Watercolors by Mary Jane Magoon: Runs through May 28. Reception, April 10, 2 -4 p.m. Library, 62 Main St. South. For information, call 860-354-6937.

Exhibit of photographs by Curtis Read: Runs through April. Senior center, Hut Hill Road.

MARBLE DALE/NEW PRESTON

“Essence”: Opening reception, April 9, 4-6 p.m. Runs through May 22. The Loft Gallery at The Smithy, 10 Main St. Featuring works by Ann Kromer. For more information, call 860-868-9003.

NEW MILFORD

Canterbury School centennial alumni art exhibit: Reception, April 9, 4-6 p.m. Runs through April 23. To be followed by chamber concert with Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra, 7 p.m. Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue. Exhibit in Edward J. Duffy Family Art Gallery. Concert in the Chapel of Our Lady.

“March Madness” - works by member-artists: Runs through April 24. Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St.

“Where is My Mind” - works by Kayla Ek of Oxford: Runs through April 24. Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St.

ROXBURY

“Artventure” - sculpture and digital prints by Timothy Hochstetter: Opening reception, April 16, 2-4 p.m. Runs through June 1. Library, South Street. For information, call 860-350-2181.

WASHINGTON

“Bloom” Painting Partners group show: Opening reception, April 9, noon-2 p.m. Runs through May 2. Stairwell Gallery at library, Wykeham Road. Featuring works by Diane Swoyer of Bethlehem, Nancy Rainsford Pistone and Kit Sagendorf of Roxbury, Roz Benedetto of Torrington, Jan Grody and Maryellen Furse of Warren, Sandy Dolinsky of West Cornwall, Carol O’Toole of Washington Depot and Hitchy Rahilly of Northfield.

Movies

Bank Street Theater: 46 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122 (film line). 860-354-9911 (office).

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. 888-AMC-4FUN.

Music/Dance

KENT

“Music in the Nave” concert with pianist Margarita Nuller: April 10, 4 p.m. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, corner of routes 7 and 341. $12/adult in advance. $15/adult at door. Free/student. For information and tickets, call 860-927-3486.

NEW MILFORD

Concert with Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra and some Canterbury music students: April 9, 7 p.m. Canterbury School’s Chapel of Our Lady, Aspetuck Avenue.

Concert of Sephardic Renaissance music with the Wykeham Consort: April 9, 7:30-9 p.m. Co-sponsored by Temple Sholom and the Harts Gallery at the Harts Gallery, Bank Street. $20 in advance. $25 at the door. For more information and RSVP, email thehartsgallery@gmail.com.

“Ring in the Spring” handbell concert: April 17, 3 p.m. First Congregational Church of New Milford, 36 Main St. Free.

WASHINGTON

Concert with Yale Russian Chorus: April 10, 5 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Green Hill Road. $35. For more information and tickets, call 860-868-2527.

Special Events

BRIDGEWATER

Penny auction: April 16. Doors open at 11 a.m. Drawing, 1 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 5 Main St. South.

GAYLORDSVILLE

Gaylordsville Historical Society meeting: April 13, 7:30 p.m. At the Red Schoolhouse, Gaylord Road.

KENT

Kent Spring Wine Tasting: April 9. Taittinger champagne preview reception, 4-5 p.m. Tasting, 5-7:30 p.m. Kent Barns Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. $95/person for champagne reception, which includes entry to main tasting. $35/person for main tasting in advance or $45 at door. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3033.

“Appalachian Trail: Walk on the Wild Side” program: April 9, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. With Elaine LaBella of Kent. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-3761.

Adult coloring session: April 11, 2:30-4:30 p.m. At Kent Senior Center, 16 Swifts Lane. Supplies provided. For information, call 860-927-3761 or 860-927-4000.

Wellness programs: April 13, 20, 27 and May 4: “Chi Gong,” 5:30-6:45 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761 or visit www.kentmemoriallibary.org.

“A Musicale and Spirited Tea Party” benefit for Kent Historical Society: April 17, 2:30 p.m. At Kent Community House, Route 7 North. Featuring music by the Rosewood Chamber Ensemble and readings by Frank Delaney. $50/person. $250/table of four. $500/table of eight. For more information and RSVP, call 860-927-4587.

NEW MILFORD

New Milford Apostolic, Inc. events: Morning Glory worship: Sundays, 8-9:30 a.m. Education hour: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. Worship, 11:30-12:45 p.m. Future dates: April 10, 17, 24. Sunday worship: Sundays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mid-week worship/Bible study: Wednesdays, noon-1:30 p.m. Future dates: April 13, 20, 27. Worship/prayer gathering: second and fourth Friday, 6-9 p.m. Future dates: April 8 and 22. Movie screenings: April 15, 7- 9:30 p.m. April 16, 12:30-2 p.m. At railroad station, Railroad Street. For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net.

Heimat Abend: April 9, 6:30-11 p.m. Arion Singing Society, 411 Danbury Road (Route 7). With Wiedemann/Schwarzenegger. $30/member. $40/guest. For more information and signup, call 860-354-7593 or 203-740-7599.

Chicken and biscuit dinner: April 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior. $/4child 6-12. Free/child 5 and under. $25 family maximum.

“Second Saturday Stars” program: “The State of Our Planet”: April 9, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory behind New Milford High School, Route 7 South. For more information, visit www.mccarthyobservatory.org.

Screening of “Ghostbusters”: April 10. Doors open, 10 a.m. Movie, 10:30 a.m. Presented by Relay for Life’s Mary’s Moovers team at Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. $10/adult. $30/family of four. For more information and RSVP, call 203-512-3604 or 203-300-6566.

Friend Day: April 10. Bible classes, 10 a.m. Worship, 11 a.m. Fellowship luncheon, 12:30 p.m. New Milford Church of Christ, 129 Litchfield Road.

Parenting support and education group for young parents: April 12 and 26, 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 12 and 26, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information, call 860-354-2216.

AARP meeting: April 13, noon. Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 7 North. Wear decorated hat for Easter parade and bring most recent copy of electric bill for program with guest speaker from Public Utilities Regulatory Authortiy.

“Supporting Families at Life’s End, Managing Conflict & Finding Meaning”: April 13, 1-4 p.m. New Milford Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, 68 Park Lane Road (Route 202). For more information and RSVP, call 860-354-2216 by April 8.

Poetry reading by New Milford Poet Laureate James Scrimgeour: April 13, 6 p.m. Library, Main Street.

“Business Matters in New Milford” series program: April 14: “Know Your Local Resources,” noon-1 p.m. At Chamber’s “Lunch & Learn” seminar, Railroad station, Railroad Street. At library, Main Street. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-6080 or 860-355-1191, ext. 2.

Housatonic Business Alliance meeting: April 14: with Carol Ryan of Strawberry Fields Farm, 8 a.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

“Celebrating Julia!”: April 15, 7-9 p.m. The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm Trust, Upland Road. With Bob Spitz, author of “Dearie, the Remarkable Life of Julia Child.” For more information, call 860-355-0300.

Spring craft fair: April 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wells Valley Cat Sanctuary, 8 Wells Road.

Free skin cancer screening: April 16, 9 a.m.-noon. With board certified dermatologist affiliated with Dermatology Associates of Western Connecticut at New Milford Hospital, 21 Elm St. For more information or an appointment, call 800-350-1595.

Tag sale: April 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Housatonic Friends Meeting at the meetinghouse, 300 Danbury Road (Route 7). Parking available at the Red Barn next door.

Italian night dinner: April 16, 6 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 Kent Road. $12/adult. $6/child 5-12. Free/child under 5. $40 family maximum.

Roast beef dinner: April 16, 4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4.

ROXBURY

Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club information fair: April 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Town hall, Route 67. Various presenters will be on hand to discuss preservation, conservation and community participation.

Pancake breakfast: April 9, 8-10 a.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. $5. $25 family maximum.

Screening of “The Messenger”: April 10, 2 p.m. Library, South Street. Followed by discussion and questions fielded by Leslie Kane of the Audubon Center’s Bent of the River in Southbury.

Chili cook-off and dinner: April 16, 5-7 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24 Church St. $12/adult. $6/child under 10.

SHERMAN

Adult book discussion: April 15, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. Discussion of “Age of Ambition: Chasing the Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China” by Evan Osnos. For more information and registration, call 860-354-2445.

Screening of movie and dessert: April 15, 7:30 p.m. Offered third Friday of each month through November. Jewish Community Center, Route 39 South. For more information, call 860-355-8050.

Word Weavers: April 16. Meets third Saturday each month, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, 6 Church Road. For more information, call Carol at 203-702-7006.

WARREN

“Hop into Spring and the Hopkins Inn” family dinner night: April 29. Seatings begin at 5:30 p.m. Presented by Friends of Warren School at Hopkins Inn, Hopkins Road. $40/person. $15/child. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7295.

WASHINGTON

Book signing: April 9: with Marie Bostwick, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road.

“Vegetable Gardening from the Soil Up: How to Start a Vegetable Garden”: April 9: hands-on demonstration, 2-4 p.m. Steep Rock Association’s Judea Garden at Macricostas Preserve. With organic farmer Bill Duesing and land-care consultant Michael Nadeau. For information and registration, call 860-868-9131.

Junior library offerings: April 9: pirate party (costumes welcome), 1 p.m. April 16: screening of “The Peanuts Movie,” 1 p.m. April 23: Earth Day celebration featuring a recycling crafts workshop, 1 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-2310.

No-Name Writing Group reading: April 10, 3 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Road.

Kindergarten meet and greet session: April 13, 11 a.m.-noon. Washington Primary School, 11 School St. For more information, call 860-868-7331.

“You Wrote a Book, Now What? Getting Published Today”: April 14, 6 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With literary agent Jan L. Kardys. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

“Strong Women, Bad Choices” book discussion: April 14: discussion of “Persuasion” by Jane Austen, 4:30 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Kathy Kehoe. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

Spring book sale: April 15-17. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, call 860-868-0518.

“Understanding Russia Today: A United Nations Perspective”: April 17, 2 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. With Dr. Sergi Kambalov, a Russian economist and expert on Russia who served at the UN for 21 years. For more information and RSVP, call 860-868-7586.

AREA TOWNS

Brookfield Film Festival: April 8, 7:30 p.m. April 9, 7:30 p.m. April 10, 3 p.m. At Brookfield Senior Center, 100 Pocono Road. $15. For more information and RSVP, call 919-977-3327.

“Wildflowers of the Great Swamp”: April 10, 1 p.m. At Gardiner Theater, Trinity-Pawling School, Route 22, Pawling, N.Y. With Carol Gracie, retired botanist of the New York Botanical Garden, photographer and co-author of several books.

Theater

WASHINGTON

“Seussical, The Musical”: April 8-9, 7 p.m. Shepaug Valley School, South Street. $10 at the door or by calling 860-717-2444.