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.

Informal Drop-In Crafts for Teens, Thursday, April 17, noon to 4, Wilton Library. Snacks. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Easter Egg Hunt, Friday, April 18, 10-6, Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Passion Road Experience, Friday, April 18, 7-8 p.m., Hope Church, Wolfpit Road. A staging with actors and song depicts the last weeks of Jesus’ life leading up to the crucifixion. Free nursery and toddler care. Information: 203-762-0706 or hopechurch.org.

School Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima School, 225 Danbury Road. Bring your own baskets; meet the Easter Bunny. Cost: $5 per person or $10 per family. In the event of rain the hunt will go in inside the school.

Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 19, 10-6, Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Church Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 19, 11 a.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. The community is invited to the hunt and a picnic lunch. Information: 203-762-5591.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, April 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.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, April 19, 10-2, Wilton Library. For drivers 50 and older. No written or driving tests. Cost: $15/AARP members, $20/non-members. Cash or check. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Whodunit? Book Club, Monday, April 21, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. The book this month is Tuesday by David Weisner. Grades 2-3; snacks, detective activities. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, April 21, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Layla Luna’s drawings and paintings explore our relationship with nature. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

A Celebration of Trees, Tuesday, April 22, 9-4, Gilbert & Bennett Cultural Center, 49 New Street. An exhibition of painting, sculpture, mixed media and photography opens and will continue through May 6. It is a preview of the Connecticut Tree Festival May 17 in Cranbury Park, Norwalk. The gallery is open daily from 9 to 4; no admission charge. Information: gbartcenter@gmail.com or 203-544-0056.

Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, April 22, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. The book is Stoner by John Williams. To register, call 203-834-6240.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Tuesday, April 22, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. For grades 6-12. Newcomers welcome, registration recommended. Information: Tracey Morgan, tmorgan@wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950, ext. 224.

SCORE: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Wednesday, April 23,  6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. A five-part series that begins with Self Assessment; continuing with: April 30:  Business Plan; May 7: Marketing Plan; May 14:  Financial Plan; May 21:  Funding and Next Steps. Check-in begins at 5:30. Co-sponsored by Fairfield County SCORE, Wilton Library and Wilton Chamber of Commerce. Registration required. Visit scorenorwalk.org and click on Workshops. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Tuesday, April 22, 7 p.m., Wilton Library. Best-seller Andrew Gross will discuss his new book, Everything to Lose. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Lego Club, Wednesday, April 23, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Twenty spots available for children in kindergarten and up; first-come, first-served. Tickets passed out at children’s reference desk beginning at 3:45. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

The Anonymous People, Wednesday, April 23, 7 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. The film on drug and alcohol recovery will be preceded by a recovery services fair at 6 and followed by Q&A session at 8:30.

Spring Poetry with Judson Scruton, Thursday, April 24, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. An exploration of poets and their writing techniques. Poetry packet at front desk. Free; advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Tools & Tavern Signs, Thursday, April 24, 4-7, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. An opening reception for two new exhibitions: Changing Times — Hand Tools Before the Industrial Revolution and Tavern Signs & Paintings. Free. Information: wiltonhistorical.org.

Breakfast at Betts, Friday, April 25, 8-11, Wilton Historical Society. Check out new offerings at the gift shop while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Information: 203-762-7257.

Art + Food + Wine, Friday, April 25, 7-10, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Food, wine and art auction. Advance registration required; $75/members, $80/non-members. Information: amblerfarm.org.

Trout Fishing Derby, Saturday, April 26, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wilton Family YMCA, Danbury Road. The Kiwanis Pond will be stocked with move than 200 trout. All ages, no license required. Bring your own pole, although some rods will be available. Bait available for purchase. Bait and lure fishing, 7:30-5; fly fishing, 6:30-7:30 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. Prizes and lessons available. Rain or shine. Admission: under 7 free, $8/ages 7-18, $12/18 and older, $25/family. Information: max.jones.0095@gmail.com.

Gigantic Book Sale, Saturday, April 26, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wilton Library. More than 70,000 items for sale. Early buyers, 7-9 a.m., $15 admission. Rare books silent auction. Hot dogs and sodas for sale by Rotary Club at lunchtime. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, April 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.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, April 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.

Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 26, noon-3, Wilton YMCA, Danbury Road. Activities include a moon bounce, family recreational swimming, arts and crafts, facepainting, scavenger hunt, tae kwon do, bitty basketball demos, mini golf, tile painting, and a visit by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers mascot. Informtion: Kim Murphy at 203-762-8384, ext. 214 or Renee Malyszka at ext. 277.

Trackside Spring Fling, Saturday, April 26, 7-11, Trackside Teen Center, 15 Station road. Annual fund-raising gala featuring food, beverages, live music and a silent auction. Tickets: $70/person, $120/couple. Purchase at trackside.org or by calling 203-834-2888.

Gigantic Book Sale, Sunday, April 27, noon-5, Wilton Library. More than 70,000 items for sale. Rare books silent auction. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Gigantic Book Sale, Monday, April 28, 10-5, Wilton Library. More than 70,000 items for sale. Books half-price. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Gigantic Book Sale, Tuesday, April 29, 10-2, Wilton Library. More than 70,000 items for sale. Items $5 per bag. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Breaking the Silence, Tuesday, April 29, 7-8, Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. A panel discussion will look at common emotional concerns facing teens and adults such as stress, anxiety, depression and substance abuse in an effort to erase the stigma, fear and isolation these problems bring. Free, no registration. Information: Information: 203-762-5591.

Open House Shopping Day, Wednesday, April 30 9:30-5:30, Open House Gift Shop, 9 Center Street. Ten percent of the day’s total sales will be donated to Wilton Relay for Life. Information: 203-762-3868.

Lego Club, Wednesday, April 30, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Twenty spots available for children in kindergarten and up; first-come, first-served. Tickets passed out at children’s reference desk beginning at 3:45. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Stroke Prevention, Wednesday, April 30, 5:30, The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Norwalk Hospital clinical educator Mary N. Galasinsky will discuss how to prevent stroke at the community health series presented by The Greens. Dinner at 5:30, presentation at 6:15. Free, RSVP: 203-761-1191.

SCORE: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business, Wednesday, April 30,  6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. A five-part series continues with Business Plan, followed by May 7: Marketing Plan; May 14:  Financial Plan; May 21:  Funding and Next Steps. Check-in begins at 5:30. Co-sponsored by Fairfield County SCORE, Wilton Library and Wilton Chamber of Commerce. Registration required. Visit scorenorwalk.org and click on Workshops. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Green Speaker Series, Wednesday, April 30, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Screening of the film Chasing Ice, the story of one man’s mission to gather undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Following will be a panel discussion: How are Wilton faith communities responding to climate change? Co-sponsored by Wilton Go Green and the library. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.