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Arts

GAYLORDSVILLE

"Wine & Art" -- Art by Pamela Hochstetter and Ellen Lazarus: April 13-May 13. Reception, April 14, 3-5 p.m. Peter Lawrence Furniture & Art Gallery, 703 Kent Road. For more information, call 203-746-5533.

Kent

Art by Billy Martin: Opening reception, April 14, 5-7 p.m. Runs through May 14. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit www.morrisongallery.com.

New Milford

Art by Dana Filbert: Runs through April 26. Closing reception, April 26, 7-8:30 p.m. Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue. For more information, call 860-210-3800.

"An Eclectic Mix": April 7-May 13. Reception, April 14, 3-5 p.m. Artists' talk, May 6, 2 p.m. The Silo, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

ROXBURY

"42 Years --Then and Now: A Retrospective Exhibition" -- art by Keith Hatcher: Opening reception, April 7, 2-4 p.m. Runs through May 14. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

WaRREN

"New Color" -- Art by Claudia Wood Rahm: Runs through April 14. Warren Library, Sackett Hill Road.

Washington

"Branching Out" -- Art by members of The Naturalist's Studio: Runs through April 29. Library, Wykeham Road.

Health

New Milford

"Eat Smart, Play Hard, Have Fun" eight-part series for families: Tuesdays, April 24-June 12, 6-7:30 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Hospital. Classes to be held at various locations. $50/family. For more information, call 800-350-1595 or visit www.newmilfordhospital.org.

Movies

Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911 (office). $9.50/adult $8.50/student. $7.50/senior or child. $5/bargain show before noon. $5/all-day Tuesday. $2 extra per 3D movie.

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. 203-796-7777. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.

Music/Dance

KENT

Spring concert with Kent Singers: April 15, 4 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 341 and 7. For more information, call 860-927-3486.

New Milford

Concert at The Silo: April 15, 2 p.m. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. With Josh Baiad, Oliver Martinez, Brooke Morris, Jennifer Poole and Brianna Walker. $10 in advance. $15 at door for adults. $5/student. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-0300.

Washington

Music at G.W. Tavern: April 7: Gerst Lite, 9:30 p.m. April 14: Joe West & The Creative Force, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Special Events

Bridgewater

"The Irish Eyes Murders" mystery murder-theater: April 21. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show and three-course meal to start at 7 p.m. Bridgewater Congregational Church, Clapboard Road. $30. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-8283.

Gaylordsville

School of Healing Prayer, level II: Starts April 11, 6 p.m. Light supper, 5:30 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

Library offerings: April 10: screening of "We Bought a Zoo" for all ages, 2 p.m. April 11: "Bubble-ology" for children 4-10, 11 a.m. April 12: "Tool Tie" for children 5-10, 1 p.m. April 13: scary monsters story hour for kids 3-8, 10:30 a.m. April 14: gaming night with X-Box Kinect for grade 5 and up, 7-9 p.m. April 16: Nutmeg Discussion Group talk about "The Potato Chip Puzzles," 3:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Voter registration and enrollment session: April 10, 5-7 p.m. Town hall, Kent Green.

Volunteer open house for book sale: April 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. At firehouse. For volunteers who want to help with book sale to start in May. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

"Eco-Friendly Gardening" lecture with Karen Bussolini: April 16, noon. Sponsored by Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 7 and 341. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-5521.

Book talk: April 19, 5-6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Betty Krasne. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

Book signing with Susanna Salk: April 7, 3-6 p.m. J. Seitz & Co, 9 East Shore Road.

New Milford

Maxx events: April 6: game night and dance for eighth-grade students, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8 and student id. April 13: jazz and funk night for high school students, featuring comedy by Dustin Martin, 6:30-11 p.m. $5. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St.

Easter offerings: Good Friday, April 6: ancient candlelight Tennebrae service, 7 p.m. April 7: vigil, 6 p.m. Easter, April 8: sunrise service, with breakfast to follow, 6 a.m., and service at 10 a.m. Northville Baptist Church, 9 Little Bear Hill Road. For more information, call 860-350-8397.

Rusty's EGGstravaganza: April 7, 10 a.m. Faith Church, 600 Danbury Road (Route 7 South).

Easter offerings: Easter, April 8: sunrise services in Chapel in the Pines, 6:30 a.m., traditional service, 9:30 a.m. Easter egg hunt, 10:45 a.m. Open Door contemporary worship, 11:30 a.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road.

"Artifacts: A Dramatic Musical": April, 9 and 11 a.m. Faith Church, 600 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). For more information, call 860-354-7700.

Workshops at The Silo: Four-part "Book 'n Look" workshop for kids 3-5 starts April 11, 11 a.m. $40. Four-part "Peek at a Technique" for adults starts April 19. $120. April 11: "Farming Fresh Foods" with Rich Pomerantz, 6:30 p.m. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. With Josh Baiad, Oliver Martinez, Brooke Morris, Jennifer Poole and Brianna Walker. $10 in advance. $15 at door for adults. $5/student. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-0300.

BNI: On Track Chapter meetings: April 12: Members to meet in power groups. April 19: with Mia Burch of Umion Savings Bank at bank's Park Lane branch, 100 Park Lane, 7 a.m. For more information, call 860-354-4464.

ThriftMart bag sale: April 12-14,

10 a.m.-4 p.m. ThriftMart, 146 Danbury Road (Route 7).

Ladies spring fling: April 13, 5:30-8 p.m. Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center, 30 Park Lane East. $10. Benefits Alzheimer's Association. For more information, call 860-355-0971.

Penny Plus! auction: April 14,

10 a.m. Last ticket available at

1:15 p.m. Drawing, 1:30 p.m. Hosted by Woman's Club at First Congregational Church, 36 Main St.

Wine tasting: April 13, 6-9 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Spirit Shoppe at Candlewood Valley Country Club, 401 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). $25. Proceeds benefits hospital mammogram fund. For more information and reservations, call 860-350-9463.

Bike collection day: April 14, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Co-hosted by Youth Agency and Boy Scouts at Youth Agency, East Street. Bring donations of gently used bikes to be donated to children and teens. Children who make a donation will receive a hot dog and water bottle from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-0047.

Bavarian night dinner-dance: April 14, 6:30 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $30/member. $40/non-member. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-7593.

Literary coffee house: April 14,

1 p.m. Library, Main Street.

Wine and beer tasting: April 14, 6-9 p.m. VFW, Avery Road. $20 in advance. $25 at door. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-0430 or 860-354-3474.

Spaghetti supper: April 14 and May 12, 5-7 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $9/senior 65 and older. $4/child 6-12. $25 family maximum.

Second Saturday Stars program: April 14, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. Topic; "Two Daily High Tides: How Come?"

Event to recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day: April 15. Light breakfast, 9:30 a.m. Screening of "Surviving Hitler: A Love Story," 10 a.m. Presented by Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life at Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. $10/non-coalition member.

Tax Day Tea Party rally: April 15, 1-4 p.m. Village Green.

VNA fundraising breakfast: April 17, 7:30-9 a.m. At Three Brothers Family Restaurant, 79 Danbury Road (Route 7). $25. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-2216.

"Whooo Wants to Play?" craft project: April 18, 6:30-8 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. $5/non-member. Free/member. For more information and registration, call 860-354-3069.

Roxbury

Stations of the Cross: Good Friday, April 6, noon. Christ Episcopal Church, 1 North St.

Easter services: Easter, April 8: Sunrise service, 6:30 a.m., at Good Hill Road at Upper Grassy Hill Road at Woodbury town line. Breakfast at church, 6:30 a.m. Worship, 10:30 a.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, Church Street.

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast: April 14, 8-10 a.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. $7/adult. $5/child. Benefits mission trip.

Sherman

Easter offerings: April 6: Tenebrae service, 7:30 p.m. Easter, April 8: sunrise service, 6:30 a.m., and resurrection service, 10 a.m. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road.

Program about party decor with floral designer Loretta Stagen: April 12, 1 p.m. Sponsored by Sherman Garden Club at Sherman Renaissance Center, 8 Sherman Center. $5/non-member. For more information, call 860-354-8164.

Book signing and talk with Florence (Quammie) Jackson and Doris Tomaselli: April 13, 2 p.m. Sherman Renaissance Center, 8 Route 37 Center. Authors of "A Life In Color: The Memories of Florence Elizabeth Eugene Quammie."

Washington

Roast turkey dinner: April 14, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $12/adult. $5/child 12 and under. Free delivery for Warren residents 70 and older. For more information, call 860-868-7106.

Washington

Easter services: Good Friday, April 6: Service, 3 p.m. April 7: Service,

8 p.m. Easter, April 8: 10:30 a.m.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 34 Green Hill Road (Route 47).

Easter services: Good Friday, April 6: Three-hour service of meditation and prayer, noon-3 p.m. Liturgy, veneration of the cross and Mass,

7 p.m. Holy Saturday, April 7: Service, 7:30 p.m. Easter, April 8: Mass, 10 a.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, Green Hill Road.

Library events: April 7: Easter egg dyeing, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring hard-boiled white eggs. April 12: Program with Wendy Summer, who will discuss her experiences working with the people of Afghanistan,

6:30 p.m. April 14: Workshop on Kanzashi flower making, 11 a.m. April 16-May April 14: Lego Day, 1-

2 p.m. Bring Lego creations or make some on site. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310 for children's or family programs and 860-868-7586 for all other programs.

Easter bake and flower sale: April 7, 8:30 a.m. Hosted by Salem Covenant Church outside Washington Food Market, Bryan Memorial Plaza.

Spring egg hunt: April 7, 11 a.m. Glenholme School, Sabbaday Lane. Bring canned food to be donated to food bank.

Easter services: Good Friday, April 6:

Service, 3 p.m. April 7: service, 8 p.m. Easter, April 8: 10 a.m. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Route 47.

Easter service: April 8, 8:30 a.m.

St. Patrick Church, 25 Church St.

Money Matters for Women seminar: April 9, 6 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. With Joan Kaplan. For more information and registration, email joankaplan@rcn.com or visit www.moneymatters4women.net.

Chicken dinner: April 14, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by New Preston Congregational Church at firehouse, Bee Brook Road. $10/adult. $5/child under 12.

"An Evening with Susan Saint James": April 14, 7:30 p.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). Presentation, $30. Presentation and champagne reception, $50. For more information, call 860-868-0551, ext. 216.

Washington History Club: April 16, 10 a.m. Group meets third Monday of each month. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2502.

Program about Shepaug Valley Railroad: April 17, 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Gunn Memorial Museum at library, 5 Wyeham Road. With guest speaker Bob Devine, last living employee of the railroad.

Area towns

"Making Government Work: Solutions to Break Today's Gridlock and Polarization": April 13, 3-4:30 p.m. Sponsored by No Labels at Danbury Public Library, 170 Main St. For more information and reservations, email civicirwin@gmail.com.

Theater

SHERMAN

"The Subject Was Roses": Fridays-Saturdays through April 21, 8 p.m. April 15, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $20/person. $10/student. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.