"Paintings of New England" --art by David Merrill: Runs through Oct. 31. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

"A Tale of 2 Fleeces: The Journey from Sheep to Shawl" --works by Jody Hyman: Runs through Oct. 21. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"Views, Vistas, Figures and More" --works by Karen Cashman, Diane Dubreuil, Susan Grisell, James Hogue, Bill Merklein, Richard Stalter, Hendon Chubb and Cecilia Marshall: Runs through Nov. 3. The Silo, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit


Two Views" --art by Mary Lou Alberetti and Robert Alberetti: Runs through Nov. 9. 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 for the Animals": Opening reception, Oct. 26, 4-6 p.m. Runs through Nov. 16. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Plaza. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

"Potential" --art by Mary Terrizzi and Naya Bricher: Runs through Nov. 16. 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.

"Coming to America: Washington's Swedish Immigrants": Runs through Jan. 12. Gunn Historical 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. 888-AMC-4FUN. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.



Music in the Nave event: Oct. 25: Kent School student recital. Nov. 3; "Evensong." St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 7 and 341. For more information, call 860-927-3486.

New Milford

Free concert with the Pears: Oct. 26, 7 p.m. Hosted by Commission on the Arts at railroad station, Railroad Street.

Cabaret with Lynn Henderson: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. $35/general admission. $100/patron. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-0300.

Cast of Beatlemania: Nov. 2. Doors open, 7 p.m. Show, 8 p.m. New Milford High School, Route 7 South. $35. Benefits New Milford Bulls. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-9768 or 203-948-1059 or see any members of the Bulls.

Special Events


Children's activities: Oct. 19: program about knights for grades 3-5, 10 a.m.-noon. Library, Route 133.


Oratory of the Little Way events: Oct. 23: review of level four topics. Second Tuesday of each month: "Eat Well. Lose Weight. Feel Better," 6:30 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.


Program with author Dr. Michael G. Thompson: Oct. 19, 11 a.m. South Kent School, 40 Bulls Bridge Road. For more information and sign up, visit

Lecture about artistic careers of George Lawrence Nelson and Eric Sloane: Oct. 19, 1 p.m. Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road.

Julia's Wings Foundation kick off event: Oct. 27 at Pumpkin Run. For more information or to join the team, visit

New Milford

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Evening prayer gathering: Oct. 18, 6-9 p.m. Morning Glory worship service: Sundays weekly. Future meetings Oct. 29 (no service Oct. 27). Mid-day Bible study group: Wednesdays weekly. Future meeting Oct. 30, noon-1:30 p.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email

Events for teens at The Maxx: Oct. 18: pop punk night, 6:30 p.m. doors open; 8 p.m. show. $8. Oct. 19: 7th -- Magic The Gathering Draft, 7-10 p.m. $15. Oct. 25: sixth-grade costume dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. Oct. 26: Harry Potter movie night, 5:30-11 p..m. Saturdays: front room open to all area high school teens, 6-11 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit

Fundraiser for Parks & Rec/Barracudas swim team: Oct. 18, all day. Tasty Waves, Main Street.

Roast beef dinner: Oct. 19, 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.

TheatreWorks Kids offerings: Oct. 19: "Shakespeare Smackdown" for children ages 7 and older. Runs for eight weeks. Nov. 11: "Triple Threat Intensive" for kids 12-21, noon-6 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. Parking behind Catherine E. Lillis Administration Building. For more information, registration and fees, call 860-350-6863 or visit

German dinner night: Oct. 19, 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $6/child 5-10. $40 family maximum.

Version of "Antiques Road Show": Oct. 20, 2-4 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, 8 Chapel Hill Road. $5 for first item. $10 each additional item.

Merryall Union Chapel services: Oct. 20: with Pastor Paul Hibbard of Watertown Methodist Church, 4 p.m. Merryall Union Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Oct. 22 Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. New Milford VNA & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Chamber breakfast: Oct. 23 deadline to sign up. Event, Oct. 30, 7:45 a.m. Hosted by Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce at Kimberly-Clark Conference Center, Pickett District Road. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-6080.

Culinary school kickoff party for annual fundraising gala: Oct. 23, 5-6:30 p.m. At St. John's Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For more information, call 203-512-5791.

Meetings of Oct. 23: with Ken Arnott of American Mailing Service, 8 a.m. Oct. 30: with Sherry Wheeler of William Raveis, 8 a.m. Meets at railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, visit

Program with paranormal author Sydney Sherman: Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. Author of "You Are Not Alone." Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting: Oct. 24, 9:30 a.m. Parish house of First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8232.

Book signing with Frances Smith: Oct. 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bank Street Book Nook, Bank Street. Author of "Black Holocaust of American Slavery and the Underground Railroad."

Halloween dinner-dance: Oct. 26, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Good Shepherd Lodge, 25 Danbury Road. $15/person. $25/couple. Benefits Alzheimer's & Kidney Foundation.

Harvest party: Oct. 26, 6 p.m. Northville Baptist Church, 9 Little Bear Hill Road. Costumes welcome.

Halloween costume party: Oct. 27, 1-3 p.m. At The Maxx, Railroad Street. For local children and teens with special needs and their families and friends. For more information and sign up, email Stacey at or call 860-354-0047.

Free youth mental health first aid certification course: Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. At The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047.

Screening of 1953 horror classic "House of Wax": Oct. 30, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

"Halloween Fun" event: Oct. 31, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191, extension 204.

Trunk or Treat trick-or-treating: Oct. 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Village Green. Hosted by Parks & Recreation Department.

Harris Hill Farm open: Saturdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through October. Harris Hill Farm, Ridge Road.


"Big Birds Around Us --Owls, Eagles and Hawks": Oct. 20, 4 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury Land Trust at town hall, Route 67.

Program with Edgar Allen Poe impersonator Campbell Harmon: Oct. 21, 5 p.m. Library, South Street.

Democratic Town Committee meet and greet the candidates session: Oct. 24, 7 p.m. Town hall, Route 67.

Program about challenges and practical opportunities in Roxbury's energy future: Oct. 27, 2 p.m. Town hall, Route 67.


Adult book discussion: Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by library at senior center, Sherman Center. Discussion of "The Sense of an Ending" by Julian Barnes. For more information and registration, email


Library family activities: Oct. 19: pumpkin painting, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26: Halloween costume party and parade, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road.

HORSE poker ride: Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960.

Fall festival of wines: Oct. 19, 5:30-8 p.m. Hosted by Washington/Roxbury Knights of Columbus at Washington Club Hall, 92 Green Hill Road. $25 in advance. $30 at door. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-3257.

Program and book signing with Patricia Cliff: Oct. 19, 11 a.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Author of "The Art of Selling Real Estate." For more information and sign up, call 860-868-7586.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: Oct. 19: friction fire, 12:30-4:30 p.m. $25/IAIS member. $30/non-member. Oct. 19: autumn full moon hike, 6-8 p.m. $8/member. $10/non-member. $6/kid. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit

Hike to ruins of Holiday House: Oct. 20, 1 p.m. Meet at Steep Rock parking lot near riding ring on River Road. With Stephen Bartkus, curator of museum. Register by visiting

Pig roast: Oct. 20, 1-4 p.m. Hosted by SVHS senior class, pavilion, School Street. $15/student and senior. $25/individual. $40/couple. Free/child under 8. For more information and tickets, call 860-868-7326.

Program about myths on investing: Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With financial advisor Paul Stancs. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.

Washington Green Cemetery Tour: Oct. 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Rain date, Oct. 27. Meet at Gunn Historical Museum, Wykeham Road.

Book signing: Oct. 26: with Helen Brann, author of "Silent Night," the unfinished work of Robert Parker, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525.

"Moon Dance" to benefit Washington Scholarship Fund: Oct. 26, 7-11 p.m. Washington Club Hall, Route 47. $25. For more information and tickets, call 860-309-2582.

Music and movement class for parents/caregivers and children ages 18 months to 2 1/2: Tuesdays. Ends Oct. 29. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0551.

Area towns

Immaculate High School 30th reunion: Oct. 19, 7-10 p.m. The Foundry, 1 Glen Road, Sandy Hook. $60. For more information, email

ocTORAHfest: Oct. 20, 2-5:30 p.m. At The Matrix Conference & Banquet Center, 39 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury. Free. For more information, email