“Extending the Edges” - art by Lori Barker of Goshen: Runs through Nov. 14. Library, 62 Main St. South.
“A Rambling Brush” - exhibit of works by Bill Merklein: Runs through Oct. 29. Artist’s reception, Sept. 29, 2-4 p.m. Library, Main Street. For information and RSVP to the reception, call 860-927-3761.
“The Farm” - exhibit of works by Susan Hennelly: Nov. 1-Dec. 29. Reception, Nov. 17, 2-4 p.m. Library, Main Street. For information and RSVP to reception, call 860-927-3761.
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Photography exhibit featuring works by Rich Pomerantz and Sanaa Sondhi: Runs through Nov. 25. At The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, 10 Main St.
“From the Mountains to the Shore: The Transcendence of New England Moments” - new paintings by Thomas Adkins of Southbury: Opening reception, Oct. 27, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Dec. 31. Gregory James Gallery, Route 202.
“Dynamics” - works by illustrator Robert Giusti: Opening reception, Oct. 27, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Dec. 8. Library, South Street. For information, call 860-350-2181.
“Energy, 2018 Collection” - photos/graphics by Barbara Soares and Jim Stasiak: Nov. 2-25. Reception with artists, Nov. 11, 1:30-4:30 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 2 Route 37 East. Open Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
“One Thousand Bears Project” photography exhibit: Runs through Nov. 28. Library, Sherman Center. Features photography by Mako Kumano and John Charles.
Exhibit of oil paintings and pastels by Susan Grisell of Gaylordsville: Runs through Oct. 31. Marty’s Café, 4 Green Hill Road. For information, call 860-868-1700.
“Sticks and Stones” - exhibit of works by Nicole Alger: Runs through Nov. 16. Library, Wykeham Road. For information, call 860-868-7586.
Irish happy hour with Uncle Bill Whiskey, aka Bill Wisnowski: Oct. 28: with guests Steve O’Tree and Friends and Dale Jones, 5 p.m. Nov. 4: with guests Leif Smith, Victoria Munoz and Dale Jones, 5 p.m. The Abbey, 132 Danbury Road. For information, call 860-799-6464.
“Super Session: 3 Musicians and 1 Great Afternoon”: Oct. 27, 3 p.m. Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. With Musicians Munro, Parris & Vitarello. $30. For information, visit http://hunthillfarm.org or call 860-355-0300.
Concert with the Yale Whiffenpoofs: Nov. 2, 7 p.m. Presented by Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American at First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. $55/preferred seat. $35/general seat. $10/student. Portion of proceeds to benefit church’s Raise the Roof campaign. For information and tickets, visit www.whiffs.eventbrite.com
Registration sessions: Oct. 30: for the admission of electors for those who become 18 years of age, U.S. citizens, or residents of Bridgewater on or before Oct. 30, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 5: limited registration to admit all those seeking to vote whose qualification as to age, citizenship or residence was attained since Oct. 30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Town hall, Route 133. For information, call 860-354-5901.
Hilltop Center (Bridgewater Senior Center) activities: Nov. 1: breakfast of eggs, French toast, waffles, pancakes, sausage, bacon, toast, fruit, cup, OJ and coffee, $5. Sign up required. Nov. 1: bingo, 1 p.m. $1 for first card. 50 cents for each additional card. Nov. 10, 17 and 24: Exercises, 11 a.m. With Jill Weiss. Mondays: line dancing, 11 a.m. Tuesdays: appointments with Dawn MacNutt, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Computer Group, 10 a.m. Sliver Needles, 1 p.m. VNA Blood Pressure check (second Tuesday each month), 1 p.m. Wednesdays: Tai Chi with Dee Calvey, 10:30 a.m. Mahjongg 1 p.m. Thursdays: Special events. Fridays: Poker, 10 a.m. Chair Yoga with Elaine Donahue, 10:30 a.m. Canasta, 1 p.m. Hilltop Center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For information, call 860-355-3090.
Turkey dinner: Nov. 3, 4:30-7 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, 687 Kent Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior. $6/child. Free/child under 3.
Digital device help: First Saturday of each month: one-on-one instruction with Michael Jay, noon-1:30 p.m. Bring iPhone, iPad, MacBook, etc. Second Saturday of each month: device solutions with Bryan Gundel. Library, Main Street. For information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
Annual book sale: Runs through mid-October. For hours, call 860-927-3761 or visit www.kentmemoriallibrary.org. Library, Main Street.
“Voting: Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers”: Oct. 27, 2-4 p.m. Library, Main Street. For information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
Book signing with Christopher L. Kukk, Ph.D.: Oct. 27, 2-3 p.m. House of Books, 10 North Main St. Author of “The Compassionate Achiever: How Helping Others Fuels Success.”
Kent Pumpkin Run: Oct. 28. Kids’ fun run, 11:15 a.m. Five-mile race, noon. Both races start and end at Kent Green near town hall. $25 by Oct. 19 or $30 after. For information and RSVP, visit www.kentpumpkinrun.com.
“UN Peacekeeping: Its Challenges & Latest Efforts”: Nov. 2, 2-4 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Kent resident resident Jean-Daniel Cloutier, who works in the field of information management in the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support (DPKO-DFS) at the United Nations in New York. For information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
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 information, email email@example.com.
One-on-one tech help: Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon, through November. Library, Main Street.
Tech help: Third Thursday of each month: drop-in tech help, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. By appointment: one-on-one guidance for digital devices. 860-355-6075. Hosted by library at New Milford Senior Center, 40 Main St.
Free group bike ride: Oct. 26. Gather at 10:45 a.m. for 11 a.m. in Patriot’s Way parking lot near railroad station. Ride will be 15 miles. Open to individuals age teenage through adult. For information, call Susan at 203-448-7895.
“Wicked Wine Evening” wine tasting to benefit New Milford Hospital Breast Health Program: Oct. 26. VIP early entry at 6 p.m.: $75 and includes main tasting room and exclusive lounge. General admission at 6:30 p.m.: $40 for main tasting room. Organized by Nejaime’s Wine and Spirits. For tickets, visit the shop at 164 Danbury Road (Route 7) or www.nejaimeswineandspirits.com.
Special events for children and teens with special needs: Oct. 28: Halloween costume party for all school-aged children, 1-3 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. Nov. 6: teddy bear picnic for children in grades K-3, 10 a.m.-noon. Youth Agency at JPCC, Pickett District Road. Nov. 17: family hike, 10:30 a.m. Train tunnel at Steep Rock Preserve in Washington. For information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.
Trunk or Treat: Oct. 31, 5:15-7:30 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Parks & Recreation downtown on Village Green. For information, call 860-355-6050.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Nov. 1: with Anne McClelland of The First Bite, LLC, 7 a.m. Nov. 8: with Thomas Keutman, mortgage broker at Flagstar Bank, 7 a.m. Meets at 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
Video game club: Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Pasta dinner: Nov. 2, 5-8 p.m. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 66 at Odd Fellows Hall, Danbury Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $5/student and senior. $20 maximum per family with six people.
Harrybrooke Park and Harden House Museum fall cleanup: Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-noon. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. Bring rakes, leaf blowers, gloves and other equipment, and check in at the Ohmen Pavilion, the first pavilion on the way into the park. For information, call 860-799-6520.
Digital privacy workshop: Nov. 3, 10-11 a.m. Library, Main Street.
Children’s Center gala fundraiser: Nov. 3, 5-8 p.m. At St. John’s Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue. $100. For information and tickets, call 860-354-1883.
POW/MIA Connecticut Forget-Me-Nots benefit dance: Nov. 3, 8 p.m.-midnight. At VFW Hall, Avery Road. Includes music by Flashback, door prizes, cash bar and snacks. Must be 21 and older. $10/person. For information and tickets, call 860-355-2567.
Trinity Lutheran Church 60th anniversary celebration: Nov. 4, 10:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road. Includes sermon by President Timpthy Yeadon, Bishop of the New England District. Followed by potluck lunch.
Fall fromage (cheese) festival: Nov. 4, noon-4 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, 8 Chapel Hill Road. Will feature cheese, ciders and wines locally and internationally sourced, as well as cheese-themed desserts. $15/person available at door and online at www.merryallcenter.org. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caregivers Support Group: Nov. 6 and 20, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For information, call 860-354-2216.
“Spiders Among Us” family-oriented program about spiders: Oct. 28, 4 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury Land Trust at town hall, Route 67. Includes screening of 10-minute comedy “Widows” and talk on intricate role spiders play in the ecosystem.
Program about the autumn night sky: Nov. 1, 5:30 p.m. Library, South Street. With Dr. Kristine Larsen of Central Connecticut State University. Includes indoor and outdoor presentations.
Trivia night: Oct. 27. Doors open, 6:30 p.m. Trivia, 7 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. $75/table of six. $12/individual. BYOB/S. Beer and wine allowed. For information, call 860-355-9067.
“Bobcats and Other Predatory Cats in Connecticut”: Nov. 3, 4 p.m. Library, South Street. With Master Wildlife Conservationist Paul Colburn.
Program about what property owners can do to assist endangered species such as the New England Cottontail rabbit and wild turkeys: Nov. 4, 4 p.m. Co-sponsored by library and Roxbury Conservation Commission at library, South Street.
Meet and greet session with Jahana Hayes and Julie Kushner: Oct. 28, 7-8:30 p.m. Hosted by Sherman Democratic Town Committee at Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. Jahana is running for Congress for the 5th District and Kushner is running for the 24th District State Senate seat.
Deer Pond offerings: Oct. 31: fall foliage bird walk with Miley Bull, 8 a.m. At Deer Pond Farm, unless otherwise noted, 57 Wakeman Hill Road. For information and RSVP, call 860-799-4074.
Quince festival: Nov. 3-4, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. Small plates of food prepared with quince available to purchase. Farm tours, music and more.
Voter registration sessions: Oct. 30, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. For new voters. Nov. 5: for those specifically for those seeking to vote in the election whose qualifications as to age, citizenship, or residency was attained since Oct.31. Registrar of Voters at town hall.
Roast beef dinner: Nov 3, 4-7 p.m. Hosted by Warren Veterans Memorial Committee at Warren Congregational Church on Sackett Hill Road.
Book discussion: Oct. 26, 5 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Gunnery Headmaster Emeritus of Rumsey Hall School Thomas W. Farmen, author of “Bessie’s Story: Watching the Lights Go Out.”
Washington Green Cemetery Tour: Oct. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Rain date, Oct. 28. Gunn Historical Museum, 5 Wykeham Road. For information, email email@example.com.
Library children’s offering: Oct. 27: Halloween costume party and parade, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For information, call 860-868-2310.
StoryWalk event: Oct. 27, noon-3 p.m. Hosted by Steep Rock Association at Marcicostas Preserve, 124 Christian St. Includes trail walk to read “It’s Fall (Celebrate the Seasons)” by Linda Glaser, hay wagon rides and apple cider and donuts. For information, call 860-868-9131.
Penny auction: Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. Drawing, 1 p.m.
HORSE fall festival: Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. Includes meeting horses, pumpkin painting, apple decorating, splatter painting, face painting from 10 a.m. to noon, pony rides from noon to 2 p.m., a bake sale, and the sale of a variety of items, including OMI Jewelry by Lise, bracelets and necklaces by Amy, sweatshirts and T-shirts, and a tack sale.
Screening of “Michaelangelo: Love and Death”: Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by library and Washington Art Association at library, Wykeham Road. For information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Movie screenings: Nov. 5: “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” 1 p.m. Nov. 19: “Christopher Robin,” 1 p.m. Nov. 26: “Crazy Rich Asians,” 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Festival of Trees: Dec. 7: cocktail party, 5-7 p.m. $20. Dec. 8: open to general public at no charge, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For information, call 860-868-7586.
Talk and book signing with James Mustich: Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Mustich is author, longtime bookseller and cofounder of the acclaimed book catalogue A Common Reader. He will sign copies of his book “1,000 Books to Read Before You Die.” For information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
“HollowFest: A Family Fun Day”: Oct. 27, noon-4 p.m. Great Hollow Nature Preserve, 225 State Route 37. Includes pumpkin carving, pie eating contest, baby farm animals, giant board games, haunted house, demonstrations, food and more. $10 per family/car. $5/adult.
Candlewood League of Artists 2018 juried art show: Receiving, Nov. 2, 3-7 p.m. Show, Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with awards ceremony at 3 p.m. Pick-up times, Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m. and Nov. 4, noon-1 p.m. New Fairfield Senior Center, 33 Route 37, New Fairfield. Entry forms available at senior center and New Fairfield Public Library, Route 39, New Fairfield.