Wilton Bulletin Board

Mythical, Magical Summer Reading, now through Aug. 15, Wilton Library. Children can register all summer long for the summer reading program. They will receive prices for every 10 books or 500 pages they read. The last day for logging summer reading to receive regular prizes is Saturday, Aug. 13. Last day to reach the goal of 60 books/3,000 pages and be included in the awards ceremony is Friday, Aug. 15. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Teen Summer Reading Program, now through Aug. 15, Wilton Library. Weekly, teens entering grades 6-12 can access EVANCED, the online program to record the number of pages read. There will be a weekly drawing for $10 gift certificates. The end-of-summer grand prize will be a $100 AmEx gift card. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Literary Elements Adult Reading Program, now through Aug. 17, 10-8, Wilton Library. Adults can register for the library’s first-ever adult summer reading program online and then list each book they have read this summer by writing a brief review. Participants will be automatically entered into a weekly drawing for a Wilton Chamber of Commerce gift certificate. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Show Exhibition and Reception, now through Aug. 29, Wilton Library. Display of more than 50 Wilton artists’ diverse styles, media and subjects. A portion of the proceeds benefits the library. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Enhance Fitness with Leslie Hinshaw, Thursday, July 17, 9-10, 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.

Yoga with Denise O'Hearn, Thursday, July 17, 10, 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.

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton, Thursday, July 17, 10:30 to noon, Wilton Library. Exploration of the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver. Poetry packets at circulation desk. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Movie Theater Thursdays, Thursday, July 17, 10:30-4, Wilton Library. Secret World of Arrietty will be shown from 10:30 to noon; The Lego Movie, from 2 to 4. Snacks. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Introduction to 3D Printing, Thursday, July 17, 11 to noon, Wilton Library. One-hour group demonstration on the basics of using the library’s new 3D printer, the MakerBot Replicator 2X. Participants ages 13 and over must have a Connecticut library card and a signed Innovation Station agreement form. Space limited; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Complimentary Lunch for Seniors, Thursday, July 17, noon, Wilton Senior Center. Synergy HomeCare of Fairfield sponsors a complimentary lunch and bingo for seniors. Information: 203-834-6240.

Open Crafts for Teens, Thursday, July 17, 3-5, Wilton Library. For grades 6-12; decorate bottles, create magnets, make jewelry. Free; no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Wine and Cheese Party, Thursday, July 17, 4-7, Wilton Historical Society. Celebrate the newly rejuvenated 1740 Colonial Herb Garden at the society’s museum complex at 224 Danbury Road. Open to the public, visitors can view the garden while sipping wine and chatting with docents. Information: 203-762-7657.

Summer Music & More Concert Series, Thursday, July 17, 5-6:30, Wilton Library. Yesteryear plays 50s doo-wop. Free, refreshments. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine, Friday, July 18, 10,Wilton Senior Center. Certified Feldenkrais practitioner Cathy Paine visits the Senior Center to help seniors improve posture, coordination, flexibility and suppleness while alleviating pain. Information: 203-834-6240.

Zumba with Tracey, Friday, July 18, 11 to noon, Wilton Library. Latin-inspired Zumba kids class for pre-K. Free; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis, Friday, July 18, noon, Wilton Senior Center. Information: 203-834-6240.

Glue and Go Costumes for Kids, Friday, July 18, 4:30-5:30, Wilton Library. Author and costume designer Holly Cleeland gives parents ideas for ways to create quick and inexpensive costumes using everyday household items. Grades 2 and up; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Stay at Home in Wilton Summer BBQ, Friday, July 18, 5-7, Wilton Family Y. Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, and refreshments will be served. Members are asked to bring an appetizer or salad to share. Non-members are invited as guests. The ice cream truck will be back this year and all ice cream desserts will be provided by Stay at Home in Wilton. For reservations call Janet Johnson at 203-762-2600.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, July 19, 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.

Ancona’s Wine Tasting, Saturday, July 19, 3-6, Ancona’s Wines & Liquors, 5 River Road. Ancona’s Wines & Liquors of Wilton is holding a wine tasting to benefit Wilton Library. A portion of the sales from six featured wines will be donated to the library. The tasting will be conducted by Michael Crystal. Stop by to sip and savor summer wines and support the library. Additional information on the wines being featured for the tasting: 203-210-7399. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Music & Memories with John Redgate, Sunday, July 20, 2:30, The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. John Redgate performs at the Free Summer Music and Arts Festival at The Greens.

Enhance Fitness with Laura Mars, Monday, July 21, 9:15, 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.

Drop-In Summer Crafts, Monday, July 21, 10-7:30, Wilton Library. The theme is Egyptian mythology. Children of all ages. No fee; no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo, Monday, July 21, 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 3D Printing, Monday, July 21, 11 to noon, Wilton Library. One-hour group demonstration on the basics of using the library’s new 3D printer, the MakerBot Replicator 2X. Participants ages 13 and over must have a Connecticut library card and a signed Innovation Station agreement form, which is available on the Wilton Library’s website. Space limited; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Center Movie, Monday, July 21, noon, Wilton Senior Center. Information: 203-834-6240.

Comstock Knitters and Crafters, Monday July 21, 1-2:30, Comstock Community Center. Basic instruction will be provided for projects, and the company will be great. The coffee pot’s always on. If you have a work in progress, bring it. If it’s all new to you, come give knitting a try. Practice materials will be supplied. Not a knitter? Bring your own handiwork and enjoy the company. Liz Doty is instructor. Information: 203-834-6240.

Teen Iron Chef, Monday, July 21, 3-5, Wilton Library. Teams of kids entering 6th through 12th grade will take a basket of required food and create appetizers, main dishes and desserts. Limited space, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, July 21, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Leah Caroline incorporates cyanotype scrolls into installations of wunderkammern, cabinets of curiosities. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Yoga with Denise O'Hearn, Tuesday, July 22, 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.

Blood pressure screening, Tuesday, July 22, 12:30-2, Village Market, 108 Old Ridgefield Road.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, July 22, 12:30, Wilton Senior Center. Information: 203-834-6240.

Chair Yoga at Ogden House, Tuesday, July 22, 2, Ogden House, 100 River Road. Information: 203-834-6240.

Duplicate Bridge, Wednesday, July 23, 10, Wilton Senior Center.  $5 fee. Information: 203-834-6240.

Tai Chi with Julienne Camhi, Wednesday, July 23, 10-11, Wilton Senior Center. Information: 203-834-6240.

Book Buzz Jr., Wednesday, July 23, 12-1, Wilton Library. Students in second grade and up may talk about their favorite books or just get some recommendations for summer reads. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Free Fiction, Films and Fugues to Go, Wednesday, July 23, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Learn how to download e-books, e-magazines, and jazz and classical music from library resources. Free, registration suggested. Call the senior center at 203-834-6240 to register.

Mah Jongg, Wednesday, July 23, 1, Wilton Senior Center. Information: 203-834-6240.

Wonderful Wednesdays, Wednesday, July 23, 3-4, Wilton Library. Horizon Wings of Ashford will bring ‘extraordinary’ birds and tell their stories of survival. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org

Hour of Code for Teens, Wednesday, July 23, 4-5, Wilton Library. Programming basics for 6th through 12th grade. Space limited, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.


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