East African photo exhibit by Charles Elsesser: Runs through February. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1069.


Kent Art Association events: Feb. 26-March 6: student show, noon-4 p.m. March 13-April 10: first member show, gallery hours. Artwork accepted through March 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 17-June 5: spring juried show. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or go to

Work by four giants of the 20th Century American art scene: Runs through Feb. 28. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or go to

New Milford

"New Milford VIII" -- art by New Milford High School art department:Runs through March 13. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm Trust, 44 Upland Road. Hours: Wednesdays-Mondays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


"Two Friends" -- Diane Pfister paintings and Robin Johnson ceramics: Feb. 26-April 4, 2-4 p.m. Minor Memorial 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.



Seven Hearths: Open Saturdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Historical society's Seven Hearths museum, Route 7. Free admission. For more information, call 860-927-4587 or visit


The Old Store & Museum and Gift Shop: Open for season. Sherman Center. Open Thursdays-Sunday, noon-4 p.m. or whenever flag is out on front porch. For more information, call 860-350-3475.


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.

-Just Go With It: PG-13. Friday 4:15, 7, 9:25 p.m. Saturday 4:15, 7, 9:25 p.m. Sunday 1:45, 4:15 , 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:15, 7 p.m.

-Gnomeo and Juliet 3D: G. Friday 4:45, 6:50, 8:50 p.m. Saturday 1:30, 3:20, 5:10, 6:50, 8:50 p.m. Sunday 11:30 a.m., 1:30, 3:20, 5:10, 6:50 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:45, 6:50 p.m.

-Justin Bieber 3D: G. Friday 4:10, 6:45, 9 p.m. Saturday 1:40, 4:10, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sunday 11:35 a.m. 1:40 4:10, 6:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m.

-Unknown: PG-13. Friday 4:30, 7:10, 9:30 p.m. Saturday 1:20, 4:30, 7:10, 9:30 p.m. Sunday 11:10 a.m. 1:20, 4:30, 7:10 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 7:10 p.m.

Bantam Cinema: 115 Bantam Lake Road (Route 209), Bantam. 860-567-1916 (box office). 860-567-0006 (show times).

-Another Year: PG-13. Friday 4:15, 7 p.m. Saturday 2, 4:45, 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2, 4:45 p.m Monday-Tuesday closed. Wednesday 2, 7 p.m. Thursday 7 p.m.

-Blue Valentine: R. Friday 5 p.m. Saturday 4:30 p.m. Sunday 4:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday closed. Wednesday 7:15 p.m.

-The Illusionist: PG. Friday 7:30 p.m. Saturday 2:30, 8 p.m. Sunday 2:30 p.m Monday-Tuesday closed. Wednesday 2:15 p.m. Thursday 7:15 p.m.

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

Country line dancing: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For more information, call 860-868-2683.

"Strictly Ballroom": Second Friday each month, 7:30-10 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church parish hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For all dancers. $10. For more information, call Peggy King at 860-355-4211.


JD Tuckers, live piano music by Hank Milligan: Thursdays 7-10 p.m., Sundays 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 38 Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-9605.

Special Events


Senior center events: Tuesdays: Computer Club, 10 a.m.-noon. Coffee hour, 10 a.m. Quilters, 1 p.m. Second Tuesday each month: VNA blood pressure and sugar screenings, 1-2 p.m. First and third Wednesdays: mah-jongg, 1 p.m. Thursdays: Walking Group, 9 a.m. Coffee hour, 10 a.m. Fridays: poker, 10 a.m. and canasta, 1 p.m. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.


Environmental summit: Feb. 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Kent Center School, 9 Judd Ave. $10/person at the door. $8/person in advance. $8 for a pre-ordered lunch.For more information or admission and registration forms, go to

Family skating party: Feb. 27, 3:15-5:15 p.m. Kent School Rink, 1 Macedonia Road. $4/adult. $2/child. $10/family. For more information, go to

Senior center activities: Mondays: center opens at 10:30 a.m. for games, cards, bingo and Wii sports. Lunch, 12:30 p.m. $3. Tuesdays: Retired Old Men Eating Out (ROMEO) at The Villager Restaurant on Main Street, 8:30 a.m. Wii sports and Park and Recreation events, 9:30 a.m. Handiwork, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays: center opens at 10:30 a.m. for games, cards, bingo and Wii sports. Lunch, 12:30 p.m. $3. Blood pressure screening (first Wednesday of each month), 1-2 p.m. Thursdays: library bridge group, 1:15-4 p.m. Fridays: Special program (first and third Fridays), 2-4 p.m. Center open for activities (second and fourth Fridays), noon-1:30 p.m. Luncheon program, noon. Senior center, Swift Lane. For more information, call 860-927-1586 or 860-927-1003.

Kent Memorial Library events: Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration , call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

The Maxx events: Feb. 26: front room, 6-11 p.m. Feb. 28: "Snacks @ the Maxx," 2:30-5 p.m. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. For more information, call 860-210-2165.

Public library events: Feb. 25: screening of "The Philadelphia Story." Feb. 26: writers support group submission deadline. March 12: writers support group reading, 1 p.m. March 25: screening of "Harvey." Through Feb. 19: Photography exhibit of Hawaiian islands by Melanie Clifone. First Wednesday of each month: Creative Writing Club for grades 5-12, 4-5 p.m. First and third Wednesday of each month: Writer's Support Group, 6:15-7:30 p.m. Second Wednesday of each month: Chess Group for K-12 students, 4 p.m. Fourth Wednesday of each month: Teen Talk Book Club, 4 p.m. Third Wednesday of each month: Anime and Manga Club for students in grades 6-12, 4 p.m. Third Friday each month: Book discussion group, 1 p.m. Last Wednesday of each month: The Sandwich Club for those worrying about grown children and aging parents, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Pratt Nature Center events: March 1: open registration, 9:30 a.m. Pratt Nature Center, 163 Paper Mill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3137 or e-mail

TV raffle: Tickets sold Wednesdays through March 5, 7-9 p.m. Drawing: March 5. Water Witch Hose Company No. 2, 8 Grove St. $20. To purchase tickets, e-mail

New Milford Hospital events: Through March 14, Mondays: toddler communication play group. First session for ages 18-39 months old, 10-10:45 a.m. Second session for ages 2-and-a-half to 4 years, 10:45-11:30 a.m. $30. Feb. 26: women's day of dance, noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-350-1595.

SNIS box-top collections: 2010-11 school year. Send to Leah c/o SNIS, 25 Sunny Valley Road, New Milford. For more information, e-mail

Senior Center events: A variety of ongoing health and wellness offerings, exercises and games are offered throughout the week. Senior Center, 40 Main St. For more information and to sign up, call 860-355-6075.

Line dancing: Mondays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church, 7 Whittlesey Ave. For more information, call 860-868-2683 or e-mail

Bingo: Knights of Columbus bingo, Mondays, 6:45 p.m. VFW bingo, Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. VFW Hall, Avery Road.


Senior center events: Tuesdays: Soup's on, noon-1 p.m. Piano lessons, Wednesday and Saturday mornings. Thursdays: knitting and needlework group, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Tai Chi, 11 a.m., mah-jongg, 1 p.m. Saturdays: piano lessons, mornings. Senior center, 7 South St. To sign up, call 860-210-0056.


Library events: Adult book discussion of "Quicksilver": Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. Public library, 1 Sherman Road. For more information or registration, call 860-354-2455.

Family bingo night: Feb. 25, 7-9 p.m. Holy Trinity Church, 15 Route 37 Center. For more information, call 860-354-1414.

Kindergarten registration: Meetings: Feb. 28. Letters A-L: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Letters M-Z: 10-11 a.m. Packets available: through Feb. 7, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sherman School, 2 Route 37 East. For more information, call 860-355-3793.

Jewish Community Center events: March 11: guided meditation classes with Nicole Davis, 7 p.m. Movie, 8 p.m. $20/member, $25/nonmember. Mondays: movement imagination, 10:30 a.m. Ages. 3-5. $12/class, $50/series. Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings: fitness class, 9 a.m. $110/10 classes for JCC members and seniors, $130/10 classes for nonmembers. Tuesdays: yoga, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: zumba interval training, 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays: zumba interval training, 6:30 p.m. Fridays: yoga, 10:40 a.m. Saturdays: zumba interval training, 9:30 a.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information or reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Senior Center events: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: walking group, 9 a.m., at Sherman track. Mondays and Wednesdays: Pinochle card games, noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays: Bridge card games, 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: exercise with Wii, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: shopping, call for ride. Tuesdays and Fridays: gentle yoga, 10:30 a.m. at Jewish Community Center. Fridays or last Tuesdays: Senior Dine, 11 a.m. at American Pie or last Tuesdays in Bethel. Senior center, old town hall, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2414.

Women's Bible study: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road.


IAIS events: Feb. 26-27: winter film festival showing of "Indian Territory," 2 p.m. Work by Rhonda Besaw, Abenaki, will be on display during February. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.

Gunn Memorial Library events: 5 Wykeham Road. For more information and registration for programs, call 860-868-2310.

Senior Center events: Mondays: Exercises, 9 a.m. Van to mall (call for dates). Tuesdays: Exercises, 9 a.m. Bridge, 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays: Exercises, 9 a.m. Computer instruction, 1 p.m. Thursdays: Exercises, 9 a.m. Zumba Gold, 10 a.m. Needles & Things, 2 p.m. Fridays: Exercises, 9 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Hall Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.

After School Art Program (ASAP) workshops: Waterbury symphony: Feb. 26, 7 p.m. Registration ongoing. At various locations in Region 12 school district. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0740 or visit

Support Groups


Adoption Healing: For adoptees, adoptive families and birth families. For more information and dates, call Deborah at 860-355-8389 or John at 860-868-7652.

Al-Anon: Tuesdays and Fridays, 7-8:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For other times and locations, call 888-825-2666. Open to friends and relatives of people with alcohol problems.

Alcoholics Anonymous: For times and locations, call 860-354-9843.

Alzheimer's Couples Social Group: Fourth Wednesday each month, 1-2 p.m. New Milford Senior Center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-6075.

Bereavement Support Group: First and third Thursday each month, 7-8:30 p.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information, call NMVNA at 860-354-2216.

Breast Cancer Survivors Working Together (BEST): First Tuesday each month, 7-8 p.m. New Milford Hospital, 21 Elm St. For more information or to sign up, call Denise Mariconda at 860-210-5047 or e-mail

CARES Cancer support group: New Milford Hospital, Robison Room A, 21 Elm St. For cancer patients and their families. For more information, call hospital Social Work Department at 860-210-7442.

Conversation with Dianne diabetes support group: Third Tuesday each month, 10-11 a.m. New Milford Senior Center, Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St. For more information and to sign up, call 860-355-6075.

Going Solo: Second Friday each month except July and August, 2:30-3:30 p.m. New Milford Senior Center, Richmond Citizen Center, 40 Main St. For widows and widowers. For more information, call 860-355-6075.

Hearing Impaired Support Group: First Tuesday each month, 12:45 p.m. New Milford Senior Center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-6075.

La Leche League of Lake Waramaug: Third Tuesday of each month, 9:30 a.m., and first Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m., in the parish house of the First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For more information, call Jen at 860-355-4440.

Guido Tino Stroke Support Group: Last Wednesday of each month, 2-3 p.m. New Milford Hospital Robison Rooms, 21 Elm St. For stroke survivors. Blood pressure taken at each meeting. Facilitated by Maureen Salerno, LCSW. For more information and to sign up, call Ms. Salerno at 860-210-7442.

New Beginnings divorce group session: Feb. 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. First Congregational Church of Washington Parish House, 6 Kirby Road. For more information, call 860-868-0569.

Nondenominational healing service: Third Sunday each month, 6-7 p.m. New Milford Hospital Interfaith Chapel, 21 Elm St. Service provided by Oratory of the Little Way.

Orinda Cancer Recovery Support Group: For dates and locations, call Janice at 860-355-1893.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): Every Wednesday. Weigh-in, 6 p.m. Meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Marsh Parish Hall at First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. For more information, visit

Visually Impaired Support Group: Third Monday each month, 10 a.m. New Milford Senior Center, 40 Main St. For other times and locations, call 860-355-6075.

Women in Abusive Relationships: Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. For more information, call 203-731-5200.



Faith Church's "Destined to Win": Tuesdays, 3 p.m. Fridays, 8:30 p.m. Charter Community TV Channel 21.

"The Bible Speaks": Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Charter Community TV Channel 21.

"A New Day" radio show: Thursdays, 10-11 a.m. Hosted by Daphne Clarke-Hudson of New Milford. WDJZ 1530 AM or

"A New Day" TV show: Thursdays, noon. Saturdays, 7 p.m. Hosted by Daphne Clarke-Hudson of New Milford. Charter Community TV Channel 21.

"Celebrate New Milford": Fridays, 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. Charter Community TV Channel 21.

Senior Happenings Plus: Regularly airs Mondays, 8:30 p.m., and Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. Charter Community TV Channel 21.


New Milford

"Annie Jr." production -- for kids in grades 2-12: Performance: March 25-27. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. For more information, call 860-350-6863 or visit

"Talk Radio" performance: Feb. 25, 26, March 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 8 p.m. March 3: pay what you want night, 8 p.m. March 13, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. For more information, call 860-350-6863 or visit


"The Bad Seed" auditions: Feb. 27, 2-5 p.m. Feb. 28: 7-9 p.m. The Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North. For more information, call 860-364-0684.