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


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

-Artwork by Warner Friedman: Runs through May 16. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit

New Milford

-Exhibit of art by Karen Cashman of Roxbury: Runs through April 29. Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery, Aspetuck Avenue. Hours: Mondays-Tuesdays, Thursdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, call 860-210-3800.

-Origami, folded paper art by Edward Ho, 11, of New Milford: Runs through April 30. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.


-"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.


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


-"Whiskers and a Tail" --art by Elizabeth Wolff: Runs through May 1. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.


New Milford

-Hospital offerings: April 26, May 3 and 10: "A New Weigh to a Healthier You," 2-3:30 p.m. April 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.


-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/bargain show before noon. $5/all-day Tuesday. $2 extra per 3D movie.

How to Train Your Dragon in 3D: PG. Friday 1:10, 3:15, 5:20, 7:15, 9:15 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m. 1:10, 3:15, 5:20, 7:15, 9:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 7:15, 9:15 p.m.

Oceans: G. Friday 12:55, 2:50, 4:45, 6:45, 8:45 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m. 12:55, 2:50, 4:45, 6:45, 8:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:15, 6:45, 8:45 p.m.

Date Night: PG-13. Friday 3, 5, 7:30, 9:25 p.m. Saturday 1, 3, 5, 7:30, 9:25 p.m. Sunday 3, 5, 7:30, 9:25 p.m. Monday-Thursday 5, 7:30, 9:25 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.


New Milford

-"The Best of Broadway" concert: April 25, 5:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 7 Whittlesey Ave. With Zoe Vandermeer's female vocal ensemble Circle of Voyces. Reception and potluck to follow. For more information, call 860-354-1442.

-Blue Yodels music: April 27, 8:30-11:30 p.m. 59 Bank, 59 Bank St.


-Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert: April 25, 8 p.m. At Jewish Community Center in Sherman, 9 Route 39 North. $20/JCCS member. $25/non-member. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-5930.


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

Special Events


-"The World in Miniature": April 23, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street.

-Senior center event: 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.


-Merwinsville Hotel spring cleanup: April 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Hotel, Browns Forge Road. For more information, call 860-350-4443.

-"O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing" workshop: April 24, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.

-Chili and chowder cookoff: May 1, noon-3 p.m. Firehouse, Route 7. $10/adult. $5/child. $25/chili or chowder entry by April 27. For more information or to enter the contest, e-mail


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

-Village cleanup: April 24. Meet at 9 a.m. at Kent Square near railroad station. Sponsored by Kent Garden Club.

-Inaugural meeting of Region 1 Youth Advisory Board: April 29, 7 p.m. Sharon Community Center, Hilltop Road, Sharon. For more information, call Lesly Ferris at 860-927-1003.

-Talent show: May 1: auditions, noon-3 p.m. First Congregational Church parish house, Route 7 North. May 15: show, 5-8 p.m. Kent Community House, Route 7 North. For more information, call 860-927-4168.

-"Come See Us Dance": May 1, 6-8 p.m. Presented by Earl Mosley Institute for the Arts at Kent Community House, Route 7. $150. For more information and tickets, call Steffen Coleman at 860-350-6494.

New Milford

-Youth Agency offerings at The Maxx: April 23: Music by local bands, 6:30 p.m. $8. April 30: dance-a-thon for Northwest Region Youth Volunteer Corps, 6:30-11 p.m Open to high school teens. 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.

-Harrybrooke Park cleanup: April 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Rain date, April 25. Harrybrooke Park, Lanesville Road.

-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.

-Benefit dinner-dance: April 24. Dinner, 7 p.m. Dancing to Shadow Creek music, to follow dinner. Sponsored by Odd Fellows and Palm Rebekah Lodge at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $15 for dinner and dancing. $10 for dancing only after 8 p.m. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-7966.

-Italian night dinner: April 24, 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 7 North. $10/adult. $5/child 5-10. Free/child under 55.

-Spring fling: April 24, 6-8 p.m. VFW, Avery Road. Includes ham dinner and games. $10/person in advance. $12/person at door. For more information and tickets, stop by the VFW or call 860-354-7995.

-Rebuilding Together work day: April 24. At a variety of homes in Greater New Milford. For more information or to volunteer, call 860-350-2290.

-Screening of "Forever Wild": April 25, 1 p.m. Presented by Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust at Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. Followed by Weantinoge program at its offices, 24 Bank St. $5. For more information, call 860-355-3500.

-New Milford Public Library events: April 28: Teen Talk Book Club, 4-5 p.m. April 28: Screening of "Avatar," 5:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

-Literacy Volunteers on the Green Celebration of Literacy dinner: April 30, 6:30 p.m. Candlewood Inn, Brookfield. $75. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-0830.

-Memory Walk for Alzheimer's Association: May 1. Registration, 9 a.m. Walk, 10 a.m. Harrybrooke Park, Lanesville Road.

-Rotary Club ShredFest: May 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Lore's Plaza. Bring documents to shred. For 50 boxes or more, call 860-350-2225.

-Bark Bowl: May 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Presented by New Fairfield/Sherman Animal Welfare at Lore's Lanes, Lore's Plaza, Route 7. $15/person 13 and older. $7/person 5-12. Free/person 4 and under. For more information and sign up, call Mike Troiano at 203-746-0247.

-Voice for Joanie pizza party and magic show: May 1, 6-10 p.m. Holiday Restaurant, Veterans Plaza, Route 7 North. $20/adult. $10/child. For more information, call 860-350-9034.

-"Exploring the Wonders of Candlewood Lake": May 2, 2 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave.]

-Car and motorcycle show: May 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Southworth's, Route 7.


-Field of Flags: Dedication, April 25, noon. On display through May 18. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St.

-Senior center events: April 27: art class, 12:30-2:30 p.m. April 28: luncheon, 12:30 p.m. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056.

-"Ready, Set, Go" kindergarten readiness discussion: April 29, 2 p.m. Booth Free School, South Street.


-Sherman Congregational Church events: April 24: men's breakfast, 8 a.m. followed by spring work day, 9:30 a.m. Church, 6 Church Road.

-Kindergarten parent orientation: April 28, 7 p.m. Sherman School, 2 Route 37 East.

-Jewish Community Center events: May 1: "Senior Moments," program of comedy and song, 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.


-Institute for American Indian Studies events: April 24: kids' Earth Day, noon-2 p.m. May 1-2: spring outdoor work days. May 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 2, 1-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

-Gunn Memorial Library event: April 24: seeds and garden craft, 1 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.

Area towns

-Fundraiser for Maureen Wolf of Sherman, a stage-four cancer survivor: April 25, 2-5 p.m. Widow Browns, 128 Federal Road, Brookfield. $15 in advance. $20 at door. For more information and tickets, call Frank Weller at 203-733-3576.


New Milford

-"No Dogs Allowed": April 24, 10:30 a.m. 1 p.m. April 25, 1 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. $15. Suitable for preschool and elementary-aged children. For more information, call 860-350-6863.


-"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. For more information, call 860-354-3622 or visit

Area towns

-Auditions for "Once On This Island": April 24, 4-7 p.m. Sign in at 3:30 p.m. Brookfield Theatre for the Arts, Route 25, Brookfield. Singers and dancers aged 16 and older sought. For more information, call 203-775-0023.