Arts

Bridgewater

Oil paintings by Ed Little: Runs through July 31. Burnham Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1069.

New Milford

"Two Artists -- Two Ways of Interpreting Nature" -- art by James Coe and Ralph Della-Volpe: Opening reception, July 10, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Aug. 14. Gregory James Gallery, 13 Main St. Open Mondays-Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays and evenings by appointment. For more information, call 860-354-3436.

"Hidden Treasures Reprocessed" --photographs by Camden Fisher: Runs through July 10. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

"Who's Driving: Legendary Stars and Legendary Cars" -- art by Chris Osborne of New Milford: Runs through November. Golden Age of Trucking Museum, 1101 Southford Road, Middlebury. For more information, call 203-577-2181.

Roxbury

Sherman Players old posters exhibit: Opening reception, July 10, 5-7 p.m. Runs through July 31. Library, Sherman Center.

"Images of the Roxbury Land Trust Preserves": Runs through July 26. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Sherman

"The Old Store Celebrates 200 Years": Ongoing. The Old Store & Museum and Gift Shop, Sherman Center. Open Thursdays-Sunday, noon-4 p.m. or whenever flag is out on front porch. For more information, call 860-350-3475.

Washington

Summer Solstice Festival: Runs through July 10. Washington Art Association, Bryan Memorial Plaza. Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, noon-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-868-2878.

Animal portraits by Melody Asbury: Runs through Aug. 7. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

"Life on Lake Waramaug: Past, Present, Future": Runs through Oct. 10. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Movies

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.

Music/Dance

KENT

Free concert with Sherman Chamber Ensemble: July 9, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert: July 9, 8 p.m. St. Andrew's Church, Route 7. For more information and tickets, call 860-868-355-5930 or visit www.shermanchamberensemble.com.

roxbury

"Roxbury Rocks -- Gently, Quietly" concert with Heart and Soul quartet: July 18, 3 p.m. Minor Memorial Library, South Street.

SHERMAN

Free children's concert with Sherman Chamber Ensemble: July 9, 2 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.

Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert: July 10, 8 p.m. Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse, Leach Hollow Road. For more information and tickets, call 860-868-355-5930 or visit www.shermanchamberensemble.com.

Special Events

Gaylordsville

Oratory of the Little Way event: July 17: "Experiencing More Power," 9 a.m-1 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

KVFD cookout and public meeting to talk about ambulance service fees: July 9, 6:30 p.m. KVFD, 28 Maple St.

Kent Memorial Library events: July 16: screening of "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" for students entering grade 5 and older, 7 p.m. Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

"ABC's of Genealogy" beginner's workshop: July 18, 2 p.m. Presented by Kent Historical Society at town hall, Kent Green. For more information and sign up, call 860-927-4587 or e-mail kenthistorical@att.net.

Marble Dale/New Preston

Worship at the Old Stone Church: Sundays, 9:30 a.m. through August. Old Stone Church, New Preston Hill Road.

New Milford

Pizza event with Judge of Probate Marty Landgrebe: July 9, 5:30 p.m. MIlano's, 10 Railroad St. $12. For more information, call Katy Francis at 860-354-7137,

Second Saturday Stars program: July 10, 8-10 p.m. John J. McCarthy Observatory at New Miford High School, Route 7 South.

Thanksgiving in July car, motorcycle and truck show: July 11, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Union Savings Bank parking lot, 100 Park Lane Road (Route 202). $10/vehicle entry. Non-perishable food item or items/patron admission.

Creativity networking workshop featuring : July 11, 2 p.m. Group meets second Sunday of each month, 2 p.m. The Silo, 44 Upland Road. $10. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-0300.

New Milford Public Library events: July 12: screening of "The Wooden Camera," 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

FRIENDS book sale: July 15, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 16, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. New Milford High School, Route 7 South.

Cocktails & Cabaret, benefit for TheatreWorks: July 17. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at home of Ted Hine. Cabaret, 8 p.m. at TheatreWorks. Guests will be taken by limo from the theater to the cocktail party and returned to the theater. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. $50. For more information and tickets, visit www.theatreworks.us or e-mail kabella@theatreworks.us.

Merryall Chapel service: July 18, 4 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road.

Internet safety workshop for parents: July 20, 7-9 p.m. The Maxx, 94 Railroad St. For more information and sign up, call 860354-0047 or e-mail counseling@youthagency.org or aspallino@newmilfordvna.org.

Youth Agency offerings at The Maxx: Thursdays: free breakfasts for NMHS students, 10 a.m.-noon. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information on programs, call 860-354-0047.

Vacation Bible school: Sign up, ongoing. Program, July 26-30, 5:30-8:30 p.m. United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). For more information and sign up, call 860-354-4596.

Roxbury

Pickin' & Fiddlin' Contest: July 10, 3:30 p.m. until end. Rain date, July 11, noon. Hurlbut Park, 18 Apple Lane. $10/adult. Free/child under 10.

Sundaes on Saturday: Saturdays, 6:30-9 p.m. through August. Roxbury Congregational Church, 24. Church St. $2/sundae.

Sherman

Appalachian Craft Fair: July 9, noon-8 p.m. July 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Holy Trinity Parish, Route 37 Center.

Falconry/birds of prey program and Naromi Land Trust meeting: July 9. Bird flyover, 6:30 p.m. Program, 7 p.m. Meeting, 8 p.m. Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse, intersection of Leach Hollow Road and Route 37 South.

Campus safety and financial independence workshop: July 12, 7-9 p.m. Jewish Community Center in Sherman, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-8050.

Washington

Green Fair: July 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. On the Green at First Congregational Church.

Book signing with Wendy Burden: July 10, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Book Shop, Washington Depot. Author of "Dead End Gene Pool."

Institute for American Indian Studies events: July 10: "Dreamweaver" dream catcher making workshop, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. July 17: "Native American Communities & Culture in Northwest Connecticut," 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Through Aug. 27: summer camp. Call for details. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

Annual Pilobolus ball: July 10, 6 p.m. preview. 7 p.m. general ball. On lawn of Quatre Vents. $250 for preview. $$175 for general admission. For more information and tickets, call Kris MacDonald at 860-868-0538, extension 15.

Gunn Memorial Library events: July 13: All Things Fishy, 6:30 p.m. July 20: under the sea craft, 6:30 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information about adult programs, call 860-868-2310. For more information and registration for kids' programs, call 860-868-2310.

Area towns

Garden party to benefit VNA Northwest's Hospice Program: July 17, 3:30-6:30 p.m. At gardens at 10 Litchfield Road, Harwinton. $25. For more information, call 860-567-6000.

Theater

New Milford

Auditions for "Exit the King": July 20-21, 7 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. Two men aged 20-70 and three women aged 20-60 sought. Parking available behind Catherine E. Lillis building, East Street. For more information, call 860-350-6863.

Sherman

"The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie": July 9: spritzer for opening night, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. July 9-31. July 18 and 25, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, intersection of Routes 37/39. $20/adult. $10/student with valid id. For more information, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.

Area towns

"Once on This Island": Thursdays-Saturdays July 9-31, 8 p.m. July 18 and 25, 2 p.m. Brookfield Theatre for the Arts, Route 25, Brookfield. $15-20. For more information and tickets, call 203-775-0023.