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.
Ladies Luncheon Fund-raiser, Thursday, June 18, noon-2:30, Wilton Library. Author Elissa Grodin will discuss her latest novel, Death by Hitchcock. Tickets: $50, includes a signed copy of the book. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Legislative Update, Thursday, June 18, 6:30-8 p.m., Cannon Grange Hall, 25 Cannon Road. State legislators Sen. Toni Boucher (R-26), Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-143) and Rep. Tom O’Dea (R-125) will give a recap of the legislative session just ended and answer questions.
Take Part in Art, Saturday, June 20, 1-4, Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Road. Discover your inner artist while painting en plein air with watercolors supplied by Weir Farm. Instructional available. All ages. Free. Information: nps.gov/wefa or 203-834-1896.
Exploring the Five Senses, Monday, June 22, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. A five-week exploration of the senses for children in grades 1-3. This week: touch. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Area Author Affair, Monday, June 22, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Mark Rubinstein discusses his latest novel — a courtroom thriller — The Lover’s Tango. Books available for signing. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, June 22, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Artist Rachel Sanders works from observation, compiling sketches and notes of her time at the farm. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Red Cross Babysitting Training, Tuesday, June 23, 2-5, Wilton Library. A two-day workshop concludes June 24 at the same time. Students 11-15 will receive babysitting certification. Cost of $85 due before class. Class limit is 12. Bring drinks and/or snacks. To register, call Susan Lauricella at 203-762-3950, ext. 243.
Kiwanis Club Food Drive, Friday, June 26, 11-3. Members of the club will be at Stop & Shop on River Road and Village Market on Old Ridgefield Road collecting non-perishables for the Wilton Food Pantry.
Tales to Tails, Saturday, June 27, 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.
Kiwanis Club Food Drive, Saturday, June 27, 11-3. Members of the club will be at Stop & Shop on River Road and Village Market on Old Ridgefield Road collecting non-perishables for the Wilton Food Pantry.
Take Part in Art, Saturday, June 27, 1-4, Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Road. Discover your inner artist while painting en plein air with watercolors supplied by Weir Farm. Instructional available. All ages. Free. Information: nps.gov/wefa or 203-834-1896.
Read with Matt Davies, Saturday, June 27, 2-3:30, Wilton Library. The Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist will draw, answer questions and read from his new book Ben Draws Trouble. Families welcome, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Kiwanis Club Food Drive, Sunday, June 28, 11-3. Members of the club will be at Stop & Shop on River Road and Village Market on Old Ridgefield Road collecting non-perishables for the Wilton Food Pantry.
Car Show, Sunday, June 28, 2-4 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Trophies awarded, hot dogs and ice cream, musical entertainment. RSVP by June 24: 203-761-1191.
Exploring the Five Senses, Monday, June 29, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. The last of a five-week exploration of the senses for children in grades 1-3. This week: smell. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Author Talk, Tuesday, June 30, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Beatriz Williams discusses a story of politics and past secrets that takes place during the summer on Cape Cod. Q&A and book signing. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Music on the Hill Summer Chorus, Tuesday, June 30, 7-9 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 48 New Canaan Road. Rehearsals begin for music of J. S. Bach and continue Tuesdays and Thursdays through July. Concert, with soloists and chamber orchestra, will be Thursday, July 30 at 8, also at St. Matthew’s. New singers, including high school students, welcome.  $40 suggested minimum contribution. Advance registration required: ellen@musiconthehillCT.org or 203-529-3133.