"Bridgewater Eight" -- including art by Marta Marsco, Charlotte Cilley, Susan Schefflein and Pamela Hochstetter: Runs through March 30. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. Hours: Tuesdays, 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-6937.


Art by Susan Grisell of Gaylordsville: Opening reception, March 9, 3-5 p.m. Runs through April 30. Library, Main Street. For more information and reception registration, call 860-927-3761.

Member show: Opening reception, March 10, 1-5 p. m. Runs through April 14. Awards reception, March 16, 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.

Art by Judith Kruger and Paul Chaleff: Opening reception, March 16, 5-7 p.m. Runs through April 21. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays, 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit

New Milford

Acrylic and oil-based paint marker art by Ron Crowcroft: Runs through March 9. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Photography by Patrick Hackett: Runs through April 20. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"Starlight Drive" --art by Chris Osborne: Runs through April. Inn at Newtown, 19 Main St., Newtown.


"Atmospherics" -- art by New Preston artist Diane Dupuis: Opening reception, March 9, 2-4 p.m. Runs through April 15. 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.

"Here and There En Plein Air" --art by Diane Dubreuil of New Milford: Reception, March 10, 2-4 p.m. Runs through April 30. Roxbury Senior Center, South Street.


Art by members of the Connecticut Fiber Art Collective: Runs through March 16. 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 from the Heart" --art by Marisabel Artieda: Opening reception, March 23, noon-2 p.m. Runs through April 27. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

"Materials of Choice" --art by Elizabeth MacDonald, Philip Grausman and George Middlebrook: Runs through March 30. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Hall Plaza. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

Invitational group show: Runs through March 31. Behnke Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. Hours: Fridays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-1655 or email info@behnkedohertygallerycom.


New Milford

Community Health Center of Danbury's Mobile Medical Clinic: March 12, 2:30-5 p.m. Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St. For more information and registration, call 860-355-6079.

and RSVP, call toll-free 800-355-1595.

HOLDBend and stretch exercise series for older adults: Mondays through Oct. 15, 9-10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. Presented by VNA Northwest. For more information and RSVP, call toll-free 800-355-1595.

Free blood pressure screening: Third Wednesday of each month, 11 a.m.-noon. Senior center, 6 Bryan Hall Plaza.

Area towns

Cholesterol screenings: Monday mornings. VNA Northwest, 607 Bantam Road, Unit F, Litchfield. For more information and sign up, call 860-567-6000.


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.


New Milford

Karaoke for a Cause fundraiser: March 9: finals. $10/person each time one competes. Registration, 8 p.m. or by calling 860-355-9222. SJ Barrington's, 48 Kent Road. For more information, call 860-355-9222.

Music by Halfway Home: March 16, 7-9 p.m. Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street.


Très Cafe coffeehouse-style concerts: March 9, 7:30 p.m. Meets second Saturday each month, 7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. $15. For more information, email Rob Brereton at


Music at G.W. Tavern: March 9: Bob McLaughlin Trio, 9:30 p.m. March 16: Joe West & The Creative Force, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Special Events


Pancake breakfast and Easter egg hunt: March 23. Breakfast, 8-10 a.m. Egg hunt, 10 a.m. Firehouse, Route 7.


Library offerings: March 9: screening of "Twilight Breaking Dawn, Part 2" for kids in grades5 and up, 7 p.m. March 14: Nutmeg Discussion Group for kids, 3:30 p.m. March 15: screening of "Rise of the Guardian," 6 p.m. Tuesdays: Rhythm and Rhyme, 10:45 a.m. Thursdays: Lunch Bunch, 12:15 p.m. Varying times: story times for children, call for details. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

"Social Media and Email Marketing" series: March 13: "Social Media Marketing Made Simple," 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 20: "The Power of Email Marketing," 5:30-7:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.

Book discussion group: March 14, 5 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Dr. Betty Krasne. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.

"Unlocking the Magic of the iPad" workshop: March 16, 1-2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.

Lecture about Clarence Evans photography: March 17, 2 p.m. Hosted by historical society at town hall, Kent Green Boulevard. With John Pawloski.

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: March 8: jazz and funk night, 6:30-11 p.m. $5. March 9: video game night featuring madden NFL 13 for students in grades 6-12. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit

Maple-syrup making workshops: March 9-10, 10-11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. each day. Sullivan Farm, Route 202. $5. For more information and sign up, visit

AAA driving improvement course for experienced drivers: March, 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. At library, Main Street. For more infomration and registration, call 203-937-2595, extension 4684.

Estate jewelry lecture: March 9, 2 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. With Brad Tranfield of Robertson Jewelers. $5/member. $10/non-member. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Spaghetti suppers: March 9, April 13 and May 11, 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.

Comedy fundraiser: March 9, 7-10:30 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Youth Baseball and Softball at Connecticut Sports Arena, 32 Still River Drive. With omedians Moody McCarthy, Mick Thomas and Dan Naturman. $35. For more information, visit

"Orion: The Constellation that has it All": March 9, 7-9 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For more information, visit

Spring dance: March 10. Dinner, 1:30 p.m. Dancing, 2-6 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $30/member. $40/guest. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-7593 or 203-740-7599.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship service: March 10 and 24 (second and fourth Sundays each month), 8-9:30 a.m. Mid-day Bible study group: March 13 and 27 (second and fourth Wednesday each month), noon-1:30 p.m. Evening prayer gathering: March 22, (second and fourth Friday each month), 6-9 p.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email

Garden Club meeting: March 12, 1 p.m. "Visiting Gardens in England" slide show with Eileen Monaghan, 2 p.m. Parish house behind First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-2863.

Young Adult Council: March 13, 6:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For students in grades 6-12. For more information or registration, call 860-355-1191.

BNI: On Track Chapter meeting: March 14: with Rich Pomerantz of Pomerantz Photography, 7 a.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, call Audrey King at 860 350-8295 or Hedy Kinney at 860 927-3882, or visit

Lecture about Old Newgate Prison: March 14, 6:30 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. With Michael-John Cavallaro. $5. For more information, call 860-354-3069.

Breakfast with Easter Bunny and egg hunt: March 16. Breakfast, 9-11 a.m. Egg hunt, 11 a.m. VFW hall, Avery Road. $5. Free/child 2 and under.

"Helping Families Cope with Grief and Loss" parent education workshop: March 16, 9:30-11:30- a.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. Child care available. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047 or email

Tasty Waves fundraisers for community groups: March 16: for New Milford varsity softball. April 27: for New Milford High School Grad Party. All run 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Tasty Waves, 7 Main St. A portion of the day's sales will benefit the sponsor group.

Roast beef dinner: March 16, April 20, May 18 and June 15, 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.

Screenings of "Civil War": March 18, 1 p.m. March 20, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street.

"Life After High School: What's Next?": March 22, 2:30-5:30 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. Geared toward people ages 16-22. Bus transportation from high school to Maxx available. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047.

Easter egg hunt: March 23, 10 a.m. Northville Baptist Church, 9 Little Bear Hill Road. Bring own basket.


"Bubblemania": March 16, 11 a.m. Library, South Street.

"The Unexpected House Plant" lecture with Tovah Martin: March 17, 2 p.m. Library, South Street.


Roast beef dinner: March 9, 4:30-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $12/adult. $5/child 12 and under. Free delivery for Warren residents 70 and older. For more information, call 860-868-7106.


Institute for American Indian Studies event: March 10: lecture about "Lonetown: Warrups, Reads and the Colonial Frontier" with archaeologist Dr. Stuart Reeve and Redding town historian Kathleen Von Jena, 3 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit

Library events: March 16 9: St. Patrick's Day craft for kids, 1 p.m. March 23: balloon program with Twisty Bros., 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.

World Affairs Forum: March 16, 3-5 p.m. Shepaug Valley High School, South Street. With keynote speaker John T. McCarthy. "What are the implications of the Arab Spring for the U.S.?" to be discussed.

Washington History Club meeting: March 18, 10 a.m. Discussion of religion and memories of past and present churches in town. Bring photos. Group meets third Monday of each month, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2502.

Area towns

"Making An Entrance" symposium: March 9, 8:30 a.m. Presented by Mad Gardeners at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Route 7, Falls Village. $70/member. $80/non-member. For more information, visit

Rocking for Newtown benefit fundraiser: March 10, noon. Meeting House Hill School, New Fairfield. $10. Includes music by After Hours Band, Uncorked Band and more.


New Milford

"Carousel": March 15-16, 22-23, 7 p.m. March 17, 3 p.m,. March 23, 2 p.m. New Milford High School, Route 7 South. $10. Tickets available at box office at school Mondays-Fridays, 2:15-4 p.m. or Mondays-Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., or by calling 860-350-6647, extension 1552.

"Adrift in Macao": Fridays-Saturdays through March 23, 8 p.m. March 10 and 17, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. $28. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to