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 firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.
Prospective Member and Volunteer Brunch, Thursday, Oct. 22, 10:30-12:30, WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Road. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. Informational burnch, all welcome. RSVP: Janet Johnson, executive coordinator, 203-762-2600.
Ride to End Domestic Violence, Thursday, Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., JoyRide Cycling Studio, 3 Godfrey Place. One-hour spinning class sponsored by the Wilton PBA. Minimum donation of $35. The Domestic Violence Crisis Center is the beneficiary. Register: JoyRideStudio.com/Wilton/Events.
Fall Fitness Fundraiser for Breast Cancer, Saturday, Oct. 24, Anytime Fitness, 84 Danbury Road. Breakfast: 7:30-10; free outdoor bootcamp class: 10:30-11:30; lunch: 11:30-1:30. Vendors with giveaways throughout the day. 100% of new memberships sold Oct. 24-25 donated to Norwalk Hospital’s Smilow Family Breast Health Center. Information: 203-210-7474.
Museum Morning, Saturday, Oct. 24, 10:30-noon, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Convert T-shirts into a rag rug using a hula hoop. Bring shirts — eight to 10 needed for a rug — and a hula hoop. Hoops available for $10. Cost: $10/members, $15/non-members. Registration requested: 203-762-7257 or email@example.com.
Tales to Tails, Saturday, Oct. 24, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children who are shy but independent readers may read out loud to therapy dogs. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Flu Shot Clinic, Saturday, Oct. 24, 1-3 Riverbrook Regional YMCA, 404 Danbury Road. No appointment needed. Cost is $40, cash or check. Medicare Part B, Anthem and Aetna accepted; bring insurance card. Pneumonia vaccine available. Shots by Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 444.
Fall Antiques Market, Sunday, Oct. 25, 9-5, Wilton High School Field House, 395 Danbury Road. Forty vendors. Admission: $10. Information: barnstar.com.
Solder Craft, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2-3, Wilton Library. Students entering sixth and seventh grade, and others, may learn to solder to make a blinky pin. Must have Connecticut library card and signed Innovation Station agreement. Five students per session. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Trick or Treat Trail, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2-3:30, 120 Cherry Lane. Girl Scout Troop 50079 will host a fundraiser for Animals in Distress at the home of troop leader Kristen Schestag. There will be six to eight treat stations for children 7 and under. Guests are asked to bring a donation for Animals in Distress.
Trackside Haunted House, Sunday, Oct. 25, 3-5, Trackside Teen Center, 15 Station Road. Haunted house and trunk or treat in the parking lot. Admission: $5 per person, $10 per family. Information: 203-834-2888.
Candlelight Concert, Sunday, Oct. 25, 4-5:30, Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. Violinist Angelo Xiang Yu will play Beethoven, Ravel and Debussy. Ticket information: 203-762-3401 or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.
Parent Support Group, Monday, Oct. 26, 10-11:30, G&B Cultural Center, 49 New Street. NAMI-CAN support group 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.
Relax and Color, Monday, Oct. 26, 3:30-5, 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 wiltonlibrary.org.
Art Exhibition and Reception, Monday, Oct. 26, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Jodi Colella creates provocative, tactile works. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. This month’s book is Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell, a collection of six interwoven novellas spanning hundreds of years and thousands of miles of time and space. Information/registration: 203-834-6240.
Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 12:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. Newcomers Welcome. RSVP: Kay Chann, 203-762-9026.
Ills and Medical Bills, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 3-5, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Ten Reasons to Check Your Bills, sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. RSVP: Janet Johnson, executive coordinator, 203-762-2600.
Bring Your Own Pumpkin, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 4-5, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Pumpkin carving. The historical society will provide carving tools, decorating materials, cider and cookies. Ages 8 and up; not a drop-off event. Fee: $5/members, $10/non-members. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-762-7257.
Autumn Poetry, Thursday, Oct. 29, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton leads an exploration of The Ecological Vision of Robert Siegel. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Relax and Color, Thursday, Oct. 29, 11-1, 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 wiltonlibrary.org.
Author Talk, Thursday, Oct. 29, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Marie-Helene Bertino discusses her new book, 2 A.M. at the Cat’s Pajamas, a story of love, music and hope all found in one day in the lives of three characters. Q&A and book signing. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Haunted Chamber, Friday, Oct. 30, 2:30-5:30, Wilton Library. The Children’s Library’s Haunted Chamber is filled with slimy touch buckets, creepy obstacles, and scary storytellers. Also: pumpkin search & find game, jack-o-lantern felt board and coloring sheets. Free, suggested for first grade and up. Costumes welcome. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection, Saturday, Oct. 31, 9-1, Miller-Driscoll School parking lot, 217 Wolfpit Road. Proof of residency required. List of accepted items at wiltonct.org. Information: 203-563-0180.
Haunted Chamber, Saturday, Oct. 31, 10-4:30, Wilton Library. The Children’s Library’s Haunted Chamber is filled with slimy touch buckets, creepy obstacles, and scary storytellers. Also: pumpkin search & find game, jack-o-lantern felt board and coloring sheets. Free, suggested for first grade and up. Costumes welcome. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Pumpkin Parade + Trick-or-Treating, Saturday, Oct. 31, noon-2, Wilton Center. Free trick-or-treat bags to the first 200 children at Wilton Chamber of Commerce office, 86 Old Ridgefield Road. Free children’s portraits at the gazebo from 11:30 to 2:30. Information: wiltonchamber.com.
Realm of Fears Haunted House, Saturday, Oct. 31, 6-11, 17 Ridge Lane. Indoor and outdoor scenes at the Pulitano house. Free, donations appreciated. Information: 203-273-9144 or email@example.com.
Halloween Hustle 5K + Scarecrow Scamper, Sunday, Nov. 1, Wilton Center. The 5K begins at 10, the kids’ run at 11. 5K registration: $25 before Oct. 23, $30 day of, $20/ children 12 and under. Scamper: $10. Day-of registration begins at 9 at Town Green Gazebo.
Special Voter Registration Session, Monday, Nov. 2, 8:30-5, town hall, 240 Danbury Road. Wilton residents who have just become eligible to vote since the Oct. 27 registration deadline — acquired U.S. Citizenship, turned 18, or moved into Wilton — may register to vote in the registrars of voters office. Information: 203-563-0111 or wiltonct.org.