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

-"Not Your Ordinary House Pet" -- photography by Hank Meirowitz: Feb. 1-28. Burnham Library, Route 133. For information, call 860-355-1069.


-Exhibit of paintings by Kent Center School students: Runs through Feb. 27. Library, 32 North Main St. For information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

-"Man and Beasts" -- photography by Abby Ripley: Runs through Feb. 14. Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street.

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

-"Who's Driving: Legendary Stars and Legendary Cars" -- art by Chris Osborne of New Milford: Runs through November. Golden Age of Trucking Museum, 1101 Southford Road, Middlebury. For more information, call 203-577-2181.


-"Paintings" --art by Desiree Alvarez: Runs through Feb. 13. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


-"Adventures in Impressionism" -- art by Richard Stalter of Gaylordsville: Runs through Jan. 30. Library, Sherman Center.


-"Younger Talent": Opening reception, Jan. 23, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Feb. 14. 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.

-"Mud Ponies and Soot Monoprints" -- art by Louise King and Tiny Toad: Runs through Jan. 23. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

-"From East to West, Across Our Homelands": Runs through January. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, 860-868-0518.


New Milford

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

-Hospital offerings: Jan. 25: "Getting a Grasp on Carpal Tunnel Syndrom," 6:45 p.m. Jan. 28: chair yoga, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22: Food learning series, 9-11 a.m. Hospital, 21 Elm St. For more information and sign-up, call 800-350-1595.

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

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

-Free weight management course: Third Tuesday each month, 6 p.m. Curves, Route 202. For more information, call 860-354-4513.


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


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


-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.

Tooth Fairy: PG. Friday 4:30, 7, 9:15 p.m. Saturday 11:30 a.m. 1:45, 4:30, 7, 9:15 p.m. Sunday 11:30 a.m. 1:45, 4:30, 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 7 p.m.

Avatar: PG-13. Friday 4 , 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 1, 4, 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4, 7:30 p.m.

Up in the Air: R. Friday 4:15, 7:15, 9:30 p.m. Saturday 1:30, 4:15, 7:15, 9:30 p.m. Sunday 1:30, 4:15, 7:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:15, 7:15 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.



-"Afternoon of Music": Feb. 6, 4-6 p.m. Kent School, Route 341. $10-40. For more information and tickets, call 860-672-1098 or stop by the Fife 'n Drum, House of Books, the library, Kent Coffee & Chocolate, the Villager or Kent Wine & Spirits.

New Milford

-Music at S.J. Barrington's: Jan. 29: Shadow Creek Band, 9 p.m. Karaoke: Saturdays, 9:30 p.m.-closing. S.J. Barrington's, 48 Kent Road (Route 7 North).

-"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 Jerry King at 860-355-4211.

-Country line dancing: Mondays, 7-9:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For more information, call 860-868-2683.


-Music at G.W. Tavern: Jan. 28: Chris Casey & Donn Doucette, 7 p.m. Jan. 30: Uncle Bones, 10 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, at various times. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

-JD 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


-"Moose-ical Dinner": Jan. 25-26, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. seatings. Presented by Housatonic Valley Regional High School band and chorus at The Wandering Moose, West Cornwall. $17/adult. $10/child 12 and under. For more information and reservations, e-mail

-"Maintain Your Independence at Home" and "Taking the Mystery out of Hospice" support and guidance session: Jan. 26, 10 a.m. Snow date, Feb. 2. Presented by New Milford VNA Hospice representatives at senior center, Swift Lane. For more information and registration, call Lesly Ferris at 860-927-1003.

-Kent Memorial Library events: Jan. 28: Screening of "Who Killed the Electric Car?" 7 p.m. Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Marble Dale/New Preston

-VNA Northwest Thrift Shop bag sale: Jan. 26-29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thrift Shop at Armoury Building, 233B Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202).

New Milford

-Youth Agency offerings at The Maxx: Jan. 22 and 29: NMHS girls' group, 2:30 p.m. Must sign up in advance. Jan. 30: front room open, 6-11 p.m. 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.

-Relay for Life kickoff party: Jan. 23, 11 a.m.-noon. Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. For more information and sign up, call Kristen Hallecks at 203-947-5909.

-Christian Singles Connect-sponsored bowling night: Jan. 23, 7 p.m. Lore's Lanes, Lore's Plaza, Route 7. $4.75/game plus shoes. For more information, call J. Roberts at 203-731-7069.

-POW/MIA bell ringing to commemorate 37th anniversary of signing of Paris Peace Agreement: Jan. 24, 11:45 a.m. St. Francis Xavier Church parish center, Elm Street, near top of Village Green.

-STAR Group meeting: Jan. 25, 2 p.m. health and wellness meeting room at senior center, Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St.

-New Milford Public Library events: Jan. 26: "Radon: Risks and Reduction," 6 p.m. Jan. 27: Screening of "District 9," 6 p.m. First and third Wednesday of each month: Writer's Support Group, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Second Wednesday of each month: Chess Group for K-12 students, 4 p.m. Fourth Wednesday of each month: Teen Talk Book Club, 4 p.m. Third Wednesday of each month: Anime and Manga Club for students in grades 6-12, 4 p.m. Third Friday each month: Book discussion group, 1 p.m. Last Wednesday of each month: The Sandwich Club for those worrying about grown children and aging parents, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

-Wine tasting to benefit Village Center for the Arts: Jan. 30, 1-4 p.m. At La Piccolina, Main Street. $25. For more information and tickets, call VCA at 860-354-4318.

-Spaghetti supper and penny auction to benefit Rakowski family: Jan. 31, 4-8 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. $15/person 12 and older in advance. $20 at door. For more information, call Mike Boucher at 203-312-6937.

-Connecticut Family Support Network, Northwest Region Greater New Milford Parent Support Group Networking: Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m. Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road. For more information and sign up, call 860-350-6025 by Jan. 29.

-Girl Scout Sweetheart Semi-formal Dance: Tickets available until Feb. 1 at Lennie's Flower Shop, Elm Street, and Arkettype, 221 Danbury Road (Route 7). Dance, Feb. 5, 7-9:30 p.m., at New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For girls and a male date. $12. For more information, call Kate at 860-210-1591 or Kala at 860-354-9238.

-Creativity networking series: Second Sunday of each month, 2 p.m. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road. $10. For more information and registration, call 860-355-0300.


-"A Naturalist in the World's Wilderness" with George Schaller: Jan. 24, 3 p.m. Town hall, Route 67.


-Jewish Community Center events: Jan. 30: Screening of "The Visitor" and dinner, starting at 7 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.


-Open house: Jan. 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202).

-Institute for American Indian Studies event: Jan. 23: Winter survival walk, 12:30-2:30 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

-Valentine Chocolate Fest: Feb. 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sponsored by Washington GOP at American Legion Hall, Bryan Memorial Plaza. $5/adult. $2/child. For more information, call Joan Lodsin at 860-868-7715.

-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

-Winter internships at Charter Community TV Channel 21: Next session starts with orientation Jan. 28, 6 p.m. Channel 21 studios, 11 Commerce Road, Newtown. For more information, visit Deadline to apply is Jan. 22.


New Milford

-"Blue's Clues Live! The Most Spectacular Place": Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m. 1 p.m. Jan. 24, 1 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $15. For more information, call 860-355-6863.

Area towns

-Auditions for season and audition workshop: Workshop, Jan. 30. Auditions, Feb. 3-7, by appointment. TriArts' Sharon Playhouse, 49 Amenia Road, Sharon. For more information, call 860-364-SHOW.