Works by several artists: Aug. 30-Sept. 29. Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

KENT

“Secrets of the Friendly Woods - Rex Brasher’s Birds”: Aug. 20: program and video about Brasher, followed by a reception, 4 p.m. Runs through Aug. 30. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Exhibit of works by Carol Brightman Johnson: Runs through Aug. 31. The Good Gallery, next to caboose in downtown Kent. For more information, call 860-927-5065 or visit www.thegoodgallerykent.com.

“Members Show II”: Runs through Sept. 2. Kent Art Association, 21 North Main St. Hours: Tuesdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

Works by Lori Racicot-Burrous and photos by Kate Uhry: Runs through Aug. 21. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St. For more information, visit www.thesmithystore.com.

Exhibit of designs by Norma Kamali: Runs through Sept. 5. Privet Lives, downtown New Preston.

NEW MILFORD

“The Four of Us” - art by John Kane, Wendy Carlson and their sons, Tristan and James: Opening reception, Aug. 20, 1-3 p.m. Runs through Oct. 2. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. For more information, visit www.thesiloct.org or call 860-355-0300.

“Strange Paradise” - photography by Martin Parr: Runs through Aug. 27. The Harts Gallery, Bank Street. For more information, call 917-913-4641.

“Beyond Boundaries” - art by Jorge Silveira: Runs through Sept. 4. Gregory James Gallery, 93 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information about the show, call 860-354-3436 and visit www.GregoryJamesGallery.com.

SHERMAN

Exhibit of works by Edmund Smith: Runs through Sept. 16. Library, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.

WASHINGTON

“Olio, A Public Showing” - color photography by Harvey Yaverbaum: Runs through Aug. 27. 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.

AREA TOWNS

Series of site-specific outdoor installations by Lauren Booth: Runs through Sept. 10. Presented by the Harts Gallery at Great Hollow Nature Preserve, 225, Route 37, bordering Sherman and New Fairfield. For more information, call 917-913-4641 or email thehartsgallery@gmail.com.

Historical/

Museums

GAYLORDSVILLE

The Little Red Schoolhouse: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m. Gaylord Road. Free. Donations accepted. Schoolhouse was built in 1740 and used until 1967.

Merwinsville Hotel: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m. Brown’s Forge Road. Free. Hotel was built in 1843 and features authentically furnished station waiting room and museum of local memorabilia from early Gaylordsville families.

Brown’s Forge: Sundays through August, 2-4 p.m. Brown’s Forge Road about 1/4-mile beyond Merwinsville Hotel. Free. Forge was built in 1871 and has original blacksmithing tools.

Movies

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.

Music/Dance

NEW MILFORD

Edwin Kinkade Concert on the Green Series: Aug. 20: Sounds of Afrika, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27: Songhorse, 7:30 p.m. Bandstand, Village Green.

ROXBURY

Concert with the Litchfield Hills Ensemble: Aug. 28, 3 p.m. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

SHERMAN

“Jamboree at JCC”: Aug. 27, 7:30 p.m. Meets fourth Saturday each month. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $10/adult. $5/student. Free/child under 10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.

Special Events

BRIDGEWATER

Bridgewater Country Fair: Aug. 19, 4-11 p.m., with opening ceremony at 6:30 p.m. and parade at 6:45 p.m. Aug. 20, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 21, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. On grounds behind firehouse, Route 133. $8/adult. $6/senior. Free/child under 12. $16/three-day pass.

Gaming collaboration and dinner: Aug. 20 and Sept. 28, 6-7 p.m. Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1191 or 860-350-6937.

GAYLORDSVILLE

Al-Anon meetings: Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m. At Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane.

KENT

Book sale: 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.

Make a walking stick workshop: Aug. 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Eric Sloane Museum, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3849.

NEW MILFORD

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: Aug. Aug. 21 and 28. Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future dates: Aug. 24 and 31. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future dates: Aug. 26. Screening of “Miracles from Heaven, Aug. 19, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Screening of of “The Ten Commandments,” Aug,. 20, 12:30-1:30 p.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

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

Connecticut Clay Artists show: Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. through Aug. 28. Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St.

Roast beef dinner: Aug. 20, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

FineLine Theatre for the Arts open house: Aug. 21, noon-5 p.m. FineLine Theatre for the Arts, 77 Railroad St.

Merryall Union Chapel service: Aug. 21, 4p.m. With the Rev. Jack Gilpin of St. John’s Episcopal Church. Merryall Union Chapel, Chapel Hill Road. For more information, visit www.merryallchapel.org.

Computer courses: Aug. 22 and 24: course on how to protect oneself on the computer, 1-3 p.m. each day. Must attend both classes. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: Aug. 23, 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: Aug. 23, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Coffee with Library Director Sally Tornow: Aug. 23, 11 a.m.-noon. Library, Main Street.

Children’s/youth program: Aug. 24: speed read, 4 p.m. Registration required. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Program with professional wrestling legend Bob Backlund: Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. Author of ““Backlund: From All-American Boy to Professional Wrestling World Champion.” For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Aug. 25: with Steve Koliltz of United Alarm, 8 a.m. Sept. 1: with Steve Coulter of The Children’s Movement Center, 8 a.m. Sept. 8: with Hedy Kinney of Payroll Ease, 8 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Studio D fall registration: Aug. 26, 4-6 p.m. Studio D, 27 Main St. For more information, call 860-350-2900.

Art Walk: Aug. 27, 1-6 p.m. Starts at Gallery 25, 25 Church St., where maps may be picked up. Artists will be at participating businesses downtown.

“Sunday with Linda” fundraiser: Aug. 28, 1-4 p.m. Presented by New Milford VNA & Hospice at home of Linda Allard in Washington. $200. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-2216.

Interview workshop: Aug. 29, 1-3 p.m. Youth Agency, 50 East St. Open to all ages. For more information, email lindsey@youthagency.org.

Free Narcan training session: Aug. 29, 6-7 p.m. Sponsored by the New Milford Substance Abuse Prevention Council at The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. For more information and RSVP, email lindsey@youthagency.org or call 860-210-2030.

American Red Cross blood drive: Aug. 31, 1:30-6:30 p.m. Hospital, 21 Elm St.

Session with veterans service officer: Aug. 31, 9 a.m.-noon. VFW Hall, Avery Road. With Peter DiMaria. Bring DD214 form and other documents. For more information and an appointment, call 203-805-6340.

ROXBURY

Tag/bake sale: Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

“Sunset Celebration”: Aug. 20, 6-8 p.m. Presented by Roxbury Land Trust at Gavel Family Farm Preserve, Dorothy Diebold Lane near intersection of Route 317. Rain location, Hurlburt Park, Apple Lane. Bring picnics and blankets/chairs. For more information, call 860-350-4148.

Roast beef barbecue: Aug. 27, 5-7 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-1978.

SHERMAN

Screening of movie and dessert: Aug. 19, 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.

Discussion of “On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of Nomads” by Tim Cope: Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.

Blackberry festival: Aug. 20-21, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, Route 37 East.

Word Weavers: Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.

Slide-talk and book signing: “Finding Brass Valley, a Place in Time that Has Almost Vanished”: Aug. 21, 10:30 a.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. With Emery Roth. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.

Open house: Aug. 28, 3-5 p.m. Aug. 30, 6-8 p.m. Robbyn’s Nest Educational Center, Route 37, Suite 2B at Sherman Commons.

WASHINGTON

HORSE of Connecticut volunteers and adopters picnic: Aug. 20, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. HORSE, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960.

IAIS events: Aug. 20: screening of “Christmas in the Clouds,” 7 p.m. Aug. 27: “Changing Land, Changing Wildlife” with Margery Winters of Roaring Brook Nature Center, 9:30-11 a.m. Institute of American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.

Discussion and book signing with Rich Cohen: Aug. 25, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Author of “The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones.” For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Judea Garden Open Garden Day: Aug. 27, 3-5 p.m. At Steep Rock Association’s Macricostas Preserve, 124 Christian St.

Re-creation of the Centennial Celebration of the Sister Susie’s Allied Market: Aug. 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Washington Green. Period costumes welcome. For more information, visit www.gunnmuseum.org.

AREA TOWNS

Plein air painting class: Aug. 27, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Presented by Friends of Great Swamp at Green Chimneys Beach, Patterson, N.Y. With Jeanne Demotses. $10/person. $15 box lunch available. For more information and RSVP, call Sharon at 845-612-1046 or email Sharon_nakazzato@comcast.net.

Open house: Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-noon. Christ Church Nursery School, Quaker Hill Road, 17 Church Road, Pawling, N.Y. For more information, call Camille at 845-855-7309.

Theater

NEW MILFORD

Auditions for “Private Lives”: Aug. 22-23, 7-8:30 p.m. by appointment. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. For more information and an appointment, email director Frank Arcaro at frank.arcaro@gmail.com.