"Three Generations of Artists: A Rannestad Family Affair": Runs through Jan. 31. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.


"Cape Cod" -- exhibit of works by John Belfontaine of Gaylordsville: Runs through Feb. 28. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Exhibits of art by Ed Kruelski Jr. and Charles Gehm Runs through Feb. 8. 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.


"Familiar Places" -- art by Jan Grody and Maryelle Furse: Opening reception, Jan. 18, 2-4 p.m. Runs through March 1. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


"Poppies in Watercolor" --works by Sandra Cointreau: Runs through March. Gallery at Sherman Green Cleaners, 11 Route 39 North. Hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


"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.

"Young Talent Exhibition": Runs through Feb. 1. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Plaza. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.



"Strong Women, Strong Bones program: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11:15 a.m. Runs through Feb. 20 and March 11-April 24. Kent Specialty Care Center, 46 Maple St. Presented by New Milford Hospital. $85/series. For more information and RSVP, call 860-614-1737.

New Milford

"Strong Women, Strong Bones program: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (choose two days per week), 10-11:15 a.m. Runs Runs through Feb. 21 and march 10-April 25. At New Milford Hospital. Presented by New Milford Hospital. $85/series. For more information and RSVP, call 860-684-1737.


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.


New Milford

Music by Halfway Home: Jan. 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sole Cafe & Lounge, 11 Railroad St.

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.

Special Events


Open house: Jan. 18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bridgewater Yoga Asanas and Art for Children based at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Main Street. For more information, call 914-960-1518.

Bingo: Jan. 24. Doors open, 4 p.m. Bingo, 6 p.m. Firehouse, Route 133.

Children's activities: Science Explorers group for kids in grades 2-5: Jan. 22, 3:15-4 p.m. Library, Route 133. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6937 or visit

"Overall Health and Wellness: Body, Mind and Spirit": Jan. 26, time to be announced. Library, Route 133. Geared toward seniors and their adult children.


Plastic bag free initiative: Jan. 18-19 and 25-26, 1-5 p.m. Co-hosted by Davis IGA and Kent Energy and Environmental Task Force at Davis IGA, Kent Green Boulevard.

Program dedicated to quilt history: Jan. 19, 2 p.m. Hosted by historical society at town hall, Kent Green. WIth Sue Reich, lecturer on quilt history.

Safe Sitter training program: Jan. 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Library, Main Street. For young adults 11 and older. $20. Bring lunch. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: Jan. 17-18, 31: front room open, 6:30-11 p.m. Jan. 25: Magic The Gathering, 6:30-11 p.m. Jan. 24: sixth-grade sports jersey night and dance, 6:30-11 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit

Relay For Life kick-off event: Jan. 17, 6-9 p.m. Snow date, Jan. 25, 5-8 p.m. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). Includes spaghetti dinner, door prizes and more. For more information and RSVP in advance, call Kim Pancoast Schumacher at 860-354-8282.

Cooking classes for kids: Jan. 20: "Young Chefs Winter Warm Up" for ages 6-10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. "Teens and Tweens Winter Warm Up," 2:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 17: "Valentine's Sweets for the Sweet" for ages 5-11, time to be announced. The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road. For information, call 860-355-0300 or visit

Book signing and chai-making demonstration with author Ron Suresha: Jan. 18, 2 p.m. Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street. Author of "Mugs o' Joy: Delicious Hot Drinks."

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Meets Jan. 19 and 26. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Meets Jan. 19 and 26 Sunday worship: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meets Jan. 19 and 26. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays. Meets Jan. 22 and 29. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Meets Jan. 24. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email

Pratt Nature Center events: Jan. 20 and Feb. 17-18: vacation day camp, 9 a.m-5 p.m. $45/member each day. $50/non-member each day. Jan. 25: winter walk and bird feeder making workshop for kids ages 6 and up, 10 a.m.-noon. $10. Feb. 5-May 28: four different "Homeschool Nature Series" programs, call for information. Feb. 14: full moon hike for all ages, time to be announced. Feb. 15: Great Backyard Bird Count event, 10 a.m.-noon. April 14-18: spring camp, 9 a.m.-5 .m. $45/member. $50/non-member. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. $50. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

Relay for Life captain's meeting: Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m. Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road. For more information, visit

Meetings of Jan. 22: with Charlie Hastey of Hastey Security, 8 a.m. Jan. 29: with Jack Kinney of Payroll Ease LLC, 8 a.m. Meets at railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, visit

Program with Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion: Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Oil painting classes with Tina Underwood: Fridays, Jan. 24-Feb. 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio 25 Church st. $150. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6545 or email

Health insurance enrollment sessions: Jan. 24 and Jan. 31, noon-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or to schedule a one-on-one appointment, call Carmela at 203-792-4515, extension 1126.

POW/MIA bell ringing ceremony: Jan. 26. Gather, 11:45 a.m. Ceremony, noon. St. Francis Xavier parish center, Elm Street, near top of Village Green. Bring handbell.

After-school girls' group for seventh- and eighth-grade girls: Jan. 28, Feb. 11 and 25, March 11 and 25, and April 8, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Bus picks up girls at SMS. Parents pick up girls at Youth Agency, East Street, at 4:30 p.m. For more information ad RSVP, call 860-354-0047.

Program about history of football with the Rev. Mike Moran: Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Jan. 28. 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.


American Red Cross blood drive and Be the Match National Bone Marrow Registry: Jan. 25, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, 15 Route 37.


Pancake breakfast: Jan. 19, 7:30-11 a.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child 3 and older.


"Wi-Fi & Wine" introductory and instructional Internet class for seniors: Jan. 21 (snow date, Jan. 23): "You Can Book It," 6 p.m. Jan. 28 (snow date, Jan. 30): "Music to My Ears," 6 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586 or visit

Institute for American Indian Studies event: Jan. 25: winter tracking program, 12:30-2:30 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit

"Real Estate and Probate" talk: Feb. 4, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0735.


New Milford

"Barefoot in the Park": Fridays-Saturdays Feb. 21-March 15, 8 p.m. March 9, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23. Free preview for seniors, Feb. 20, 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can-night, Feb. 27, 8 p.m. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to


Auditions for "See How They Run": Jan. 20-21, 7-9 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. Seeking six men and three women ages 18-65. For more information, visit