Published 7:09 pm, Wednesday, February 24, 2016
KAA student art show: Opening reception, Feb. 27, noon-4 p.m., with awards ceremony at 2 p.m. Show open Feb. 27, noon-4 p.m., March 6, 4-6 p.m. and March 7, 3-5 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit www.kentart.org.
“The Natural World” - exhibit of photos by Karen A. Chase: March 2-April 30. Reception, March 12, 4-6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP to reception, call 860-927-3761.
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“Second Nature” - works by Heather Scofield: Opening reception, Feb. 27, 4-6 p.m. Runs through April 3. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.
“Found” - exhibit of works by Erin Walrath, Stephen Reynolds and Silas Finch: Opening reception, March 5, 5-8 p.m. Runs through March 26. The Harts Gallery, 20 Bank St. For more information, call 917-913-4641.
New members’ winter show: Runs through March 6. Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, call 860-355-6009.
“Across the River” - photography by Colin Harrison: Opening reception, Feb. 27, 2-4 p.m. Runs through April 6. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Exhibit of art by Gunnery School students: Runs through April 2. Library, Wykeham Road.
“Swept Away: The Flood of 1955 and the Resilience of a Small Connecticut Town”: Runs through February. Presented by Gunn Historical Museum at Bryan Memorial Town Hall, Bryan Plaza.
Exhibit of works by artists and photographers from the Greater New Milford area: Exhibit, Feb. 27-28 and March 5-6, noon-4 p.m. At Trinity Church, 484 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville. For more information, visit www.trinitylimerock.org.
Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911 (office).
Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-1916 (box office). 860-567-0006 (show times).
AMC: Still River Corporate Center, 4-6 International Drive, Danbury. 888-AMC-4FUN.
“Music in the Nave” concert with the Wykeham Consort: March 6, 4 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, corner of routes 7 and 341. $12 in advance. $15 at door. Free/student. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3486.
“Jamboree at JCC”: Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-8050.
Program with State of Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority: Feb. 29, 1 p.m. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road.
“Has Your Get Up and Go Got Up and Left?”: March 4, 10:30 a.m. Senior center, Hut Hill Road. With Dr. Susann Varano. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-3090.
Ice skating fundraiser party: Feb. 28, 4-6 p.m. Presented by Kent Memorial Library’s Parent’s Committee at Kent School ice rink, 1 Macedonia Road. $4/adult. $2/child. $10/family. Skates available to rent at Backcountry Outfitters.
Wellness programs: March 2: “More Chi Gong” with Gayle Pantale, 5-6:30 p.m. March 9: “Lyme Disease Prevention” with Amber Butler of Western Connecticut Health Network, 5-6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761 or visit www.kentmemoriallibary.org.
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Lenten soup and bread suppers: March 3, 10, 17 and 24, 6 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 247 Litchfield Turnpike Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-868-2275.
“TV Serial Dinners”: Saturdays, 4:30 p.m. and Wednesdays, 2 pm. Charter Public Access Channel 192. With Dee Biglin of New Milford.
Hospice volunteer training: Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m. beginning March 29. New Milford VNA & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information and RSVP, call Nancy Cronin at 860-354-2216.
Screening of “Salam Neighbor”: Feb. 26, 7-9 p.m. The Harts Gallery, Bank Street. For more information, call 917-913-4641.
Winter farmers’ market: Feb. 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Catherine E. Lillis Building, 50 East St. For more information, call 860-210-2030.
Evening general book discussion group: March 2, 6:30-8 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Abby Ripley. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Teen book club meeting: March 2, 6-7 p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to teens in grades 7-12. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
“Women of Courage, Character and Commitment: A One-Woman Show”: March 2, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Gretchen Trapp. Focuses on lives of Sojourner Truth, Louisa May Alcott and Clara Schumann. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: March 3: with Patti Oberg of All American Waste, 7 a.m. March 10: with Scott Coulter of the Children’s Movement Center, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.
Writer’s support group: March 3, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-1191.
Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford annual donation drive: March 5, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Harrybrooke Park outer parking lot, off Still River Drive. Donations of clothing, shoes, accessories, linens, books and small household items accepted.
Irish night dinner: March 5, 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road (Route 7 North). $12/adult. $6/child 5-13. Free/child under 5. $40/family. For more information, call 860-354-3450.
Comedy night: March 5, 6-10:30 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Youth Baseball Softball at Connecticut Sports Arena, 32 Still River Drive. $40/person or $350/table of 10. For more information, visit www.nmybbsb.com.
Living Without a Partner bereavement group: March 8 and 22, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: March 8 and 22, 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.
“Gadgets, Gizmos & Goo: Mad Scientist Club”: Feb. 27, 11:30 a.m. Library, South Street. Open to children ages preschool through fifth grade. For more information and RSVP, call 860-350-2181.
“Downton Abbey: Fashion and Social Change”: Feb. 28, 2 p.m. Library, South Street. With Susan Jerome, collections manager at University of Rhode Island Historic Textile and Costume Collection. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
Lenten lunches: Wednesdays through March 16, noon-1 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2794.
“Addictions: Out of the Pit, Into the Light” Lenten sermons series: Sundays through March 20, 10:30 a.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2794.
Junior library offerings: Feb. 27: fairy house making, 1-2 p.m. March 5: fabric crafts, 1-2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-2310.
“Addiction and Its Impact on Individuals and Families: Finding Help, Hope and Healing”: Begins Feb. 28, 12:15-1:30 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2794.
Screening of “A Voice Among the Silent: The Legacy of James G. McDonald”: March 3, 6:30 p.m. Snow date, March 10. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
IAIS annual members’ meeting and lecture, “The Pope Mastodon: An Ice Age Odyssey”: March 5, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. $15/adult non-member. $10/member. $6/child. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-0518.
Discussion of “Maple Sugaring: Keeping It Real in New England” and book signing: March 6, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. With author David Leff.
St. Patrick’s Day dinner-dance: March 12, 6:30-10 p.m. Snow date, March 19. Hosted by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and St. Patrick Church in Roxbury at Washington Club Hall, 92 Green Hill Road. $30. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-2600, Joan at 860-868-2008 or Tim at 860-210-1818.
Open house and registration: Feb. 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Snow date, March 5. Christ Church Nursery School, 17 Church Road on Quaker Hill. For more information, call 845-855-7309.
“Seminar”: Fridays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., through March 12, as well as March 6, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave. $23/adult. $18/student and military personnel with valid ID. For more information and RSVP, call 860-350-6863 or visit www.theatreworks.us.
Auditions for “Tartuffe”: March 1-2, 7-8 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39. A cast of three male actors are sought. For more information, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.shermanplayers.org.
“Shrek: The Musical”: Feb. 26-27, 7 p.m. Lemcke Theater of the Emerson Performing Arts Center at The Gunnery, 22 Kirby Road.