Arts

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Selected Works of Faith Stewart-Gordon: Runs through May 31. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For information, call 860-354-6937.

Kent

Member show: Runs through April 20. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

"Visions Revisited" -- exhibit of works by Connie Horton of Amenia: Runs through April 30. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

"Farmhouse Logic" -- sculpture by Brad Howe of California and paintings by Gary Komarin of Roxbury: Runs through May 11. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501.

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.

"The Texturalist" -- exhibit of works by Suzanna Heilmann of Northville: Runs through May 17. At The Gallery, 44 Lakeside Road, Morris. For more information, call 917-539-3130.

SHERMAN

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

Washington

Exhibit of sculptures, orthogonals and paintings by Arthur Carter: Opening reception and talk, April 26, 5-7 p.m. Runs through June 21. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

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

Music/Dance

SHERMAN

Sherman Chamber Ensemble spring program: April 26, 3 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $30/adult. $25/senior and student. Tickets include post-reception. $5 discount available if purchased in advance at www.shermanchamberensemble.org.

AREA TOWNS

Sherman Chamber Ensemble spring program: April 27, 3 p.m. Brookfield Library, Route 25, Brookfield. Free. For more information, visit www.shermanchamberensemble.org.

Special Events

Bridgewater

Easter egg hunt: April 19, 10 a.m. At Bridgewater Recreation Area, off Hut Hill Road.

Adult book discussion group: April 21: "The Round House," 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-354-6937.

Children's library activities: Science Explorers group for kids in grades 2-5: April 23, 3:15-4 p.m. Art in a Book for students in grades 2-5: April 29, 3:15-4 p.m. Library, Route 133. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-6937 or visit www.www.burnhamlibrary.org.

Bingo: April 25. Doors open, 5 p.m. Games, 6 p.m. Firehouse, Route 133.

Kent

Library offerings: April 19: yoga, 8:30 a.m. April 19: poetry workshop, 10 a.m. April 19: special story hour for ages 3-8, 10:30 a.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

Spring wine tasting to benefit Kent Land Trust: April 19. Jordan Ross tasting, 4-5 p.m. $50. Main tasting, 5-7:30 p.m. $35 in advance. $45 at door. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. $50/person. For information and tickets, call 860-927-3033.

Plastic bag free initiative: April 19-26. Co-hosted by Davis IGA and Kent Energy and Environmental Task Force at Davis IGA, Kent Green Boulevard.

"A Conversation on Russia" -- panel discussion: April 26, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, including panel members, call 860-927-3761.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

Lenten events: April 18: Good Friday services, 1-3 p.m. and Tenebrae, 7 p.m. April 20: Easter services, 9:30 a.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 247 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202).

Fisherman's breakfast: April 19, 5-11:30 a.m. Hosted by fire department at firehouse, Route 202. $6/adult. $5/child. $4/breakfast sandwich.

Pasta dinner: April 26, 5-7 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 247 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). $11/adult. $6/child 10 and under.

New Milford

Easter offerings: April 18: community egg dyeing (bring own eggs), noon-1 p.m. April 20: Easter sunrise service, 7:30 a.m. Service, 10 a.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St.

Ecumenical Good Friday Cross Walk: April 18, noon. Meet at First Congregational Church, Main Street.

Events for teens at The Maxx: April 18 and 26: front room open, 6:30-11 p.m. April 19: Magic the Gathering, 6:30-11 p.m. April 25: spring carnival for seventh and eighth graders, 6:30-9:30 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information, visit www.themaxxclubonline.com.

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

Roast beef dinner: April 19, 5-7 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.

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Meets April 25. 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 20 and 27. Mid-day worship/Bible study: Wednesdays. Meets April 23 and 30. At St. Peter's Masonic Lodge hall, 11 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

"Attaining and Maintaining Financial Fitness for Life" three-part discussion and education program: April 22, 29 and May 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. (dinner included) or April 23, 30 and May 7, noon-2 p.m. Hosted by Social Services at Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-6079.

Program with Jeff Bruner, author of "The Freshly Single Man" -- part of Living Without a Partner bereavement group: April 22, 10-11:30 a.m. At senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

Relay For Life meeting: April 22, 6:30 p.m. Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road.

"Using the DSM-5 for Revolutionizing Diagnosis and Treatment" webcast: April 23, all day. Hosted by Social Services Department of NMVNA & Hospice at VNA, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information and sign up, call 860-354-2216.

Six-week positive discipline parenting course: April 23 and 30, May 7, 14, 21 and 28. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. For more information and RSVP, contact Laura at 860-354-0047 or email laura@youthagency.org.

"A Message from Justin" -- program about dangers of drug use and impact on family: April 23, 7 p.m. New Milford High School, Route 7.

World Book Night: April 23. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: What Parents Need to Know" Parents as Partners program: April 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sarah Noble Intermediate School, Sunny Valley Road.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meeting: April 24, 9:30 a.m. Regularly meets fourth Thursday each month, except summer. Parish house of First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For information and RSVP, call 860-354-8232.

Bunco event to benefit Relay For Life's Mary's Moovers team: April 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m. At VFW, Avery Road. $20/person.

Pass the Hat Productions CD release party: April 25, 8 p.m. At River Bistro Cafe, 300 Kent Road (Route 7).

Psychic reading to benefit Relay For Life: April 25, 7-8:30 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $33.50 in advance. $40 at door. Fifty percent of ticket sales benefits Partners in Crime Relay team. For more information, visit www.angelinadiana.com.

Girl Scouts' Girls Night Out: April 25, 7-9 p.m. Hosted by Girl Scout Troop 40290 at New Milford High School, Route 7. Girls must be with female adult over 18. $12/person. For more information and tickets, call Mindi at 860-210-1536.

Italian dinner night: April 26, 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $6/child 5-10.

Heimat Abend dinner-dance: April 26, 6:30 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road (Route 7). $30/member. $40/non-member. For more information, call 860-354-7593.

Earth Day celebration: April 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pratt Nature Center, Papermill Road. For information, call 860-355-3137.

Rebuilding Day: April 26. Hosted by Rebuilding Together Litchfield County. For more information, call 860-350-2290.

Literacy Volunteers on the Green Celebration of Literacy Gala: April 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m. At Kent Community House, Route 7, Kent. $65. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-0830.

Poetry reading by Dr. James Scrimgeour: April 27, 2 p.m. Gallery 25 & Creatives Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For information, email newmilartscomm@gmail.com.

Six-part positive discipline parenting course: Starts April 28, 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.

Roxbury

Easter offerings: April 18: Good Friday service and liturgy, noon and 7 p.m., respectively. April 19: Holy Saturday service, 7 p.m. April 20: Easter services, 8 and 10 a.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 1 North St.

Good Friday combined service: April 18, noon. With Roxbury Congregational Church and Christ Episcopal Church at Christ Episcopal Church, corner of North St.

Easter offerings: April 20: Easter sunrise service outdoors, 6:30 a.m. at Good Hill Road, Route 317 at Upper Grassy Hill Road at Woodbury town line, followed by breakfast at Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. Traditional Easter service, 10:30 a.m. Roxbury Congregational Church.

Easter service: April 20, 8:30 a.m. St. Patrick Church, 25 Church St.

Sherman

Easter offerings: April 18: Good Friday service with "The Passion," 7:30 p.m. April 20: Easter sunrise service, 6:30 a.m. at town beach, and Easter service at church, 10 am. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road.

Screening of "The Gatekeepers": April 18. Doors open, 6:30 p.m. Movie, 7 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Invasive species talk and walk: April 19, 9:30 a.m. Hosted by Sherman Conservation Commission, the JCC and Naromi Land Trust at Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South.

Foreign Policy Association Great Discussion Group program: "Israel and the U.S.": April 27, 10 a.m.-noon. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. $30/JCC member. $40/non-member. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

WaRREN

"Home Orcharding for the Aspiring Pomologist" with Peter Montgomery: April 19, 8:3-11:30 a.m. Presented by Warren Public Library at Warren Community Center, 50 Cemetery Road. For more information and RSVP, visit www.warrenctlibrary.org or email warrenpl@optonline.net.

Family dinner night to benefit Friends of Warren School: April 25, seatings from 5:30 p.m. At Hopkins Inn, Hopkins Road. $40/person. $15/child's menu. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-7295.

Washington

Easter offerings: April 18: Good Friday service, 3 p.m. April 19: Holy Saturday service, 8 p.m. April 20: Easter service, 8:30 a.m. (at St. Patrick Church, Roxbury) and 10:30 a.m. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 34 Green Hill Road.

Easter bake and flower sale: April 19, starting at 8:30 a.m. Hosted by Salem Covenant Church outside Washington Market.

Book signings: April 19: with author Nancy Tafuri, 2 p.m. April 27: talk and book signing with Sarah Albee, author of "Bugged: How Insects Changed History," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525.

Junior Library events: April 19: egg dyeing workshop (bring own white hardboiled eggs), 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. April 26: American Girl doll blanket workshop, 11 a.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For information and to sign up, call 860-868-2310.

Easter worship: April 20, 10:30 a.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road.

Fall prevention program: April 22, 1-3 p.m. Senior center, Bryan Plaza. For more information and sign up, call 860-868-0735.

"One Life to Write: Memoir Writing Workshop": Four part series. April 24, May 1, 8 and 15, 6 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With author Amy Julia Baker. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Pack walk (community dog walk) to support SVHS senior project: April 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by SVHS senior Tia Martino at Riverwalk Pavilion, School Street. $5/walker with dog. $3/walker without dog.

Earth Day roadside cleanup: April 26, 9 a.m.-noon. Hosted by Washington Environmental Council. Trash bags available at town hall beginning April 22.

Spring hunt: April 26, 10:30 a.m. Glenholme School, 81 Sabbaday Lane. Face painting, egg hunt, photos with Glenholme Hare. Bring canned good for food bank.

Basic HORSE of Connecticut care clinic: April 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. $10/attendee. For more information, call 860-868-1960 or visit www.horseofct.org.

"Organic Gardening -- Vegetables and Flowers": April 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Hosted by Washington Environmental Council at Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). For more information and RSVP, email wec-ct@charter.net.

Area towns

"Huntington's Disease Benefit Dinner: The Fred Maher's Family Journey": April 26, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Hosted by Maher family of Sherman at Bantam firehouse, 92 Doyle Road, Bantam. $35 in advance. $40 at door. $15/child 2-10. $325/table of 10 in advance. For more information and tickets, call 203-241-9216, 860-355-3382 or 203-241-6869.

Theater

New Milford

SHERMAN

"See How They Run": Runs Fridays-Saturdays, April 25-May 18, 8 p.m. May 4 and 18, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. $20/person. $10/student with id and cash. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.

Auditions for "The Rainmaker": April 28-29, 7-9 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. Seeking six men and one woman ages 18-65. For more information, visit www.shermanplayers.org.