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.
Letterbox Hunt, Friday, May 15, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. This is the beginning of a two-week hunt that covers eight locations. Pick up a signature stamp at the historical society and a map and begin hunting for a letterbox at each location. Maps with stamps from all locations by May 31 are eligible for prizes. Information: 203-762-7257 or wiltonhistorical.org.
Habitat for Humanity Car Wash, Saturday, May 16, 10-5, Danbury Road near Coffee Barn. Wilton Youth United is raising money to support a building project in Bridgeport. Minimum donation $10. Rain date is May 17.
Barn Raising Day, Saturday, May 16, 11-1, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Visit an authentic wigwam, participate in raising a child-size barn, wool carding, weaving, spoke shaving and more. Information: wiltonhistorical.org.
Native American Writing, Saturday, May 16, 1-2:30, Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. Children in first grade and up will learn Native American games, meet an animal that was used as a calendar, hike through the Beech grove and create stories. Pre-registration required; close noon May 15. Cost: $10/members, $15/non-members. Register: 203-762-7280.
Author Talk, Saturday, May 16, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. Andrew Knapp and Momo of Instagram fame are the focus of Find Momo Coast to Coast: A Photography Book. Q&A and book signing. Free; registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Silent Movies, Saturday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., Cannon Grange Hall, 25 Cannon Road. Limousine Love with Charley Chase and Safety Last starring Harold Lloyd will be shown to live piano accompaniment. Doors open at 7; popcorn and other refreshments available. Tickets: $6, at the door. Information: 203-762-1900 or cannongrange.org.
Walks and Talks, Sunday, May 17, noon — Bradley Park, Wilton Center. To be led by Commissioner Susan Diloreto and garden club member Leslie Frear. Although not required, pre-registration by email or phone is advisable should there be a change in schedule. To register, call 203-210-5240 or email rennipsj@gmail.com.
Parent Support Group, Monday, May 18, 10-11:30 a.m., G&B Cultural Center, 49 New Street. Free meeting sponsored by NAMI-CAN (Child & Adolescent Network) to talk about dealing with behavioral issues in children up to age 18. No reservations. Information: Lisa at 203-858-7491 or SherylKane@gmail.com.
Garden Club Speaker, Monday, May 18, 11-1:30, Wilton Library. The Wilton Garden Club presents master floral designer Ruth Loiseau who will discuss her work serving five presidential administrations from Ronald Reagan through Barack Obama. She will also create seven flower arrangements. Refreshments at 10:30. Suggested donation of $5. Registration strongly encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Art Exhibition and Reception, Monday, May 18, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Weir Farm Artist-in Residence Susan McCaslin will be featured. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, May 19, 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.
When Can I Have … An Iron Man Suit?, Tuesday, May 19, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. For grades 3-6, a look at the boundary between science and science fiction. Snacks, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Protecting Water Resources, Tuesday, May 19, 7 p.m., Wilton Library. Dr. Michael Dietz of UConn will discuss low-impact development and its importance to protecting water resources. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Gardening in Containers for Kids and Grown-Ups, Thursday, May 21, 6:30 p.m., Young’s Nurseries, 211 Danbury Road. Create a garden in a pot. Planters available for purchase  or bring your own. Fee: $25/flowers, $20/vegetables. Information: 203-762-5511. Register at YoungsNurseries.com/classes-lectures/event-signup/ or email info@YoungsNurseries.com.
Wilton Rotary Open Arts and Crafts Show, Saturday, May 23, 10-4, Wilton Town Green. As many as 40 vendors expected; rain or shine. Free admission. Information: wiltonrotaryclub.com.
Tales to Tails, Saturday, May 23, 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.
Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, May 26, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. The book is How It All Began by Penelope Lively. Information/registration: 203-834-6240.
Booked for Lunch, Tuesday, May 26, noon-1:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. This month’s book is First Lady of the Confederacy: Varina Davis’ Civil War by Joan E. Cashin. Bring lunch, cookies and cider provided. All are welcome. Information: 203-762-7257 or wiltonhistorical.org.
ABC House Tour, Friday, May 29, 10-3, Wilton. The Opening our Hearts and Homes tour takes visitors to four homes with an option to visit a fifth that includes a garden lunch. Proceeds support ABC of Wilton. Tickets: $50 in advance/$60 day of the tour. Tickets including the fifth home and garden luncheon are $80 and must be purchased by May 26. Information: abcwilton.org.
Relay for Life, Friday, May 29, 5 p.m., Wilton High School track. The annual fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society runs through Saturday morning, May 30. Information: relayforlife.org and search “Wilton.”
Innovation Day, Saturday, May 30, 11-3, Wilton Library. A showcase of the work makers of all ages have been working on this month: demonstrations, presentations, workshops and exhibitions. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Evening Under the Stars, Saturday, May 30, 7-10 p.m., Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. Annual gala with wines by Cellar XV, gourmet hors d’ouevres by Bernard’s & Sarah’s Wine Bar, cheeses by 109 Cheese and Wine and sweets by Heavenly Bites. Live music, live and silent auctions. Tickets: $60 per person available online. Information: 203-762-7280 or woodcocknaturecenter.org.
Exploring the Five Senses, Monday, June 1, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. A five-week exploration of the senses for children in grades 1-3. This week: hearing. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Food Lit Book Group, Tuesday, June 2, 11-noon, Wilton Library. This month’s book is The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.