Sixth-grade students and their parents from New Milford are eligible to participate Sunday, March 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. in a free Roots and Shoots open house sponsored by the New Milford Youth Agency at the Maxx on Railroad Street.

Participants will learn about volunteer/leadership opportunities to help people, animals and nature. Refreshments will be available.

For more information or to sign up, e-mail, or call 860-354-0047.