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Photo exhibit by First Selectman Curtis Read: Runs through Jan. 31. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For information, call 860-354-6937.

Kent

"Obsessed: Kimono -- One Woman's Journey Using Kimono as Design Motif" -- works by Jane Suttell Zatlin: Runs through Feb. 28. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

"Photos of an Evolution" -- photos by Marc Vanasse: Runs through Feb. 3. Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue. For more information, call 860-210-3800.

"Art from the Heart: A Collection of Meaningful Memories": Feb. 6-March 29. Reception, Feb. 7, 3-5 p.m. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, email newmilartscomm@gmail.com.

ROXBURY

"Life Studies: Pastel Paintings & Drawings" -- works by Laura Bleau: Runs through Feb. 21. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Washington

"Ken Cornet: Art + Design -- New York On Paper": Feb. 1-28. Marty's Cafe, 4 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-1700.

Members' show: Opening reception, Feb. 7, 4-7 p.m. Runs through Feb. 28. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Plaza, and 1 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

Health

Kent

"Winter Wellness" program: Feb. 4: acupuncture, 5-6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.

Movies

Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911.

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-1916 (box office).

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.

Special Events

Kent

Program and book signing with author Peter Vermilyea: Feb. 8, 2 p.m. Co-presented by library and historical society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. Author of "The Hidden History of Litchfield County."

New Milford

"I Am OKAY" support group for men and women: Tuesdays through Feb. 19, 4:30-6 p.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For information and RSVP, call 860-355-6075.

Events for teens at The Maxx: Jan. 30: sixth-grade sports game night, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. Jan. 31: Magic Card night. $5. The Maxx, Railroad Street.

Valentine card and craft making session for all ages: Jan. 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. Bring favorite photo, lace, buttons, etc. $6. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

"Slam Jam: Celebrating Shabbat Shirah" poetry event: Jan. 31, 6:45-8 p.m. At Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street. Register by Jan. 15 by emailing sholomsec@sbcglobal.net.

Republican Town Committee meeting: Feb. 2, 7:15 p.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, call 203-451-9776.

Caregivers Support Group: Feb. 3, 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.

Program about natural solutions to sleep problems: Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With medical director of SOPHIA. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Feb. 5: with Gary Passineau of William Raveis Real Estate, 7 a.m. Feb. 12: with Steve Kolitz of United Alarm, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Writer's support group: Feb. 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Meets first Thursday each month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-1191.

New Milford Spelling Challenge: Feb. 5, 7 p.m. Hosted by NMHS PTO at NMHS auditorium, Route 7 South. $5 at door.

Lasagna dinner fundraiser to aid Danny Mayo family: Feb. 7, 5-10 p.m. VFW hall, Avery Road. $20/person. For more information, call 860-717-1181.

Valentine cat open house: Feb. 8, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Animal Welfare Society, 8 Dodd Road.

"Super Bowling Sunday" bowling fundraiser: Feb. 8, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Lore's Lanes, Route 7. Benefits Dream Come True of Western CT. $10/person or $20/group of six. Shoes, $2.75. For more information, visit www.dctct.org.

Free positive discipline parenting workshop: Feb. 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Kick off to six-week series to start Feb. 23. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

"Don't Let Emotions Run Your Life": Six-week series starts Feb. 10, 2:30-4 p.m. Youth Agency, 50 East St. For teen girls in grades 7-10. Transportation from SMS and NMHS available. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

Sherman

Centering prayer group: Feb. 4. Meets first Wednesday each month, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Holy Trinity Church, Sherman Center.

Kindergarten parent orientation: Feb. 11, 7-8 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 12. Sherman School, 2 Route 37 East.

Washington

Institute for American Indian Studies event: Jan. 31: "Footprints in the Snow: Winter Tracking and Survival Walk," 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Book signing: Feb. 1: with John Vaillant, author of "The Jaguar's Children," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. For information, call 860-868-0525.

"Iconography: The Gospel in Color": Feb. 3-6. St. John's Episcopal Church, Route 47. $325. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-2527.

Junior library event: Feb. 7: corks galore, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

Parson's Table: Feb. 4, 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.

Program and book signing with author Peter Vermilyea: Feb. 8, 11 a.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Author of "The Hidden History of Litchfield County." For information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Senior center events: Feb. 10: program about services offered by Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging, 10 a.m. "Incapacity, Conservatorship and the Probate Court," 1 p.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0735.

Area towns

Fundraiser for Ann's Place: Feb. 8. Snow date, Feb. 14. Patricia's Presents, 199 Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7), Ridgefield. Will donate a portion of sales to Ann's Place in Danbury. For more information, call 860-946-9705.