Arts

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"As I see It" -- photographs by Susan Reinberg of Woodbury: Runs through Nov 20. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Kent

Exhibit of works by Steve Tobin: Runs through Oct. 12. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501.

Elected artists invitational and solo show, with works by Jane Carlson: Runs through Oct. 13. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

New Milford

Works by Thomas C. Adkins: Opening reception, Oct. 4, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Nov. 4. Gregory James Gallery, 93 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-3436.

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

"School Lunch" -- exhibit of works by Lisa Deloria Weinblatt: Runs through Oct. 18. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"There's a Basket in Your Yard" to celebrate Spinning and Weaving Week: Runs through Oct. 19. Library, Main Street. Features works by fiber artist Jody Hyman.

"The Lost Arts of Domestic Life: From Basic to Beautiful": Runs through October. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

ROXBURY

"Field & Farm" -- photos by Marc Isolda: Runs through Nov. 1. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

"A Journey to the Enchanted Islands" -- photos by Ruth Pearl: Runs through Dec. 31. Reception, Oct. 26, 2-4 p.m. Roxbury Senior Center, South Street.

SHERMAN

Ceramics by William Talbot: Runs through Nov. 1. Library, 1 Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.

Exhibit of works by Zeb Mayer: Runs through Nov. 1. Library, 1 Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.

Washington

"Hagaure/Behind the Leaves" -- photos by Mio Akashi: Opening reception, Oct. 4, noon-2 p.m. Runs through Nov. 15. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

"Off on a Tangent: Unique Techniques in Print On and Off the Wall": Oct. 4-Nov. 11. Reception, Oct. 11, 4-6 p.m. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Plaza, and 1 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

"Art of Tomorrow": Runs through Nov. 21. The Gunnery, 99 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-7334.

Health

New Milford

Flu clinic for seniors: Oct. 3, 9-11 a.m. Administered by NMVNA & Hospice at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Flu clinics for public: Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-noon. Oct. 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 30, 4-6 p.m. NMVNA & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Series of diabetes education courses: Oct. 14, 21 and 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Hospital, 21 Elm St. For more information and RSVP, contact 860-210-5362.

ROXBURY

Flu clinic for seniors: Oct. 10 and 24, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Administered by NMVNA & Hospice at firehouse, Routes 37 and 39. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

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

Program of organ music with Thomas Holcombe: Oct. 5, 4 p.m. St. Joseph's Chapel at Kent School, Route 341. $20. Free/student.

New Milford

Music by the Asylum Quartet: Oct. 11, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $25/performance. For more information, call 860-354-7264 or visit www.merryallcenter.org.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Grange open house: Oct. 4, 2 p.m. Grange hall, Main Street.

Gaylordsville

Healing workshop: Oct. 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8294.

Arts and fine crafts show: Gala preview, Oct. 10, 6:30-9 p.m. $20/hotel member and Pay Pal. $25/other. Show, Oct. 11--13. $2. Merwinsville Hotel, Browns Forge Road. For more information, visit www.merwinsvillehotel.org.

Kent

Program about Eric Sloane and his reverence for the sky and clouds: Oct. 4, 11 a.m. Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7). $8/adult. $6/senior citizen. $5/child 6-17.

Double birthday celebration and time capsule ceremony: Oct. 4, 3 p.m. To celebrate historical society's 60th anniversary and the town's 275th birthday.

Informal session about voter registration: Oct. 8, 2 p.m. Presented by Informal Club at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.

Kent Art Association art auction: Oct. 11, 5-6 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St.

New Milford

Harris Hill Farm open: Saturdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 1-31. Harris Hill Farm, 99 Ridge Road.

Spinning, weaving and rug hooking demos: Oct. 4, 1-4 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Fall fair: Oct. 4, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7).

Fire Prevention Day event: Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. At Home Depot, Route 7.

Soup and winter clothing give-away: Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-noon. Presented by Christian Life Fellowship on Village Green.

Library events for children: Oct. 4: "Spin Me a Story, Weave Me a Tale," 10:30 a.m. Oct. 5: family program with musician/author Ryan SanAngelo, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street.

Book signing with Hobson Lopes: Oct. 4, 2-4 p.m. Bank Street Book Nook, Bank Street.

"An Evening with the Other Side" Relay for Life fundraiser: Oct. 4, 7-9 p.m. Presented by Partners in Crime Relay team at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). With Serenity Grove and Wellness Center. $35. For more information, visit www.ezevent.com/search and look for the event by date.

"Human Love" -- program of music, dance, art and more to benefit Ann's Place: Oct. 5, 5- 8 p.m. At FineLine Theater Arts, 77 Railroad St. $40. For more information and tickets, call Valerie Walsh at 860-898-0362.

New Milford Life Chain: Oct. 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Village Green. Rain or shine.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Meets Oct. 10 and 24. 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. Meets Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Meets Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

Republican Town Committee meeting: Oct. 6, 7:15 p.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Caregivers Support Group: Oct. 7 and Oct. 21, 10 a.m. Meets first and third Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For information, call 860-354-2216.

"Weaving...To Go" workshop: Oct. 7, 5:30-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Evening book discussion group: Oct. 8, 6:30-8 p.m. Meets second Wednesday each month, 6:30-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Abby Ripley. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Computer course: Oct. 8 and 15: "Safety First: Privacy and Security Online," 1-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: Oct. 9: with Don Hicks of North Sky Photography, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Teen leadership program: Oct. 10, 6:45 p.m. Nov. 7 and Dec. 5, 5:45 p.m. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. For students entering 10th grade and higher. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

NMHS Class of 1989 reunion: Oct. 10: informal gathering at NMHS homecoming football game, NMHS, Route 7. Oct. 11: reunion party, Heritage Hotel, Southbury. Oct. 12: picnic for alumni and families, Harrybrooke Park, New Milford. For more information, call Ryan at 203-942-8554.

Spaghetti suppers: Oct. 11, 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.

"What's In Our Backyard?": Oct. 11 and 25, Nov. 1, 15 and 22 and Dec. 6 and 20, 10 a.m.-noon. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. For information, call 860-355-3137.

Tag sale: Oct. 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

"Second Saturday Stars" program: "Asteroid Impacts with Earth": Oct. 11, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South

Harvest Festival: Oct. 12, noon-5 p.m. Downtown New Milford.

Halloween costume pet parade: Oct. 12, 2 p.m. Hosted by Barkery Boo'tique. Registration at Barkery Boo'tique, 38 Bank St. $10.

Roxbury

"Handed Down in Song": Oct. 5, 2:30 p.m. Library, South Street.

"Closing the Word Gap: Improving Preschoolers' Vocabulary": Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m. Library, South Street.

Portrait sessions fundraiser: Oct. 11. Rain date, Oct. 12. Benefit for Roxbury Land Trust at its preserves. Photos by Thomas Hurlbut. For information and RSVP, call Hurlbut at 860-487-3800.

Sherman

Sherman Garden Club meeting and program: Oct. 8, 1 p.m. At Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church road. With Melissa Beart of Floral Design by Melissa. Free/member. $10/non-member.

Adult book discussion: Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. Discussion of Caleb's Crossing" by Geraldine Brooks. Library, Sherman Center. For information or to RSVP, call 860-354-2455 or email mloeb@biblio.org.

Washington

Library family programs: Oct. 4: "Apples," 1 p.m. Oct. 11: visit with Smokey the Bear and fire department, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

"From the Earth to the Sea" clam bake and drumming fundraiser: Oct. 4, 6-8 p.m. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. $35/member. $40/non-member. $10/child 12 and under (who will get hot dogs). For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0518.

"The Raccoon Way": Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. At Macricostas Preserve, Route 202. For more information and RSVP, visit www.steeprockassoc.org.

Washington History Club meeting: Oct. 6, 10 a.m. Group meets third Monday of each month, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2502.

Music and movement class for parents/caregivers: Tuesdays, 9:30-10:15 a.m. Oct. 7. Runs for eight weeks. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0551.

"Meet at Author": Oct. 8, noon-1:30 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. With Ellen Stimson, author of "Mud Season" and "Good Grief." For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0525.

"Understanding the Basics of Medicare": Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Book signings: Oct. 10: with Andy Thibault, author of "More Cool Justice," 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11: with Doug Cushman, illustrator of "Pumpkin Time," 4 p.m.

Basic HORSE of Connecticut care clinic: Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. $10/attendee. For more information, call 860-868-1960 or visit www.horseofct.org.

Book signing: Oct. 11: with Sandra Waugh, author of the young adult book "Lark Rising," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road.

"Art of Tomorrow" lecture and exhibit opening, and screening of "Betrayal": Opening reception, Oct. 11, 2-5 p.m. Exhibit runs through Nov. 21. Screening of film, 5 p.m. The Gunnery, 99 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-7334.

World War I artifact appraisal event: Oct. 12, 1 p.m. Library and museum, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7756.

Blessing of the animals: Oct. 12, 4 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 78 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2527.

Area towns

Hollandia Nurseries annual fall festival: Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Hollandia Nurseries, 103 Old Hawleyville Road, Bethel. For more information, call 203-743-0267 or visit hollandianurseries.com.

Celebration of life for Joey Awlasewicz BBQ picnic: Oct. 5, 1-5 p.m. Hatters Park, Hayestown Road, Danbury. $45/adult. Free/child 12 and under. For more information, call Don at 860-350-3042.

Program about the Internet: Oct. 7. Doors open, 6:30 p.m. Meeting, 7 p.m. Program, 8 p.m. Hosted by Danbury Area Computer Society (DACS) at Danbury Hospital auditorium, Danbury. For more information, visit www.dacs.org.

Theater

New Milford

"Avenue Q": Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. through Oct. 18. 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 or go to www.theatreworks.us.

SHERMAN

"Dividing the Estate": Runs Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 12, 8 p.m. Oct. 12, 2 p.m. 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.