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

NEW MILFORD

Exhibit of history and memorabilia dedicated to the New Milford First Congregational Church’s 300th anniversary: Runs through Sept. 16. Library, Main Street.

“Nature’s Beauty” - works by Rosemary Connor: Opening reception, Sept. 20, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Oct. 24. At 30 Bridge Street Building, 30 Bridge St. Hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Oil paintings by Souby Boski of New Milford: Runs through Sept. 30. Edward J. Duffy Family Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue.

ROXBURY

“Water Places” - abstract landscapes by Ann Quackenbos: Opening reception, Sept. 24, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Nov. 17. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-250-2181.

SHERMAN

“Waters of the World: Photography by Linda T. Hubbard”: Opening reception, Sept. 17, 4-6 p.m. Runs through Nov. 4. Library, Sherman Center.

WASHINGTON

New paintings and drawings by Tom Pearsall: Runs through Oct. 15. Stairwell Gallery at Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

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

Music by Sub-Urban: Sept. 17, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $10 in advance at www.merryallcenter.org and $15 at door.

Music by Vent Noveau: Sept. 24, time to be announced Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. For more information, visit www.merryallcenter.org.

SHERMAN

Free summer concert: Sept. 24: with Goodtime Charlie’s, 2-5 p.m. Presented by Sherman Park & Rec at pavilion at town park.

“Jamboree at JCC”: Sept. 24, 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

“Love, Loss, and What I Wore”: Sept. 16-17, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18, 3 p.m. Bridgewater Congregational Church, 10 Clapboard Road. Sept. 16, $20. Sept. 17-18, $30. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-8283.

Bridgewater Democratic Town Committee fundraiser: Sept. 17, 4-7 p.m. Hosted by Julie Wachtel and Tom Sperry at 44 Christian St. $50/ticket. For more information and tickets, visit www.bridgewaterdems.org.

Library offering for adults: Sept. 19: discussion of “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Senior center lunch: Sept. 22, noon. With guest from Western Connecticut Agency on Aging. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Roast beef dinner: Sept. 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosted by Bridgewater Grange at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Main Street. $15/adult. $12/senior over 62. $8/child 6-12. Free/child under 6.

GAYLORDSVILLE

Chicken BBQ: Sept. 24, 1 p.m. Presented by Gaylordsville Volunteer Fire Department at firehouse, Route 7.

Fall flea market: Sept. 25, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Presented by Gaylordsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary at firemen’s ball field, Route 7.

KENT

“Kent Town Government: Direct Democracy, A Program in Celebration of Constitution Day”: Sept. 17, 3-4 p.m. Presented by library at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.

Templeton Farm 40th anniversary celebration: Sept. 18, 1-3 p.m. Apartment tours, 1-2 p.m. Program, 2 p.m. Templeton Farm, 16 Swift Lane.

“Searching for the American Dream: Stories of Immigrants”: Sept. 18, 7 p.m. Presented by Kent Historical Society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. Part of organization’s Sunday Series. With guest speaker and storyteller Carol Birch. Free/member. $5/non-member. For more information, call 860-927-4587 or visit www.kenthistoricalsociety.org.

Connecticut Antique Machinery Festival: Sept. 23-25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road. For more information, visit www.ctamachinery.com.

Kent Quiz Night: Sept. 24, 7 p.m. Presented by library at firehouse, 28 Maple St. Teams of four sought. $50/team in advance at the Main Street library, online at www.kentmemoriallibrary or at Kent Wine & Spirit, 24 North Main St. $60/team at the door.

NEW MILFORD

Ronald Reagan Dinner: Sept. 16. Cocktails, 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and dancing. Presented by New Milford Republican Town Committee at the Club at River Oaks, Sherman. $75/person or $125/couple. For more information and RSVP, call 203-451-9776 or email loisc203@aol.com, or visit www.nmrepublicans.org.

Candelight service for POW/MIA Recognition Day: Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. Presented by POW/MIA, Connecticut Forget-Me-Nots in front of St. Francis Xavier Parish Center, Elm Street. Light sticks provided.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day: Sept. 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. At John Pettibone School, Pickett District Road. Open to New Milford, Sherman, Bridgewater, Roxbury, Warren, Washington, Kent and Brookfield residents, who must show proof of residency. For more information, call 860-355-6035.

Roast beef dinner: Sept. 17, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

“The Treasure Trunk” antique, collectible and other vintage finds event: Sept. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Co-sponsored by Litchfield Crossings and Just In Antiques at Litchfield Crossings, Route 7 South. Proceeds benefit New Milford Historical Society.

Country Fair: Sept. 17, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Hosted by Lions Club at Harrybrooke Park, Still River Drive. $6/general admission. $3/child 6-12 and free/child 5 and under. $10/two-day pass.

Fall celebration: Sept. 17, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Rain date, Sept. 18. Sponsored by Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust at Smyrski Farm, 236 Merryall Road.

Poker run/pig roast: Sept. 17. Poker run, 9 a.m. Pig roast, 1-5 p.m. Hosted by Iron Law New Milford Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club at VFW, Avery Road. $20.

“A Night of Magic and Surprise”: Sept. 17, 8 p.m. Temple Sholom, 122 Kent Road (Route 7 North). $30 in advance. $36 at door. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-0273.

Merryall Union Chapel service: Sept. 18: with the Rev. Steve Klots of South Kent School, 4 p.m. Merryall Union Chapel, Chapel Hill Road. For more information, visit www.merryallchapel.org.

AARP meeting: Sept. 18, noon. Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 7 North. Registration meeting. Bring AARP cards and $5 dues. New members welcome.

First Apostolic Gathering of New Milford offerings: Sept. 18: National Back to Church Sunday. Sept. 23: screening of “God is Not Dead,” 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 25: screening of Superbook Adventure,” 2:30-3:30 p.m. First Apostolic Gathering of New Milford, railroad station, Railroad Street.

Book discussion group for science fiction readers: Sept. 19. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Caregivers Support Group: Sept. 20, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Program about Medicare health options: Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Margaret Ackley, a local independent insurance representative. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Program with lowering one’s Alzheimer’s risk: Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Dr. Arthur Klein of Family First Chiropractic and Wellness Center. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Sept. 22: with Ed Sawyer of Sawyer Plumbing, 8 a.m. Sept. 29: with Audrey King of Kent Greenhouse & Gardens, 8 a.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street.

Series on how to age in place: Sept. 22: staying at home, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

5K walk-a-thon to benefit Loaves & Fishes: Sept. 24, 8-11 a.m. At Faith Church, 600 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). For more information, visit www.lfwalk.org.

Festival of Flavors: Sept. 24, 2-7 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. With music by Carrie Ashton, and food and beverages.

Yankee pot roast dinner: Sept. 24, 4:30-7:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. Event will also include music, silent auction and tours of church’s historic building. $15/adult. $10/child under 12. For more information, tickets and take-out dinner orders, call 860-354-8232.

USBands home competition: Sept. 24, 5-9 p.m. At New Milford High School, Route 7 South. $10/adult. $5/student, senior and faculty.

Walk a Mile for a Meal: Sept. 25, 1-2 p.m. Hosted by Social Services. Start at Big Y and walk to Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-6079, ext. 1.

Arts and antiques appraisal fair, and curated tag and consignment sale: Sept. 25, noon-5 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, 8 Chapel Hill Road.

Family dinner: Sept. 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, 91 Railroad St. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

Coffee with Library Director Sally Tornow: Sept. 27, 1-2 p.m. Library, Main Street.

SHERMAN

Screening of movie and dessert: Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. Jewish Community Center, Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

Genealogy luncheon workshop : RSVP, Sept. 16. Program, Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Senior center, Sherman Center. With guest speaker Jennifer Zinck, researcher and writer who specializes in the intersection of traditional and genetic genealogy. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-2414, ext. 1 by Sept. 16.

Raspberry festival: Sept. 17-18, noon-5 p.m. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. $5/plate of food.

Word Weavers: Sept. 17, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.

“Twelve Wave Capitalism”: Sept. 18, 11 a.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. With John Ehrenreich, author of “Third Wave Capitalism: How Money, Power, and the Pursuit of Self Interest Have Imperiled the American Dream.” For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.

WASHINGTON

“From the Earth to the Sea” lobster clambake and drumming fundraiser: Sept. 17, 6-8 p.m. Hosted by Institute for American Indian Studies at River Walk Pavilion, 11 School St. $40/IAIS member. $50/non-member. $10/child 12 and under. For more information, call 860-868-0518 by Sept. 13.

Washington History Club morning meeting: Sept. 19, 10 a.m. At senior center, Bryan Plaza. Topic: Washington street names and their stories. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

IAIS events: Sept. 24: “Step Back in Time: Native American Heritage Walk,” 1 p.m. Sept. 25: artifact identification day, 1-4 p.m. Institute of American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.

Hike at Coords Preserve: Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-noon. Co-sponsored by Warren Land Trust and Warren Historical Society at Coords Preserve, off Angevine Road. For more information, email warrenhistorian@hotmail.com or call 860-868-6724.

Book signing with interior designer Karen Davis and photographer Brandt Bolding: Sept. 24, 4 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. They will sign copies of “At Home in the American Barn.”

Discussion and book signing: Sept. 25, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Rod Funston, author of “Grandpa, Caution and Me.”

AREA TOWNS

German Language School fallregistration: Classes began Sept. 20, 6-8 p.m. At Immanuel Lutheran School, 18 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury. For more information and registration, call 860-354-2120 or 203-775-8243.

The 11th Annual Watertown House Tour: Sept. 24, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Presented by Watertown Historical Society at five properties, including the Lund House, 38 Academy Hill; The Rectory, 37 The Green; the Doster House, 151 Middlebury Road; the Long House, 241 Woodbury Road; and United Methodist Church and Asbury Cottage, 305 Main St. In addition, the Nova Scotia Schoolhouse, 22 DeForest St., will also be open. $25 in advance. $30 day of event. For more information and tickets, call 860-274-1050 or visit www.watertownhistoricalsociety.org.

Theater

NEW MILFORD

“The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence”: Fridays-Saturdays, Sept. 16-Oct. 8, 8 p.m. and Oct. 2, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23. $18/military personnel and student with ID. Pay-what-you-can-night, Sept. 22, 8 p.m. For more information and tickets, call 860-350-6863 or visit www.theatreworks.us.

SHERMAN

“The Chalk Garden”: Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Sept. 16-Oct. 9, as well as Sept. 25 and Oct. 9, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $22/adult. $11/child. $11/student with valid ID and who pays cash. For more information, call 860-354-3622.