Published 12:00 am, Friday, July 7, 2017
Runs through July 29. Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-354-6397.
“Spaces, Place and Faces: Encaustic Paintings” - works by Linda Petrocine: July 10-Aug. 31. Reception, July 8, 2-4 p.m. Library, Main Street.
“The Founders of Kent: Starting from Scratch on the Colonial Frontier”: Opening, July 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Open weekends, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Seven Hearths, Route 7. For more information, call 860-927-4587.
Juried presidents’ show: 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.
Exhibit of works by Dennis William Stuart: Runs through Sept. 2. Library, Main Street.
“An Artist’s Eye on New Milford Art”: Opening reception, Sept. 15, 7-9 p.m. Runs through Oct. 15. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-355-3069.
“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.
“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.
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 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.
Kick-off event for Kent Affordable Housing construction project: July 14, 3 p.m. At Stuart Apartments, Maple Street.
“There She Goes: Two Travel Writers Tell Their Stories”: July 15, 2-4 p.m. Presented by library at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. With authors Lavinia Spalding and Marcia DeSanctis. For more information and RSVP, 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. 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.
Thanksgiving in July car, motorcycle and truck show: July 8, 5-9 p.m. Presented by Paradice Classic Cruisers and Union Savings Bank at Union Savings Bank, Route 202. Free/spectator. $10/exhibitor. Bring non-perishables.
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.
“Adulting 101” series: Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. July 11: “Bare Essential Cooking.” July 18: Financial Know-How.” Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, 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.
Grand re-opening reception for Gallery 25: July 15, 6-9 p.m. Gallery 25 at railroad station, Railroad Street.
Roast beef dinner: July 15, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.
Dedication of new Vietnam Veterans Memorial: July 15, 10 a.m. Village Green.
Book discussion group for science fiction readers: July 17. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
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.
Library offerings for children: July 8: “All About Bees,” 11:30 a.m. July 10: screening of “Pixar Short Films,” 4 p.m. July 15: “Speed Stacking,” 4:30 p.m. July 17: screening of “Fern Gully,” 4 p.m. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
“Famous Children’s Stories in a Musical Setting” free concert for families: July 8, 2 p.m. Presented by Sherman Chamber Ensemble and Sherman Library at library’s barn, 1 Sherman Center. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-5930.
Open house at Robbyn’s Nest Education Center: July 14, 4-6 p.m. Robbyn’s Nest, Route 37, Sherman Commons, Suite 2B. For more information, call 860-355-8989.
Word Weavers: July 15, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.
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.
“Got Stuff? Tips for Decluttering Your Home”: July 13, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Deidre Dolan Nesline. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Washington Green Fair: July 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. On the Washington Green. Features tag sale, food, jumpy houses, hayrides, silent auction and live auction.
“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 through 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 more information and tickets, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.shermanplayers.org.