Arts

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"The Light Within: Country Walks and City Views -- photographs by Marc Isolda: Opening reception, April 13, 4-6 p.m. Runs through May 31. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Kent

Art by Judith Kruger and Paul Chaleff: Runs through April 21. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, visit www.morrisongallery.com.

ROXBURY

"50 Years of Teaching Art: Marija Pavlovich McCarthy": Opening reception, April 20, 2-4 p.m. Runs through May 25. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Washington

"Facing Ambiguity" --paintings by Susan Monserud and stainless steel portraits by Philip Grausman: Runs April 12-May 12. Reception, April 13, 4-7 p.m. Behnke Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. For more information, call 860-868-1655.

Health

Warren

Bend and stretch clinic: Thursdays, 10 a.m. April 18-May 23. The Academy, Sackett Hill Road. For more information and registration, call 860-567-6000.

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

Kent Singers concert: April 21, 7:30 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, North Main Street. $25. For more information and tickets, call 860-927-3486.

SHERMAN

Très Cafe coffeehouse-style concerts: April 13, 7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. $15. For more information, email Rob Brereton at rob@robertbrerton.com.

Musical event: April 13: with Daniel Guangman Yue, violin prodigy, 7:30 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Washington

Music at G.W. Tavern: April 13: Those Guys, 9:30 p.m. April 20: Joe West & The Creative Force, 9:30 p.m. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Bridgewater Grange meeting: April 17, 7:30 p.m. Grange hall, Main Street. For more information, call Nancy Mascio at 860-354-2028 or Dean Perry at 860-355-4793.

Gaylordsville

"A Practical Guide to Freedom from Personal Hangups": Starts April 17. Runs for eight weeks. Light supper, 5 p.m. Program, 6 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. $60. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

Wine tasting: April 13, 5-7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Kent Wine & Spirit and Kent Land Trust at the Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. $35 in advance. $45 at door. For more information, call Kent Wine & Spirit at 860-927-3033 or Kent Land Trust at 860-488-9185.

Library offerings: April 16: screening of Wreck-it Ralph, 2 p.m. April 17: shrinky-dink art, 3-4:30 pm. April 19: alien story hour for ages 3-8, 10:30 a.m. April 20: Earth Day program for ages 3-10, 10:30 a.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.

Marvelous Mutts program: April 18, 1 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-927-3761.

Book discussion group: April 18: discussion of "Salvage the Bones," 5 p.m. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Events for teens at The Maxx: April 12: jazz and funk night, 6:30-11 p.m. $5. April 13: video game night, 7:30-10:30 p.m. April 19: local band schowcase, 6:30-11:30 p.m. $8. April 20: Magic the Gathering "Gate Crash" for students in grades 6-12, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $15/draft. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Evening prayer gathering: April 12, 6-9 p.m. Morning Glory worship service: April 14, 8-9:30 a.m. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

Penny Plus Auction: April 13. Doors open, 11 a.m. Bidding ends, 12:30 p.m. Hosted by Woman's Club of Greater New Milford at VFW hall, Avery Road.

Dog food drive and best dressed dog contest: April 13, 10 a.m.-noon. Home Depot, Route 7. Benefits Animal Welfare Society of New Milford.

Silo cooking school event: April 13: "Sushi and Sake" with Chef Mamie Nishide. The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

Italian dinner night: April 13. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Dancing, 7-11 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.

Spaghetti suppers: 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.

"Crazy Cool Curiosity": April 13, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.

BNI: On Track Chapter meetings: April 18: with Dave Seegeres of Hudson Valley Preservation, 7 a.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street. April 25: with Cherul Girgenti, 7 a.m. At Union Savings Bank, Route 202. For more information, call Audrey King at 860 350-8295 or Hedy Kinney at 860 927-3882, or visit BNINewMilford.com.

Business Scene: April 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tivoli Restaurant, 7 main St. Chamber event co-sponsored by San-P Homes and The Learning Center.

Tag/bake sale: April 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Senior center, 40 Main St.

Ladies spring fling: April 19. Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center, 30 Park Lane East. Benefits Walk to End Alzheimer. For more information, call 860-355-0971, extension 19.

Indoor tag sale: April 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by VFW Ladies Auxiliary at VFW hall, Avery Road.

Storybook Theater for ages 4-7: April 20, 9-11 a.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $35. For more infomration and reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.

Penny auction: April 20, noon. Drawing, 1:30 p.m. St. Francis Xavier Church, Chestnutland Road.

Hands-on potato planning and planting: April 20, 3 p.m. Sullivan Farm, Route 202. $5/workshop. For more information, email sullivanfarmeducation@gmail.com or call 860-354-4600.

Roast beef dinner: April 20, 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.

Wine and cheese tasting: April 20, 7-10 p.m. St. Peter's Masonic Lodge, Aspetuck Avenue. $25. For more information, call 860-799-8315.

NMVNA & Hospice fundraising breakfast: April 23, 7:30 a.m. Three Brothers Family Restaurant, 79 Danbury Road (Route 7). For more information, tickets at RSVP, call 860-354-2216.

Sherman

Build a better birdhouse workshop: April 12, 2-4 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-8050.

Jewish Community Center events: April 13: "The Bear Reality" program about black bears, 4 p.m. April 21: "ADL 100th Anniversary Event: Why Does Anti-Semitism Still Exist" rebroadcast of "92nd Street Y," 11:30 a.m. April 14, 21 and May 9: photography symposium, 11 a.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

"The Bear Reality": April 13, 4-6 p.m. Co-hosted by Jewish Communnity Center and Naromi Land Trust at JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Staged reading of "Deuce": April 21, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. For more information, call 860-354-3622.

WaRREN

Pork roast dinner: April 13, 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.

Lunch Bunch: April 17, noon. At The Hearth, 756 Federal Road, Brookfield. For more information, call Ruth Schnell at 860-868-7865.

Washington

Library events: April 13: make a fairy house, 1 p.m. April 20: "King of the Castle" program, 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.

HORSE of Connecticut horse showing: April 13, 2-4 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: April 14: "Nature's Bounty: Foraging for a Healthy Lifestyle," 12:30-3:30 p.m. April 14: "Ten Thousand Years of Connecticut Prehistory: A Brief Introduction," 3 p.m. April 20: April 20, 1:30-2:30 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit www.iaismuseum.org.

Book signings: April 14: with Jack Sheedy, author of "Sting of the Heat Bug," 2 p.m. April 20: with Billy Steers, author of "Tractor Mac Family Reunion," 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

Washington History Club meeting: April 15, 10 a.m. Discussion of organizations in town, including the Lions, Masons, Garden Club, etc. Bring photos. Group meets third Monday of each month, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Memorial Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-2502.

Program with Chris Brigham, executive producer of "Argo": April 19. Screening of movie, 7 p.m. Questions 9 p.m. Reception, 9:45 p.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). $30 for screening and question and answer session. $50 for screening, question and answer session and the reception. $10 for middle and high school students. For more information and reservations, call 860-868-0551, extension 216, email agrimes@washingtonmontessori.org.

Informal poetry writing workshop with Karen Silk: April 20, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.

"One God, Three Paths: How Different Are We?" interfaith event: " April 20, 3 p.m. At First Congregational Church on the Green. With four clergy members. For more information and registration, call 860-868-2434 or email gwcjl@aol.com.

Spring dinner: April 20, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by New Preston Congregational Church at firehouse, Bee Brook Road. $10/adult. $5/child 12 and under.

"The Story of Poetry in Spanish" group discsussion series with Professor John Turner: Tuesdays, April 23-May 28, 6 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7586.

Area towns

Huntington's Disease Benefit Dinner: The Fred Maher Family Journey: April 27, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Hosted by Maher family at Bantam firehouse, 92 Doyle Road, Bantam. $30 in advance. $35 at the door. $10/child under 10. For more information and tickets, call 203-241-9216, 860-355-3382 or 203-241-6869.

Theater

New Milford

"Seascape": Fridays-Saturdays, May 3-25, 8 p.m. May 19, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $23. Free show for seniors, May 2, 8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can night, May 9, 8 p.m. For reservations, call 860-350-6863 or go to www.theatreworks.us.

SHERMAN

"Run For Your Wife": Runs Fridays-Saturdays through April 27, 8 p.m. April 14, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $20/person. $10/student with id and cash. For more information or reservations, visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.