Published 12:00 am, Thursday, November 24, 2016
“New Diversions” - works by Kathy Barlow: Opening reception, Dec. 3, 3-5 p.m. Runs through Jan. 28. Library, 62 Main St. South. For more information, call 860-354-6937.
“Seasons” - exhibit by Shirley Howe: Reception, Nov. 26, 4-7 p.m. Runs through Dec. 30. Library, Main Street.
Photography show: Runs through Nov. 27. Kent Art Association, 21 North Main St. Hours: Tuesdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.
Exhibit of works by Dorrie Rifkin: Runs through Dec. 30. The Good Gallery, next to caboose, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-5065.
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Exhibit of oils and pastels by Ecka Blaire Fauls and photography by Peter Wnek: Runs through Dec. 31. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.
Exhibit of works by Karen K. Simmons: Runs through Dec. 31. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road.
Exhibit of color photographs about “Brass Valley” by Emery Roth: Runs through Jan. 7. Library, South Street.
Exhibit of works by fine art photographers Barbara Soares and Jim Stasiak: Runs through Nov. 27. Closing reception, Nov. 27, 1-4 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. For more information, visit www.whitesilowinery.com.
Works by Melody Asbury: Runs through Dec. 20. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.
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.
“Jazzing Up the Classics” Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert: Nov. 27, 4 p.m. At St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1 North Main St. $30/person. Free/child age 15 and under accompanied by an adult purchasing a ticket. For more information, call 860-355-5930 or visit www.shermanchamberensemble.org.
“Jamboree at JCC”: Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m. Meets fourth Saturday each month. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $10/adult. $5/student. Free/child under 10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.
“Jazzing Up the Classics” Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert: Nov. 26, 4 p.m. At Christ Church, Quaker Hill, 17 Church Road, Pawling, N.Y. $30/person. Free/child age 15 and under accompanied by an adult purchasing a ticket. For more information, call 860-355-5930 or visit www.shermanchamberensemble.org.
Fair trade and Made in Bridgewater store, and sale of Christmas trees: Weekends from Thanksgiving-Christmas. Fridays, 4-6p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., with extended hours Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Dec. 2, 4-9 p.m. Bridgewater Congregational Church, Clapboard Road. For more information, call 860-354-8283.
Christmas tree lighting: Dec. 2, 5-7 p.m. Presented by Bridgewater Grange in town center.
“Christmas in Gaylordsville”: Nov. 25-27 and Dec. 2-4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., with extended hours until 7 p.m. Nov. 25 and Dec. 2. Story times Nov. 26 and Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. Merwinsville Hotel, Browns Forge Road. Features hot chocolate and baked goods, and artisan’s goods. For more information, visit www.merwinsvillehotel.org.
Oratory of the Little Way offerings: Nov. 28: Bible study, 10 a.m. Nov. 30: Al-Anon, 7 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.
Christmas fair: Dec. 2, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, Route 7.
Holiday open house: Dec. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Little Red Schoolhouse, Gaylord Road. Feature sale of “History of Gaylordsville,” refreshments and Christmas cards, notepaper and ornaments.
Ham dinner: Dec. 2, 5-7 p.m. Firehouse, Route 7. Photographs with Santa available.
Community Christmas tree lighting: Dec. 2, following ham dinner, which runs from 5-7 p.m. Outside firehouse, Route 7.
Gingerbread Fest: Nov. 25-Dec. 24. Downtown Kent. For more information, visit www.kent.com/events/.
Holiday Champagne Stroll: Nov. 25-26, 4-7 p.m. Downtown Kent. $22 in advance. $25 at door. For more information, call 860-927-3377.
Book signing and discussion with Betty Krasne: Dec. 3, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. Author of “Playing the Part.” For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
Pancakes with Santa: Dec. 10, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Hosted by Kent Education Center and Nursery School at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, corner of routes 7 and 341. Bring camera for photos with Santa. $5/person. $20 family maximum.
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Christmas bazaar: Dec. 3, 9 a.m.2 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 247 New Milford Turnpike.
Local Artists Crafts Group studio crafts sale event: Dec. 3-4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. At Banks Art Studio, 55 Tinker Hill Road. Features goods by local artisans Linda Banks, Celeste Bellemare, Don Turner, Kathy Kairowicz, Robin Sherwood-Armour, Rose Garbien and Cathy Sebetic.
New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Worship, 11-12:30 p.m. Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future dates: Nov. 30. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future dates: Nov. 25. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email email@example.com.
Flags of Valor exhibit: Runs through Dec. 3. On lawn of New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave.
Local Artists Crafts Group holiday sale: Nov. 25-27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street. Featuring works by Linda Banks, Cynthia Battista, Celeste Bellemare, Don Turner, Jan Lesnikoski, Reese Piper, Sean Kinney and Chris Doherty. Portion of sales benefits Animal Welfare Society, Inc. in New Milford.
Artisan craft show: Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Presented by historical society and museum at St. John’s Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Avenue.
Holiday bazaar: Nov. 26, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Presented by Reis Learning Center, ah Yoga and Twin Star Herbs at Reis Learning Center, 65 Bank St.
Run Santa Run: Nov. 26. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: Nov. 28, 3-4 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For parents and expectant parents 23 and under. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.
Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Nov. 28, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Charitable Pilates and yoga classes: Nov. 28 and Dec. 1, 6, 12, 14, 20 and 21. At Mind-Body Connection, 143 West St. In lieu of payment, bring dog and cat food, cash/check donations or other animals to benefit Animal Welfare Society, Inc. For more information, visit www.aws-shelter.org or www.mindbodyconnection.com.
“Story Time for Soldier’s Care Packages”: Nov. 29, 4-6 p.m. Presented by Girl Scout Troop 40212 at library, Main Street. Scouts will read Caldicot Award-winning books. Donations of baby wipes, pre-paid phone cards, drink mixes, gum, trail mix, playing cards, small non-perishables, socks, Chapstick, toiletries, books and any small items requested for soldier care packages. For more information and RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visits with state veteran service officer: Nov. 30, 9 a.m.-noon. VFW, Avery Road. For more information and appointments, call 203-805-6340.
“Civilian Conservations Corps” with Marty Podskoch: Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Dec. 1: with Scott Mulhare, CPA of Bakewell & Mulhare, LLC, 8 a.m. At United Bank Building, 19 Main St.
Bereavement Support Group: Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association, 68 Park Lane Road. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
“Sip & Stroll”: Dec. 2, 5 p.m. Sponsored by New Milford Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice. Check in at 19 Main St. or railroad station, Railroad Street, to receive a map, shopping bag and wine glass. $25 in advance. $30 at event. Tickets are available at Nutmeg Olive Oil on main Street, Bank Street Book Nook on Bank Street, at www.newmilfordvna.org/calendar or by calling 860-354-2216.
Old-fashioned holiday crafts program for children: Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-3069.
Goatboy Soaps open house: Dec. 3-4, 9-10, 16-17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Goatboy Soaps, 1 Murphy’s Way. For more information, call 860-350-0676.
Holiday bazaar: Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visits with Santa, noon-2 p.m. Presented by Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford at New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road.
Breakfast with Santa: Dec. 4, 8-11 a.m. Hosted by Sarah Noble Intermediate School Band Aides at SNIS, Sunny Valley Road. $5/person.
Christkindlmarkt: Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road.
Caregivers Support Group: Dec. 6 and 20, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Cookbook Book Club holiday cookie swap: Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Bring at least three dozen cookies. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Casey Carle’s Bubblemania show: Nov. 26, 1 p.m. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Roxbury holiday festival: Dec. 3, 2:30-5 p.m. Historic town barn behind senior center, South Street. Benefits Friends of the Roxbury Senior Center.
Book sale: Dec. 3, 5-9 p.m. Hodge Library, Route 67. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Dramatic reading of “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”: Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Book signing: Nov. 25, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Marilyn Singer, author of “Miss Muffet, or What Came After.”
Book reading and signing: Nov. 25, 6 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Daniel Bergner, author of “Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music and Family.”
Junior library offering: Nov. 26: “Casey Carle’s Bubblemania Show,” 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.
Program with Larry Kudlow: Nov. 27, 2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Author of “JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity.” For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
“Meet an Author for Lunch”: Nov. 30, noon. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Ann Korkeakivi, author of “Shining Sea” ($26) and Charlotte Rogan, author of “Now and Again” ($27). For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0525.
“Festival of Trees & Lights”: Dec. 2: cocktail party, 5-7 p.m. $20/person. Dec. 3: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.
Holiday boutique: Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hosted by New Fairfield/Sherman Animal Welfare Society at New Fairfield Senior Center, 33 Route 37, New Fairfield.
“Private Lives”: Fridays-Saturdays, Dec. 2-Jan. 7, 8 p.m., as well as Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. Also, gala performance, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23/adult. $18/student and military personnel with ID. $75/ticket for Dec. 31 performance. Free dress rehearsal for seniors, Dec. 1, 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can-night, Dec. 8, 8 p.m. For more information, call 860-350-6863.
“Life with Father”: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Dec. 2-17, 8 p.m., as well as Dec. 4, 11 and 18, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39. $22/adult. $11/child 12 and under. $11/student who pays cash at door and carries valid student ID. Half price night, Dec. 1, 8 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-3622.