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.

Wilton League of Women Voters Meeting & Lunch, Thursday, Oct. 2, 11:30-1:30, Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt Street. Guest speaker will be Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut. Tickets: $35/advance registration required. Information: wiltonlwv.org.

Children’s Chess, Thursday, Oct. 2, Wilton Library. Beginner chess for children in grades 1-7 will be from 4 to 5 p.m.; intermediate chess for grades 3-7 is from 5 to 6 p.m. Classes will be offered through Nov. 20. Payment of $80 due at in-person registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Ladies’ Soirée, Thursday, Oct. 2, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Fund-raiser celebrating women and their friendships. Hors d’oeuvres, signature margarita, silent auction, drawing for Jet Blue tickets and iPad Mini. Tickets: $50. Information: wiltonlibrary.org or call Jennifer Wallace at 203-762-3950, ext. 239.

Robert the Guitar Guy, Friday, Oct. 3, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Robert entertains children 2 to 6. Free, registration recommended.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Semi-Annual Rummage Sale, Saturday, Oct. 4, 9-2, Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, 470 Danbury Road. Gently used/new fall and winter clothing for men, women and children; shoes, purses, bed linens, curtains, knick-knacks, jewelry and more. Dry, warm shopping. Information: 203-762-9890.

Minks to Sinks Tag Sale, Saturday, Oct. 4, 9 to 5, Route 7 and School Road. Information: minkstosinks.info.

Bake Sale, Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 4-5, 10 to 2, Village Market, Old Ridgefield Road. Members of Wilton High School’s PeaceWorks group will hold a bake sale to raise money for activities surrounding Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Minks to Sinks Tag Sale, Sunday, Oct. 5, noon to 4, Route 7 and School Road. All merchandise is half-price. Information: minkstosinks.info.

Introduction to 3D Printing, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Ages 13 and up may learn to use the library’s 3D printer. Valid Connecticut library card required. Registration required.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Choosing a Sustainable Future, Sunday, Oct. 5, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. Liz Walker, co-founder of Eco Village in Ithaca, N.Y., will discuss how to create an environmentally friendly lifestyle. Free. Registration suggested.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Introduction to Soldering, Monday, Oct. 6, 10-11, 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.

Minks to Sinks Tag Sale, Monday, Oct. 6, 9 to noon, Route 7 and School Road. All merchandise is half-price. Information: minkstosinks.info.

Wilton Reads: Silent Film Screening, Monday, Oct. 6, 3-4:30, Wilton Library. John Mucci will accompany on piano the 1928 film Speedy, starring Harold Lloyd. Free, registration recommended.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Teen Advisory Board, Monday, Oct. 6, 3:30-4:30, Wilton Library. Students in grades 6-12 offer input on materials and events for teens. Newcomers invited. Registration recommended. Call 203-762-3950, ext. 224 or email Jennifer Walker at jwalker@wiltonlibrary.org for details.

Wilton Reads: Bus Trip, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 9-4:30, Wilton Library. A trip to the Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan is planned. Cost: $50/seniors, $55/adults. Register by calling 203-762-3950, ext. 213.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Oct. 8, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. The group will discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Reads: Ragtime with Joanna Ecke, Thursday, Oct. 9, 10:30-noon. Discussion of the E.L. Doctorow novel chosen for Wilton Reads. Free, registration recommended.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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