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.

Holiday Ornament Decorating for Teens, Thursday, Dec. 11, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. For grades 6-12, refreshments, seasonal music. Free, registration required.

Book Buzz,  Evening Edition, Thursday, Dec. 11, 6-7, Wilton Library. Chat about favorite books and get recommendations for titles to read. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Holiday Trunk Show, Ladies’ Night, Thursday, Dec. 11, 6-8, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. A glass of wine and nibbles accompany a group of local artisans offering their wares, many handmade. Free. Informaton: wiltonhistorical.org.

Film Screening of Fed Up, Thursday, Dec. 11, 6:30-9, Wilton Library. Fed Up is an examination of America’s obesity epidemic and the role played by the food industry. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Michel Nischan, chef and founder of Wholesome Wave in Bridgeport and Cedi Maher from Person2Person. Healthy food reception catered by The Copper Cricket. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Holiday Trunk Show, Friday, Dec. 12, 9-11 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Coffee, tea and pastries accompany shopping with local artisans offering their wares, many handmade. Free. Informaton: wiltonhistorical.org.

Art Exhibition and Reception, Friday, Dec. 12, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. More than 100 pieces from the St. Philip Artists’ Guild, 13 artists who share space in the Manice Lockwood Mansion in Norwalk. Free. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Sounds of the Season, Friday, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. Music on the Hill’s Festival Chorus will join the Jubilate Ringers handbell choir for a Christmas concert including carols sung with the audience. Information: musiconthehillCT.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Dec. 13, 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. 13, 11-1, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Craft projects: Make Your Own Pamander and Decorate Your OwnHoliday Cookies. Cost: $5/member child, max $15/family; $10/non-member child, max $30/family. Information: 203-762-7257 or wiltonhistorical.org.

Santa Visits Historical Society, Saturday, Dec. 13, 11-3, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Information: 203-762-7257 or wiltonhistorical.org.

Songs for the Season, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2-3, Wilton Library. In Victorian costume, musician Robin Greenstein will perform popular seasonal songs on guitar, flute, violin and percussion. Ages 4 and up, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

New Perspectives Documentary Film Series, Saturday, Dec. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The film is Get the Picture, a story about war photographers. Suggested donation of $5. Refreshments. Q&A follows the film. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

The Nutcracker, Sunday, Dec. 14, 1 and 4:30 p.m., Clune Center for the Performing Arts at Wilton High School, Danbury Road. A full-scale production by the Wilton Dance Studio. Ticket information: 203-544-9007 or wiltondance.com. Tickets also available at the door.

Annual Advent Concert, Sunday, Dec. 14, 3:30, Villa Notre Dame Chapel, School Sisters of Notre Dame, 345 Belden Hill. Family friendly concert features the Christmas Cantata On This Shining Night by Lee Dengler and Susan Naus Dengler as well as familiar carols.

Book Buzz, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Chat about favorite books and get recommendations for titles to read. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Nifty Nutmeggers Book Club, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. For children in grades 3-5. This month’s book choices: Odd Duck by Cecil Castellucci, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba, and Joshua Dredd by Lee Bacon. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

3D Makers — Holiday Gifts, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 3:30-4:30, Wilton Library. Design and print your own 3D object with a 3D design website and library staff assistance. For ages 8-12. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Menorah Lighting, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m., Wilton Town Green. Includes live music, hot latkes, Hanukkah gelt, dreidels. Free, open to all. Information: 203-635-4118 or schneersoncenter.org.

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.