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.
Treasure Chest and Antique Appraisal Fair, Saturday, June 13, 10-4, Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road. Early bird entrance ($20) from 9 to 10. Table-topped sized items or photos appraised for $20 per item or $50 for three items. Consignment sale; deliver items to church on June 10, 3-5 p.m.; June 11, 10-4 p.m.; June 12, 10-4 p.m.
Take Part in Art, Saturday, June 13, 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.
Game Fun Day!, Saturday, June 13, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades 3-6 can stop by for an hour of board games. Children in K-2 may stop by from 3 to 4. Free, no registration. Sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 50366. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Library Annual Meeting, Sunday, June 14, 4-6, Wilton Library. Maureen Sullivan, former president of the American Library Association, will speak at the meeting that acknowledges retiring trustees, and the outstanding volunteer and staff person of the year. Brief reception. Open to the public. Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Exploring the Five Senses, Monday, June 15, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. A five-week exploration of the senses for children in grades 1-3. This week: taste (food will be served; notify of any allergies). Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Author Talk, Monday, June 15, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Roalnd Merullo will discuss Dinner with Buddha, his follow-up to the popular Breakfast with Buddha. Q&A and book signing. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Wilton League of Women Voters Annual Meeting, Tuesday, June 16, 11:30-1:30, Trackside Teen Center, Station Road. Speakers: Janeen Leppert of Wilton Chamber of Commerce and Town Planner Bob Nerney. Cost of $20 includes lunch, advance reservations required. Open to members and the public. Information: wiltonlwv.org or call Linda Fein at 203-762-5606.
Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, June 16, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Chat about favorite books and get recommendations for titles to read. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Bending Gravity, Tuesday, June 16, 3-4, Wilton Library. Eric Girardi is a performance artist — juggling, yoyos and more. Ages K and up, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.