"Three Generations of Artists: A Rannestad Family Affair": Runs through 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.


"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

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.


"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.


"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.


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.


Très Café coffeehouse-style concerts: Dec. 14, 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

Special Events


Children's activities: Dec. 18: science explorers group for kids in grades 2-5, 3:15-4 p.m. Wednesdays or Thursdays: story time for children ages 2-5, 10:30-11 a.m. through December. Library, Route 133.


Junior Library offerings: Dec, 13: intermediate Nutmeg Discussion Group, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 21: graham cracker gingerbread decorating workshop for all ages, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 23: casual craft party, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 26: Screening of "Elf," 2 p.m. Dec. 27: Nappy's Puppets sing-a-long, 11 a.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Events for teens at The Maxx: Dec. 13: acoustic night, 6:30-11 p.m. $5. Dec. 14: front room activities, 6:30-11 p.m. Dec. 20: holiday event and dance for sixth graders, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8 admission. Dec. 21: Magic the Gathering, 6:30-11 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit

Babysitting night: Dec. 13, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Beehive Children's Center, 278 Danbury Road (Route 7). $30. Benefits St. Jude Children's Hospital. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-8534.

Can/bottle drive: Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by New Milford High School Band and Color Guard at Stop & Shop, Route 7.

Wreaths Across America ceremony: Dec. 14. Gather at 11:45 a.m. Ceremony, noon. Hosted by Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution at St. Francis Cemetery, Fort Hill Road.

Literary reading: Dec. 14, 1-3 p.m. Library, Main Street.

Spaghetti suppers: Dec. 14, 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.

Service to mark the one-year anniversary of Sandy Hook shootings: Dec. 14, 5 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenune.

"Space Spinoffs": Dec. 14, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, Route 7 South. For more information, visit

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Meets Dec. 15, 22 and 29. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Meets Dec. 15, 22 and 29. Sunday worship: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meets Dec. 15, 22 and 29. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, Dec. 11, and 18. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Meets Dec. 13 and 27. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email

Teen/Tween Cafe: Dec. 18, 4-5:30 p.m. Regularly meets third Wednesday of each month. Library, Main Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-1191, extension 204.

Caregivers Support Group: Dec. 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.

Bake and craft sale to benefit Relay For Life: Dec. 19 and 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hosted by Devil Walkers team outside Walmart, Route 7.

Luminary Night: Dec. 21. Hosted by First Congregational Church. Luminary kits available for $10 at the Main Street church and at through Dec. 13. For more information, visit


Pancake breakfast: Dec. 14, 8-10 a.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. For more information, call 860-355-1978.


Program with independent film director David Ruchman: Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

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


New Milford

"Boeing Boeing": Fridays-Saturdays through Jan. 4, 8 p.m. Dec. 15, 2 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

Auditions for "Barefoot in the Park": Dec. 16-17, 7-9 p.m TheatreWorks, Brookside Avenue. Seeking one man age 20 to 35, three men ages 40 to 80, one woman age 20 to 35 and one woman age 45 to 65. For more information, visit

TheatreWorks kids program "Introduction to Musical Theater" for ages 4-7: Starts Jan. 4, 10 a.m. Runs. Ends with performance. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. For more information, call 860-350-6863.


"Aladdin": Runs Fridays, 8 p.m. through 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