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.

Timeless Gatherings, Thursday, Oct. 9, 1-5, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. The Wilton Garden Club presents a standard flower show of almost 50 floral designs and hundreds of horticultural specimens in the historical society’s period rooms. $10 admission includes a ticket for a daily drawing and tea in the 1860 Abbott Barn. Information: wiltonhistorical.org, 203-762-7257.

Photography Exhibition Reception, Thursday, Oct. 9, 4 p.m., Rockwell Art and Framing, 379 Danbury Road. Refreshments, music by members of Acoustic Wilton. Student photo exhibition will run through Nov. 4. Information: 203-762-8311 or rockwellartandframing.com.

Timeless Gatherings, Friday, Oct. 10, 10-4, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. The Wilton Garden Club presents a standard flower show of almost 50 floral designs and hundreds of horticultural specimens in the historical society’s period rooms. $10 admission includes a ticket for a daily drawing and tea in the 1860 Abbott Barn. Information: wiltonhistorical.org, 203-762-7257.

Gala Cocktail Reception, Friday, Oct. 10, 6-9, Wilton Historical Society. The Wilton Garden Club and Wilton Historical Society present a fund-raiser for the preservation of Wilton’s Old Town Hall. Tickets are $50 per person. Information: wiltonhistorical.org, 203-762-7257.

Wilton Reads: Dmitri Wright, Friday, Oct. 10, 5-6, Wilton Library. The artist will give a presentation on The Color of Light in Natural, Post and Transcendent Impressionism.”  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

American Impressionism, Friday, Oct. 10, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Reception to open an exhibition of works by artists Dmitri Wright and Bobbi Eike Mullen. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Oct. 11, 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.

Timeless Gatherings, Saturday, Oct. 11, 10-2, Wilton Historical Society. 224 Danbury Road. The Wilton Garden Club presents a standard flower show of almost 50 floral designs and hundreds of horticultural specimens in the historical society’s period rooms. $10 admission includes a ticket for a daily drawing and tea in the 1860 Abbott Barn. Information: wiltonhistorical.org, 203-762-7257.

Wilton Reads: City Winds Trio, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2-3, Wilton Library. The trio will play ragtime music for children in kindergarten and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, Oct. 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Blackfish, a film about Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity, will be shown. Q&A after the film. Suggested donation of $5, refreshments served. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Nightmare Before Christmas, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1-2:15, Wilton Library. The PG-rated movie will be shown for ages 6 and up. Snacks served. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Introduction to Soldering, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Create a blinking pin to wear. Ages 13 and up, must have valid Connecticut library card. Registration required.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Luncheon, Thursday, Oct. 16, noon, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. The chorale from the Schubert Club of Fairfield County will entertain. Reservations: 203-762-7400.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Monthly support group for post-treatment cancer survivors, offered by the Breast Cancer Survival Center. Free. Sandwiches, fruit and beverages provided. Registration highly recommended. Information: breastcancersurvival.org. Questions: Nina Marino, 203-857-7304.

Wilton Reads: The Immigrant Experience, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Genealogist Toni McKeen will discuss the reasons people left Europe, their experiences getting to ships and crossing the Atlantic, Ellis Island, and making their way in a new country. Registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Domestic Violence Task Force Fund-raiser, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 9:30-5:30, Open House, Wilton Center. A percentage of sales of specific items benefits the Domestic Violence Crisis Center.

Wilton Reads: Book Discussion, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. A discussion with Susan Boyar of Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow, the library’s choice for this year’s Wilton Reads program. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Luncheon, Thursday, Oct. 16, noon, St. Matthew’s Church lounge, 36 New Canaan Road. The chorale from the Schubert Club of Fairfield County will entertain. Reservations: 203-762-7400.

Alzheimer’s Talk, Thursday, Oct. 16, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. A video and guided discussion will look at Alzheimer’s: Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Introduction to Die Cutting, Friday, Oct. 17, 10-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Learn to use the Cricut Explore, an electronic cutting machine and software for cards, scrapbooks and more. Valid Connecticut library card required. Registration required; limit three students. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Reads: Genealogy for Kids, Friday, Oct. 17, 4-5, Wilton Library. Genealogist Toni McKeen will tell what it was like for children to come to a new country. Grades 2 and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

American Artisan Show Preview Party, Friday, Oct. 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Historical Society. $75 admission. Information: americanartisanshow.com, or email artisanshow@wiltonhistorical.org.

Voter Registration, Saturday, Oct. 18, 10-2, Town Hall, 240 Danbury Road. Voters may register at the registrars of voters’ office. Information: 203-563-0111 or registrars@wiltonct.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Oct. 18, 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.

Pickles & Preserving, Saturday, Oct. 18, 10-1, Millstone Farm, 180 Millstone Road. Hands-on class with farmer Annie Farrell. Limited to 20; $30 per person. Mail check to Workshops, Millstone Farm, 180 Millstone Road, Wilton 06897. Information: jhausman@millstonefarm.org.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, Oct. 18, 10-2, Wilton Library. For drivers 50 and older. Cost: $15/AARP members, $20/non-members, cash or check. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

American Artisan Show, Saturday, Oct. 18, 10-5, Wilton Historical Society. $8 admission. Information: americanartisanshow.com, or email artisanshow@wiltonhistorical.org.

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra — Strings, Saturday, Oct. 18, 11-noon, Wilton Library. An interactive presentation for children 4 to 10 with their families. Children may play the violin, viola or cello. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Still Motion Reception, Saturday, Oct. 18, 5-7, River Road Gallery, 21 River Road. One-man show of award-winning photographer and filmmaker, 17-year-old Daniel Bogaev of Weston. Information: 203-762-3887 or riverroadgallery.com.

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room, Saturday, Oct. 18, 7:30-9, Wilton Library. Pianist Bill Charlap will perform. Reception follows concert. Suggested donation: $10. Advance registration strongly suggested.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

American Artisan Show, Sunday, Oct. 19, 11-4, Wilton Historical Society. $8 admission. Information: americanartisanshow.com, or email artisanshow@wiltonhistorical.org.

Introduction to Digital Scanning, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2-3, Wilton Library. Learn how to scan photos and what the Innovation Station’s scanner can do. Ages 13 and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Reads: Ragtime the Film, Sunday, Oct. 19, 3-6, Wilton Library. View the 1981 film starring James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern and Mandy Patinkin, directed by Milos Forman. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Candidate Debate, Sunday, Oct. 19, 4-6, Clune Center, 395 Danbury Road. Democrat U.S. Rep Jim Himes and Republican Dan Debicella will square off in a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

Domestic Violence Proclamation, Monday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. Town Hall, 240 Danbury Road. First Selectman Bill Brennan will read a proclamation declaring Wilton’s opposition to domestic violence.

Candidate Debate, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7-8 p.m., Trackside Teen Center, 15 Station Road. State Rep. Gail Lavielle and challenger Keith Rodgerson, candidates for the 143rd state house district seat, will answer questions. Sponsored by Wilton and Norwalk League of Women Voters.

Wrightslaw Special Education Conference, Thursday, Oct. 23, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 70 Ridgefield Road. Special education attorney  Pete Wright will discuss ADHD, behavioral challenges, mental health challenges, dyslexia, food allergies and other health impairments. Registration: $175/parents, $225/professionals. Information: advocatewithfaith.com or WLC2014@advocatewithfaith.com.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Oct. 25, 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.

Lambert Corner Walking Tour, Saturday, Oct. 25, 11, Lambert Corner. The Wilton Historical Society hosts a walking tour of Lambert Corner with Bob Russell. Information: wiltonhistorical.org, 203-762-7257.

Fall Antiques Market, Sunday, Oct. 26, 9-5, Wilton High School Field House. Barnstar Productions presents the Wilton Fall Antiques Market, benefiting the Wilton Historical Society. $10 admission. Information: wiltonhistorical.org, 203-762-7257.