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.

Wilton Land Conservation Trust Annual Meeting, Thursday, Feb. 20, 8 p.m., Wilton Library Rimer Room. State Rep. Gail Lavielle will be guest speaker. Questions: email Bruce Beebe at b_beebe@sbcglobal.net.

Rainbow Loom Club, Friday, Feb. 21, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades 1 and up can share their knowledge and enthusiasm for this rubber band craft. Supplies limited, bring your own. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Connecticut’s Own Concert, Friday, Feb. 21, 7-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Violists Nick Revel and Nora Krohn, partners in Folie à Deux, will perform. Free. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Feb. 22, 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, Feb. 22, 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.

American Made: The Industrial Revolution in Connecticut, Sunday, Feb. 23, 4-5:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. The second installment of the scholarly series that is a collaboration between the historical society and Wilton Library will focus on The Erie Canal, A Mule Named Sal and the Industrialization of America. Free; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Whodunit? Book Club, Monday, Feb. 24, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. Children in second and third grade will discuss Chet Gecko: The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse by Bruce Hale. Snacks and detective activities. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Weir Farm Artist in Residence, Monday, Feb. 24, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Exhibition and reception for Ernest Lopez who works in a variety of media using mass media images, commercial objects and text. Free; registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Calendar Girls, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 3-5 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Stay at Home in Wilton will sponsor a showing of the film based on a British women’s group’s fund-raising efforts by posing nude for a calendar. Popcorn and refreshments. RSVP: Janet Johnson at 203-762-9303.

Pokemon Game and Swap, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades 2 and up may play Pokemon and swap cards with other fans of the game. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Successful Aging, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 5:30 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, Danbury Road. Dr. Alan Radin will present Successful Aging in Your Senior Years — Put Yourself in Charge. Free. Dinner is at 5:30, the presentation at 6:15. Reservations required: 203-761-1191.

Small Business Series, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. This five-part series is called Five Building Blocks of Growth for Your Small Business. This week’s installment is How to Succeed at Sales. Concludes on March 26. Co-sponsored by Fairfield County SCORE and Wilton Chamber of Commerce with the library. Check-in begins at 5:30. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk: Patty Chank Anker, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The author of Some Nerve will discuss how she set out to be a better role model for her daughters by conquering her fears and wound up embracing life. Free, books available for purchase. Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

The Bible as Literature, Thursday, Feb. 27, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Gerald Weiss examines the Hebrew Bible’s narrative genres, stylistic forms and prose and poetry. Free, four-part series. Advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Change of Heart, Friday, Feb. 28, 8:30-noon, Wilton Family Y, Danbury Road. A program to make women more aware of the risks of heart disease. Nancy Capelle of Wilton will share her experience as a heart attack survivor at 10:45. Activities include exercise classes, nutritional information and blood pressure screenings. Open to the community. Information: Information: Mary Ann Genuario at magenuario@wiltonymca.org or 203-762-8384, ext. 282.

Rainbow Loom Club, Friday, Feb. 28, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades 1 and up can share their knowledge and enthusiasm for this rubber band craft. Supplies limited, bring your own. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, March 1, 10-11, Wilton Library. Children 3-10 and their families may experience brass instruments. Advance registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Flu Clinic, Saturday, March 1, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County will offer its last family flu clinic of the season. Cost: $40; cash, check, Medicare Part B, Anthem or Aetna. Bring insurance card. Information: 203-762-8958.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, March 1, 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.

Maple Syrup Open House, Saturday, March 1, 1-2, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Tap a tree, learn different ways of making syrup throughout history, taste Ambler Farm syrup over ice cream. Free. Registration required: amblerfarm.org.

Dr. Seuss Celebration, Saturday, March 1, 2-2:45, Wilton Library. Stories and a visit with the Cat in the hat. Grades K and up. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room, Saturday, March 1, 7:30-9, Wilton Library. Pianist Henry Butler offers up an amalgam of jazz, Caribbean, classical, pop, blues and R&B. Reception follows. Suggested donation: $10. Advance registration strongly suggested.  Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Symphonic Concert, Sunday, March 2, 4 p.m., Clune Center at Wilton High School, Danbury Road. The Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra will play with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra. Tickets and information: 203-438-3889.

American Made: The Industrial Revolution in Connecticut, Sunday, March 2, 4-5:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. The Rise and Fall of the Connecticut Textile Industry with speaker Jamie Eves, executive director of the Windham Textile and History Museum. Free, donations welcome. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Parenting Book Series with Dr. Susan Bauerfeld, Tuesday, March 4, 10:30-noon. The book this month is No: Why Kids — of All Ages — Need to Hear it and Ways Parents Can Say It by Dr. David Walsh. Reading the book is not required. Free, registration strongly encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Awesome Origami, Wednesday, March 5, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Grades 2 and up. Staff member Shayna Simpson will demonstrate how to make a box, and crane and something else. No experience required. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Children’s Garden Club, Friday, March 7, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in kindergarten and up are invited to join this weekly club that will extend through spring, summer and fall. Children will plan, plant, tend and eat fruits and vegetables in the library’s garden. Informtion: Andrea Falkner at afalkner@wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-3950.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, March 8, 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.

Maple Syrup Open House, Saturday, March 8, 1-2, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Tap a tree, learn different ways of making syrup throughout history, taste Ambler Farm syrup over ice cream. Free. Registration required: amblerfarm.org.