Published 12:00 am, Thursday, October 5, 2017
Runs through Nov. 15. Library, 62 Main St. South.
Fall juried show: Runs through Oct. 9. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St.
“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.
“Here and There” - drawings and paintings by Marisabel Artieda: Opening reception, Oct. 7, 4-6 p.m. Runs through Nov. 12. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.
“An Artist’s Eye on New Milford Art”: 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.
Exhibit of New Milford Barn Quilt Trail paintings by Lorraine Ryan: Runs through November. Gallery 25 at railroad station, Railroad Street.
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: Runs through 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.
Bridgewater Grange meeting: Oct. 11, 7 p.m. At St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Main Street.
Senior center offerings: Oct. 12: Travel Club, 11 a.m. Oct. 16: movie night, 6 p.m. Oct. 16: New Milford VNA flu clinic, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Oct. 16: birthday social, 1 p.m. Senior center, Hut Hill Road.
Discussion of “Whispers in the Dark: Demonology, the Occult and the Metaphysical during the American Civil War”: Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. South.
Roast beef dinner: Oct. 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosted by Bridgewater Grange at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Main Street. $18/adult. $15/child 5-11 and senior over 65. Free/child under 5.
Fine arts and crafts show: Gala preview, Oct. 6, 6:30-9 p.m. $20/hotel member. $25/non-member. Show, Oct. 7-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $2. Merwinsville Hotel, 1 Browns Forge Road.
Turkey dinner: Oct. 14, 4:30-7 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, 687 Kent Road. $12/adult. $10/senior. $6/child. Free/child under 3.
Screening of “The Case for Christ”: Oct. 16, 6 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane.
Book sale: Runs through October. Library, Main Street. Call for hours. 860-927-3761.
Book discussion: Oct. 12: “A God in Ruins,” 5-6:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.
Harvest party to benefit Noah Blake Cabin: Oct. 14, 4-6 p.m. At Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road. $10/person. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3849 or visit http://noahblakecabin.org/history.
Historic hike to celebrate opening of Kent Mountain Preserve-Cobble Brook Vista Trail: Oct. 14, 9-11 a.m. Meet at Cobble Brook Vista Preserve, Studio Hill Circle. For more information or to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art show by Nicholas Edmondson: Oct. 8, 10 a.m. 273 New Milford Turnpike.
Wine and cheese market: Oct. 14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, Hopkins Road. $25. For more information, visit www.hopkinsvineyard.com.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Columbus Day Thrift Mart sale: Oct. 7 and 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thrift Mart, 146 Danbury Road.
NMUMC Fall Fair: Oct. 7, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road.
Fall cleanup community document shredding day: Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Presented by Rotary Club of New Milford in Lore’s Plaza, Route 7. $10/standard copy paper-type box. For more information, call 860-350-2225.
“Tuesday Coffee & Cookies with the Director”: Oct. 10, 11 a.m.-noon. Library, Main Street. With Director Sally Tornow.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: Oct. 10, 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: Oct. 10, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Free language learning resource Mango Languages classes: Oct. 11 and 25, 2-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
E-book Q&A sessions: Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-noon. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Oct. 12: with Richard Herrington of Nicholas Tobin & Associates, 8 a.m. Oct. 19: with Dorothyann Freifeld of Massage by Dorothyann, 8 a.m. 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
Haunted Trail: Oct. 13-14, 20-21, 6-10 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. $15. Tickets available in advance at Universe.com/scarrybrooke. Also available at the event.
Animal Welfare Society pet thrift shop: Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road.
Penny auction: Oct. 14, noon. Winners to be announced starting at 1:30 p.m. Hosted by Women’s Guild at St. Francis Xavier Church, Route 109. Must be present to win.
German night dinner: Oct. 14, 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road. $12/adult. $6/child 5-12. Free/child under 5.
Program with author Nan Rossiter for Celebrate Indie Author Day: Oct. 14, 11 a.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
“Second Saturday Stars”: kids’ program “Lights On, Stars Gone”: Oct. 14, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7.
Caregivers Support Group: Oct. 17, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Talk and book signing with Peter Vermilyea: Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution at New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. Author of “Wicked Litchfield County.” For more information, call 860-354-5129.
Poetry Book Club: Oct. 19: discussion of William Wordsworth, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. Pick up packets of poems the first week of the month. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Yoga classes: Tuesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. With Suzanne Fitch. Bring mat. $10/session. For more information, call 860-355-1978.
Program on developments in fashion in the 1930s: Oct. 12, 7 p.m. At Hodge Library, 4 North St. With Susan Jerome, costume and textile historian. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Blessing of the animals: Oct. 8, 1 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. Animals should be under the control of their owners at all times. Leashed, crated or otherwise secured domestic critters are invited. For more information, call 860-355-1978.
Early morning bird walks: Oct. 12, 17, 25 and 31, 8-11 a.m. Sponsored by Connecticut Audubon Society at Deer Pond, 57 Wakeman Hill Road. Free/CAS member. $5/non-member. For more information and RSVP, visit www.ctaudubon.org/deer-pond-farm or call 860-799-4074.
Screening of Charlie Chaplin film “The Immigrant”: Oct. 14, 1:30 p.m. Library, South Street.
“A Trip Around the World” music and food festival: Oct. 7, 1-3 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $20/member. $25/non-member. $5/child under 12. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-8050.
Word Weavers: Oct. 21, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.
Bazaar: Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Women’s Guild at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Route 47.
Washington Antiques & Design Show: Oct. 6-8. Washington Primary School, South Street. Preview party, Oct. 6, 6:30-9 p.m. Tickets start at $125. Tapas fiesta, Oct. 7, 5-7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $125. Show with free admission, Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information and tickets for either party, call 860-868-7586 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s library offerings: Oct. 7: paper flower craft, 1 p.m. Oct. 14: screening of “Captain Underpants,” 1 p.m. Oct. 21: pumpkin painting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring pumpkin; all other supplies provided. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.
Horse care clinic: Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-noon. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. $10. For more information, call 860-868-1960.
Meet and greet with Republican candidates: Oct. 12, 6-7 p.m. At library, Wykeham Road.
Women’s Saturday gathering: Oct. 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information and RSVP, call 8600868-2794 by Oct. 11.
Lecture series exploring literature, politics and culture in the U.S. through short stories: 10 a.m. Oct. 16: Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper.” Library, Wykeham Road. With Mark Scarbrough, scholar on 19th Century American literature. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Washington Montessori School information session: Oct. 18: “Montessori 101,” 8:45 a.m. Washington Montessori School, Route 202. For more information, call 860-868-0551.
“I Do! I Do!”: Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., through Oct. 22, as well as Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $28/reserved seat. $23/military personnel and students with valid ID. For more information and tickets, call 860-350-6863.
“Dark of the Moon”: Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., through Oct. 15, as well as Oct. 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. For more information, call 860-354-3622.