Arts

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Photo exhibit by Erik Landgren: Runs through September. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Kent

"George Laurence Nelson and Alice Hirschberg: His Mother and Mentor" exhibit: Runs through Aug. 30. Library, Main Street. For information, call 860-927-3761.

Juried president's show: Runs through Sept. 1. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

Exhibit of works by Alexander Liberman, Cleve Gray and Luke Gray: Runs through Sept. 7. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit www.morrisongallery.com.

"Iron, Wood and Water: Essential Elements of the Evolution of Kent": Runs through September. Seven Hearths, 4 Studio Hill Road. Hours: Weekends, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

New Milford

"Meditations on Water," fine art prints by Barbara Soares and Jim Stasiak: Runs through Sept. 7. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"Livin' Is Easy": Runs through Sept. 13. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, email newmilartscomm@gmail.com.

Exhibit of deep space, with sculpture by Ray Crawford and photos by Marc Polansky: Runs through Sept. 19. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

ROXBURY

"Thirty or 40 Scratchy Drawings of American Presidents" by Barry Blitt: Runs through Sept. 13. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

SHERMAN

"Silk Works" by Gay Lynette Morris: Reception, Sept. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Runs through Sept. 26. Library, 1 Sherman Center. For information, call 203-803-5273.

Washington

Exhibit of works by Ann Harriet Carew: Reception, Aug. 23, noon-2 p.m. Runs through Sept. 27. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

"Sculpture for the Landscape" -- works by Michael Steiner and Mark Mennin: Opening reception, Aug. 30, 4-6 p.m. Runs through Sept. 27 Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Plaza, and 1 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

"Over There: Washington and The Great War": Runs through Jan. 18. Gunn Historical Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Historical/Museums

GAYLORDSVILLE

Merwinsville Hotel: Sundays through Sept. 28, 2-4 p.m. Runs through September. Brown's Forge Road.

The Little Red Schoolhouse: Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Runs through August. Gaylord Road. Free. Donations accepted. Schoolhouse was built in 1740 and used until 1967.

Brown's Forge: Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Runs through August. Brown's Forge Road about 1/4-mile beyond Merwinsville Hotel.

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

New Milford

Edwin Kinkade Concerts on the Green: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23: Off the Cuff with Gordon Titcomb and Jim Filgate. Aug. 30: the Jolly Beggars. Hosted by Commission on the Arts at bandstand on Village Green. Free. Bring blankets/lawn chairs.

Roxbury

Music by Heart & Soul: Aug. 24, 2 p.m. Minor Memorial Library, South Street. To celebrate library's 20th anniversary. $5.

SHERMAN

"Jamboree at JCC": Aug. 23, 7 p.m. Meets fourth Saturday each month. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.

Washington

Concert with Jason Spooner: Aug. 22, 6-9 p.m. River Walk Pavilion. $10/adult. $5/child 12 and under. Free/stroller-age child. For more information and tickets, call 860-868-1519.

Concert with Alex Beyer: Aug. 24, 5 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 78 Green Hill Road. For information and tickets, call 860-868-2527.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Hearing tests: Aug. 26, 11 a.m. Senior center, Hut Hill Road. With Hearing Aid Specialists. For more information and an appointment, call 860-355-3090.

Program with Pete Brady, Handy Dandy Handyman : Aug. 28, 11 a.m. Senior center, Hut Hill Road. Followed by lunch. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Gaylordsville

"Mystery of Forgiveness" retreat: Aug. 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

Farm and garden photography workshop: Aug. 22, 7-9 p.m. and Aug. 23, 7:30-noon. At South Kent School, 170 South Kent Road. With photographer Rich Pomerantz. For more information and RSVP, email taylort@southkentschool.org.

Special event celebrating the sky: Aug. 23, 1-4 p.m. Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7). With guests Mike Cameron, meterologist for WFSB, former Boston TV reporter Jack Borden and John Pawloski, retired earth science teacher.

Safe Sitter training: Aug. 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Library, Main Street. For ages 11 and up. $20. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.

Annual book sale: August hours: Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. September-October hours: to be announced. Library, Main Street.

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: Aug. 23, 29-30: front room open, 6:30-11 p.m. Aug. 22: seventh- and eighth-grade dance, 6:30-9 p.m. $8.The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future offerings: Aug. 22. Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Future events: Aug. 24. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future events: Aug. 27. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

Screening of classic movie: Aug. 22, dusk. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. $2 donation/person.

Studio D open house: Aug. 22, 3-6 p.m. Studio D, 27 Main St. For more information, call 860-350-2900.

Triad Senior Safety Day: Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. At the Maxx, Railroad Street. Parking available at senior center, Main Street. Transportation available to the Maxx. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-6050.

Minecraft game night for ages 7-12: Aug. 22 for ages 7-12, 6-9 p.m. Robotics And Beyond, 30 Bridge Street, Suite 204. $30. For more information and RSVP, call 860-799-5200.

Fall and winter sports swap: Aug. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Youth Agency, 50 East St.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene clam bake: Aug. 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by All-American Waste, Salisbury Bank & Trust Company and Law Offices of Cecilia Buck-Taylor at Candlewood Valley Country Club, 401 Danbury Road (Route 7).

Book reading by Newtown author CJ Golden: Aug. 24, 2 p.m. Gallery 25 & Cretive Arts Studio, Church Street. For more information, call 860-355-6009.

Merryall Center for the Arts annual jazz barbecue: Aug. 24, 3 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $25 for concert. $10 for dinner. For more information, call 860-354-7264 or visit www.merryallcenter.org.

Free parent support group: Aug. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Regularly meets fourth Tuesday each month. Sponsored by New Milford Substance Abuse Prevention Council at The Maxx, Railroad Street. Geared toward parents and older adults concerned about a young person's drug or alcohol use. For more information, call Laura at 860-354-0047.

Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: Aug. 28: with Steve Dave Seegers of Hudson Valley Preservation, 7 a.m. Sept. 4: with Audrey King of Kent Greenhouse & Gardens, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Oktoberfest: Aug. 30-31, 1-10 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road.

Roxbury

Tag/bake sale: Aug. 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

Sherman

Screening of "Home of the Brave": Aug. 22. Doors open, 6:30 p.m. Movie, 7 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Blackberry festival: Aug. 23-24, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. Fee per plate and beverage.

Washington

Judea Garden open garden day: Aug. 23, 3-5 p.m. Judea Garden, Steep Rock's Macricostas Preserve, 124 Christian St. For more information, visit www.judeagarden.org.

"A Time of Change -- a reception" to honor retiring executive director and new executive director: Aug. 23, 4-6 p.m. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0518.

HORSE of Connecticut volunteer picnic and adopter's reunion: Aug. 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960 or visit www.horseofct.org.

Screening of "War Horse": Aug. 25, 1 p.m.. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Prayer service for Chaldean Christians, the Yazidi people of Norhern Iraq and others who are facing the threat of genocide: Aug. 26, 7 p.m. Salam Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road.

Open mic night: Aug. 26, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Jesse Steinmetz of Washington. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

Area towns

Art sale to benefit Patty Shanley Zelle: Aug. 23, 3:30-7 p.m. Candlewood Shores Community Center, 55 Longview Drive, Brookfield. For more information, find Patty's Plan for MDS on Facebook.