec. 27: "Creature Teachers," 1 p.m. Dec. 28: "Airborne Jugglers" stage show, 2 p.m. Dec. 29: spa day for moms and daughters, 1 p.m. Dec. 31: New Year's Eve party, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays: Rhythm and Rhyme, 10:45 a.m. Thursdays: Lunch Bunch, 12:15 p.m. Varying times: story times for children, call for details. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: Dec. 14: sixth-grade dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. Dec. 15: Magic the Card Game, Return to Ravinca for kids in grades 6-12. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

Village Center for the Arts events: Dec.15-16: holiday sale, noon-5 p.m. Dec. 15-31: various holiday related workshops. Village Center for the Arts, Main Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-4318.

Roast beef dinner: Dec. 15, Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 16, April 20, May 18 and June 15, 4:30-7 p.m. Hosted by Good Shepherd Lodge at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

BNI: On Track Chapter meeting: Dec. 20: with Steve Kolitz of United Alarm, 7 a.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, call Audrey King at 860 350-8295 or Hedy Kinney at 860 927-3882, or visit BNINewMilford.com.

Business Scene: Dec. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Chamber event co-sponsored by Webster Bank, New Milford Spirit Shoppe and The Silo/Hunt Hill Farm at The Silo, Upland Road. Bring unwrapped, new toy to donate to toy drive.

New Milford, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship service: Dec. 23 (second and fourth Sundays each month), 8-9:30 a.m. Mid-day Bible study group: Dec. 26 (second and fourth Wednesday each month), noon-1:30 p.m. Evening prayer gathering: Dec. 21 (second and fourth Friday each month), 6-9 p.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

Merryall Chapel service: Dec. 24: with the Rev. Dr. Donald H. Westerberg, 9 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.

Tree of Warmth: Donations of children's hats, gloves, mittens and scarves sought for tree on display at town hall, Main Street. Accepted in mayor's office Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-355-6010.

Sherman

Jewish Community Center events: Dec. 14: family Chanukah party, 6:30 p.m. $15 donation/adult. JCCS, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

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

Centering prayer group: 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.

Washington

Wreaths Across America ceremony: Dec. 15, noon. Judea Cemetery, Judea Cemetery Road.

Book signings: Dec. 15: with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris, author of "This Living Hand and Other Essays," 2 p.m. Dec. 16: with Rosemary Wells, author of "Max & Ruby's Treasure Hunt" and "Following Grandfather," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

ASAP candy sculpting and comedy and improv weekend workshops: Dec. 15, 3-5:30 p.m. Hosted by ASAP at Washington Montessori School, Route 202. $35. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0740.

Puppet festival: Dec. 15: "Sleeping Beauty," 10:30 a.m. Dec. 22: "A Holiday Fantasy" and "The Three Wishes," 10:30 a.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). $8.

Library events: Dec. 27: magic show with Danny Magic, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 28-29: dollhouse workshop, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring shoebox or similar size box. 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.

Theater

New Milford

"The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)": Fridays-Saturdays through Jan. 5, 8 p.m. Dec. 16, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. $28. Dec. 31: gala performance, $75. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.

SHERMAN

"Cinderella": Runs Fridays, 8 p.m. through Dec. 28 and Saturdays-Sundays, 2 p.m., through Dec. 28. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $20/person. $10/child 12 under and per student with id and cash. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.