Arts

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"Impressions of Nature" -- Art by Angelo Perrone: Runs through Feb. 29. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

GAYLORDSVILLE

Art by Marilee O'Gorman: Runs through March 4. Peter Lawrence Furniture & Art Gallery, 703 Kent Road (Route 7). For more information, call 203-746-5533.

Kent

"Lake Waramaug Musing" -- Art by Beth Carlson: March 1-April 30.

Reception, March 3, 3 to 5 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration for the reception, call 860-927-3761.

Exhibit of art by Alex Echevarria, Arista Baltronis and Scott Tully: Runs through March 4. Seti Gallery, 5 Kent Green Boulevard. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information or reservations, call 860-927-7170.

New Milford

"In Our Corner": Feb. 25-April 1.

Reception, Feb. 25, 3-5 p.m. Artists' talk, April 1, 2 p.m. The Silo, Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

Roxbury

"The Artist Travels" -- Exhibit and sale of works by Karen Cashman: Runs through March 30. Senior center, South Street.

Art work by Karen Pepper: Opening reception, Feb. 25, 2-4 p.m. Runs through April 2. 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

"Branching Out" -- art by members of The Naturalist's Studio: Opening reception, Feb. 25, noon-2 p.m. Runs through April 29. Library, Wykeham Road. Hours: Mondays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays,

9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Art by Perery Obee, Alison Hull and Jessica Tam: Runs through Feb. 25. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Hall Plaza. Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

Exhibit of Wampum jewelry by Allen L. Hazard Sr. and Craig Spears Sr.: Runs through February. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more info, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Health

Kent

StrongWomen, Strong Bones program for middle-aged women: Two sessions: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10-11:15 a.m. March 7-April 21. Offered by New Milford Hospital at The Kent Specialty Care Center. $85/session. For more information and sign up, call 800-350-1595.

New Milford

StrongWomen, Strong Bones program for middle-aged women: Two sessions: Mondays and Fridays, 10-11:15 a.m. March 5-April 20. Offered by hospital at First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. $85/session. For more information and sign up, call 800-350-1595.

Washington

StrongWomen, Strong Bones program for middle-aged women: Mondays and Wednesdays, 2-3:15 p.m. March 5-April 20. Offered by New Milford Hospital at senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. $85/session. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0735.

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.

"The Lorax" screening to benefit The Pratt Center: March 2, 4:15 p.m. Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. $15/adult. $12/child. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-3713,

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

Black 47 concert, with Joe Burcaw of New Milford: March 1, 8 p.m. Infinity Hall, Route 44, Norfolk. $22 and $32 tickets. For more information and dinner reservations, call 866-666-6306 or 860-542-5531.

Washington

Music at G.W. Tavern: Feb. 25: Dan Stevens, 9:30 p.m. March 1: Doug Mahard, 6:30 p.m. March 3: Gerst Life, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Special Events

Kent

Family screening of "Treasure Buddies": March 3. Doors open, 5 p.m. Movie, 6 p.m. Presented by Kent Nursery School in parish hall of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, intersection of Routes 7 and 341.

Library offerings: March 7: Presentation on history of quilting as American craft and art form with Veralyn Davee, 6:30 p.m. March 12: screening of "Song of Sparrows," 1 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Christian Singles bowling night: Feb. 24, 7:15 p.m. Lore's Lanes, Route 7. $11/person. For more information and registration, call 860-354-0733 or 203-731-7069 by Feb. 19.

Maxx events: Feb. 24: sixth-grade dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. March 2: coffee house, 6-11 p.m. $5. Feb. 24, March 30, April 27 and May 25: acoustic coffee house night.Mondays: Snaxx at the Maxx, 2-5 p.m. Saturdays: front room open, 6-11 p.m. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St.

Book signings with authors of "Magnificent Words to Live By": Feb. 25: Bank St. Book Nook, Bank Street, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 6: Library, Main Street, 6:30 p.m. With Hamilton Brower and Annette Parker Martin.

Karaoke for a Cause: Semifinals, Feb. 25. Finals, March. S.J. Barrington's, Route 7 North. $10 entry free.

Winter guard and drum line home show: Feb. 25, 5 p.m. New Milford High School, Route 7.

Gallery benefit to support African children, featuring paintings by Alain J. Picard and photographs by Richard Close: Feb. 25: Spruce Home & Garden, 20 Bank St. Portion from sales to benefit World Relief and KenyaOrphans.org.

Wine and beer tasting fundraiser: Feb. 25, 7-9:30 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). $15. Benefits Grad Party. For more information and tickets, call Sue at 860-355-0591 or email lindee1@aol.com.

Poetry and music program: Feb. 26, 2 p.m. Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-0300.

Lenten offerings: Healing service, Feb. 28, 4-5 p.m. Lenten studies, call for information. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). For more information, call 860-354-4596.

Apostolic prayer gathering: Feb. 27. Meets second and fourth Friday of each month, 6-9 p.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pbcilla@sbcglobal.net.

BNI: On Track Chapter meetings: March 1: With Marc Audette of Audette Electrical Services, 7 a.m. Railroad Station, 11 Railroad St. For more information, call 860-354-4464.

Open house: March 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Village Center for the Arts, 12 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-4318.

Open house for Robotics and Beyond: March 3, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.roboticsandbeyond.com.

Irish night dinner: March 3, 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $5/child 5-10.

Kindergarten parent orientation: March 7, 7 p.m. John Pettibone School, Pickett District Road. Northville Elementary School, Hipp Road. Hill and Plain School, Old Town Park Road.

"The Mallory Murders: The First Mass Murder in America" lecture with Michael-John Cavallaro: March 8, 7 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-3069.

Technology help: Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. Library, Main Stree.

Sherman

Lenten series: Starts Feb. 26, 11:30 a.m. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call 860-354-6114.

Kindergarten registration: Feb. 27. 8:30-9:30 a.m. for students whose last names begin with "A" through "L" and 10-11 a.m. for students whose last names begin with "M" through "Z." Sherman School, 2 Route 37 East.

Family bingo night: March 3. Dinner, 6 p.m. Games, 6:30-8 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Routes 37/39.

DivorceCare program: Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. March 6-May 29. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call 860-354-6114.

Washington

Library events: Feb. 23: Joseph Montebello in-depth interview with Wally Wood, author of "Getting Oriented: A Novel About Japan," 6:30 p.m. Snow date, March 1. Feb. 25: Catapult and princess hat workshop, 1 p.m. Various times: Story hours for children. Call to register. 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.

Puppetry Festival: Feb. 25: "Sir George and the Dragon" by Pumpernickel Puppets, 10:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). $8.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: Feb. 25: "Learn to Play the Indian Love Flute," 1-2 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Five-session adult Lenten study: Starts Feb. 29, 7-8:30 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. $15. For more information, call 860-868-0569.

Senior center events: March 6: Organizational meeting to talk about what people want to do, 11 a.m. March 7: Chair massage, 10 a.m.

ACLU Northwest Connecticut Chapter annual meeting: March 6, 6 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Program about the recent National Defense Authorization Act with Allie Bohm.

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

Area towns

Minor league hockey game to benefit Alzheimer's Associatione: Feb. 24, 7:35 p.m. Danbury Ice Arena, Danbury. $15/adult. $10/child. For more information and tickets, email heather.hitchcock@alz.org.

Theater

New Milford

"The Irish Curse": Friday and Saturday nights March 2-24, 8 p.m. March 18, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $20. Free rehearsal for seniors, March 1. Pay-what-you-can-night, March 8, 8 p.m. For more information, call 860-350-6863.

SHERMAN

"The Subject Was Roses": Fridays-Saturdays March 30-April 21, 8 p.m. April 15, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $20/person. $10/student. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.