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 17 through Thursday, June 14, 4 to 5; Children’s Advanced Chess, 5-6. Wilton Library. 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.

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.

Oliver! A Wilton High School production, Thursday, May 17, 7:30; Friday, May 18, 8; Saturday, May 19, 4 p.m.; Tickets, $15/adults, $10/students; 203-834-4844 or

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

Steel Magnolias, presented by Wilton Playshop. Performances: May 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26, at 8 p.m.; May 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets:

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.

Bone Marrow Donor Drive to help a six-year-old boy with acute lympocytic leukemia, Sunday, May 20, 1-4, Wilton Family Y, 404 Danbury Road. Information: 203-762-8384, ext. 207 or

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.

Special Needs Fair, Sunday May 20, 1-4 p.m., Wilton Family Y, 404 Danbury Road. Several vendors and free seminars. Information: Gloria Bass, special needs coordinator, Wilton YMCA, 203-762-8384, ext. 207, or

Literary Littles, Monday, May 21, 2:15-3, Wilton Library. For independent listeners ages 4-6. 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.

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

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

Literary Littles, Tuesday, May 22, 2:15-3, Wilton Library. For independent listeners ages four to six. 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.

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

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

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

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 24, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Children’s Garden Club, Friday, May 25, 4-5, Wilton Library. Children in grades K and up. 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.

Boy Scout Troop 125 Celebration, Monday, May 28, immediately following the Memorial Day Parade, Merwin Meadows. Celebrating Troop 125’s 101 Eagle Scouts, with a barbecue. All alumni and Scout families are invited.

Wilton Reads: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett, Wednesday, May 30, 7-9 p.m. Wilton Library encourages all community members to partake in reading and discussing the book. This is Ann Patchett’s second talk at the library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Author Talk: Douglas Brinkley — Cronkite, Thursday, May 31, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Wilson Avenue Loft Artists ‘Words Matter’ Art Exhibition Reception, Friday, June 1, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

First Saturday Books for Babies, Saturday, June 2, 9:30-10 a.m., Wilton Library. Geared for babies under 12 months. Information:; 203-762-3950.

OverDrive Volunteers ‘Office Hours’, Saturdays, June 2-30, 10 a.m.-noon, Wilton Library. Assistance downloading e-books and audiobooks to personal devices, with help with Wilton Library’s Overdrive Volunteers. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Digital Photography Hands-On Class: Bringing Vibrancy to Everyday Photos, Sunday, June 3, 1:30-3 p.m., Wilton Library. With Michael Franco. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Art Adventures, Tuesday, June 5, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. For children in grades 3-5. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Dinosaur Club, Wednesday, June 6 through Wednesday, Aug. 29, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Sleepytime Stories, Wednesday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27, 6-6:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Ages 2-6. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Teddy Bear Picnic, Thursday, June 7, 11-11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. Ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver. Information:; 203-762-3950.

Explore the Wild Side with Jim Fowler and Daryl Hawk, Thursday, June 7, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Wildlife expert Jim Fowler is one of the world’s best known naturalists and is a professional zoologist. Daryl Hawk, noted photographer, will interview him on stage. Information:; 203-762-3950.