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 newsroom@wiltonbulletin.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.

Close to the Heart Art Show opening reception, Saturday, Dec. 1, 5-8 p.m. River Road Gallery, 21 River Road. The show features the paintings of Anda Styler, best known for her New England landscapes, including Wilton. Information: 203-762-3887, or riverrdgallery@optonline.net.

Our Lady of Fatima School Christmas Boutique, Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., OLF School gym at 225 Danbury Road. Home-style food, children’s activities, shops and vendors featuring a variety of holiday gifts, local crafts and services. Information: olfcatholic.org.

Ambler Farm Greens Sale, Saturday, Dec. 1, 9-4, at the farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Trees and holiday greens for sale; Santa, hot chocolate, cider and cookies.

Holiday Book Sale, Saturday, Dec. 1 through Sunday, Dec. 23, (Mondays through Thursdays, 10-8; Fridays 10-6; Saturdays, 10-5, Sundays 1- 5), Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

First Saturday Books for Babies, Saturday, Dec. 1, 9:30-10, Wilton Library. Geared for babies under 12 months old. Information: 203-762-0706.

Diwali, the Festival of Light which celebrates the Hindu New Year with people of all faiths, will be celebrated Saturday, Dec. 1, from 2-4 p.m. at the Wilton Family Y. Admission is free, and the festival will offer feature food from the Mumbai Times Restaurant in Westport as well as homemade dishes; a performance of Bollywood dancing; Indian jewelry; henna treatments and arts and crafts for children. Information: Gloria Bass at gbass@wiltonymca.org, or 762-8384, ext. 207.

Ambler Farm Greens Sale, Sunday, Dec. 2, 9-4, at the farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Trees and holiday greens for sale; Santa, hot chocolate, cider and cookies.

The Arts at St. Matthew’s presents Liz Callaway, Tony nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist, Sunday, Dec. 2, 4 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, New Canaan Road. Tickets: $40/patron, $20/regular, $10/student. Information: stmatthewswilton.com or 203-762-7400.

Benefit Ornament Sale, Monday, Dec. 3, at Village Market, by the Wilton Newcomers Club. Ornament sales will benefit Wilton Police Officer Frank Razzaia who is undergoing treatment for stage 3 lymphoma.

A Christmas Carol, Monday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., Clune Center at Wilton High School. A one-man show presented by Gerald Dickens, great-great grandson of Charles Dickens. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased online at historicalchristmasbarn.com.

ESL (English as a Second Language), Monday, Dec. 3, through Wednesday, Dec. 12, 9:30-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Hanukkah Crafts, Monday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. For children of all ages. Information: 203-762-0706.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, Dec. 3, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Area Author Affair: Mark Rubinstein — Mad Dog House, Monday, Dec. 3, 6 -7 p.m., Wilton Library. Free. A practicing psychiatrist turned author, Dr. Rubinstein will address the relationship between psychiatry, fantasy and fiction. Information: 203-762-0706.

Mother Goose Time, Tuesdays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. For children ages 1-4. Information: 203-762-0706.

Fascinating Fairy Tales, Tuesdays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18, 2:15-3, Wilton Library. For children ages 4-6; www.wiltonlibrary.org; (203) 762-3950.

Author Talk: Robert H. Steele — The Curse: Big Time Gambling’s Seduction of a Small New England Town, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Novel by former Connecticut congressman. Information: 203-762-0706.

Making a Difference: One Child at a Time, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m., Wilton Family Y. A free, special education law and financial planning workshop with experts. Information: Gloria J. Bass, 203-762-8384, ext. 207.

Books for Babies, Wednesdays, Dec. 5, 12 and 19, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. Geared for babies under 12 months old. Information: 203-762-0706.

Mother Goose Time, Wednesdays, Dec. 5, 12 and 19, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For children ages 1-4. Information: 203-762-0706.

Art Adventures, Wednesdays, Dec. 5, 12 and 19, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. For children in grades 3-5. Information: 203-762-0706.

Middlemarch: Book Discussion with Bill Ziegler, Thursday, Dec. 6, 10:30-noon., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Mother Goose Time, Thursdays, Dec. 6, 13 and 20, 1:30-2, Wilton Library. For children ages 1-4. Information: 203-762-0706.

Connecting with Your Kids: Learning the Language of Teens Part II, Thursday, Dec. 6, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. With Dr. Barbara Greenberg, a psychologist who specializes in the treatment of teens and their families, co-author of Teenage as A Second Language — A Parent’s Guide to Becoming Bilingual. Information: 203-834-6241.

Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviors for Those Caring for a Loved One with Memory-Impairment, presented by Wilton’s Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, Thursday, Dec. 6, at 5:30 p.m., at The Health and Wellness Center of Norwalk Hospital at 761 Main Avenue (Route 7) on the Norwalk/ Wilton town line. Information: 203-834-6341.

Middlemarch: Film Screening and Discussion with Bill Ziegler — Part 1, Friday, Dec. 7, 10:30-1:30, Wilton Library. Viewers are invited to bring brown bag lunches to eat during or after the film and the library will provide coffee, tea, water and chips. Information: 203-762-0706.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, Dec. 7, 11-11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. For children ages 2-6. Information: 203-762-0706.

Hanukkah Story Time, Friday, Dec. 7, 4-4:30 p.m., Wilton Library. For children ages 4 and up. Information: 203-762-0706.

Wilton Holiday Stroll, Friday, Dec. 7, 5:30 at the Gazebo in Wilton Center. Music by the Wilton High School band followed by the arrival of Santa Claus and the lighting of the Wilton Center tree and lampposts. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Wilton Library. Wilton Library will provide refreshments and a warm fire in the fireplace. Information: 203-762-0706.

Benefit Ornament Sale, Saturday, Dec. 8, at Village Market, by the Wilton Newcomers Club. Ornament sales will benefit Wilton Police Officer Frank Razzaia who is undergoing treatment for stage 3 lymphoma.

Ambler Farm Greens Sale, Saturday, Dec. 8, 9-4, at the farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Trees and holiday greens for sale; Santa, hot chocolate, cider and cookies.

Carols, Cookies and Crèche: Celebrate Christmas at the Wilton Congregational Church in the courtyard around the Live Crèche, Saturday, Dec. 8, 4 to 5 p.m., 70 Ridgefield Road. Christmas Carols with Joan Wallace, hot cocoa and cookies. Service will take place at 5 p.m. in the sanctuary. Information: 203-762-5591.

Stämbandet Jul Concert & Lucia Fest, a Nordic Holiday Tradition, Saturday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m., United Covenant Church, 68 Westport Road.

Stämbandet, an internationally know vocal group, will present a free concert of songs rarely heard outside of Iceland, Norway, Finland, Denmark, and Sweden. Scandinavian baked goods for sale. Information: 203-834-0644, or unitedcovenantchurch.org.

C. Sperry Andrews III—Landscape Artist: Art Exhibition Reception, Sunday, Dec. 9, 11:30–1 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: Information: 203-762-0706.

Ambler Farm Greens Sale, Sunday, Dec. 9, 11-4, at the farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Trees and holiday greens for sale; Santa, hot chocolate, cider and cookies.

Wilton Library’s Annual Friends Holiday Party, Sunday, Dec. 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Hosted by Wilton Library Association trustees, with public is welcome. Information: 203-762-0706.

Area Author Affair: Susan Schaller — JFK’s Secret Doctor, Monday, Dec. 10, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Captures the life and spirit of climber and medical visionary Hans Kraus who was also John F. Kennedy’s back specialist. Information: 203-762-0706.

Hands Only CPR - 2 Steps to Save a Life, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Free one-hour class sponsored by the Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Class, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 7-8 p.m., Wilton Library. With expert Andy Lee. Information: 203-762-0706.

Mythology Book Club for Kids, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Gingerbread for Teens, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 4–5 p.m., Wilton Library. For grades 6-12. Information: 203-762-0706.

Middlemarch: Film Screening and Discussion with Bill Ziegler — Part 2, Thursday, Dec. 13, 10:30-1:30, Wilton Library. Part 2 of the film version of Middlemarch will be shown in the Brubeck Room with a brief Q&A following the film. Information: 203-762-0706.

An Italian Christmas, Thursday, Dec. 13, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library Activities, games, crafts, stories and Italian goodies for children ages 4 and up with a caregiver. Information: 203-762-0706.

Holiday Spectacular — a Fantastic Broadway-Style Holiday Show for All Ages, presented by the Walter Schalk School of Dance and Wilton Bank, Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., at the Wilton High School Theater. Reserved seat tickets ($15/$10) on sale at: The Wilton Bank, 47 Old Ridgefield Road, or call 203-762-7508. Proceeds go to The Walter Schalk Scholarship Fund for the Performing Arts. Information: WalterSchalk.com.