"New Adventures in Acrylic Painting: Selected Works of Faith Stewart-Gordon": Reception, April 5, 2-4 p.m. Runs through May 31. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For information, call 860-354-6937.


Exhibit of new works by sculptor Peter Woytuk: Runs through April 6. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501.

Member show: Runs through April 20. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

New Milford

"Loving Squares" quilt exhibit celebrating organ and tissue donors: Runs through April. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"New Life, New Light" -- exhibit of art by regional artists: Runs through June 21. Gallery 25 & Creatives Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, email


"Elemental" -- photographs by Nick Thigpen and glassworks by Russell Carson: Runs through April 19. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


"Canvassing the Neighborhood II" -- works by Donald Amorosa: Runs through May 16. Library, 1 Sherman Center. For more information, call 203-803-5273.


"Cabinet of Curiosities": Opening reception, April 12, 4-6 p.m. Runs through May 10. Washington Art Association, 4 Bryan Plaza. For information, call 860-868-2878.


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. 888-AMC-4FUN. The theater recommends calling the box office to verify show times and prices.



"From Words into Song: Paired Works from Different Eras" concert with Kent Singers: April 13, 4 p.m. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Main Street. $12 in advance. $15 at door. For more information and tickets, call 860-619-8110.


"From Words into Song: Paired Works from Different Eras" concert with Kent Singers: April 6, 4 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 7 and 341. $12 in advance. $15 at door. For information, call 860-619-8110.

New Milford


Très Cafe coffeehouse-style concerts: April 12, 7:30 p.m. Meets second Saturday each month, 7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Sherman Center. $15. For information, email Rob Brereton at

Special Events


Friends of Burnham Library meeting: April 8, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Children's library activities: Dangerous Club for boys in grade 2-5: April 9, 3:15-4 p.m. Brown Bag Book Club for students in K-1: April 10, 3:15-4 p.m. Library, Route 133. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6937.

"Navigating at Home Versus Assisted Living Choices" program -- part of "Aging in the Home" series: April 13, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Library, Route 133. Geared toward seniors and their adult children. With Betsy Allehaut of Purkiss Capiptal Advisors and Joan Garbow, geriatric care manager with Joan Garbow & Associates LLC.


Pancake breakfast for Gaylordsville residents: April 12, 9-10 a.m. Egg hunt, 10 a.m. Firehouse, Route 7. Children up to age 9 invited for egg hunt. Bring basket.


Spaghetti dinner and student/faculty basketball game: April 4. Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Game, 6:45 p.m. Kent Center School, Judd Avenue. $6/plate or $25/family. Benefits eighth-grade class.

"We Can Stop Fracking Waste in Connecticut" public forum and screening of "Gaslands II": April 4, 6:30 p.m. At Kent School, Route 341. For more information and RSVP, email

"Investment Smarts in Plain English": April 5, 3-4:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Dr. Karen C. Altfest. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-3761.

"Back at HoBo for NaPoMo" poetry reading: April 5, 5-7 p.m. House of Books, 10 Main St.

Quilt discovery day: April 6. Evaluations, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Program, "Tips for Care and Use" of quilts, 1:30 p.m. $15/quilt evaluation. $5/all-day ticket to sit in on evaluations. Admission to lecture is included in the all-day ticket. For more information, visit or call 860-927-4587.

Library offerings: April 14: screening of "Frozen," 1 p.m. April 15: part one of woodshop workshop for ages 9 and up, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

American Red Cross blood drive: April 16, noon-5 p.m. Kent School, Skiff Mountain Road.


Lenten events: Thursdays through Lent: soup and bread supper, 6 p.m. April 13: Palm Sunday service, 9:30 a.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 247 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202).

New Milford

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Meets April 6, 13, 20 and 27. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays. Meets April 9, 16, 23 and 30. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Meets April 11 and 25. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email

Benefit wine tasting: April 4, 6-9 p.m. Hosted by New Milford Spirit Shoppe and NeJaime's Wine and Spirits at Candlewood Valley Country Club, Route 7 South. $30. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-7712.

"We Can Stop Fracking Waste in Connecticut" public forum and screening of "Gaslands II": April 5, 10 a.m. Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. For more information and RSVP, email

Pratt Nature Center events: Tuesdays: walking club for adults, 10-11:30 a.m. $5/walk. April 5: bird walk, 9-11 a.m. April 9: environmental book club kick off, 7-9 p.m. April 11: full moon hike, time to be announced. April 14-18: spring camp, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $45/member. $50/non-member. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. $50. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

Cub Scout Lego fest: April 5, 2-6 p.m. Hosted by Cub Scout Pack 467 at United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $5 at door. Open to pack members and their siblings, and new Cub Scout recruits.

"Bringing the Traditions of the East into Our Western Lives" Hatha yoga and meditation workshop: April 6, 10 a.m.-noon. With Andrea Laubstein at Studio D, 27 Main St. Donations accepted to benefit the Africa Project. For more information, email

Free introductory program about six-part positive discipline parenting course: April 7, 6:15-7:15 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at the Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047.

Living Without a Partner bereavement group: April 8 and 22. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. New Milford VNA & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Trip to Post University: April 10. Hosted by Youth Agency. Students will be picked up at NMHS and Henry Abbott Tech in Danbury and return to Youth Agency. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0047.

American Red Cross blood drive: April 12, 7:45 a.m.-1 p.m. At New Milford Community Ambulance, 1 Scoville Road, off Aspetuck Ridge Road.

Easter egg hunt: April 12, noon. Northville Baptist Church, 9 Little Bear Hill Road.

Karaoke for a Cause: April 12, 19 and 26, 8 p.m. registration. Semi-finals, May 3. Finals, May 10. S.J. Barrington's, 48 Kent Road (Route 7 North).

Tag/plant sale: April 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Housatonic Friends Meeting at the meetinghouse, 300 Danbury Road (Route 7). Parking available at Red Barns building next door.

Scrapbooking workshop: April 12, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. With Robin Sherwood-Armour. $10/session. For more information and RSVP, email

Program about Korea: April 12, 1 p.m. Library, Main Street. Includes screening of documentary film, traditional Korean refreshments prepared by members of the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191.

Spaghetti suppers: April 12, May 10, June 4, 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.

"Second Saturday Stars" program: "Astronomy Journals: Jupiter and Galilean Moons": April 12, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory, Route 7. For more information, visit


"Computer Tips & Tricks": April 7, 5:30 p.m. Library, South Street. With Bill Chin of Software Matters. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Common Discipleship Lenten program: Thursdays, 7 p.m., through April 10. Christ Church, 1 North Main St. For more information, call 860-355-3695.


Women's brunch: April 5, 10 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. With guest speaker Marilyn Kain, who will discuss "Who Fills Your Cup? Emptying Our Hearts." For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6114.

Adult book discussions: 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. April 11: discussion of "Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage" by Alice Munro. For more information or to RSVP, call 860-354-2455 or email

Foreign Policy Association Great Discussion Group program: Meets from 10 a.m.-noon. April 13: Islamic awakening. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. $30/JCC member. $40/non-member. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.


Junior Library events: April 5: a "Fun with Rhythms" percussion program with family entertainer Edward Leonard, 1 p.m. April 12: fairy house workshop, 1 p.m. Easter egg dying workshop, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring white hard-boiled eggs. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310.

Hands-on seed-starting workshop: April 5, 11 a.m. Hosted by Judea Garden at town hall, Bryan Plaza. With Howie Bronson of Maple Bank Farm in Roxbury. $5. For more information, visit or call 860-868-2880.

Book signing: April 6: with Vinton Rafe McCabe, author of "Death in Venice, California," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525.

Soul food Lenten lunch series: Wednesdays through April 9, noon. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-2794.

Program with forensic scientist Dr. Henry Lee: April 11, 7 p.m. Hosted by the Gunnery at the First Congregational Church meetinghouse on the Green.

Education program about permanent makeup: April 11, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. With Diane Neelands of Everlasting Cosmetics. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0735.

Chocolate Fest: April 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Hosted by Republican Town Committee at American Legion Hall, Bryan Plaza. $5/adult plate. $2/child plate.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: April 12: "Native Soles: Moccasin Making Workshop," 12:30-3:30 p.m. April 26: Screening of "Journey of the Universe: An Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth, and Human Transformation," 1 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, reservations and fees, call 860-868-0518 or visit

HORSE of Connecticut showing: April 12, June 14 and Aug. 9, 2-4 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. For more information, call 860-868-1960 or visit

"Feed Your Spirit" book discussion: April 14, 1:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With the Rev. Cheryl P. Anderson and Anne-Marie Davenport. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Area towns

Indoor flea market: April 5, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by Bethlehem Grange at Memorial Hall, 36 Main St. South, Bethlehem.

Annual spring garden expo: April 6-13. Hollandia's Nursery, 103 Old Hawleyville Road and Hollandia Gift & Garden, 95 Stony Hill Road, Bethel.

"Flowers and Fashion through the Decades": April 9, 10:30 a.m. Hosted by Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club at Rock Ridge Country Club, 214 Sugar St., Newtown. For more information and RSVP, call Adrienne at 860-355-0670 or email by March 25.

"Off the Shelf" poetry reading: April 12, 1-3 p.m. Hosted by Voices of Poetry at Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Road, Southbury.


New Milford

TheatreWorks kids program "Schoolhouse Rock Jr." for kids ages 7-15: Program, April 12-18. Ends with performance. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. For more information, call 860-350-6863.