Arts

Kent

Kent Art Association events: March 13-April 10: first member show, gallery hours. Through April 30: Shirley Howe artwork display. 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 www.kentart.org.

New Milford

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

Roxbury

"Two Friends" -- Diane Pfister paintings and Robin Johnson ceramics: Shown through 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.

Washington

Washington Art Association 2011 member show: Runs through March 23. Bryan Memorial Plaza, 3 Bryan Hall. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878 or go to www.washingtonartassociation.org.

Photography and pen and ink drawings -- by Cyndy Brissett: Runs through April 9. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

AREA TOWNS

Richter Association for the Arts opening-- with Roger Young piano concert: March 27, 3:30. Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Road, Danbury. Donations accepted. For more information, call 203-775-7035 or go to www.danbury.org/richter.

Health

NEW PRESTON

Women's Club Reiki and relaxation meeting: March 17, 7 p.m. Women's club community house, corner of Church St. and New Preston Hill Road.

Historical/Museums

KENT

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 http://www.kenthistoricalsociety.org.

SHERMAN

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.

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.

-Mars Needs Moms 3D: PG. Friday 4:50, 6:50, 8:50 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m., 12:50, 2:50, 4:50, 6:50, 8:50 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m., 12:50, 2:50, 4:50, 6:50 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:50, 6:50 p.m.

-Battle: Los Angeles: PG-13. Friday 4:45, 7, 9:25 p.m. Saturday 1:15, 4:45, 7, 9:25 p.m. Sunday 1:15, 4:45, 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:45, 7 p.m.

-Rango: PG. Friday 4:20, 7:10, 9:15 Saturday 11:25 a.m. 1:30, 4, 7:10, 9:15 p.m. Sunday 11:25 a.m. 1:30, 4, 7:10 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:20 p.m., 7:10 p.m.

-The Adjustment Bureau: PG-13. Friday 4:15, 7:15, 9:35 p.m. Saturday 11:35 a.m. 1:45, 4:15, 7:15, 9:15 p.m. Sunday-Thursday 4:15, 7:15 p.m.

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

-Barney's Version: R. Friday 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.

-The King's Speech: R. Friday 7:30 p.m. Saturday 2:30, 5:15, 8 p.m. Sunday 2:30, 5:15 p.m. Monday-Tuesday closed. Wednesday 2:15, 7:15 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.

Music/Dance

New Milford

Folk music: March 13, 2 p.m. New Milford Public Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191 ext. 203.

St. Patrick's cabaret: March 13, 5:30 p.m. Masonic Temple, 11 Aspetuck Ave. $15/adult. $8/child ages 6-12. Free/child under 6. For more information, call 860-355-3373.

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.

Washington

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

Bridgewater

Senior center events: A variety of ongoing health and wellness offerings, exercises and games are offered throughout the week. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Kent

Spaghetti dinner: March 18, 5-7 p.m. Basketball game to follow. Kent Center School, 9 Judd Ave. $5/person. $25/family.

Pancake breakfast: March 20, 8-11:30 a.m. Volunteer fire house, 28 Maple St. $5/ adult 10 years and older. $3/child under 10.

Fitness Matters class: March 26, noon-2 p.m. Fitness Matters, 14 Old Barn Road. $40/person at the door. $35/person pre-paid. For more information, call 860-927-4555.

Kent Memorial Library events: Adult events: Through April 30: Shirley Howe art display. March 12: book signing of "A Coach's Life: Les Hipple and the Marion Indians," 2-4 p.m. March 18: screening of "Megamind," 6 p.m. March 19: book signing of "The Matchmaker of Kenmore," 4-6 p.m. March 21: sewing with girl scouts, 3:30 p.m. March 22: screening of "Wolves Eat Dogs," 5-6:30 p.m. March 26: spy training, 7 p.m. March 28: nutmeg discussion group, 3:30 p.m. Saturdays: yoga, 8:30 a.m. Children's events: March 15, 22, 29: rhythm and rhyme, 10:30 a.m. All ages events: March 12: origami class, 10 a.m.-noon. March 19: poetry workshop, 10 a.m. March 19: chess club, 1-3 p.m. Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-927-3761.

Cub Scout pinewood derby: March 19, 3 p.m. First Congregational Parish House, 97 North Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3433.

Kent Historical Society Sunday series: March 20, 2 p.m. Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Blvd. For more information, call 860-927-4587.

Senior center activities: A variety of ongoing health and wellness offerings, exercises and games are offered throughout the week. Senior center, Swift Lane. For more information, call 860-927-1586 or 860-927-1003.

New Milford

Maxx events: March 11: City Ablaze concert, 6:30 p.m. March 12, 19 and 26: open front room, 6-11 p.m. March 14,21, 28: "snaxx at the Maxx," 2:30-5 p.m. March 25: open mic night, 6:30 p.m. $5. March 20: roots and shoots open house for 6th graders, 1-3 p.m. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. For more information or to RSVP, call 860-354-0047 or e-mail stacey@youthagency.org.

Public library events: March 12: writers support group reading, 1 p.m. March 14: screening of "Silent Waters," 2 p.m. March 16: English gardening tradition class, 6:30 p.m. March 18: march movie madness, 7-9 p.m. March 22-May 17: family healthy lifestyle class, 6-7 p.m. $50/family. March 23: money workshop, 6:30 p.m. March 25: screening of "Harvey." 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.

Spin-o-thon: March 12, 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Phys-Ed, 10 Still River Dr. $25/bike reservation. For more information, call 860-355-4354 ext. 106.

Maple festival: March 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 13, noon-4 p.m. Sullivan Farm, 140 Park Lane. For more information, call 860-354-0047.

Penny auction: March 12, 11 a.m. Drawing, 1 p.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St. $2 for 25 tickets. For more information, call 860-354-4827.

Spaghetti dinner: March 12, 5-7 p.m. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $10/adult. $8/senior citizen. $4/child 6-12. $25 family maximum.

Irish night dinner: March 12, 6-8 p.m. Trinity Lutheran church, 107 Kent Road (Route 7). $10/adults over 10. $5/per child between 6 and 10. Free/child five and under. For more information, call 860-354-3450.

"Science Fiction: Empowering the Imagination": March 12, 7-9 p.m. McCarthy Observatory, 388 Danbury Road. For more information, call www.mccarthyobservatory.org.

Screening of "Charlotte's Web": March 13, 1 p.m. Bank Street Theater, 48 Bank St. $15/child. $30/family with three or more children. For more information or to make a reservation, e-mail newmilfordsepta@yahoo.com.

"Party Hearty Zumbathons" event: March 13, 2-4 p.m. CT Sports arena, 32 Still River Dr. For more information, call 630-337-0491.

Community culinary school Irish dinner: Orders due March 13. Pick-up: March 16 and 17, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 203-512-5791 or e-mail culinaryschool@sbcglobal.net.

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. For more information, call 860-350-1595.

St. Patrick's Day dinner: March 16, 6-7:30 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1672, 11 Avery Road. $10/person. For more information or reservations, call 860-354-7995.

Chamber of Commerce Business Scene: March 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tivoli Restaurant, 7 Main St.

"Ready set for kindergarten" open house: March 17 and 24, 9:15-11 a.m. Education Center at the United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road. For more information, call 860-354-2941 or e-mail educationcenter@newmilfordumc.org.

Swing into Spring auction: March 18, 7-10 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $20/person. $35/couple. For tickets, send checks made out to "JPS PTO" to Attn: PTO Auction. JPS. @ Pickett District Road, New Milford, CT 06776.

Pratt Center event: March 18: full moon hike, 8 p.m. Pratt Nature Center, 163 Paper Mill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

DAR Women's Hall of Fame induction: March 19, 2 p.m. Public Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-350-2595.

Roast beef dinner: March 19, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $10/adult. $8/senior. $5/child between 4 and 12 years old. Free/child under 4. For more information, call 860-355-0243.

Literacy Volunteers tutor training session: March 21, 22, 28, 6-9 p.m. Literacy Volunteers on the Green, 7 Whittlesey Ave. For more information or to register, call 860-355-0830.

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 leahforsnis@yahoo.com.

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 sundownescape@charter.net.

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

Roxbury

Star Island presentation: March 15, 7:30 p.m. Congregational Church, 24 Church St. For more information, call 860-354-1274.

Senior center events: A variety of ongoing health and wellness offerings, exercises and games are offered throughout the week. Senior center, 7 South St. To sign up, call 860-210-0056.

Sherman

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.

Warren

Roast beef dinner: March 12, 4:30-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, 4 Sackett Hill Road. $12/adult over 12. $5/child 12 and under. For more information, call 860-868-7106 or 860-868-7288.

Women's Auxiliary pancake breakfast: March 20, 7:30-11 a.m. Community center, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child over 2. Free/child 2 and under. For more information, call 860-868-2187.

Washington

IAIS events: March 12: PowerPoint of the role of Native American women, 1 p.m. March 13: lecture on the Templeton site, 3 p.m. March 19: maple sugaring festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Work by Monica Alexander, Metis and Mi'kmaq, will be featured in March. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.

Gunn Memorial Library events: Adults' events: March 12: Walter L. Powell lecture about "Connecticut Goes to War: The Fort Sumter Crisis and the Call to Arms," 2:30 p.m. March 15: "Waiting for Superman" screening, 2 p.m. March 20: Margaret Roach "And I Shall Have Some Peace There" signing, 2 p.m. March 22: "Never Let Me Go" screening, 2 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information and registration for programs, call 860-868-2310.

Hickory Stick book signings: March 12: Frank Delaney "The Matchmaker of Kenmare," 2 p.m. March 13: David Monagan "Ireland Unhinged, Encounters with a Wildly Changing Country," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525 or visit www.hickorystickbookshop.com.

"A Bug's Life" screening: March 19, 1:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 6 Kirby Road. $3/person. For more information or reservations, e-mail damicoteach@yahoo.com.

After School Art Program (ASAP) workshops: Recording studio techniques: March 29, 31, April 5, 7, 12, 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Recording Your Own Music: March 22, 24, 29, 31, April 5, 7, 12, 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $80/Region 12 student. $120/nonresident. Introduction to violin: March 22, 30, April 8, 8:15-9 a.m. Burnham School, 80 Main St, Bridgewater. March 24, April 4, April 12, from 8:15-9 a.m. Booth Free School, 14 South St., Roxbury. March 28, April 6, 14, 8:15-9 a.m. Washington Primary School. $60/Region 12 residents. $90/nonresidents. Registration ongoing. At various locations in Region 12 school district. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0740 or visit www.afterschoolartsprogram.org.

Senior Center events: A variety of ongoing health and wellness offerings, exercises and games are offered throughout the week. Senior center, Bryan Hall Plaza. For more information, call 860-868-0735.

Theater

New Milford

"Talk Radio" performance: March 11, 12, 18, 19, 8 p.m. March 13, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. For more information, call 860-350-6863 or visit http://theatreworks.us.

"Annie Jr." performance: March 25-27. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. For more information, call 860-350-6863 or visit http://theatreworks.us/index.php.