Works by Stephanie Goos Johnson of Washington: Runs through March 31. Library, 62 Main St. South. For more information, call 860-354-6937.


“Monday High Notes” - works by Monday Art Group: Runs through Feb. 29. Reception, Jan. 16, 3-5 p.m. Library, Main Street.


“Inside Out”: Runs through Feb. 21. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.

“Second Nature” - works by Heather Scofield: Opening reception, Feb. 27, 4-6 p.m. Runs through April 3. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.


New members’ winter show: Opening reception, Feb. 12, 4-7 p.m. Runs through March 6. Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, call 860-355-6009.

Exhibit of works by Richard Stalter of Gaylordsville: Runs through Feb. 27. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

“Unsettled Nostalgia” - works by Mohamad Hafez: Runs through Feb. 27. Harts Gallery, 20 Bank Street. For more information, call 917-913-4641.

“Candlewood Lake and Its Impact on New Milford”: Ongoing. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. Hours: Tuesdays-Fridays and Sundays, noon-3 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

“New Milford in the U.S. Civil War”: Runs through 2015. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.


“Art of the Bloom” - paintings by Judith Wyer: Runs through Feb. 20. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


“Far Out In Close” - works by Patty Keville Fogle of Woodbury: Runs through Feb. 13. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.


Valentine’s art show and sale: Runs through Feb. 14. Fine Line Art Gallery, 319 Main St. South, Woodbury. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 203-266-0110 or visit

Exhibit of works by artists and photographers from the Greater New Milford area: Opening reception, Feb. 19, 5-7 p.m. Exhibit, Feb. 20-21, 27-28 and March 5-6, noon-4 p.m. At Trinity Church, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville. For more information, visit


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.



Live Irish music: Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. Bull’s Bridge Inn, 333 Kent Road. For more information, email


Concert with Jens Larsen and Laurel Larsen: Feb. 21, 3 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 7 Whittlesey Ave. Bring non-perishable items or monetary donations to benefit Loaves and Fishes.

Special Events


Conservation celebration: Feb. 13, 10 a.m.-noon. Presented by Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust in Kent. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-1927.

Wellness programs: Feb. 17: “How to Relieve and Treat Tick Bites and Other Insect Diseases Using Herbal Remedies” with Alicia North, clinical herbalist, 5-6:30 p.m. Feb. 24: “Aromatherapy Using Select Essential Oils” with Barrie Kavasch, 5-6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761 or visit

Dinner to celebrate Lincoln’s birthday: Feb. 21. Hors d’oeuvres, 6:30 p.m. Dinner, 7 p.m. Presented by Kent Republican Town Committee at Bull’s Bridge Inn, Route 7, South Kent. $30/person. $55/couple. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-1856 or 860-927-3318.


Lenten soup and bread suppers: Feb. 18 and 25, March 3, 10, 17 and 24, 6 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 247 Litchfield Turnpike Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-868-2275.


New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12:45 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 railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email

“TV Serial Dinners”: Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, 4 p.m. Charter Channel 192. With Dee Biglin of New Milford.

“Night to Shine” prom for people with special needs: Feb. 12. At Faith Church, 600 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). For more information, call 860-354-7700.

Spaghetti supper: Feb. 13, 4:30-6:30 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior. $/4child 6-12. Free/child 5 and under. $25 family maximum.

“Second Saturday Stars” - “Robotic Exploration of the Solar System” with Kyle Cloutier: Feb. 13, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South.

Winter farmers’ market: Feb. 13 and 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Catherine E. Lillis Building, 50 East St. For more information, call 860-210-2030.

Valentine’s dance for kids and teens with special needs: Feb. 14, 1-3 p.m. Presented by Youth Agency student advisory board at The Maxx, 94 Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

Caregivers Support Group: Feb.16, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Book discussion group for science fiction readers: Feb. 17, 6-8 p.m. Meets third Wednesday of each month. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Library youth offerings: Feb. 17: Minecraft Club for kids in grades 7-12, 6-7 p.m. Feb. 24: creative writing club for kids in grades 5-12, 4-6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: Feb. 18: with Jennifer Gattie of EverBank, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: Feb. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by The Greater New Milford Spectrum and its sister paper, The News-Times, Housatonic Business Alliance and TheatreWorks at Alpenhaus Restaurant/Steinbock Tavern, 59 Bank St.

Teen movie night: Feb. 19, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to students in grades five through 12.

Roast beef dinner: Feb. 20, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $12/adult. $10/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Feb. 23, 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.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: Feb. 23. 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.

Session with state veteran service officer: Feb. 24, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. In case of snow, the session will be canceled. VFW hall, Avery Road. Bring DD214 and other pertinent documents.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting/support group: Feb. 25, March 24, April 28, May 26 and June 2 (open house), 9:30-11 a.m. Regularly meets fourth Thursday each month, except summers, 9:30-11 a.m. Parish house of First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For moms of kids newborn-5. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8232 or email


Program with Tovah Martin: Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Author of “The Indestructible Houseplant.”

Tea and cookies: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Library, South Street.

Yoga classes: Tuesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. At Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. With Suzanne Fitch. $10/session. For more information, call 860-355-1978.


Adult book discussion: Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. Discussion of “How to Live” by Sarah Bakewell. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-2455.

Word Weavers: Feb. 20. Meets third Saturday each month, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.

Kindergarten registration: Feb. 22. Snow date, Feb. 24. 8:30-9:30 a.m.: students whose last names begin with A-L. 10-11 a.m.: students whose last names begin with M-Z. Sherman School, 2 Route 37 East.


Pancake breakfast: Feb. 21, 7:30-11 a.m. Warren Community Center, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child 3 and older. Supports fire department auxiliary scholarship fund.


Lenten lunches: Wednesdays through March 16, noon-1 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2794.

Junior library offerings: Feb. 13: Valentine’s craft, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 20: Star Wars academy, 1-2 p.m. Feb. 27: fairy house making, 1-2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-2310.

Puppetry festival: Feb. 13: “Rachel Skullcap, The Pirate” by Rosalita’s Puppets of Massachusetts, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 20: “Sir George and the Dragon” by John McDonough of Pumpernickel Puppets, 10:30 a.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike. $8/person. Free/child under 2.

HORSE Valentine’s Day celebration: Feb. 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 14. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road.

Kids’ day of building gourd birdhouses: Feb. 16, 10-11:30 a.m. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. $15/child. $8/adult. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0518.

Voices of Poetry event celebrating Valentine’s Day: Feb. 20, 2-3 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 27. Library, Wykeham Road. With Laurel Peterson and Van Hartmann, and Marianela Medrano and Ralph Nazareth. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.


ASAP and Pilobolus collaborative performances: Feb. 19-20, 7 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 21. Pomperaug High School, 234 Judd Road, Southbury.

Genealogy roundtable: Feb. 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Meets third Saturday of each month, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sharon Historical Society, 18 Main St., Sharon. For more information, call 860-364-5688.



“Seminar”: Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Feb. 19-March 12, as well as March 6, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave. $23/adult. $18/student and military personnel with valid ID. Free dress rehearsal for seniors, Feb. 18, 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can-night, Feb. 25, 8 p.m. For more information and RSVP, call 860-350-6863 or visit

Auditions for “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife”: Feb. 22-23, 7-8:30 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. Cast of two men ages 20-60 and three women ages 40-80 sought. For more information, visit or call 860-350-6863.