Arts

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"For the Love of Flowers: An American Artist in Search of Her Dutch Roots" -- works by Tina Underwood: Opening reception, April 11, 3-5 p.m. Runs through May. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For information, call 860-354-6937.

Kent

"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": Runs through April 26. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St.

New Milford

"Spring at Last": Opening reception, April 11, 3-5 p.m. Runs through May 31. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St.

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

"Eye Candy" -- exhibit of works by Ken Cornet and Tyler Farmen: Runs through May 5. The Silo, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300.

ROXBURY

"Colorful Memories" -- works by Rita Maduro Frenkel: Opening reception, April 18, 2-4 p.m. Runs through May 30. 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.

"Hither, Thither and Yon: People and Places, Real and Imagined" --works by Faith Stewart-Godong: Opening reception, May 2, noon-2 p.m. Runs through June 13. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

Health

New Milford

Skin cancer screening: April 18, 9 a.m.-noon by appointment. Hospital, 21 Elm St. For information and RSVP, call 800-350-1595.

Movies

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

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road, Bantam. 860-567-1916.

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

Music/Dance

KENT

Coffee house with Luncinda Rowe and Michael Connolly: April 11, 7:30 p.m. Kent Community House, 93 North Main St. $10 cover.

Concert with soprano Margaret O'Brien, accompanied by Margarita Niller: April 12, 4 p.m. At St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Main Street. $20/adult. Free/student 18 and under and those attending college.

New Milford

Candlewood Brass concert: April 11, 7-8:30 p.m. Presented by New Milford Commission on the Arts at railroad station, Railroad Street.

Washington

Kent Singers concert of English coronation music: April 12, 3 p.m. Pre-concert talk with director Matt Travis, 2:30 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. $12 in advance. $15 at door. Free/child under 12.For more information and RSVP, call 860-619-8110.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Easter egg hunt: April 11, 10:30 a.m. Co-hosted by grange and town at Burnham School, 80 Main St. South.

Senior center events: April 14: "Introduction to the new Windows 10," 10 a.m. April 20: roundtable discussion with Attorney Rudy Kuss, 1:30 a.m. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Gaylordsville

Christian Healing Ministries School of Healing Prayer Level 1 and II courses: Level 1: April 14, 6-8 p.m. Runs for 13 weeks. Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Level II: April 15, 10 a.m.-noon. Runs for 13 weeks. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. $160. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

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

Information session about upcomimg hands-on stone workshops with master stonemason Carol Dill : April 11, 9 a.m. Town hall, Kent Green Boulevard.

Photo "Show and Share": April 12, 2 p.m. Hosted by historical society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. Bring old photos to share and possibly get ids.

Library offerings: April 13: "How Cool is That? Hands-on Science" for ages 5 and up, 1 p.m. April 14: Rhythm and Rhyme of ages birth to 3, 10:30 a.m. April 15: Earth Day program for ages 3 to 10, 1 p.m. April 16: screening of "Big Hero 6" for all ages, 1 p.m. April 17: teen craft night for kids in grade 5 and up, 7 p.m. April 18: yoga program, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. April 18: poetry group, 10 a.m. April 18: chicken party, featuring stories, projects and visits with hens and chicks for ages 2 to 9, 10:30 a.m. April 18: Chess club, 1-4 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Crystal singing bowls wellness program: April 15, 5-6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Bag sale: April 10-11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thriftmart, 146 Danbury Road.

Fundraiser forArthritis Foundation: April 10, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Tasty Waves, Main Street.

Suicide prevention training: April 11, 10-11:30 a.m. Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

"A Course in Past Life Drawing": April 11, 1-4 p.m. Enchanted New Age Gifts & Toys, 285 Litchfield Road. With Irene Clark. For more information, call 860-350-3898.

Spaghetti suppers: April 11, May 9 and June 13, 5-7 p.m. Takeout, 4:30-7 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7).

Garden Club meeting -- "Judging Designs at a Flower Show" with Lennie Lillis: April 12, 2 p.m. Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St.

Positive parenting course: 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. $12/adult. $10/senior 65 and older. $4/child 5-12. $25 family maximum.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: April 14 and 28, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: April 14, 3-4 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For parents and expectant parents 23 and under. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.

Program about transforming one's life through transforming one's throughts: April 15, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With certified life coach Sarah Hamilton. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Book discussion group for science fiction readers: April 15, 6-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: April 16: with Jessica Williams of Number Nerd, LLC. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: April 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Nordica, Reis Learning Center and San-P Homes, Inc. at Tivoli Restaurant, 7 Main St.

NMHS Grad Party fundraiser: April 16. At The Cookhouse, 31 Danbury Road. Ten percent of proceeds from sales that day will benefit the Grad Party.

Wine tasting: April 17, 6-9 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Spirit Shoppe and NeJaime's Wine & Spirits at Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $25 in advance. $30 at door. Benefits New Milford Hospital Breast Care Fund.

Yo-Yo Day: April 18,2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For kids in grades 5-12. Formore information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Italian night dinner: April 18, 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road. $12/adult. $6/child 5-13. Free/child under 5. $40/family.

Roast beef dinner: April 18, May 16 and June 20, 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.

"Searching for the Exact Location of America's Soul: An Artist's Pursuit of Abraham Lincoln": April 19, 2 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. With artist Wendy Allen.

Caregivers Support Group: April 21, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Roxbury

Program on history, use and current research on honeybees in America: April 18, 1 p.m. Library, South Street. With Dr. Al Avitabile. For information, call 860-350-2181.

Sherman

Science Explorations: Mondays, 9:30-10:15 a.m. At Robbyn's Nest Mommy and Me Tutoring Center, Sherman Commons, Suite 2B. For information, call 860-355-8989.

Adult book discussions: April 10, 7:30 p.m. Discussion of "Catch 22" by Joseph Heller. Library, Sherman Center. For more information or to RSVP, call 860-354-2455 or email mloeb@biblio.org.

"Great Decisions" series opener: April 12, 10 a.m. Topic: "Russia and the Near Abroad." Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $50. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.

Word Weavers: April 18. Meets third Saturday each month, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.

Washington

Parent-Child Program for children to 18 months: Wednesdays, 12:15-1:15 p.m., through May 20. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0551.

Book signing: April 11: with Gregg Mangan, author of "On This Day in Connecticut History," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road.

Easter egg hunt: April 11, 11 a.m. Glenholme School, 99 Sabbaday Lane. Bring canned food idea for food bank.

Junior library events: 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. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

Institute for American Indian Studies event: April 12: "Africans in the Colonial Northeast: Archaeological Research," 3 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For information, RSVP and fees, call 860-868-0518.

AARP driver safety course: April 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. $15/AARP member. $20/non-member. For information and RSVP, call 860-868-0735.

"Meet an Author": April 18 5 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. With Jan-Philipp Sendker, author of "Whispering Shadows." For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0525.

"Habitat for Pollinating Insects": April 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hosted by Washington Environmental Council at First Congregational Church on the Green. With Laura Rissolo of Land People Habitat.

Area towns

Chamber breakfast: April 22, 7:30-9 a.m. Open to New Milford, Brookfield and Danbury Chamber members and guests, at Unlimited Signs, 72F Grays Bridge Road, Brookfield.

Theater

SHERMAN

"1984": Runs Fridays-Saturdays, April 10 through May 3, 8 p.m. April 19 and May 3, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $22/person. $11/student with id and cash. For information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.