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"New Adventures in Acrylic Painting: Selected Works of Faith Stewart-Gordon": April 1-May 31. Reception, April 5, 2-4 p.m. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Art by Faith Stewart-Gordon: April-May. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

New Milford

"New Life, New Light" -- exhibit of art by regional artists: Opening reception, March 29, 4-6 p.m. Runs through June 21. Gallery 25 & Creatives Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, email newmilartscomm@gmail.com.

ROXBURY

Exhibit of oil paintings by Harriet Carew: Runs through March. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

"Elemental" -- photographs by Nick Thigpen and glassworks by Russell Carson: Runs through April 19. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

SHERMAN

"Canvassing the Neighborhood II" -- works by Donald Amorosa: Reception with artist, March 29, 1-3 p.m. Runs through May 16. Library, 1 Sherman Center. For more information, call 203-803-5273.

"Poppies in Watercolor" --works by Sandra Cointreau: Runs through March. Gallery at Sherman Green Cleaners, 11 Route 39 North. Hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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. 888-AMC-4FUN. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.

Music/Dance

KENT

Musical fundraiser with Lucinda Rowe and Michael Connolly: March 29, 7:30 p.m. Hosted by First Congregational Church at Kent Community House, Main Street North. $10. Benefits church's fellowship fund. For more information and tickets, call 860-927-3335.

"From Words into Song: Paired Works from Different Eras" concert with Kent Singers: April 6, 4 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 7 and 341. $12 in advance. $15 at door. For more information and tickets, call 860-619-8110.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Educaiton Connection sign up: March 31, 5:30-6:30 p.m. At Burnham School, Main Street. For more information, call 860-567-0863.

Children's library activities: Lego My Library group for students in K-6: April 2 , 3:15-4 p.m. Dangerous Club for boys in grade 2-5: April 9, 3:15-4 p.m. Library, Route 133. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6937 or visit www.www.burnhamlibrary.org.

Kent

Kent Community Nursery School open house: April 1, 6-7 p.m. Kent Community Nursery School, 6 Bridge St. For more information, call 860-927-1294.

Spaghetti dinner and student/faculty basketball game: April 4. Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Game, 6:45 p.m. Kent Center School, Judd Avenue. $6/plate or $25/family. Benefits eighth-grade class.

"Investment Smarts in Plain English": April 5, 3-4:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Dr. Karen C. Altfest. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.

"Back at HoBo for NaPoMo" poetry reading: April 5, 5-7 p.m. House of Books, 10 Main St.

Quilt discovery day: April 6. Evaluations, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Program, "Tips for Care and Use" of quilts, 1:30 p.m. $15/quilt evaluation. $5/all-day ticket to sit in on evaluations. Admission to lecture is included in the all-day ticket. For more information, visit www.kenthistoricalsociety.org or call 860-927-4587.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

Lenten events: Thursdays through Lent: soup and bread supper, 6 p.m. April 13: Palm Sunday service, 9:30 a.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 247 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202).

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: March 28: seventh- and eighth-grade glow dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. March 29: front room open, 6:30-11 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

ThriftMart bag sale: March 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. ThriftMart, 146 Danbury Road (Route 7), in the professional building located between Ring's End Lumber and Monroe Muffler.

Ben's Bells workshop: March 29, 10 a.m.-noon. At Youth Agency, 50 East St. Handcrafted bells are made and later hung around to promote and share kindness. For more information, call Laura at 860-354-0047.

Penny Auction Plus: March 29. Doors open, 11 a.m. Auction, 1:30 p.m. Hosted by Woman's Club at the Maxx, 94 Railroad St. $2/sheet of 25 tickets and entry into door prize. $5/three sheets of tickets.

Screening of "The Anonymous People" and Q&A with filmmaker Greg Williams: March 30, 6 p.m. Presented by The Youth Agency and the New Milford MCCA at the Maxx, 94 Railroad St. For more information, call 860-354-0047.

Great Brook Sugarhouse open: Open Saturdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through March. At Sullivan Farm, Route 202.

Caregivers Support Group: April 1 and 15, 10 a.m. Meets first and third Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

"Opioid Use - Prevention and Intervention Resources" panel discussion: April 1, 7-8:30 p.m. Gymnasium at John Pettibone School, 2 Pickett District Road. For more information, call 860-354-0047.

National Walking Day kick-off: April 2, 10:30 a.m. Meet at Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St.

Program about protecting assets from long-term care expenses: April 2, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

"Target Marketing" Lunch & Learn seminar: April 3, noon-1:30 p.m. Hosted by Chamber of Commerce at railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6080 or email nmcc@newmilford-chamber.com by March 31.

Benefit wine tasting: April 4, 6-9 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Spirit Shoppe and NeJaime's Wine and Spirits at Candlewood Valley Country Club, Route 7 South. $30. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-7712.

Pratt Nature Center events: Tuesdays: walking club for adults, 10-11:30 a.m. $5/walk. April 5: bird walk, 9-11 a.m. April 9: environmental book club kick off, 7-9 p.m. April 11: full moon hike, time to be announced. April 14-18: spring camp, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $45/member. $50/non-member. May 10: bird walk, 8-10 a.m. May 16: full moon hike, time to be announced. June 7: bird walk, 8-10 a.m. Runs through May 28: four different "Homeschool Nature Series" programs, call for information. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. $50. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

"Bringing the Traditions of the East into Our Western Lives" Hatha yoga and meditation workshop: April 6, 10 a.m.-noon. With Andrea Laubstein at Studio D, 27 Main St. Donations accepted to benefit the Africa Project. For more information, email omshantiyoga108@gmail.com.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: April 8 and 22. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. New Milford VNA & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Trip to Post University: April 10. Hosted by Youth Agency. Students will be picked up at NMHS and Henry Abbott Tech in Danbury and return to Youth Agency. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047.

Roxbury

"Coping with Coyotes": March 30, 4 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury Land Trust at town hall, Route 67. With nuisance wildlife biologist Chris Vann.

"Computer Tups & Tricks": April 7, 5:30 p.m. Library, South Street. With Bill Chin of Software Matters. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Common Discipleship Lenten program: Thursdays, 7 p.m., through April 10. Christ Church, 1 North Main St. For more information, call 860-355-3695.

Sherman

Screening of "Lawman": March 28, 7:30 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, intersection of routes 37 and 39.

Women's brunch: April 5, 10 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. With guest speaker Marilyn Kain, who will discuss "Who Fills Your Cup? Emptying Our Hearts." For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6114.

Washington

Junior Library events: March 29: craft session with elastic band bracelets, 1 p.m. April 5: a "Fun with Rhythms" percussion program with familiy entertainer Edward Leonard, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310.

HORSE of Connecticut volunteer day: March 29 (rain date, March 30), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960 or visit www.horseofct.org.

Stone pendant workshop: March 29, 12:30-3:30 p.m. . IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Service of healing and Holy Communion: March 29, 7 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2794.

Book signing: March 30: with Harried Scott Chessman, author of "The Beauty of Ordinary Thing.," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525.

"Help Keep Fracking Waste Out of Connecticut" forum and film screening: April 3, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road.

Hands-on seed-starting workshop: April 5, 11 a.m. Hosted by Judea Garden at town hall, Bryan Plaza. With Howie Bronson of Maple Bank Farm in Roxbury. $5. For more information, visit www.judeagarden.org or call 860-868-2880.

Soul food Lenten lunch series: Wednesdays through April 9, noon. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2794.

Area towns

Indoor flea market: April 5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by Bethlehem Grange at Memorial Hall, 36 Main St. South, Bethlehem.

"Flowers and Fashion through the Decades": April 9, 10:30 a.m. Hosted by Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club at Rock Ridge Country Club, 214 Sugar St., Newtown. For more information and RSVP, call Adrienne at 860-355-0670 or email advcaruso@gmail.com by March 25.

Theater

New Milford

"Cats": March 28-29, 7 p.m. March 29, 2 p.m. New Milford High School, Route 7. $10/reserved seat. For more information and tickets, call the box office at 860-350-6647, extension 1552 or visit the box office Monday-Fridays, 2:15-4 p.m. and Mondays-Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.