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.

OverDrive Volunteers ‘Office Hours’, Saturday, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 10 a.m. to noon; and Tuesday, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, 4-6 p.m. Wilton Library. Help with downloading e-books and audiobooks from the library to personal devices. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

2nd Annual Great Wilton Scavenger Hunt to benefit Kennedy’s CORD Foundation, Saturday, Sept. 1, 1-6, Cannon Grange, 25 Cannon Road; food and entertainment; rain or shine; registration deadline is Aug. 25. Information: info@GreatWiltonScavengerHunt.com.

Poetry in Motion — Rewind, Pause, Fast Forward, Saturday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Oct. 15, Wilton Library. Poetry writing for grades 6-12. Information: Susan Lauricella at 203-762-3950, ext. 243.

First Saturday Books for Babies, Saturday, Sept. 1, 9:30-10, Wilton Library. For babies under 12 months. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

“Help Change Cancer” collection on Sunday, Sept. 2, between 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Village Market in Wilton Center. Seven-year-old Alexa Steckel and her mom, Julie, will be collecting spare change for the charity Alexa started. Donationa can be made online via her website: www.HelpChangeCancer.org Also, follow her journey: facebook.com/HelpChangeCancer.

Bereavement Support Group for Men, Monday, Sept. 3, 10 to 11:30, continuing through Sept. 17; Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, Suite 114, i.park, 761 Main Avenue, Norwalk/Wilton town line. Pre-register: call 203-834-6341, ext. 255.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes, Tuesdays, Sept. 4, through Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Look, Listen and Learn, Tuesdays, Sept. 4 through Oct. 23, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For ages three and four with caregivers. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Literary Littles, Tuesdays, Sept. 4, through Oct. 23, 2:15-3, Wilton Library. For ages five-eight. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Stamford Hospital’s Mobile Facility for Mammography Screening, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 9-3, Wilton Library. To schedule an appointment call 203-276-5990 and choose option 1.

Books for Babies, Wednesdays, Sept. 5, through Oct. 24, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. For babies under 12 months old. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wonderful Ones and Twos, Wednesdays, Sept. 5 through Oct. 24, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Lego Club for Littles, Wednesdays, Sept. 5 through Oct. 31, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. For grades K-2. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Business Smarts: Using the Right Social Media Platform — Case Studies, Thursday, Sept. 6 , 8-10 a.m., Wilton Library. Presenter: Diane McKeever, a certified social media marketing professional. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Author talk: Ayad Akhtar — American Dervish, Thursday, Sept. 6, 7–8 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, Sept. 7, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For children 2-6 with caregiver. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Andy Romer Photography Exhibition Reception, Friday, Sept. 7, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Mr. Romer was the winner of the Wilton Arts Council Best in Show in 2011. Exhibition runs through Wednesday, Sept. 28. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Touch-A-Truck, Saturday, Sept. 8, 11-2, Middlebrook Middle School, 131 School Road. Presented by the Children’s Day School of Wilton. With trucks, pony rides, a petting zoo, snacks, music and more. Admission is $25/family. Information: 203-762-8001.

Art for the Ages, Sept. 9 -15, The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. A series of events for National Assisted Living Week. Information: 203-761-1191.

Wilton Board of Assessment Appeals, appeals for motor vehicle assessments, Monday, Sept. 10, 3 to 6, town hall meeting room B. Appointments required; call 563-0121 between 9 and 4.

“I’m Not Ready Yet,” a play about Mom by Larry Apple, will be performed on Monday, Sept. 10, at 3 p.m. at The Greens at Cannondale at 435 Danbury Road, by a professional cast as part of The Greens’ celebration of National Assisted Living Week. The community is invited to attend this free event, which will be followed by a panel discussion. Reservations: 203-761-1191.

English as a Second Language, Tuesday, Sept. 11, Registration and placement, 9:30–11 a.m., Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2:15 – 3 p.m. Children ages 4-6 are invited to join Wilton Library in a visit to Ambler Farm. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Adair Burlingham Memorial Lecture: On the Wing: The Met’s New Painting Galleries with Joan Macy Kaskell, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 7– 8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wilton Reads Book Giveaway: The Buddha in the Attic — Julie Otsuka, Thursday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m., Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Family Carnival sponsored by the Wilton Rotary Club, Sept. 14-16, Route 7 and School Road, wristbands $22. Hours: Friday 6-10, Saturday noon to 10, Sunday noon to 5.

Global Simulcast with Beth Moore hosted by Hope Church, Saturday, Sept. 15, 8:30 a.m., 240 Wolfpit Road, across from Miller-Driscoll. Best-selling author and nationally acclaimed Bible teacher Beth Moore brings her teaching and worship event, Living Proof Live, to women across the world through a global simulcast. Information: 203-762-0706.

New Perspectives Film Series: Being Elmo — A Puppeteer’s Journey, Saturday, Sept. 15, 7:30–9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Moderated by filmmaker, Megan Smith-Harris. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wilton Board of Assessment Appeals, appeals for motor vehicle assessments, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 5 to 7, town hall meeting room B. Appointments required; call 563-0121 between 9 and 4.

Trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The American Wing, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Bus will leave the library at 9:30 a.m. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wilton League of Women Voters 2012 Opening Luncheon on Friday, Sept. 21, 11:30-1:15. at Silver Spring Country Club in Ridgefield. Connecticut’s Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill, will give update on elections issues and women in government. Cost is $35 with advance reservations required. Contact Linda Fein at 203-762 5606, lffmbf@optonline.net or Amy Harris at 203-762-0585 for reservations before Sept. 12.

“Caring for Our Kids Golf Classic,” Monday, Sept. 24, Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt Street. Benefits the Y’s Fund for Community Service. Information: cindyerickson@wiltonymca.org.

Wilton Board of Assessment Appeals, appeals for motor vehicle assessments, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 3 to 6, town hall meeting room B. Appointments required; call 563-0121 between 9 and 4.

Ambler Farm Day takes place on Sunday, Sept. 30, from noon to 4 at Ambler Farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street.