Arts

Bridgewater

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

Kent

Presidents' art show and sale: Opening reception, July 30, 5-7 p.m. Awards reception, July 31 3 p.m. Runs through Sept. 6. Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 860-927-3989.

Roxbury

Photography exhibit by Kaitlin Clark and Silvia Marinari: Opening reception, July 31, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Sept. 4. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Sherman

Sherman Players old posters exhibit: Runs through July 31. Library, Sherman Center.

"My Travels: Vegetables and Villages" --art by Susn Gold Purdy: Reception, Aug. 7, 2-4 p.m. Runs Aug. 2-31. Marty's Cafe, 6 Green HIil Road.

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.

-Ramona & Beezus: G. Friday 11:45 a.m. 2:15, 4:30, 6:40, 8:50 p.m. Saturday 11:45 a.m. 2:15, 4:15, 6:40 p.m. Sunday-Thursday 11:45 a.m. 2:15, 4:30, 6:40, 8:50 p.m.

-Salt: PG-13. Friday-Thursday 11 a.m. 1:10, 3:15, 5:20, 7:35, 9:45 p.m.

-Despicable Me in 3D: PG. Friday 11:30 a.m. 1:45, 3:45,5:40, 7:30, 9:30 p.m. Saturday 11:30 a.m. 1:45, 3:45, 5:40, 9:30 p.m. Sunday 1:45, 3:45, 5:40, 7:30, 9:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday 11:30 a.m. 1:45, 3:45, 5:40, 7:30, 9:30 p.m. Thursday 1:45, 3:45, 5:40, 7:30, 9:30 p.m.

-Inception: PG-13. Friday-Thursday 1, 3:50, 6:45, 9:35 p.m.

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

Bridgewater

Music by The Ken Nigro Band: July 24, 6 p.m. Bridgewater Pavilion, Sarah Sanford Road.

roxbury

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

Special Events

Bridgewater

Senior center event: July 28: barbecue, noon. $6. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

Gaylordsville

Outdoor screening of "Up": July 24, 8 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel, Brown's Forge Road.

Fireman's muster: Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Fireman's Field, Route 7. $5/adult. Free/child 12 and under.

Kent

Sidewalk Festival: July 29-Aug. 1 in and around downtown Kent.

Tag sale: Early birds: July 30, 8:30-10 a.m. $5. Sale: July 30-31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Andrew's Church, Main Street.

Upscale tag sale: Preview party: July 30, 6-9 p.m. $10. Sale: July 30, 6-9 p.m. July 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Golden Falcon lot next to Kent Wine & Spirits, Route 341. Benefits Kent Center School Scholarship Fund.

Babysitting workshop for children 12 and older: Aug. 1, noon. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

New Milford

Youth Agency offerings at The Maxx: July 23: concert with middle school band The Pampalibros, $8. July 31: open house for parents and teens, 6-11 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street. For more information on programs, call 860-354-0047.

Discussion of Middle East, other hot spots and UN's role with Francis G. Okelo: July 24, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $20/adult. $10/student. For more information and tickets, call 860-354-7264.

Screening of "A Dance with Grace": July 25, noon. Bank Street Theater, Bank Street. $10.

Screening of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo": July 28, 5:30 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Tag sale to benefit historical society: July 29: gala preview, 5-8 p.m. $10/member. $15/non-member. Sale: July 30-31, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Historical society, 6 Aspetuck Ave.

Village Fair Days: July 30-31, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Village Green.

Tag sale & craft fair: Tag sale to benefit A. Russell Ayre Scholarship Fund: July 30, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. July 31, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Craft fair: July 30, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. First Congregational Church, 36 Main St.

Christian Singles Connect golf outing: July 31, 7 p.m. Meet at GolfQuest, 1 Sand Cut Road, Brookfield. For more information and sign up, call Joeir at 203-731-7069.

New Milford High School Class of 1985 reunion: July 31, 7 p.m.-midnight. Danbury Plaza Hotel, 18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury. $75/person. For more information, call 877-600-6694.

New Milford High School Class of 1990 reunion: July 31, 7- 11 p.m. Candlewood Valley Country Club, 411 Danbury Road (Route 7 South). $75/person. For more information, call 877-600-6694.

Vacation Bible school: Aug. 2-6, 9 a.m.-noon. Bible Baptist Church, 126 Kent Road (Route 7 North). For more information and signup, call 860-354-0733.

Studio D summer classes: Classes start Aug. 2. Studio D, 27 Main St., Suite D. For more information and sign up, call 860-350-2900.

Roxbury

Senior center event: July 28: Roxbury Seniors luncheon, 12:30 p.m. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056.

"How to Garden Wiser as You Grow Older": Aug. 1, 3 p.m. Library, South Street. With author/gardener Sydney Eddison and illustrator Kimberly Day Proctor. $15. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

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

Sherman

Jewish Community Center events: July 24: Benny Carter memorial concert: "A Musical Genealogy of Jazz & Klezmer," 7 p.m. reception and 8 p.m. concert. Ongoing: yoga and gentle yoga, call for dates and times. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and fees, call 860-355-8050.

Flea market: July 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Holy Trinity Parish, Sherman Center.

Sherman Art Show: July 30-Aug. 1, times to be announced. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South.

Senior center events: July 26, Aug. 2: Berkshire Camp. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: Walking group, 9 a.m., at Sherman track. Senior center, old town hall, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2414.

Washington

Institute for American Indian Studies events: July 24: "Take a Walk on the Wild Side," 12:30-3:30 p.m. Through Aug. 27: summer camp. Call for details. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

Tag sale: July 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Washington Congregational Church on the Green.

Book signing and discussion of "Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic" with author Dave Howard: July 25, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Green Hill Road.

Reception to meet Southbury Judge of Probate Thomas M. Sutnik: July 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. American Legion Hall, Bryan Hall Plaza.

Gunn Memorial Library events: July 27: family game night, 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.

Gunn Memorial Library annual meeting: July 29, 5 p.m. Library, Wykeham Road.

Tea for Two Hundred gala: July 31, 4-7 p.m. At private home in Washington. Benefits WAA and Interfaith AIDS Ministry of Greater Danbury. $50. FOr more information, call WAA at 860-868-3447.

Area towns

Southern New York Racing Association (SNYRA) reunion: July 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. O'Neill Center, Western Connecticut State University Westside campus off Lake Avenue.

Northwest Connecticut Chapter ACLU meeting: Aug. 3, 7:15-8:30 p.m. Litchfield Inn, 432 Bantam Road, Litchfield.