Botanical watercolors by Adrienne Caruso:

Sept. 2-30. Reception, Sept. 17, 3-5 p.m. Library, 62 Main St. South.

Members 2 Show: Runs through Sept. 4. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit

“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.

Exhibit of photography by Rachael Wright: Sept. 5-Nov. 11. Library, Main Street.

“A Point of Departure” - works by Katie Re Scheidt: Runs through Sept. 9. Library, South Street.

Exhibit of works by Lorraine Ryan: Sept. 1-Oct. 1. Wine tasting opening reception, Sept. 2, 1-4 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East.

Senior Art Show: Runs through Oct. 13. Hosted by Sherman Commission on the Aging at library, Sherman Center.

Exhibit of New England landscapes by Heather Scofield: 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: 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.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer concert: 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.

Two Towns Tabletop Game Club: First Wednesday of each month, 6 p.m. and second Saturday of each month, 2 p.m. New Milford Public Library, Main Street. Third and fourth Wednesday each month, 6 p.m. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. South, Bridgewater. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Friends of the Library meeting: Sept. 12, 11 a.m. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. South.

Potluck meeting and guest speaker: Sept. 8. 6-8:15 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel, 1 Browns Forge Road. Bring casserole, salad or dessert to share.

Book sale: Runs through October. Library, Main Street. Call for hours. 860-927-3761.

Book signing with C. W. Goodyear: Sept. 2, 2-3 p.m. House of Books, 10 N. Main St. Co-author of “One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams.”

Book signing with Chaira Barzini: Sept. 2, 4-6 p.m. Hosted by House of Books at James Barron Gallery, Kent Barns Complex. Author of “Things That Happened Before the Earthquake.”

Program about 500 million years of local natural history: Sept. 9, 2 p.m. Co-sponsored by library and Housatonic Valley Association at town hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard. With artist and author Charles Raskob Robinson and Tim Abbott. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.

Paradice Cruisers cruise night: Tuesdays, 5 p.m.-dusk. Between Panera Bread and Webster Bank at Litchfield Crossings, Route 7 South.

Screening of “The Wizard of Oz”: Sept. 1 at dark, about 8 p.m. Rain date, Sept. 8. Harrybrooke Park and Harden House Museum, off Still River Drive. Donations welcome but not required. Limited to 300 people. Tickets not available in advance.

Road rally, 15-mile bike tour and 5K: Sept. 2, 11 a.m. Rain date, Sept. 3. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $15 at or at center day of event.

Oktoberfest: Sept. 2-3, 1-10 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $10/adult. Free/child under 12.

“Comedy for a Cause” - comedy night to benefit Jellen family: Sept. 3, 8:30 p.m. At Thompson’s Restaurant, Route 7 North. $25 in advance and $30 at door.

Free mental health first aid certificate training course: Sept. 5 and 7, 5:30-9:0 p.m. At The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit

Caregivers Support Group: Sept. 6 and 20, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Program with author Sherry Horton: Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Author of “Witness Chair.” For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Sept. 7: with Jennifer Gattie of EverBank, 8 a.m. Sept. 14: with Steve Kolitz of United Alarm, Inc., 8 a.m. At 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.

VFW clam bake: Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. VFW, Avery Road. $40.

Animal Welfare Society pet thrift shop: Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road.

“Still River Jam”: Sept. 9, 2-6 p.m. Harrybrooke Park & Harden House Museum, off Still River Drive. Live music with Shot Down, a country tribute band, food and drinks, and vendors. $20/person. Advance tickets at come with a drink ticket.

Spaghetti dinner: Sept. 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road. $12/adult. $10/senior. $4/child 6-12. Free/child under 5. $25/family maximum.

“Wings of Hope,” memorial butterfly release: Sept. 10, 1-3 p.m. Hosted by New Milford VNA & Hospice at Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. Inspirational messages, music, butterfly release, face painting, displays, refreshments and more. Butterflies, $25-$1,000. For more information and to sponsor a butterfly, call 860-354-2216 by Sept. 1.

“Tuesday Coffee & Cookies with the Director”: Sept. 12, 1-2 p.m. Oct. 10, 11 a.m.-noon. Library, Main Street. With Director Sally Tornow.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: Sept. 12 and 26. 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: Sept. 12, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Book sale: Sept. 8, 6-8 p.m. Sept. 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 10, noon-5 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.

“Saturn and NASA’s Epic Cassini Spacecraft”: Sept. 7, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Dennis Williamson of the Litchfield Hills Astronomy Club. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Program with author, journalist, documentary filmmaker and multiple Peabody and Emmy Award-winning producer Chris Whipple: Sept. 10, 2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Discussion and signing of Whipple’s book “The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency.”

Program exploring literature, politics and culture in the U.S. through short stories: 10 a.m. Sept. 11: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “My Kinsman, Major Molineux.” Library, Wykeham Road. With Mark Scarbrough, scholar on 19th Century American literature. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.