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 emailed to editor@wiltonbulletin.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.

The Great Trains Holiday Exhibit, Wilton Historical Society museum complex, 224 Danbury Road. Exhibit continues through Jan. 18. Admission is free for society members and $10 for non-member adults. Information: www.wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Wilton Library Holiday Book Sale, through Sunday, Jan. 3, 137 Old Ridgefield Road. Items include books, unopened CDs and DVDs, children’s books and a huge assortment of art books. All sales support the library. Sale open during regular hours at library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road; wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Healthy Family Day, Saturday, Jan. 2, 10-noon, Riverbrook Regional YMCA, 404 Danbury Road. Family swimming, family Zumba, family yoga, tumbling demo, spinning classes, personal training, nutritionists and wellness coaches, health and wellness screenings, handouts and more. Free. Information: 203-762-8384 or wiltonymca.org.

Morning of Pampering, Monday, Jan. 4, 830-11, Riverbrook Regional YMCA, 404 Danbury Road. Free Piyo class (combination pilates and yoga) at 8:30, massages, manicures, makeup application tips from Adam Broderick. Avon and Witchy Poo items for sale. Information: 203-762-8384 or wiltonymca.org.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Jan. 4, 1 to 2:30, Wilton Library. Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheters. No registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Teen Advisory Board, Monday, Jan. 4, 3:30 to 4:30, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to this monthly TAB meeting. TAB is a group of teens who work with the library by helping select materials for the teen collection, planning teen events, and more. Newcomers welcome; registration recommended. For details, call 203-762-3950, ext. 224, or email Jennifer Walker, Teen Services assistant, at jwalker@wiltonlibrary.org.  

Personalized 3D Luggage Tags, Monday, Jan. 4, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Learning Tinkercad, then designing 3D luggage tag and adding your own touches. For seventh graders through adults and sixth grade students accompanied by adults who are willing to learn too. Registration required. Information: www.wiltonlibrary.org; (203) 762-3950.

Public Utilities Regulatory Authority Presentation, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 10 a.m., Senior Center Technology Room in Comstock Community Center, School Road. This free presentation is open to the public and will address the topic of retail electric suppliers and retail choices in Connecticut.

Anti-Diet: Eat, Lose and Live, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 10-11 a.m., Riverbrook Regional YMCA, 404 Danbury Road. Free lecture on what is reasonable fitness, free Barre exercise class. Information: 203-762-8384 or wiltonymca.org.

Food Lit Book Group, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 11-noon, Wilton Library. This month's book is Home Cooking by Laurie Colwin. Pamela Lillis, a nutritional health coach, avid reader, and lover of food lit, will moderate the discussion. Free, registration recommended. Visit the library’s website for book selections and dates. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Democratic Caucus, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 7 p.m., Room B, Wilton Town Hall, Danbury Road. Members of the Democratic Town Committee will be endorsed.

Girls Who Code Club, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 4 to 6, Wilton Library. Girls in grades 6-12 will learn to create mobile apps, games and websites. This club is part of a national club that offers project-based activities in a fun and creative environment. The club meets weekly on Wednesdays, through May 25 (no session April 13). Registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Holistic Health Evening, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 6:30-8, Riverbrook Regional YMCA, 404 Danbury Road. Holistic professionals offer free workshops, classes and demos. Sample yoga, massage, reiki, acupuncture, chiropractic and more. Free local, organic GMO food. Information: 203-762-8384 or wiltonymca.org.

Shape-opolis is Back!, Thursday, Jan. 7, 4 to 5, Wilton Library. Future architects and urban planners in the third through fifth grades are invited to build Shape-opolis, a town created from a variety of three dimensional geometric shapes that will be part of an urban development project on view at the Children's Library. Supported by the Amadeo Family. Registration required. This is a two-part program; when registering for this program you will automatically be enrolled in Jan. 14 session. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; (203) 762-3950.

Republican Caucus, Thursday, Jan. 7, Wilton Town Hall Annex, Danbury Road. Candidates for the Republican Town Committee will be endorsed. Notice of candidacy required by noon, Dec. 27. Information: al.alper@absolutelogic.com.

Making Thank You Cards, Friday, Jan. 8, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. How to use the Cricut Die Cutter to create thank you cards. For seventh graders to adults and sixth graders accompanied by adults. Registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Fun with Lynn Lewis, Friday, Jan. 8, 11 to noon, Wilton Library. There will be songs and dancing. Lewis will bring a special friend children may play with. Supported by the Wilton Newcomers Club. Registration required, ages 2-6 with caregivers. Information: www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

3-D Print Your Drawing, Friday, Jan. 8, 3:30 to 4:30, Wilton Library. Drawings will be 3D printed onto a pendant. Registration required, ages 6-12. Information: www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Art Exhibition Reception, Friday, Jan. 8, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Jim Sparks will present large-scale oil paintings in Realism into Abstraction: Nature as Metaphor. Reception open to the public. Exhibition runs through Friday, Jan. 29. Information: www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, Jan. 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The film is Missing People, the story of a woman investigating the unsolved murder of her brother, while researching the violent life and work of an outsider artist. Director David Shapiro will speak after the showing. Suggested donation of $5. Refreshments served. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Twitter Workshop, Monday, Jan. 11, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. The library and SCORE present Twitter: Making it Work for your Business, a program on the mechanics of Twitter and strategies to make business tweets more effective. Free, registration required. Check-in at 5:30. Questions: call SCORE at 203-831-0065 or visit scorenorwalk.org. Register by calling 203-762-3950 or at wiltonlibrary.org.

Men’s Monthly Breakfast, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, 167 Danbury Road. An opportunity for conversation and exchange of information about life in Wilton. RSVP: Janet Johnson of Stay at Home in Wilton, 203-762-2600.

Technology Class, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Basic Computers introduces topics to be comfortable with ensuing computer classes. Topics covered include saving files, Internet browsers, email and printing. Class limit of six students. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. For post-treatment survivors, presented by the Breast Cancer Survival Center. Free, registration highly encouraged. Questions: call Nina Marino at 203-857-7304 or visit breastcancersurvival.org. Register: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Presented by Stay at Home in Wilton. Beginners welcome. Information: Kay Chann, 203-762-9026.

Solarize Wilton, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Learn about a discounted solar group-purchasing program offered to Wilton by the state. Homeowners may sign up for a free, no-obligation solar site assessment at SolarizeCT.com/Wilton. The workshop is free, registration recommended. Snow date is Jan. 13. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Jan. 13, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. This month’s book is Emma by Jane Austen. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Free Downloads, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Melissa Baker will demonstrate how to download ebooks and audiobooks from Wilton Library. Bring your own device. Registration strongly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Girls Who Code Club, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 4 to 6, Wilton Library. Girls in grades 6-12 will learn to create mobile apps, games and websites. This club is part of a national club that offers project-based activities in a fun and creative environment. The club meets weekly on Wednesdays, through May 25 (no session April 13). Registration required. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Parent Information Series, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Michelle Albright, Ph.D., director of youth services at Weston Youth Services, will discuss Stress and Success — Strategies to Recognize and Reduce Stress. Free, registration strongly encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Relax and Color, Friday, Jan. 15, 11-12:30, Wilton Library. Teens and adults may use pencils or gel pens and color designs provided by the library. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.