Arts

Kent

Spring juried show: Receiving, April 27, 1-4 p.m. April 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Show, April 29-June 3. Reception, May 4, 5-7 p.m. Awards reception, May 5, 2-4 p.m. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

New Milford

Art by Dana Filbert: Runs through April 26. Closing reception, April 26, 7-8:30 p.m. Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue. For more information, call 860-210-3800.

Art by Dana Filbert: Runs through April 26. Closing reception, April 26, 7-8:30 p.m. Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery at Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue.

ROXBURY

"Selected Works: ASAP's Young Photographers": Reception, April 29, 2-4 p.m. Runs through April 30. Senior center, South Street.

Health

New Milford

"Eat Smart, Play Hard, Have Fun" eight-part series for families: Tuesdays, April 24-June 12, 6-7:30 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Hospital. Classes to be held at various locations. $50/family. For more information, call 800-350-1595 or visit www.newmilfordhospital.org.

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 events: April 20: Kent School chamber recital, 8 p.m. April 29: Yale's Theodicy Jazz Collective, 5 p.m. $20/adult. $10/student. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 341 and 7. For more information, call 860-927-3486.

New Milford

"You Must Believe in Spring" concert with Nancy Winston: April 21, 6 p.m. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. $30/adult. $5/student. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-0300.

Music by Happy Traum, featuring Steve Katz of Kent: April 21, 8:30 p.m. The Towne Crier, Pawling, N.Y./

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.

SHERMAN

All-Mendelssohn concert with Sherman Chamber Ensemble: April 28, 8 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $25/adult. $20/student, senior and JCCS member. Post-concert to follow. For more information, call 860-355-5930.

Washington

Music at G.W. Tavern: April 21: Bob McLaughlin Trio, 9:30 p.m. April 28: Eran Troy Danner, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Concert with Bel Canto, formerly known as children's choir at First Congregational Church on the Green: April 26, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road.For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.

Special Events

Bridgewater

"The Irish Eyes Murders" mystery murder-theater: April 21. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show and three-course meal to start at 7 p.m. Bridgewater Congregational Church, Clapboard Road. $30. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-8283.

"Ready, Set, Go" discussion about kindergarten readiness: April 26, 2:30 p.m. For Region 12 students. At Booth Free School, 14 South St., Roxbury.

Artful cooking fundraiser, "Pizza Fresca": May 5, 6 p.m. Presented by Friends of Burnham Library at firehouse, Route 133. With chef Cassandra Purdy. $25 in advance, with tickets at Burnham Library. $30 at door. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Gaylordsville

Inside tag sale: April 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by VFW auxiliary at VFW hall, Avery Road.

Spring cleanup at Merwinsville Hotel: April 21, 10 a.m. Merwinsville Hotel, Browns Forge Road.

Membership meeting/potluck and program about gardening with Kathy Nelson: April 27, 6:30 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel, Browns Forge Road. Bring side dish or dessert to share.

Spaghetti supper: April 28, 5-7 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, Route 7. Free will offerings accepted. Take out available.

Kent

Fish stocking: April 21, 3-5:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by After School Arts Program and Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust at Cobble Brook Vista Preserve, Cobble Road. $35/family. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0740.

Library offerings: April 21: environmental story hour for children 3-10, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays: Rhythm and Rhyme, 10:45 a.m. Varying times: story times for children, call for details. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Lauren Vidal trunk show: April 26-29. Terston Home Accents and Apparel, 27 North Main St.

"Zero Net Energy Homes, Deep Energy Retrofits and Passive Homes" workshop: April 26, 7:30 p.m. With Marc Rosenbaum at Kent School auditorium, Route 341. For more information and registration, visit www.kentEdrive.org.

"Deep Energy Retrofits" all-day workshop: April 27, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. With Marc Rosenbaum at town hall, Kent Green. For more information and registration, visit www.kentEdrive.org.

Pasta dinner: April 27, 6-8 p.m. Hosted by senior class at Housatonic Valley High School, Route 7, Falls Village. $10/adult. $7/child under 13. For more information and reservations, call 860-806-5480 or email hvrhs.pasta.dinner@gmail.com by April 23.

Workshop and panel discussion with Trust for Public Land: April 28, 2-4 p.m. Town hall, Kent Green. Co-sponsored by Kent Conservation Commission and Kent Land Trust.

Program about old Civilian Conservation Camp in Kent: April 29, 2 p.m. Town hall, Kent Green. With Charles Bigelow, who used to attend the camp, and Marty Podskoch.

New Milford

Maxx events: April 20: game night and dance for sixth-grade students, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8 and student id. April 27: coffee house/art night, 6:30-11 p.m. $5. Mondays: Snaxx at the Maxx, 2-5 p.m. Saturdays: front room open, 6-11 p.m. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St.

Earth Day celebration: April 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. Variety of offerings. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

Roast beef dinner: April 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.

Harrybrooke Park cleanup day: April 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, Still River Drive. For more information, call Lee at 860-354-3841.

"The Malt Shop Mystery" interactive dinner-theater show: April 22, 5-8 p.m. Amber Room Colonnade, Stacey Road, Danbury. $50. Benefits Healing the Children Northeast in New Milford. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-1828, extension 24.

Screening of "Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol": April 25, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

BNI: On Track Chapter meeting: April 26: with Christopher Blocker, town's economic development supervisor, 7 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, call 860-354-4464.

Lunch & Learn: "Using Direct Mail to Supercharge Your Online Marketing": April 26, noon-1:30 p.m. At Chamber of Commerce, railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information and registration, call 860-354-6080 by April 23.

Prom spectacular event for girls: April 27, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Presented by Youth Agency at The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. Features free tips and samples from local nail and hair salons. Transportation from high school to Maxx available. For more information, call 860-354-0047 or email counseling@youthagency.org.

"Tell Me Why, Tell Me How" musical theater production: April 27, 7 p.m. Presented by students at Sarah Noble Intermediate School, 25 Sunny Valley Road. $5/person. $20/family of more than four.

Apostolic prayer gathering: April 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.

"Share Your Inner Cheese" wine and cheese party: April 28, 1-4 p.m. Fast Eddie' Billiards Cafe, 46 Old State Road. $10 entry fee per act. No karaoke allowed; only live music. For more information, email blueyodels@aol.com.

SIlhouette portrait fundraiser: April 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Historical society, Aspetuck Avenue. $30 for original silhouette. $15 for a copy. Mattes available. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-3069.

"God Is Here: A Photo Essay" photo exhibit: Deadline to sign up, May 1. Deadline to submit entries, May 8. Show, May 12, 2-7 p.m. May 13, 2-5 p.m. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). For more information and exhibit guidelines, visit www.newmilfordumc.org or call 860-354-4596.

Roxbury

Sale of vintage bottles, antique appraisals and bluebird house sale: April 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Friends of Roxbury Senior Center at barn behind senior center, 7 South St. Appraisals: $5/one item. $10/three items.

"Ready, Set, Go" discussion about kindergarten readiness: April 26, 2:30 p.m. For Region 12 students. At Booth Free School, 14 South St.

Sherman

Earth Day celebration: April 21. Hosted by Naromi Land Trust. Native plants planting: 9 a.m. Meet at Babbling Brook Farm, Church Road. Walk: 1:30 p.m. Strauss Preserve, end of Edmonds Road. Party: 5:30-7:30 p.m. At White Silo Farm & Winery, Route 37. $25. For more information and registration, call 860-354-0260 or email naromi@sbcglobal.net.

Jewish Community Center events: April 22: Holocaust remembrance- Yom HaShoah event. "The Will to Live: The Culture of Terezin" rebroadcast of "92nd St. Live," 11 a.m. $5/non-member. April 28 and May 19: cooking series with Adrienne Sussman. JCCS, 9 Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

"Odyssey Night" fundraiser: April 24, 7 p.m. Sherman School, Route 37 East. With three Sherman School Odyssey of the Mind teams, including To Be Or Not To Be team that recently won the state tournament. $5.

Adult book discussion about "The Firedrake": April 27, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. For more information and registration, call 860-354-2455.

Bake sale: April 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hosted by New Fairfield/Sherman Animal Welfare Society outside IGA, Route 39.

Distinguished Speakers Series Saturday: April 28, 3-5 p.m. Presented by Sherman Library Association. Speakers to make presentations at private homes. $50/member. $55/non-member. For more information, a list of speakers and registration, call 860--354-2455 or visit www.shermanlibrary.org.

Washington

Library event: April 21: crafts and games based on "Space: The Final Frontier" theme, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310 for children's or family programs.

"Islam in America As Told By A Muslim Woman and Scholar" with Dr. Homayra Ziad: April 21, 4 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 78 Green Hill Road. Co-sponsored by St. John's, the Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life and the First Congregational Church. For more information and reservations, call 860-868-2434.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: April 22: LHAC-sponsored field trip to Gungywump, 11 a.m. Earth Day program with Atka, an Arctic wolf, 1 p.m. April 29: spring wild edibles walk, 12:30 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Book signing: April 22: book discussion and signing, 2 p.m. With Cuyler Overholt, author of "A Deadly Affection." Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

"Ready, Set, Go" discussion about kindergarten readiness: April 26, 2:30 p.m. For Region 12 students. At Booth Free School, 14 South St., Roxbury.

Open mic/coffee house fundraiser: April 27, 7-9 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. $5. Each slot will be 10 minutes or three songs, whichever comes first. Proceeds to benefit church's high school youth ministry. For more information and registration, email aaron@salemcovenantchurch.com. Sign up in advance or the day of at 6:45 p.m.

Hollister House Garden Daffodil Walk: April 28, 10 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m. Hollister House Garden, 300 Nettleton Hollow Road. Open Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m. April 28 through May 31 and in September, and 8-10 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. June-August. $5. For more information, visit www.hollisterhousegarden.org.

Area towns

Alzheimer's Association support group leader training: April 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Visiting Angels office, 449 Federal Road, Brookfield. For more information, call 860-951-6792.

Theater

New Milford

Registration/auditons for TheatreWorks Stage 2 Program: May 25, 7-10 p.m. May 26, noon-2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. Come prepared to sing and read from "Godspell" script. For more information, call 860-350-6863.