Runs through July 29. Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-354-6397.
Student interpretation of squash art: Aug. 1-26. Reception, Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-noon. Library, 62 Main St. South.
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.
“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.
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.
Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert series: Aug. 11: “Masterworks of the Piano Trio,” 8 p.m. Sept. 1, 8 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, intersection of routes 7 and 341. $30/general admission. $25/student and senior. Free/child 15 and under who is accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-5930.
Edwin Kinkade Concert series:
Aug. 5: The Crossbones, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12: Songhorse, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19: the Sonny Carroll Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26: Terra Coda, 7:30 p.m. Village Green. Bring blanket and/or lawn chair..
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.
Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert series: Aug. 12: “Masterworks of the Piano Trio,” 8 p.m. Sept. 2, 8 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, Route 39. $30/general admission. $25/student and senior. Free/child 15 and under who is accompanied by a paying adult. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-5930.
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.
Tours of Merwinsville Hotel: Sundays through 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.
Sidewalk Festival: Aug. 3-6. Downtown Kent. For more information, visit www.kentct.com or call 860-592-0061.
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.
Tag sale: July 28-30, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave.
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.
Fireworks: July 28, full dark. Shot off over Fort Hill/Still Meadow. Rescheduled from Fourth of July.
Caregivers Support Group: Aug. 1 and 15, 10 a.m. Meets first and third Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Lecture/book signing with Bibi Gaston: Aug. 2, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Author of “Gifford Pinchot and the First Foresters: The Untold Story of the Brave Men and Women Who Launched the American Conservation Movement.” For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Aug. 3: with Michael Giacona of Full Circle Promos, LLC, 8 a.m. Aug. 10: with Donald Hicks of North Sky Photography, 8 a.m. Aug. 17: with Dave Seegers of Hudson Valley Preservation, 8 a.m. Meets at 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
Annual jazz picnic: Aug. 6, 3 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. For more information, visit www.merryallcenter.org.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: Aug. 8 and 22. 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: Aug. 8 and 22,10 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.
Multimedia and introduction to indigenous music: Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Communication-skills workshop tailored for college students preparing to return in the fall: Aug. 10, 6-8:30 p.m. Makery Coworking, 20 Bank St. With Tony Vengrove. $125. Includes assessment profile, interaction guide and pizza dinner. For more information and RSVP, email email@example.com.
Animal Welfare Society pet thrift shop: Aug. 12, Sept. 9 and Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road.
Connecticut Clay Artists show and sale: Opening reception, Aug. 12, 4-7 p.m. Open Fridays through Sundays, noon-5 p.m. at Gallery 25, railroad station, Railroad Street.
New Milford Art Walk: Aug. 12, 1-5 p. m. Downtown New Milford. Maps of participating artists and businesses will be available at the New Milford Art Depot, 11 Railroad St.
“Second Saturday Stars” - “Solar Eclipses and the Great American Eclipse of 2017”: Aug. 12, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South.
“Shade Revealed: How to Save Success in Low Light”: Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With master gardener Amy Ziffer. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Roast beef dinner: Aug. 19. Regularly held third Saturday each month, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.
Library offering for children: 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.
“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.
Tag sale: July 28, 5-8 p.m. July 29, 8-11 a.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road.
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. Aug. 14: “Twelfth Night” (1995), 1 p.m. Aug. 21: “Richard III” (1995), 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.
Story walk for families: Aug. 6, 10-11 a.m. Co-sponsored by Steep Rock Association and Gunn Memorial Library at Macricostas Preserve, 124 Christian St. For more information and RSVP, visit http://www.steeprockassoc.org/programs-and-events or call the office at 860-868-9131.
“On the Paths of Genius: Finding Frederick Law Olmsted in Connecticut”: Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With David Leff, local author, poet historian and past recipient of the Olmsted Scholars Award. 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, 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.