Published 12:00 am, Friday, February 2, 2018
Opening reception, Feb. 4, 2-4 p.m. Runs through March 31. Library, 62 Main St. South. For more information, call 860-354-6937.
Works by Carol T. Moore: Runs through Feb. 18. Artist’s reception, Jan. 14, 3-5 p.m. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003 or visit www.thesmithystore.com.
Exhibit of photographs by Ray Kwiatkoski: Runs through March 31. Library, Main Street.
“Art of Imagined Landscapes” - paintings by Alissa Morabito: Feb. 3-March 17. Library, Wykeham Road.
Live Irish music: Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. Bull’s Bridge Inn, 333 Kent Road. For more information, email email@example.com.
Concert to benefit Loaves and Fishes: Feb. 4, 3 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue. With percussionist Dr. Greg Haynes, pianist Dr. Laurel Larsen and trumpeteer Jens Larsen. Donations to Loaves and Fishes accepted.
Irish happy hour with Bill Wisnowski: Feb. 4: pre-Superbowl jam session with Bill Wisnowski and Susan Lang, 4:30 p.m. Feb. 11: with guests Julie Sorcek and Jennifer Terry, 5 p.m. Feb. 18: with guests Julie Sorcek and Gordon and Liz Jones, 5 p.m. The Abbey, 132 Danbury Road. For more information, call 860-799-6464.
“New Year, New You” health series: Feb. 2: with Hamilton Brower, who will discuss how to shift from fear-based survival mode to thrive, 7 p.m. Feb. 9: with Dr. Arthur Klein or Family First Chiropractic and Wellness Center in New Milford, who will discuss ways to prevent Alzheimer’s, 7 p.m. Library, 62 Main St. South. For more information, call 860-354-6937.
Take Your Child to the Library Day: Feb. 3, 10-11:30 a.m. Library, 62 Main St. South.
“The Opioid Epidemic: A Look at the Opioid Creation, Addiction, Treatment and Rehabilitation”: Feb. 3, 2:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Deborah M. Bain, RN, BSN. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
“Evening of Poetry & Music”: Feb. 3, 7-9 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call Karen Chase at 860-927-4146.
Kent Chocolate Fest: Feb. 8, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 9. Kent Center School, 9 Judd Ave. $5/plate of chocolate. Benefits Kent Center School Scholarship Fund.
Voices of Poetry reading: Feb. 10, 4-6 p.m. House of Books, 10 North Main St. With poets David K. Leff, Lori Desrosiers, Patrick Donnelly and Karen Skolfield.
Henna class: Feb. 10: mandalas, flowers, vines and leaves, 4-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Henna artist Elyse Sadtler. $20/class. $85/series. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
“How to Create Better Videos”: Feb. 10, 2-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. With staff from Charter Spectrum CTV-192. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Feb. 8: with Garry Passineau of William Raveis, 7 a.m. Feb. 15: with Jennifer Birdseye of Webster Bank, 7 a.m. At 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
“The Urban Archealogist: History Hunter to Share His Latest Discoveries”: Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. With historian and treasure hunter Greg Van Antwerp.
“Second Saturday Stars” program - “Exploration of Jupiter by Robotic Spacecraft”: Feb. 10, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South.
Valentine’s dance for special needs children, teens and their families: Feb. 11, 2-4 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, call 860-210-2030.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: Feb. 13, 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: Feb. 13, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Program exploring the high cost of prescription drugs: Feb. 5, 5:30 p.m. Library, South Street. With Gary Steinman. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
“Stages of Theater” with Robin Frome: Feb. 4, 2 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 11. Robbyn’s Nest, Sherman Commons, Suite 3, 1 Route 37 East. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-0099.
Youth offerings: Feb. 3: “Take Your Child to the Library Day,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 10: Valentine craft, 1 p.m. Feb. 17: indoor sports fest, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.
Movie screenings: Feb. 5: Battle of the Sexes,” 1 p.m. Feb. 12: “Mark Felt: The Main that Brought Down the White House,” 1 p.m.Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, visit www.gunnlibrary.org.
“Winning the College Admissions Game” workshop: Feb. 6, 6 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 13. Library, Wykeham Road. With Francesca Morrissey of Independent College Counseling Services in New Milford. For more information and RSVP, visit www.gunnlibrary.org.
Program with martin Speight, D. Phil, emeritus professor in zoology at University of Oxford, England: Feb. 7, 7 p.m. Gunnery, Ogden D. Miller Memorial Athletic Center, 22 Kirby Road. For more information, call 860-350-0177.
Washington Montessori School information sessions: Feb. 13: “Adolescent Development” Q&A, 8:45 a.m. Washington Montessori School, Route 202. For more information, call 860-868-0551.
Lenten lunches: Wednesdays, Feb. 14-March 21, noon-1 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2794.
Woman’s Club of Woodbury program: Feb. 5, 12:30 p.m. At Emergency Services Building (Orenaug Firehouse), 25 Quassuk Road, Woodbury. With Pam Dorgan of Plum Brook Chocolates. A chocolate sampling will be part of the program and items will be available for purchase from $8-$15. For more information, call 203-263-4096.
Auditions for “The Taming of the Shrew”: Feb. 12-13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. Seeking a cast of 10 to 15 men ages 10 to 70 and three women ages 16 to 70. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.