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The Bulletin Board is a guide to events of public interest happening in Wilton designed to let you know what’s happening and when, and to help schedule important events. Submissions may be sent to The Wilton Bulletin, Box 367, or e-mail them to editor@wiltonbulletin.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.

Little Women, Thursday, March 6, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. A musical presentation of the classic story by Louisa May Alcott. Tickets: $25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors. Information: wiltonplayshop.org.

Children’s Garden Club, Friday, March 7, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in kindergarten and up are invited to join this weekly club that will extend through spring, summer and fall. Children will plan, plant, tend and eat fruits and vegetables in the library’s garden. Information: Andrea Falkner at afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Little Women, Friday, March 7, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. A musical presentation of the classic story by Louisa May Alcott. Tickets: $30 for adults, $25 for students and seniors. Information: wiltonplayshop.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, March 8, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up are invited to bring their laptop and play the popular subscription-based online game. Each player must create their own account. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Maple Syrup Open House, Saturday, March 8, 1-2, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Tap a tree, learn different ways of making syrup throughout history, taste Ambler Farm syrup over ice cream. Free. Registration required: amblerfarm.org.

Schmitty the Weather Dog, Saturday, March 8, 3:30-4:30, Wilton Library. Author Elly McGuire, Ron the Weatherman and Schmitty the Weather Dog will visit the library for reading, weather chat, and a sing-a-long. Schmitty will shake hands. Grades K and up. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Little Women, Saturday, March 8, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. A musical presentation of the classic story by Louisa May Alcott. Tickets: $30 for adults, $25 for students and seniors. Information: wiltonplayshop.org.

Little Women, Sunday, March 9, 2 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. A musical presentation of the classic story by Louisa May Alcott. Tickets: $30 for adults, $25 for students and seniors. Information: wiltonplayshop.org.

Candlelight Concert, Sunday, March 9, 4-5:30, Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. Clarinetist David Shifrin will be joined by the Amphion String Quartet in a program including Wolf’s Serenade and clarinet quintets by Mozart and Brahms. Ticket information: 203-762-3401 or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.

Music Appreciation 101, Tuesday, March 11, 10-11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. Composer and pianist Allen Brings provides an understanding of how computers put music to words and how this influences listeners. Free, registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Tuesday, March 11, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 6-12 help select materials for the teen collection and plan teen events. Newcomers welcome; registration recommended. Call Tracey Morgan for details at 203-762-3950 ext. 224 or email tmorgan@wiltonlibrary.org.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, March 11, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Sponsored by the Breast Cancer Survival Center. Free. Questions: Nina Marino at 203-857-7304. Registration highly encouraged.  Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Mountaineer Robert Mads Anderson, Tuesday, March 11, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Photographer Daryl Hawk will interview the author and explorer who led the first and only successful ascent o Mount Everest’s Kangshung Face, completed without oxygen or Sherpa support. He also visited the North Pole in a Russian biplane. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Wednesday, March 12, 10-2, Wilton Library. For Connecticut drivers 50 and older. No written or driving tests. Registration required. Cost: $15/AARP members, $20/non-members. Cash or check only. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Luncheon, Wednesday, March 12, noon, Ogden House, 100 River Road. Lunch is followed by entertainment or an educational program. Cost: $3. Information: 203-834-6240.

Soaptastic Fun, Wednesday, March 12, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Catherine Romer of Nod Hill Soap will show how to make all-natural soaps and lotions. Grades 2 and up. Free; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Small Business Series, Wednesday, March 12, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. This five-part series is called Five Building Blocks of Growth for Your Small Business. This week’s installment is Building a Winning Plan for Growth. Concludes on March 26. Co-sponsored by Fairfield County SCORE and Wilton Chamber of Commerce with the library. Check-in begins at 5:30. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Art Smart: Mondrian Masterpieces, Thursday, March 13, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in pre-K through second grade will learn about Mondrian’s early 20th Century artistic style and then make their own artwork. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Little Women, Thursday, March 13, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. A musical presentation of the classic story by Louisa May Alcott. Tickets: $25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors. Information: wiltonplayshop.org.

Focus ’14 Art Exhibition Reception, Friday, March 14, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Exhibition sponsored by the Wilton Arts Council. Open to public. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Music Man Jr., Friday, March 14, 7:30 p.m., Middlebrook School Auditorium, 131 School Road. A presentation of the Wilton Children’s Theater. Tickets: wiltonchildrenstheater.org.

Little Women, Friday, March 14, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. A musical presentation of the classic story by Louisa May Alcott. Tickets: $30 for adults, $25 for students and seniors. Information: wiltonplayshop.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, March 15, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up are invited to bring their laptop and play the popular subscription-based online game. Each player must create their own account. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Music Man Jr., Saturday, March 15, 4 p.m., Middlebrook School Auditorium, 131 School Road. A presentation of the Wilton Children’s Theater. Tickets: wiltonchildrenstheater.org.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, March 15, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Trash Dance tells the story of choreographer Allison Orr who creates a “dance” of men and machines on an abandoned airport strip. Q&A follows; moderated by Megan Smith-Harris. Suggested donation is $5. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Music Man Jr., Sunday, March 16, 2 p.m., Middlebrook School Auditorium, 131 School Road. A presentation of the Wilton Children’s Theater. Tickets: wiltonchildrenstheater.org.

Little Women, Saturday, March 15, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. A musical presentation of the classic story by Louisa May Alcott. Tickets: $30 for adults, $25 for students and seniors. Information: wiltonplayshop.org.

Saint Patrick’s Day Crafts, Sunday, March 16, 1-4:30, Wilton Library. Drop-in, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

American Made: The Industrial Revolution in Connecticut, Sunday, March 16, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. The fourth installment of the scholarly series looks at “Silicon Valley of the 19th Century” with William Hosley, a scholar and cultural resource consultant. Presented with the Wilton Historical Society. Free; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

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