Published 12:00 am, Friday, March 23, 2018
Runs through March 31. Library, 62 Main St. South. For more information, call 860-354-6937.
KAA members show: Opening reception, March 24, 2-4 p.m. Runs through April 15. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St.
“Out the Window” - exhibit of paintings by Susan Grisell: Reception March 24, 2-4 p.m. Runs through April 27.Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP to the reception, call 860-927-3761.
Exhibit of works by Barbra Kraut and Joan Morosani: Runs through April 7. Reception with artists, March 31, 3-5 p.m. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy Store, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.
“Wink” paintings exhibit by April Crumrine: Runs through April 7. Library, South Street. For information, call 860-350-2181.
“Farm Roads” - photography by Phyllis DiLeo: Artist’s reception, March 23, 6:30-8 p.m. Runs through April 26. Library, Sherman Center.
Irish happy hour with Bill Wisnowski: March 25: with guests Julie Sorcek and Dan Bonis, 5 p.m. The Abbey, 132 Danbury Road. For more information, call 860-799-6464.
“Pub Trivia at the Library”: March 24, 6-8 p.m. Library, Route 133. For persons 21 and older. With DJ and trivia master Dan Stra. For more information and RSVP, visit www.burnhamlibrary.org or call 860-354-6937.
Kent Shop Hop: March 23-25, at participating businesses in downtown Kent. Visits with Easter Bunny, March 24-25, 1-3 p.m., at Kent Town Center, 25 N. Main St.
Book discussion series: March 29: “The Daughters of Mars” by Thomas Keneally. 5-6:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3716.
Maple syrup tours: Runs through March. Presented by New Milford Youth Agency at Sullivan Farm, 140 Park Lane Road (Route 202). 45-minute tours. $5/participant. Free/chaperone with a minimum of 10 people per group. For more information, call Vincent at 860-210-2030 or email Vincent@youthagency.org.
Free instruction on digital devices: Mondays in March, 10 a.m.-noon. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Relaxation event: yoga and wine tasting event: March 23, 6 p.m. Presented by New Milford VNA & Hospice at AH Yoga Studio, 65 Bank St. $25. For more information, contact AH Yoga Studio at 860-868-6707 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Deborah at the VNA at 860-354-2216.
Rise-Up Easter/children’s Sunday school kick-off: March 24, 9-11:30 a.m. Riverview Baptist Church, 126 Kent Road. Includes games, movie, face painting and Easter egg hunt. For more information, call 860-354-0733.
“Spring Self-Care Celebration”: March 24, noon-6 p.m. Hosted by Lisa Lent at ah Yoga, Bank Street. Program will include visits and demonstrations with variety of vendors. Offerings include mandala meditation, sound healing, naturopathic medicine, tarot readings, aromatherapy and more. $33. For more information, call 860-605-4043.
Owl pellet workshop: March 24, 1-3 p.m. New Milford Historical Society & Museum, 6 Aspetuck Ave. With educator Bob Coppola. For students in grades 2-5. $10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-3069.
“Empty Bowl Dinner” to benefit Loaves and Fishes: March 24, 4:30-7:30 p.m. At St. John’s Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue. $15 in advance. $20 at door. For more information and tickets, call 203-417-1333 or email email@example.com.
CERT open house: March 24, 1-4 p.m. John Pettibone Community Center, 2 Pickett District Road. For more information, visit www.newmilfordcert.com.
“Recipe for Success” benefit for Community Culinary School of Northwestern CT: March 24, 5:30-8 p.m. At 19 Main venue, 19 Main St. $85/person. For more information and tickets, visit www.communityculinaryschool.org or call 203-512-5791.
Palm Sunday breakfast: March 25, 8 a.m.-noon. Sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 432 at VFW hall, Avery Road. $7.
Easter offerings: March 25: Palm Sunday service, 10 a.m., followed by free “Top Your Waffle Bar” brunch. March 29: Maundy Thursday service, 7 p.m. March 30: ecumenical prayer walk, noon. Meet at church steps. Free egg dye and movie event (bring own eggs), 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 1: Easter communion service, 10 a.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St.
Anti-bullying forum: March 26, 6-7:30 p.m. At The Maxx, Railroad Street. With State Rep. Bill Buckbee and a panel consisting of Jason O’Connor of the New Milford Youth Agency; Josh Smith, superintendent of New Milford Public Schools; Christopher Longo, principal of Schaghticoke Middle School; Joe Locascio, NMHS Resource Officer, with the New Milford Police Department; Leslie Carson of the Connecticut State Department of Education Turnaround Office; and Scott Hoffman, health teacher at Schaghticoke Middle School.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: March 27, 3-4 p.m. Hosted by Youth Agency at The Maxx, Railroad Street. For parents and expectant parents 23 and under. For more information and RSVP, call 860-210-2030.
Living Without a Partner bereavement group: March 27, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
VFW session with state veteran service officer: March 28, 9 a.m.-noon. Meets fourth Wednesday of each month, 9 a.m.-noon. VFW, Avery Road. With Peter DiMaria. For more information and an appointment, call 203-805-6340.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: March 29: with Michael Gicaona of Full Circle Promos, LLC, 7 a.m. April 5: with Donald Hicks of North Sky Photography, 7 a.m. April 12: with Joseph Viola of Corporate Construction, 7 a.m. April 19: with Dave Seegers of Hudson Valley Preservation, 7 a.m. At 19 Main venue, 19 Main St.
E-book Q&A sessions: March 29, 11 a.m.-noon. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.
Ecumenical prayer walk: March 30, noon. Meet on steps at First Congregational Church, 36 Main St.
Easter Egg Hunt: March 31, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, off Still River Drive. Each participant will collect 10 eggs and cash them in for a new book of their choice. Selfies with the Easter Bunny available, and chocolate bunnies to be sold, while supplies last, by the New Milford Lions Club. $5. For more information, call 860-799-6520.
Trivia night: March 24, 6:30 p.m. Trivia, 7 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. $75/table of six. $12/person. Bring own drinks and snacks. For information, call 860-355-9067.
Easter offerings: March 25: Palm Sunday Mass, 8:30 a.m. April 1: Easter Mass, 8:30 a.m. St. Patrick Church, 25 Church St.
Lenten lunches: Sundays through March 25, following 10 a.m. worship. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call 860-354-6114.
Easter offerings: March 25: Palm Sunday service, 10 a.m. March 29: Maundy Thursday service with communion, 7:30 p.m. March 30: Good Friday service of Tenebrae, 7:30 p.m. April 1: Easter sunrise service (at town beach), 6:30 a.m., followed by muffins and drinks at pavilion, and Easter resurrection service, 10 a.m. at the church. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road.
“Cricket Valley Power Plant’s Impact on Western Connecticut” seminar: April 8, 3-5 p.m. At Sherman firehouse, 1 Route 39. With a panel of experts, include gas infrastructure experts Dr. Courtney Williams and Keith Schue.
“Faiths of Our Father: From Moravians to Methodists, An Overview of Others Faiths Held by the People of Warren and their Influence on Warren’s History”: March 25, 2 p.m. Presented by Warren Historical Society at Warren Town Hall. With Ellen Paul, WHS curator, and Harriet Shapiro, WHS director. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Page-to-screen book talk and screening: Copies of “Wonder” available to check out through March. Screening of “Wonder” and conversation, April 7, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-2310.
Library offerings for youth: March 24: springtime crafts event, 1 p.m. March 31: Easter egg dyeing (bring own white, hard-boiled eggs), 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.
Easter offerings: March 24: Palm Sunday vigil, 5 p.m. March 25: Palm Sunday Mass, 10:30 a.m. March 29: Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7 p.m. March 30: Good Friday Passion of the Lord service, 3 p.m. March 31: Holy Saturday Easter vigil Mass, 7 p.m. April 1: Easter Mass, 10:30 a.m. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 34 Green Hill Road.
Birthday celebration for HORSE’s Fiona: March 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Rain date, March 25. Tour of farm, noon. Tack sale, 10 a.m.-noon. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. Horse cookies, carrots, apples and granola bars welcome as gifts. Monetary donations for horse care also welcome.
Book signing with Marie Bostwick: March 24, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. Author of “Just in Time.”
Screening of “Shape of Water”: March 26, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, visit www.gunnlibrary.org.
“Black Bears in Connecticut”: March 29, 6:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Nora Hulton, CT DEEP Master Wildlife Conservationist. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Book signing with Tovah Martin: March 31, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. Author of “The Garden in Every Sense and Season.”
Spring hunt: March 31, 11 a.m. Glenholme School, 81 Sabbaday Lane. Includes egg and candy hunt, visits with Glenholme Hare and other activities. Bring canned food for local food banks.
Series exploring history of 20th Century literature in short stories: April 2: “Paul’s Case” by Willa Cather, 10 a.m. April 9: “Sweat” by Zora Neale Hurston, 10 a.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With literary scholar Mark Scarborough. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Reading of “A Walk Through New Preston in the 1960s”: April 2, 10 a.m. Senior center, Bryan Hall Plaza.
NMHS’ all-school musical “Curtains”: March 23-24 and April 6-7, 7 p.m. March 25, 3 p.m. April 7, 2 p.m. New Milford High School, Route 7 South. $10/reserved seat. For more information and tickets, call 860-350-6647, ext. 1552 or visit nmhsct.booktix.com.
“The Stranger”: March 23, 7 p.m. March 24, 8 p.m. Presented by Shepaug Dramatics at Shepaug Valley School, 159 South St. $10/adult. $5/student and senior. For more information and tickets, call 860-717-2444.