Danbury Library will show "Wilby Wonderful" as part of its independent and foreign film series on Feb. 5 from 2 to 4 p.m.

The film, an Atlantic Film Festival winner, chronicles the scandal that hits the small community of Wilby Island. Refreshments and discussion will follow the film. On March 5, the library will be showing "Witnesses," a Croatian film, at 2 p.m. Registration is not required. Funding is provided by the Friends of the Danbury Library and the showings are free. The Danbury Library is located at 170 Main St. For information, contact
Sue Horton at (203) 797-4533.


The Danbury Music Centre will present a concert for young people and their families at the Ives Concert Hall on Feb. 5. The Danbury Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert called "Once
Upon A Time ," a compilation of music and stories including Harry Potter , the legend of John Henry , "West Side Story," Carmen and William Tell. New Milford High School junior Jessica Nelson will perform a movement from the Concerto for Flute and Orchestra by Mozart. There will be audience participation and two students will be selected to conduct the Danbury Symphony Orchestra in Sousa's "
Stars and Stripes ." The free, hour-long concert will begin at 3 p.m.; doors will open at 2:20 p.m. For information, call the Danbury Music Centre at (203) 748-1716.

The Danbury Library Junior Services Department will celebrate Black History Month with stories and a craft for children in grades 3 through 5 on Feb. 7 from 4 to 5 p.m. The popular story, "Follow the Drinking Gourd" will be read, followed by discussion about the underground railroad,
Rosa Parks , and the Civil Rights. Children will be invited to discuss the stories and following the discussion, each child will make a Unity Wreath. The program is free. Registration is required by calling (203) 797-4528 or by registering at the Junior Services Desk in the library.

The FRIENDS of the Danbury Library will hold a romance book sale on Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the main floor of the library. Hard cover and paper back books by noted romance authors such as Steele, Brown, Avery and Palmer will be available, along with a variety of children's books, videos and music CDs. Prices will range from 50 cents to $5. For information, call (203) 796-8061.


The Jack Knapp Sr. Memorial Danbury Moose Dip for Charity is set for Feb. 25. Last year's Moose Dip for Charity raised more $17,000 when 21 dippers braved the 33-degree waters of Lake Kenosia. Danbury Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1373 is looking to top the results of last year. The dip is open to those 18 and older; donation forms are available at the Moose Lodge at 75 Boulevard Drive. Participants are responsible for the money they raise from sponsors, and all donations must be presented at registration. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and the dipping will begin at 1 p.m. The charity is held in honor of Jack Knapp Sr., who died last year and was an instrumental part of designing the dip. Donations can be made without getting wet by directly contacting the lodge. Visit www.danburydip.org or call (203) 792-9106.

There will be a free seminar on how to buy a home Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ethan Allen Inn on Lake Avenue Extension.

The seminar is free and open to all those interested in buying a home, although seating is limited to the first 100 who register. Registration is required to attend; visit www.oxfordhomemortgage.com to fill out the form.

A flat-screen television will be given away at the event.

For more information, contact Kevin Gallagher (203) 791 1773, ext. 23.