Arts

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"Creative Realism: Selected Works by the Students of Edward Spaulding DeVoe": Opening reception, June 1, 3-5 p.m. Lecture with Spaulding, June 20, 7-8:30 p.m. Runs through July. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. Hours: Tuesdays, 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Kent

Art by Carroll Macdonald, Robert Lenz and Anne Huibregtse: Runs through May 26. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays, 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit www.morrisongallery.com.

Member show: June 2-July 14. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

"Portraiture: from Master to Protege": Runs through June 30. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Mental health information display: Runs through May. Library, Main Street.

Art by the late Robert E. Walker: June 3-July 13. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"A Journey through Sicily and Brugges, Belgium" -- photos by Hank Meirowitz: Runs through June 4. At the Good News Café, 694 Main St., Woodbury. For more information, call 203-266-4663.

`"Fatal Abstraction" -- art by Dee Dee Calvey: Reception, June 8, 5-7 p.m. Runs through June 16. Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street.

"Strictly for the Birds" --art by Linda Miller McMillan: Runs through June 12. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

ROXBURY

"50 Years of Teaching Art: Marija Pavlovich McCarthy": Runs through May 25. 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.

"Impression and Expression: Two Approaches" --art by Dr. Ruth Jaffe: Opening reception, June 1, 2-4 p.m. Runst through July 8. 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.

Abstract paintings by Bruce S. Clark of Roxbury: Runs through June 30. Roxbury Senior Center, South Street.

Washington

Fiber works by Vera Longtoe Sheehan: Runs through May 31. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

"Focus: Hunter Brown's Egypt" -- photography by Hunter Brown: Runs through June 8. 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. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

Native inspired art by Shepaug Valley Middle and High School students: Runs through June 9. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

"Urban Landscapes": Runs through June 16. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Plaza. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

Solo show with works by Vincent Giarrano: Runs through June 23. 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.

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

Music by Berkshire Big Band: June 1, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $15/individual show. Subscriptions available. For more information, call 860-354-7264 or visit www.merryallcenter.org.

Kent Singers 40th anniversary chorus concert: June 9, 3 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue.$20.

SHERMAN

Très Café coffeehouse-style concerts: June 6, 7:30 p.m. Meets second Saturday each month, 7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. $15. For more information, email Rob Brereton at rob@robertbrerton.com.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Memorial Day parade: May 27, 8:20 a.m. Starts at firehouse, Route 133.

Bake and tag sale: June 7-8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Senior center, Hut Hill Road.

Roast beef dinner: June 8 and Sept. 1, seatings at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Music to follow at 7:30 p.m. Grange hall, Route 133. $12/adult. $5/child under 12 for dinner.

Gaylordsville

Flea market: May 26, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Gaylordsville Volunteer Fire Department ladies auxiliary, at firemen's field, Route 7.

Memorial Day parade: May 27, 8 a.m. Starts at firemen's field, Route 7.

Oratory of the Little Way events: June 1: "Twelve Happiness Activities," 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 6: "Healing of Chronic Diseases," 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

Book sale: May 24, noon-5 p.m. May 25, 10 am.-5 p.m. May 26, noon-5 p.m. May 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July and August hours: Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Holidays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Runs through early October. Library, Main Street.

Memorial Day parade: May 27. Gather, 9 a.m. Start, 9:30 a.m. Kent Center School, Judd Avenue.

Book launch of Joanna Kelly's "Hooligan's Alley": June 1, 3-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

Bake sale: May 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by New Preston Women's Club at Washington Market, Bryan Plaza.

Memorial Day parade: May 27. Gather, 1:15 p.m. Start, 1:30 p.m. New Preston Congregational Church, Church Street.

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: May 24: electronic dance music night, 7 p.m.-midnight. $8. May 25: pool tournament, 6:30 p.m. May 31: event for seventh and eighth graders, 6:30-9 p.m. $8 and student id. June 1: Magic the Gathering draft, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays: front room open to all area high school teens, 6-11 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Evening prayer gathering: May 24, 6-9 p.m. Morning Glory worship service: May 26, 8-9:30 a.m. Mid-day Bible study group: June 12, noon-1:30 p.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

New Milford High School senior art show: May 24, 2:30-7 p.m. May 25, 2-7 p.m. May 26, 2-5 p.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Program with Danbury Madhatters Barbershop Chorus: May 24, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-1191.

Plant and bake sale: May 25, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Garden Club on Village Green.

Tag sale: May 25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Hosted by Lions Club at Southworth's, Route 7.

Lobster sale: May 25, 10:30 a.m. until sold out. Hosted by Lions Club at Southworth's, Route 7. Preorders accepted by calling 860-350-5278.

Dinner to benefit Alzheimer's Association: May 25: roast beef dinner, 5-9 p.m. S.J. Barrington's, 48 Kent Road. $12/adult. $10/senior. $5/child 4-12. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-9222 or 203-241-1856.

Memorial Day parade: May 27, 10 a.m. Starts in front of library, Main Street.

Rotary Club duck race: May 27, noon. Young's Field,Young's Field Road. $5/duck. For more information, call 860-355-4760.

Author lecture: May 29: with Kevin Gutzman, author of "James Madison and the Making of America," 6 p.m. Hospital Robison Rooms, 21 Elm St.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) open house: May 30, 10-11:30 a.m. Parish house of First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8232.

Teddy Bear Family/Crafft Festival: June 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Woman's Club on Village Green.

Pet adoption days: June 1-2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road.

Hawaiian dinner-dance: June 1, 7- 11 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $30/member. $40/guest. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-7593.

AARP executive board meetings: June 6, 1 p.m. Senior center, 40 Main St.

Caregivers Support Group: June 6 and 20, 1-2:30 p.m. New Milford Visting Nurse Association & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-2216.

"Paint the People": June 8, all day. Hosted by Village Center for the Arts at Young's Field, Young's Field Road. $5/person with $20 cap for family of five. $10 additional fee for interactive paint activities. For more information, call 860-354-4318 or visit www.painthepeople.org.

Roxbury

Memorial Day parade: May 27, 10 a.m. start in front of Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

Memorial Day grill: May 27, following 10 a.m. parade. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

Rummage/bake sale: June 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

Program with author and resident Ann Leary: June 8, 3 p.m. Library, South Street.

Sherman

Family barbecue and Sherman Cupcake Wars contest: May 24, 6:30-9 p.m. Hosted by Sherman Libray in upper parking lot of Sherman School, Route 37. $10/person 12 and older for bbq. Free/child under 12. For tickets, call 860-350-3591. To enter contest, call 860-355-0365.

Barn Sale: May 25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 26, 9 a.m.-noon. Hosted by Sherman Historical Society at barn, Sherman Center. Parking at Sherman School and Holy Trinity Holy Catholic Church.

Memorial Day parade: May 26, 1 p.m. Starts at corner of Spring Lake Road and Route 39 North.

Centering prayer group: June 5. 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.

Adult book discussion: June 7, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by library at senior center, Sherman Center. Discussion of "Canada" by Richard Ford. For more information and registration, email mloeb@biblio.org.

WaRREN

Memorial Day parade: May 26, noon. Starts on Sackett Hill Road.

History harvest: June 2, 2-4 p.m. Hosted by historical society at Warren Community Center, Sackett Hill Road. Bring Warren stories, photos and archives. For more information, call 860-868-6724.

Washington

"Homegrown Hero: The Life of Benjamin Delahuf Foulois" presented by Gunnery student Thomas Burger III: May 24, 6:30-8 p.m. The Gunnery, 99 Green Hill Road.

Book signings: May 25: with Marie Bostwick, author of "Between Heaven and earth,"2 p.m. June 1: with Wendell Minor, illustraotr of "The Eagels Are Back," 1-3 p.m. June 2: with Cathryn Prince, author of "Death in the Baltic," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

Memorial Day parade: May 27, 2:30 p.m. Starts at Washington Primary School, School Street.

Field of Flags: May 27. Town hall, Bryan Plaza.

"The Story of Poetry in Spanish" group discsussion series with Professor John Turner: Tuesdays, through May 28, 6 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.

Community Day: June 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Town hall and around the Depot. Various events, including farmers market, music, food, vendor booths.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: June 1: bark container workshop, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 22: solstic full moon hike, 8:30-10:30 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Pig roast: June 2, 1-4 p.m. Hosted by Shepaug Valley High School Spanish students at pavilion behind Washington Primary School, School Street. Includes fried turkey, burgers, fried pig and more. $25/person. $40/couple. Free/child under 8. Benefits Shepaug Simply Smiles club's trip to Oaxaca, Mexico.

Program with Buzz Aldrin: June 3, 6 p.m. Hosted by Hickory Stick Bookshop at Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike. Author of "Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration." With Wendell Minor, illustrator of Aldrin's three books. $5. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0525.

Parson's Table: June 5, 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.

Area towns

"Engaging Families and Patients as Partners in the Medical Home": May 31, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m . Sponsored by the Home Visitation & Parent Engagement Workgroup of the Governor's Connecticut Early Childhood Education Cabinet at at the Legislative Office Building, Room 1-D, 300 Capitol Ave., Hartford. For more information and registration, visit www.cga.ct.gov/coc/medical_home_2013_registration.htm.

National Cancer Survivors Day program: June 2. Registration, 8:30 a.m. Program, 9 a.m. Ethan Allen Hotel, 21 Lake Ave., Danbury.

"SIT for Autism": June 4, 6 p.m. Hosted by Northwest Medical Home Initiative at Education Connection, 355 Goshen Road/Route 63, Litchfield. For more information and sign up, call 203-392-5929.