Arts

Bridgewater

-Paintings by Joan Stracks: Runs through September. Burnham Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1069.

Kent

-Artwork by Cleve Gray: Runs through Oct. 4. Morrison Gallery, 8 Old Barn Road. For more information, call 860-927-4501 or visit www.themorrisongallery.com.

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

-Exhibit of paintings by Scott Bricher: Reception, Sept. 12, 3-5 p.m. Runs through Oct. 31. Library, 32 North Main St. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

-"Leaves of Autumn" -- art by James Napolean of Kent: Runs through Sept. 30. Reception, Sept. 12. The Mocha Cafe, 4 Glen Road, Sandy Hook.

-"Going Places": Runs through Sept. 27. Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery, 10 North Main St. Hours: Saturdays-Sundays 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, call 860-927-3129.

New Milford

-"Chaotic Symmetry": Opening reception, Sept. 12, 7-9 p.m. Also open Sept. 13, 1-5 p.m. Presented by Village Center for the Arts at St. John's Episcopal Church parish hall, Whittlesey Avenue.

-Art exhibit by Sheila Tintera: Opening reception, Sept. 12, 4 p.m. 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.

-Photographs by Abby Ripley: Runs through Sept. 13. La Piccolina, Main Street.

Roxbury

-Exhibit of collages by Rita Valley of Bridgewater and Peter Wooster of Roxbury: Opening reception, Sept. 12, 2-4 p.m. Runs through Oct. 19. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Sherman

-"Wine, Women and Art IV" multimedia exhibit: Runs through Sept. 13. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. Hours: Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Warren

-"Urban Energy" -- art by Ruth Newquist: Opening reception, Sept. 5, noon-2 p.m. Runs through Oct. 17. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

-"Lillian Bassman: Lingerie Cracks": Runs through Sept. 5. KMR Arts, 2 Titus Road. For more information, call 860-868-7533.

Washington

-"Shifting Sets" -- art by Wilfredo Ortega: Runs through Sept. 27. 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.

Area towns

-Open house celebrating new location: Sept. 12, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fine Line Art Gallery, 319 Main St. South, Woodbury. For more information, call 203-266-0110.

Health

New Milford

-Hospital offerings: Sept. 8, 10, 15, 17: Freshstart smoking cessation program, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10: "Wake Up to Solutions for Better Sleep," 6:45 p.m. Sept. 14: Pre-diabetes awareness class, 9-10:30 a.m. Hospital, 21 Elm St. For more information and sign up, call (800) 350-1595.

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.

The Final Destination 3D: R. Friday, Tuesday-Thursday 4, 7, 9 p.m. Saturday 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15, 9:15 p.m. Sunday-Monday 11:15 a.m. 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15, 9:15 p.m.

Inglourious Basterds: R. Friday, Tuesday-Thursday 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 p.m. Saturday-Monday 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 p.m.

All About Steve: PG-13. Friday, Tuesday-Thursday 4:15, 6:40, 8:50 p.m. Saturday-Monday 11 a.m. 1;05, 3:10, 5:20, 7:25, 9:35 p.m.

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

Julie & Julia: PG-13. Friday 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Saturday 2:15, 5, 7:45 p.m. Sunday 1:15, 4, 6:45 p.m. Monday 1;15, 4, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday 7 p.m. Wednesday 2, 7 p.m.

Taking Woodstock: R. Friday 4:45, 7:30 p.m. Saturday 2:45, 5:30, 8:15 p.m. Sunday 1:45, 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Monday 1:45, 4:30, 7:15 p.m. 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

Kent

-Kent Singers auditions: Sept.. 9 and 16, 7-9 p.m. Kent Center School, Judd Avenue. For more information, call 860-354-2156.

-Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert: Sept. 4, 8 p.m. St. Andrew's Church, Main Street. $25/adult. $20/senior and student. For more information, visit www.shermanchamberensemble.org.

-Free Sherman Chamber Ensemble bluegrass jamboree: Sept. 6, 1 p.m. Village Barn Shops.

Sherman

-Sherman Chamber Ensemble concert: Sept. 5, 8 p.m. Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse, Route 37 and Leach Hollow. $25/adult. $20/senior and student. For more information, visit www.shermanchamberensemble.org.

-Free Sherman Chamber Ensemble bluegrass jamboree: Sept. 5, 2 p.m. Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse, Route 37 and Leach Hollow.

Special Events

Bridgewater

-Beer and wine tasting: Sept. 12, 5:30-8 p.m. Firehouse, Route 133. $25. For more information, call 860-354-6106.

Gaylordsville

-Poker run: Sept. 13, registration, 9-11 a.m. Firehouse, Route 7. For more information, visit www.gvfd.com.

-"Sing the Almighty Power of God" workshop: Sept. 19, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.. Oratory of the Little Way, 9 Oratory Way. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.

Kent

-Kent Memorial Library events: Sept. 10, Oct. 8, 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.

Marble Dale/New Preston

-Book signing with Florence de Dampierre, author of "French Chic": Sept. 5, 2-4 p.m. J. Seitz & Co., 9 East Shore Road.

-Bag sale: Through Sept. 5. VNA Northwest, Inc. Thrift Shop, 233B Litchfield Turnpike (Route 202).

New Milford

-AARP meetings: Board meeting: Sept. 8, 2 p.m. Senior center, 40 Main St. Regular meeting: Sept. 9, noon. The Maxx, Railroad Street.

-"A Taste of New Milford": Sept. 9, 5-7:30 p.m. Village Green. $10/person. $20/family.

-9/11 memorial ceremony: Sept. 11, 8:48 a.m. 9/11memorial site, Patriots Way.

-Underground Railroad walking tour: Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet at bandstand on Village Green.

-Family fun day at Harris Hill Farm: Sept. 12. Hayrides, games and farm equipment display, 2-5 p.m. Farm picnic, 5-6 p.m. Square dance, 6-8 p.m. Tickets to square dance: $10/adult, $5/child 5-14. For more information and tickets, call 860-355-3500.

-News Drive for 75 car and motorcycle show: Sept. 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Southworth's Automotive, Route 7.

-New Milford Public Library events: Sept. 12: Crossword puzzle tournament, 1 p.m. Sept. 14: Screening of "Dirty, Pretty Things," 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

-Candlewood Valley Corvette Club show: Sept. 13, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Bennett Automotive, Route 7 South.

Roxbury

-Senior center events: Sept. 10: Cooking class, 2 p.m. Tuesdays: Soup's On, noon-1 p.m. Flex Appeal, 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays: Piano lessons, morning. Balance class, 2:30 p.m. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056.

-Tag sale: Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Roxbury Congregational Church, Route 317.

-Homecoming Sunday: Sept. 13, 10:30 a.m. service followed by picnic. Roxbury Congregational Church, Route 317.

Sherman

-Jewish Community Center event: Sept. 13: "College & Private School Applications: Writing to Impress Admissions," 1-3 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and fees, call 860-355-8050.

-Divorce care meetings: Sept. 8, 7-9 p.m. Runs for 13 weeks. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road. For more information, call 860-354-6114.

-Adult discussion of "The Forever War": Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. For more information, call 860-354-2455.

Warren

-Roast beef dinner: Sept. 12, 4:30-7 p.m. Warren Congregational Church, Sackett Hill Road. $12/adult. $5/child 12 and younger.

Washington

-Tag sale, silent auction and bake sale: Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Salem Covenant Church, 96 Baldwin Hill Road.

-Car-b-que: Sept. 13, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Washington River Walk Pavilion, off Route 47. $10/per car with passengers. $5/general admission. Free/child 10 and under.

-Institute for American Indian Studies event: Sept. 13: Artifact identification day, 1-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

-Scrapbooking workshop: Sept. 15,3 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7756.