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

"As I see It" -- photographs by Susan Reinberg of Woodbury: Opening reception, Sept. 28, 4-6 p.m. Runs through Nov 20. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For information, call 860-354-6937.


Exhibit of works by Steve Tobin: Opening reception, Sept. 13, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Oct. 12. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501.

New Milford

"Structure and Symbols" -- art by Marsha Doran: Opening reception, Sept. 16, 7-8:30 p.m. Runs through Oct. 7. Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue. For more information, call 860-210-3800.

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.

Fall show: Sept. 19-Nov. 8. Reception, Sept. 20, 4-6 p.m. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St.


"Field & Farm" -- photos by Marc Isolda: Opening reception, Sept. 20, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Nov. 1. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


"Silk Works" by Gay Lynette Morris: Reception, Sept. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Live demo with artist, 11:30 a.m. Runs through Sept. 26. Library, 1 Sherman Center. For information, call 203-803-5273.


Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911 (office).

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 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 Judy Handler and Mark Levesque: Sept. 13, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $25. For more information, call 860-354-7264 or visit

Special Events


Wine and cheese party fundraiser: Sept. 13, 4-7 p.m. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. $25. For information and tickets, call 860-355-3090.


Essential oils workshop: Sept. 20, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. $25. With Roseann Dennerlein. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8294.

Museum dedication to honor the late Aaron and Jean Seltzer: Sept. 20, 6-8 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel Restoration, Merwinsville Hotel, Brown's Forge Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-350-4443 by Sept. 13.


"Beginning the Great Ancestral Hunt": Sept. 17, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Ellen Paul. For information, call 860-927-2761.

Book discussion group: Sept. 18, 5 p.m. "The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert. Library, Main Street. With Dr. Betty Krasne. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.

"History of Farming" lecture: Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Hosted by historical society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.

Connecticut Antique Machinery Fall Festival: Sept. 26-28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7). For more information, call 860-927-0050.


Book signing with Hamilton Brower and Annette Parker Martin: Sept. 20, 2-4 p.m. The Smithy, 10 Main St. Authors of "Magnificent Words to Live By."

Civil War program with Kevin Johnson, who will portray Willliam Webb: Sept. 21, 3 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Route 202. $5. For more information, call 860-868-2275.

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: Sept. 12: dance for sixth graders, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. Sept. 13, 20, 26-27: front room open, 6:30-11 p.m. Sept. 19: game night for fifth graders, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. The Maxx, Railroad Street.

Screening of "Les Miserables" (1935): Sept. 12. Doors open, 7:30 p.m. Screening, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $10/adult. $5/student. For more information and RSVP, visit

Hazardous Waste Collection Day: Sept. 13. At Patriot's Way, near the railroad station. For more information, call 860-355-6035.

Clam bake: Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Rain date, Sept. 14. VFW, Avery Road. $40. For people 21 and older only. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-7995.

Musical benefit with Lynn Henderson for Loaves and Fishes: Sept. 14, 7 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue. $25/adult. $10/student. For more information, call 203-417-1333.

Spaghetti supper: Sept. 13, 5-7 p.m. Takeout, 4:30-7 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior 65 and older. $4/child 5-12. $25 family maximum.

"Second Saturday Stars" program: "GRAIL: Unraveling the Mystery of the Moon's Formative Years" Sept. 13, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South.

"iPad 1; Try Your Hand at iPad": Sept. 15 and 17, 1-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Caregivers Support Group: Sept. 16 10 a.m. Meets first and third Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Program about Medicare health plan options: Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Book discussion group for science fiction readers: Sept. 17, 6:30-8 p.m. Meets third Wednesday of each month. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: Sept. 18: with Hedy Kinney of Payroll Ease, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Third Thursdays event: Sept. 18 (rain date, Sept. 19): with The Regulators. Concerts, 7 p.m. Village Green. Extended shopping hours, discounts and more at downtown shops, throughout evening.

"Ladies Night Out" event: Sept. 19, 5:30-8 p.m. Co-sponsored by Woman's Club of Greater New Milford at Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center, 30 Park Lane East.

POW/MIA Recognition Day event: Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. In front of St. Francis Xavier Parish Center, Elm Street.

Country Fair and Car Show: Sept. 20, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Hosted by Lions Club at Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive.

Shred day: Sept. 20, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by Rotary Club at Lore's Plaza, Route 7. $25/box of documents to be shredded. For more information, call 860-350-2225.

Animal Welfare Society autumn sale and pet thrift shop: Sept. 20, 9-11 a.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road.

Cooking class with George Geary: Sept. 20-21. The Silo Cooking School, Upland Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-0300.

Roast beef dinner: Sept. 20, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by Good Shepherd Lodge at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior. $5/child 4-12.

Merryall Union Chapel service: Sept. 21, 4 p.m. With pastor Paul Hibbard of Watertown United Methodist Church. Merryall Union Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.

Free parent support group: Sept. 23, 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. For information, call Laura at 860-354-0047.


"Confessions of an Urban Archelogist" with Greg Van Antwerp: Sept. 28, 3 p.m. Hosted by Commission on Aging at town hall, Route 67.


Discussion of "Gulliver's Travels": Sept. 12. Library, Sherman Center. For more information or to RSVP, call 860-354-2455 or email

"Hilma Carter Tells All": Sept. 14, 11 a.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

Friday night movie nights: Doors open, 6:30 p.m. Movie, 7 p.m. Sept. 19: "The Attack." JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.


HORSE of Connecticut volunteer day: Sept. 13 (rain date, Sept. 14), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960 or visit

Washington History Club meeting: Sept. 15, 10 a.m. Group meets third Monday of each month, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2502.

"Meet at Author": Sept. 18, noon-1:30 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. With Vanessa Manko, author of "The Invention of Exile." For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0525.

Moon dance benefit for Washington Environmental Council's scholarship fund: Sept. 20, 7-11 p.m. At Washington Club Hall, 92 Green Hill Road. $25. For more information and RSVP, call 860-209-2582.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: Sept. 20: "Fire as a Tool," 1-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518.

New Beginnings divorce support group: Starts Sept. 23. Runs for 10 weeks. Meets Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. Registration required by calling 860-868-0569.

New Beginnings single life support group: Starts Sept. 24. Runs for eight weeks. Meets Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. Registration required by calling 860-868-0569.


New Milford

"Avenue Q": Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m, Sept. 19-Oct. 18 and Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and 12, 2 p.m TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $28/adult. $25/student and military personnel with ID. For reservations, call 860-350-6863.

Auditions for "The Game's Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays": Sept. 22-23, 7-8:30 p.m. TheatreWorks, Brookside Avenue. Seeking three men ages 20-60 and five women ages 20-80. For more information, visit


"Dividing the Estate": Runs Fridays-Saturdays Sept. 19-Oct. 12, 8 p.m. Sept. 28 and Oct. 12, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $20/person. $10/student with id and cash. Sept. 18, half-price preview night, 8 p.m. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit

Auditions for "It's a Wonderful Life: A LIve Radio Play": Sept. 22-23, 7-8:30 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. Seeking four men and three women aged 17 and older. For more information, visit