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Arts

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East African photo exhibit by Charles Elsesser: Runs through February. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1069.

Kent

Work by four giants of the 20th Century American art scene: Runs through Feb. 28. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or go to www.themorrisongallery.com.

New Milford

Valentine's Day show featuring Lorraine Ryan: Feb. 6, noon-4 p.m. Fine Line Art Gallery, 319 Main St. South, Woodbury. For more information, call 203-266-0110 or visit www.finelineartgallery-connecticut.com.

Canterbury art exhibit "Art of the Heart": Runs through Feb. 10, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Canterbury School's Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery, 101 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-210-3800.

Roxbury

"Inside Out" -- watercolors and oil paintings: Runs through Feb. 19. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. Hours: Mondays, noon-7 p.m., Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursdays, noon-5 p.m., Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Washington

"An Experiment in Retail" -- work by Ryan Olivieri: Feb. 12, 7-9 p.m. Dance party. Bryan Memorial Plaza, 3 Bryan Hall. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878 or go to www.washingtonartassociation.org.

Health

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American Red Cross courses: Variety of classes available. For more information, call 860-354-3415.

Warren

Free blood pressure screening: First Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m.-noon, Warren Prime Time House, 8 Sackett Hill Road.

Washington

Free blood pressure screening: Third Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Senior center, 6 Bryan Hall Plaza.

Historical/Museums

KENT

Seven Hearths: Open Saturdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Historical society's Seven Hearths museum, Route 7. Free admission. For more information, call 860-927-4587 or visit http://www.kenthistoricalsociety.org.

SHERMAN

The Old Store & Museum and Gift Shop: Sherman Center. Open Thursdays-Sunday, noon-4 p.m. or whenever flag is out on front porch. For more information, call 860-350-3475.

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

-Sanctum: R. Friday 4:10, 7:05, 9:35 p.m. Saturday 11:30 a.m., 1:35, 4:10, 7:05, 9:35 p.m. Sunday 11:30 a.m. 1:35, 4:10, 7:05 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:45, 7 p.m.

-The Fighter: R. Friday 4, 6:50, 9:15 p.m. Saturday 11:15 a.m. 1:40, 4, 6:50, 9:15 p.m. Sunday 11:15 a.m. 1:40, 4, 6:50 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:25, 6:50 p.m.

-The King's Speech: R. Friday 4:30, 7, 9:20 p.m. Saturday 11:25 a.m., 1:45, 4:30, 7, 9:20 p.m. Sunday 11:25 a.m., 1:45, 4:30, 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 7 p.m.

-Black Swan: R. Friday 4:15, 7:10, 9:30 p.m. Saturday 11:20 a.m., 1:30, 4:15, 7:10, 9:30 p.m. Sunday 11:20 a.m., 1:30, 4:15, 7:10 p.m. Monday 4 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 4:30, 6:45 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

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"Daniel Bennett Group" performance: Feb. 10, 24, 6-9 p.m. Doc's Trattoria, 9 Maple St. For more information or reservations, call 860-927-3810.

New Milford

Murali Coryell acoustic concert: Feb. 4, 10 p.m. 59 Bank, 59 Bank St. For more information, call 860-350-5995.

Country line dancing: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For more information, call 860-868-2683.

"Strictly Ballroom": Second Friday each month, 7:30-10 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church parish hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For all dancers. $10. For more information, call Peggy King at 860-355-4211.

Washington

J.D. Tuckers, live piano music by Hank Milligan: Thursdays 7-10 p.m., Sundays 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 38 Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-9605.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Senior center events: Tuesdays: Computer Club, 10 a.m.-noon. Coffee hour, 10 a.m. Quilters, 1 p.m. Second Tuesday each month: VNA blood pressure and sugar screenings, 1-2 p.m. First and third Wednesdays: mah-jongg, 1 p.m. Thursdays: Walking Group, 9 a.m. Coffee hour, 10 a.m. Fridays: poker, 10 a.m. and canasta, 1 p.m. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Kent

Chocolate Fest: Feb. 9, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Kent Center School. $5.

"France vs. California" wine tasting: Feb. 12, 7 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. $50/person. For more information or reservations, call 860-618-0075, visit www.artsnwct-winetasting.org or e-mail info@artsnwct.org.

Senior center activities: Mondays: center opens at 10:30 a.m. for games, cards, bingo and Wii sports. Lunch, 12:30 p.m. $3. Tuesdays: Retired Old Men Eating Out (ROMEO) at The Villager Restaurant on Main Street, 8:30 a.m. Wii sports and Park and Recreation events, 9:30 a.m. Handiwork, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays: center opens at 10:30 a.m. for games, cards, bingo and Wii sports. Lunch, 12:30 p.m. $3. Blood pressure screening (first Wednesday of each month), 1-2 p.m. Thursdays: library bridge group, 1:15-4 p.m. Fridays: Special program (first and third Fridays), 2-4 p.m. Center open for activities (second and fourth Fridays), noon-1:30 p.m. Luncheon program, noon. Senior center, Swift Lane. For more information, call 860-927-1586 or 860-927-1003.

Kent Memorial Library events: Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration , call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

The Maxx events: Feb. 4: DJ event featuring DJ Knightmare, 6 p.m. Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26: front room, 6-11 p.m. Feb. 7, 14, 28: "Snacks @ the Maxx," 2:30-5 p.m. Feb. 11: City ABlaze and local area bands, 7:30 p.m. $8. Feb. 18: sixth grade dance. $8. Feb. 25: seventh and eighth grade dance, $8. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. For more information, call 860-210-2165.

New Milford Hospital events: Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25: diabetes self-management training, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 10, 17, 24: CARES cancer support group, 10:30-11:30 p.m. Feb. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and Feb. 22, 4-8 p.m. CPR class. Feb. 7- March 14, Mondays: toddler communication play group. First session for ages 18-39 months old, 10-10:45 a.m. Second session for ages 2-and-a-half to 4 years, 10:45-11:30 a.m. $30. Feb. 9: head and neck cancer screenings, 4-8 p.m. Call 860-350-8228 for appointment. Feb. 9: joint replacement lecture, 6:45-8:30 p.m. Register at newmilfordhospital.org or by calling 1-800-350-1595. Feb. 10, 6-7 p.m., and Feb. 11, 10-11 a.m.: healing drum circle. Feb. 11: blood sugar screening, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Feb. 11: senior luncheon, noon-1:30 p.m.

Cub Scouts' Pinewood derby: Feb. 5. Business derby: 10 a.m. Kid's derby: 1 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 7 Whittlesey Ave.

Public library events: Feb. 5: knitting and crocheting group, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 6: "Hula in the Cool-A" Sunday family program, 2 p.m. Registration required. Feb. 8: an "Interviewing Do's and Dont's" seminar, 6 p.m. Feb. 10: young adult advisory council meeting. Feb. 13: teens for jeans collections due. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Culinary school session: Feb. 7 and Mondays through Fridays. St. John's Episcopal Church, 7 Whittlesey Ave. For more information or to apply, call 203-512-5791.

Mallory Murders lecture by Michael-John Cavallaro: Feb. 8, 7 p.m. Town Hall E. Paul Martin Meeting Room.

Juggling performance -- with Matthew and Jason Tardy: Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m. John Pettibone School, 2 Pickett District Road. $5. For more information, call 1-866-584-4543 or visit www.twoshow.com.

Spaghetti dinner: Feb. 12, March 12, April 9, May 14, 5-7 p.m. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $8/senior citizen. $4/child 6-12. $25 family maximum.

Valentine's Dance: Feb. 12, 1-4 p.m. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. For special needs children and teens. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-0047 or e-mail stacey@youthagency.org.

Food and wine pairing dinner: Feb. 12, 6-9:30 p.m. The Silo, 44 Upland Road. $90. For more information or for reservations, call 860-355-0300 or go to www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

Arion Singing Society dinner-dance: Feb. 13, 1:30 p.m. Dancing: 2-6 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $30/member. $40/guest. For more information or reservations, call 203-746-3489 or 860-354-7593.

Valentine's brunch: Feb. 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. VFW Post 1672, 11 Avery Road. $12/adult over 12. $6/child 12 and under. For more information or reservations by Feb. 10, call 860-354-7995.

TV Raffle: Tickets sold Wednesdays through March 5, 7-9 p.m. Drawing: March 5. Water Witch Hose Company No. 2, 8 Grove St. $20. To purchase tickets, e-mail waterwitch150th@yahoo.com.

SNIS box-top collections: 2010-11 school year. Send to Leah c/o SNIS, 25 Sunny Valley Road, New Milford. For more information, e-mail leahforsnis@yahoo.com.

Senior Center events: A variety of ongoing health and wellness offerings, exercises and games are offered throughout the week. Senior Center, 40 Main St. For more information and to sign up, call 860-355-6075.

Line dancing: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 7 Whittlesey Ave. For more information, call 860-868-2683 or e-mail sundownescape@charter.net.

Bingo: Knights of Columbus bingo, Mondays, 6:45 p.m. VFW bingo, Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. VFW Hall, Avery Road.

Roxbury

Senior center events: Feb. 9: New Adventures in Cooking Class with Marianne De Silva, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 10, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $15. Feb. 11: art class with Beatriz Conroy, noon-2 p.m. To sign up, call 860-210-0056.

Sherman

Jewish Community Center events: Feb. 6: diet workshop, 1-4 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 13. Feb. 11, March 11: guided meditation classes with Nicole Davis, 7 p.m. Movie, 8 p.m. $20/member, $25/nonmember. Mondays: movement imagination, 10:30 a.m. Ages. 3-5. $12/class, $50/series. Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings: fitness class, 9 a.m. $110/10 classes for JCC members and seniors, $130/10 classes for nonmembers. Tuesdays: yoga, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: zumba interval training, 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays: zumba interval training, 6:30 p.m. Fridays: yoga, 10:40 a.m. Saturdays: zumba interval training, 9:30 a.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information or reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Senior Center events: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: walking group, 9 a.m., at Sherman track. Mondays and Wednesdays: Pinochle card games, noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays: Bridge card games, 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: exercise with Wii, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: shopping, call for ride. Tuesdays and Fridays: gentle yoga, 10:30 a.m. at Jewish Community Center. Fridays or last Tuesdays: Senior Dine, 11 a.m. at American Pie or last Tuesdays in Bethel. Senior center, old town hall, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2414.

Women's Bible study: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road.

Warren

Winter Dinner Series: Feb. 12, 4:30-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, 4 Sackett Hill Road. $12/adults over 12. $5/children age 12 and under. For more information, call 860-868-7106.

Women's Auxiliary pancake breakfast: Feb. 13, 7:30-11 a.m. Community center, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child over 2. Free/child 2 and under. For more information, call 860-868-2187.

Washington

IAIS events: Feb. 5: medicine bag workshop, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 6: artifact identification day, 1-4 p.m. Feb. 12, 13: winter film festival, 2 p.m. Work by Rhonda Besaw, Abenaki, will be on display during February. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.

Gunn Memorial Library events: Adults' events: Feb. 7: coffee hour reading of "Our Home in the Countryside," 10 a.m. Feb. 8: showing of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," 2 p.m. Feb. 10: "Is it Magic of Science" presentation by Courtney E. Chambers, 6:30 p.m. 5 Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-2310.

Senior Center events: Feb. 7: Gunn Museum Series, 10 a.m. Feb. 10: tax advice, 1 p.m. Feb. 14: van to mall, 9 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Hall Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.

Valentine chocolate fest: Feb. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. American Legion Hall senior center, Bryan Plaza. $5/adult plate. $2/child plate. For more information or for ticket information, call 860-868-7714.

After School Art Program (ASAP) workshops: Registration ongoing. At various locations in Region 12 school district. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0740 or visit www.afterschoolartsprogram.org.

Television/Radio

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Faith Church's "Destined to Win": Tuesdays, 3 p.m. Fridays, 8:30 p.m. Charter Community TV Channel 21.

"The Bible Speaks": Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Charter Community TV Channel 21.

"A New Day" radio show: Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. Hosted by Daphne Clarke-Hudson of New Milford. WDJZ 1530 AM or www.wdjzradio.com.

"A New Day" TV show: Thursdays, noon. Saturdays, 7 p.m. Hosted by Daphne Clarke-Hudson of New Milford. Charter Community TV Channel 21.

"Celebrate New Milford": Fridays, 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 6:30 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

"Annie Jr." production -- for kids in grades 2-12: Performance: March 25-27. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. For more information, call 860-350-6863 or visit http://theatreworks.us/index.php.