-Quilts by Vivian Wojciechowski and Corinne Thompson: Runs through Jan. 31. Burnham Library, Route 133. For information, call 860-355-1069.


-Exhibit of paintings by Kent Center School students: Jan. 2-Feb. 27. Reception, Jan. 9, 3-5 p.m. Library, 32 North Main St. For information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

-Photographs by Judith M. Cerrato of New Milford: Runs through Jan. 9. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

-Art exhibit by Bill Hughes: Jan. 10-Feb. 20. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.


-"Paintings" --art by Desiree Alvarez: Opening reception, Jan. 9, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Feb. 13. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


-"Christmas through the Ages": Runs through Jan. 17. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.


New Milford

-Community CPR course: Jan. 6, 11 a.m. Jan. 24, 4 p.m. Hospital's Center for Clinical Excellence, 6 Treadwell St. For more information and sign up, call 860-210-5010.

-H1N1 vaccination clinic: Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28, 5-7 p.m. Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road. For more information, call the health department at 860-355-6035.

-Hospital offerings: Jan. 8: quick blood sugar screening, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Jan. 11, 13, 18 and 20: Freshstart smoking cessation program, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Robison Rooms at hospital, 21 Elm St. For more information and sign for the cessation program, call 800-350-1595.


-Blood drive in honor of Blake Roy,6: Jan. 12, 1:30-6:30 p.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike. For more information, call 800-GIVE-LIFE.


-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. $7.50/matinee before 4:30 p.m. $5/super matinee before noon. $5/all-day Tuesday. $2 extra per 3D movie.

Movies were unavailable at press time. Call the theater for specific times.

-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.


Marble Dale/New Preston

-Concert with Amy Vinisko and Liliya Bikbova: Jan. 10, 3 p.m. New Preston Congregational Church, Church Street.

Special Events


-First Congregational Church of Kent offering: Jan. 3: Program with Lynn Redgrave who will read "Visions of Mary" by Edward Tyler," during service. First Congregational Church, Route 7.

-New Year's luncheon for seniors: Jan. 6, noon. Senior Center, Swift Lane. $3. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-1003 by Jan. 4.

-Kent Library Association annual meeting: Jan. 9, 2 p.m. Town hall, Kent Green.

-Kent Memorial Library events: Jan. 2: American Girl tea party, 2 p.m. Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

-"Using State and Federal Money to Train New and Existing Employees" Lunch & Learn: Jan. 7, noon-1:30 p.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information and sign up, call the Chamber office at 860-354-6080.

-Grad Party Committee meeting: Jan. 7, 7 p.m. Teacher's room at high school, Route 7.

-Spaghetti dinner: Jan. 9, 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.

-Animal Welfare Society special purpose meeting: Jan. 11 following regular monthly members' meeting at 7:30 p.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

-Youth Agency offerings: Mondays: Snaxx at The Maxx. For more information on programs, call 860-354-0047.

-New Milford Public Library events: Jan. 6: free workshop of life coaching process, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 11: Screening of "8½," 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.


-Winter dinner: Jan. 9, 4:30-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $12/adult. $5/child 12 and under. Free delivery for Warren residents. For more information, call 860-868-7106.


-Victorian tea party to ring in 2010: Jan. 2, 1-3 p.m. Snow date, Jan. 3, same time. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information and suggested reservations, call 860-868-7756.

-Reading of "A Sabbath in New England": Jan. 4, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. With staff from Gunn Museum.

-New Beginnings divorce support group: Registration, ongoing. Group starts Jan. 5. Meets Tuesdays, 6:30 -8:30 p.m., for 10 weeks at First Congregational Church on the Green. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0569.

-Institute for American Indian Studies event: Jan. 9: Scout day, life in winter, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518. -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.

Area towns

-Northwest Chapter of ACLU of Connecticut: Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m. Tack room of Litchfield Inn, 432 Bantam Road, Litchfield.


Greater New Milford

-Screening of Dec. 15 informational town meeting on affordable housing project known as Marble Dale Meadows: Jan. 4, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 6, 11 a.m. Charter Community TV Channel 21. DVD of meeting is also available at Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road, Washington. Town vote on a funding request for the project is scheduled for January.


New Milford

-Auditions for "The 26th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee": Jan. 4-5, 7-9 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. Men and women aged 20-49 sought. For more information, call 860-350-6863.