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.

Scenes from Coppelia, Thursday, June 5, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Dancers from the Wilton Conservatory of Dance will perform scenes from the ballet Coppelia. A short reception follows. Registration required; kindergarten and up. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Your Elevator Speech, Thursday, June 5, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. A seminar on developing a concise, compelling and memorable introduction to enhance business opportunities. Presented with SCORE. Free, registration required. To register visit scorenorwalk.org or call 203-831-0065.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, June 6, 11-1:30, Wilton Library. Robert the Guitar Guy entertains children 2 to 6 years old and their grown-ups. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

League of Women Voters Annual Meeting, Friday, June 6, 11:15-1:30, Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt Street. The Wilton league will welcome incoming school superintendent Kevin Smith as guest speaker. The event is open to the public; admission is $35 payable in advance with reservations required. Information: Linda Fein, 203-762-5606 or Tina Gardner, 203-762-9678 or wiltonlwv@gmail.org.

Art Exhibition and Reception, Friday, June 6, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The show is Three Friends: Drawing, Painting, Collage. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Trails Day Hike, Sunday, June 8, 2 p.m., Woodcock Nature Center, 54 Deer Run Road. The Norwalk River Watershed Association will lead a free guided walk and discussion of wildflowers and invasive species. All ages welcome. Information/registration: 877-NRWA-INFO (877-679-2463) or info@norwalkriver.org.

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting, Sunday, June 8, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. Election of new trustees and officers and ribbon-cutting of the Innovation Station. Guest speaker: the Honorable Judge Joseph Bellacosa (retired) who will talk about the Great Writ of habeas Corpus and President Lincoln’s decision to suspend it during the Civil War. Open to the community; registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Acoustic Wilton Concert, Sunday, June 8, 6:30 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. The group of adult and student singer/musicians will play folk, pop, bluegrass, contemporary, R&B and original pieces. Tickets: $20. Information/tickets: wiltonplayshop.org.

Meet the New School Superintendent, Monday, June 9, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Clune Center at Wilton High School. Dr. Kevin J. Smith will meet members of the community. Information: 203-762-3381.

Taste of Wilton, Monday, June 9, 5:30-8:30, Wilton Center. About 20 food and beverage purveyors will offer samples. Sponsored by Wilton Chamber of Commerce and Fairfield County Bank. Advance tickets $30 at: Wilton Family Y, Fairfield County Bank, Chamber office. At the door, $35. Information: 203-762-0567 or wiltonchamber.org.

Merrilee Mannerly: A Magnificent New Musical, Tuesday, June 10, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. The Summer Theatre of New Canaan will present scenes from its new production. Registration required; kindergarten and up. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, June 10, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Free; co-sponsored by the Breast Cancer Survival Center. There will be a speaker who will address insurance coverage and cancer treatment. Sandwiches, fruits and beverages provided. Information: Nina Merino, 203-857-7304. Registration highly encouraged.

Senior Luncheon, Wednesday, June 11, noon, Ogden House, 100 River Road. Lunch is followed by entertainment or an educational program. Cost: $3. Information: 203-834-6240.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, June 11, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. This month’s book is Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Advance registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, June 11, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Children 4 to 6 enjoy stories about chickens and a nature walk. Bring library cards to check out books. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Spring Poetry Series, Thursday, June 12, 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.

Father’s Day Drop-In Crafts, Friday, June 13, 10-6, Wilton Library. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer StoryBook Ballet, Friday, June 13, 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.

Author Talk, Friday, June 13, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Jane Green, author of Tempting Fate, and Mary Kay Andrews, author of Save the Date, will have an informal conversation with one another about their latest books. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Teaching A New Generation How to Stitch, Saturday, June 14, 2-3:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Learn the basics of needlework such as counted cross-stitch. All ages. Bring home a completed project. Information: 203-762-7257.

June in Bloom, Saturday, June 14, 3-5, River Road Gallery, 21 River Road. A meet-the-artist reception opens a floral art show featuring original watercolors, pastels and oil paintings. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 to 6. Information: 203-762-3887 or riverrdgallery@optonline.net.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, June 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The film is Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, a look at the iconic fashion editor who had a strong influence on the course of fashion, beauty, publishing and culture. Q&A follows the film. Suggested donation is $5. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Reading Registration, Tuesday, June 17, Wilton Library. Registration for the library’s summer reading program begins Tuesday. There are special giveaways for those who sign up by Friday, June 20. Registration continues all summer. The program concludes Aug. 23. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, June 17, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Librarians Lauren McLaughlin and Melissa Baker lead a discussion about favorite and recommended books. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Grab Bag Book Club, Wednesday, June 18, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. For grades 3 and up. The book this month is Timmy Failure: Now Look What You’ve Done, by Stephan Pastis.

Spring Poetry Series, Thursday, June 19, 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.

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.