Photographs by Anthony Ungaro of New Milford: Aug. 1-31. Burnham Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1069.


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. For more information, call 860-927-3989.


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


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.

-Dinner for Schmucks: PG-13. Friday-Thursday 11:30 a.m. 1:50, 4:10, 7, 9:25 p.m.

-Salt: PG-13. Friday 11:20 a.m. 1:40, 4, 7:15, 9:45 p.m. Saturday 1:40, 4, 7:15, 9:45 p.m. Sunday-Thursday 11:20 a.m. 1:40, 4, 7:15, 9:45 p.m.

-Ramona & Beezus: G. Friday 11 a.m. 1:10, 3:20, 5:30 p.m. Saturday 1:10, 3:20, 5:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m. 1:10, 3:20, 5:30 p.m.

-Despicable Me in 3D: PG. FridayThursday 7:40, 9:40 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.



15th annual Litchfield Jazz Festival: Aug. 6-8. On grounds of Kent School, Route 341. $29/adult. Free/child under 12 with adult lawn seating. For more information, visit or call 860-361-6285.

New Milford

Music by The Kerry Boys: Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m. Part of Edwin Kinkade Concerts on the Green. Village Green.


Music by Albert Rivera Quintet and members of Litchfield Jazz Festival: Aug. 7, 6 p.m. Hurlbut Park, Apple Lane.

Special Events


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

Vacation Bible school: Aug. 2-6, 9 a.m.-noon. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, 687 Kent Road (Route 7). $5/child. $10 family maximum with two or more kids. For more information and signup, call 860-355-0553.

"The Mice of Merwinsville" play: Aug. 7, 6:30 p.m. Merwinsville Hotel, Brown's Forge Road.

"More Use of Gifts" workshop: Aug. 7," 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information and signup, call 860-354-8294.


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.

Sidewalk Festival: Through 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.

A Patagonian Evening: Aug. 1, 6-9 p.m. Kent Community House, Route 7 North. Includes screening of documentary and "The Path of the Condor" and tastings of Argentine empanadas and wine. $30. Benefits a rural school in remote area of Cholila, Patagonia. For more information and tickets, e-mail Ana at

Marble Dale/New Preston

Tag sale and auction: Aug. 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. New Preston Congregational Church, Church Street. Live auction, 10:30 a.m.

New Milford

Strike Against Poverty bowling night fundraiser: July 30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Lore's Lanes, Lore's Plaza, Route 7. $25/adult. $20/senior.

Tag sale to benefit historical society: 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.

The Maxx open house for parents and teens: July 31, 6-11 p.m. The Maxx, Railroad Street.

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.

Creativity workshop: "The `Don't Know' of Creativity" with artist and educator Fran Patnaude: Aug. 8, 2 p.m. Group meets monthly. The Silo, 44 Upland Road. $10. For more information and sign up, call 860-355-0300.

Screening of "Il Postino": Aug. 9, 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

Camp Jonathan: bereavement camp for children: Aug. 9-13. Hosted by New Milford VNA Hospice at St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-2216.


"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.

Beef barbecue: Aug. 7, 5:30-7 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, Church Road. $12/adult. $5/child 5-11. For more information and reservations, call 860-355-1978.

PowerPoint program of Shawn Childs' travels around the world: Aug. 8, 3 p.m. Minor Memorial Library, South Street

Senior center events: Aug. 3 and 10: cooking demonstrations and classes, 2 p.m. Aug. 4: talent show by library's youth summer program, 11 a.m. Aug. 6: art class, 1 p.m. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056.


Sherman Art Show: Reception, July 31, 5-7 p.m. Show, July 31-Aug. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South.

Senior center events: 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.

Connecticut Clay Artist show and sale: Reception, Aug. 6, 5-7 p.m. Sale: Aug. 7-8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South.

Book and barn sale: Kickoff barbecue and auction: Aug. 6, 5:30-8 p.m. $25/member. $30/non-member. $10/child 12 and under. Sale: Aug. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sherman Library, Sherman Center.


Chicken barbecue: Aug. 6, 4:30-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $10.


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.

Gunn Memorial Library events: Aug. 3: racing sailboats workshop, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10: "Go Hawaiian" beach party, 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.

Institute for American Indian Studies events: Aug. 7: annual green corn festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 7-8: Indian market. Aug. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 8, noon-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

Area towns

50th birthday bash for Bryce Rafferty, who suffers from a spinal cord injury: July 31, 5-9 p.m. Hosted by Brookfield High School, Class of 1978, at Brookfield Town Hall. For more information, e-mail

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


New Milford

Stage 2 production of "Rent": Aug. 6, 8 p.m. Aug. 7, 2 and 8 p.m. Aug. 8, 2 p.m. TheatreWorks, 4 Brookside Ave. $15. For more information, call 860-350-6863 or visit


"The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie": Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. through July 31. Sherman Playhouse, intersection of Routes 37/39. $20/adult. $10/student with valid id. For more information, call 860-354-3622 or visit

Area towns

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