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 by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at

Children’s Beginner Chess, Thursday, May 10 through Thursday, June 14, 4 to 5; Children’s Advanced Chess, 5-6. Wilton Library. Information:; 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:; 203-762-3950.

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

Children’s Garden Club, Fridays, May 11-25, 4-5, Wilton Library. Children in grades K and up. Information:; 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:; 203-762-3950.

Relay for Life of Wilton, Friday, May 11, and Saturday, May 12, Wilton High School track. Information:, or or

Wilton Garden Club’s 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:; 203-762-3950.

The Wilton Postal Worker's Food Drive, Saturday May 12. Non-perishable food may be left at your mailbox for collection by Wilton mail carriers. Volunteers are needed to unload the food from the mail trucks from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Wilton post office. Information: Molly Robertson,, or 203-762-2880.

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

Literary Littles, Mondays, May 14-21, 2:15-3, Wilton Library. For independent listeners ages 4-6. Information:; 203-762-3950.

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

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

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

Loss of Spouse Bereavement Support Group, Tuesdays, May 15 to 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, Tuesdays, May 15-22, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Look, Listen and Learn, Tuesdays, May 15-22, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For three- and four-year-olds with parent/caregiver. Information:; 203-762-3950.

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

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:; 203-762-3950.

Books for Babies, Wednesdays, May 16-23, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. Geared for babies under 12 months. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Wonderful Ones and Twos with Caregivers, Wednesdays, May 16-23, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Lego Club for Littles, Wednesdays, May 16-23, 4-5 p.m. For grades K-2. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Dinosaur Club, Wednesdays, May 16, through Aug. 29, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. For kids entering grades 4-6 in the fall. Information:; 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:; 203-762-3950.

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

Alternative Investments: Hedge Funds, Private Equity and More, Thursday, May 17, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. With Jon Diorio of BlackRock Investments. Information:; 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.

Wilton Reads: State of Wonder with Joanna Ecke, Thursday, May 17, 10:30 -noon, Wilton Library. A discussion of this work by Ann Patchett, before her appearance on May 30. Information:; 203-762-3950.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, Thursday, May 17, 1-6:30 p.m., Wilton Library. To sign up, call 1-800-448-3543, or visit Walk-ins will be accommodated.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, May 18, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For children ages 2-6 with caregivers. Information:; 203-762-3950.

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:, or 855-8765.

Lights Out at the Library!, Friday, May 18, 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday, May 19, Wilton Library. For boys in grades 2-4, with a pirate theme. Information:; 203-762-3950.

The Greens at Cannondale Garden Festival, Saturday, May 19, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Information: 203-761-1191.

New Perspectives Film Series: Bill Cunningham New York, Saturday, May 19, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Mr. Cunningham, a noted fashion photographer won Best Storytelling in a Drama at the Nantucket Film Festival. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Author Talk: Mike Freeman — Drifting: Two Weeks on the Hudson, Sunday, May 20, 3:30-4:45 p.m., Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Weir Farm Artist-in Residence Exhibition/Reception: Liz Leggett, Monday, May 21, 6–7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Author Talk: Joe Pantoliano — Asylum, Monday, May 21, 7–8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Good Reads, Great Kids, Monday, May 21, 6:15-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Book discussion for children in grades 2 and 3 and their parents. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Senior Center Book Discussion: Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi, Tuesday, May 22, 11-noon, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Call the Senior Center for details and to register at 203-834-6240.

Business Smarts: Choosing the Social Media Platform That’s Best for You, Wednesday, May 23, 8-10 a.m., Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Hands Only CPR — 2 Steps to Save a Life, Thursday, May 23, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, May 26, 11-noon. ROAR’s (Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue) Therapy Dog Program will bring therapy dogs to the library for children to read to them. Information:; 203-762-3950.

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