Robbyn's Nest Montessori in Sherman will offer a free and open to the general public children's story telling event, "Stories to Grow On," Aug. 17 from 1 to 2 p.m. in New Fairfield.

Professional storyteller Shari Lynn will be the featured storyteller at the SAS School of Dance at 11 Route 37 #3.

The New Milford Center for the Arts will present 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 reservation, call Robbyn German at 860-355-8989 or SAS School of Dance at 203-312-0579.