Photo exhibit by First Selectman Curtis Read: Runs through Jan. 31. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For information, call 860-354-6937.


"Fresh Paintings" -- works by Catherine M. Elliott: Runs through Dec. 31. Library, Main Street. For information, call 860-927-3761.

Winter show with works by Leah Durner, Vincent Inconiglios and Insun Kim Runs through January Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit

New Milford

"New Milford in the U.S. Civil War": Runs through 2015. 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.


"A Journey to the Enchanted Islands" -- photos by Ruth Pearl: Runs through Dec. 31. Roxbury Senior Center, South Street.


Fused glass by Maryann Meken-Silvestri : Runs through Jan. 17. Library, 1 Sherman Center. For information, call 860-354-2455.


"Colorful Observations" -- works by Brie MacDonald: Runs through Jan. 10. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

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


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. 860-567-1916 (box office). 860-567-0006 (show times).

AMC: Still River Corporate Center, 4-6 International Drive, Danbury. 888-AMC-4FUN.

Special Events


Healing prayer service: Dec. 13, 10 a.m. At Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information, call 860-354-8294.

Al-Anon meetings: Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m. At Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane.


"Kids and the Maker Culture" workshop: Dec. 13, 1-3 p.m. South Kent School, 170 South Kent Road. For more information and RSVP, visit

Book discussion group: 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.

New Milford

"Second Saturday Stars" program: "NASA Spinoffs": Dec. 13, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South.

Book reading and signing with Peter C. Vermilyea: Dec. 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bank Street Book Nook, Bank Street. Author of "Hidden History of Litchfield County."

Caregivers Support Group: Dec. 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.

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

Winter farm market: Dec. 20, Jan. 3 and 17, 9 a.m.-noon. At the Maxx, Railroad Street.

"What's In Our Backyard?": Dec. 20, 10 a.m.-noon. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

Roast beef dinner: Dec. 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. Free/child under 4.

"Voices of Poetry/Comfort & Joy": Dec. 21, 2 p.m. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. $15. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-0300.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Dec. 23. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Free parent support group: Dec. 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. 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.


Book discussion about Turkish Kilims: Dec. 14, 2 p.m. Hodge Memorial Library, 4 North St.


Adult book discussions: Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m. Discussion of "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" by Rachel Joyce. Library, Sherman Center. For more information or to RSVP, call 860-354-2455 or email


Book signings: Dec. 12: with Lane Smith and Bob Shea, authors of "Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads," 2 p.m. Dec. 20: with Terry Walters, author of "Eat Clean Live Well," noon. Dec. 20: with Nancy Tafuri, author of "Daddy Hugs," "Counting to Christmas" and "The Donkey's Christmas Song," 2:30 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525.

Wreaths Across American cermeony: Dec. 13, noon. Judea Cemetery, Judea Cemetery Road.

"Homegrown Hero: The Life of Benjamin Delaheuf Foulois": Dec. 21, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information.