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

The Hobbit: The Game, Thursday, March 28, 4-5, Wilton Library. For grades 4-6 with caregiver in the building. Free, registration required; 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Bereavement Support Group, Thursday, March 28, 4-5:30. Eight-week support group for those who have lost a parent begins, sponsored by Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. Free. Meet in Suite 114, i.park, 761 Main Avenue, Norwalk/Wilton town line. Registration required; 203-834-6341, ext. 255.

Maundy Thursday Service, Thursday, March 28, Wilton Congregational Church, Ridgefield Road. Meditation at 6:15, supper at 7, Service of Tenebrae at 8. The community is invited. Information: 203-762-5591.

Agape Meal, Thursday, March 28, 6:30 p.m., Wilton Baptist Church, 254 Danbury Road. Information: 203-762-2429.

Author Talk, Thursday, March 28, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Margot Berwin will discuss The Scent of Darkness. Books available for purchase and signing. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Cheesy Games for Teens, Friday, March 29, 2-4, Wilton Library. Classic board games for teens in grades 6-12. Play for prizes. Registration recommended; wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Good Friday Service, Friday, March 29, 7:30 p.m., Wilton Baptist Church, 254 Danbury Road. Information: 203-762-2429.

Family Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m., Wilton Congregational Church courtyard, Ridgefield Road. Refreshments, crafts. Information: 203-762-5591.

Easter Program, Sunday, March 31, Wilton Baptist Church, 254 Danbury Road. Breakfast at 9, Sunday school at 9:45, Easter service at 11. Easter  egg hunt at 1, at the Manse, 222 Mountain Road. Information: 203-762-2429.

Easter Worship Services, Sunday, March 31, 9 and 11 a.m., Wilton Congregational Church, Ridgefield Road. A musical program will present Missa Brevis in C by Mozart. Information: 203-762-5591.

Egyptian Spring Festival, Monday, April 1, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Nisreen Saeed and Nevine Michaels share cultural traditions with crafts, refreshments and stories. For ages 4 and up. Free, registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Author Talk: Therese Anne Fowler, Monday, April 1, 8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Ms. Fowler will discuss Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald. Free, registration encouraged. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

TechExpo 4.0, Wednesday, April 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Miller-Driscoll School. Demonstrations of technology used in a variety of educational applications in Wilton public schools. “Child innovators” will be featured showing how they use technology outside of school.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business with SCORE, Wednesday, April 3, 5:30-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Business development seminars. This week: Marketing Planning. Check-in begins at 5:15. Free, registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Rocking the Credo: Faith in Calm and Crisis, Wednesday, April 3, 7-9 p.m.., Wilton Congregational Church, Ridgefield Road. Rev. Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas explores faith formation based on Marcus Borg’s The Heart of Christianity. All are welcome. Information: 203-762-5591.

Poetic Excursions with Judson Scruton, Thursday, April 4, 10:30-noon. Skimming the Cream is a four-part poetry series of poets and their writing techniques. Packets at the front desk before seminar begins. Free, advance registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Town Meeting with Congressman Jim Himes, Thursday, April 4, 7 p.m., Trackside, 15 Station Road. The congressman invites citizens to comment on issues facing Congress. RSVPs encouraged: 866-453-0028 or himes.house.gov.

Residential Rain Garden Workshop, Thursday and Friday, April 4-5, Old Town Hall, Ridgefield Road. Thursday, 9-3:30; Friday, 8:30-12:30. Admission: $45, includes morning snacks, lunch and all required materials. Register by March 29; http://nemo.uconn.edu/raingardens or 860-345-5225.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, April 5, 11-11:30, Wilton library. For ages 2-6; music, props and dance. Free, registration recommended. Information: wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Take A Chance at Organic Food + Wine, Friday, April 5, 7-10 p.m., Carriage Barn at Ambler Farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Food, wine and auction. Reservations: amblerfarm.org or amblerfarm@gmail.com.

Beyond Words, Friday, April 5, 7-11 p.m., Wilton Library. Fund-raiser with Venetian masquerade theme for the library. Online silent auction at biddingforgood.com. Tickets $150 to $500 per person. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, click on Beyond Words, or call 203-762-3950, ext. 216.

Townwide Community Cleanup, Saturday, April 6, 9-noon, Wilton Center. Sponsored by the Wilton Conservation Commission. Volunteers invited to help clean up target areas around town; residents encouraged to focus on their neighborhoods. Work gloves, garbage bags and trash collection available at the gazebo. Information: 203-563-0180.

Bottled Up!, Saturday, April 6, 10-1, Trackside Teen Center, Station Road. Bottle and can recycling drive to benefit Wilton schools. Bring refundable bottles and cans to the teen center. Information: wiltoneducationfoundation.org.

Project Return Birdhouse Auction, Saturday, April 6, 7-11 p.m., Rolling Hills Country Club, Hurlbutt Street. A benefit for  Project Return of Westport, which serves adolescent girls and young women in crisis. Tickets: $125. Information: projectreturn.org or 203-291-6402.

Kids Fest, Sunday, April 7, 10-4, Wilton High School Field House, Danbury Road. Sponsored by WEBE-108 and Norwalk Hospital. Medical information sized for children, ambulance tours, giveaways. Information: 203-852-2250.

Aspects of Poetry, Sunday, April 7, 3-4:30, Wilton Library. Discussion and readings by Bill Ziegler. Free, registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Pasek & Paul, Sunday April 7, 4 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. Musical theater songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul offer a concert of stories and songs, presented by The Arts at St. Matthew’s. Special guest: Carrie Manolakos. Tickets: $40/patrons, $20/adults, $10/students available online or at the door. Information: stmatthewswilton.org or 203-762-7400.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, April 8, 3:45-5:15, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 6-12 invited. TAB selects materials for the teen collection and plans teen events. Applications online for first-time attendees or email tmorgan@witonlibrary.org. Registration recommended.  Information: wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, April 9, 6-8 p.m., Free, refreshments provided. Questions: Nina Marino, 203-857-7304.   Registration highly encouraged. Information: wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, April 10, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdich will be discussed. Bring lunch, beverages provided. Advance registration recommended. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Ambler Farm  Reads, Wednesday, April 10, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Children 4-6 may check out books at the farm, bring library card. This month’s focus: sheep. Free, registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

April in Paris, Wednesday, April 10, 5-7 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Parisian style dining: crepes, cheeses, pastries and more. $10 donation benefits Connecticut chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. RSVP by April 7 to 203-761-1191.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business with SCORE, Wednesday, April 10, 5:30-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Business development seminars. This week: Financial Planning. Check-in begins at 5:15. Free, registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Rocking the Credo: Faith in Calm and Crisis, Wednesday, April 10, 7-9 p.m.., Wilton Congregational Church, Ridgefield Road. Rev. Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas explores faith formation based on Marcus Borg’s The Heart of Christianity. All are welcome. Information: 203-762-5591.

Poetic Excursions with Judson Scruton, Thursday, April 11, 10:30-noon. Skimming the Cream is a four-part poetry series of poets and their writing techniques. Packets at the front desk before seminar begins. Free, advance registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Green Speaker Series, Thursday, April 11, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Wilton Go Green and the library present GMOs — Genetically Modified Organisms — Are They on Your Plate Without You Knowing? Free, registration recommended. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Focus ’13 Opening Reception, Friday, April 12, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Annual photography show, continues through April 29. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Gone in 60 Seconds Book Club, Saturday, April 13, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. For grades 4-6. This month’s book is Coraline by Neil Gaiman. Free, no registration. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Connecticut’s Own Concert, Sunday, April 14, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Flutist Jessica Raposo is joined by pianist Andrew Gordon and guitarist Daniel Corr performing Bach, George Enesco and Katherine Hoover. Free, registration recommended. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, April 16, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Free; registration suggested; wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business with SCORE, Wednesday, April 17, 5:30-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Business development seminars. This week: Funding & Next Steps. Free, registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Rocking the Credo: Faith in Calm and Crisis, Wednesday, April 17, 7-9 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, Ridgefield Road. Rev. Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas explores faith formation. All are welcome. Information: 203-762-5591.

Poetic Excursions with Judson Scruton, Thursday, April 18, 10:30-noon. A four-part poetry series of poets and their writing techniques. Packets at the front desk before seminar begins. Free, advance registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Board Game Extravaganza!, Thursday, April 18, 1-5, Wilton Library. For ages 3 and up: Candyland, Operation, Trivial Pursuit and more. Free, no registration. Information: wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-3950.

Positive Strategies for Dealing with Stress, Thursday, April 18, 6 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Meg Weissmann of Norwalk Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry will give a talk. Dinner at 5:30. RSVP: 203-761-1191.