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 sent to The Wilton Bulletin, Box 367, or e-mail them to editor@wiltonbulletin.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.

Summer StoryBook Ballet, Friday, June 27, 10:15-11 a.m., Wilton Library. In classes taught by the Fleur de Lis Academy director, each dancer is made to feel like a prince or princess as they learn classical ballet steps. For ages 3-6. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Fairy Doll Workshop, Friday, June 27, 3-4:30, Wilton Library. Children ages 5 and up may stop by the library to make a fairy doll from a variety of materials. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, June 28, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children who are shy but independent readers may read to therapy dogs. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Geocaching for Teens, Wednesday, July 2, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. For sixth through 12th grade. Bring a smartphone to navigate to a hidden geocache. Bring a trinket, interesting but of little value, to place in a geocache to be hidden. Wear long pants. Registration suggested. Rain date: July 16. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Fireworks and More, Friday, July 4, Wilton High School Athletic Fields. Freedom Run Road Race at 8:30, Democrats vs. Republicans softball game at 2:30, music begins at 5, fireworks at 9:30. Parking: $35/patron pass; $20/general admission parking. Information: wiltonparksandrec.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, July 5, 10-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.

Drop-in Summer Crafts, Monday, July 7, 10-7:30, Wilton Library. Crafts about Norse mythology will be featured. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Electronics Tinkering Workshop for Teens, Tuesday, July 8, 3-5, Wilton Library. A four-session workshop will give teens entering sixth through 12th grade a hands-on introduction to C/C++ programming and the Arduino-based platform. Subsequent dates are July 10, 15 and 17. The cost is $25 per student for all four sessions. Space is limited; call 203-762-3950, ext. 243.

Bird House Decorating, Tuesday, July 8, 3-5, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 6-12 may decorate wooden bird houses with paint, decoupage, buttons, stickers and more. Space limited; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Book Buzz Jr., Wednesday, July 9, noon-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.

Wonderful Wednesdays, Wednesday, July 9, 3-4, Wilton Library. Atka the wolf will visit as children discuss the role wolves played in Norse mythology. Grades K and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton, Thursday, July 10, 10:30-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 10, Wilton Library. How to Train Your Dragon will be shown from 10:30 to noon; Frozen, from 2 to 4. Snacks. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Tie Dye for Teens, Thursday, July 10, 3-4:30, Wilton Library. Students in grades 6-12 may make T-shirts. Registration required; include shirt size (adult S, M, L). Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Music & More Concert Series, Thursday, July 10, 5-6:30, Wilton Library. Steppin’ Out recreates the sounds of the 60s. Free, refreshments. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Robert the Guitar Guy, Friday, July 11, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Music and movement for pre-K children. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Show Exhibition and Reception, Friday, July 11, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. A show of more than 50 Wilton artists. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, July 12, 10-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.

Sidewalk Book Sale, Saturday, July 12, 10-4, Wilton Library. Gently used books for beach/vacation reading. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Drop-In Summer Crafts, Monday, July 14, 10-7:30, Wilton Library. The theme is Japanese mythology. Children of all ages. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Wonderful Wednesdays, Wednesday, July 16, 3-4, Wilton Library. Storyteller Motoko will entertain with folktales and myth from Japan. Grades K and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton, Thursday, July 17, 10:30-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, Wilton Library. Secret World of Arriety 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, July 19, 10-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.

Drop-In Summer Crafts, Monday, July 21, 10-7:30, Wilton Library. The theme is Egyptian mythology. Children of all ages. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

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

Teen Iron Chef, Monday, July 21, 3-5 p.m., 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.

Book Buzz Jr., Wednesday, July 23, noon-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.

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.

Movie Theater Thursdays, Thursday, July 24. Scooby-Doo! Where’s My Mummy? will be shown from 10:30 to noon. From 2 to 4, it’s Nut Job. Snacks. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Music & More Concert, Thursday, July 24, 5-6:30, Wilton Library. The Bernadettes perform 70s disco/R&B. Free, refreshments. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton, Thursday, July 24, 10:30-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.

Earthplace Critter Encounter, Friday, July 25, 11-noon, Wilton Library. A naturalist will bring a reptile, bird, amphibian and mammal for pre-K children to visit. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, July 26, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children who are shy but independent readers may read to therapy dogs. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, July 26, 10-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.

Drop-in Summer Crafts, Monday, July 28, 10-7:30, Wilton Library. This week’s theme is Native American mythology. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Scavenger Hunt for Teens, Tuesday, July 29, 7-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Enjoy pizza before heading off in teams to answer questions and search for hits throughout the library. Prizes; grades 6-12. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Wonderful Wednesdays, Wednesday, July 30, 3-4, Wilton Library. Grades K and up learn about respect, leadership, teamwork, cooperation and more through drumming. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Movie Theater Thursday, Thursday, July 31, Wilton Library Brother Bear will be shown from 10:30 to noon; from 2 to 4, it’s Rio 2. Snacks. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Poetry with Judson Scruton, Thursday, July 31, 10:30-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.

Summer Music & More Concert Series, Thursday, July 31, 5-6:30, Wilton Library. Echoes of Sinatra with Steve Kazlauskas returns with the Great American Songbook style. Free, refreshments. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.