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Arts

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"Bridgewater Eight" -- including art by Marta Marsco, Charlotte Cilley, Susan Schefflein and Pamela Hochstetter: Opening reception, March 2, 3-5 p.m. Runs through March 30. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. Hours: Tuesdays, 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

New Milford

Prismacolor illustrations and wood carvings by Linda McMillan: Runs through Feb. 28. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Acrylic and oil-based paint marker art by Ron Crowcroft: Runs through March 9. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"Starlight Drive" --art by Chris Osborne of New Milford: Runs through April. Inn at Newtown, 19 Main St., Newtown.

ROXBURY

Art by Ann Harriet Carew: Runs through Feb. 28. Roxbury Senior Center, South Street.

"Watercolor Odyssey: A Personal Journey" -- art by Cal Fortbrook: Runs through March 4. Library, 23 South St. Hours: Mondays, noon-7 p.m., Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursdays, noon-5 p.m., Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Washington

Members juried exhibit: Runs through Feb. 23. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Hall Plaza. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

Acrylics by Faith Stewart-Gordon: Runs through February. Marty's Cafe, 4 Green Hill Road. Hours: daily, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1700.

Health

Kent

"Strong Women, Strong Bones program: Tuesdays, 10-11:15 a.m. Fridays, 2-3:15 p.m. March 5-April 19. Kent Specialty Care Center, 46 Maple St. Presented by New Milford Hospital. $85/series. For more information and RSVP, call toll-free 800-355-1595.

New Milford

Free pilates barrres classes: Feb. 25, 6 p.m. Feb. 27, 9 a.m. Mind-Body Connection, A Pilates Studio, 143 West St., Unit W. For more information, call 860-350-3643 or visit www.mind-bodyconnection.com. "Strong Women, Strong Bones program: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10-11:15 a.m. March 4-April 19, May 13, June 28, July 8-Aug. 23 and Sept. 9-Oct. 25. First Congregational Church at 36 Main St. Presented by New Milford Hospital. $85/series. For more information and RSVP, call toll-free 800-355-1595.

Washington

"Strong Women, Strong Bones program: Mondays and Wednesdays, 2-3:15 p.m. March 4-April 17, May 13-June 26, July 8-Aug. 21 and Sept. 9-Oct. 23. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. Presented by New Milford Hospital. $85/series. For more information and RSVP, call toll-free 800-355-1595.

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

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New Milford

Karaoke for a Cause fundraiser: Feb. 23: competition to make it into semi-finals. March 2: semi-finals. March 9: finals. $10/person each time one competes. Registration, 8 p.m. or by calling 860-355-9222. SJ Barrington's, 48 Kent Road. For more information, call 860-355-9222.

AREA TOWNS

Music by Black 47: March 1. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven. Band includes New Milford native Joe Burcaw on bass. $12.50 in advance. $15 at door. For more information, call 203-624-8623.

Special Events

New Milford

Tasty Waves fundraiser for John Pettibone School PTO: Feb. 22, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Had been scheduled for Feb. 8. Tasty Waves, 7 Main St. A portion of the day's sales will benefit the sponsor group.

Introductory course about how to use Facebook: Feb. 22, 10 a.m. Co-hosted by library and senior center, Jim Palmer Computer Lab, 40 Main St. For more information and registration, call 860-355-6075.

Teen job skills interview workshop: Feb. 22, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Hosted by the Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and registration, call 860-354-0047 or email alison@youthagency.org.

Events for teens at The Maxx: Feb. 22: live music, 6:30-11 p.m. Feb. 23: pool tournament. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Evening prayer gathering: Feb. 22, (second and fourth Friday each month), 6-9 p.m. Morning Glory worship service: Feb. 24. (second and fourth Sundays each month), 8-9:30 a.m. Mid-day Bible study group: Feb. 27 (second and fourth Wednesday each month), noon-1:30 p.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

"Raising a Good Digital Citizen: How To Help Your Child Use Technology Safely and Responsibly" parent education workshop: Feb. 23, 9-11 a.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. Child care available. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047 or email laura@youthagency.org.

Belly dance FIT class: Feb. 23, 10 a.m. Co-presented by Woman's Club of New Milford and Kathy Henkel Studio at Kathy Henkel Studio, 143 West St., Suite Q. $15 or $10 with canned food donation. Proceeds benefit New Milford Food Bank. For more information, call 203-947-0265.

Beer and wine tasting: Feb. 23, 7-9:30 p.m. At Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). $20 tickets available at New Milford Spirit Shoppe, Route 67, NeJaime's Wine and Spirits, 164 Danbury Road, or by calling 860-350-8723. Benefits NMHS Grad Party.

"The Civil War Letters of Captain David Hoag: A Dramatic Reading": Feb. 24, 2 p.m. New Milford Historical Society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. With costumed members of Sherman Historical Society. For more information, call 860-354-3069 or email nmhistorical@gmail.com.

Program with author Jude Calligros: Feb. 27, 7 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Avenue.

Fundraiser for MVP/SOS: Feb. 27, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. At The Cookhouse, 31 Danbury Road (Route 7). For more information, visit www.mvpsos.com.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS): Feb. 28, 9:30 a.m. Parish house of First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8232.

BNI: On Track Chapter meetings: Feb. 28: Jeffrey Winter of Northwest Mutual Life Insurance, 7 a.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, call Audrey King at 860 350-8295 or Hedy Kinney at 860 927-3882, or visit BNINewMilford.com.

Teen dating violence awareness and prevention program: "He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not:Jessica's Story": March 1, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. Transportation available from NMHS to The Maxx. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047 or email laura@youthagency.org.

Screening of "The Lorax": March 2, 10 a.m. Hosted by Pratt Nature Center at Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. $15/adult. $12/child.

Program about real estate and 2013 fiscal cliff: March 6, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Sherman

Centering prayer group: March 6. Meets first Wednesday of each month, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-1414.

Divorce Care program: Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Runs through April 30. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information and registration, call 860-354-6114.

WaRREN

Pancake breakfast: Feb. 24, 7:30-11 a.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child 3 and older. Free delivery for Warren residents 70 and older.

Washington

Institute for American Indian Studies event: Feb. 23: drum workshop, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 24. March 2: maple sugaring festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Admissions open house: Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-noon. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). For more information, call 860-868-0551.

Kids Expo: Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). For more information, call 860-868-0551.

"The Frog Prince" puppet performances: Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m . Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). $8. For more information, call 860-868-0551.

"Voices of Poetry Under the Gunn": Feb. 23, 1-2:45 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.

Book signings: Feb. 23: with Charles Dubow, author of "Indiscretion," 2 p.m. March 2: with Ann Leary, author of "The Good House," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

Bereavement group: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Starts Feb. 27 and runs for six weeks. First Congregational Church on the Green. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0569.

Parson's Table: March 6, 12:30 p.m. Meets first Wednesday of each month, 12:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church house, 9 Parsonage Lane. For more information, call 860-868-2527.

After School Art Program (ASAP) workshops: Registration for a variety of classes ongoing. At various locations in Region 12 school district. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0740 or visit www.afterschoolartsprogram.org.

Area towns

Annual Spirit of Women Day of Dance: Feb. 23, 9:30 a.m-2 p.m. Crowne Plaza, 18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury. Presented by Western Connecticut Health Network. $10. For more information and registration, call 866-374-0007.

"Living Longer, Living Smarter": March 5, 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Women's Club of Danbury/New Fairfield and AARP Connecticut Decide. Create. Share. intiative at Hatters Park Hall, 7 East Hayestown Road, Danbury. For more information and registration, call 203-917-4731.

Theater

New Milford

"Adrift in Macao": Fridays-Saturdays Feb. 22-March 23, 8 p.m. March 10 and 17, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. $28. Pay-what-you-can night Feb. 28, 8 p.m. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.

WASHINGTON

"The Snow Queen": Feb. 22, 5 p.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202).

"Avenue Q: School Edition": Feb. 22-23, 7 p.m. The Gunnery, 99 Green Hill Road.