Robbyn's Nest Montessori in Sherman will offer a free children's storytelling event, "Stories to Grow On," Aug. 17 from 1 to 2 p.m. in New Fairfield.

Renowned professional storyteller Shari Lynn will be the featured storyteller at the SAS School of Dance at 11 Route 37, No. 3.

The New Milford Center for the Arts will offer free face painting and activities from 2 to 3 p.m.

Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for children 2 and older and free for children under 2.

For more information and reservations, call Robbyn German at 860-355-8989 or SAS School of Dance at 203-312-0579.