“Extending the Edges” - art by Lori Barker of Goshen: Runs through Nov. 14. Library, 62 Main St. South.


“The Farm” - exhibit of works by Susan Hennelly: Reception, Nov. 17, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Dec. 29. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP to reception, call 860-927-3761.


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.


“Dynamics” - works by illustrator Robert Giusti: Runs through Dec. 8. Library, South Street. Hours: Mondays, noon-7 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays, noon-5 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


“Energy, 2018 Collection” - photos/graphics by Barbara Soares and Jim Stasiak: Reception with artists, Nov. 11, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Runs through Nov. 25. 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.


“Sticks and Stones” - exhibit of works by Nicole Alger: Runs through Nov. 16. Library, Wykeham Road. Hours: Mondays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

Exhibit of art quilts designed and sewn Norma Schlager of Danbury: Nov. 24-Jan. 5. Opening reception, Nov. 25, 1-3 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.



“Music in the Nave” concert with St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble: Nov. 10, 6 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1 Main St. $13 in advance at http://bit.ly/SPME18 and $15 door. Free/student.


Irish happy hour with Uncle Bill Whiskey, aka Bill Wisnowski: Nov. 11: one-year anniversary show with guests Julie Sorcek and Dale Jones, 5 p.m. Nov. 18: with guests Chris Durham, Gypsy Ali and Dale Jones, 5 p.m. The Abbey, 132 Danbury Road. For more information, call 860-799-6464.

Concert with Madera Winds Quartet and pianist Laurel Larsen: Nov. 11, 3 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue. Free. Donations to House of Heroes CT welcome.

Special Events


Hilltop Center (Bridgewater Senior Center) activities: Nov. 15: lunch, 12:15 p.m. Meal, beef stroganoff. Entertainment too. $12. Sign up required. Nov. 17 and 24: Exercises, 11 a.m. With Jill Weiss. Nov. 29: November/December birthday ice cream social, 1 p.m. Sign up required. Hilltop Center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Two Towns Tabletop Game Club: Second Saturday of each month, 1-5 p.m. Combination of Burnham Library in Bridgewater and New Milford Public Library, meets at New Milford Public Library, Main Street. Open to older teens and adults.


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 more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.

Veterans Day ham dinner: Nov 10, 4:30-6:30 p.m. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $5/child 5-12. $25/family living under same roof. Free/veteran with military ID.

Annual veterans fundraiser: Runs through Nov. 11. Hosted by American Legion in Kent, in cooperation with Davis IGA, at Davis IGA.

Veterans Day ceremony and more: Nov. 11, 11 a.m. At Kent Veterans Memorial Monument, Maple Street. Followed by ceremony to dedicate tree planted in honor of veterans. Luncheon to honor veterans and their families at Sacred Heart Church to follow service and ceremony.

Book discussion group: Nov. 15: “Half a Yellow Sun” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 5-6:15 p.m. Dec. 13: “Stay with Me” by Avobami Adebayo, 5-6:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Dr. Betty Krasne. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.

Programs about KAA founders: Nov. 17: with Marge Smith, curator of the Kent Historical Society, who will discuss George Laurence Nelson, 3 p.m. Date to be announced: with Paul Gould, former president of the KAA, who will discuss Frederick Judd Waugh and James Floyd Clymer, 3 p.m. Date to be announced: program about Eliot Candee Clark and F. Luis Mora, 3 p.m. KAA Gallery, 21 Main St. South. For more information, call 860-927-3989.


New Preston Women’s Club meeting, featuring cake decorating program: Nov. 15. Social gathering, 6 p.m. Business meeting, 6:30 p.m. Program with Kathleen Doerwald of Delightful Sweet Treats, 7 p.m. At Community House, 27 Church St.


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.

Harvest tag sale: Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Women’s Group at Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road.

Christmas tag sale and craft fair: Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Butter Brook Hill Apartments, off Hillside Avenue.

Village Center for the Arts open house: Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Village Center for the Arts, 12 Main St. Features art by center’s instructors and staff, and demonstrations. For more information, call 860-354-4318.

“Second Saturday Stars” program: “McCarthy Meteor Observation Program”: Nov. 10, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7.

Veterans Day ceremony: Nov. 11, 11 a.m. South end of Village Green. In case of inclement weather, ceremony will be held at VFW hall, Avery Road.

Garden Club meeting, “Gourds; from Seedlings to Marketing”: Nov. 13. 1 p.m. refreshments. 1:30 p.m. program with guest speaker Elizabeth O’Connor.

AARP meeting: Nov. 14, noon. At Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 7 North. Features potluck luncheon.

“Black Bears in Connecticut”: Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Nora Hulton, CT DEEP master wildlife conservationist. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Free poetry writing workshop: Nov. 14, 6:15 p.m. Meets second Monday of each month, 6:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. With James Scrimgeour, poet laureate of New Milford. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

“Parenting Your Teen”: Nov. 14, 7-8:30 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. Geared toward parents of students in fifth through 12th grade. For more information and RSVP, email stacey@youthagency.org.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: Nov. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by H&R Block, Nordica Toys and Union Savings Bank at The Abbey, 132 Danbury Road.

Open house for New Milford Youth Lacrosse: Nov. 15, 6-8:30 p.m. At The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.newmilfordlacrosse.org or call Jason Ezra at 860-488-1880.

Cookbook Club: Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. Meets third Thursday each month, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Nov. 15: with personal trainer Louis Alhage of New Milford Fitness & Aquatics, 7 a.m. Nov. 29: with Steve Kolitz of United Alarm, Inc., 7 a.m. Dec. 6: with Richard Herrington of Nicholas Tobin & Associates, 7 a.m. Meets at 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.

Village Center for the Arts workshop: Nov. 17: paint along with Miss Deb, featuring a birch scene, 6-9 p.m. $35. Village Center for the Arts, Main Street. For more information, call 860-354-4318.

Holiday fair: Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hosted by Women’s Guild at St. Francis Xavier Church, at the church, Route 109.

Holiday book sale: Nov. 17, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 18, 1-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. Children invited to hear stories read aloud Nov. 17 at 1 p.m.

Holiday items for sale in Friendly Finds area: Nov. 19-Jan. 4. Library, Main Street.

Roast beef dinner: Nov. 17. 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.

Merryall Chapel services: Nov. 18: with the Rev. Linda Williams of Salem Covenant Church in Washington, 4 pm. Dec. 24: with Pastor Paul Hibbard, chaplain of Waterbury Hospital, 9 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.


Poetry program for Veterans Day: Nov. 11, 2 p.m. Hodge Memorial Library and Museum, 4 North St.

Reception for veterans: Nov. 12, 1 p.m. Hosted by town of Roxbury and Roxbury Council on Aging at senior center, 7 South St.

Program about accessing dreams: Nov. 15, 7 p.m. Library, South Street. With author Gillian Whittle.


Annual Christmas Fair: Nov. 16, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Sherman Center.

Old Store open for holiday: Wednesdays-Sundays, noon-4 p.m. Old Store Museum and Gift Shop, 3 Route 37 Center.


“Sip, Shop and Be Local” holiday shopping event: Nov. 10, noon-6 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, Hopkins Road. Event will feature local artisan-made products including handmade jewelry, pottery, candles, home goods, wood carvings, chocolates, desserts, glassware, woolen products, fresh bread and olive oil.


Library children’s offerings: Nov. 10: fall cupcake decorating event, 1 p.m. Nov. 17: Thanksgiving centerpiece workshop, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

Book signing with interior designer Nora Murphy: Nov. 10, 3 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. Author of “Nora Murphy’s Country House Style.”

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 more 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 more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Holiday bazaar: Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by Women’s Guild at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 34 Green Hill Road.

Harvest Dinner: Nov. 10. Doors open, 5:45 p.m. Musical blessing and grace, 6:30 p.m. Dinner, 6:45 p.m. At First Congregational Church parish house on the Green, Kirby Road. Admission is on donation basis. Takeout dinners available from 5:30-5:45 p.m., but reservations must be made by calling 860-868-0569.

5K Run for Autism: Nov. 11. Registration starts, 8:30 a.m. Run, 10 a.m. Hosted by Glenholme School at Steep Rock Preserve. $20 through Nov. 9. $25 day of event. $10 for canines. For more information and registration, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/2018-run-for-autism/ or contact Courtney Delaney at 860-868-7377 or cdelaney@devereux.org.

Book signing with Barbara Paul Robinson: Nov. 17, 3 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. Author of “Heroes in Horticulture: Americans Who Transformed the Landscape.”

HVA auction: Nov. 18, 1 p.m. Hosted by Housatonic Valley Association at Washington Primary School, 11 School St. Auction to begin at 2 p.m. For more information and RSVP, call 860-672-6678.

Movie screenings: Nov. 19: “Christopher Robin,” 1 p.m. Nov. 26: “Crazy Rich Asians,” 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.



“You Can’t Take It With You”: Nov. 9-10, 7 p.m. Lemcke Theater of the Emerson Performing Arts Center at the Gunnery, 22 Kirby Road. Free admission. No reservations required.