“New Diversions” - works by Kathy Barlow: Runs through Jan. 28. Library, 62 Main St. South. For more information, call 860-354-6937.


“Landscapes” - exhibit of works by Beth Carlson: Runs through Feb. 28. Reception, Jan. 21, 2:30-4 p.m. Library, Main Street.


Exhibit of works by Tom Hlas: Runs through Feb. 19. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St.


Exhibit of works by Chris Manning and Kerri Gaudelli: Runs through Jan. 30. Reception with artist, Jan. 12, 6:30-8 p.m. Edward J. Duffy Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue. Hours:

Exhibit of works by Richard Stalter of Gaylordsville: Runs through Feb. 4. Library, Main Street.

“Candlewood Lake and Its Impact on New Milford”: Ongoing. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. Hours: Tuesdays-Fridays and Sundays, noon-3 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-3069.


Works by Cynthia O’Connor: Runs through February. McKinney and Doyle Restaurant, Charles Coleman Boulevard, Pawling, N.Y. For more information, call 845-855-3875.


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.



Free concert series: Jan. 29: concert with violinist Heather Haughn, cellist Melissa Morgan and pianist Laurel Larsen, 3 p.m. March 5: concert with trumpeter Jens Larsen and pianist Laurel Larsen, 3 p.m. April 23: program of music with flutist Wendy Deplechain, clarinetist Enid Blount Press and pianist Laurel Larsen, 3 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue.


“Jamboree at JCC”: Jan. 28, 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.

Special Events


Senior Center events: Mondays: line dancing, 11 a.m. Tuesdays: Computer Group, 10 a.m. Visits with municipal agent, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Silver Needles, 1 p. m. VNA blood pressure screening, 1-2 p. m. Wednesdays: Tai Chi, 10:30 a.m. Mahjongg, 1 p.m. Thursdays: coffee hour, 10:30 a.m. Fridays: poker, 10 a.m. Chair yoga, 10:30 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m. Senior center, Hut Hill Road.


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


“Planting the Year-Round Pollinator Garden”: Jan. 28, 2 p.m. Hosted by library at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. With Karen Bussolini, a widely-published garden photographer, speaker, writer, NOFA-Accredited Organic Land Care Professional and eco-friendly garden coach. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.


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. Future gatherings: Jan. 22 (none Jan. 29). Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future gatherings: Jan. 25. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future gatherings: Jan. 27. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

“TV Serial Dinners”: Saturdays, 4:30 p.m. and Wednesdays, 2 pm. Charter Public Access Channel 192. With Dee Biglin of New Milford.

Roast beef dinner: Jan. 21, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

Studio D winter showing: Jan. 21, 6 p.m. 19 Main, Main Street. $5/person. $10/family.

Celebration of new pastor installation: Jan. 22, 10 a.m. Northville Baptist Church, 9 Little Bear Hill Road.

POW/MIA bell-ringing ceremony: Jan. 22. Gather, 11:45 a.m. Ceremony, noon. Hosted by Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Connecticut Forget-Me-Nots at St. Francis Xavier parish center, Elm Street. Bring handbell.

“Understanding Challenging Behaviors in Young Children”: Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m. Snow date, Jan. 30. Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road. A Parents as Partners presentation by Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center. For more information and RSVP, visit www.cpacinc.org/upcoming -events. To arrange for child care, call 860-354-2654 and ask to speak to Beth or Linda.

“Tuesday Coffee & Cookies with the Director”: Jan. 24, 1-2 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Director Sally Tornow.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: Jan. 24. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 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: Jan. 24, 10 a.m. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Homemade body scrub workshop with the Grounded Goodwife: Jan. 26, 7 p.m. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. With Ehris Urban and Velya Jancz Urban. $20. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-3069.

Book club about military history: Jan. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Fourth Thursday each month, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Led by Gerard Monaghan. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Jan. 26: with David Febrraio of Structured Home Solutions Audio/Video, 8 a.m. Feb. 2: with Donald Hicks of North Sky Photography, 8 a.m. At United Bank Building, 19 Main St.

Maxx offerings: Jan. 27: sixth-grade Winter Wonderland event, 6:30-9 p.m. $9. The Maxx, Railroad Street.

Winter market: Jan. 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Catherine E. Lillis Administration Building at 50 East St.

“Mental Health First Aid” course: Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Valerie English Cooper of Mental Health Connecticut.

Bereavement Support Group: Feb. 2 and 16, 6:30 p.m. Meets first and third Thursday each month, 6:30 p.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association, 68 Park Lane Road. For more information, call 860-354-2216.


Tai Chi: Thursdays, 3 p.m., through Feb. 9. Library, South Street. $5/participant. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

“Rocks and Minerals”: Jan. 21, 11:30 a.m. Library, South Street. For more information and registration, call 860-350-2181.

“An Introduction to Single Lens Reflex Digital Photography” with Ron DiLaurenzio: Jan. 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 4, 10 a.m.-noon. Library, South Street. For more information and registration, visit www.minormemoriallibrary.org and click on the “Events” page. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Tea and cookies: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Library, South Street.


Family game night: Jan. 29, 3-4:30 p.m. Robbyn’s Nest Education Center, Route 37, Sherman Commons, Suite 2B. For more information, call 860-355-8989.


Winter survival walk: Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p. m. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. $15/non-member. $12/member. $8/child.

Five-week health initiative: Jan. 25: yoga with Anne Hungerford, time to be announced. ahYoga, 168 New Milford Turnpike (Route 202), New Preston. Feb. 2: “Bootcamp” with Deb Andrews, 7 p.m. Town hall, Bryan Plaza. For more information, call Washington Parks & Recreation at 860-868-1519.

“The Fine Art of Printmaking in Connecticut: Weir, Arms, Balthazar & Kappel” slide show and lecture: Feb. 2, 6:30 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 9. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

After School Art Program (ASAP) workshops: Registration for a variety of classes ongoing. At various locations in Region 12 school district. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0740 or visit www.afterschoolartsprogram.org.



Auditions for “Animal Farm”: Jan. 29-30, 7-9 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. For more information, email the director at krs66@charter.net.


Auditions for “The House of Blue Leaves”: Jan. 30-31, 6:30-8 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North.