Published 3:02 am, Friday, July 21, 2017
Runs through July 29. Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-354-6397.
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.
“Spaces, Place and Faces: Encaustic Paintings” - works by Linda Petrocine: Runs through Aug. 31. Library, Main Street.
“The Founders of Kent: Starting from Scratch on the Colonial Frontier”: Open weekends, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Through October. Seven Hearths, Route 7. For more information, call 860-927-4587.
Exhibit of works by Dennis William Stuart: Runs through Sept. 2. Library, Main Street.
“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.
“A Point of Departure” - works by Katie Re Scheidt: Opening reception, July 29, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Sept. 9. Library, South Street.
“Mirror Images” - works by Paula Sibrack Marian: Runs through July. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East.
Exhibit of New England landscapes by Heather Scofield: Opening reception, July 29, noon-2 p.m. Runs through Sept. 9. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.
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.
Music by Sub-Urban: July 22, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, 8 Chapel Hill Road. $10 in advance and $15 at door.
Benny Carter tribute concert: July 29, 8 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $35/member, $40/non-member and $15/student in advance. Ticket prices will increase by $5 at door. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.
“Jamboree at JCC”: July 22, 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.
Washington Friends of Music concert festival: July 28 and Aug. 4 and 11, 5:30 p.m. At the meetinghouse on the town Green. Featuring New Baroque Soloists. $20/first-time guest. $10/student. $25 in advance or $30 at door. $90/four-concert package. For more information, call 860-868-9174.
Senior center offerings: 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.
Antique engine show: July 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road. Free admission. For more information, visit www.ctamachinery.com.
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.
Tag sale: Aug. 5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by New Preston Women’s Club at community house, 27 Church St.
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.
Summer tag sale: July 22, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road.
“Love for Lauren” honoring the late Lauren Dibiase: July 22, 4-8 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. Includes tree planting, memorial walk, music, yoga and food. $25/person. $10/child. For more information, call 860-799-6520 or visit www.harrybrookepark.org.
“Big Jeep Thing” and car show: July 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. Open to Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge and Ram vehicles, and vehicles 1980 and older. Free admission. Discounted advance online registration is available at www.wemoresonline.com. For more information, visit www.Harrybrookepark.org or call 860-799-6520.
“A Parent’s Guide to Social Media”: July 24, 2-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: July 25, 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 25,10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Two-part program about Instagram: July 26, 2-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: July 27: with Marc Audette of Audette Electrical Services, Inc., 8 a.m. Aug. 3: with Michael Giacona of Full Circle Promos, LLC, 8 a.m. Meets at 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
Tag sale: Preview, July 27, 6-8 p.m. Sale, July 28-30, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave.
Book club about military history: July 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Led by Gerard Monaghan. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
E-book Q&A: July 27, 11 a.m.-noon. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Village Fair Days: July 28-29, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Village Green.
Caregivers Support Group: Aug. 1 and 15, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Library offerings for children: July 22: “Caravan Puppets,” 4:30 p.m. July 24: “The Brave Little Toaster,” 4 p.m. July 29: “Clay Creations,” 4:30 p.m. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Sunset Celebration: Aug. 5, 6-8 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury Land Trust at Gavel Family Farm Preserve on Dorothy Diebold Lane, near the intersection of Router 317. Bring picnic, and blankets or lawn chairs. For more information, call 860-350-4148.
“Around the World with Animal Embassy”: July 21, 2:30-5:30 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. $15/member. $20/non-member. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.
“Harry Potter” event: tri-wizard tournament: July 30, 2-3:30 p.m. Robbyn’s Nest, Route 37, Sherman Commons, Suite 2B. For more information, call 860-355-8989.
Blood drive in memory of Julia Malsin: Aug. 5, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Holy Trinity Church, Sherman Center. To make an appointment, call 800-733-2767.
Guided walks at Deer Pond Farm: 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.
HORSE volunteer day: July 29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road.
Book signing with Sharyn Gale: July 29, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Sharyn Gale, author of “Imagining Molly.”
“A Life in Parts - A Conversation with Actor John Douglas Thompson”: July 30, 2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Screening and discussion on film adaptations of William Shakespeare’s plays: July 31: “Hamlet” (1948), 1 p.m. Aug. 7: “Henry V” (1989), 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.
“Smart but Scattered? Helping Your Child Reach Their Full Educational Potential”: Aug. 3, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
“Zombie Prom”: Fridays-Saturdays through 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. For more information, call 860-350-6863.
“Hair”: Fridays-Saturdays through July 29, as well as July 23, 2 p.m. and July 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.