Botanical watercolors by Adrienne Caruso:

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

“Composition Contrast Color” - works by Juan J. Moreno: Runs through Oct. 31. Reception, Oct. 21, 3-6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP to reception, call 860-927-3761.

“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 Wendy Costa and Barbara Marks: Runs through Oct. 1. Smithy Loft Gallery, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.

“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.

Exhibit of photography by Rachael Wright: Runs through Nov. 11. Library, Main Street.

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

“Reflective Abstraction” - photography by Paul Doherty: Opening reception, Sept. 16, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Oct. 28. Library, South Street.

Exhibit of works by Lorraine Ryan: Runs through Oct. 1. 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.

“Fabric Meditations [on] Our Island Home” - works by Angela Suter Liptack: Sept. 16-Oct. 28. Artist talk and reception, Oct. 14, noon-2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road.

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.

Little Britches fundraiser: Sept. 16, 6-10 p.m. At pavilion, Sarah Sanford Road East, Bridgewater. With music by Hazzard County, dancing, silent auction and food catered by WIndover BBQ & Catering of Newtown. $50. For more information and RSVP, call 203-598-2595 or visit

Senior center offerings: 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.

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.

Book Club: Sept. 18: discussion of “The Invention of Nature” Alexander von Humbolt’s New World” by Andrea Wulf, 7 p.m. Oct. 16: discussion of “Magpie Murders” by Anthony Horowitz, 7 p.m. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. South.

Merwinsville Hotel Restoration potluck meeting: Sept. 8. Appetizers, 6-6:30 p.m. Dinner, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Program with New Milford Public Library Director Sally Tornow, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Merinwsville Hote, 1 Brown’s Forge Road. Bring casserole, salad or dessert to share.

Fall flea market: Sept. 24, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Firemen’s Ball Field, Route 7.

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

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.

Book discussion: Sept. 14, “Regeneration” by Pat Barker, 5-6:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.

Family program: a night sky walk: Sept. 16, 8-9 p.m. Hosted by Steep Rock Association at Macricostas Preserve, 124 Christian St. For more information, call 860-868-9131, and to register, visit

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. Future gatherings: Sept. 10, 17 and 24. Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future gatherings: Sept. 13, 20 and 27. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future gatherings: Sept. 8 and 22. Movie screening: Sept. 23, 12:30-1:30 p.m. for children and 2-3 p.m. for adults and families. National Back to Church Sunday: Sept. 17, 11 a.m. Tag sale: Sept. 22-24, noon-4 p.m. At 25 Church St. For more information, email

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.

“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.

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

Animal Welfare Society pet thrift shop: Sept. 9 and Oct. 14, 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.

“Experiencing the Great American Eclipse 2017”: Sept. 9, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For more information, visit

“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.

9/11 memorial ceremony: Sept. 11. Gather at 8 a.m. Apparatus bell will toll at 8:46 a.m. Patriots Way, railroad station.

“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.

Rescue Candlewood Mountain meeting: Sept. 12, 7 p.m. At St. John’s Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: Sept. 12 and 26, 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: Sept. 12 and 26, 10 a.m., 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

AARP meeting: Sept. 13, noon. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road. Meeting to focus on renewing membership and accepting new members. Bring AARP card and $5 dues.

“Pudd’nheads: Childhood in Colonial America”: Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Velya Jancz-Urban. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

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

Fall celebration: Sept. 16, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Rain date, Sept. 17. Hosted by Weanitnoge Heritage Land Trust at Smyrski Farm, across from 238 Merryall Road.

Roast beef dinner: Sept. 16. 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.

Music by Kuti Sandor Orchestra: Sept. 17, 2 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $25.

Caregivers Support Group: Sept. 19 and Oct. 3 and 17. , 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.

Program on geological history of Mine Hill Preserve: Sept. 17, 2 p.m. Presented by Roxbury Land Trust at town hall, Route 67. With John Smoliga, Ph.D., a senior principal scientist in the Material and Analytical Sciences Department at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals.

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.

Word Weavers: Sept. 16, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.

Housatonic Heritage Walk 2017, hike and program: Sept. 17, 10 a.m. Co-sponsored by Warren Land Trust and Warren Historical Society at Above All State Park. For more information, including directions, and RSVP, email or

HORSE volunteer day: Sept. 9, 9 a.m.-3p.m. Rain date, Sept. 10. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road.

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.”

Lecture series exploring literature, politics and culture in the U.S. through short stories: 10 a.m. Sept. 11: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “My Kinsman, Major Molineux.” Sept. 18: Herman Melville’s “Bartleby the Scrivener.” Library, Wykeham Road. With Mark Scarbrough, scholar on 19th Century American literature. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Washington Green Cemetery Tour volunteer orientation: Sept. 12, 6 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Annual macroinvertebrate sampling effort: Sept. 16, 1-2:30 p.m. At Steep Rock Preserve, 2 Tunnel Road. For more information and registration, visit or call 860-868-9131.

“I Do! I Do!”: Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Sept. 22-Oct. 22, as well as Oct. 1, 22 at 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $28/reserved seat. $23/military personnel and students with valid ID. Free dress rehearsal for senior citizens, Sept. 21, 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can-night, Sept. 28, 8 p.m. For more information and tickets, call 860-350-6863.

“Dark of the Moon”: Fridays-Saturdays, Sept. 22- Oct. 15, 8 p.m., as well as Oct. 1, 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $24/adult. $12/child 12 and under. $12/student who carries valid student ID. $12/Sept. 21 for half price night. For more information, call 860-354-3622.