Arts Bridgewater \u00e4"A Thousand Words" -- photography by Marc Isolda: Runs during August. Burnham Library, Route 133. For more information, call 860-355-1069. Kent \u00e4Taylor and Moore art exhibit: Runs through Aug. 23. Robin Alexander Ltd., 5 Fulling Lane. \u00e4Exhibit of art by Jonathan Perlowsky: Runs through Aug. 23. Morrison Gallery, Kent Village Barns. \u00e4"Human Nature": Runs through Aug. 16. 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 \u00e4Watercolors by Sharon Farber: Runs through Aug. 22. Library, 24 Main St. For more information, call 860-355-1191. \u00e4"Landscapes: Here and Beyond" -- art by Kathy O'Flinn: Runs through Sept. 2. 30 Bridge Street Building. \u00e4Photographs by Abby Ripley: Runs through Sept. 13. La Piccolina, Main Street. Roxbury \u00e4Art 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 \u00e4Artwork by Edmund Smith: Runs through Aug. 22. White Silo Farm & Winery, 32 Route 37 East. Hours: Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. \u00e4"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 \u00e4Hopkins Vineyard 30th anniversary Hopkins family album exhibit: Runs trough Oct. 31. Hopkins Vineyard, 25 Hopkins Road. For more information, call 860-868-7954. Washington \u00e4"Penguins on Parade" --photos by Hank Meirowitz of New Milford: Through Aug. 31. Reception, Aug. 9, 2-5 p.m. Marty's Cafe, 6 Green Hill. Hours: Monday-Sunday 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. \u00e4Exhibits: "The Provocative Line" runs through Aug. 8. Sculpture by Tony Caretta and Richard Klein: 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. \u00e4"Inner Voices": Runs trough Aug. 29. Gunn Memorial Library, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7586. \u00e4"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. \u00e4"Lillian Bassman: Lingerie Cracks": Runs through Sept. 5. KMR Arts, 2 Titus Road. For more information, call 860-868-7533. \u00e4"Washington Club: A Century in the Community" and "Jerome Titus: The Story of Civil War Soldier from Washington": Runs through Dec. 31. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756. \u00e4"The Keepers of History: Scrapbooks and Albums": Runs through Oct. 31. Gunn Museum, Wykeham Road. For more information, call 860-868-7756. \u00e4"From East to West, Across Our Homelands": Runs through January 2010. Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road. For more information, 860-868-0518. Historical\/Museums Gaylordsville \u00e4Merwinsville Hotel: Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Open through September. Brown's Forge Road. Free. Hotel was built in 1843 and features authentically furnished station waiting room and museum of local memorabilia from early Gaylordsville families. \u00e4The Little Red Schoolhouse: Sundays, 2-5 p.m. August-September. Gaylord Road. Free. Donations accepted. Schoolhouse was built in 1740 and used until 1967. \u00e4Brown's Forge: Sundays, 2-4 p.m., through August. Brown's Forge Road about 1\/4-mile beyond Merwinsville Hotel. Free. Forge was built in 1871 and has original blacksmithing tools. New Milford \u00e4New Milford Historical Society: Open Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays through Oct. 30, 1-4 p.m. New Milford Historical Society, 6 Aspetuck Ave. For more information, call 860-354-3069. Movies \u00e4Bank 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. Julie & Julia: PG-13. Friday-Thursday 11 a.m. 1:30, 4, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Funny People: R. Friday-Wednesday 12:50, 3:40, 6:30, 9:25 p.m. Thursday 3:40, 6:30, 9:25 p.m. G-Force: PG. Friday-Thursday 11:10 a.m., 1, 3, 5, 7, 8:50 p.m. \u00e4Bantam Cinema: Route 209, Bantam. Call 860-567-0006 or 860-567-1600, or visit www.bantamcinema.com. Julia & Julia: PG-13. Friday 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Saturday 3, 5:40, 8:30 p.m. Sunday 4, 6:45 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Thursday 7 p.m. Wednesday 2, 7 p.m. In the Loop: Not rated. Friday 5, 7:30 p.m. Saturday 3:15, 6, 8:50 p.m. Sunday 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Thursday 7:15 p.m. Wednesday 2:15, 7:15 p.m. \u00e4AMC: 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 \u00e4Concerts on the Green: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8: Roger Young's Housatonic Dixieland Band. Aug. 15: Out to Lunch. Bandstand, Village Green. Free. \u00e4Music at S.J. Barrington's: Open mike night: Wednesdays, 9 p.m.-closing. Karaoke: Saturdays, 9:30 p.m.-closing. S.J. Barrington's, 48 Kent Road (Route 7 North). \u00e4"Strictly Ballroom": Second Friday each month, 7:30-10 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church parish hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For experienced dancers. $10. \u00e4Country line dancing: Mondays, 7-9:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For more information, call 860-868-2683. Sherman \u00e4Free children's concert with Sherman Chamber Ensemble: Aug. 8, 2 p.m. Library, Sherman Center. \u00e4Sherman 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. Washington \u00e4Concert with Jerry Gerst Band: Aug. 15, 6 p.m. River Park Pavilion, School Street. \u00e4Music at G.W. Tavern: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, at various times. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633. \u00e4JD Tuckers, live piano music by Hank Milligan: Thursdays 7-10 p.m., Sundays 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 38 Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-9605. Special Events Bridgewater \u00e4Promisek garden open: Open last Sunday of each month through August, noon-4 p.m. At Three Rivers Farm, Skyline Ridge Road. $5. For more information, call 860-354-1788 or visit www.promisek.org. Gaylordsville \u00e4Screening of "Miracle 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. \u00e4"Disregarding the Shame, Reaching Out for the Joy": Aug. 13-14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 8 Oratory Lane. For more information, call 860-355-8294. Kent \u00e4Kent Sidewalk Festival: Through Aug. 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Downtown Kent and vicinity. \u00e4"Upscale Tag Sale and Treasures": Aug. 7, 6-9 p.m. Kent Community House, Route 7. \u00e4Kent Memorial Library events: Aug. 7: diabetes screening, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 8: diabetes screening, noon-2 p.m. Wednesdays through Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.: Rhythm & Rhyme for kids birth to 3. Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761. \u00e4Screenwriting workshop: Aug. 8, 1-3 p.m. Town hall. For more information and sign up, call 860-529-0059. \u00e4Tag sale: Aug. 13-15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Templeton Farm Apartments, Swift Lane. \u00e4Book sale: Fridays and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and holiday Mondays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., through Columbus Day. Kent Memorial Library, Main Street. Marble Dale\/New Preston \u00e4Tag sale and auction: Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. New Preston Congregational Church, Church Street. New Milford \u00e4Free youth summer programs: 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. \u00e4New Milford Public Library events: Aug. 10: Screening of "Viva Cuba," 2 p.m. Third Friday each month: Book discussion group, 1 p.m. Last Wednesday of each month: The Sandwich Club for those worrying about grown children and aging parents, 7 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191. \u00e4Sign 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. \u00e4"Global Warming Update: What the News Media and Your Government Won't Tell You": Aug. 11, 7 p.m. Railroad station, Railroad Street. \u00e4"Planning and Planting a Shade Garden" workshop for adults: Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m. Sullivan Farm, Route 202. To register, call 860-210-2030. \u00e4Rafting adventure: Aug. 15. Hosted by Christian Singles. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-0733. \u00e4Cruizin' the Green: Aug. 16, 2-7 p.m. Village Green. \u00e4Merryall Chapel service: Aug. 16, 4 p.m. Merryall Chapel, Chapel Hill Road. \u00e4Blacksmithing workshop: Aug. 19, 6:30 p.m. Sullivan Farm, Route 202. For ages 12-15. To register, call 860-354-0047. \u00e4Farmers' market: Saturdays Oct. 31, 9 a.m.-noon. Village Green. \u00e4Story times: Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., Saturdays, 2 p.m. Book Nook, Bank Street. Roxbury \u00e4Old-fashioned beef barbecue: Aug. 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Congregational Church, Route 341. $12\/adult. $5\/child aged 5-11. \u00e4Senior center events: Aug. 12: Cooking class, 11 a.m. Tuesdays: Soup's On, noon-1 p.m. Flex Appeal, 10:15 a.m. Balance class, 2 p.m. Wednesdays: Piano lessons, morning. Senior center, South Street. For sign up, call 860-210-0056. Sherman \u00e4Flea market: Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m Holy Trinity Church, Route 37\/39. \u00e4Barn Sale: Barbecue and best of the barn auction, Aug. 14, 5:30-8 p.m. $25\/non-member. $20\/member. $10\/child 5-12. Sale, Aug. 15-16. Sherman Library, Sherman Center. \u00e4Vacation Bible school: Aug. 17-21, 9 a.m.-noon. Sherman Congregational Church, Church Road. For more information, call 860-354-6114. \u00e4"Murder on the High C's" murder mystery: Aug. 15, 7 pm. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and fees, call 860-355-8050. Warren \u00e4Car and truck show: Aug. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Warren Woods, Brick School Road. Hosted by Warren Volunteer Fire Company. $5\/car to enter. Gates open at 9 a.m. $3 general admission. Free\/child 12 and under. Washington \u00e4Gunn Memorial Library events: Aug. 6: Creative floral design program, 6 p.m. Aug. 13: "Art in a Suitcase: Top 10 Picks from a Trip Around the Globe" program about contemporary art, 6:30 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7756. \u00e4Institute for American Indian Studies events: Aug. 8: Green Corn Festival, 11 a.m-3 p.m. Aug. 15: "Root Diggin' Herbalism: Roots and Harvesting," 1-2:30 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. \u00e4Hollister House Garden: Open Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m. in September and 8-10 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. June-August. Garden, 300 Nettleton Hollow Road. $3. For more information, call 860-868-2200. Theater Sherman \u00e4"Salome": Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. through Aug. 15. Sherman Playhouse, intersection of Routes 37\/39. $20. For more information, call 860-354-3622 or visit www.theshermanplayhouse.org. Area towns \u00e4"Music Man": Through Aug. 23. TriArts' Sharon Playhouse, 49 Amenia Road, Sharon. For more information, call 860-364-SHOW.