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 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.

America the Beautiful: Exhibit: River Road Gallery, 21 River Road. An exhibition of limited-edition prints published by The Greenwich Workshop; will run through November. Information: 203-762-3887 or riverrdgallery@optonline.net.

Flu Vaccine Clinic at Wilton Library, Friday, Nov. 23, 10:30-12:30. Information: 203-762-0706.

Day After Thanksgiving Movie, Friday, Nov. 23, 2-3:45, Wilton Library. Brave (PG) will be shown. All ages. Information: 203-762-0706.

Good Reads, Great Kids, Monday, Nov. 26, 4-4:45 p.m., Wilton Library. For children in grades 2 and 3 and their parents. Information: 203-762-0706.

Senior Center Book Discussion: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 11-noon, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Call the Senior Center for details and to register at 834-6240.

Eat, Drink and Be Merry, a series on colonial food and beverage, presents Patricia Herlihy, author of Vodka: A Global History, and Gregg Glasser, beer expert, editor/publisher of Modern Distillery Age, Thursday, Nov. 29, 7 p.m., Wilton Historical Society, 244 Danbury Road. Information: 203-762-7257.

Wilton Library’s Wine Tasting Fund-raiser, Thursday, Nov. 29, 7-8:30 p.m. Sample wines from around the world, along with hors d’oeuvres. Tickets: $50, available at wiltonlibrary.org or at the circulation desk. Information: 203-762-0706.

Art of the Wreath at Ambler Farm, Friday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m. Music, mingling and merrymaking with a holiday boutique, retro photo booth and bidding on wreaths. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets: brownpapertickets.com/event/286816, or 203-834-1143.

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.

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.

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.

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. No charge. 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 a.m., Wilton Library. For children ages 1-4. Information: 203-762-0706.

Fascinating Fairy Tales, Tuesdays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18, 2:15-3 p.m., Wilton Library. For children ages 4-6. 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton; 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.

Books for Babies, Wednesdays, Dec. 5, 12 and 19, 10:15-10:45 a.m., 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 a.m., 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 p.m., 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.

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.

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

Gingerbread for Teens, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 4–5 p.m., Wilton Library. For grades 6-12. 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.