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.

Book Buzz — Evening Edition, Thursday, Nov. 13, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. A conversation with librarians Lauren McLaughlin and Karen Zeibak on what’s popular. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Romeo and Juliet, Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. Shakespeare’s tragedy is brought to life by 40 students. Tickets: $10/students, $12/adults: 203-834-4844 or whstix@wilton.k12.ct.us.

Later Life, Thursday, Nov. 13, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. This play by A.R. Gurney looks at the turmoil of later life and a rekindled romance. Information and tickets: 203-762-7629 or wiltonplayshop.org.

Romeo and Juliet, Friday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. Shakespeare’s tragedy is brought to life by 40 students. Tickets: $10/students, $12/adults: 203-834-4844 or whstix@wilton.k12.ct.us.

Later Life, Friday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. This play by A.R. Gurney looks at the turmoil of later life and a rekindled romance. Information and tickets: 203-762-7629 or wiltonplayshop.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Nov. 15, 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.

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra — Woodwinds, Saturday, Nov. 15, 11-noon, Wilton Library. An interactive presentation for children 4 to 10 with their families. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

International Adoption Workshop, Saturday, Nov. 15, 1:30, WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Road. “Teens & Tweens — What I Would Tell You If I Could Find A Way,” on parenting internationally adopted children presented by The Ties Program. Donation: $10. Pre-registration online required: http://bit.ly/1uVOvLI.

Thanksgiving Story Time, Saturday, Nov. 15, 4-3:45, Wilton Library. For ages 4 and up. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Survivors Swing Band, Saturday, Nov. 15, 7:30-9, Wilton Library. Take a musical tour of the dance band swing era of the 1920s-1940s. Suggested donation: $10. Registration strongly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Romeo and Juliet, Saturday, Nov. 15, 8 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. Shakespeare’s tragedy is brought to life by 40 students. Tickets: $10/students, $12/adults: 203-834-4844 or whstix@wilton.k12.ct.us.

Later Life, Saturday, Nov. 15, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. This play by A.R. Gurney looks at the turmoil of later life and a rekindled romance. Information and tickets: 203-762-7629 or wiltonplayshop.org.

The Arts at St. Matthew’s, Sunday, Nov. 16, 4 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. Classical guitarist Ben Verdery will perform. Tickets: $25/regular, $50/patron (preferred seating). Information: info@artsatstmatthews.com or artsatstmatthews.org.

STEAM Team!, Monday, Nov. 17, 3:15-5, Wilton Library. Children ages 10-12 will learn about renewable energy sources in this three-week program: solar, water and wind power using K’Nex Education Kits. This is the final week. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence, Monday, Nov. 17, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. An exhibition/reception featuring Kim Henry, whose work “zooms in” on nature. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Book Buzz, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 11-noon, Wilton Library. A conversation with librarians Lauren McLaughlin and Melissa Baker on what’s popular. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Ladakh: Land of High Passes, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. A presentation by photographer Daryl Hawk on his 3,200-mile trek across northern India and Kashmir. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Rainbow Loom, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 4-5, Wilton Library. Bring your own loom; rubber band supplies limited. Grades 1 and up. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Maximizing Social Security Benefits, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Understand the key concepts of this program and avoid common mistakes.  Presented by financial advisers Michael Alimo and David Weyner. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Women in the Bible, Thursday, Nov. 20, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Gerald Weiss discusses women in the Hebrew Bible from a literary perspective. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

DAR Meeting, Thursday, Nov. 20, 11 a.m., Wilton. Congressional Medal of Honor recipient will speak. Prospective members invited. RSVP Mary Bendix at 203-762-1379 or bendix.mary@gmail.com.

Tinker Time for Teens, Thursday, Nov. 20, 1-5, Wilton Library. Ages 13 and up invited to use equipment in the Innovation Station. Signed Innovation Station form required. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Barre Class, Thursday, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m., The Barre studio, 22 Center Street. A free class sponsored by the Wilton Newcomers Club. Information: wiltonnewcomersclub.com.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Nov. 22, 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.

Intro to Robotics, Saturday, Nov. 22, Wilton Library. Grades 5-7 invited from 10 to noon to use Lego Mindstorms. Work in teams with a laptop and robot provided. Teens invited from 1 to 3, to work with ROBOTC programming language. No programming experience necessary. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, Nov. 22, 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.

Thanksgiving Crafts, Sunday, Nov. 23, 1-4:30, Wilton Library. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Coding with Khan, Sunday, Nov. 23, Wilton Library. The first of a six-part series. From 2 to 3 for fifth and sixth graders; from 3:30 to 4:30 for seventh and eighth graders. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Sunday, Nov. 21, 3-4:30, Wilton Library. John Katz will discuss Saving Simon, about a neglected donkey and what he taught the author about compassion and the human experience. Free, registration highly recommended. Book signing and Q&A. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Red Cross Babysitting Training, Monday, Nov. 24, 1:30 to 5, Wilton Library. Two-day course concludes Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1:30 to 5. For ages 11-15. Cost of $85 due before class. To register, call Susan Lauricella at 203-762-3950, ext. 243. Bring drinks and/or snack to class. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Critter Time with the Beardsley Zoo, Monday, Nov. 24, 2-3, Wilton Library. The Zoomobile will bring five animals for children to learn about. Grades K and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Nutcracker Ballet, Monday, Nov. 24, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. The Wilton Conservatory of Dance performs highlights from the seasonal favorite. Short reception follows. Grades K and up. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Ray Rauth will lead a discussion of All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque. Information/registration: Wilton Senior Center, 203-834-6240.

Day After Thanksgiving Movies, Friday, Nov. 28, Wilton Library. Planes — Fire and Rescue from 10:15-11:45; Maleficent from 2-3:30. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Nov. 29, 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.

GMO Discussion, Thursday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m., Cannon Grange Hall, 25 Cannon Road. A free program on GMOs: Unraveling the mysteries of genetically modified organisms. Information: 203-762-1900 or cannongrange.org.

Holiday Sing, Sunday, Dec. 7, 4-5, WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Road. The Wilton Singers will perform highlights from their traditional holiday concert. Sing-along, visit from Santa. Tickets: $10/adults, $5/children, $20 maximum per family. Tickets at the door; no reservations. Information: wiltonsingers.org.

Senior Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, 167 Danbury Road. Stay at Home in Wilton invites men for “good conversation and exchange of information about daily life.” Information: 203-762-2600.