Exhibit of works by Christmas M. Vitarello of New Milford: Exhibit of works by Christine Vitarello of New Milford: Runs through Jan. 26. Library, 62 Main St. South.
“The Farm” - exhibit of works by Susan Hennelly: Runs through Dec. 29. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP to reception, call 860-927-3761.
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Exhibit of abstract paintings by Heather Neilson of Winsted: Opening reception, Nov 30, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Jan. 6. Loft Gallery at Smithy Store, 10 Main St.
“From the Mountains to the Shore: The Transcendence of New England Moments” - new paintings by Thomas Adkins of Southbury: Runs through Dec. 31. Gregory James Gallery, Route 202.
“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.
“Grain Paintings” - works by Clark Gifford: Opening reception, Dec. 7, 6:30-8 p.m. Runs through Jan. 9. Library, Sherman Center.
Exhibit of art quilts designed and sewn Norma Schlager of Danbury: Runs through Jan. 5. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.
Live Irish music: Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. Bull’s Bridge Inn, 333 Kent Road. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Irish happy hour with Uncle Bill Whiskey, aka Bill Wisnowski: Dec. 2: with guests Chris Durham, Emma Kiara and Dale Jones, 5 p.m. Dec. 9: no happy hour. The Abbey, 132 Danbury Road. For more information, call 860-799-6464.
Hilltop Center (Bridgewater Senior Center) activities: Dec. 2: supper/concert club, including video presentation of “Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Rockettes,” 4 p.m. Sign up required. 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 more information, call 860-355-3090.
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.
“Eastern Coyotes in Connecticut”: Dec. 1, 2 p.m. Presented by library at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. With Paul Colburn, graduate of Master Wildlife Conservationist Program and certified Master Wildlife Conservationist. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
Program about the book “Connecticut 169 Club: Your Passport and Guide to Exploring Connecticut”: Dec. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Marty Podsckoch and Marge Smith. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
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.
FBLA exhibition basketball game: Nov. 30. Doors open, 6 p.m. Game, 6:30 p.m. At New Milford High School, Route 7 South. Features NMHS faculty versus New Milford Police Department $5.
Digital privacy workshop: Dec. 1, 10 -11 a.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Book signing with children’s author/illustrator Lane Smith and author Randall de Seve: Dec. 1, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. Smith's latest book is “Giraffe Problems,” the sequel to “Penguin Problems,” both written by Jory John. Randall de Seve's latest book is “Zola's Elephant,” illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski.
“The Right to…Liberty” storytelling with Valerie Tutson: Dec. 2, 2 p.m. Co-hosted by Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and Charlies Merriman Chapter, Children of the American Revolution at Candlewood Valley Country Club, Route 7. Free, but donations to Veteran’s Home in Rocky Hill are welcome. Lunch at 12:30 p.m., $30/adult. $15/child 21 and under. To attend the lunch, reservations should be emailed to Bonnie Butler at email@example.com.
Caregivers Support Group: Dec. 4 and 18, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Holiday music by Pierce Campbell Trio: Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Book signing and reception: Dec. 5, 4-7 p.m. At Villarina’s Pasta Shop, 123 Danbury Road (Route 7). With Ron Suresha, author of “Mugs o’ Joy: Delicious Hot Drinks.”
Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: Dec. 6: with Richard Herrington of Nicholas Tobin & Associates, 7 a.m. Meets at 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Dec. 6: with Richard Herrington of Nicholas Tobin & Associates, 7 a.m. Dec. 13: with Wayne Locke of Matson Financial Advisors, 7 a.m. At 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
Video game club: Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
“Second Saturday Stars” program, “Insight: NASA’s Next Mission to Mars”: Dec. 8, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South.
Free poetry writing workshop: Dec. 10, 6:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. With James Scrimgeour, poet laureate of New Milford. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: Dec. 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Housatonic River Brewing, New Milford Rotary Club and Webster Bank at Housatonic River Brewing, 30 Kent Road (Route 7 North). Bring unwrapped toy or non-perishable foods.
Deer Pond offerings: Dec. 3: 2-mile conservation walk Jim Arrigoni, 9 a.m. Dec. 5, 12 and 20: winter bird walks with Miley Bill, senior director of science and conservation, 9 a.m. Dec. 10: “Nature Explorations” walk with Deirdra Wallin, program coordinator and fellow Connecticut Audubon Society Master Naturalists, 1 p.m. Deer Pond, 57 Wakeman Hill Road. For more information and RSVP, visit www.ctaudubon.org.
Gala dinner-concert to benefit Warren Congregational Church organ restoration fund: Dec. 15, 6 p.m. At Warren Congregational Church, Sackett HIl Road. Features Goshen Festival Singers and a four-course, gourmet dinner. $25. Reservations required by calling 860-868-7106.
Litchfield Hills Archaeology Club: Dec. 2, 3-5 p.m. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. With Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, associate professor at UCONN and emeritus State Archaeologist, who will discuss his new book “The Long Journey Home: The Repatriations of Henry ‘Opukah’ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk.” For more information, call 860-868-0518.
Book signing with Sharon Ruchman: Dec. 9, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. Author of “The Gift of Rudy.”
Weaving and wine event: Dec. 1, 6-9 p.m. Great Hollow Nature Preserve & Ecological Center, 225 State Route 37, New Fairfield. Bring beverages. Snacks provided. $10/member. $15/non-member. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Man of La Mancha”: Fridays-Saturdays, Dec. 7-Jan. 5, 8 p.m., as well as Dec. 23 and 30, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave. $30 for reserved seating. $25 for students and military personnel and veterans with ID. Free dress rehearsal for seniors, Dec. 6, 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can night, Dec. 13, 8 p.m. For more information and RSVP, call 860-350-6863.
Auditions for “Race”: By appointment only Dec. 9, 2-6 p.m. and Dec. 10, 7-10 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. A cast of three men, including two Caucasian and one African-American, ages 30 to 50, and one African-American woman ages 20 to 30 is sought. Actors should be prepared with a monologue and to read selected sides from the script. It is very important to be familiar with the script before auditioning. Interested actors should bring a head shot and resume. For more information or to make an appointment, call the 5 Brookside Ave. theater at 860-350-6863 or email email@example.com.