Published 12:00 am, Thursday, September 22, 2016
Works by several artists: Runs through Sept. 29. Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.
North East Watercolor Society’s 40th International Show: Opening reception, Oct. 23, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Nov. 5. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit www.kentart.org.
“Happy Villages and Accidental Landscapes” - works by fiber artist Karen Eckmeier: Runs through Oct. 31. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP to reception, call 860-927-3761.
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Works by Dennis Stuart: Runs through Sept. 25. Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St.
“The Four of Us” - art by John Kane, Wendy Carlson and their sons, Tristan and James: Runs through Oct. 2. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. For more information, visit www.thesiloct.org or call 860-355-0300.
“Nature’s Beauty” - works by Rosemary Connor: Runs through Oct. 24. At 30 Bridge Street Building, 30 Bridge St. Hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
“New Born: The Digital Art of Chris Ludwig”: Runs through Nov. 5. Library, Main Street.
“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.
Exhibit of artifacts, pictures and stories celebrating The Gunnery and its founder, Frederick W. Gunn: Oct. 1-2, Oct. 8-9 and Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Judy Black Memorial Gallery and Park, 1 Green Hill Road.
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.
“Distaff in Sharon: A Tribute to Melva Bucksbaum”: Runs through Oct. 28. The Gallery at Sharon Historical Society, 18 Main St., Sharon. Hours: Wednesdays-Fridays, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. By appointment. For more information, visit www.sharonhist.org.
Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line).
Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-0006 (show times).
AMC: Still River Corporate Center, 4-6 International Drive, Danbury. 888-AMC-4FUN.
“Music in the Nave” concert: Sept. 24: with concert pianist Jonathan Moyer, 6 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, intersection of routes 7 and 341. Sept. 24 concert: $13 in advance at https://mitn9-24-16.eventbrite.com. $15 at door. Free/student. For more information, call 860-927-3486.
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. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $10/adult. $5/student. Free/child under 10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.
Beer and wine tasting: Sept. 24, 5-8 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Bridgewater Volunteer Fire Department and its women’s auxiliary, and New Milford Spirit Shoppe and NeJaime’s Fine Wine & Spirits at Bridgewater Pavilion, Sarah Sanford Road. $25.
Gaming collaboration and dinner: Sept. 28, 6-7 p.m. Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1191 or 860-350-6937.
“Cookie Bookie” book sale: Oct. 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Library, 62 Main St.
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.
School of Healing Prayer level one course: Four parts: Oct. 1-2 and Oct. 29-30, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each day. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. $180. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8294 by Sept. 30.
Book sale: September: to be announced. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.
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.
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. 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 email@example.com.
“TV Serial Dinners”: Saturdays, 4:30 p.m. and Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Charter Public Access Channel 192. With Dee Biglin of New Milford.
First Apostolic Gathering of New Milford offerings: Sept. 23: screening of “God is Not Dead,” 7:30-9:45 p.m. Sept. 25: screening of Superbook Adventure,” 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 28: “See You at the Pole” prayer gathering, 7 a.m. First Apostolic Gathering of New Milford, railroad station, Railroad Street.
Festival of Flavors: Sept. 24, 2-7 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. With music by Carrie Ashton, and food and beverages.
“Bats 101” photo presentation: Sept. 24, 2-3 p.m. Sponsored by Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust at Smyrski’ Farm's red barn, 238 Merryall Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-1927.
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.
Game BBQ and fish fry: Sept. 25, noon-6 p.m. Presented by Ousatonic Fish and Game Protective Association, Inc. at Harrybrooke Park, Still River Drive. $20.
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.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: Sept. 27. 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: Sept. 27, 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.
Session with veterans service officer: Sept. 28, 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.
“Kindness Begins with Me”: Sept. 28, 6-7 p.m. Youth Agency, 50 East St. Open to youths in grades four to six. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Sept. 29: with Audrey King of Kent Greenhouse & Gardens, 8 a.m. Oct. 6: with Wayne Locke of Matson Financial Advisors, 8 a.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street.
Screening of documentary about history of horror and monster movies: Sept. 30, 7 p.m. Bank Street Theatre, Bank Street. film produced, written and narrated by Simon Melzer. Free.
“Happenin’ Hearts” fundraiser: Oct. 2, 1-5 p.m. At Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $5/person 3 and older. Free/child under 3.
Caregivers Support Group: Oct. 4, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Bereavement Support Group: Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association, 68 Park Lane Road. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Family-friendly activities: Sept. 24, 11 a.m. Hosted by library at Toplands Farm, 102 Painter Hill Road. Activities include farm tours, antique and truck display and visits with animals. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2181.
Sherman Library annual meeting and program with FineLine founders: Sept. 30. Meeting, 6:30 p.m. Program, 7:45 p.m. At library, Sherman Center. With guest speakers Elizabeth Parkinson and Scott Wise.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.”
Screening of “The Cardboard Bernini: Ashes to Ashes, Mush to Mush”: Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.
“Understanding Medicare Basics”: Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With licensed health insurance professional Margaret Foran Ackley. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Hollister House Garden open: Runs through Sept. 30. Fridays, 2-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hollister House Garden, 300 Nettleton Hollow Road. For more information, email email@example.com.
Banned Books Week party: Sept. 30, 4 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road.
Discussion and book signing: Oct. 1, 4 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Camille Aubray, author of “Cooking for Picasso.”
Library offerings: Oct. 1: sunflower festival, 1 p.m. Oct. 8: haunted gnome house workshop, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.
Live demonstration with master makeup artist Tyler Green: Oct. 1, 4-6 p. m. Presented by After School Arts Program at Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike. $15. For more information and tickets, call 860-868-0740.
Interfaith Blessing of the Animals: Oct. 2, noon-3 p.m. At Steep Rock Preserve. All animals must be on leash or restrained. For more information, call the First Congregational Church of Washington at 860-868-0569.
Meditation practice group: Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25 and Nov. 1 and 8. Led by the Rev. Cheryl P. Anderson at library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
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.
Jason D. Lewis kids’ fishing derby: Oct. 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. At Squantz Pond, New Fairfield. Open to children under 15.
Auditions for “Peter and the Starcatcher”: Oct. 3-4, 7-9:30 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. Cast of one woman ages 18-25 and 11 men ages 18-50 is sought. For more information, character breakdowns and audition sides, visit www.theatreworks.us/actors.
“The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence”: Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 8, 8 p.m. and Oct. 2, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23. $18/military personnel and student with ID. For more information and tickets, call 860-350-6863 or visit www.theatreworks.us.
“The Chalk Garden”: Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., through 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.