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.

Children’s Beginner Chess, Thursday, May 3 through Thursday, June 14, 4 to 5; Children’s Advanced Chess, 5-6. Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

The Five Generations: How to Do Just About Anything Imaginable with Each of Them and All of Them!, Friday, May 4, 9:30-11 a.m., Wilton Library. With adviser, author and coach Michael Crystal. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Children’s Garden Club, Friday, May 4, through Friday, May 25, 4-5, Wilton Library. Children in grades K and up. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Minks to Sinks tag sale, Saturday May 5 through Monday May 7, under the tents at Danbury Road and School Road, to benefit Family & Children’s Agency of Norwalk. Hours: May 5, 9-5; May 6, noon-4; May 7, 9 to noon. Information: minkstosinks.info.

OverDrive Volunteers ‘Office Hours’, Saturday, May 5, through Saturday, May 26, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Get help downloading e-books and audiobooks from the library to personal devices. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Children’s author Deborah Freedman, Saturday, May 5, 2-3, Wilton Library. Meet the author and illustrator of the picture books Scribble and Blue Chicken. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

First Saturday Books for Babies, Saturday, May 5, 9:30-10, Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Clothing Sale, Saturday, May 5, 9-2, Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, 470 Danbury Road. Gently used/new spring and summer clothing and more for men, women and children. Information: 203-762-9890, or zionshillmethodist.org.

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck — Brasilian Vibes, Saturday, May 5, 7:30-9 p.m., Wilton Library. Brasilian Vibes is a five-piece band led by Wilton’s Arthur Lipner, one of the top vibes/marimba players in the world. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Acoustic Wilton concert, Saturday, May 5, 7:30 p.m., The Little Theater at Wilton High School. Proceeds benefit the Wilton Education Foundation and Wilton schools. Information: events.org/cpage.aspx?e=43630.

Relay for Life Wine Tasting, Saturday, May 5, 2 to 5, Ancona’s Wines and Liquors, 5 River Road. Free wine and margarita tasting, proceeds from sales of wines tasted benefit Relay for Life of Wilton.

In the Footsteps of Weir, Sunday, May 6, 2 p.m., free gallery talk with photographer Xiomaro, Burlingham House Visitor Center, Weir Farm, 735 Nod Hill Road. Information: nps.gov/wefa or 203-834-1896.

Digital Photography Hands-On Class: Bringing Vibrancy to Everyday Photos, Sunday, May 6, 1:30-3, Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Where the Wild Things Run 5K Race/Walk and Kids’ Fun Run, Sunday, May 6, 7:30 a.m., Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org/events/5k-run-and-fun-run-next-may.

Kayaking In and Around the Norwalk Islands: Author and expert David Park, Sunday, May 6, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Literary Littles, Monday, May 7, through Monday, May 21, 2:15-3, Wilton Library. For independent listeners ages 4-6. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wilton Schools Fine and Performing Arts Exhibition Opening Reception, Monday, May 7, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Student art and musical performances. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Loss of Spouse Bereavement Support Group, Tuesday, May 8, to Tuesday, June 5, noon-1:30. Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, Suite 114, Health and Wellness Center of Norwalk Hospital at i.park; 761 Main Avenue (Route 7), Norwalk/Wilton town line. Free. Information/registration: 203-834-6341, ext. 255.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes, Tuesday, May 8, through Tuesday, May 22, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Look, Listen and Learn, Tuesday, May 8, through Tuesday, May 22, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For three- and four-year-olds with parent/caregiver. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Literary Littles, Tuesday, May 8, through Tuesday, May 22, 2:15-3, Wilton Library. For independent listeners ages four to six. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

American Legion Post 86 Meeting, Tuesday, May 8, 7 p.m., 112 Old Ridgefield Road. All veterans welcome. Information: legionpost86@gmail.com.

Books for Babies, Wednesday, May 9, through Wednesday, May 23, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. Geared for babies under 12 months. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wonderful Ones and Twos with Caregivers, Wednesday, May 9, through Wednesday, May 23, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Sharing time with books for one- and two-year-olds and their caregivers. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Lego Club for Littles, Wednesday, May 9, to Wednesday, May 23, 4-5 p.m. For grades K-2. This program runs four sessions: May 2, 9, 16 and 23. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, May 9, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. Professional book discussion leader Susan Boyar discusses The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, May 9, 2:15-3. Children ages 4-6 may join Wilton Library in a visit to Ambler Farm. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Dinosaur Club, Wednesday, May 9, through Wednesday, Aug. 29, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. For kids entering grades 4-6 in the fall. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Mythology Club for Kids, Wednesday, May 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. For children in grades 3-5. Information: Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Opera’s Most Romantic Arias and Duets — Romeo and Juliet, Wednesday, May 9, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Georgetown Lions Carnival, Thursday, May 10 through Sunday, May 13, Wilton High School. Tickets: $25 unlimited rides. Food and games, too. Hours: May 10-11, 7-10 p.m.; May 12, 1-11 p.m.; May 13, 1-4 p.m.

Ben Van Vechten Seminar — Literary Salmagundi 2012, Thursday, May 10, and Friday, May 11, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Author Talk: Jack Cavanaugh: Season of ‘42, Thursday, May 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Drop-in Mother’s Day Crafts, Friday, May 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wilton Library. For kids of all ages. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Relay for Life of Wilton, Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, Wilton High School track. Information: relayforlife.org/wiltonct, or christine.chalfant@cancer.org or maryannlutz@gmail.com.

Wilton Garden Club’s 90th Anniversary Mother’s Day Plant Sale, Friday, May 11, noon-6:30, and Saturday, May 12, 9-noon, Wilton Town Green.

Ultra-Violet Puppets, Saturday, May 12, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. For kids 2-7 with caregivers. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Fur, Fins and Feathers, Saturday, May 12, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. WLA book club for kids in grades 4 through 6. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Parenting Book Series: Dr. Susan Bauerfeld, Tuesday, May 15, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. The book for May is Between Parent and Child by Haim Ginott. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, May 15, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, May 15, 6-8 p.m. , Wilton Library. Information: 203-857-7304, or breastcancersurvival.org.

Wilton Reads: State of Wonder with Susan Boyar, Tuesday, May 15, 7- 8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Ms. Boyar, professional book discussion leader, leads a discussion of this work prior to Ann Patchett’s appearance on May 30. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Business Smarts: It’s Time to Put Your Work in the Cloud, Wednesday, May 16, 8-10 a.m., Wilton Library. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Opera’s Most Romantic Arias and Duets — Puccini, Wednesday, May 16, 7-8:30 p.m. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Alternative Investments: Hedge Funds, Private Equity and More, Thursday, May 17, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. With Jon Diorio, an alternative investment strategist with BlackRock Investments. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Fitness for Your Brain, Thursday Lunch Club for Seniors, Thursday, May 17, noon, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. Presented by nurse Elaine Abrams and social worker Marcie Link. Information: 762-7400.

IMAGINE 2012: Hollywood Glamorous, Family & Children’s Agency benefit, Friday, May 18, at Rolling Hills Country Club in Wilton. Celebrating the agency’s 70th anniversary. Information: FamilyandChildrensAgency.org, or 855-8765.

Crafters needed for the 22nd Annual Wilton Rotary Open Arts and Crafts Show, to take place Saturday, May 26, from 10 to 4. For applications and information, visit wiltonrotaryclub.org/CraftsShow/index.htm.