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 emailed to editor@wiltonbulletin.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.

Decorate A Holiday Ornament, Thursday, Dec. 18, 3-4:30, Comstock Community Center, Room 13, 180 School Road. Wilton Arts Council will provide ornaments and decorating materials. Children and adults. Free. Reservations strongly recommended by Dec. 15: DeniseSusalkaArt@aol.com.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Dec. 20, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children 8 and up may play the online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Handmade for the Holidays, Saturday, Dec. 20, 11-1, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children are invited to make their own felted ornament. Cost: $5/member child, max $15/family; $10/non-member child, max $30/family. Information: 203-762-7257 or wiltonhistorical.org.

Holiday Spectacular, Saturday, Dec. 20, noon and 4 p.m., Wilton High School, Danbury Road. A Broadway-style family holiday show presented by the Walter Schalk School of Dance and Bankwell in Wilton. Admission: $20/adults, $10/students and seniors. Tickets on sale at Bankwell Dec. 15-19 from 9 to noon, WalterSchalk.com and at the door. Proceeds benefit The Walter Schalk Scholarship Fund for the Performing Arts. Information: 203-762-7508.

Holiday Crafts, Sunday, Dec. 21, 1-4:30, Wilton Library. Materials for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and winter solstice crafts. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Holiday Spectacular, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2 p.m., Wilton High School, Danbury Road. A Broadway-style family holiday show presented by the Walter Schalk School of Dance and Bankwell in Wilton. Admission: $20/adults, $10/students and seniors. Tickets on sale at Bankwell Dec. 15-19 from 9 to noon, WalterSchalk.com and at the door. Proceeds benefit The Walter Schalk Scholarship Fund for the Performing Arts. Information: 203-762-7508.

Blood Drive, Monday, Dec. 22, 11-4, Wilton Library. Run by the American Red Cross, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (448-3543) or visit redcrossblood.org for an appointment. Walk-ins will be accommodated. ID required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Dec. 27, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children 8 and up may play the online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, Dec. 27, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children who are shy but independent readers may read to therapy dogs. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Robert the Guitar Guy, Friday, Jan. 2, 11-1:30, Wilton Library. Music and movement for children 2-6. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Jan. 3, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children 8 and up may play the online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Cryptozoology Club, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Each month children in grades 3-6 will learn about a different legendary beast. This month: Bigfoot. Snacks served. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 10-2  Wilton Library. No written or driving tests. Registration required. Cost: $15/AAARP members, $20/non-members, cash or check only. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Learning About Earth Science, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades K-2 learn about volcanos, thunder, tornadoes and more. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Enhancing Focus and Wellness at Work Through Mindfulness, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Consultant Andy Lee teaches simple mental exercises that help you deal more effectively with workplace challenges. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Magic: The Gathering, Thursday, Jan. 8, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 7-9 may bring their Magic cards and join in a game of chance and skill. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Children’s Chess, Thursday, Jan. 8, Wilton Library. Beginner chess from 4 to 5, advanced chess from 5 to 6. An eight-part program through Feb. 26. Fee: $80 for the series. In-person registration required; payment due at registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Thursday, Jan. 8, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Priya Parmar will discuss her book, Vanessa and Her Sister. Q&A and book signing. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Jan. 10, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children 8 and up may play the online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Stay at Home in Wilton Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, Danbury Road. All men in the community are invited. RSVP  by calling Janet Johnson at 203-762-2600.

Mah Jongg with Stay at Home in Wilton, Tuesday, Jan. 13, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Details: Kay Chann, 203-762-9026.

Learning About Earth Science, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades K-2 learn about volcanos, thunder, tornadoes and more. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Stay at Home in Wilton Ladies Brunch, Thursday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m., Orem’s Diner, Danbury Road. RSVP by calling Janet Johnson at 203-762-2600.

Magic: The Gathering, Thursday, Jan. 15, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 7-9 may bring their Magic cards and join in a game of chance and skill. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Jan. 17, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children 8 and up may play the online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Learning About Earth Science, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades K-2 learn about volcanos, thunder, tornadoes and more. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Magic: The Gathering, Thursday, Jan. 22, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 7-9 may bring their Magic cards and join in a game of chance and skill. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.