Updated 9:53 pm, Friday, November 7, 2014
"Fresh Paintings" -- works by Catherine M. Elliott: Reception, Nov. 8, 2-3:30 p.m. Runs through Dec. 31. Library, Main Street. For information, call 860-927-3761.
Works by W. David Herman: Unveiling of new works, Nov. 8, 4-8 p.m. Runs until further notice. W. David Herman Gallery, Railroad Street.
Holiday show: Opening reception, Nov. 15, 4-6 p.m Runs through Jan. 10. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St.
"Festival in Color": Nov. 7-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Reception, Nov. 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Fine Line Art Gallery, 319 Main St. South, Woodbury. For more information, visit www.finelineartgallery-connecticut.com.
Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 .
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.
"Dreaming of Vienna: Music by Composers Who Lived and/or Worked in Viennta" recital: Nov. 9, 3 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 7 and 341. $15/adult. For more information, call 860-927-3486.
Concert with New York Polyphony: Nov. 16, 5 p.m. St. John's Epsicopal Church, 78 Green Hill Road. $30.
SingOut! CT performance: Nov. 16, 2 p.m. Sponsored by library at First Congregational Church on the Green.
Goshen Festival Singers concert: Nov. 7-8, 8 p.m. Old town hall at the rotary, Goshen. Featuring singers from the Greater New Milford area. $28. Benefits Torrington Area Parkinson's Group. For more information and tickets, visit www.goshenplayers.org.
Holiday bazaar: Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-noon. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Route 133.
Kids' keepsake wooden box workshop: Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-noon. Library, Route 133. For grades 3-5. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6937.
Program/demonstration about touch therapy: Nov. 16, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-354-6937.
"Sweetening the Marriage" retreat: Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8294.
Night of a Thousand Pies: Nov. 8. Sale of pies and luncheon, during day at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, routes 7 and 341. Benefits Kent Affordable Housing. For more information, call 860-927-3684.
Program to honor Kent World War I veterans: Nov. 9, 3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
Veterans Day ceremony: Nov. 11, 11 a.m. Veterans Memorial, Maple Street.
Book discussion group: Nov. 13: "Intuition" by Alegra Goodman, 5-6:15 p.m. Dec. 18: "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver, 5-6:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Dr. Betty Krasne. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.
Program about witch hunts in Connecticut: Nov. 16, 2 p.m. Presented by historical society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.
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Holiday fair: Nov. 7, 6-9 p.m. Sponsored by New Preston Women's Club at community house, 27 Church St.
"Transforming Anger to Personal Power" workshop: Wednesdays through Dec. 10, 3-4:30 p.m. Youth Agency, 50 East St. For students in grades seven through 10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-0047.
Teen leadership program: 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.
Pasta dinner: Nov. 7, 5-8 p.m. Presented by Boy Scout Troop 66 at Odd Fellows Hall, Route 7. $10/adult. $5/student and senior. $20/family with maximum of six people.
Flags of Valor exhibit: Nov. 8-Dec. 6. On lawn at historical society, Aspetuck Avenue.
Fall cleanup at Harrybrooke Park: Nov. 8, 8:30 a.m. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive.
"Stuff the Gazebo": Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bandstand, Village Green. Bring non-perishable goods for Thanksgiving dinner to help those in need. Monetary donations also accepted.
Opening of "Flags of Valor": Nov. 8, 11 a.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.
Cat adoption: Nov. 8, noon-3 p.m. Barkery Boo'tique, Bank Street.
Spaghetti suppers: Nov. 8, 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.
Schlachtfest dinner-dance: Nov. 8. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Dancing/music, 7-11 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $30/member. $40/non-member. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-7593.
New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Worship/prayer gathering: Meets Nov. 14 and 28, 6-9 p.m. 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 Nov. 9, 16 and 23. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Meets Nov. 12, 19 and 26. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave.
Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Nov. 11 and 25. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Bereavement workshop: Tuesdays, Nov. 11-Dec. 9, 7-8:30 p.m. VNA, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-2216.
Flu clinics for public: Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-noon. NMVNA & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For information, call 860-354-2216.
"Anxiety: Treatments that Really Work" webinar: Nov. 12, 8 a.,m.-4 p.m VNA & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road. $30, plus $20 for 6.25 optional CEUs. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-2216.
Computer courses: Nov. 12: "Skype Video Calling," 1-3 p.m. Nov. 17 and 19: "Facebook 2: I'm on Facebook, Now What," 1-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. Must attend first part of each course in order to attend second class. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Evening book discussion group: Nov. 12, 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.
College essay help sessions: Nov. 13, 6-7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-1191.
Screening of "Divergent" for teens in grades 5-12: Nov. 14, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Harvest of bargains tag sale: Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road.
Holiday bazaar: Nov. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Presented by Animal Welfare Society at railroad station, Railroad Street.
"Thanks for the Giving III" poetry and music event to benefit Loaves and Fishes: Nov. 15, 5 p.m. Hosted by Voices of Poetry at St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue. $20. Bring boxed or canned goods too.
Roast beef dinner: Nov. 15, 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. Free/child under 4.
POW/MIA benefit dance: Nov. 15, 8 p.m.-midnight. VFW hall, Avery Road. $10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-2567.
Open Street kick-off for Church Street businesses: Nov. 15. All businesses will be open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Church Street.
"What's In Our Backyard?": Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-noon. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3137.
Caregivers Support Group: Nov. 18, 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.
"BusinessKillers: Avoiding the Six Mistakes that can Destroy Your Business & Your Future" breakfast-seminar: Nov. 18, 7:30 a.m. breakfast and 8 a.m. meeting. Presented by Chamber of Commerce at railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6080.
Program about "Great Garlic: A Complete Guide to Nature's Spiciest Spice": Nov. 9, 3 p.m. Library, South Street. With authors George Feifer and Billy Steers. For more information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310.
Discussion of "The Attack": Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. For more information or to RSVP, call 860-354-2455 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christmas fair: Nov. 14, 7-9 p.m. Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center.
Screening of "Live and Become": Nov. 14. Doors open, 6:30 p.m. Movie, 7 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.
Roast beef dinner: Nov. 8, 4:30-7 p.m. Sponsored by Warren Veterans Memorial Committee at Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $15/adult. $5/child 12 and under.
Warren Public Library 100th anniversary celebration: Nov. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, Hopkins Road. $25/person for wine tasting, food and cake. $15/person for beverages, food and cake.
Silver Tea and Christmas Fair: Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road.
"Holiday at Hopkins Ladies Night": Nov. 15, 1-8 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, Hopkins Road. Vendors, food, more. Benefits Warren Library's 100th anniversary.
"Meet an Author": Nov. 7, 5 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. With Michael Blanding, author of "The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps." For information
Junior library events: Nov. 8: tour of "Over There: World War I" exhibit and craft, 1 p.m. Nov. 15: arts with Art Rocks, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310.
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Food drive: Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by fire department and ladies auxiliary, Bryan Plaza.
Holiday bazaar: Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Route 47.
Institute for American Indian Studies events: Nov. 8: archaeology roundtable, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9: Veterans Day celebration, noon. Nov. 15: late autumn evening hike, 4-6 p.m. Fee. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.
"Stone Cultural Features and Ceremonial Landscapes" archaeology roundtable: Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. At Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. $5. For more information, call 860-868-0518.
"Chemical Warfare in World War I": Nov. 9, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Dr. Ralph Kerr.
Readings from selected works by First Thursday group participants: Nov. 9, 2-4 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.
Veterans Day event: Nov. 9. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.
Program with author Amy Julia Becker: Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Author of "Small Talk: Learning from My Children About What Matters Most."
Plan of Conservation and Development update meeting: Nov. 13, 7 p.m. Town hall, Bryan Plaza.
HORSE of Connecticut tack sale: Nov. 14-16, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960 or visit www.horseofct.org.
"Flying for France: The Lafayette Escadrille and the Lafayette Flying Corps in World War I": Nov. 15, 11 a.m. Library, Wykeham Road.
Harvest dinner: Nov. 15. Doors open, 5:45 p.m. Grace, 6:30 p.m. Dinner, 6:40 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. $18/adult. $15/senior. $5/child under 10. $45/family maximum, with two adults and two kids.
Washington History Club meeting: Nov. 17, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2502.