Published 12:00 am, Friday, October 13, 2017
Runs through Nov. 15. 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.
“Here and There” - drawings and paintings by Marisabel Artieda: 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.
“Reflective Abstraction” - photography by Paul Doherty: Runs through Oct. 28. Library, South 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.
Music by Charm City Exiles: Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. The Abbey, 132 Danbury Road.
Music by the Blue Yodels: Oct. 13, 8 p.m. Thompson’s Restaurant, 300 Kent Road. Oct. 14, 7 p.m. Italia Mia, 223 Danbury Road.
Music by The Original Milk Bottle: Oct. 13, 9 p.m. Fast Eddie’s Billiards Café, 46 Old State Road. $5.
Music by Rocco: Oct. 17, 7 p.m. Zaragoza, 31 Bank St.
Music by LT Maroon: Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. Amore, 1 Route 37.
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.
Senior center offerings: 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. Oct. 19: Oktober Fest Lunch, noon. $10. Oct. 21: Program on genealogy by the Bridgewater Historical Society, 1 p.m. Mondays: line dancing, 11 a.m. Tuesdays: time with municipal agent, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Computer group, 10 a.m. Silver Needles, 1 p.m. NMVNA blood pressure check (second Tuesday of each month), 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays: Tai Chi, 10:30 a.m. Mahjohnng, 1 p.m. Thursdays: special events. Fridays: poker, 10 a.m. Yoga, 10:30 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m. Senior center, Hut Hill 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.
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 email@example.com.
Book signings: Oct. 14: with Amanda Glover, also known as Amanda Bakes, author of “Sweetie Bake Your Day,” 2-3 p.m. Oct. 21: with Kristi Carlson, author of “Eat Like a Gilmore,” 1-3 p.m. House of Books, 10 North Main 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. Future gatherings: Oct. 15 and 22 (not Oct. 29). Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future gatherings: Oct. 18 and 25. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future gatherings: Oct. 13 and 27. At 25 Church St. Movie screening: Oct. 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. for children. 2-3:30 p.m. for families and children. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Flu shots: By appointment or Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association, 68 Park Lane Road. Bring insurance card. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
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.
Screening of “The Case of Christ” to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims: Oct. 14, 7 p.m. Riverview Baptist Church, 126 Kent Road.
“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.
Concert with The Westgate Chamber Ensemble: Oct. 15, 3 p.m. At St. John’s Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue. Bring non-perishable food items to benefit Loaves and Fishes Hospitality House.
Northville Residents’ Association meeting: Oct. 15, 2 p.m. At The Silo, Upland Road. Some candidates vying for a seat during the municipal election will be in attendance. Also includes brief association business meeting, election of directors and presentation of Agnes and Samuel Knowles Award for Outstanding Community Service.
Caregivers Support Group: Oct. 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.
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.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Oct. 19: with Dorothyann Freifeld of Massage by Dorothyann, 8 a.m. 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
Poetry Book Club: Oct. 19: discussion of William Wordsworth, 6 p.m. Nov. 30: discussion of Sylvia Plath, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. Pick up packets of poems the first week of the month. For more information and RSVP, call 860-3355-1191.
“Flashdance, A Throwback to the 1980s”: Oct. 20, 7-11 p.m. Presented by Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce at 19 Main venue, 19 Main St. Guests are encouraged to wear 1980s attire. Music by One Plug Entertainment. $45 ticket includes light appetizers and two drink tickets. For people 21 and older only. For more information and tickets, visit www.newmilford-chamber/flashdance or buy tickets at the door.
Roast beef dinner: Oct. 21. 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.
“Creativity: Where it Comes From and Where it Can Go” workshop: Oct. 22, 3-4:30 p.m. Hosted by After School Arts Program at Makery Coworking, Bank Street. With Michael Moschen, world-renowned visionary performing artist. $25. For more information and tickets, visit asapmm.eventbrite.com or call 860-868-0740.
“Help! My Child is Struggling in School” Parents as Partners program: Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. Presented by Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center at Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road. Registration is required by visiting https://tinyurl.com/ycg8gckr. For more information, call 860-354-2654.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: Oct. 24. 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: Oct. 24, 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.
Free language learning resource Mango Languages classes: Oct. 25, 2-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
VFW session with state veteran service officer: Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-noon. Meets fourth Wednesday of each month, 9 a.m.-noon. VFW, Avery Road. With Peter DiMaria. For more information and an appointment, call 203-805-6340.
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.
Screening of Charlie Chaplin film “The Immigrant”: Oct. 14, 1:30 p.m. Library, South Street.
Early morning bird walks: Oct. 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.
Beet festival: Oct. 14-15, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East.
Word Weavers: Oct. 21. Meets third Saturday each month, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.
Children’s library offerings: 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. Oct. 28: Halloween costume party and parade, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.
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.
Book signing: Oct. 14, 3 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Litchfield County resident, television legend and notable author Alan Shayne, author of “Finding Sylvia.”
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 sessions: Oct. 18: “Montessori 101,” 8:45 a.m. Nov. 4: “The Voyage,” half-day program allowing participants to experience each grade level, 8:30-noon. Washington Montessori School, Route 202. For more information, call 860-868-0551.
Free screening of “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age”: Oct. 19, 7 p.m. At Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0551, ext. 2161.
“Forest Bathing with a Forester: An Exploration in Nature”: Oct. 21, noon-3 p.m. Co-hosted by Steep Rock Association and Lake Waramaug Association. Meet at Steep Rock riding ring, 2 Tunnel Road. For more information and RSVP, http://www.steeprockassoc.org/programs-and-events or calling 860-868-9131.
“Amadeus in Retrospect” - program about Wolfgang Mozart: Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586 or visit www.gunnlibrary.org.
Western Connecticut Bird Club meeting: Oct. 19, 7:15 p.m. At Hearth, 655 Main St. South, Southbury. Includes meeting and program with artist, photographer, entrepreneur and commissioner of arts, culture and tourism for the City of New Haven Lesley Roy.
“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. 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.