Published 12:00 am, Friday, March 30, 2018
Runs through March 31. Library, 62 Main St. South. Hours: Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-6937.
Exhibit of watercolors by Ella T. Newman of New Milford: April 7-May 31. Reception, April 13, 5-7 p.m. Library, 62 Main St. South.
KAA members show: Runs through April 15. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St.
“Out the Window” - exhibit of paintings by Susan Grisell: 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.
Exhibit of photographs by Ray Kwiatkoski: Runs through March 31. Library, Main Street.
“Marbles” - exhibit of ceramics works by Village Center for the Arts students: Runs through April 3. Library, Main Street. For more information, call Sharon Kaufman at VCA at 860-354-4318.
“Wink” paintings exhibit by April Crumrine: Runs through April 7. Library, South Street. For more information, call 860-350-2181.
“Pulled into Light” - art by Cynthia Zinser: Opening reception, April 14, 2-4 p.m. Runs through May 26. Library, South Street.
“Farm Roads” - photography by Phyllis DiLeo: Runs through April 26. Library, Sherman Center.
Live Irish music: Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. Bull’s Bridge Inn, 333 Kent Road. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Irish happy hour with Bill Wisnowski: April 1: solo show, 5 p.m. April 8: with guests Ali and Dale Jones, 5 p.m. April 15: with guests Julie Sorcek and Wendy Matthews, 5 p.m. The Abbey, 132 Danbury Road.
Concert with SingOut! CT: April 8, 2 p.m. Presented by Gunn Memorial Library at Wersebe Hall, parish house, First Congregational Church on the Green. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.
Music by the Maccabeats: April 8, 3 p.m. United Jewish Center, 141 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury. Maccabeats are an internationally-acclaimed a cappella group. Event celebrates the 70th birthday of the founding of the state of Israel. Pre-concert VIP reception: 2 p.m. $54/adult VIP ticket. $36/youth ticket for ages 8-16. A paid adult VIP ticket must accompany each youth ticket. General admission: $36/adult. $18/child 8-16. Free/child 7 and under. For more information and tickets, call 203-748-3355 or visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3330624
Easter egg hunt: March 31, 10 a.m. Hosted by Bridgewater Grange at Bridgewater Recreation Area.
Bridgewater Grange meetings: April 11, May 9 and June 13, 7 p.m. At St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Main Street.
Digital device help: First Saturday of each month: one-on-one instruction with Michael Jay, noon-1:30 p.m. Bring iPhone, iPad, MacBook, etc. Second Saturday of each month: device solutions with Bryan Gundel. Library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
Northwestern Youth Ice Hockey Icehawks tryouts: For Mites (birth years 2010-11), April 5, 6-7 p.m. and April 7-8, noon-1 p.m. For Squirts (birth years 2008-09), April 6, 6-7 p.m. and April 7-8, 2:30-3:30 p.m. For Peewees (birth years 2006-07), April 5, 7:15-8:15 p.m. and April 7-8, 1:15-2:15 p.m. For Bantams (birth years 2004-05), April 6, 7:15-8:15 p.m. and April 7-8, 3:45-4:45 p.m. At South Kent ice rink, 40 Bulls Bridge Road. For more information and registration, call 860-799-1678 or visit www.nwicehawks.com).
“Parents As Heroes, Supporting Children through Medical Encounters”: April 7, 2:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Deborah Vilas, MS, CCLS, LMSW, child life coach. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
“Evening of Poetry and Music”: April 7, 7-9 p.m. Library, 32 North Main St. For more information and RSVP, call Karen Chase at 860-927-4146 or the library at 860-927-3761.
Easter offerings: 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.
Ecumenical prayer walk: March 30, noon. Meet on steps at First Congregational Church, 36 Main St.
Easter offerings: March 30: Good Friday service, 6 p.m., followed by a meal and fellowship. Easter: Easter service, 10:30 a.m. New Milford Assembly of God, 47 Old Park Lane Road. For more information, call 860-355-0812.
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.
Bank Street Book Nook grand re-opening: March 31, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Bank Street Book Nook, 36C Bank St. Includes book signing with Hamilton Brower, author of “Magnificent Words to Live By,” 11 a.m.-noon., and Michelle Gervais, author of “Design Your Garden Toolkit,” and Amanda Glover, author of “Sweetie Bake Your Day,” 1-3 p.m.
Screening of “Ready Player One” to benefit Robotics And Beyond: March 31, 10:30 a.m. At Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. $10. For more information and RSVP, call 860-617-4319.
Easter service: April 1, 11 a.m. First Apostolic Gathering of New Milford, Inc. at 25 Church St.
Caregivers Support Group: April 3 and 17 10 a.m. Meets first and third Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Housatonic Business Alliance meetings: 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.
Penny auction: April 7. Doors open, 11 a.m. Bidding closes, 1 p.m. Hosted by Woman’s Club of Greater New Milford at Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road. $5/three sheets of tickets (25 tickets per sheet).
Comedy night benefit for Harrybrooke Park: April 7, 7 p.m.. Presented by Harrybrooke Park & Harden House Museum at Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road (Route 7). Featuring dinner, live auction and comedy by Meghan Hanley, Tommy Gooch and Kathy “KJ” Johansen. $50/person. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.universe.com/harrybrookefunny2018 or via the park website HarrybrookePark.org.
“A Taste of VCA”: April 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Village Center for the Arts, 12 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-4318.
Roger Sherman Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution 125th anniversary celebration: April 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. At New Milford Historical Society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. Includes silhouette sessions ($30 each, with extra copies for $15; $10 for 8x10 mat and $20 for 11x14 mat), view of special exhibit and more. For more information, RSVP and to make a silhouette appointment, call 860354-5219.
Walk to support autism awareness and a NMHS scholarship: April 7, 6-9 p.m. Organized by Unified Buddies at New Milford High School at the Village Green. Donations will be collected, and and water, candy. T-shirts and wristbands will be sold to raise money for the scholarship. Some outdoor games will be offered for children.
Book talk with Nadine Strossen: April 7, 5:30-7 p.m. Temple Sholom, Route 7 North. Author of “Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship.” Reception to follow. For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-0273 or email email@example.com.
Parenting support and education group for young parents: April 10 and 24. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 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: April 10 and 24, 10 a.m. Meets second and fourth Tuesday each month, 10-11:30 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.
Pancake breakfast: March 31, 8-10 a.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. $5/person. $25 family maximum.
Easter offering: April 1: Easter Mass, 8:30 a.m. St. Patrick Church, 25 Church St.
Program with garden author Tovah Martin: April 7, 2 p.m. Library, South Street. Author to discuss new book, “The Garden in Every Sense and Season.”
Chili cook-off: April 7, 5-7:30 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. $15/adult. $12/senior 65 and older. $6/child under 10.
Old Store open: Thursdays-Sundays, noon-5 p.m., or when the flag is flying. The Old Store and Museum, 3 Sherman Center.
Easter offerings: 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.
Comedy show: April 7, 7 p.m. Jewish Community Center in Sherman, 9 Route 39 South. $20/member. $25/non-member. For more information and RSVP by April 4, call 860-355-8050.
“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.
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.
Easter offerings: 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.
Library offerings for youth: March 31: Easter egg dyeing (bring own white, hard-boiled eggs), 1 p.m. Junior library offerings: April 7: “Wonder-ful Page to Screen” event, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 14: parent and child sewing, 1-2 p.m. 1-2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-2310.
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.
Easter bake and flower sale: March 31, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road.
Movie screenings: April 2: “LBJ,” 1 p.m. April 9: “Darkest Hour,” 1 p.m. April 16: “The Greatest Showman,” 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, visit www.gunnlibrary.org.
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.
Poetry reading and book signing with Taylor Mail: April 3, 7-8 p.m. The Gunnery, 22 Kirby Road. For more information, call 860-350-0177.
Book talk and signing with Amy Bloom: April 5, 6 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. Author of “White Horses.” For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586 or visit www.gunnlibrary.org.
American woodcock (aka timberdoodle) bird viewing event: April 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hosted by Steep Rock Association at Macricostas Preserve, 124 Christian St. For more information and RSVP, visit visiting http://www.steeprockassoc.org/programs-and-events or call 860-868-9131.
“Parents as Heroes, Supporting Children through Medical Encounters”: April 7, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Deborah Vilas. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.
No Name Writing Group reading: April 8, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. For more information, or to reserve a signed copy of the group’s book, call 860-868-0525.
NMHS’ all-school musical “Curtains”: April 6-7, 7 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.