Arts

Kent

Paintings by Chris Armstrong and sculpture by Peter Kirkiles: Runs through Jan. 22. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit www.morrisongallery.com.

New Milford

"Six Views" -- photography by high school students from the community: Jan. 14-Feb. 19. Reception, Jan. 21, 3-5 p.m. The Silo, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

Exhibit of art by library staff: Runs through Jan. 21. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"Relativity" -- art by mother and son, Nancy Mygatt and David Martin: Runs through Feb. 1. Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue.

Roxbury

"Wild" -- exhibit and sale of photos by Jacquie Gaess of Roxbury: Opening reception, Jan. 14, 2-4 p.m. Snow date, Jan. 21. Runs through Feb. 18. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Washington

"Color and Music" -- display of art by Karen Pepper of Washington: Reception, Jan. 14, noon-2 p.m. Runs through Feb. 18. Library, Wykeham Road.

`Young Talent 2012": Runs through Jan. 28. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Hall Plaza. Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

HEALTH

Washington

Hearing screening: Jan. 17, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza.

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.

-Beauty and the Beast in 3D: G. Friday 3:10, 5:10, 7:10, 9:10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 1:10, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10, 9:10 p.m. Monday 1:10, 3:10, 5:10, 7:10 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday 4:30, 6:45 p.m.

-Beauty and the Beast in 2D: G. Saturday-Sunday 11:15 a.m.

-We Bought A Zoo: PG. Saturday-Sunday 11:15 a.m.

-War Horse: PG. Friday 3:45, 6:40, 9:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 12:45, 3:45, 6:40, 9:30 p.m. Monday 12:45, 3:45, 6:40 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday 4:10, 6:55 p.m.

-Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol: PG-13. Friday 4, 7, 9:40 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 1:30, 4, 7, 9:40 p.m. Monday 1:30, 4, 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday 4, 7 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 for Social Change" concert with Tom Neilson: Jan. 19, 7 p.m. Hosted by Commission on the Arts at library, Main Street.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Region 12 kindergarten registration: Jan. 26. Burnham School, Route 133. For more information and registration materials, call 860-354-5559

Gaylordsville

"Biblical & Contemporary Uses of Essential Oils": Jan. 28, 10 a.m-1 p.m. Snow date, Feb. 4. $20. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and registration, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

"Meet the Press" lecture with Kathryn Boughton: Jan. 15, 2 p.m. Presented by Kent Historical Society at town hall, Kent Green.

"Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft" seminar: Jan. 18, 5:30-7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.

Library offerings: Jan. 21: "Year of the Dragon" story hour, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 21: "Germany at the Crossroads of Western Civilization" with Dr. Joseph Baxer, 3-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Connect 'n Kent special member meeting-breakfast: Jan. 19, 8 a.m. Kent Specialty Care Center, 45 Maple St. Breakfast to be followed by "Growing Your Business in a Difficult Economy, With Special Insight into the Future of Health Care" with 5th Distrcit Congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley. For more information, call 860-927-7913.

New Milford

Library offerings: Jan. 14: Tai Chi and Qigong program for people in grades 5 and older, 2:30-4 p.m. (snow date, Jan. 21). Jan. 18: "Financial Peace of Mind: How to Control Those Emotions," 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

Silo cooking school events: Jan. 14: Italian first courses, 6-9 p.m. $90/person or $170/two people. Jan. 16: young chef's winter warm-up, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

"Mercury Messenger Visits First Rock from the Sun" observatory program: Jan. 14, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.

Spaghetti supper: Jan. 14, 5-7 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $9/senior 65 and older. $4/child 6-12. $25 family maximum.

BNI: On Track Chapter meetings: Jan. 19 and 26, 7 a.m. Railroad Station, 11 Railroad St. Jan. 19: with Wayne Locke of Madson Financial Services. Jan. 26: With Rich Pomerantz of Rich Pomerantz Photography. For more information, call 860-354-4464.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: Jan. 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored byBakewell & Mulhare LLC and www.newmilfordbusiness.com at Bakewell & Mulhare, 315 Litchfield Road (Route 202).

POW/MIA bell ringing to mark 39th anniversary of signing of Parish Peace Agreement: Jan. 21. Gather at 11:45 a.m. Bell ringing, noon. St. Francis Xavier Church parish center, Elm Street, near top of Village Green. Bring hand bell.

Girl Scouts' Valentine card making for veterans: Jan. 21, 10-11:30 a.m. VFW hall, Avery Road. For more information and registration, email jolenem@aol.com.

Roast beef dinner: Jan. 21, 4:30-7 p.m. Hosted by Good Shepherd Lodge at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

Christian Singles Connect Comedy night: Jan. 21, 7 p.m. At Bible Baptist Church, 126 Kent Road (Route 7 North). For more information, call 860-354-0773 or 203-731-7069.

Crop workshop fundraiser: Registration runs through Jan. 27. Event, Feb. 11, 10 a.m-5 p.m. At Crowne Plaza, 1284 Strongtown Road, Southbury. For people in cut and paste and/or digital memory making. $35. Benefits NMVNA Hospice. Make checks payable to Marnee Palladino and mail them to Ms. Palladino, 407 Southford Road, Middlebury, CT 06762. For more information, call 203-758-8402.

Girl Scouts Sweetheart Dance: Feb. 3, 7-9:30 p.m. At New Milford High School, Route 7 South. $12. Tickets available at Lennie's, Elm Street, and Arkettype, 221 Danbury Road. For more information, email Sue at s.mickelson@aol.com or call 860-628-0100.

Roxbury

Region 12 kindergarten registration: Jan. 26. Booth Free School, South Street. For more information and registration materials, call 860-354-9391.

Sherman

"Choo Choos and Chili" fundraiser: Jan. 15, noon-4:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. Includes exhibit of electric trains and chili. $3/child. $5/adult. $12 family maximum.

Trip to Aldrich Museum in Ridgefield for opening of art show: Jan. 29. Carpool leaves Jewish Community Center in Sherman, 9 Route 39 South, at 1 p.m. $7 admission. For more information and registration, call 860-355-8050.

WARREN

Ham dinner: Jan. 14, 4:30-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $12/adult. $5/child 12 and under. Free delivery service for Warren residents 70 and older. For more information, call 860-868-7106.

Washington

Program with Immaculee Ilibagiza, author of "Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust": Jan. 13, 7 p.m. Part of Gunnery lecture series. At The Gunnery, lower memorial gym, Green Hill Road.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: Jan. 14-15: screening of "Choctaw Code Talkers," 2 p.m. Jan. 20: private showing of museum items, 5-7 p.m. Jan. 22: artifact identification day, 1-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Art class with John Wellington, associate professor of New York Academy of Art: Jan. 14-15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Washington Art Association, Bryan Memorial Plaza. $495/WAA member. $595/WAA non-member. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-2878.

Library event: Jan. 19: program with author and architect Hicks Stone, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310 for children's or family programs and 860-868-7586 for all other programs.

PowerPoint presentation and book signing with Richard Radne, author of "Sound Rising: Long Island Sound at the Forefront of America's Struggle for Independence": Jan. 21, 1 p.m. Snow date, Jan. 28. Gunn Memorial Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Region 12 kindergarten registration: Jan. 25. Washington Primary School, School Street. For more information and registration materials, call 860-868-7331.

Area towns

The German Language School of Danbury classes: Registration, ongoing. Classes start Jan. 17, 6-8 p.m. The German Language School of Danbury, at Immanuel Lutheran School, 18 Clapboard Ridge Road (Route 39), Danbury. For more information, call Elaine at 860-354-2120 or 203-775-8243.

Theater

New Milford

Registration for TheatreWorks Kids program: Ongoing. Program starts Jan. 28. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. For registration, call 860-350-6863.