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


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.

ä"Going Places": Opening reception, Aug. 22, 4-6 p.m. 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

äArtwork by members of the Housatonic Art League: Aug. 24-Oct. 3. 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.

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


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.


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"Wine, Women and Art IV" multimedia exhibit: Opening reception, Aug. 30, 2-5 p.m. Runs through Sept. 13. 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.


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


äSculpture 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.

ä"Inner Voices": Runs through 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.

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

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



äMerwinsville Hotel: Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Open through September. Brown's Forge Road. Free.

äThe Little Red Schoolhouse: Sundays, 2-5 p.m. August-September. Gaylord Road. Free.

äBrown's Forge: Sundays, 2-4 p.m., July-August. Brown's Forge Road about 1/4-mile beyond Merwinsville Hotel. Free.

New Milford

äNew 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.


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.

Inglorious Basterds: R. Friday-Tuesday 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 p.m.

Shorts: PG. Friday-Tuesday 11 a.m., 1, 3, 5, 7, 8:55 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday 3:45, 5:35, 7:30, 9:25 p.m.

Julie & Julia: PG-13. Friday 4:15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Saturday 1:30, 4:15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday 11 a.m., 1:30, 4:15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday 4:15, 6:45, 9:15 p.m.

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

Julie & Julia: PG-13. Friday 5, 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 3:15, 6:15, 8:50 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Thursday 7:15 p.m. Wednesday 2:15, 7:15 p.m.

The Hurt Locker: R. Friday 4:30, 7:15 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 3, 5:45, 8:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Thursday 7 p.m. Wednesday 2, 7 p.m.

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.



äMusic by Monthei Brothers: Aug. 29, 6 p.m. Bridgewater Pavilion, Sarah Sanford Road.

New Milford

äConcert with the Bearcats: Aug. 23, 8 p.m. Merryall Center for the Arts, Chapel Hill Road. $20. For more information, call 860-354-7264. äMusic with Halfway Home: Aug. 28, 8 p.m. Bank Street Coffee House, Bank Street.

äConcert with Woods Tea Company: Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m. Village Green. Free.

äMusic 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).

ä"Strictly Ballroom": Second Friday each month, 7:30-10 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church parish hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For experienced dancers. $10.

äCountry line dancing: Mondays, 7-9:30 p.m. St. John's Episcopal Church hall, Whittlesey Avenue. For more information, call 860-868-2683.


äMusic at G.W. Tavern: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, at various times. G.W. Tavern, Bee Brook Road. For more information, call 860-868-6633.

äJD 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.

Area towns

ä"The Not Suitable for Children Concert: The Songs of Joe Iconis":Aug. 22, 8 p.m. Brookfield Theatre for the Arts, Route 25, Brookfield. $20. For more information and tickets, visit

Special Events


äBridgewater Country Fair: Aug. 21, 4-11 p.m. Aug. 22, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 23, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Bridgewater fairgrounds, Route 133. $8/adult. $5/senior citizen Aug. 22-23. Free/child under 12.

äSenior center event: Aug. 26: Lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $5. Senior center, 132 Hut Hill Road. For more information, call 860-355-3090.

äRegistration and/or enrollment for electors entitled to vote in Sept. 15 Demoractic primary: Sept. 1, 5-7 p.m. Second floor, town hall.


äSongwriting and music workshop: Aug. 21-22, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oratory of the Little Way, 9 Oratory Way. For more information and sign up, call 860-354-8294.


äKent Fireman's Fair: Aug. 27, 6- 11 p.m. Aug. 28, 6-11 p.m. Aug. 29, 5-11 p.m. Fireman's field, Route 7. Aug. 27, $5, plus free admission Aug. 28-29. Aug. 28, $4, plus free admission Aug. 29. Aug. 29, $3.

äKent Memorial Library events: Thursdays: Lunch Bunch for all ages, 12:15 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information, call 860-927-3761.

äBook 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.

New Milford

äFree youth summer programs: Aug. 21: 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.

äNew Milford Public Library events: Aug. 25: "Sharpen Your Interviewing Skills," 6 p.m. Aug. 26: Screening of "Duplicity," 6 p.m. Third Friday each month: Book discussion group, 1 p.m. Library, Main Street. For more information and registration, call 860-355-1191.

äLittle People Nursery School open house: Aug. 28, 10-11:30 a.m. Little People, 47 Old Park Lane Road. For more information, call 860-355-1837.

äProgram with artist Kita Macon, artist-in-resident at the farm: Aug. 30, 2 p.m. Hunt Hill Farm, Upland Road. For more information, call at 860-355-0300.

äFarmers' market: Saturdays Oct. 31, 9 a.m.-noon. Village Green.


äSenior center events: Aug. 26: Annual picnic, 12:30 p.m. at Hurlburt Park on Apple Lane. Aug. 27: "Have Your Cake and Eat it Too," 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.


äCar and motorcycle show: Aug. 23, 1-6 p.m. Volunteer Park, Route 39. $10/show car. Spectators welcome at 2 p.m.

äJewish Community Center event: Aug. 29: Play reading of "Engagement Rules" by Rich Orloff, 7:30 p.m. JCC, 9 Route 39 South. For more information and fees, call 860-355-8050.


äProgram with "Woodstock Revisited" authors: Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m. Library, 5 Wykeham Road. For more information and registration, call 860-868-7756.

äInstitute for American Indian Studies events: Aug. 29: Make your own arrows, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 22-23, Aug. 29-30: Village Interpreter Program, noon-4 p.m. IAIS, 38 Curtis Road. For more information and fees, call 860-868-0518.

äHollister 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.