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.

Make Your College Essay Stand Out!, Thursday, Oct. 4, 7-8:30 p.m., With professional writer and college adjunct professor Gary Santaniello. Information: 203-762-0706.

Alison Jones: No Water No Life with Daryl Hawk, Thursday, Oct. 4, 7:30 -9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Ms. Jones is a conservation photographer and founder of the non-profit, No Water No Life. Information: 203-762-0706.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, Oct. 5, 11-11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. For children two-six, with Robert the Guitar Guy. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Generations: Paintings and Photography Exhibition Reception, Friday, Oct. 5, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Ed MacEwen, his daughter, Bonnie MacEwen Sailer, and his granddaughter, Jesse Sailer, combine forces an exhibition of art and photography. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Clothing Sale, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, 470 Danbury Road. Recently used/new fall and winter clothing for men, women and children; shoes, purses, bed linens, curtains, jewelry and more. Information: 203-762-9890, or zionshillmethodist.org.

First Saturday Books for Babies, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9:30-10 a.m., Wilton Library. Geared for babies under 12 months. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Overdrive Office Hours, Saturdays, Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. Help with downloading e-books and audiobooks. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Visions and Versions of America: Three Views from Fiction — Part III, Saturday, Oct. 6, 4-5:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Mark Schenker, Yale college dean of academic affairs, discusses Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

English as a Second Language (ESL), Monday, Oct. 8-Wednesday, Dec. 12, 9:30-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Twice-weekly ESL classes continue on Mondays and Wednesdays, given by Westport Continuing Education. Information: 203-762-0706.

Literary Littles, Monday, Oct. 8, 2:15-3 p.m., Wilton Library. For four- and six-year-olds. Information: 203-762-0706.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. For two- and three-year-olds. Information: 203-762-0706.

Look, Listen and Learn, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Literary Littles, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2:15-3, Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Overdrive Office Hours, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 4-6, Wilton Library. Help with downloading e-books and audiobooks. Information: 203-762-0706.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6-8 p.m. , Wilton Library. A monthly support group for post-treatment cancer survivors. Information: Nina Marino, 203-857-7304.

Hands Only CPR — 2 Steps to Save a Life, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Free one-hour class sponsored by the Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wilton Reads: The Buddha in the Attic with Joanna Ecke, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Oct. 10, noon-1:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Books for Babies, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. Geared for babies under 12 months old. Information: 203-762-0706.

Wonderful Ones and Twos, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For one - and two-year-olds. Information: 203-762-0706.

Lego Club for Littles, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. For grades K-two. Information: 203-762-0706.

Workshop on “Stress Transformation” with Anne Reeves, a Wilton psychologist, Wednesday, Oct. 10 , 9:30-11 a.m., 95 Old Ridgefield Road. Information: 203-762-227, or acreeves@optonline.net.

Parents Rights and Special Education, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m., Wilton Library. A talk by attorney and former teacher Gregory Smith. Free. Information: smith-attorney.com.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Oct. 10, noon-1:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm. Caregivers and children 4 to 6, will meet at Ambler Farm for theme-based stories and a nature walk. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Mythology Book Club for Kids, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950. 762-3950.

Twilight Canoe Ride, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 5:30-7, Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.

Author Talk — John Barricelli — The Seasonal Baker, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Joanna Ecke Fall 2012 Poetry Series, Thursday, Oct. 11, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Explores various poets and their writing techniques. Information: 203-762-0706.

Children’s Beginner Chess, Thursday, Oct. 11, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. For children in grades one through seven, with Christopher Potts, tournament player. Children’s Advanced Chess, same dates and same age groups takes place from 5-6 p.m. Information: 203-762-0706.

Business Smarts Series: Control Your Email Inbox — So It Doesn’t Control You, Thursday, Oct. 11, 8-10 a.m., Wilton Library. With Robin Roscillo, founder of Back Office Solutions. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Weir Was Here — Secret Rooms, Doors and Windows, a photography exhibition and reception, with coffee and jazz, Saturday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., at the Gilbert and Bennett Community Cultural Center, 49 New Street. Information: 203-544-1049.

Helping Hands Day!, Saturday, Oct. 13, 10-4, Wilton Library. For children of all ages with presentations by Wilton EMS, the fire department and the police department. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

New Perspectives Film Series: Capturing the Friedmans, Saturday, Oct. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Documentary film directed by Andrew Jarecki, with a program moderated by filmmaker, Megan Smith-Harris. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

WLA/WHS — Scholarly Series: A Star Spangled Nation: The War of 1812, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2-3:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The first installment is Causes and Impact of the War with Matthew Warshauer. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Candlelight Concerts — Windscape Wind Quintet, Sunday, Oct. 14, 4-5:30 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. Information: 203-762-3401, or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.

Wilton, My Take, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4-5 p.m. , Wilton Library. Photographic/journalistic experience for kids in grades two-eight. Information: 203-762-0706.

4th District Debate: with U.S. Congressman Jim Himes (D) and challenger Steve Obsitnik (R), Sunday, Oct. 28, 4-5:30 p.m., Clune Center, Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Information: lwvtct.org.