Wilton 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.
Luncheon Lecture Series, Thursday, June 20, noon, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Guest speaker is Ben Colman of the Florence Griswold Museum who will discuss American painter Ralph Earl. Free. Bring lunch, dessert and refreshments provided. Information: wiltonhistorical.org.
Wilton Library Summer Reading Program Registration Week, June 21-28, 10-6, Wilton Library. Patrons may use the summer reading program, Evanced, to register and log in their summer reading. Information: 203-762-3950. wiltonlibrary.org.
AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, June 22, 10-2, Wilton Library. No written or driving test, classroom only. Connecticut residents only. Registration: $12/AARP members, $14 dollars/non-members. Bring check or cash only. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.
Tales to Tails, Saturday, June 22, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children who are independent readers may read to therapy dogs. Free. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.
PGP Preview, Saturday, June 22, 2-4, 6-8 p.m., Middlebrook School. Adults may view site of the Post Graduation Party. No children under 18, no pets or cameras allowed.
Wilton High School Graduation, Saturday, June 22, 5 p.m., Memorial Stadium.
Hot & Cole, Sunday, June 23, 3 p.m., Trackside, 15 Station Road. Senior talent show featuring songs and stories of Cole Porter. Free. Information: 203-761-1191.
Red Cross Babysitting Training, Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, 10-1:30, Wilton Library. For students 11-15. The fee of $90 is due before class. To register, call Susan L. at 203-762-3950, ext. 243. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.
Lego Club, Wednesday, June 26, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. For children in kindergarten through fourth grade. Tickets will be passed out at the Children’s reference desk starting at 3:45 p.m. the day of the program. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.
Poets by Acclamation, Thursday, June 27, 10:30-noon. Judson Scruton leads a four-part summer poetry series. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.
Jazz Performance, Saturday, June 29, 5:30-7 p.m., Wilton Library. The Ian Harleman Jazz Camp Rising Musicians perform. A reception follows the performance. Free, registration required. 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.
Independence Day Celebration, Thursday, July 4, 5 p.m. Wilton Athletic Complex. The festivities begin with music by Acoustic Wilton at 5, 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: wiltonparks and rec.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.