Arts

GAYLORDSVILLE

"Wine & Art" -- art by M. Mekan-Silvestri and Linda Banks: Runs through April 14. Peter Lawrence Furniture & Art Gallery, 703 Kent Road (Route 7). For more information, call 203-746-5533.

Kent

Exhibit of art by Piero Manrique: Runs through April 15. 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.

"Lake Waramaug Musing" --art by Beth Carlson: Runs through April 30. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration for the reception, call 860-927-3761.

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.

WaRREN

"New Color" -- art by Claudia Wood Rahm: Runs through April 14. Warren Library, Sackett Hill Road. Hours: Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

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.

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.

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's 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.

Concert with Big Shot (Billy Joel tribute band): April 28. New Milford High School, Route 7 South., For more information and tickets, call the Chamber office at 860-354-6080.

Washington

Music at G.W. Tavern: March 24: Dan Stevens, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Concert with Elizabeth von Trapp: March 24, 8 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 78 Green Hill Road. $40/person.

Special Events

Kent

Library offerings: 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. March 31: gardening story hour for kids ages 3-10, 10:30 a.m. March 31: book talk and book signing with Karen Chase, 4-6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, 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.

Volunteer open houses for book sale: March 30, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Library, Main Street. For volunteers who want to help with book sale to start in May.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

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

New Milford

Greater New Milford Business Association meetings: 8-9 a.m. March 23: with Jack Leahy of I Do Windows, Inc. March 30: with Joseph Bruschetti of Condominium Management Services, LLC. 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.

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.

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

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.

Doll event: March 30-31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ThriftMart, 146 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). Featuring sale of rescued and repaired Cabbage Patch Bratz, Barbie, vintage Polly Pockets and others.

Apostolic prayer gathering: March 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.

Holiday egg hunt for children 8 and under: March 31, 10 a.m. Rain date, April 1. Co-sponsored by Parks & Rec and Webster Bank at large practice field at New Milford High School, Route 7 South. Bring basket. Bring canned good to donate to food bank.

Easter egg hunt: March 31, 1 p.m. Northville Baptist Church, 9 Little Bear Hill Road. Bring basket. For more information, call 860-350-8397.

"Artifacts: A Dramatic Musical": March 31, 6 p.m. April, 9 and 11 a.m. Faith Church, 600 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). For more information, call 860-354-7700.

Roxbury

"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

Children's book sale: March 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Spring craft, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Libary, Sherman Center.

Adult book discussion: March 30, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. With Cynthia Osborne who will discuss "The Tiger's Wife." For more information and registration, call 860-354-2455.

Ladies brunch: March 31, 10 a.m. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road. With guest speaker Carol Bernier, national conference speaker and author. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-6114 or email sheshermanchurch@aol.com.

Jewish Community Center events: March 31, April 28 and May 19: cooking series with Adrienne Sussman. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

WARREN

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

Washington

Library events: March 24: reading with Rover event for kids, 1 p.m. March 31: American Girl tea party for kids, 1 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.

Book signings: March 24: with Michael Quadland, author of "Offspring," 2 p.m. March 31: with Nancy Tafuri, author of "All Kinds of Kisses," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

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.

"A Passion for Quilts" lecture with Sue Reich: March 31, 11 a.m. Library, Wykeham Road.

Chocolate Fest: March 31, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Republican Town Committee at American Legion Hall, Bryan Memorial Plaza. $5/adult. $2/child.

Thrift Shop half-price sale: Runs through March 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.

Area towns

Spring garden expo: March 24-25, March 31-April 1. Hollandia Nnursery, 103 Old Hawleyville Road, and Hollandia Gift & Garden, 95 Stony Hill Road, Bethel. For more information, call 203-743-0267.

Theater

New Milford

"The Irish Curse": Friday and Saturday nights through March 24, 8 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $20. 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.