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.

Drop-in Fourth of July Crafts, Wednesday, July 3, 10-7:30, Wilton Library. Patriotic crafts for children of all ages. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Freedom Run Road Race, Thursday, July 4, 8:30 a.m., Wilton High School Track. The annual 5K race is run by Parks and Recreation. Rain date is July 5. Information: wiltonparksandrec.org.

YMCA Open House, Thursday, July 4, Wilton Family Y. The facility is free and open to the public. Pool/pond/splash pool hours are 10-4. Fitness center hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: wiltonymca.org.

Frivolity Bowl, Thursday, July 4, 2:30 p.m. Wilton Athletic Complex. The annual softball contest between Republicans and Democrats will take to the varsity softball field. Information: wiltonparksandrec.org.

Independence Day Celebration, Thursday, July 4, 5 p.m. Wilton Athletic Complex. The festivities begin with music by the Kenn Morr Band at 6:30 and the Rum Runners at 8. Fireworks will be at approximately 9:30, with more Rum Runners at 10. Booster parking is $35; general parking is $20 per car. Information: wiltonparksandrec.org.

Discover Outdoor Wilton, Saturday, July 6, 9-10 a.m., Cherry Lane Park. Meet near the intersection of Cherry Lane and Bank Drive. This park features a pond, stream and red maple swamp. Owls have been observed in the large planted stand of white pine and spruce. Conservation Commissioner Patrice Gillespie will lead the walk. Information: 203-761-9846 or 203-762-7287.

Summer Kick-Off — SOCK HOP!, Saturday, July 6, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. The 50s come back with music, hula-hoop contests, a trivia program, and Elvis look-alike contest. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.com.

Drop-in Summer Crafts, Monday, July 8, 10-7:30, Wilton Library. This week’s craft is about the 1950s. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Un-Book Club (Not Just for Readers), Monday, July 8, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. Reading, crafts and activities. Prizes. Registration required; no fee. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Books for Babies, Tuesday, July 9, 10:15-10:45 a.m., Wilton Library. Songs and gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Wonderful Ones and Twos, Tuesday, July 9, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Terrific Tales for Threes, Tuesday, July 9, 2:30-3, Wilton Library. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

 Fabulous Fours through Sevens, Tuesday, July 9, 2:30-3, Wilton Library. Stories, a short film, and a craft to take home. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Tuesday, July 9, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Vatsala Warrier will discuss her latest collection of short stories, Mortal Bonds. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Teen Band featuring Grey Rocks, Tuesday, July 9, 8-9:30 p.m. Wilton Library. Four Wilton teen musicians — Ryan Amodei, Forest Rappaport, Cole Smith and Wes Wallace — come together for a musical performance. Registration suggested.  Refreshments served. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Wednesday, July 10, 10-2, Wilton Library. For drivers 50 and older. No written or driving tests; classroom only. Registration required. Program cost: $12 for AARP members; $14 for non-members. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

The Guitar Guy, Wednesday, July 10, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Robert the Guitar Guy uses music, props, movement, and dance to entertain children from 2 to 6, and their grown-ups.  Registration recommended; free. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Wonderful Wednesdays, Wednesday, July 10, 3-4, Wilton Library. Robert Rivest and his World of Mime entertains children in kindergarten and up. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Tie Dye for Teens, Wednesday, July 10, 4-5, Wilton Library. Teens create  unique T-shirts. Registration required. Please specify T-shirt size (Adult Small, Medium or Large). Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Movie Theater Thursdays, Thursday, July 11, Wilton Library.  Walt Disney’s classic Lady and the Tramp will be shown from 10:15 to 11:30. Back to the Future I will be shown from 2 to 4. Healthy snacks will be served. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Music and More Concert Series, Thursday, July 11, 5-6:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Chance Browne and the Twinkies open the 13th year of concerts at Wilton Library providing their usual style of funk/blues tunes. Open to the public, concerts and refreshments free. Concerts take place in the Brubeck Room, rain or shine. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Dancing through the Decades, Friday, July 12, 3-4, Wilton Library. Dances from the 1950s will be taught by professional dancer Debra MacDonald — the Hully Gully, the Stroll and the Bunny Hop. For grades K and up. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Annual Summer Show Exhibition Reception, Friday, July 12, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. More than 50 Wilton artists display diverse styles, media, and subjects in this two-month long annual summer show. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Drop-in Summer Crafts, Monday, July 15, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Wilton Library. This week’s craft is about the 1960s. Free; no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Un-Book Club (Not Just for Readers), Monday, July 15, 4-4:45 p.m. The book that will be shared this week is Masterpiece by Elise Broach. Grades 2 and up. Registration required; free. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, July 15, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. July brings Lisa Gabrielle Russell to the Weir Farm artist in residency program. Free; Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Reel Mondays, Monday, July 15, 7-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The library and League of Women Voters present a showing of Hot Coffee,  a film that reveals what really happened to Stella Liebeck, the Albuquerque woman who spilled coffee on herself and sued McDonald’s. Refreshments; free. Registration: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Books for Babies, Tuesday, July 16, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Wilton Library. Songs and gentle stories geared for babies under 12 months old. Free; no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Wonderful Ones and Twos, Tuesday, July 16, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. The emphasis is on books, with some songs and toy time. Free; no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Terrific Tales for Threes, Tuesday, July 16, 2:30-3, Wilton Library. Free; no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

 Fabulous Fours through Sevens, Tuesday, July 16, 2:30-3, Wilton Library. Stories, a short film, and a craft to take home. Free; no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Dessert Wars for Teens, Tuesday, July 16, 3-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Teams will create one-of-a-kind desserts. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Wonderful Wednesday, Wednesday, July 17, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. The Discovery Museum will show how astronauts work and live in outer space. Grades K-8, registration required; Free. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Teen Movie Double, Wednesday, July 17, 4-8 p.m., Wilton Libary. Two Mel Brooks classics, Men in Tights and Young Frankenstein will be shown. Pizza served. For teens entering grades 6-12. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.