Arts

Kent

Members show: Runs through April 12. 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.

Display of outdoor works by Patrick Purcell of New Milford: Runs through May. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

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: Reception, March 28, 3-5 p.m Runs through May 5. The Silo, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

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. For more information, email newmilartscomm@gmail.com.

"1907: The Loan Exhibition": Runs through April 26. Historical society and museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

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: Runs through April 24. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

"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.

AREA TOWNS

Northlight Arts Center student show: Runs through May 1. Sharon Historical Society & Museum's Gallery, 18 Main St., Sharon. Hours: Wednesdays-Fridays, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, call 860-364-5688.

Music/Dance

KENT

Concert with pinaist Margarita Nuller: March 29, 4 p.m. At St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Main Street. $20/adult. Free/student 18 and under and those attending college.

SHERMAN

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

Special Events

Bridgewater

Easter egg hunt: April 4, 10 a.m. Hosted by grange and town at recreation area, Sarah Sanford Road.

Bridgewater Grange meetings: April 8, 7:30 p.m. At St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Main Street. For more information, call Nancy Mascio at 860-354-2028.

Gaylordsville

"Leaving and Arriving" retreat: April 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

Wine tasting: March 28, 5-7:30 p.m. Co-presented by Kent Wine & Spirits and Kent Land Trust at Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. $35 in advance. $45 day of event. For more information and tickets, call 860-927-3033.

Wellness series: April 1: emotional freedom techniques tapping, 5-6:30 p.m. April 8: losing weight, 5-6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For information, call 860-927-3761.

Whittling session: April 11. Hosted by Kent Historical Society at art barn, Seven Hearths, 4 Studio Hill Road. For ages 8 and older. For information and RSVP, visit http://www.hysb.org/fyi-sign-up.html.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

Easter sunrise service: April 5, sunrise. At the Stone Church, New Preston Hill.

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: March 27-28: front room open, 6:30-11 p.m. March 28: American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street.

"Ethical Principles in the Practice of Connecticut Mental Health Professionals" webcast: March 27, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. At VNA, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). $30. Additional $19.99 fee for continuing ed credits. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-2216.

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser: March 27, 6-8:30 p.m. Sponsored by VNA Home at Odd Fellows Lodge, 25 Danbury Road. $10/adult. $8/senior. $5/child under 10. Benefits There is Always Hope Fund and the Alzheimer's Association.

Silent auction and family fun night: March 27, 6-9 p.m. Northville School, Hipp Road.

Prayer gathering: March 27, 6-9 p.m. First Apostolic Gathering of New Milford, railroad station, Railroad Street.

Easter egg hunt: March 28, 10 a.m. New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For ages 8 and younger. bring item for food bank.

Comedy night to benefit Harrybrooke Park: March 28, 7 p.m. At VFW hall, Avery Road. With comedians Joe DeVito and Mike Speirs. Includes buffet dinner. Cash bar. $50. For more information and RSVP, call 860-799-6520 or visit www.harrybrookepark.org.

Children's Center gala dinner and auction: March 28. At St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittelsey Avenue. For more information, call 860-354-1883.

Easter show: March 28, 6 p.m. March 29, 9 and 11 a.m. Faith Church, 600 Danbury Road.

Palm Sunday breakfast: March 29, 7 a.m.-noon. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 432 at VFW, Avery Road. $6.

Cooking classes: March 29, April 25. The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road. For information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

Bag sale for winter clothing and shoes: Runs through March 31. Healing the Children Northeast Thrift Shop, 27 East St.

Program about bobcats: April 1, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With DEEP master wildlife conservationists. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: April 2: with and Jennifer Gattie of Everbank, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Easter offerings: April 2: Holy Eucharist, 7 p.m. April 3: Good Friday service, 7 p.m. April 5: breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Service, 10:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road.

Ecumenical Faith Walk: April 3, noon. Village Green.

Easter offerings: April 5. Morning Glory worship, 8 a m. "Resurrection of Jesus" Christian education, 9:45 a.m. "I'll Rise Again" worship, 11 a.m. First Apostolic Gathering of New Milford, Inc., at railroad station, Railroad Street.

Evening general book discussion group: April 6, 6:30-8 p.m. Meets first Monday each month, 6:30-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Abby Ripley. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Teen book club meeting: April 6, 6-7 p.m. Meets first Monday each month, 6-7 p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to teens in grades 7-12. For information, call 860-355-1191.

Caregivers Support Group: April 7 and 21, 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.

Connecticut real estate licensing course: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-9:30 p.m. beginning April 7. For information, including fees and RSVP, call the Greater New Milford Board of Realtors at 860-355-0994.

Positive parenting course: April 7 or April 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Offered by the Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

Program with author Julian Padowicz: April 8, 6 p.m. Hospital, 21 Elm St. Author of "Mother and Me, Escape from Warsaw." For information, call 860-210-5341.

"Ramping Up Your Revenue" Lunch & Learn seminar: April 9, 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.

Writer's support group: April 9, 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.

Roxbury

"Our Feathered Friends": March 29, 4 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury Land Trust at town hall, Route 67.

Easter offerings: April 2: Maundy Thursday pot luck supper and service of Tenebrae and communion, 6 p.m. Easter April 5: service, 10:30 a.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

Easter sunrise service: April 5, 6:30 a.m. Hosted by Roxbury Congregational Church, Good Hill Road, near Route 317 at Upper Grassy Hill Road at Woodbury town line.

Easter service: April 5, 8:30 a.m. St. Patrick Church, 25 Church St.

Sherman

Centering prayer group: April 1 Meets first Wednesday each month, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Holy Trinity Church, Sherman Center.

WaRREN

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

Washington

Junior library events: March 28: fairy house construction, 1 p.m. egg dyeing (bring own eggs), 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 11: doll house workshop (bring shadow box or small box), 1 p.m. April 18: beach party, featuring screening of "Stitch! The Movie," 1 p.m. April 25: American Girl tea party, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

Gardening program: March 28, 11 a.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Abbey Johnson Taylor, owner of Everything Botanical, and her husband Patrick. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Artifact identification day: March 29, 1-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Easter offerings: March 29: Palm Sunday service, 10:30 a.m. April 2: Maundy Thursday/Tenebrae service, 7:15 p.m. April 5: Easter service, 10:30 a.m., followed by an egg hunt. Salem Covenant Church, Baldwin Hill Road.

Parson's Table: April 1, 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.

Easter offerings: April 2: Liturgy of Our Lord's Supper, 7 p.m. April 3: Liturgy of Lord's Passion, 3 p.m. Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m. April 4: Easter vigil Mass, 7 p.m. April 5: Easter worship, 10:30 a.m. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 34 Green Hill Road.

Easter bake and flower sale: April 4, 8:30 a.m. Hosted by Salem Covenant Church outside Washinton Food Market, Bryan Plaza.

Easter egg hunt: April 4, 10:30 a.m. Glenholme School, 99 Sabbaday Lane. Bring canned food idea for food bank.

Book signing:s April 4, 2 p.m. With Marie Bostwick, author of "The Second Sister." April 11: with Gregg Mangan, author of "On This Day in Connecticut History," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road.

Program with dog listener Pat Wright: April 9, 6 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Area towns

Business Expo: April 7, 5-7:30 p.m. Hosted by Waterbury Regioanl Chamber's Small Business Council at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Southbury. $10. For more information, visit www.waterburychamber.com.

Theater

New Milford

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