Updated 12:41 am, Tuesday, June 4, 2013
"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. For more information, call 860-354-6937.
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.
Art by the late Robert E. Walker: June 3-July 13. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
"Art in Bloom: Celebrating 90 Years of the New Milford Garden Club": Runs through July 31. New Milford Historical Society and Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069 or visit www.nmhistorical.org.
"Impression and Expression: Two Approaches" --art by Dr. Ruth Jaffe: Opening reception, June 1, 2-4 p.m. Runs through July 8. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Abstract paintings by Bruce S. Clark of Roxbury: Runs through June 30. Roxbury Senior Center, South Street.
"Focus: Hunter Brown's Egypt" -- photography by Hunter Brown: Runs through June 8. Library, Wykeham Road. 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.
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.
Free piano recital with Tzu-Yin "Sharon" Chi: May 31, 7:30 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Route 7 and 341.
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.
Très Cafe 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. Special Events
Bake and tag sale: June 7-8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Senior center, Hut Hill Road.
Roast beef dinner: June 8, 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.
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.
Appalachian Trail 7.6-mile challenging hike: June 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Meet at Kent School ice hockey rink on Route 341 to leave shuttle cars at the trail terminus to carpool to Bulls Bridge and Schaghticoke roads. To RSVP, call Connie at 860-488-9185 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Skiff Mountain Preserve 2-mile hike: June 2, 9-11:30 a.m. Meet at Marvelwood School's large lot behind science center, Skiff Mountain Road. To RSVP, call Connie at 860-488-9185 or email email@example.com.
Gem, jewelry and mineral show: June 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. On grounds of Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, Route 7 North.
Kent Art Association open house: June 8, 2-4 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more Information, call 860-927-3989.
Woodcarving, sculptina dn woodworking talk and "Art at Work" placemat exhibit with Joe Buda: June 8, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7 North).
Kent Volunteer Fire Department annual ball: June 8. Doors open, 6 p.m. Kent Volunteer Fire Department, 28 Maple St. $25 in advance. $35 day of event. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book sale: June: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Runs through early October. Library, Main Street.
Events for teens at The Maxx: May 31: event for seventh and eighth graders, 6:30-9 p.m. $8 and student id. June 1: Magic the Gathering draft, 7-10 p.m. June 7: sixth-grade carnival and dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.
Teddy Bear Family/Crafft Festival: June 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Woman's Club on Village Green.
Wildlife-Line "baby shower" and silent auction: June 1, 1-4 p.m. Hosted by Wildlife-Line in Sherman at railroad station, Railroad Street. For a list of donations needed, visit www.thewildlifeline.com.
Latin technique workshop: June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. Phys-Ed Health and Performance Center, 10 Still River Drive. For more information, fees and sign up, call 860-355-4354.
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.
Classic car show: June 7, 5 p.m. Rain date, June 14. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road (Route 7 North. $5/show car. Free/spectator.
Theater workshop for teens ages 12-18: June 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. For more information and sign up, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.
"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, visit www.painthepeople.org.
"Eat Smart, Play Hard, Have Fun" parent education workshop: June 8, 9:30-11 a.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-0047.
Spaghetti supper: June 8, 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.
"Dwarf Planets (Pluto, Ceres, Eris) and KBOs": June 8, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.
Enchanted TwinStar Festival: June 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Co-hosted by Enchanted New Age Gift & Toy Shop and TwinStar Healing Collective, 285 Litchfield Road. Includes demonstrations, psychic readings and more.
New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship service: June 9, 8-9:30 a.m. Mid-day Bible study group: June 12, noon-1:30 p.m. Evening prayer gathering: June 14, 6-9 p.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email email@example.com.
Community Culinary School of Northwest Connecticut annual meeting: June 10, 5 p.m. Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St.
Garden Club anniversary luncheon: June 11, noon. Matteo's, Route 202.
Studio D workshops: Various dates June 11- Aug. 2. Studio D, 27 Main St. For more information, call 860-350-2900.
Young Adult Council: June 12, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rhubarb festival: June 8-9, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37. $5/portion of rhubarb dish.
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.
Book signings: 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.
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.
Bark container workshop: June 1, 4 p.m. J IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518.
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.
HORSE showing: June 2, 2-4 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road.
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.
Program about how to maximize Social Security and ensure one's income lasts: June 6, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Douglas Green, CPA. Fo more information and sign up, call 860-868-3410.
Walking tour of Swede Street (School Street): June 8, 11 a.m. Presented by Gunn Historical Museum. Meet at Washington Primary School parking lot. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7756.
Book signing with Lucianne Lavin: June 9, 1-3 p.m. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. Author of "Connecticut's Indigenous People."
"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.
Bird walk: June 1, 7-9 a.m. Sponsored by Housatonic Valley Association at Still River Greenway, at back of Kimchuk, Inc. parking lot, 5 Corporate Drive, Danbury. For more information and registation, call 860-672-6678.
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..
"Anne of Green Gables": Runs Fridays-Saturdays June 28-July 27, 8 p.m. July 7, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. June 27, half-price-night preview, 8 p.m. $20/person. $10/student with id and cash. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.