"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.


"Fresh Season of Light": Reception, Feb. 21, 1-3 p.m. Runs through March 22. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St.

New Milford

Works by Lacee Yurtoglu: Runs through March 28. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"Art from the Heart: A Collection of Meaningful Memories": Runs through March 29. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St.


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

"Reformations" -- works by Erin Walrath: Opening reception, Feb. 28, 2-4 p.m. Runs through April 11. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


Ceramics by Helen Garrison and lithographs by Cynthia Osborn: Runs through March 13. Library, 1 Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.


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

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

"The Sisters Series" -- works by Jeanne Rorex Bridges, Cherokee descent: Runs through March. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.


Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122.

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

AMC: Still River Corporate Center, 4-6 International Drive, Danbury. 888-AMC-4FUN.



"Jamboree at JCC": Feb. 28, 7 p.m. Meets fourth Saturday each month. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.

Special Events

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: Feb. 20: sixth-grade video game night and dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. Feb. 21: acoustic night, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. Feb. 27: front room open. Feb. 28: Magic the Gathering card night, 5:30-9:30 p.m. $5. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For information, visit

Performance by Pilobolus and ASAP participants: Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m. Sarah Noble Intermediate School, 25 Sunny Valley Road. $10. For more information and tickets, call 860-868-0740.

Premiere of "The Historian" to benefit Healing the Children Northeast: Feb. 20. VIP meet and greet, 5 p.m. Premiere, 7 p.m., followed by Q&A, Post-reception. At Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. $17.50 for movie and Q&A. $27.50 for movie, Q&A and post-reception. $75 for VIP reception, movie and Q&A, and post-reception. For more information and RSVP, call 203-438-5795.

Bank Street Book Nook anniversary celebration: Feb. 21. Bank Street Book Nook, Bank Street.

Roast beef dinner: Feb. 21, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by Good Shepherd Lodge at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

Home show for color guard and percussion: Feb. 21, 1 p.m. NMHS gym, Route 7 South.

Artists in Motion performance to benefit Women's Center of Danbury: Feb. 21, 7 p.m. At Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue. Followed by reception at FineLine Theater for the Arts, Railroad Street. $25. For more information and RSVP, email

"1907: The Loan Exhibition": Opens Feb. 22, 2 p.m. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Meets Feb. 27. Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meets Feb. 22. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Meets Feb. 22. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email

"Operetta Gala": Feb. 22, 2 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $30. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-7593.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: Feb. 24, 10 a.m. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Computer courses: Feb. 23 and 25: Excel online, 1-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. Must attend first part of each course in order to attend second class. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Free parent support group: Feb. 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Regularly meets fourth Tuesday each month. Sponsored by New Milford Substance Abuse Prevention Council at The Maxx, Railroad Street. Geared toward parents and older adults concerned about a young person's drug or alcohol use. For information, call Laura at 860-354-0047.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: Feb. 26: with Hedy Kinney of Payroll Ease, 7 a.m. March 5: with Donald Hicks of North Sky Photography, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Democratic Town Committee fundraiser: Feb. 26, 5-8 p.m. Co-sponsored by Alpenhaus Restaurant at Alpenhaus, Bank Street. With Denise Knauf of Action Computer Services. $25. For information and RSVP, email or call 860-355-9052.

Spin-a-thon for Community Culinary School of Northwest Connecticut: Feb. 28: 8-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m. or 10-11 a.m. New Milford Sports Club, 130 Grove St. $20/spin or ride. For more information, visit

Bereavement Support Group: First and third Thursday each month, 6:30 p.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call NMVNA at 860-354-2216.


Word Weavers: Feb. 21. Meets third Saturday each month, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.

Kindergarten parent orientation: Feb. 23. For students whose last names start with "A" through "L," 8:30-9:30 a.m. For students whose last names start with "M" through "Z," 10-11 a.m. Sherman School, 2 Route 37 East.


"Animal Tales" -- works by Warren School students: Runs through Feb. 28. Library, Sackett Hill Road.


Junior library events: Feb. 21: "How to Train Your Dragon Academy," 1 p.m. Feb. 28: "Frozen" costume party, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

Tack sale: Feb. 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road.

"Voices of Poetry: Under the Gunn": Feb. 21, 2-4 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 28. Library, Wykeham Road. $10 suggested donation.

Lenten lunches: Feb. 25 and March 4, 11, 18 and 25, noon. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2794.

Discussion and book signing with author Nancy McMillan: Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Author of "March Farms: Season by Season on a Connecticut Family Farm." For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Area towns

Open house and registration: Feb. 21. Snow date, Feb. 28. Christ Church Nursery School, 17 Church Road, Pawling, N.Y. For more information, call 845-855-7309.


New Milford

"The Lyons": Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Feb. 20-March 14, as well as March 8, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23/person. $18/military personnel and student with ID. Pay-what-you-can night, Feb. 26, 8 p.m. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to