Arts

Bridgewater

-Art by Heidi Lindy: Runs through Oct. 31. Burnham Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1069.

Kent

-"Metamorphosis" -- art by Suzanne Benton: Runs through Oct. 14. Robin Alexander Ltd., 5 Fulling Lane.

-Artwork by Wolf Kahn: Opening reception, Oct. 17, 5-7 p.m. Runs through Nov. 29. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501.

-"Encounters in the Natural World" -- art by Sally Vagliano Pettus: Runs through Oct. 25. Ober Gallery, 14 Old Barn Road. A portion of sales will benefit Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust. For more information, call 860-927-5030.

-Exhibit of paintings by Scott Bricher: Runs through Oct. 31. Library, 32 North Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

-Art exhibit by Sheila Tintera: Runs through Oct. 18. Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. Hours: Wednesdays-Mondays 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-355-0300.

-"Views of Ladakh" -- photographs by Abby Ripley of New Milford : Runs through Nov. 14. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Roxbury

-Exhibit of collages by Rita Valley of Bridgewater and Peter Wooster of Roxbury: Runs through Oct. 19. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Sherman

-Art by Kelly Mead Demarco: Reception, Oct. 11, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Oct. 31, 2-4 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.

Warren

-"Urban Energy" -- art by Ruth Newquist: Runs through Oct. 17. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

-Hopkins Vineyard 30th anniversary Hopkins family album exhibit: Runs through Oct. 31. Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road. For more information, call 860-868-7954.

Washington

-"The Keepers of History: Scrapbooks and Albums": Runs through Oct. 31. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756.

Health

Kent

-Flu vaccination clinic: Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-noon. Templeton Farm's common room, Swift Lane..

Roxbury

-Yoga classes: Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Oct. 15-Dec. 17. Christ Episcopal Church, Wellers Bridge Road. For more information and fees, call 860-355-3685.

Area towns

-Spirit of Women Wellness Weekend: Oct. 17, noon-5 p.m. Hosted by Danbury Hospital at Danbury Fair Mall, Danbury. Includes health screenings, fashion shows featuring cancer survivors and other activities.

Movies

-Bank Street Theater: 48 Bank St., New Milford. 860-354-2122. $9.50/adult. $7.50/student. $7.50/senior or child. $7.50/matinee before 4:30 p.m. $5/movie on Tuesdays.

Toy Story 1 and 2 in 3D: Friday-Monday 12:30, 4, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday 4, 7:30 p.m.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs in 3D: Friday-Saturday, Monday 11 a.m., 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 p.m. Sunday noon, 2, 6:30, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday 4:30, 6:30, 8:30 p.m.

Couples Retreat: PG-13. Monday 1:30, 4:15, 7:15, 9:25 p.m. Monday 1:30, 4:15, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday 4:15, 7:15 p.m.

-Bantam Cinema: Route 209, Bantam. Call 860-567-0006 or 860-567-1600, or visit www.bantamcinema.com.

Capitalism: A Love Story: R. Friday, Monday-Tuesday, Thursday 7 p.m. Saturday 2, 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Sunday 2, 4:30, 7 p.m.

Bright Star: PG. Friday 7:30 p.m. Saturday 2:30, 5, 7:45 p.m. Sunday 2:30, 5, 7:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Thursday 7:15 p.m. Wednesday 2:15, 7:15 p.m.

-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

New Milford

-Music by Halfway Home: Oct. 16, 7-9 p.m. Bank Street Coffeehouse, Bank Street.

Special Events

Bridgewater

-Roast beef dinner: Oct. 10, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. seatings. Grange, Main Street. $12/adult. $5/child 12 and under.

-Voter registration: Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Town hall, Main Street.

Gaylordsville

-Merwinsville Hotel arts and crafts show: Opening gala, Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m. Show, Oct. 10-12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel, Browns Forge Road. $20 for reception. $1 other days. For more information, call 860-350-4301.

-Poker run: Oct. 18. Registration, 9-11 a.m. Starts at Gaylordsville Market, 1 Riverview Road, and ends in Kent. $20. $10/additional rider. Benefits Benefit Individuals Needing Medical Assistance Foundation (BINA). For more information, call 860-927-7913.

Kent

-Kent Memorial Library events: Oct. 9: Dinner and screening of "Monsters vs. Aliens," 6 p.m. Oct. 10: Portrait demonstration with artist Scott Bricher, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 14: "Financing College: Tips for Tough Economic Times," 7 p.m. Oct. 16: Halloween dance for high schoolers, 8-10 p.m. $5. Oct. 17: reading of excerpts from "The Embers" with Hyatt Bass, 4 p.m. Nov. 5 and Dec. 17: Book discussion, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

-Harvest Fair: Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kent Congregational Church, Route 7 North.

-Green tour: Oct. 18, noon-3 p.m. Hosted by Kent Energy & Environmental Task Force throughout Kent. $10. For more information, call 860-927-3631 or visit www.kentedrive.org.

Marble Dale/New Preston

-Flea market: Oct. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Community House, Church Street. For more information or to be a vendor, call 860-868-2908.

New Milford

-Youth Agency offerings: Oct. 9: Guitar Hero 5 contest for high schoolers, 8 p.m. Oct. 10: support group for children with special needs, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information on programs, call 860-354-0047.

-Program with renowned paranormal expert Lorraine Warren: Oct. 9, 8-9:30 p.m. High school, Route 7. $25. Benefits Animal Welfare Society.

-Senior center events: Oct. 9: Men's breakfast, 9 a.m. Oct. 13: absentee ballot voting and voter registration, 12:15 p.m. Oct. 14: Reading with Children's Center, 10 a.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-6075.

-Fall Festival & Car Show: Oct. 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Harrybrooke Park, Lanesville Road. Shuttle bus transportation will run from Bennett Chevrolet, Route 7, to the park. $5/person 12 and older. Free/person under 12. Car show registration, $10. For more information, call Bill and Tammy Deak at 860-354-3645.

-Spaghetti dinner: Oct. 10, 5-8 p.m. New Milford United Methodist Church, 68 Danbury Road (Route 7). Africa. $10/adult. $8/senior citizen. $4/child 6-12. $25 family maximum.

-Bank Street Festival: Oct. 11, nooo-5 p.m. Bank Street.

-Run for Joe (in memory of the late U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Giuseppe Joe Leto of Gaylordsville): Oct. 11. Registration, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Run, 1:30 p.m. Canterbury School, Aspetuck Avenue. For more information, call Mimi Leto at 860-354-4038.

-M. Joseph Lillis Historical Fall Lecture Series: program about New Milford African Americans who served in Civil War: Oct. 18, 2 p.m. HIstorical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave.

-New Milford Public Library events: Oct. 14: Young Adult Council. Oct. 17: Bella's Ball, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 19-Dec. 21: Stock Market game for beginners, Mondays, 4-5 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

-Fall festival: Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Youth Agency's Sullivan Farm, Route 202.

-Pumpkin Festival: Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Village Green.

-Family farm open house: Oct. 17, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Hosted by Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust at Smyrski Farm, Merryall Road.

-POW/MIA dance: Oct. 17, 8 p.m.-midnight. VFW, Avery Road. $10. For more information, call 860-355-2567.

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

-Meet the Democratic candidates: Oct. 19, 5-8 p.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street.

Roxbury

-Senior center events: Oct. 9: Screening of "National Treasure," 1 p.m. Oct. 14: Art class, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 15: Breast cancer awareness luncheon, 12:30 p.m. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056.

-Open house showcasing more than 150 antique tractors and other equipment: Oct. 17, 2-4 p.m. DD LIving History Farm, 102 Painter Hill Road.

Sherman

-Pampered Chef party: Oct. 10, 2 p.m. Congregational Church, Church Road. For more information, visit www.pamperedchef.biz/bethcooks4u.

-Jewish Community Center events: Oct. 10: "Harmony in Harlem: Benny Carter Memorial Concert," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12: Creatures of the Sea, 11 a.m. Oct. 18: "Yiddish Culture: From Rupture to Renewal in Eastern Europe," 11 a.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and fees, call 860-355-8050.

-Discussion of "The Painted Kiss": Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.

-Naromi Land Trust benefit dinner and auction: Oct. 17, 5:30-10:30 p.m. S&L Farm, Briggs Hill Road. $125. For more information and reservations, call 860-354-0260..

Warren

-Warren Fall Festival: Oct. 10-11, 10 a.m.-dusk. Warren Woods, Brick School Road.

Washington

-Storytelling event: Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

-Celebration of Yuko Murata's residency: Oct. 10, 5-7 p.m. Steep Rock Arts, 9 Potash Hill Road.

-Book sale: Preview party, Oct. 10, 9-10 a.m. Sale, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 11, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road. $15 preview.

-Book-signing with Rich Pomerantz: Oct. 10, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Book Shop, town center.

-Voter registration: Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Town hall.

-Penny auction: Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, Baldwin Hill Road.

-Performance by musical comedy team of Brian Tom O'Connor and Debra Vogel: Oct. 17, 7 p.m. Washington Club Hall. $100. Benefits Our Towns for Sar-e-Pol. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-7110.

and registration info, call 860-868-2310.

Area towns

-Chairish the Arts auction: Oct. 17, 2 p.m. At Mohawk Mountain Ski Lodge, 48 Great Hollow Road, Cornwall. $25/adult who would like wine. $15/adut without wine. Benefits several groups, including the After School Arts Program in Region 12. For more information, call 860-618-0075.

Theater

Kent

-"The Nightwalkers: A Ghost Play": Oct. 17. Doors open 7 p.m. Play, 7:30 p.m. Kent Community House, Route 7 North. Donations accepted to benefit Kent Congregational Church.

Milford

-"Kiss Me, Kate": Friday and Saturday nights through Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Oct. 11 and 18, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Avenue. $28. For more information, call 860-350-6863.

Sherman

-"Gaslight": Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. through Oct. 10. Sherman Playhouse, intersection of Routes 37/39. $20. For more information, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.