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.

Geometry, Line & Color — Art exhibition, runs through Tuesday, Jan. 29, Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-3950.

Bereavement Support Group for adults who have lost a parent, Thursdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 28, 4-5:30 p.m., at the offices of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, Suite 114 at the Health and Wellness Center of Norwalk Hospital at i.park, 761 Main Avenue (Route 7) on the Norwalk/Wilton town line. Free, but participants must pre-register. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 255.

The Lounge, Fridays, Jan. 11, 18 & 25, 3:30–5. Children in grades 1 and up are invited to play video games on the library’s Wii system. Information: 203-762-3950.

Overdrive Office Hours, Saturdays, Jan. 12, 19 & 26 , 10–noon, Wilton Library. For people who want assistance with downloading e-books and audiobooks to their personal devices. Information: 203-762-3950.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, Jan. 12, 10–3, Wilton Library. For drivers age 50 and older. Information: 203-762-3950.

Minecraft Club, Saturdays, Jan. 12, 19 and 26, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Minecraft is an online computer game and a server for the Wilton Library has been set up with a virtual world where the Minecraft community can meet. Information: 203-762-3950.

Gone in 60 Seconds Book Club, Saturday, Jan. 12, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades 4-6 retell a story they have read in an attempt to “beat the clock.” Information: 203-762-3950.

New Perspectives Film Series: Thunder Soul, Saturday, Jan. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Moderated by filmmaker Megan Smith-Harris. Information: 203-762-3950.

Connecticut’s Own Concert: Connecticut Little Symphony, Sunday, Jan. 13, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Features a group of professional musicians from Connecticut and New York. Information: 203-762-3950.

Paul Winter Consort with St. Matthew’s Choirs and Soloists, Sunday, Jan. 13, 4 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. Mr. Winter is a noted and award-winning saxophonist, bandleader and composer, and has won seven Grammy Awards. Tickets are $80 patron, $40 regular and $20 student. Information: stmatthewswilton.org.

Reel Mondays: U.S. Healthcare — The Good News, Monday, Jan. 14, 7–9:30 p.m., Wilton Library, presented with Wilton League of Women Voters. A documentary exploring the cost disparities of healthcare and some successful models being used in the U.S. A discussion follows with moderator Elaine Abrams, community health coordinator at Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County. Information: 203-762-3950.

Literary Littles, Mondays, Jan. 14 through Feb. 25, 2:15–3, Wilton Library. For ages 4-6 years-old. Information: 203-762-3950.

Bereavement Support Groups for those who have lost a spouse, sponsored by Wilton’s Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. For those who have suffered the recent loss of a spouse, Wednesdays, Jan. 16-Feb. 27, 4-5:30; for those in need of ongoing support, Mondays, Jan. 14-March 4, 3-4:30. Both meet in Suite 114 at the Health and Wellness Center of Norwalk Hospital at i.park, 761 Main Avenue on the Norwalk/Wilton town line. Free, but participants must pre-register. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 255.

Terrific Tales for Twos and Threes, Tuesdays, Jan. 15 through Feb. 26, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. For 2- and 3-year olds. Information: 203-762-3950.

Look, Listen and Learn, Tuesdays, Jan. 15 through Feb. 26, 11–11:30, Wilton Library. For 3- and 4 years-olds. Information: 203-762-3950.

Literary Littles, Tuesdays, Jan. 15, through Feb. 26, 2:15–3, Wilton Library. Story time for ages 4-6 years. Information: 203-762-3950.

Wonderful Ones and Twos, Wednesdays, Jan. 16 through Feb. 27, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For 1- and 2-year-olds. Information: 203-762-3950.

Creation Station!, Wednesdays, Jan. 16, 23 & 30 , 4–5 p.m., Wilton Library. For children in grades K-5. Information: 203-762-3950.

ESL (English as a Second Language) Registration & Testing, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 9:30–11 a.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-3950.

Author Reading for Kids: Linda Petrie Bunch, Thursday, Jan. 17, 4–4:30, Wilton Library. For children ages 3-7. Ms. Bunch share her book A Snow Day for Hannah as well as a short video. Information: 203-762-3950.

Lunch and Learn, Thursday, Jan. 17, noon, and refreshments at 6 p.m.,  Brookdale Place, 96 Danbury Road. Holly Walters from Veterans Financial will talk about the Aid and Attendance benefit available through the Veterans Administration for wartime veterans and surviving spouses. RSVP: 203-761-8999.

Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast, Thursday, Jan. 17, 8 a.m., Marly’s in Wilton Center, presented by Wilton Chamber of Commerce. Keynote speaker is Dr. Nicholas Perna, chief economist of Webster Bank. Cost is $35 per person, reservations required: wiltonchamber.com. Information: 203-762-0567.

Author Talk: Hoda Kotb — Ten Years Later, Friday, Jan. 18, 7–8:30 p.m. With the New York Times best-selling author and award-winning Today show co-anchor. Information: 203-762-3950.

Candlelight Concerts presents Bradley Brookshire, harpsichordist, and Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor in a program including works by Bach, Scarlatti, Handel and Purcell, Sunday, Jan, 20, 4 p.m. at the Wilton Congregational Church on Route 33. Tickets at the door: $25 ($10 for students). Information: wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org, or 203-762-3401.

Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 11-noon, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. William Ziegler will lead a discussion of The Rector of Justin by Louis Auchincloss. For information, and to register: 203-834-6240.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Kathi Smith, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-3950.

The Montessori School Open House, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m., 34 Whipple Road. Presentation and overview of Montessori philosophy will be followed by classroom tours and discussion with teachers, staff and parents. Information: 203-834-0440, ext. 16.

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room — Bucky Pizzarelli, John Cutrone and Jerry Bruno, Saturday, Jan. 26, 7:30-9 p.m., Wilton Library. Jazz pieces performed by three noted musicians. Reception following the concert. Information: 203-762-3950.

Scholarly Series: A Star Spangled Nation: The War of 1812 — The War Connecticut Hated, Sunday, Jan. 27, 4- 5:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Presented with the Wilton Historical Society. State historian  Walter Woodward will discuss the political impact of the war, especially on Connecticut. Mr. Woodward is associate professor of history at the University of Connecticut. Information: 203-762-3950.

Whodunit? Book Club, Monday, Jan. 28, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. For kids in grades 2 and 3. Information: 203-762-3950.