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.

Green Speaker Series, Thursday, March 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The film The City Dark, a documentary about the loss of night, will be shown. Presented by Wilton Go Green and Wilton Library. Fee; registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Spring Revue, Friday, March 28, 7 p.m., Wilton High School Clune Center, Danbury Road. Presented by the Walter Schalk School of Dance. Reserved seat tickets: $20/adults, $10/students/seniors. Proceeds benefit the Walter Schalk Scholarship Fund for the Performing Arts. Information: 203-762-7508.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, March 29, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children who are shy but independent readers may read aloud to therapy dogs. Free; registration required.  Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Spring Revue, Saturday, March 29, 7 p.m., Wilton High School Clune Center, Danbury Road. Presented by the Walter Schalk School of Dance. Reserved seat tickets: $20/adults, $10/students/seniors. Proceeds benefit the Walter Schalk Scholarship Fund for the Performing Arts. Information: 203-762-7508.

Silent Movie Night, Saturday, March 29, 7:30 p.m., Cannon Grange, 25 Cannon Road. A double feature with musical accompaniment will be presented: Charlie Chaplin in The Circus (1928) and Buster Keaton in Cops (1922). Admission: $6 per person or $10 per couple, adults and students. Refreshments included. Information: 203-762-1900 or John Mucci at 203-722-6751 or CannonGrange.org.

Spring Revue, Sunday, March 30, 2 p.m., Wilton High School Clune Center, Danbury Road. Presented by the Walter Schalk School of Dance. Reserved seat tickets: $20/adults, $10/students/seniors. Proceeds benefit the Walter Schalk Scholarship Fund for the Performing Arts. Information: 203-762-7508.

All-Gershwin Piano Recital, Sunday, March 30, 4 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. The Arts at St. Matthew’s presents pianist Robert Wyatt who will play and discuss the works of George Gershwin. Tickets: $40/patron (preferred seating), $20/adults, $10/students. Information: artsatstmatthews.org.

The Industrial Revolution in Connecticut, Sunday, March 30, 4-5:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Author Charles Morris will discuss The Dawn of Innovation in the fifth and final lecture of the scholarly series presented by Wilton Library and historical society. Reception following the talk. Free, donations welcome. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

The Guitar Guy, Tuesday, April 1, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For children 2-6. Registration recommended; free. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk: Barbara Taylor Bradford, Tuesday, April 1, 7-8:30, Wilton Library. The international best-selling author will discuss her latest book, Cavendon Hall. Q&A and book signing. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Lego Club, Wednesday, April 2, 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.

Spring Poetry with Judson Scruton, Thursday, April 3, 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.

Spring Spectacular Carnival, Friday, April 4, 5-9, Miller-Driscoll School, 217 Wolfpit Road. Rides, games, attractions.

Beyond Words, Friday, April 4, 7 p.m., Wilton Library. A benefit for the library that includes food, live and silent auctions and live music. Tickets range from $150 for seniors to $2,500 for a VIP table for four. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Music on the Hill Concert, Friday, April 4, 8 p.m., Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road. The program will be Rachmaninoff’s a cappella All-Night Vigil, a setting of sacred texts of the Russian Orthodox Church. Tickets: $20 available at the door or from tickets@musiconthehillct.org.

Apple Blossom School Open House, Saturday, April 5, 9:30-11, 440 Danbury Road. Bread-making and puppet show for children; parents may visit classrooms and meet teachers. Programs for infants through age 6. RSVP family name and ages of children to admissions@appleblossomschool.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, April 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.

Christian Ministry Simulcast for Women, Saturday, April 5, 10-5:30, Hope Church, 240 Wolfpit Road. The program features author and speaker Priscilla Shirer. Admission is $20 and includes lunch. Information/registration: hopechurchct.org.

Project Return Birdhouse Auction, Saturday, April 5, 7-11, Rolling Hills Country Club, Hurlbutt Street. Small plates, martinis, live music, auction of birdhouses donated by area artists and other items. Tickets: $125 available at projectreturnct.org.

WEBE-108 Kids Fest, Sunday, April 6, 10-4, Wilton High School Field House, Danbury Road. Norwalk Hospital caregivers will introduce children to healthcare in a friendly, informal setting. Entertainment, education, businesses, and giveaways. Information: 203-852-2250.

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room, Sunday, April 6, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. Guitarist Martin Taylor will perform. Suggested donation of $10. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Wi-Act Benefit Concert, Sunday, April 6, 4 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. Lyric soprano Anna Rita Tornello and pianist Erica vanderLinde Feidner will present a concert for all ages with the themes spring flowers, the moon and dance. Classical to Broadway. Tickets: $15 available online at https:www.charityauctionorganizer.com/auction/WiAct2014.

Music’s Romantic Era, Tuesday, April 8, 10-11:30, Wilton Library. Listen to and discuss music of Hector Berlioz, Franz Liszt, Carl Maria von Weber and Modest Moussorgsky. With Dr. Genevieve Chinn Brings. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, April 8, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Sponsored by the Breast Cancer Survival Center. Free. Questions: Nina Marino at 203-857-7304. Registration highly encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Luncheon, Wednesday, April 9, 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, April 9, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. This month’s book is Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Advance registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, April 9, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Children ages 4-6 may enjoy stories and go on a nature walk. This month’s theme is sheep shearing. Free; registration required. Books may be checked out with library card. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Lego Club, Wednesday, April 9, 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.

Spring Poetry with Judson Scruton, Thursday, April 10, 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.

Author Talk: Elizabeth Strout, Thursday, April 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The Pulitzer-Prize winning author will discuss her new novel, The Burgess Boys. Q&A and book signing. Registration is highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Reception for BEAUTY by Maria Jarreu Heller, Friday, April 11, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. The children of the late Wilton artist will mount a retrospective exhibition of 70 pieces of her work. Exhibition runs through April 29. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, April 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.

Spring Celebration and Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 12, noon-3:30, Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. Hay ride, egg hunt, egg coloring, nature crafts, visit resident animals. Recommended for ages 2-7, but all are welcome. Bring a basked and dress for outdoor weather. Refreshments for purchase. Pre-paid reservations required: $12/member child, $15/non-member child. Half-hour sign-up slots. Rain date is April 13. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, April 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The film this month is 20 Feet From Stardom, a documentary about backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends. Q&A and refreshments following the film. Suggested donation of $5. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Spring Break Adventures, April 14-18, 9-noon, Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. Programs for children 3-8. Non-members: $40/day, $200/week; members: $35/day, $175/full week. Register at 203-762-7280. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.

Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, April 15, 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.

Lego Club, Wednesday, April 16, 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.

Spring Poetry with Judson Scruton, Thursday, April 17, 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.