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Past Events

Join us for a Members Only tour of the historic New Milford Green

Members Walking Tour of New Milford's Historic Green

Sunday, September 10 2017
Members Walking Tour of New Mi...
Starts at 2:00 PM
Join us for a Members Only tour of the historic New Milford Green

We invite you to Sponsor a Flag in Honor of a Veteran! 
In honor the upcoming Veteran's Day, in honor and in memory of our Military Veterans and those men and women 
actively serving our country today, the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. will erect the Kiwanis Flags of 
Valor on the New Milford Historical Society and the Town of New Milford's lawn at the north end of the Green. The Field 
of Valor will include at least 300 full size (3 foot by 5 foot) American flags and will be on display from November 4 
through December 2, 2017. 
All are invited to sponsor anyone they would like to HONOR with one of these keepsake flags.  Your Honoree and 
sponsor name will be proudly displayed on a yellow ribbon with each flag.  Major sponsors will be identified with on-site 
signage and up to ten flags for their honorees. 
All proceeds support the efforts and the programs of the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc, 501c. We are 
a volunteer organization whose mission is "To serve the children of the world, one community at a time." Look for more 
events and information on our website www.kiwanisct.com. Plan to pick up your keepsake flag on December 2, between 
8 and 9 a.m. contact Linda Thomas at LTorganizing.Linda@gmail.com or 203-733-3515 with any questions.

$30 for One Flag $100 for Four Flags $500 for Major Sponsor

Kiwanis Flags of Valor

Saturday, November 4 2017
Kiwanis Flags of Valor...
Starts at 1:00 AM
We invite you to Sponsor a Flag in Honor of a Veteran! In honor the upcoming Veteran's Day, in honor and in memory of our Military Veterans and those men and women actively serving our country today, the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. will erect the Kiwanis Flags of Valor on the New Milford Historical Society and the Town of New Milford's lawn at the north end of the Green. The Field of Valor will include at least 300 full size (3 foot by 5 foot) American flags and will be on display from November 4 through December 2, 2017. All are invited to sponsor anyone they would like to HONOR with one of these keepsake flags. Your Honoree and sponsor name will be proudly displayed on a yellow ribbon with each flag. Major sponsors will be identified with on-site signage and up to ten flags for their honorees. All proceeds support the efforts and the programs of the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc, 501c. We are a volunteer organization whose mission is "To serve the children of the world, one community at a time." Look for more events and information on our website www.kiwanisct.com. Plan to pick up your keepsake flag on December 2, between 8 and 9 a.m. contact Linda Thomas at LTorganizing.Linda@gmail.com or 203-733-3515 with any questions. $30 for One Flag $100 for Four Flags $500 for Major Sponsor

~With Sarah St. Germain and Rebecca Starkins~
Learn about a 1770s wardrobe with Sarah St. Germain from the <a href=Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society. From breeches to waistcoats and caps to stays, attendees will learn the language of early American fashion. With the help of Rebecca Starkins, proprietress of “A Fashionable Frolick,” St. Germain will present period reproductions. A question and answer period will follow. " />

The Language of an 18th Century Wardrobe

Thursday, May 15 2014
The Language of an 18th Centur...
Starts at 7:00 PM
~With Sarah St. Germain and Rebecca Starkins~ Learn about a 1770s wardrobe with Sarah St. Germain from the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society. From breeches to waistcoats and caps to stays, attendees will learn the language of early American fashion. With the help of Rebecca Starkins, proprietress of “A Fashionable Frolick,” St. Germain will present period reproductions. A question and answer period will follow.

LOOK AT ARTISTS – A CHILDREN’S ART HISTORY COURSE
                  
This 4 week long course is designed to improve and increase visual literacy for children in grades 1-4.  Students will learn about a different artist during each hour-long session by reading a story about that artist, then creating a project in his/her style.  During this session, we will be discovering VanGogh, Picasso/Matisse, Mary Cassatt and Andy Warhol. 
The program will end with an art show and reception displaying the student’s artwork in the Boardman Gallery of the Museum.

Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm from September 24 – October 15, 2015.  

Student Art Show and Reception Thursday October 22nd at 4:00 pm. 
Members: $30.00 / Non-Members: $35.00. Program is limited to 15 Students.
Program is taught by Kathy Elmore, MLS, with over 20 years experience as a Children’s Librarian in Connecticut Public Libraries.

LOOK AT ARTISTS

Thursday, September 24 2015
LOOK AT ARTISTS...
Starts at 4:00 PM
LOOK AT ARTISTS – A CHILDREN’S ART HISTORY COURSE This 4 week long course is designed to improve and increase visual literacy for children in grades 1-4. Students will learn about a different artist during each hour-long session by reading a story about that artist, then creating a project in his/her style. During this session, we will be discovering VanGogh, Picasso/Matisse, Mary Cassatt and Andy Warhol. The program will end with an art show and reception displaying the student’s artwork in the Boardman Gallery of the Museum. Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm from September 24 – October 15, 2015. Student Art Show and Reception Thursday October 22nd at 4:00 pm. Members: $30.00 / Non-Members: $35.00. Program is limited to 15 Students. Program is taught by Kathy Elmore, MLS, with over 20 years experience as a Children’s Librarian in Connecticut Public Libraries.

More information to follow!

Unveiling of the Underground Railroad Plaque

Thursday, July 12 2012
Unveiling of the Underground R...
Starts at 6:00 PM
More information to follow!

Favorite items from the museum's permanent collection will be brought out of storage and shared once again with the public.  These treasured objects which are the heart of our historical society will awaken our memories and provide us with a tangible link to our past.

Heirlooms From the Attic: New Milford Historical Society's Finest

Sunday, May 20 2012
Heirlooms From the Attic: New...
Starts at 1:00 PM
Favorite items from the museum's permanent collection will be brought out of storage and shared once again with the public. These treasured objects which are the heart of our historical society will awaken our memories and provide us with a tangible link to our past.