Arts

Kent

17th annual secondary school art show: Show open March 17-18. Kent Art Association, 21 S. Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

Exhibit of art by Piero Manrique: Runs through April 15. Seti Gallery, 5 Kent Green Blvd. 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": Runs through April 1. 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: Runs through April 2. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Washington

Members show: Runs through March 24. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Hall Plaza. Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

"Branching Out" -- art by members of the Naturalist's Studio: Runs through April 29. Library, Wykeham Road.

Invitational group show: Runs through April 1. Behnke Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. For more information, call 860-868-1655 or email info@behnkedohertygallerycom.

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.

-21 Jump Street: R. Friday 4:15, 7:10, 9:25 p.m. Saturday 11:30 a.m., 1:45, 4:15, 7:10, 9:25 p.m. Sunday 11:30 a.m. 1:45, 4:15, 7:10 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:15, 7:10 p.m.

-John Carter in 2D: PG-13. Friday 4, 6:40 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 1:45, 4, 6:40 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4, 6:40 p.m.

-John Carter in 3D: PG-13. Friday-Saturday 9:10 p.m.

-The Lorax in 2D: Friday 4:30, 7 p.m. Saturday 1, 5, 7, 9 p.m. Sunday 1, 5, 7, p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 7 p.m.

-The Lorax in 3D: Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m. 3 p.m.

-Project X: R. Friday 4:45, 7:20, 9:15 p.m. Saturday 1:30, 4:45, 7:20, 9:15 p.m. Sunday 1:30, 4:45, 7:20 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:45, 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

KENT

Music in the Nave event: March 24: classics from the American song book with Lynn Henderson and Friends, 7:30 p.m. $20. St. Andrew Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 341 and 7. For more information, call 860-927-3486.

NEW MILFORD

SJ Barrington's events: March 23: Delusions of Grandeur Band with Phil Spillane, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Karaoke: Saturday, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. SJ Barrington's, 48 Kent Road. For more information, call 860-355-9222.

Washington

Music at G.W. Tavern: March 17: Joe West & The Creative Force, 9:30 p.m. March 24: Dan Stevens, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Concerts: March 24: with Elizabeth von Trapp, 8 p.m. May 12: with Galvanized Jazz Band. Sept. 15: with Tempesta Di Mare. Oct. 13: with Borealis Wind Quintet. St. John Episcopal Church, 78 Green Hill Road. $40/person.

Special Events

Kent

Library offerings: March 17: St. Patrick's Day story hour for kids ages 3-9, 10:30 a.m. March 17: poetry workshop for all ages, 10 a.m. March 21: program with Saloma Furlong, author of "Why I Left the Amish," 6:30 p.m. March 24: program and book signing with Sergio Troncoso, author of "From the Wicked Path of Dust" and "Crossing Borders: Personal Essays," 3-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Program about memories of Kent with Susi Casey Williams and Stan Jennings: March 18, 2 p.m. Presented by Kent Historical Society at town hall, Kent Green.

Book talk: March 22, 5-6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Betty Krasne. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.

Fellowship dinner: March 24, 6 p.m. Hosted by First Congregational Church at Kent Community House, Route 7 North. $25/adult. 10 cents per inch of height/child. For more information and reservations, call 860-927-3335.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

Women's Club meeting: March 15, 7 p.m. Women's Club, 27 Church St. With Melissa Braislin, speech-language pathologist at Sharon Hospital.

Wine discovery series: Six-week series starts March 24, 6 p.m. Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road. $210. For more information and to register, call 8600-868-7954.

New Milford

Greater New Milford Business Association meeting: March 16, 8-9 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street. With representatives from NYCONN Security Systems Inc. Visitors who would like to attend should call Jack Leahy at 860-355-5435.

Apostolic prayer gathering: March 16 and 30. 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.

Corned beef dinner: March 17, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by Palm Rebekahs at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior citizen. $5/child 4-12.

St. Patrick's Day dinner: March 17, 6-8:30 p.m. VFW, Avery Road. $13/plate.

Program about anti-bullying: March 20, 7 p.m. Schaghticoke Middle School, Hipp Road. Program to focus on Rachel's Challenge. For more information, call Mikki Harkin at 860-210-0267 or email mik1093@aol.com.

Lunch & Learn: "Business Owner Environmental Liability" with Kerry Hanlon: March 22, noon-1:30 p.m. At Chamber of Commerce, railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information and registration, call 860-354-6080 by March 19.

BNI: On Track Chapter meetings: March 22: with Katherine Webster-O'Keefe, 7 a.m. March 29: with Dave Seegers of Hudson Valley Preservation, 7 a.m. Railroad Station, 11 Railroad St. For more information, call 860-354-4464.

CPR course: March 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. At New Milford Community Ambulance facility, Scovill Road. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1769.

Comedy night: March 24, 7 p.m. Hosted by Christian Singles Connect at Bible Baptist Church, Route 7 North. For more information, call 860-354-0733 or 203-731-7069.

Screening of "The Art of Leaving": March 25, 2 p.m. Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. $10 in advance. $15 at door. $5/student. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-0300.

Maxx events: March 30: 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.

Roxbury

"The GPA Game" seminar with independent educational consultant Janet Rosier: March 18, 2 p.m. Library, South Street.

"Our Resident Rodents: Chipmunks, Mice and More" with James Fischer: March 25, 3 p.m. Town hall, Route 67. Hosted by Roxbury Land Trust.

Sherman

Jewish Community Center events: March 17: "Tea at 5" starring Noel Desiato. Cocktails, 7 p.m. Curtain, 8 p.m. $25/member. $30/nonmember. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

WARREN

Spiritual renewal event: March 21-23, 7 p.m. each night. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. With guest preacher Bishop George E. Morgan.

Washington

Library events: March 17: St. Patrick's Day program for kids, 1 p.m. March 24: reading with Rover event for kids, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to register, call 860-868-2310 for children's or family programs and 860-868-7586 for all other programs.

Book signings: March 17: with Shelly Frome, author of Twilight of the Drifter," 2 p.m. March 24: with Michael Quadland, author of "Offspring," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: March 17: maple sugaring festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Maple sugaring festival: March 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Pancakes, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Children's activities, 1-3 p.m. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. $10/adult. $8/child. For more information, call 860-868-0518,

Ninth annual World Affairs Forum: March 17, 3-5 p.m. Shepaug Valley High School library, South Street. With keynote speaker Les Payne, Pulitzer Prize award-winning reporter and acclaimed author. Meet and greet to follow forum.

Washington History Club: March 19, 10 a.m. Group meets third Monday of each month. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2502.

Thrift Shop half-price sale: March 20-31. VNA Northwest Inc. Thrift Shop, Armoury Building, 233B Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). Hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Spaghetti dinner to benefit SVHS Class of 2015: March 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. At American Legion Hall, Bryan Memorial Plaza. $10/adult. $7/senior citizen and student.

Theater

New Milford

"The Irish Curse": Friday and Saturday nights through March 24, 8 p.m. March 18, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $20. For more information, call 860-350-6863.

AREA TOWNS

"South Pacific": March 15-16, 7:30 p.m. March 17, 1 and 7:30 p.m. Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Route 7, Falls Village. $15/adult. $10/senior citizen, student and children. $5/balcony seat March 15 only.