Arts

Bridgewater

ä"A Thousand Words" -- photography by Marc Isolda: Runs during August. Burnham Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1069.

Kent

äTaylor and Moore art exhibit: Runs through Aug. 23. Robin Alexander Ltd., 5 Fulling Lane.

äExhibit of art by Jonathan Perlowsky: Runs through Aug. 23. Morrison Gallery, Kent Village Barns.

New Milford

äWatercolors by Sharon Farber: Runs through Aug. 22. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191.

ä"Landscapes: Here and Beyond" -- art by Kathy O'Flinn: Runs through Sept. 2. 30 Bridge Street Building.

Roxbury

äArt by Nancy Lasar and Inga-Britta Mills: Runs through Sept. 9. Minor Memorial Library, 23 South St. For more information, call 860-350-2181.

Sherman

äArtwork by Edmund Smith: Runs through Aug. 22. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. Hours: Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

ä"Focus 2009: Why Is Our Town Named Sherman?" -- exhibit celebrating Roger Sherman: Runs through Oct. 4. Historical society, Sherman Center. Hours: Thursdays-Sundays noon-4 p.m. For more information, call 860-354-3083.

Warren

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

Washington

ä"Penguins on Parade" --photos by Hank Meirowitz of New Milford: Aug. 4-31. Reception, Aug. 9, 2-5 p.m. Marty's Cafe, 6 Green Hill. Hours: Monday-Sunday 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

äExhibits: "The Provocative Line" runs through Aug. 8. Sculpture by Tony Caretta and Richard Klein: Opening reception, July 25, 6-8 p.m. Runs through Aug. 23. 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.

ä"Inner Voices": Runs trough Aug. 29. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586.

ä"Observe the Living Traditions of Indian New England: Village Interpreter Program": Runs through August. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, 860-868-0518.

Health

New Milford

äCommunity CPR class: Aug. 5, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Hospital, 21 Elm St. For more information, call 860-210-5010.

Movies

äBank 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.

Funny People: R. Friday-Thursday 12:45, 3:45, 6:40, 9:35 p.m.

G-Force: PG. Friday-Thursday 11:10 a.m., 1, 3, 5, 7, 8:55 p.m.

Harry Potter: Half-Blood Prince: PG. Friday-Thursday 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:25 p.m.

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

äAMC: 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

äLitchfield Jazz Festival: Gala, July 31. Morrison Gallery. Festival, Aug. 1-2. Kent School, Route 341. For more information and a schedule, visit www.litchfieldjazzfest.com.

New Milford

äConcerts on the Green: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1: Dr. Ya Ya's Gumbo Party Band. Aug. 8: Roger Young's Housatonic Dixieland Band. Bandstand, Village Green. Free.

Sherman

äSherman Chamber Ensemble concert: Aug. 8, 2 p.m. Library, Sherman Center.

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

Special Events

Gaylordsville

äScreening of "Miralce Run": Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. Gaylordsville United Methodist Church, Route 7. Donations to benefit Autism speaks. For more information, call MIckey Titus at 860-355-0243.

Kent

äKent Sidewalk Festival: Aug. 6-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Kent and vicinity.

ä"Upscale Tag Sale and Treasures": Aug. 7, 6-9 p.m. Kent Community House, Route 7.

äKent Memorial Library events: Aug. 1: Sale and book-signing of "The Art and Craft of Screenwriting: Fundamentals, Methods and Advice from Insiders" with Shelly Frome, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 1: diabetes screening, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 8: diabetes screening, noon-2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

äScreenwriting workshop: Aug. 8, 1-3 p.m. Town hall. For more information and sign up, call 860-529-0059.

Marble Dale/New Preston

äTag sale and auction: Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. New Preston Congregational Church, Church Street.

New Milford

äNew Milford Public Library events: July 31: End of for women only favorite book contest. Aug. 4: Program about the lot to kidnap Abraham Lincoln, 6 p.m. Aug. 5: Discussion of "The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution," 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10: Screening of "Viva Cuba," 2 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

äFamily fun day: Aug. 1. BMX bike racing and inspections, 10 a.m.-noon. Horseshoe tournament, 12:30 p.m. VFW, Avery Road. For more information, call 860-354-7995.

äThanksgiving in July car cruise: Aug. 1, 3-7 p.m. Had been scheduled for July 26. The First National Bank of Litchfield, Route 202.

äPoker run: Aug. 2. Sign up, 8:30-10:30 a.m. VFW, Avery Road. Prizes. For more information, call 860-354-7995.

äMerryall Center for the Arts annual meeting: Aug. 2, 6 p.m. At the center, Chapel Hill Road. For more information, call 860-354-7264.

äFree youth summer programs: Aug. 4 and 6: nature photography/hiking, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 5: girls' book club, 2:30 p.m., and trail cleanup, 2 p.m. Aug. 7: high school girls' hike, 2:30 p.m. Thursdays: breakfast, 10 a.m.-noon. For more information, call the Youth Agency at 860-354-0047.

äSign up for Camp Jonathan: Ongoing. Camp, Aug. 10-14. Meets at St. John's Episcopal Church, Whittlesey Avenue. For more information about the bereavement camp for kids, call 860-354-2216.

Roxbury

äOld-fashioned beef barbecue: Aug. 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Congregational Church, Route 341. $12/adult. $5/child aged 5-11.

Sherman

äSherman Art Show: Opening reception, July 31, 5-7 p.m. Show, Aug. 1-2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. At Jewish Community Center, 9 Route 39 South.

äFlea market: Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m Holy Trinity Church, Route 37/39.

Washington

äReading and book-signing with Hyatt Bass: Aug. 1, 2 p.m. Hickory Stick Bookshop, Washington Depot.

äASAP summer camp: Aug. 3-14. Washington Montessori School, Route 202. For more information, visit www.afterschoolartsprogram.org.

äGunn Memorial Library events: Aug. 6: Creative floral design program, 6 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7756.

äInstitute for American Indian Studies events: Aug. 8: Green Corn Festival, 11 a.m-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through Aug. 30: Village Interpreter Program, noon-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

Theater

New Milford

ä"Doubt": Friday and Saturday nights through Aug. 1, 8 p.m. TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Avenue. $20. For more information, call 860-350-6863.

Sherman

ä"Salome": Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. through Aug. 15 Aug. 2, 2 p.m. Sherman Playhouse, intersection of Routes 37/39. $20. For more information, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org.

Area towns

ä"Dear Edwina" workshop and performance for young people: Aug. 3-9. Brookfield Theatre for the Arts, Route 25, Brookfield. For more information, call 203-775-0023.

ä"Music Man": Aug. 6-23. TriArts' Sharon Playhouse, 49 Amenia Road, Sharon. For more information, call 860-364-SHOW.