Runs through July 29. Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-354-6397.
Juried presidents’ show: Opening reception, July 1, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Aug. 6. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit www.kentart.org.
“Spaces, Place and Faces: Encaustic Paintings” - works by Linda Petrocine: July 10-Aug. 31. Reception, July 8, 2-4 p.m. Library, Main Street.
Three-person show - paintings by Frank Frederico and photos by Susan Reinberg and Marc Isolda: Runs through July 2. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.
“An Expression of Spirit: Three Generations” - works by Philip de Vries, his father and grandfather: Runs through July 22. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
The Little Red Schoolhouse: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m. Gaylord Road. Free. Donations accepted. Schoolhouse was built in 1740 and used until 1967.
Merwinsville Hotel: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m. Brown’s Forge Road. Free. Hotel was built in 1843 and features authentically furnished station waiting room and museum of local memorabilia from early Gaylordsville families.
Brown’s Forge: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m. Brown’s Forge Road about 1/4-mile beyond Merwinsville Hotel. Free. Forge was built in 1871 and has original blacksmithing tools.
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.
Senior center offerings: July 6: breakfast club, 9 a.m. $5. July 6: bingo, 1 p.m. July 12: program on nutrition and hydration by Village Crest Center for Health & Rehabilitation. July 13: birthday social, 1 p.m. July 15: screening of “Live in Concert” from Atlantic City, plus dinner. $10. July 17: program about “What is Normal Aging” with Dr. Susann Varano, 1 p.m. July 29: patio party fundraiser, 4-7 p.m. $25 in advance. $30 at door. Mondays: line dancing, 11 a.m. Exercise, 11 am. Tuesdays: computer group, 10 a.m. appointments with municipal agent, 9 a.m.-noon or by appointment. Silver Needles, 1 p.m. VNA blood pressure, 1-2 p.m. (second Tuesday each month). Wednesdays: Tai Chi, 10:30 a.m. Fridays: poker, 10 a.m. yoga, 10:30 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m. Senior center, Hut Hill Road.
Tours of Merwinsville Hotel: Sundays, July 9-Aug. 20, 2-4 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel, 1 Browns Forge Road.
Book sale: July-August: Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. September-October hours to be announced. Library, Main Street.
Fourth of July bell-ringing ceremony: July 4, 1:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. bell ringing. Warren Community Center, 7 Sackett Hill Road.
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. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. At 25 Church St. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“TV Serial Dinners”: Saturdays, 4:30 p.m. and Wednesdays, 2 pm. Charter Public Access Channel 192. With Dee Biglin of New Milford.
Paradice Cruisers cruise night: Tuesdays, 5 p.m.-dusk. Between Panera Bread and Webster Bank at Litchfield Crossings, Route 7 South.
English Café: Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to adult ESL students. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Lions Club carnival: June 30, 6-10 p.m. $1/ride or $20/wristband for unlimited rides. July 1, 5-10 p.m. $1/ride or $25/wristband for unlimited rides. Young’s Field, Young’s Field Road.
Fourth of July celebration: July 1. Rain date, July 28. Festivities start at 5 p.m. Opening ceremony, 6:30 p.m. Music by The New Desperation, 7 p.m., at bandstand on Village Green. Fireworks, about 9:30 p.m., show off over Fort Hill/Still Meadow.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: July 6: with Marc Audette of Audette Electrical Services, 8 a.m. July 13: with Jennifer Birdseye, branch manager of Webster Bank in New Milford, 8 a.m. At 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
FRIENDS annual book sale: July 6: early birds, 9-10 a.m. $5. Free admission: July 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hosted by FRIENDS of New Milford Public Library at New Milford High School, Route 7 South.
Animal Welfare Society pet thrift shop: July 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road.
E-book Q&A: July 11, 11 a.m.-noon. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: July 11, 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: July 11,10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Pickin’ & Fiddlin’ Contest: July 8, 2 p.m. Rain date, July 9. Contestant registration starts at 12:30 p.m. At Hurlbut Park on Apple Lane. $10/adult. Free/child under 10. For more information, call 860-354-5921 or visit www.roxburyct.com.
Kick-off to summer reading and dedication of children’s patio: June 30, 6:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. Dedication and program with magician Justin Mazz. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-2455.
“Mirror Images” - works by Paula Sibrack Marian: Opening, July 9, 4-6 p.m. Runs through July. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East.
Stephen Reich Freedom Run 5K road race/walk: July 4. Registration, 8:30 a.m. Event, 9 a.m. Steep Rock Horse Ring.
Guided walks at Deer Pond Farm: July 1, 9 a.m. July 6, 8 a.m. July 29, 9 a.m. at Deer Pond Farm, 57 Wakeman Hill Road. Free/Connecticut Audubon Society member. $5/non-member. For more information and RSVP, call 860-799-4074.
Book signing: July 7, 10:30 a.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Stacy Lender, author of “City Mouse.”
“The Buzz of Beekeeping”: July 8, 2-4 p.m. Presented by Steep Rock Association at Macricostas Preserve parking lot, 124 Christian St. Wear boots and long-sleeved clothing and bring a veil and gloves to get up close and personal with the bees. For more information, visit http://www.steeprockassoc.org/programs-and-events or call 860-868-9131.
“Zombie Prom”: Fridays-Saturdays, July 14-Aug. 5, 8 p.m. as well as July 30, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $28/reserved seating. $23/student and military personnel with ID. Free preview for seniors, July 13, 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can night, July 20, 8 p.m. For more information, call 860-350-6863.
“Hair”: Fridays-Saturdays, June 30-July 29, as well as July 9 and 23, 2 p.m. and July 13 and 27, 8 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 South. $30/adult. $15/child. $15/student if he/she carries a valid student ID. For information and tickets, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.shermanplayers.org.