Botanical watercolors by Adrienne Caruso:

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

Fall juried show: Opening reception, Sept. 16, 2 p.m. Runs through Oct. 9. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St.

Book signing and program: Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With author, filmmaker and educator Tom Shachtman, author of “How the French Saved America: Soldiers, Sailors Diplomats, Luis XVI and the Success of a Revolution” For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

“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.

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.

Exhibit of photography by Rachael Wright: Runs through Nov. 11. 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.

“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.

“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.

Musical program with Tom Do Brasil: Sept. 16, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $20. For more information and tickets, visit

“Jamboree at JCC”: Sept. 23, 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.

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

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.

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.

“The First Great Awakening: Fervor and Ferment”: Sept. 17, 2 p.m. Sponsored by Kent Historical Society at Kent town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. With guest speaker Thomas Key. Free/historical society member. $5/non-member. For more information, call 860-927-4587 or visit

Connecticut Antique Machinery Association fall festival: Sept. 22-24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (Route 7).

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. 17 and 24. Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future gatherings: Sept. 20 and 27. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future gatherings: Sept. 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.

POW/MIA candlelight service: Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by POW/MIA Connecticut Forget-Me-Nots at St. Francis Xavier Parish Center, Elm Street.

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.

Western Connecticut Stock Traders Club: Sept. 18, 7 p.m. At The Makery, Bank Street.

Caregivers Support Group: Sept. 19 and Oct. 3 and 17. , 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

“Medicare Health Plan Options”: Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

“Painting from Your Heart” adult bereavement painting class: Sept. 21, 1-3 p.m. NMVNA & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road. $30 for materials. For more information and registration, call 860-354-2216.

“Funny for Funds” comedy fundraiser: Sept. 22. Doors open, 7 p.m. Show, 8 p.m. Hosted by Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford at Fast Eddie’s, 46 Old State Road. $25. For more information and tickets, call 844-924-6600 or 203 788 1696 or email

Open Farm Day: Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. At Sunny Valley Preserve, 8 Sunny Valley Lane.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day: Sept. 23, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. At John Pettibone School, Pickett District Road. Open to residents of New Milford, Sherman, Bridgewater, Roxbury, Warren, Washington, Kent and Brookfield. Proof of residency is required. For more information, call 860-355-6035.

Poker run, pig roast, and bike and car show: Sept. 23. Poker run, 9 a.m. Pig roast, 1-5 p.m. Hosted by Iron Law at VFW, Avery Road. $25/person.

USBands home competition: Sept. 23, 6 p.m. At New Milford High School, Route 7 South. $10/adult. $5/student, senior and faculty.

Walk a Mile for a Meal: Sept. 24, 1-2 p.m. Begins at Big Y in Veterans Plaza, Route 7, and concludes at New Milford Food Bank, Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-6079.

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

VFW session with state veteran service officer: Sept. 27, 9 a.m.-noon. VFW, Avery Road. With Peter DiMaria. For more information and an appointment, call 203-805-6340.

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.

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

Raspberry festival: Sept. 16-17, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. $5/plate of food. Music each day from 1-4 p.m.

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

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.

Lecture series exploring literature, politics and culture in the U.S. through short stories: 10 a.m. Sept. 18: Herman Melville’s “Bartleby the Scrivener.” Sept. 25: Bret Harte’s “The Outcasts of Poker Flat.” Library, Wykeham Road. With Mark Scarbrough, scholar on 19th Century American literature. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

“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.