Arts

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"The Light Within: Country Walks and City Views -- photographs by Marc Isolda: Opening reception, April 13, 4-6 p.m. Runs through May 31. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Art by resident William MacGeorge: Through April. Senior center, Hut Hill Road.

New Milford

"A Journey through Sicily and Brugges, Belgium" -- photos by Hank Meirowitz: Reception, April 7, 3-5 p.m. Runs through June 4. At the Good News Cafe, 694 Main St., Woodbury. For more information, call 203-266-4663.

Photography by Patrick Hackett: Runs through April 20. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

ROXBURY

"Atmospherics" -- art by New Preston artist Diane Dupuis: Runs through April 15. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Washington

Fiber works by Vera Longtoe Sheehan: Reception with artist, April 7, 1-3 p.m. Runs through May 31. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

"Facing Ambiguity" --paintings by Susan Monserud and stainless steel portraits by Philip Grausman: Runs April 12-May 12. Reception, April 13, 4-7 p.m. Behnke Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. For more information, call 860-868-1655 or email info@behnkedohertygallerycom.

Art and auction of works by Glenholme School students: Runs through April. Marty's Cafe, 4 Green Hill Road. Hours: daily, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1700.

Health

New Milford

Community Health Center of Danbury's Mobile Medical Clinic: April 11, 10 am.-12:30 p.m. Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St. For more information and registration, call 860-355-6079.

Blood pressure and glucose screenings: April 12, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Robison Conference Room A, New Milford Hospital, Elm Street.

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

"I Travel Alone" cabaret with Lynn Henderson: April 6, 4 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, North Main Street.

SHERMAN

Très Cafe coffeehouse-style concert: April 13, 7:30 p.m. Meets second Saturday each month, 7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. $15. For more information, email Rob Brereton at rob@robertbrerton.com.

Musical event: April 13: with Daniel Guangman Yue, violin prodigy, 7:30 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Washington

Performance with instrumentalist Peter Biedermann: April 11, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

Special Events

Bridgewater

"The 365 Day Garden" lecture with Margaret Roach: April 11. Continental breakfast, 10:30 a.m. followed by program. Hosted by Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club at firehouse, Route 133. $5. For more information and sign up, call Ann at 860-354-5575 or Frances at 860-210-1142.

Kent

Pasta dinner: April 5, seatings at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m. Kent Center School, Judd Avenue. $6/person. $25/family of five or more. Special "date night" dinner with linens and slightly different menu offered at 7 p.m. $10/person. Reservations for all seatings required by emailing kcspasta@gmail.com by April 1. Benefits eighth-grade class trips.

Program with author Ann Leary: April 6, 3-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. Author of "The Good House" and other books. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.

Library offerings: April 6: special Leo Lionni story hour for ages 3-8, 10:30 a.m. Registration required. April 11: Nutmeg Discussiuon Group, 3:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of American Revolution meeting and program: April 8. Meeting, noon. Program about "Telling Kent's Story: Connecting With History in a Modern World" with Marge Smith, 1 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Main Street. Public invited.

New Milford

Wine tasting: April 5, 6-9 p.m. Presented by New Milford Spirit Shoppe and NaJaimes Wine and Spirits at Candlewood Valley Country Club, Danbury Road (Route 7 South). $25. Tickets availbale at both businesses, 16 Prospect Hill Road and 164 Danbury Road.

Events for teens at The Maxx: April 5: dance for 7th and 8th graders, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8 and student id. April 6: Magic "Gate Crash" card game draft for students in grades 6-12. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

"The Stranger You Know: A Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program" parent workshop: April 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m. At The Maxx, Railroad St. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047.

Family Day at New Milford Hospital: April 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. New Milford Hospital, 21 Elm St.

"Delight in Your Garden" luncheon-lecture: April 6, 1 p.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. With Colleen Plimpton. $20. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-1440.

Artists in Motion performance: April 6, 1 p.m. At St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue.

Spring hands-on workshops about cold frame construction: April 6, 3 p.m. Sullivan Farm, Route 202. $5/workshop. For more information, email sullivanfarmeducation@gmail.com or call 860-354-4600.

Artists in Motion gala: April 6, 6 p.m. Presented by Artists in Motion, nonprofit dance company, at St. John's Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Avenue. $25/person standing room performance and post-show table seating ticket. $20/person standing room ticket. For more information and tickets, call 860-560-5229 or email friendsofaim@hotmail.com.

Children's tea party: April 7, 1 p.m. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For children ages 3-10. Based on "Madeline and the Bad Hat." $25/parent and child. $10/additional child. For more information and registration, call 860-354-3069.

"Wild About the Library" family event: April 7, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. Includes stories, crafts and films about wild things. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

Anger management group for teens ages 14-18: April 9, 23 and 30 and May 7, 4-5:30 p.m. Youth Agency, 50 East St. For more information and registration, call 860-354-0047.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Mid-day Bible study group: April 10 and 24 (second and fourth Wednesday each month), noon-1:30 p.m. Evening prayer gathering: April 12 and 26 (second and fourth Friday each month), 6-9 p.m. Morning Glory worship service: April 14 and 28 (second and fourth Sundays each month), 8-9:30 a.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

AARP general meetings: April 10, noon. Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 7 North.

Library offering: April 10: Young Adult Council for students in grades 6-12, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

Penny Plus Auction: April 13. Doors open, 11 a.m. Bidding ends, 12:30 p.m. Hosted by Woman's Club of Greater New Milford at VFW hall, Avery Road.

Dog food drive and best dressed dog contest: April 13, 10 a.m.-noon. Home Depot, Route 7. Benefits Animal Welfare Society of New Milford.

Silo cooking school event: April 13: "Sushi and Sake" with Chef Mamie Nishide. The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

Italian dinner night: April 13. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Dancing, 7-11 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $30/member. $40/guest. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-7593 or 203-740-7599.

Spaghetti suppers: April 13 and May 11, 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.

"Crazy Cool Curiosity": April 13, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.

Roxbury

Roast beef dinner: April 6, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 65 at Booth Free School, South Street. $15/adult. $8/child 5-12.

"Backyard Organic Gardening": April 7, 4 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury Land Trust at town hall, Route 67. For more information, visit www.roxburylandtrust.org.

Sherman

Jewish Community Center events: April 6: Jeremy Lawrence performance of Tennessee Williams, 8 p.m. $20/member. $25/non-member. April 13: "The Bear Reality" program about black bears, 4 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Build a better birdhouse workshop: April 12, 2-4 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-8050.

"The Bear Reality": April 13, 4-6 p.m. Co-hosted by Jewish Communnity Center and Naromi Land Trust at JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Washington

A Walk to Remember fashion show: April 5, 7 p.m. Shepaug Valley High School, South Street. $10/adult. $8/student.

Program about energy: April 5, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0735.

HORSE of Connecticut volunteer day: April 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. Bring tools, if you have them, to help clean farm and make repairs. For more information, call 860-868-1960.

Easter hunt: April 6, 11 a.m. Glenholme School, Sabbaday Lane. Bring canned good for food bank.

"Judea Garden: Eat Your Greens" talk: April 6, 11 a.m. With chefs and Sullivan Farm manager from New Milford. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.

Library events: April 6: how to care for a pet, 1 p.m. Bring stuffed animal pet. April 13: make a fairy house, 1 p.m. 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.

Spaghetti dinner: April 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. American Legion Hall, Bryan Memorial Plaza. $10/adult. $7/student and senior. Benefits Shepaug Valley High School, Class of 2015.

Book signings: April 7: reading and book signing with Nicholas Benson, translator of "The Arsonist" by Aldo Palazzeschi, 2 p.m. May 4: with Ann Y. Smith, author of --Ehrick K. Rossitter -- Designs for Modern Living," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

"What Is Normal Aging?": April 11, noon. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0735.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: April 14: "Nature's Bounty: Foraging for a Healthy Lifestyle," 12:30-3:30 p.m. April 14: "Ten Thousand Years of Connecticut Prehistory: A Brief Introduction," 3 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Area towns

Concert to benefit Newtown Police Union: April 6, 5:30 p.m. auction, followed by 7 p.m. concert. Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West St. $20/adult. $10/student.

Theater

SHERMAN

"Run For Your Wife": Runs Fridays-Saturdays, April 5-27, 8 p.m. April 14, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $20/person. $10/student with id and cash. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.

Auditions for "Anne of Green Gables": April 8-9, 7-9 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. For men and women of all ages. For more information,visit www.shermanplayers.org.