Painting exhibit by Carolyn B. Fisher: Runs through April. Burnham Library, 62 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1069.


Member show: Runs through April 10. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3989 or visit

Art by Shirley Howe: Runs through April 30. Library, Main Street.. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Artwork by Lisa Keskinen: Runs through April 28. Canterbury School's Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery, 101 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-210-3800.


"People Would be Happy" -- exhibit by students Alana Crumrine, Kenny Heyne and Everett O'Reilly-Narciso: Opening reception, April 8, 5-7 p.m. Runs through April 13. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Exhibit of handmade rugs by Jane Doyle and furniture by Charlie Jackson and Harry Ong: Opening reception: April 16, 2-4 p.m. Runs April 16-May 16. Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.


Photography by Abby Ripley, jewelry by Karin Smith and art by Rosemary Connor: April 8-24. Reception, April 9, 4-6 p.m. White Silo Winery and Gallery, 32 Route 37 East. For more information, call 860-355-0271.


Oil paintings and drawings by Marisabel Artieda: April 9-30, Marty's Cafe, 6 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0750 or e-mail

Local farmer art exhibit -- photographs by John Kane and Wendy Carlson: Runs through April. The Smithy Market, 10 Main St. For more information, call 860-868-9003.



Hospital offerings: April 14: spirit of women program, 9 a.m.-noon. April 20: "Is Rheumatoid Arthritis Curable," 6:45-8:30 p.m. Hospital, 21 Elm St. Programs may be held at different hospital buildings. Inquire upon registration. For more information, call 860-355-2611.


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.

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

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.



Piano recital: April 10, 3 p.m. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 1 North Main St. $20/adult. $10/student. For more information, call 860-927-3486.

New Milford

Free concert by Great Blue: April 9, 7:30 p.m. Presented by Commission on the Arts at railroad station, Railroad Street.

Music at The Silo: April 9: Sharon Ruchman and Mary Constanza, 6 p.m. $25/member. $35/non-member. $5/student. April 17: John Alter, Gunnery students and guest musicians read poetry and play music, 2 p.m. $15/adult. $5/student. The Silo, 44 Upland Hill Road. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-0300 or visit


Family music night with Thomasina Levy and Rob Brereton: April 9, 7-8 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South. $7/person 13 and older. $5/child 12 and under. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-8050.

Special Events


Origami workshop: April 9, 10 a.m.-noon. Library, Main Street. For more information or registration, call 860-927-3761.

Spaghetti dinner: April 10, 5-8 p.m. Kent Volunteer Fire Department, 28 Maple St. $7/adult 10 and older. $5/child under 10.

Nursery school registration: April 12, 6-7 p.m. Kent Community Nursery School, 6 Bridge St. For more information, visit

Kindergarten registration: April 12-13. Kent Center School, 9 Judd Ave. For more information, call 860-927-3537.

New Milford

Dinner-dance to benefit culinary school: April 8, 6:30 p.m. Hosted by Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut at Candlewood Inn at 506 Candlewood Lake Road, Brookfield. $85. For more information and tickets, call 860-350-2737.

Thrift Mart sale: April 8-9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thrift Mart, 146 Danbury Road. $5/bag. For more information, call 860-350-2153.

Pratt Nature Center events: April 9: "University of the Trees" creative class, 10 a.m.-noon. $30/member. $35/non-member. Ages 16 and older. April 15: full moon hike, 8 p.m. Pratt Nature Center, 163 Paper Mill Road. $10/member. $12/non-member. For more information, call 860-355-3137.

Spaghetti dinner: April 9, 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.

Spring fling dance: April 9, 8 p.m.-midnight. VFW, Avery Road. $10. For more information, call 860-355-1904.

"Cassini at Saturn": April 9, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory at high school, Route 7.

Public library events: April 11: screening of "Hyenas," 2 p.m. April 12: Snapshot Day. Patrons invited to visit library. April 14: young adult council meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. April 16: Renaissance fair, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

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

AARP general meeting: April 13, noon. The Maxx, Railroad Street. With Catherine S. Halkett of Development Fund of Western Connecticut Health Services and Claudette Sesera of LifeLine Services. Bring membership cards for renewal and nonperishable food item.

Cooking classes: A variety of courses run through April 23 The Silo Cooking School at Hunt Hill Farm, 44 Upland Road. For more information, call 860-355-0300 or visit

Ladies spring fling --benefit for the 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer's: April 15, 5:30-8 p.m. Candlewood Valley Health & Rehabilitation Center, 30 Park Lane East Road. $10. For more information or to register, call 860-355-0971.

Maxx events: April 15: 7th and 8th grade karaoke night 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. April 22: "City Ablaze" production show, 7:30 p.m. April 29: coffee house night with local acoustic bands, 7:30 p.m. $3. 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

"The Mystery: An Easter Tale" performances: April 16, 6 p.m. April 17, 9 and 11 a.m. Faith Church, 600 Danbury Road. For more information, call 860-354-7700 or visit

Easter egg hunt: April 16, 10 a.m. New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Road (Route 7 South).

Northville Baptist church event: April 17: Palm Sunday service, 10 a.m. Church, 9 Little Bear Hill Road. For more information, call 860-350-8397.


Roast beef dinner: April 9, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop No. 65 at Booth Free School, 14 South St. $12/person 12 and older. $5/child 5-12. For more information, call 860-355-6970.

Roxbury church events: April 9: fundraiser of Premier Designs Jewelry, 6-9 p.m. Coffeehouse open mic night, 7 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. To participate in the mic night, call 860-354-7484 or e-mail


Jewish Community Center events: April 10: satellite re-broadcast of "Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Report from the Field with Ethan Bronner," 11 a.m. April 16: Earth Day party, 5-7 p.m. $35. 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.

Discussion of "Winter's Bone": April 15, 7:30 p.m. Library, 1 Sherman Road. For more information and registration, call 860-354-2455.

Easter party for kids in grades K-5: April 16, 10-11:30 a.m. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Street. For more information and registration before April 14, call 860-354-6116.

Dog and cat rabies clinic: April 16, 2-4 p.m. Sherman Beach Pavilion, Sawmill Road.

Ladies spring brunch: April 30, 10 a.m. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information or register before April 22, call 860-354-6114.


Pancake breakfast: April 17, 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.


Book signing with Wendell Minor: April 9, 2 p.m. With author of "Night Flight" and "My Animal Friends," 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road. For more information, call 860-868-0525.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: April 9: "University of the Trees: Participatory Creativity for Social-Ecological Action," 10 a.m.-noon. April 10: Archaeology club lecture, 3 p.m. . IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information or reservations by April 16, call 860-868-0518.

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" screening: April 9. Screening, 7 p.m. Question session, 9 p.m. Reception, 9:45 p.m. Washington Montessori School, 240 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202). $40/person for film and question session. $60/person for film, question session and reception. For more information or reservations, call 860-868-0551.

Chocolate Fest: April 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Legion Hall, Bryan Memorial Plaza. $5/adult plate. $2/child plate. For more information or tickets, call 860-868-7715.

Horse care clinic: April 16, 10 a.m.-noon. HORSE of Connecticut, 43 Wilbur Road. $10. For more information, call 860-868-1960.