Arts

Bridgewater

-Exhibit of photography by members of Candlewood Camera Club: Runs through April 30. Burnham Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1069.

Kent

-Artwork by Warner Friedman: Opening reception, April 17, 5-7 p.m. Runs through May 16. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit www.themorrisongallery.com.

-Spring juried show: April 18-June 6. Opening reception, June 23, 5-7 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

Roxbury

-"Brush and Clay: Continuous Passion" -- art by Aya Itagaki and Ann Mallory: Runs through May 3. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Sherman

-Photos by Abby Ripley of New Milford and jewelry by Karin Smith of Kent: April 9-25. Reception, April 11, 1-4 p.m. White Silo Winery and Gallery, 32 Route 37 East. For more information, call 860-355-0271.

-Handcrafted haiku picture books by Sherman School sixth-grade students: Runs through April. Library, Sherman Center.

Washington

-"Children in Poverty: America's Weak Link" art show: Runs through April 10. Library, Wykham Road. Organized by Shepaug Valley High School senior Christina Dumas.

-"Landscape" -- art by several artists: Runs through April 20. Washington Art Association, Bryan Memorial Plaza. Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

Health

New Milford

-Free workshop about permanent weight loss: April 15, 7 p.m. With Dr. Frank McNeary at New Milford Sports Club, Grove Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-350-1003.

-Hospital offerings: April 19 and 26, May 3 and 10: "A New Weigh to a Healthier You," 2-3:30 p.m. April 19 and 26, May 3 and 10: "We Can: Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition," 4-5 p.m. Hospital, 21 Elm St. Programs may be held at different hospital buildings. Inquire upon registration.

Movies

-Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911 (office). $9.50/adult $8.50/student. $7.50/senior or child. $5/super matinee before noon. $5/all-day Tuesday. $2 extra per 3D movie.

Clash of the Titans in 3D: PG-13. Friday 4:15, 7, 9:25 p.m. Saturday 1:45, 4:15, 7, 9:25 p.m. Sunday 1:45, 4:15, 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:!5, 7 p.m.

How to Train Your Dragon in 3D: PG. Friday 4:30, 7:15, 9:15 p.m. Saturday 1:10, 3:15, 5:20, 7:15, 9:15 p.m. Sunday 1:10, 3:15, 5:20, 7:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 7:15 p.m.

Date Night: PG-13. Friday 5, 7:30, 9:35 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. 1, 3, 5, 7:30, 9:35 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. 1, 3, 5, 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday 5, 7:30 p.m.

-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. 203-796-7777. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.

Music/Dance

New Milford

-Music by Sara Vokes and James Walker: April 10, 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by New Milford Commission on the Arts at railroad station, Railroad Street.

Washington

-Music by Washington resident Sharon Ruchman: April 20, 1 p.m. Jewish Communities, 444 Main St., Southbury.

Special Events

Bridgewater

-Senior center events: April 14: lunch followed by program with Dr. Fred Browne of New Milford Hospital, noon. April 15: Hilltop Singers group, 1 p.m. April 22: bingo, 10:30 a.m., and dinner with Plow to Plate representatives, $5, call for time. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Gaylordsville

-Merwinsville Hotel general membership meeting and dinner: April 9, 6:30 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel, 1 Browns Forge Road. Includes discussion about hotel's renovations and fall perennials.

-Oratory of the Little Way programs: April 13: Discussion of "Approval Addiction" by Joyce Meyer, 10-11:30 a.m. April 14: Healing Ministries School of Healing Prayer level two class, time to be announced. April 15: "Coping with Chronic Disease" course on cancer, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.

-Ham dinner: April 17, 5-7 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, Route 7. $10/adult. $8/senior citizen. $5/child 4-12.

Kent

-Senior center activities: April 13-May 18: Flex Appeal on Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. Senior center, Swift Lane. For more information, call 860-927-1586 or 860-927-1003.

-Screening of "Company Retreat": April 21. Reception with writer/director Campbell Scott, 7 p.m. Screening, 8 p.m. Kent Community House, Main Street. $15/person screening only. $30/person screening and reception. For more information, visit www.kentfilmfestival.org.

-Kent Film Festival: April 22-25. Around Kent. $8-$500, depending on numbers of events a person wants to attend. For more information, visit www.kentfilmfestival.org.

Marble Dale/New Preston

-Fashion show: April 15, 7 p.m. Presented by New Preston Women's Club at Community House, 27 Church St. $5. Benefits club's scholarship fund.

New Milford

-Wine tasting to benefit New Milford Hospital: April 9, 6-9 p.m. Sponsored by New Milford Spirit Shoppe at Candlewood Valley Country Club, 401 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). $25.

-Youth Agency offerings at The Maxx: April 9: Music by local bands, 6:30 p.m. $5. April 16: Music by local bands, 6:30 p.m. $8. Mondays: Snaxx at The Maxx. Tuesdays: open to seventh- and eighth-grade students, 2:30-5 p.m. For more information on programs, call 860-354-0047.

-Senior center events: April 9: Odd Fellows men's breakfast, 9 a.m. April 9 and 16: special lunch, 11:45 a.m. April 10: The STAR Group's Gourmet Group meeting. For more information, call Mary at 860-354-3525. April 16: Veterans Administration informational session, 9:30 a.m. April 17: The STAR Group's Lunch Bunch, 12:30 p.m. For more information, call Terri at 860-355-8999. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-6075.

-New Milford Public Library events: April 10: free heart screening with Danbury Hospital representatives, 1 p.m. April 12: screening of "Rosenstrasse," 2 p.m. April 14: Young Adult Council, 6:30 p.m. April 17: "Learn about Money" for students in grades five and older, 2:30 p.m. April 20: going green seminar with Ross Solar Group, 6 p.m. April 21: Program with Doris Tomaselli, author of "Ned Anderson: Connecticut's Appalachian Trailblazer, Small Town Renaissance Man," 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

-AARP meetings: Board meeting: April 12, 2 p.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. General meeting: April 14, noon. The Maxx, Railroad Street.

-Animal Welfare Society special purpose meeting: April 12, following 7:30 p.m. regular members' meeting. Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St.

-Daughters of American Revolution program on antique shoes: April 12, 7 p.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

-Distinctive container gardening program: April 13, 1 p.m. Presented by Garden Club at fellowship hall at First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For more information or sign up, call Betty at 860-355-2863.

-Spring lend a hand volunteer event: April 15, 2:15-5:30 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency. For more information or to sign up, call 860-354-0047.

-Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: April 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Houstonic Publications and Homeward Bound at Homeward Bound, Bank Street.

-Ladies spring fling to benefit Alzheimer's Association: April 16, 5:30-8 p.m. Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center, 30 Park Lane East. Includes vendor booths. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-0971.

-Doctor Dad workshop: April 17, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. WOW Kids Learning Center at Faith Church, 600 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). For more information and sign up, call 860-210-3623.

-Christian Singles Connect hike: April 24. For people 20 and older who are unmarried, divorced or widowed. Meet at Bible Baptist Church, Route 7, at 12:45 p.m. to carpool to Kent or meet at Macedonia Brook State Park in Kent at 1:30 p.m. For more information and sign up, call J Roberts at 203-731-7069.

Roxbury

-Roast beef dinner: April 10, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop No. 65 at Booth Free School, South Street. $12/adult. $5/child 5-12.

-Senior center events: April 9: screening of "The Blind Side." April 13: program about how to recognize and avoid fraudulent schemes that target seniors, 1:30 p.m.. April 14: cooking class, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 16: art class, noon-2 p.m. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056.

Sherman

-Jewish Community Center events: April 10: spring music festival, 7 p.m. April 11: Yom HaShoah commemoration, 11 a.m. April 16: American line and partner dancing, 7:30-10 p.m. April 17: "An Evening with Matisyahu," rebroadcast of "92nd St. `Y,'" 7:30 p.m. Ongoing: yoga and gentle yoga, call for dates and times. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and fees, call 860-355-8050.

-Rabies vaccination clinic: April 11, 10 a.m.-noon. Town garage, Route 39 North. Bring most recent proof of rabies vaccination. $15 cash only. Benefits Sherman School eighth-grade class.

Warren

-Roast turkey dinner: April 10, 4:30-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $12/adult. $5/child 12 and under. Takeout available. Delivery available for people 70 and older. For more information, call 860-868-7106.

-Pancake breakfast: April 18, 7:30-11 a.m. Hosted by Women's Auxiliary of the Warren Volunteer Fire Company at town hall, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child 3 and older.

Washington

-Shepaug Valley High School senior projects: April 9: suicide awareness assembly organized by Kimberly Seeger, 1:45 p.m. April 10: Harmony in Unison a cappella concert organized by Alison Carini, 3-5 p.m. April 11: ultimate Frisbee tournament, noon-5 p.m. April 14: body image fashion show, 1:45 p.m. April 16: "Donating Your Body to Science," 1:45 p.m. All at SVHS, South Street. April 10: dance marathon organized by Aimee Reutzel, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. at town hall, Bryan Hall Plaza.

-Institute for American Indian Studies events: April 10: flintknapping workshop, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 11: "Firepits, Earth Ovens & Wigwams: Identification and Interpretation of Native American Culture Features on Connecticut Sites" lecture, 3 p.m. April 17: program about natural skin care, 1-3 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

-Readings and book signings: April 11: Peg Sweeney, author of "From the Kitchen Table," 2 p.m. April 17: Scott R. Singer, author of "How to Hit a Curve Ball, 2 p.m. April 18: William Bingham, author of "The Lesson in Chicken Soup for the Soul Teacher Tales," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Book shop, 2 Green Hill Road.

-Gunn Memorial Library events: April 13: "Jewels of Scandal and Desire: British Jewelry Collections and Country Houses," 6:30 p.m. April 15: dramatic reading of correspondence between Gunnery School founder Frederick Gunn and Abigail Brinsmade. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

-Live painting demonstration with Travis Schlaht: April 17, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Washington Art Association, Bryan Hall Plaza.

Area towns

-Antiques appraisals: April 11, noon-4 p.m. New Fairfield Senior Center, 33 State Route 37 North, New Fairfield. $10/one item. $20/three items. Benefits Candlewood Arts Fund. For more information, call Barbara at 203-746-9312.

-Art and estate auction: April 17. Preview, 6 p.m. Auction, 7 p.m. At Litchfield firehouse, 258 West St., Litchfield. Benefits Martina Animal Sanctuary in Bethlehem.

Television/Radio

Greater New Milford

-Program about The Fresh Air Fund: April 11 and 18, 4 p.m. April 13 and 20, 8 p.m. Charter Community TV Channel 21.

-Senior Happenings Plus: Regularly airs Mondays, 8:30 p.m., and Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. Charter Community TV Channel 21.

Theater

New Milford

-Auditions for "Mauritius": April 12-13, 7-9 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. Three men aged 22-25 and two women aged 22-45 sought. Parking available behind Catherine E. Lillis building, East Street. For more information, call 860-350-6863.

Sherman

-"Enchanted April": Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. April 23-May 15. May 2, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, intersection of Routes 37/39. $20. $10 preview night, April 22, 7 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.