Wilton Bulletin Board

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 emailed to [email protected] by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.

Passover Seder, Thursday, April 2, 6:30 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. An interpretation of the traditional seder acknowledging the relationaship between it and the Christian sacrament of Communion, and celebrating the Jewish origin of and ties to the Christian faith tradition. Free; open to the community. Information: 203-762-5591.

Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service, Thursday, April 2, 8 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. A sharing of the story of events from the Last Supper to the crucifixion of Jesus. Free; open to the community. Information: 203-762-5591.

Robert the Guitar Guy, Friday, April 3, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Music, props and dance entertain children 2-6. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

A Walk through Holy Week, Friday, April 3, 5-7 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. A tour guide, the apostle John, will lead small groups through the church building to view short vignettes about the events of Holy Week. For all ages. An open-style dinner begins at 5 and the half-hour walks will depart Pilgrim Hall between 5:30 and 7:30. Free; open to the community. Information: 203-762-5591.

Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 4, 11 a.m. Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. Children from pre-K through fifth grade are invited to a free egg hunt. Bring your own basket. Free hot dogs, chips and cookies served afte the hunt. Information: 203-762-5591.

Sunrise Easter Service, Sunday, April 5, 6:30 a.m., Hillside Cemetery, 165 Ridgefield Road. Several churches will participate. Information: 203-762-5591.

Wilton Spring Spectacular Pre-Sale Night, Monday, April 6, 3-8, Peachwave Yogurt. A portion of yogurt sales will go to the Miller-Driscoll PTA. The Spring Spectacular carnival is April 10-12.

Understanding Money for First and Second Graders, Monday, April 6, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. A two-part program in which children will learn about U.S. currency, its value, and how to count it and make change. Concludes April 20. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Listen to Wilton, Monday, April 6, 7 p.m., Comstock Community Center, 180 School road. The Wilton Democratic Platform Committee will hold a public meeting to discuss issues facing Wilton for consideration in the Wilton Democratic Platform that will presented at the Democratic caucus in July. Informtion: WiltonDems.org.

Author Talk, Monday, April 6, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Shareen Blair Brysac and Karl E. Meyer look at their new book, The China Collectors: America’s Century-Long Hunt for Asian Art Treasures. Q&A and book signing. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Food Lit Book Group, Tuesday, April 7, 11-noon, Wilton Library. The library’s newest book group is dedicated to food literature. The first book is Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton. Pamela Lillis, a nutritional health coach, will moderate the discussion. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, April 8, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. This month’s book is Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; discussion led by Susan Boyar. Bring lunch, beverages provided. Advance registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Free Downloads, Wednesday, April 8, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. A demonstration of how to download popular magazines to a mobile device or computer. Registration strongly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, April 8, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Children 4 to 6 may go on a nature walk and stories about sheep. Children with library cards may check out books through Wilton Library. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Chemistry of Cooking and Candy, Wednesday, April 8, 4-4:45 p.m., Wilton Library. A five-part investigation of dairy science, leavening, reactive science and more. Create rock candy crystals. Grades 3-6, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Spring Poetry, Thursday, April 9, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton leads a four-part series. Poetry packet at circulation desk. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Spring Spectacular, Friday, April 10, 5-9, Miller-Driscoll School, Wolfpit Road. Carnival rides, games, attractions, refreshments. Wristbands: $25.

Art Exhibition and Reception, Friday, April 10, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Hartford-area artist Carlos Hernandez Chavez brings Dialogues-Impromptu Conversations in Color. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Spring Spectacular, Saturday, April 11, noon to 9, Miller-Driscoll School, Wolfpit Road. Carnival rides, games, attractions, refreshments. Wristbands: $25.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, April 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The film is Spellbound, a documentary about the 1999 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Suggested donation is $5. Refreshments. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Spring Spectacular, Sunday, April 11, noon to 5, Miller-Driscoll School, Wolfpit Road. Carnival rides, games, attractions, refreshments. Wristbands: $25.

Candlelight Concert, Sunday, April 12, 4-5:30, Wilton Congregational Church, Ridgefield Road. Opus One: pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, violinist Ida Kavafian, violist Steven Tenenborm and cellist Peter Wiley. Piano quartets by Mozart, Brahms and Rogerson. Tickets: 203-762-3402 or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.

Vacation Movie, Monday, April 13, 10-15-noon, Wilton Library. Big Hero 6 will be shown. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Meet Dash and Dot, Monday, April 13, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. Children in kindergarten and up are invited to meet the library’s two robots, Dash and Dot, which can talk, move, change color and more. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, April 14, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, 167 Danbury Road. All men in the community invited for breakfast and conversation. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. RSVP: 203-762-2600.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, April 14, 2 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Presented by Stay at Home in Wilton, open to all who want to learn. Information: Kay Chann at 203-762-9026.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, April 14, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Physical therapist Laura Yarish will discuss Preventing, Identifying and Treating Lymphedema, Frozen Shoulder, and Pain and Swelling after Surgery and Radiation. Free and open to the public. Information: breastcancersurvival.org or call Nina Marino at 203-857-7304. Registration highly encouraged: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Chemistry of Cooking and Candy, Wednesday, April 15, 4-4:45 p.m., Wilton Library. A five-part investigation of dairy science, leavening, reactive science and more. Create rock candy crystals. Grades 3-6, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Spring Poetry, Thursday, April 16, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judscon Scruton leads a four-part series. Poetry packet at circulation desk. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

VHS-DVD Conversion, Friday, April 17, 10-11, Wilton Library. Learn to convert old home videos from VHS to DVD. For ages 13 and up an sixth and seventh graders with an adult. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Children’s Garden Club, Friday, April 17, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. Children in kindergarten and up are invited to join this weekly club to plan, plant, tend and harvest fruits and vegetables in a raised-bed garden. For information or to sign up email Andrea Falkner at [email protected] or call 203-762-3950, ext. 225.

Spring Antiques Show, Saturday, April 18, 10-5, Wilton High School Field House. Admission: $10. Information: wiltonhistorical.org.

Spring Antiques Show, Sunday, April 19, 11-4, Wilton High School Field House. Admission: $10. Information: wiltonhistorical.org.

Walks and Talks, Sunday, April 19, 1 p.m. — Merwin Meadows, Lovers Lane. Focus on the lake being stocked with trout. To be led by Dean Keister, vice president of Trout Unlimited. Although not required, pre-registration by email or phone is advisable should there be a change in schedule. To register, call 203-210-5240 or email [email protected]

Understanding Money for First and Second Graders, Monday, April 20, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Conclusion of a two-part program in which children will learn about U.S. currency, its value, and how to count it and make change. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

A Taste of Wilton, Monday, April 20, 5:30-8, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Featuring local chefs, culinary personalities, mixologists and restaurants. Information: 203-762-0567 or [email protected]

Listen to Wilton, Tuesday, April 21, 7 p.m., Comstock Community Center, 180 School road. The Wilton Democratic Platform Committee will hold a public meeting to discuss issues facing Wilton for consideration in the Wilton Democratic Platform that will presented at the Democratic caucus in July. Informtion: WiltonDems.org.

Chemistry of Cooking and Candy, Wednesday, April 22, 4-4:45 p.m., Wilton Library. A five-part investigation of dairy science, leavening, reactive science and more. Create rock candy crystals. Grades 3-6, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Spring Poetry, Thursday, April 23, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judscon Scruton leads a four-part series. Poetry packet at circulation desk. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Arbor Day in Wilton, Friday, April 24, 5 p.m., Wilton Town Green. Celebration presented by Wilton Tree Committee. Tree Steward of the Year announcement and unveiling of the Notable Tree List. Information: 203-562-0180.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, April 28, 12:30 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Presented by Stay at Home in Wilton, open to all who want to learn. Information: Kay Chann at 203-762-9026.

Chemistry of Cooking and Candy, Wednesday, April 29, 4-4:45 p.m., Wilton Library. A five-part investigation of dairy science, leavening, reactive science and more. Create rock candy crystals. Grades 3-6, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Spring Poetry, Thursday, April 30, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judscon Scruton leads a four-part series. Poetry packet at circulation desk. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

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