(Editor's Note: For a calendar of holiday events, see Page S14.)

Arts

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"Three Generations of Artists: A Rannestad Family Affair": Dec. 1-Jan. 31. 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

"Are You Related?" --art by family of Scott Bricher, Mary Terrizzi and their daughter, Naya Bricher: Runs through Dec. 31. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Exhibit of oils and pastels by Susan Grisell of Gaylordsville: Runs through Dec. 7. Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street.

Art by Shelley Lowell: Runs through Jan. 4. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"150 Years of Dedication: Celebrating Water Witch Hose Co. No. 2" exhibit: Runs through January. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. Hours: Tuesdays-Thursdays, noon-3 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

New Milford history exhibits: Ongoing. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. Features "Tobacco Farming in New Milford," "New Milford Pottery Company 1887-1903," "Black Life in the History of New Milford: A Perspective of 150 Years since the Emancipation Proclamation, 1863-2013" and "New Milford's Pre-Colonial Peoples." Hours: Tuesdays-Thursdays, noon-3 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

ROXBURY

"Harmonized Contrasts" -- art by Tyler Farmen: Runs through Jan. 11. 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.

Washington

"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.

"Prints & Pottery" -- art by Alison Palmer and Missy Stevens: Runs through Jan. 18. 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.

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. 888-AMC-4FUN. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.

Music/Dance

KENT

Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert: Dec. 1, 3 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Route 341 and Main Street.

New Milford

Cabaret night: Dec. 8, 5 p.m. FineLine Theatre Arts, 77 Railroad St. For more information, call 860-210-1444.

Line dancing: Fridays: line dance party, 7 p.m. Bring dessert/snack to share. $5. Tuesdays: learn how to line dance. Beginners, 6:30 p.m. Mixed bag of lessons, 7 p.m. Intermediate level, 8 p.m. Open dance, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Fast Eddie's Billiards Cafe, 46 Old State Road. $5. Bring dessert/snack to share.

SHERMAN

Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert: Nov. 30, 4 p.m. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Children's activities: Dec. 4 and Jan. 8: Lego My Library for grades K-6, 3:15-4 p.m. Dec. 12: brown bag book club for students in grades K-1, 3:15-4 p.m. Library, Route 133.

Gaylordsville

Oratory of the Little Way events: Second Tuesday of each month: "Eat Well. Lose Weight. Feel Better," 6:30 p.m. 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, 10 a.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.

New Milford

"Growing though Grief" program for grieving children ages 5-12 and their parents/caregivers: Started Nov. 7. Meets Thursdays for five weeks, 6-7:30 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittelsey Avenue.Sponsored by VNA & Hospice. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-2216.

Community bereavement workshop for adults: Meets Tuesdays through Dec. 10, 7-8:30 p.m. VNA & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-2216.

Events for teens at The Maxx: Nov. 29: pop punk night, 7 p.m. (doors open, 6:30 p.m.). Nov. 30: ping pong tournament, 5:30 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: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Meets Dec. 1, 15, 22 and 29. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Meets Dec. 1, 15, 22 and 29. Sunday worship: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meets Dec. 1, 15, 22 and 29. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11, and 18. Worship/prayer gathering: first and third Friday, 6-9 p.m. Meets Dec. 13 and 27. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

Girl Scout open house for girls who want to be a Daisy: Dec. 3, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to girls in kindergarten and first grade.

Program with author Matthew Warshauer: Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. Robison Room B at hospital, Elm Street. Author of "Connecticut in the American Civil war: Slavery, Sacrifice and Survival." For more information and RSVP, call 800-350-1595.

Program about Pearl Harbor: Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With guest speaker Mark Albertson.

"The Stranger You Know" parent education workshop: Dec. 4, 6:30-8 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at the Maxx, 94 Railroad St. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047.

Caregivers Support Group: Dec. 4 and 18, 10-11:30 a.m. Meets first and third Wednesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Parent's night out: Dec. 6, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Studio D, 27 Main St. Parents may drop off children for supervised and organized dance classes, crafts, snack and age-appropriate movie. $15/child. $30 maximum/family. For more information, call the studio at 860-350-2900.

Field of Flags: Runs through Dec. 7. On lawn at historical society, Aspetuck Avenue near top of Village Green.

Cut-a-thon to benefit Erica Lacombe: Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Joe's Salon, Bank Street. For more information, call 860-0-354-4806.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Dec. 10. 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.

QPR suicide prevention training: Dec. 11, 6:30-8 p.m. Presented by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047 or email laura@youthagency.org.

Young Adult Council: Dec. 11. Library, Main Street. For students in grades 6-12. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-1191, extension 204.

Washington

Institute for American Indian Studies events: Nov. 29: A time for stories, 1-2:30 p.m. Dec. 1: artifact identification day, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 8: "Connecticut Yesteryears: The Walum Olum," 3 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Book signings: Nov. 29: with Stuart Woods, author of "Doing Hard Time," 2 p.m. Nov. 30: with Marilyn Singer, author of "Tallulah's Nutcracker," 2 p.m. Dec. 1: with Jack Chaucer, author of "Streaks of Blue," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525.

Library events: Nov. 30: entertainment by Sciencetellers, 1 p.m. Various days: story times for children. Call for details. 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.

Reading of "Gunnery Sports" by Clarence Deming (1887): Dec. 2, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. With representative from Gunn Memorial Museum.

Parson's Table: Dec. 4, 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.

"Wi-Fi & Wine" introductory and instructional Internet class for seniors: Dec. 10: "The Internet of Things," 6 p.m. More classes planned for early 2014. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586 or visit www.gunnlibrary.org.

Readings from and signings of --Enchantment Ädventyr, H.C.A." and "I Understand": Dec. 14, 1 p.m. Gunn Historical Museum, Wykeham Road.

Area towns

Hope Heals community tree lighting: Nov. 30, 1 p.m. VNA Northwest, 507 Bantam Road, Litchfield. $10 ornaments available to purchase. For more information, call 860-567-6000.

Bereavement group: Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 1 p.m. VNA Northwest, 607 Bantam Road, Unit F, Bantam. For more information, call 860-567-6000.

Theater

New Milford

Auditions for "Happy Days": Dec. 1, 3 p.m. FineLine Theatre Arts, 77 Railroad St. $15. For more information, call 860-210-1444.

"Boeing Boeing": Fridays-Saturdays Dec. 5-Jan. 4, 8 p.m. Dec. 15, 2 p.m. Free preview for seniors, Dec. 5, 8 p.m. Gala fundraising performance, Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $75. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23/general ticket. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.

SHERMAN

"Aladdin": Runs Fridays, 8 p.m. Dec. 6-Jan. 4 and Saturdays-Sundays, 2 p.m. through Jan. 5. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $20/person. $10/student with id and cash. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.