Published 12:00 am, Friday, May 20, 2016
Watercolors by Mary Jane Magoon: Runs through May 28. Library, 62 Main St. South. For more information, call 860-354-6937.
“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.
Elected Artists’ Invitational & Solo Show: Opens May 28. Award ceremony and reception, June 4, 2-4 p.m. Runs through June 24. Kent Art Association, Route 7. 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.
“Transcendent Landscapes” - works by James Coe: Runs through June 18. Gregory James Gallery, 93 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-3436 or visit www.gregoryjamesgallery.com.
“Artventure” - sculpture and digital prints by Timothy Hochstetter: Runs through June 1. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Exhibit of works by Arden Mayer: Runs through May 26. Library, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.
“The Beauty of Botany”: Opening reception, May 28, noon-2 p.m. Runs through July 9. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.
Exhibit of works by Tina Underwood: Runs through May 31. Marty’s Café, 4 Green Hill Road. Hours: Mondays-Sundays, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1700.
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.
All-Star Concert: May 27, 6:30-10 p.m. Presented by New Milford United Methodist Church at Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). Featuring members of the Tony T. Orchestra, City Express Band, Perfect Timing Duo, Shoo Fly and the church’s Open Door Band. $12 in advance. $14 at door. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-4596.
Coffeehouse Series: Held Saturdays at 8 p.m. 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.
“Jamboree at JCC”: May 28, 7 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $10/adult. $5/student. Free/child under 10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.
Plant mart sale: May 21, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club at firehouse, Route 133.
Gaming collaboration: May 25, June 29 and July 27, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. And June 15, July 13 and Aug. 10, 6 p.m. at New Milford Public Library, Main Street, New Milford. For older teens and adults. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Spring flea market: May 29, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Presented by Gaylordsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary at Firemen’s Ball Field, Route 7.
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 email@example.com.
“An Evening of Poetry and Music”: May 21, 7-9 p.m. Library, Main Street. Individuals welcome to read their own work or their favorite poem. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
Book sale: May 27 and 29: noon-5 p.m. May 28 and 30: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June hours: Fridays and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July and August hours: Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10a .m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. September and October hours: to be announced. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.
Memorial Day parade: May 30. Starts at 9:30 a.m. at Kent Center School, Judd Avenue.
Cruise night: Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m. Between Webster Bank and Panera Bread at Litchfield Crossings, Route 7.
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 29 (no service May 22).Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future dates: May 25. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future dates: May 27. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.mm.-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 more 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.
Merryall Union Chapel service: May 22, 4 p.m. Merryall Union Chapel, Chapel Hill Road. With the Rev. Linda Williams of Salem Covenant Church in Washington. Plantings dedicated to the late Mary Jane Peterson and Robin Stack will follow the service.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: May 24, 3-4 p.m. 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.
Living Without a Partner bereavement group: May 24, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
VFW session with state veteran service officer: May 25, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. VFW, Avery Road. Bring DD214 and other pertinent documents.
Gaming collaboration: May 25, June 29 and July 27, 6 p.m. At Burnham Library, Main Street, Bridgewater. June 15, July 13 and Aug. 10, 6 p.m. at New Milford Public Library, Main Street, New Milford. For older teens and adults. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting/support group: May 26 and June 2 (open house), 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: May 26: with Scott E. Mulhare, CPA with Bakewell & Mulhare, LLC, 8 a.m. June 2: with Michael Giacona of Full Circle Promos, LLC, 8 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.
Garden Club of New Milford plant sale: May 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Village Green. Includes sale of plants, tag sale, information tent and children’s crafts.
Memorial Day parade: May 30, 10 a.m. Starts at library, Main Street.
Community forum addressing opioid abuse: June 1, 6:30-8 p.m. At Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road. With representatives from local agencies, the police department, the school system, health care and the New Milford Substance Abuse Prevention Council.
“Fraud and Risk Management” Lunch and Learn seminar: June 2, noon-1:30 p.m. Hosted by Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Webster Bank, at railroad station, Railroad Street. Free. For more information and RSVP, email email@example.com or call 860-354-6080 by May 31.
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.
Guided spring nature walk: May 21, 10 a.m.-noon. At Roxbury Land Trust’s Brian E. Tierney Preserve, off Squire Road. With field biologist Betsy and Peary Stafford, a local naturalist. For more information and RSVP, call 860-350-4148.
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. Offered third Friday of each month through November. 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.
Asparagus Festival: May 21-22, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. For more information, visit www.whitesilowinery.com.
Barrel tasting: May 21-22, noon-5 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road. $15/adult. For more information, visit www.hopkinsvineyard.com.
Warren Historical Society open house: May 27, 6-8 p.m. At Warren Community Center, Sackett Hill Road. Event to focus on “Education in Warren’s History.” For more information and RSVP, call Rebecca Neary at 860-868-7939.
Institute for American Indian Studies event: May 21: “Plants, Dirt & Bugs,” 10:30 a.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, fees and RSVP, call 860-868-0518.
Rabies clinic for cats and dogs: May 21, 2-4 p.m. At town garage, Blackville Road. $20/animal.
Conversational Spanish group: May 23. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Book signing: May 28, 4 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Ann Leary, author of “The Children.”
Program with Frances Moulder: June 2, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With author of “Exiting the Extraordinary: Returning to the Ordinary World After War, Prison and Other Extraordinary Experiences.” For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Genealogy roundtable: May 21, 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.
“The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife”: Fridays-Saturdays through May 21 at 8 p.m., as well as May 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.