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 emailed to editor@wiltonbulletin.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.
Herb Garden and Gallery Talks, Thursday, July 16, 4-6, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Herb specialist Nancy Moore will give a talk in the society’s herb garden at 4:30, and quilt artist Denyse Schmidt and rug hooking artist June Myles will talk about their exhibitions in the galleries at 5 and 5:30, respectively. Herb-themed hors d’oeuvre and refreshments will be served. Free for society members, $10 for non-members. Information: wiltonhistorical.org.
Summer Music and More Concert Series, Thursday, July 16, 5-6:30, Wilton Library. The 5 O’clocks present rock, dance and blues numbers in the Brubeck Room. Rain or shine. Free, wine provided by Michael Crystal. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Summer Barbecue Invitations, Friday, July 17, 10-11:30, Wilton Library. Students in sixth and seventh grade, and others, may learn to use the die cutter to create invitations with pizzazz. Must have Connecticut library card and signed Innovation Station agreement. Two students per session. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Mini Maker Camp, Friday, July 17, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children in fifth and sixth grade will make wearable LED tech and explore circuits by making light-up paper crafts. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Take Part in Art, Friday, July 17, 10-4, Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Road. Discover your inner artist while sketching en plein air with graphite pencils, colored pencils or chalk pastels supplied by Weir Farm. Instructional available. All ages. Free. Information: nps.gov/wefa or 203-834-1896.
Tour of the Weir House, Friday, July 17, 11-3:45, Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Road. Tours begin with a 13-minute introductory film before walking to the Weir House for a 30-minute tour. Free. Information: nps.gov/wefa or 203-834-1896.
Teen Impressionist Painting Workshop, Saturday-Sunday, July 18-19, 9-2, Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Road. Must have a basic understanding of their selected art form and be able to handle their own equipment. Classroom lectures, field demonstrations and critique. To register or for more information, 203-834-1896, ext. 28. Website: nps.gov/wefa.
Wilton Street Fair and Sidewalk Sale, Saturday, July 18, 10-4, Wilton Center. Retailers, artisans, restaurants, businesses and local retailers will participate. Petting zoo, balloon characters from Mr. Bungles, carnival games and more for the children. Information: wiltonchamber.com.
Summer Sidewalk Book Sale, Saturday, July 18, 10-4, Wilton Library. Gently used books for beach and vacation reading will be for sale during Wilton’s Sidewalk Sale and Street Fair. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Get Booked!, Saturday, July 18, 11-1, Wilton Library. Area authors will gather to meet and greet book lovers during the sidewalk sale. People may chat, purchase books and have them signed. Free; no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Solder Craft, Monday, July 20, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Students entering sixth and seventh grade, and others, may learn to solder to make a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry. Must have Connecticut library card and signed Innovation Station agreement. Five students per session. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Art Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, July 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Cuyler Remick is Weir Farm’s artist in residence for July. Free; registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Website Building for Teen Girls, Tuesday, July 21, 10-3, Wilton Library. This program for girls entering sixth through eight grade continues through Friday, July 24. The four-day coding camp introduces HTML and CSS and girls will build a website about just about anything they want. Free; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Cryptozoology Club, Tuesday, July 21, 4-5, Wilton Library. The topic this month is arachnophobia. Kids in third through sixth grade will learn about spiders and enjoy “spider snacks.” Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Teen Scavenger Hunt, Tuesday, July 21, 7-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Enjoy pizza before heading off in teams to explore the library searching for clues and answers to puzzling questions. Prizes for winning team. Grades 6-12. Reservations required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Embroidered Tea Towels, Tuesday, July 22, 10-11:30, Wilton Library. Students entering sixth and seventh grade, and others, may learn to use the library’s electronic sewing machine. Must have Connecticut library card and signed Innovation Station agreement. Two students per session. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
New Yorker Shorts, Wednesday, July 22, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. New this summer is Six Stories in Six Weeks with Susan Boyar, discussions of six short stories published in The New Yorker magazine. Meets through Aug. 5. Story titles announced one week ahead. Bring lunch, beverages provided. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Summer Movies, Thursday, July 23, Wilton Library. Frog Kingdom (PG) will be shown from 10:15 to noon; American Girl: Grace Stirs up Success will be shown from 2 to 3:30. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Summer Poetry, Thursday, July 23, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton leads an exploration of Shelley and Keats during their “Annus Mirabilis” of 1819. Poetry packets available at front desk one week before seminar begins. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Quilling Workshop, Thursday, July 23, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Quilling is the art of creating decorative designs from thin strips of curled paper. All ages. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Summer Music and More Concert Series, Thursday, July 23, 5-6:30, Wilton Library.  The Bernadettes return with 70s disco/R&B in the Brubeck Room. Rain or shine. Free, wine provided by Michael Crystal. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Mini Maker Camp, Friday, July 24, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children in fifth and sixth grade will explore magnets by creating a floating pencil and sew plush creatures. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Tales to Tails, Saturday, July 25, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children who are shy but independent readers may read out loud to therapy dogs. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
NAMI-CAN Support Group, Monday, July 27, 10-11:30, G&B Cultural Center, 49 New Street. For parents and caregivers of children with behavioral, emotional and mental health issues. Information: Beth at 203-984-0123 or Beth44es@gmail.com.
Mah Jongg, Tuesday, July 28, 2 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Presented by Stay at Home in Wilton.
Teen Drop-in Crafts, Tuesday, July 28, 3-4:30, Wilton Library. Decorate bottles, create magnets, make jewelry and more. While supplies last. Grades 6-12. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Monogrammed Baby Bibs, Wednesday, July 29, 10-11:30, Wilton Library. Students entering sixth and seventh grade, and others, may learn to use the library’s electronic sewing machine. Must have Connecticut library card and signed Innovation Station agreement. Two students per session. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
New Yorker Shorts, Wednesday, July 29, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. New this summer is Six Stories in Six Weeks with Susan Boyar, discussions of six short stories published in The New Yorker magazine. Meets through Aug. 5. Story titles announced one week ahead. Bring lunch, beverages provided. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Summer Movies, Thursday, July 30, Wilton Library. Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves Fairytale Land will be shown from 10:15 to noon; Strange Magic (PG) will be shown from 2 to 3:30. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Summer Poetry, Thursday, July 30, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton leads an exploration of Shelley and Keats during their “Annus Mirabilis” of 1819. Poetry packets available at front desk one week before seminar begins. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Summer Music and More Concert Series, Thursday, July 30, 5-6:30, Wilton Library. Echoes of Sinatra with Steve Kazlauskas returns with the Great American Songbook style in the Brubeck Room. Rain or shine. Free, wine provided by Michael Crystal. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Mini Maker Camp, Friday, July 31, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children in fifth and sixth grade will make mini brush bots and learn about solar ovens. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Mad Scientist Monday, Monday, Aug. 3, 10-6, Wilton Library. Drop-in program for tricky tech-y fun. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Embroidered Tea Towels, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 10-11:30, Wilton Library. Students entering sixth and seventh grade, and others, may learn to use the library’s electronic sewing machine. Must have Connecticut library card and signed Innovation Station agreement. Two students per session. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Teen Iron Chef Challenge, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 3-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Teams of three to four kids in grades 6 to 12 will create dishes that will be judged on taste, creativity and presentation.  Limited space; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
New Yorker Shorts, Wednesday, Aug. 5, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. The last meeting of Six Stories in Six Weeks with Susan Boyar, discussions of six short stories published in The New Yorker magazine. Story title announced one week ahead. Bring lunch, beverages provided. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Black Tie Affair Concert, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Teen jazz ensemble with Will Comer, Ethan Shenhar, Tristan Clark and Ben Senneff will perform. Free; registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Movie Theater Thursday, Thursday, Aug. 6, Wilton Library. Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle, will be shown from 10:15 to noon. Boxtrolls (PG) will be shown from 2 to 3:30. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Mini Maker Camp, Friday, Aug. 7, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children in fifth and sixth grade will create interesting keyboards using Makey Makey, and also learn how a phonograph works by creating one. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Robert the Guitar Guy, Friday, Aug. 7, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Music, props and dance entertain children 2-6. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Mad Scientist Monday, Monday, Aug. 10, 10-6, Wilton Library. Drop-in program for tricky tech-y fun. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Teen Soaps & Sachets, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 3-5, Wilton Library. Teens entering sixth through 12th grade may make sachets and felt soaps. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Cryptozoology Club, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 4-5, Wilton Library. The topic this month is the Mongolian Death Worm. Kids in third through sixth grade will learn about the elusive Olgoi-Khorkhoi. Snacks. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. A monthly support group for post-treatment cancer survivors presented by the Breast Cancer Survival Center (breastcancersurvival.org) Call Nina Marino at 203-857-7304 with questions. Free, registration highly encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Summer Barbecue Invitations, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 10-11:30, Wilton Library. Students in sixth and seventh grade, and others, may learn to use the die cutter to create invitations with pizzazz. Must have Connecticut library card and signed Innovation Station agreement. Two students per session. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Greens Health Series, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 5:30 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Dr. Anthony Viola will discuss the latest news in knee and hip replacements and treatment options for arthritis. RSVP: 203-761-1191.
Movie Theater Thursday, Thursday, Aug. 13, Wilton Library. Wild Kratts — Super Sprinters (TV-Y), will be shown from 10:15 to 11:15. Home (PG) will be shown from 2 to 3:30. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, Aug. 17, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Meredith Miller will produce a handmade book. Free; registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.