Published 10:22 am, Thursday, May 12, 2016
Watercolors by Mary Jane Magoon: Runs through May 28. Library, 62 Main St. South. For information, call 860-354-6937.
Spring juried show: Runs through May 14. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1 -5 p.m. and Monday holidays. For more information, call 860-927-3989.
“Show for Show”: May 22-24, 1-5 p.m. open to public. May 21, 5-8 p.m. Private reception by invitation only. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit www.kentart.org.
Exhibit of works by Carol T. Moore of Bantam: Runs through June 30. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP for reception, call 860-927-3761.
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“Essence”: Runs through May 22. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St. Featuring works by Ann Kromer. For more information, call 860-868-9003.
“Civilized Adults” - works by Ed McGowin: Runs through May 21. The Harts Gallery, 20 Bank St.
Mixed media by Mario Zecca: May 22-Aug. 13. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860 355-1191.
“Artventure” - sculpture and digital prints by Timothy Hochstetter: Runs through June 1. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
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.
Coffeehouse Series: May 14: with Don Lowe, 8 p.m. Regularly held Saturdays when no regular Merryall Center for the Arts performance is held. Merryall Center for the Arts, 8 Chapel Hill Road. $10 in advance. $15 at door. For more information, visit www.merryallcenter.org.
MARI workshop: May 14, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. At Promisek, 694 Skyline Ridge Road. With art therapist and MARI practitioner Michele Murelli. $75 includes catered lunch. For information and RSVP, call 203-947-4214.
Plant mart sale: May 21, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club at firehouse, Route 133.
Kent Garden Club spring tag sale: May 14, 8:30 a.m.-noon. On lawn at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Route 7.
Program about Molly Fisher Rock: May 15, 7 p.m. Sponsored by Kent Historical Society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. With speakers Alicia North and Chris Harrington. Free/historical society member. $5/non-member.
Spring book discussion: 5-6:15 p.m. May 19: “One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich” by Aleksandr Solzenitsyn. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
Hike to Molly Fisher Rock: May 21, 2 p.m. Co-sponsored by Kent Historical Society and Kent Land Trust. For more information and RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Future dates: May 15 and 29 (no service May 22).Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future dates: May 25 (no service May 18). Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future dates: May 27. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email email@example.com.
Spring carnival for fifth graders: May 13, 6:30-9 p.m. At The Maxx, Railroad Street. $8.
Perennial plant sale: May 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Harrybrooke Park parking lot, off Still River Drive.
Animal Welfare Society pet thrift shop and sale: May 14, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road. For more information, call 860-354-1350.
Spaghetti supper: May 14, 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.
Program on the National Society Quilt Collection: May 14, 1 p.m. Presented by Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution at library, Main Street. With guest speaker Jennie Mae Rehnberg, National Society DAR curator general. For information, call 860-354-5129 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arion Singing Society’s 105th anniversary celebration: May 15. Dinner and concert. Dinner and concert: $30/member and $40/guest. Concert only: $5. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. For more information, call 860-354-7593 or 203-740-7599.
Library youth offerings: May 16: Dungeons and Dragons Club for kids in grades 6-12, 6 p.m. May 18: Teen Café for kids in grades 6-12, 4-5:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.
Caregivers Support Group: May 17, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Program about how to write a mystery: May 18, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Book discussion group for science fiction readers: May 18, 6-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Free interview skills workshop series: May 18, 3-4:30 p.m. Youth Agency, East Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.
Bereavement Support Group: May 19, 6:30 p.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call NMVNA at 860-354-2216.
Tag sale: May 20-21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by residents’ association at Butter Brook Hill Apartments, off Hillside Avenue.
Roast beef dinner: May 21, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.
Program and book signing with Jim Malloy: May 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bank Street Book Nook. With Jim Malloy, author of “The Look Cookers.”
Astronomy programs for visually impaired students in grades 7-12: May 21. Constellation workshop, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Moon workshop, 1-2:30 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. Free. For information and RSVP, email Elaine Green at email@example.com, and indicated whether the student reads Braille or large print, and the student’s contact information.
“Weir’d You Go?” artist talk with Angi Shearstone: May 21, 2 p.m. Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, call 860-355-6009.
“Creating Your Own Career” talk with artist Vince Giarrano: May 22, 1:30-3 p.m. Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. $20. For more information, call 860-355-6009.
Pancake breakfast: May 14, 8-10 a.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. $5. $25 family maximum.
Program about history and evolution of opera: May 14, 2 p.m. Library, South Street. With guest speaker Nunzio DeFilippis. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Rummage/bake sale: May 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.
Hands-on science program about water: May 21, 11:30 a.m. Library, South Street. For children age preschool through fifth grade. For more information and RSVP, call 860-350-2181.
Program about Holocaust: May 15, 10 a.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. With Ronnie Hirschhorn. Free/member. $5/non-member. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.
Book discussion: May 20, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. With Jerry Liebman, who will lead discussion of “Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War” By Karen Abbott. For more information, call 860-354-2455.
Screening of movie and dessert: May 20, 7:30 p.m. Jewish Community Center, Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.
Word Weavers: May 21, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.
Wine tasting and concert: May 15, 3-5 p.m. Co-sponsored by Roxbury Congregational Church and Simply Smiles at Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road. Adults 21 and over: $25 in advance and $35 at door. Those under 21: $15 in advance and $25 at door. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-1978.
Barrel tasting: May 21-22, noon-5 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road. $15/adult. For more information, visit www.hopkinsvineyard.com.
HORSE of Connecticut spring open house: May 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. Includes visits with horses, a tack sale, pony rides, a silent auction and hourly tours. For more information, call 860-868-1960.
Discussion and book signing: May 15, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Tracey O’Shaughnessy, author of “Put the Kettle On and Other Cultural Disconnections.”
Institute for American Indian Studies events: May 15: “Nature’s Bounty: Foraging for a Healthy Lifestyle,” 1-4 p.m. May 21: “Plants, Dirt & Bugs,” 10:30 a.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, fees and RSVP, call 860-868-0518.
Washington History Club at Night meeting: May 17, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Discussion will be about houses in town.
“The Boudinot Family: The Transition from Politicians to Soldiers” lecture: May 19, noon. Presented by Gunn Historical Museum at Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. With guest speaker Colin Riley. For information, call 860-868-7756.
Conversational Spanish group: May 23. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
“The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife”: Fridays-Saturdays through May 21 at 8 p.m., as well as May 15 and 22 at 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23. $23/adult. $18/student and military personnel with valid ID. For more information and RSVP, call 860-350-6863 or visit www.theatreworks.us.
“Blithe Spirit”: Fridays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. through May 21, as well as May 22 at 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $22/adult. $11/student with valid ID and who pays cash. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-3622.