Arts

Kent

Members show: Award reception, March 14, 2-4 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

"Town & Country" -- works by Susan Grisell: Runs through April 29. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

MaRBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

"Spring's Edge": March 26-April 26. Reception, March 28, 3-5 p.m. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St.

New Milford

"Eye Candy" -- exhibit of works by Ken Cornet and Tyler Farmen: Opening reception, March 19, 3-5 p.m. The Silo, Upland Road. For information, call 860-355-0300.

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.

ROXBURY

"Reformations" -- works by Erin Walrath: Runs through April 11. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

SHERMAN

Works by Katharine Manning: Runs through May . Library, 1 Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.

Washington

Exhibit of works by Hilarie Johnson: March 14-April 24. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

Works by Tom Reilly, Robert Jessel and Elizabeth Day: Runs through March 28. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Plaza, and 1 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

"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.

Movies

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

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-0006.

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

Music/Dance

AREA TOWNS

Concerts by Bill Lauf of Warren and friends: March 20-21, 5:30 and 8 p.m. each night. At Milton Hall, Litchfield. With Bill Lauf, David Darling and Susan Osborn. $30. For more information and tickets, www.billlauf.com.

Special Events

Kent

Kent Shop Hop: March 13-15. Participating stores, downtown Kent.

Wellness series: March 18: therapeutic touch, 5-6:30 p.m. March 22: yoga and meditation, 1-2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Spaghetti dinner and student/faculty basketball game: March 20. Dinner, 5:30-7 p.m. Game, to follow dinner. Kent Center School, Judd Avenue. $5/child. $8/adult. $25 family maximum. Benefits KCS' eighth-grade class trip.

"Saving Our Heirloom Seeds" lecture: March 22, 2 p.m. Presented by historical society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. With Ken Greene of Hudson Valley Seed Library.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

Women's Club meeting and program - "History of New Preston": March 19, 7 p.m., followed by program with Stephen Bartkus, curator of Gunn Memorial Museum in Washington. Women's Club, 27 Church St.

New Milford

Cooking classes: March 14-15, 21 and 29, April 25. The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300.

Maple festival open house: March 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 15, noon-4 p.m. Sullivan Farm, Route 202.

Screening of "The Maze Runner" for teens in grades five through 12: March 13, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Spaghetti suppers: March 14, 5-7 p.m. Takeout, 4:30-7 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior 65 and older. $4/child 5-12. $25 family maximum.

Corned beef dinner: March 14, 4:30-7 p.m. Hosted by Palm Rebekahs at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

Caregivers Support Group: March 17, 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.

Book discussion group for science fiction readers: March 18, 6-8 p.m. Meets third Wednesday of each month. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: March 19: with Richard Herrington of Nicholas Tobin Insurance, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: March 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by 1st & 10 Sports Bar & Grill, the Greater New Milford Business Assciation and LoStocco Refuse Service at 1st & 10, 507 Danbury Road.

"Living History: Fashionable Frolick" narrated fashion show: March 21, 2 p.m. Presented by Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution at library, Main Street. For information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

NMHS Grad Party fundraisers: March 22. At The Cookhouse, 31 Danbury Road. Ten percent of proceeds from sales that day will benefit the Grad Party.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: March 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.

Roast beef dinner: March 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.

Free parent support group: March 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.

Roxbury

"Afoot in Connecticut" program with author Eric D. Lehman: March 21, 1 p.m. Library, South Street.

Sherman

Adult book discussions: March 13, 7:30 p.m. Discussion of "Passing Strange" by Martha Sandweiss. Library, Sherman Center. For information or to RSVP, call 860-354-2455 or email mloeb@biblio.org.

Book sale: March 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.

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

Voice of Poetry event: March 21, 2-3:30 p.m. Sherman Library, Sherman Center.

WaRREN

Roast beef dinner: March 14, 5-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $12/adult. $5/child 12 and under. Free delivery for Warren residents 70 and older. For more information, call 860-868-7106.

Pancake breakfast: March 15, 7:30-11 a.m. Warren Community Center, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child 3 and older. Supports fire department auxiliary scholarship fund.

Art exhibit by Warren School students: Runs through March 27. Library, Sackett Hill Road.

Washington

Junior library events: March 14: St. Patrick's Day craft, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 21: "Creature Teachers," 1 p.m. March 28: fairy house construction, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

St. Patrick's Day dinner-dance: March 14 6:30-10 p.m. Hosted by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at Washington Club Hall, Route 47. $25. For more information, call 860-868-2600.

Washington History Club meeting: March 17, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

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

Institute for American Indian Studies events: March 21: annual meeting of membership, 10:30 a.m.-noon. March 22: "Communities of Color: By Land and Sea," 2-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518.

Book signing: March 22, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With Sarah Albee, author of "Why'd They Wear That?"

Area towns

"Home Orcharding for the Aspiring Pomologist" seminars: March 23 and 25, 6-8 p.m. At Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Route 7, Falls Village. With Peter Montgomery of Montgomery Gardens in Warren.

Theater

New Milford

"The Lyons": Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., through March 14. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23/person. $18/military personnel and student with ID. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.

"The Secret Garden": March 20-21 and 27-28, 7 p.m. March 28, 3 p.m. March 28, 2 p.m. New Milford High School, Route 7 South. $10. For more information, call 860-350-6647, extension 1552.