Arts

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"Gardening for a Lifetime" pen and ink exhibit -- by Kimberly Day: Runs through March. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1069.

Kent

Art by Shirley Howe: Runs through April 30. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit www.kentart.org.

Kent Art Association events: Members show: artist talk, March 19, 10 a.m. Reception, March 20, 1-5 p.m. Runs through April 10. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit www.kentart.org.

New Milford

"Loving Squares" --quilt sponsored by LifeChoice Donor Services: Runs through March. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Exhibits at The Silo: Art by Isabelle Day, Chotsani Dean and Erin Nazzaro: opening reception, March 19, 3-5 p.m. Artist talk, April 23, 2 p.m. Runs through April 23. Art by Wamogo Regional High School students: March 19-April 23. The Silo, 44 Upland Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

Roxbury

"Two Friends" -- Diane Pfister paintings and Robin Johnson ceramics: Runs through April 4. 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. 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 visit 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 visit www.danbury.org/richter.

Health

NEW MILFORD

Hospital offerings: March 30: weight loss seminar, 6:45-8:30 p.m. Hospital, 21 Elm St. Programs may be held at different hospital buildings. Inquire upon registration.

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 4:30, 6:30, 8:45 p.m. Saturday 11:45 a.m., 1:50, 4:30, 6:30, 8:45 p.m. Sunday 11:45 a.m., 1:50, 4:30, 6:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:30, 6:30 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.

-Paul: PG-13. Friday 4:15, 7:20, 9:15 p.m. Saturday 11:30 a.m. 1:45, 4:15, 7:20, 9:35 p.m. Sunday 11:30 a.m. 1:45, 4:15, 7:20 p.m. Monday-Thursday 4:35, 7 p.m.

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

-Casino Jack: R. Friday 7 p.m. Saturday 2, 4:45, 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2, 4:45 p.m. Wednesday 2, 7 p.m. Thursday 7 p.m.

-Company Men: R. Friday 7:30 p.m. Saturday 2:30, 5:15, 8 p.m. Sunday 2:30, 5:15 p.m. 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

Music at The Silo: March 26: Metropolitan Hot Club, 6 p.m. $25/member. $35/non-member. $5/student. March 27: Fragments from the Salt Diaries, 2 p.m. $15/adult. $5/student. The Silo, 44 Upland Hill Road. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

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.

Washington

Concert of Sharon Ruchman, Bach and Brahms music: March 26, 4 p.m. At First Congregational Church on the Green. $15 to benefit church's handicap accessible project.

Special Events

Gaylordsville

Oratory of the Little Way event: Women's Bible group: second Monday of the month, 10-11:30 a.m. $15 registration. $16 book fee. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and to sign up, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

Pancake breakfast: March 20, 8-11:30 a.m. Kent firehouse, 28 Maple St. $5/person 10 and older. $3/child under 10.

Slide show and reading of journals with Emery `Ted' Roth: March 20, 2 p.m. Hosted by Kent Historical Society at town hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard. For more information, call 860-927-4587.

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

Kent Memorial Library events: March 18: screening of "Megamind," 6 p.m. March 19: book signing with Frank Delaney, author of "The Matchmaker of Kenmore," 4-6 p.m. March 19: poetry workshop, 10 a.m. March 21: sewing with Girl Scouts, 3:30 p.m. March 22: discussion of "Wolves Eat Dogs," 5-6:30 p.m. March 26: spy training, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Public library events: March 18: movie for kids in grades 5-12, 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." Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Swing into Spring auction: March 18, 7-10 p.m. Hosted by JPS PTO at Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road. $20/person. $35/couple.

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.

Bake sale: March 19, after church services. Our Lady of the Lakes, 3 Old Town Park Road. For more information, call 860-354-5239.

DAR New Milford Hall of Fame presentation: March 19, 2 p.m. 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 4-12. Free/child under 4. For more information, call 860-355-0243.

Benefits for injured Marine Lance Cpl. John G. Curtin, nephew of Pat Dzamko of New Milford: March 19: spaghetti dinner, seatings from 5-6:30 and 6:3-8 p.m. Wingdale American Legion Hall, State Road, Wingdale, N.Y. $10. March 24: dodge ball game, Dover Middle School, Route 22, Dover, N.Y. $5. March 26: food and music by a band, 7 p.m. VFW, 9257 Fairfield Drive, Putnam Lake, N.Y. $20.

Maxx events: March 20: roots and shoots open house for 6th graders, 1-3 p.m. March 25: open mic night, 6:30 p.m. $5. Mondays: Snaxx@The Maxx, 2:30-5 p.m. Saturdays: front room open, 6-11 p.m. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. For more information or to RSVP, call 860-354-0047 or e-mail stacey@youthagency.org.

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.

"Ready set for kindergarten" open house: March 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.

Northville PTO-sponsored carnival: March 25, 6-8:30 p.m. Northville Elementary School, 22 Hipp Road. For more information or to buy raffle tickets, call 860-355-3634.

NMHS pasta dinner: March 26, 4-8 p.m. High school, 388 Danbury Road (Route 7). $7/adult. Free/child under 5. For more information, call 203-788-1666.

Silo cooking classes: A variety of cooking classes offered March 27-April 23. The Silo, 44 Upland Hill Road. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-0300 or visit www.hunthillfarmtrust.org.

18th annual Hospice Foundation of America Teleconference: "Spirituality and End of Life Care": Registration ongoing. April 13, 1:30-4:30 p.m. VNA, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information and registration, call 860-354-2216.

SNIS box-top collection: Send to Leah c/o SNIS, 25 Sunny Valley Road, New Milford. For more information, e-mail leahforsnis@yahoo.com.

Roxbury

Program about bears with Paul Rego: March 27, 3 p.m. Hosted by Roxbury Land Trust at town hall, Route 67.

Sherman

Men's breakfast: March 26, 8 a.m. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road.

Jewish Community Center events: A variety of programs are offered, including yoga, movement and zumba. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information or reservations, call 860-355-8050.

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

Warren

Pancake breakfast: March 20, 7:30-11 a.m. Hosted by Women's Auxiliary of the Warren Volunteer Fire Company at community center, Sackett Hill Road. $5/adult. $2/child 3 and older.

Washington

Institute for American Indian Studies events: March 19: maple sugaring festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 26-27: winter film festival, 2 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.

"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.

Gunn Memorial Library events: March 20: signing of "And I Shall Have Some Peace There" with Margaret Roach, 2 p.m. March 22: screening of "Never Let Me Go," 2 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information and registration for programs, call 860-868-2310.

After School Art Program (ASAP) workshops: Registration for a variety of classes ongoing. At various locations in Region 12 school district. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0740 or visit www.afterschoolartsprogram.org.

"You Have the Right to Be Yourself" series presented by ACLU Northwest Connecticut Chapter: March 24: talk with Professor Nan Taylor of UConn, 6:30 p.m. April 21: screening of "Laramie Project," 6 p.m. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. May 19: open forum on bullying, 6 p.m. Register Citizen's newsroom, 59 Field St., Torrington. Visit www.aclu.org.

New Beginnings Single Life Support Group: Ten-week series kicks off March 30, 6:30 p.m. First Congregational Church on the Green. For more information and registration, call 860-868-0230.

Area towns

Gathering to mark eighth anniversary of U.S. invasion of Iraq: March 20, noon-1 p.m. Litchfield Green, Litchfield.

Discussion of "Popular Resistance in Palestine: A History of Hope and Empowerment": March 24, 1-3 p.m. Oliver Wolcott Library, 160 South St., Litchfield.

Charter open house: March 25. Charter production studio, 11 Commerce Road, Newtown. Call 203-304-4050.