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.

Senior Center Lunch and Bingo, Thursday, Aug. 21, noon, Wilton Senior Center. The Senior Center hosts a $3 lunch prepared by Chef Karen White. After lunch, ten games of Bingo are held in the Game Room. Information: 203-834-6240.

Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine, Friday, Aug. 22, 10-11, Wilton Senior Center. Explore this exciting and innovative movement method designed to relieve pain, exercise the brain and help move with greater comfort, ease and fluidity. Information: 203-834-6240.

Contract Bridge, Friday, Aug. 22, noon, Wilton Senior Center. Contact Eleanor Mihailidis for more information: 203-762-8720.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Aug. 23, 10 to noon, Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up are invited to bring their laptop and play the popular subscription-based online game. Each player must create their own account. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, Aug. 23, 11 to noon, Wilton Library. Children who are shy but independent readers may read to therapy dogs. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Mythical, Magical Summer Reading Program Awards Party, Saturday, Aug. 23, 3-4, Wilton Library. Children who have met the summer reading program goal of 60 books/3,000 pages will participate in a ceremony, where they will receive a certificate and a T-shirt. A reception will follow. Caregivers must be present. No registration. Participants will be contacted prior to the event. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Cannon Grange Fair, Sunday, Aug. 24, 10-4, Cannon Grange. The 82nd annual agricultural fair will exhibit baked goods and preserves, crafts and collections, vegetables and fruit, flowers, eggs, and more. Admission is $1 per person or a canned good for the Wilton Food Pantry. Information: cannongrange.org.

Enhance Fitness with Laura Mars, Monday, Aug. 25, 9:15-10:15, Wilton Senior Center. The hour-long class includes 30 minutes of endurance-type activity and specific strengthening exercise for legs, trunk, arms and shoulders. Information: 203-834-6240.

Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo, Monday, Aug. 25, 10:30-11:30, Wilton Senior Center. Ms. Araujo teaches line dancing as a great form of exercise and social interaction. Beginners as well as experienced dancers are welcome. Information: 203-834-6240.

Introduction to Electronic Sewing, Monday, Aug. 25, 11 to noon, Wilton Library. Class on how to print designs on fabric, bags and more, using the Innovation Station’s Singer Futura XL-400. Participants ages 13 and over must have a Connecticut library card and a signed Innovation Station agreement form. Space is limited to three students per session. Registration is required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Champagne Brunch, Monday, Aug. 25, 11-1, Wilton Newcomers Club. Light brunch and mimosas mark the first day of school. Baby sitting. At the home of club president Tara Thompson. Information: wiltonnewcomersclub.com.

Summer Music and Arts Festival, Monday, Aug. 25, 11:15, The Greens at Cannondale. Great Stars in the Movies with Byron Matthews. Information: 203-761-1191

Comstock Knitters and Crafters, Monday, Aug. 25, 1-2:30. Basic instruction will be provided for projects. Information: 203-834-6240.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, Aug. 25, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Daniel van Benthuysen explores the borderlines between abstraction and realism. Free; registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Billiards/Pool, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 10:30, Wilton Senior Center. Information: 203-834-6240.

Yoga with Denise O’Hearn, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 11, Wilton Senior Center. Join Ms. O’Hearn, owner of Vibrant Moves in Wilton, for yoga at the Senior Center. There is a $3 drop-in fee. Information: 203-834-6240.

Ice Cream Party, Tuesday, Aug. 26, noon, Wilton Senior Center. Laurel Ridge hosts a complimentary ice cream party at the senior center. Information: 203-834-6240.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 12:30, Wilton Senior Center. Information: 203-834-6240.

Drop-In Duplicate Bridge with Dan DeVlieg,, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 10-12:30, Wilton Senior Center. $5 fee. Information: 203-834-6240.

Tai Chi, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 10-11, Wilton Senior Center. Easy-to-absorb, effective, short sets of motions appropriate for any age. Information: 203-834-6240.

Mah Jongg, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1, Wilton Senior Center. Information: 203-834-6240.

Free Fiction, Films and Fugues to Go, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1-2:30, Wilton Library. Learn how to download e-books, e-magazines, and jazz and classical music from library resources. Free, registration suggested. Register:  203-834-6240.

Enhance Fitness, Thursday, Aug. 28, 9-10, Wilton Senior Center. Endurance-type activity and strengthening exercises. Information: 203-834-6240.

Yoga, Thursday, Aug. 28, 10, Wilton Senior Center. There is a $3 drop-in fee. Information: 203-834-6240.

Senior Center Lunch and Bingo, Thursday, Aug. 28, noon, Wilton Senior Center. The Senior Center hosts a $3 lunch prepared by Chef Karen White. After lunch, ten games of Bingo are held in the Game Room. Information: 203-834-6240.

Contract Bridge, Friday, Aug. 29, noon, Wilton Senior Center. Contact Eleanor Mihailidis for more information: 203-762-8720.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Aug. 30, 10 to noon, Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up may bring their laptop and play the popular subscription-based online game. Each player must create their own account. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Lego Club, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 4-5, Wilton Library. Grades K and up, 20 spots available, on a first come, first-served basis each week. Tickets will be passed out at the children’s reference desk starting at 3:45 the day of the program. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Fall Poetry, Thursday, Sept. 4, 10:30 to noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton leads an exploration of Shakespeare’s sonnets. Free, advanced registration required. Poetry packets available at front desk one week before seminar begins. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Mammography Screening, Friday, Sept. 5, 10-2, Wilton Library. A coach from Stamford Hospital’s Mobile Wellness Program will be in the front parking lot. Insurance is accepted. To schedule an appointment, call 203-276-7465 and choose option 1. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Robert the Guitar Guy, Friday, Sept. 5, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Music and movement for children ages 2-6. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Aerial Grace & Altered Views Art Exhibit Reception, Friday, Sept. 5, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Exhibition of work by painter Karen E. Gersch and photographer Pam Rouleau. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Sept. 6, 10 to noon, Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up may bring their laptop and play the subscription-based online game. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Woman’s Club Open House, Monday, Sept. 8, 10 a.m., Trackside, 15 Station Road. Current members and potential new members and friends are invited to hear about program offerings. Information: wiltonwomansclub.org.

Public Access TV Show Creation, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 10:30-11:30, Wilton Library. Rich Turcsany, Cablevision’s public access coordinator, presents a lecture on how to create a public access television show. Free; advanced registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Recycling, Insulation, Lightbulbs & Lunch, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 12-2, Wilton Library. Interactive seminar led by energy technical specialist Laurel Kohl about living environmentally responsible. Light lunch served. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 10-2, Wilton Library. Four-hour driver safety session covering normal vision, hearing and reaction time changes associated with aging. Registration required. Program costs $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. Bring check or cash only to session. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Literary Readers, Wednesday, Sept. 10, noon to 1:30, Wilton Library. Susan Boyer discusses Gift of Rain by Twang Eng Tan. Group meets second Wednesday of each month through June (except December). Bring lunch; beverages will be provided. Advanced registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Lego Club, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 4-5, Wilton Library. Weekly Lego Club with new themes each session. For children in grades K and up. There are twenty spots available, on a first come, first served basis each week. Tickets will be passed out at the children’s reference desk starting at 3:45 the day of the program. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Making the Break form Employee to Consulting, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 6-8, Wilton Library. Presentation on consulting success, taught by Zuhair Suidan, Suidan Associates principal. Check-in begins at 5:30. Free; registration required. Questions and registration: 203-831-0065, scorenorwalk.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose, Thursday, Sept. 11, 10:15-10:45 and 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Themed story time for children ages six months to two years. Program runs through Thursday, Nov. 13. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Fall Poetry, Thursday, Sept. 11, 10:30 to noon, Wilton Library. A four-part Fall Poetry Series exploring Shakespeare’s sonnets, led by Judson Scruton. Advanced registration required; no charge for the program. Poetry packets available at front desk one week before seminar begins. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Book Buzz, Thursday, Sept. 11, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Book discussion group, monitored by Lauren McLaughlin and Melissa Baker on the second Thursday evening of each month through December. Free; registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk: Janet Barrett, Thursday, Sept. 11, 7-8:30, Wilton Library. Janet Barrett shares the heart-warming story of Reckless, a wily Korean pony that carried ammunition up steep hills to the front lines during the Korean War. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.