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

Mammography Screening, Friday, Sept. 6, 9-3, Wilton Library. Stamford Hospital’s Mobile Facility for Mammography Screening will be in the front parking lot of the library offering fully digital, fast and private screenings for women 35 and older. Insurance is accepted. For an appointment, call 203-276-5990 and choose option 1.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, Sept. 6, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For ages 2-6, Robert the Guitar Guy uses music, props, movement and dance to entertain. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950,

Tots to Teens Book Sale, Friday, Sept. 6-Sunday, Sept. 8, Wilton Library. Books for all ages will be featured along with books on tape and CD, DVDs and music CDs. Hours: Friday, noon to 6; Saturday, 10 to 5; Sunday, 1 to 5. Sunday items are half-price. Information: 203-762-3950,

Five Photographers 5 Styles Reception, Friday, Sept. 6, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. The work of five Wilton photographers is featured. Reception open to the public. Exhibition runs through Sept. 27. Information: 203-762-3950,

Discover Outdoor Wilton, Saturday, Sept. 7, 9-10 a.m., Bradley Park. Meet at the end of Oak Ledge Lane. Just above Wilton Center, Bradley Park features a boardwalk trail to the heart of a red maple swamp. A variety of ferns and shrubs, including tall cinnamon ferns, fragrant sweet pepperbush and showy swamp azalea may be observed. Friendly dogs on a leash are welcome. Conservation Commissioners Donna Merrill and Susan DiLoreto will lead the walk. Participants are encouraged to bring their camera and enter the 2013 photo calendar contest. Rain date is Sept. 8, 10 a.m. Information: 203-761-9846 or 203-762-7287.

Touch A Truck, Saturday, Sept. 7, 11-3, Middlebrook Middle School, 131 School Road. Pony rides, popcorn, face painting, bake sale, pizza, “Roaming Railroad,” Sparkles the Clown, Wilton Steel, and lots of trucks. Admission: $30/family. Rain or shine. Silent hour from 11 to noon for children with special needs.

WDTC Fall Barbecue, Saturday, Sept. 7, noon to 3, Merwin Meadows. Presented by the Wilton Democratic Town Committee. Candidates for the fall election and elected officials will be on hand. Tickets: $45/adults. Children and family rates available. Information: or 203-858-5430.

All-Church Rally Day Celebration, Sunday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. Church committee members will answer questions about missions program, women’s fellowship, membership, volunteer efforts, and education and music programs. Picnic foods and beverages; activities for al ages including a bouncy castle, games, popcorn, face painting, etc. All are welcome. Free, but contributions accepted. Information: 203-762-5591.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Presented by the Breast Cancer Survival Center ( Free; sandwiches, fruits and beverages provided. Questions: Nina Marino, 203-857-7304. Registration highly encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950,

Mindfulness Meditation, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Andy Lee, who has studied meditation for over 12 years, will introduce simple and effective mindfulness practices to be at peace in the present moment. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950,

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Sept. 11, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. The book this month is The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Advance registration suggested. For a list of meetings and titles visit and click on Wilton Library Readers in Quick Links. Information: 203-762-3950,

Senior Luncheon, Wednesday, Sept. 11, noon, Ogden House, 100 River Road. Lunch is follwed by entertainment or an educational program. Cost: $3. Information: 203-834-6240.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Children 3-5 and their caregivers meet at the farm for stories and a nature walk. Children should bring their library cards to check out books at the farm. The theme is “what’s growing in the garden.” Free, registration required.  Information: 203-762-3950,

Create Your Own Dollhouse, Thursday, Sept. 12, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. Children in second grade and up may create their own dollhouse from a shoebox or similar-sized box they bring from home. This is a three-part workshop continuing on Sept. 19 and 26. Information: 203-762-3950,

Senior Community Day, Sunday, Sept. 15, 1-3:30, Comstock Community Center, 180 School road. An afternoon dedicated to all aspects of senior living: health, finances, travel, entertainment, safety, law, where to live and what to do. Free. Information: 203-834-6240 or

Wilton Reads 2013 Book Discussion, Monday, Sept. 16, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Joanna Ecke will lead a discussion of Attica Locke’s book, The Cutting Season, chosen as this year’s Wilton Reads selection. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950,

Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Librarians Lauren McLaughlin and Melissa Baker moderate a conversation on the group’s favorite titles. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950,

Sports Injury Prevention, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Dr. Amy O’Donnell, a board-certified chiropractic physician, will discuss types of sports injuries, their causes and how to prevent them. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950,

Senior Luncheon at St. Matthew’s, Thursday, Sept. 19, noon, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. Doug Jones will give a talk on his wife, Betty Jones’, opera career. Reservations: 203-762-7400.

Create Your Own Dollhouse, Thursday, Sept. 19, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. This is the second part of a three-part workshop in which children in second grade and up may create their own dollhouse from a shoebox or similar-sized box they bring from home. Concludes Sept. 26. Information: 203-762-3950,

WGG/WLA Speaker, Thursday, Sept. 19, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Writer and filmmaker Jon Bowermaster has traveled the world for the National Geographic Society studying the relationship between man and nature, particularly water issues.  Lately he has focused on the fight over fracking. He will be interviewed by adventure photographer Daryl Hawk. Presented by Wilton Go Green and the library. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950,

Hunt for Wild Food, Sunday, Sept. 21, 3 p.m., Woodcock Nature Center. “Wildman” Steve Brill will lead a two-hour food foraging tour for white oak acorns, shagbark hickory nuts, black walnuts, and mushrooms. Suggested donation: $20/adults, $10/children under 12. Call 914-835-2153 at least 24 hours in advance to reserve a spot.

The Victorian Novel Examined, Saturday, Sept. 21, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. Yale College Dean of Academic Affairs Mark Schenker will discuss The Victorian Novel: Approaching 200 Years Old But Still Relevant in a two-part series concluding Oct. 5. For this session, the novels of Charles Dickens and Charlotte and Emily Bronte will be discussed. A one-hour talk will be followed by Q&A. Wine and cheese will be served Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950,

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, Sept. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The Imposter will be presented, a story of a U.S. kidnapping in 1994 of a 13-year-old boy who is found alive in Spain three years later. Q&A after the film. Suggested donation of $5. Refreshments. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950,

Jazz in the Garden, Sunday, Sept. 22, 3-5, Weir Farm National Historic Site. The Grace Kelly Quintet will be featured, rain or shine. Chairs are provided although guests are invited to bring their own chairs, blanket, picnic and wine if they like. Parking will be at Branchville Elementary School, 40 Florida Road, with shuttle service from 2 to 6. Tickets and information:

Wilton Reads 2013 Book Discussion, Monday, Sept. 23, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Susan Boyar will lead a discussion of Attica Locke’s book, The Cutting Season, chosen as this year’s Wilton Reads selection. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950,

Whodunit? Book Club, Monday, Sept. 23, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. For grades 2 and 3. The book is A to Z Mysteries: The White Wolf by Ron Roy. Snacks and detective activities. Information: 203-762-3950,

Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Judson Scruton will lead a discussion of The Wild Braid: A Poet Reflects on a Century in the Garden by Stanley Kunitz. Information/registration: 203-834-6240.

English as a Second Language, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 9:30-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Registration and placement testing for ESL classes for the multi-level student. Walk in to take the test. Classes begin Sept. 30 at Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-3950,

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 3:45-5, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join a monthly meeting to help select materials for the teen collection, plan events and more. Newcomers welcome. Registration recommended. For details, call Tracey Morgan at 203-762-3950, ext. 224 or email

Author Talk: Susan Conley, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Ms. Conley will discuss her novel Paris Was the Place. Free. Books available for purchase and signing. Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950,

Create Your Own Dollhouse, Thursday, Sept. 26, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. This is the conclusion of a three-part workshop in which children in second grade and up may create their own dollhouse from a shoebox or similar-sized box they bring from home. Information: 203-762-3950,

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Reception, Thursday, Sept. 26, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Tiffany Johnson and Brandon Cook are both painters who have drawn on Weir Farm for inspiration during their stay. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950,

Ben Van Vechten Seminar, Thursday-Friday, Sept. 26-27, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Mr. Van Vechten will present a two-day seminar called Literary Jumble. Copies of the selections he will discuss will be available at the front desk. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950,

Wilton Reads 2013 Author Visit, Friday, Sept. 27, 7-8:30, Wilton Library. Author Attica Locke will discuss her book, The Cutting Season, chosen as this year’s selection for Wilton Reads. Reservations strongly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950,

Connecticut’s Own Concert, Sunday, Sept. 29, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Storytelling Oboes by Oboe Duo Agosto presents music inspired by poems, folktales, folk songs, myths and fables. Free, registration strongly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950,

Minks to Sinks Dropoff, Oct. 1-3, Tennis Courts, Route 7. Items may be dropped off for consignment or as donations for the mega-tag sale Tuesday, Oct. 1, 10-2; Wednesday, Oct. 2, 10-2 and 4-6; Thursday, Oct. 3, 10-2. Information: