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 email@example.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.
Geodesic Dome Project, Thursday, Dec. 10, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. A three-session program to learn what a geodesic is and how to build a miniature one you can crawl into. Started Dec. 3 and continues Dec. 17. Ages 10-12, free. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Author Talk, Thursday, Dec. 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Archer Mayer will discuss his latest crime novel, The Company She Kept. Q&A and book signing follow the talk. Free. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Holiday Arrangements, Friday, Dec. 11, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Create a holiday arrangement using a container, greens, ribbons and other materials. Fee: $5, payable on arrival. For ages 18 and up, registration required. Must have Connecticut library card and signed Innovation Station Agreement form. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Hayrides with Santa, sponsored by Wilton Parks and Recreation, Friday, Dec. 11, 3:30-8 p.m. at Ambler Farm on Hurlbutt Street. Hot chocolate and sugar cookies will be served, there will be a bonfire and, of course, Santa. To register, visit wiltonparksandrec,org. Information: 203-834-6234.
Hanukkah Songs and Stories, Friday, Dec. 11, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Join Miss Shayna for a family program of stories, songs and sa short film. All ages, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
The 12 Days of Christmas, Friday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. A family comedy. Tickets are $10 for children under 10, $20 for seniors and students, at wiltonplayshop.org. Information: wiltonplayshop.org.
Music on the Hill Christmas Concert, Friday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 48 New Canaan Road (Rte. #106). The Jubilate Ringers handbell choir and Festival Chorus perform carols old and new in this traditional concert. Artistic Director Ellen Dickinson conducts. Tickets: $20 in advance at www.musiconthehillCT.org; $25 at the door; children/students, free.
Holly Jolly Saturday at the Wilton Historical Society, Dec. 12, 11 to 2, museum complex at 224 Danbury Road. Activities include workshops in pomander making, gingerbread men cookie decorating, drop-in craft making, the Great Trains Holiday Exhibit, visit from Santa and more. Admission to the trains exhibit is free for all children and historical society members and $10 per adult non-member. Holiday crafts are $5 per person. Information: 203-762-7257, wiltonhistorical.org.
The Walter Schalk Holiday Spectacular on Saturday, Dec. 12, at noon and again at 4, and Sunday, Dec. 13, at 2, at the Clune Center at Wilton High School.Through Dec. 11, tickets can be purchased at Bankwell at 47 Old Ridgefield Road, between 9 a.m. and noon.
The 12 Days of Christmas, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. A family comedy. Tickets are $10 for children under 10, $20 for seniors and students, at wiltonplayshop.org. Information: wiltonplayshop.org.
Art Exhibition and Reception, Saturday, Dec. 12, 5-6:30, Wilton Library. Botanical artist Dick Rauh and Wilton photographer Joyce Seymore will be featured in An Eye for Detail, an exhibition of the details of nature. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Holiday Greens Sale, Saturday, Dec. 12, 9-4, Ambler Farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Fraser fir and balsam trees, wreaths and roping will be available. Hot cider, cocoa and treats. Information: amblerfarm.org.
Holiday Greens Sale, Sunday, Dec. 13, 11-4, Ambler Farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Fraser fir and balsam trees, wreaths and roping will be available. Hot cider, cocoa and treats. Information: amblerfarm.org.
Advent Concert, to be presented by the Our Lady of Fatima Church Choir on Sunday, Dec. 13, at the Villa Notre Dame Chapel, 345 Belden Hill Road, beginning at 3:30. The centerpiece of the hour-long concert will be the Christmas Cantata, A Noel Celebration, Sounds and Stories of Christmas, created by Lloyd Larson, Marty Parks and Jay Rouse. The choir will also offer arrangements of Celtic Christmas Lullabye, Gaudete!, Dark Is the Silent Night and Festival Sanctus. The concert is free; all are welcome.
It’s A Wonderful Life, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 3 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Stay at Home in Wilton presents Frank Capra’s holiday classic starring Jimmy Stewart. Free. RSVP: Janet Johnson at 203-762-2600.
Color and Chill for Teens, Monday, Dec. 14, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. For grades 6-12, grab some pencils or gel pens and start coloring a design of choice. No experience needed. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Relax and Color, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 11-12:30, Wilton Library. Adults and teens are invited to pick out a design and color with pencils or gel pens. No experience. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Christmas Decorations for Teens, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. For grades 6-12, make a seasonal ornament, enjoy refreshments and music. Free, but registration is required. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Caravan Puppets, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. The Puppets present their Season of Light program, celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Chinese New Year, Diwali and the Muslim holiday Eid ul Fitr. Family entertainment for grades K and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Walk in Cherry Lane Park on Sunday, Dec. 20, 1 p.m. start time at this park near the intersection of Cherry Lane and Banks Drive. Dan Berg, chairman of Wilton’s Conservation Commission, will lead the walk, co-sponsored by the commission, Wilton Garden Club Conservation Committee and the Norwalk River Watershed Association. The walk is free but RSVP by calling Jackie Algon at 203-210-5240.
Parent Support Group, Monday, Dec. 21, 10-11:30 a.m., G&B Cultural Center, 49 New Street. For parents of children with behavioral, emotional and mental health issues. Information: Beth at 203-984-0123 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Vanessa at 203 970-4130 or email@example.com.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, Monday, Dec. 21, 1-6:30, Wilton Library. Appointments are appreciated but walk-ins are welcome. Positive ID required. To sign up, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.
Christmas Story Time, Monday, Dec. 21, 4:15-5, Wilton Library. Children 3 and up will hear classic Christmas stories followed by a craft. Milk and cookies served. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Art Exhibition and Reception, Monday, Dec. 21, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Denise Iris is the Weir Farm Artist-in Residence, who will explore the intersection of objective reality and the inner world through video, installations and photos. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 12:30 p.m. Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. Newcomers welcome. RSVP: Kay Chann, 203-762-9026.