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.

Women, Strength and Beauty, ongoing art exhibition through Nov. 3, at River Road Gallery, 21 River Road. Information: 203-762-3887 or riverrdgallery.com.

Shakespeare in Hollywood, Thursday, Nov. 1, through Saturday, Nov. 3, the Little Theater, Wilton High School. Showtimes are: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; and Saturday, 4 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students. Information: WHSTIX@Wilton.K12.CT.US, or 203-834-4844.

Children’s Beginner Chess, Thursday, Nov. 1, 4-5 p.m.; Children’s Advanced Chess from 5-6 p.m. Chess instruction continues for children in grades 1-7 with Christopher Potts. Information: 203-762-0706.

Discover Outdoor Wilton Photo Contest Opening Reception, sponsored by the Wilton Garden Club Conservation Committee Opening Reception, Thursday, Nov. 1, 7-9 p.m., the Gilbert and Bennett Community Cultural Center. 49 New Street, Georgetown. Winning photographs will be announced.

Author Talk: Sherry and John Petersik — Young House Love, Friday, Nov. 2, 9:30 -11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, Nov. 2, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For children 2-6. Information: 203-762-0706.

20th Annual Owl Prowl sponsored by Weir Farm, Friday Nov. 2, 7:30-9 p.m., Burlingham Barn at Weir Farm. Free. Park at Branchville Elementary School, 40 Florida Road, in Ridgefield. Free shuttle bus service to the site, beginning at 7. Information: Bruce Beebe, 203-834-5066.

First Saturday Books for Babies, Saturday, Nov. 3, 9:30-10, Wilton Library. Geared for babies under 12 months old. Also offered on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Information: 203-762-0706.

Overdrive Office Hours, Saturday, Nov. 3, 4 -6 p.m., Wilton Library. Also offered on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Help with downloading e-books and audiobooks. Information: 203-762-0706.

Coat Drive, Sunday Nov. 4 through Tuesday, Nov. 6, Wilton Congregational Church, Ridgefield Road. Gently used coats, linens, bedding and sleeping bags will be collected and donated to those in need in Wilton and Bridgeport. Collection hours: Sunday 11-2, Monday and Tuesday 8-4.

A Star Spangled Nation: The War of 1812 — Native Americans in the War with David Koch at the Wilton Historical Society, Sunday, Nov. 4, 4-5:30. Mr. Koch is an associate professor of history at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport. Information: 203-762-0706.

Auditions for The Drowsy Chaperone at The Wilton Playshop, Sunday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m.; and Monday, Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m., 15 Lovers Lane. Information: wiltonplayshop.org/auditions.htm, or production@wiltonplayshop.org.

ESL (English as a Second Language), Monday, Nov. 5, 9:30-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Bad Kitty Voting for Kids, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Children will receive one ballot to vote for their favorite kitty from the book Bad Kitty for President by Nick Bruel. Story time and election-themed crafts will also be offered. Information: 203-762-0706.

Mother Goose Time, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Also offered Thursday, Nov. 8. Information: 203-762-0706.

Taking Care of Me: Stress Relief — Lunch and Learn Program with Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, Wednesday, Nov. 7, noon-1:30, Brookdale Place, 96 Danbury Road. Information: 203-761-8999.

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

Mario Kart Racing Tournament, Friday, Nov. 9, 6 -7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. For grades 5-8. Information: 203-762-0706.

Four Artists — Reflections art exhibition reception, Friday, Nov. 9, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, Nov. 10, 10-3, Wilton Library. For drivers 50 and older. Information: 203-762-0706.

New Perspectives Film Series: Caris’ Peace, Saturday, Nov. 10, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. A Q&A will follow the film with director/producer Gaylen Ross. Information: 203-762-0706.

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room — The Virginia Mayhew Group, Sunday, Nov. 11, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, Nov. 12, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to assist the library. Applications are online or by emailing Marissa Antosh at mantosh@wiltonlibrary.org. Information: 203-762-0706.

Area Author Affair: Marcelle Soviero — An Iridescent Life, Monday, Nov. 12, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Mother Goose Time, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Parenting Book Series: Dr. Susan Bauerfeld, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10:30-noon., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Fascinating Fairy Tales, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2:15-3, Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Hands Only CPR — 2 Steps to Save a Life, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Nov. 14, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses Stay Awake: Stories by Don Chaon. Information: 203-762-0706.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2:15-3. Caregivers and children 4-6 meet at Ambler Farm for stories and a nature walk. Information: 203-762-0706.

Mythology Book Club for Kids, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 5:30-6:30, Wilton Library. For grades 3-5. Information: 203-762-0706.

Sugar Matters: A Forum on Diabetes Awareness, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Introduction to Knitting for Teens, Thursday, Nov. 15, 4-5:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Peter Liashkov, Thursday, Nov. 15, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Lights Out at the Library!, 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, to 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, Wilton Library. For boys in grades 3-5 with a pirate theme. Information: 203-762-0706.

Walking Tour of Lambert Corners, Saturday, Nov. 10, 11-noon. Information: wiltonhistorical.org, or 203-762-7257.

Adult Community Harvest Moon Dinner, sponsored by Our Lady of Fatima’s High School Youth Group, Saturday, Nov. 10, 6:30-8:30 in the Our Lady of Fatima School gym, 225 Danbury Road. The cost is $7 per person. RSVP and payment are due no later than Friday, Nov. 2. Information: Melanie Deluca or Georgette Martinelli at Olfyouthgroup2@aol.com.