The Children's Center of New Milford will hold a gala dinner and auction March 28 to celebrate its 44 years of service to the community.

The event will be held in the parish hall at St. John's Episcopal Church, where the center's founder, Barbara Hamlin, began the center in 1971.

The Community Culinary School of Northwest Connecticut will provide the food.

For more information, call the center at 860-354-1883.