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.

Teen Summer Reading Program, Friday, June 20, 10-6, Wilton Library. The program begins June 20 and ends on Friday, Aug. 15. There will be a weekly drawing for $10 gift certificates. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer StoryBook Ballet, Friday, June 20, 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.

Ian Harleman Jazz Camp Performance, Sunday, June 22, 5-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Young musicians in the Ian Harleman Jazz Camp Rising Musicians will perform after weeks of lessons. A reception follows. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Whodunit? Book Club, Monday, June 23, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. For grades 2-3. The book this month is The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog by John Erickson. Snacks and detective activities. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, June 23, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Anneleise Vobis has transformed recycled 100% sheep wool sweaters to hybrid organisms via the Shibori method of felting materials. Free, registration suggested.

Free Fiction, Films and Fugues To Go, Wednesday, June 25, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Street. Bring your own device and follow along as Melissa Baker demonstrates free downloadables and streaming media available to those with a Wilton Library card. Registration suggested. Information: 203-834-6240.

Spring Poetry Series, Thursday, June 26, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Joanna Ecke leads a four-part exploration of Robert Frost’s poetry. Packets available at the front desk. Free; advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

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.

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.