"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 aritsts: 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

"Selected Estate Finds for the Holidays: Antique to Contemporary Art, Tabletop, Serving, & Barware" holiday exhibit and sale: Runs through Jan. 13. Scott & Bowne, 27 North Main St. Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-592-0207.

New Milford

"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


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


Holiday exhibit: Runs through Dec. 30. Behnke Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. Hours: Fridays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1655 or email info@behnkedohertygallerycom.

"It's a Small, Small World: Dollhouses and Miniatrues" holiday exhibit: Runs through Jan. 20. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. Hours: Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-7756.


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


Fair-trade global handcrafts store and Christmas tree sales: Runs through Dec. 23. Bridgewater Congregational Church, Clapboard Road. Hours: Fridays, 3-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m-5 p.m. Sundays, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-8283.


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


Holiday boutique: Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Dec. 22. Library, Main Street.

Christmas services: Dec. 24: Christmas Eve worship, with family worship at 5 p.m. Traditional candlelight service of lessons and carols, 9 p.m. First Congregational Church, Route 7 North.

Library offerings: 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 momes and daughters, 1 p.m. Dec. 31: new Year's Eve party, 10:30 a.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Homeless memorial vigil: Dec. 21, 6:30 p.m. Presented by New Milford Homeless Shelter Coalition on Village Green. For more information, visit

Events for teens at The Maxx: Dec. 21: pop-punk show, 6:30-11 p.m. $8. Dec. 22: pool tournament. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit

Gingerbread house workshop: Dec. 21, 2:30-5:30 p.m. For students in graes 6-12. The Maxx, Railroad Street. Youth Agency transportation provided to The Maxx. $10/person. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047.

Pratt Nature Center events: Dec. 21: campfire event, 7 p.m. Bring donation for local food bank.

Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3137 or visit

Holiday hands-on train display: Daily, noon-4 p.m. Dec. 22-30. Railroad station, Railroad Street. Hours: daily, noon-4 p.m. except Christmas Day.

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

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

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

Mind-Body Connection holiday charitable class: Dec. 27: Pilates on the ball with Karen, 9 a.m. Mind-Body Connection, 143 West St., Unit W. Class proceeds benefit Animal Welfare Society. Donations of goods for AWS also accepted. For more information, call 860-350-3643.

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.

AARP executive board meetings: Jan. 3, Feb. 7, March 7, April 4, May 2 and June 6, 1 p.m. Senior center, 40 Main St.

"Challenging Kids: An Opportunity for family growth" parent education workshop:Jan. 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and registration, call 860-354-0047.

Panel addressing special education choices for kids: Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Bereavement Support Group: First and third Thursday each month, 7-8:30 p.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call NMVNA at 860-354-2216.


Christmas Eve services: Dec. 24, 7:30 p.m. family worship. 11 p.m. service of lessons and carols. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road.

The Old Store Museum & Gift Shop: Wednesdays-Sundays, noon-4 p.m. Open through holiday season. The Old Store, Sherman Center.

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.


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

Living nativity: Dec. 22, 4:30-5:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, Route 47.

Christmas offerings: Dec. 22: Living nativity presentation, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 23: Holy Eucharist, 8 a.m. and choral Eucharist, 10 a.m. Dec. 24: service of lessons and carols and blessing of the crèche, 4:30 p.m. Christmas music with choir and Yale Baroque Ensemble, 10 a.m. First Mass of Christmas, 10:30 p.m. Christmas: Low Mass with carols, 10 a.m. Dec. 30: Low Mass with hymns, 10 a.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 78 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2527.

Christmas services: Christmas Eve: 4 and 7 p.m. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 34 Green Hill Road. Christmas: 8:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 25 Church St., Roxbury. 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.

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.

Children's dollhouse workshop: Dec. 28-29, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Library and museum, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-2310.

Concert with Washington Friends of Music: Jan. 1, 4 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green.

Parson's Table: Jan. 2, 12:30 p.m. Meets first Wednesday of each month, 12:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church house, 9 Parsonage Lane. For more information, call 860-868-2527.

Old-fashioned Victorian tea: Jan. 5, 1-3 p.m. Snow date, Jan. 6. Gunn Memorial Museum, Wykeham Road. Bring favorite tea cup. For more information, call 860-868-7756.


New Milford

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


"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