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 by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at
Author Talk, Thursday, May 7, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Three Many Cooks bloggers Pam Anderson and her daughters Maggy Keet and Sharon Damelio discuss Three Many Cooks: One Mom, Two Daughters — Their Shared Stories of Food, Faith & Family. Q&A and book signing. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or
Talk Back to Worry, Thursday, May 7, 7-8:30  p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. Psychologist Dr. Susan Bauerfeld will discuss what happens in the brain to make us worry and skills to keep anxiety at bay. Free. Information:
Robert the Guitar Guy, Friday, May 8, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Music, props and dance entertain children 2-6. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or
Mother’s Day Plant Sale, Friday, May 8, noon to 6, Wilton Town Green. Presented by the Wilton Garden Club, rain or shine.
Art Exhibition and Reception, Friday, May 8, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Gardens & Abstractions features the work of Westport painter and landscape designer Jay Petrow.  Information: 203-762-3950 or
Art of the Cocktail, Friday, May 8, 7-10 p.m., Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Creative cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, crepe station and fromage and charcuterie stations. Tickets: $75/member, $80/non-members. Information:
Postal Food Drive, Saturday, May 9, Wilton Post Office, 15 Hubbard Road. Letter carriers will pick up donations of non-perishable food along their routes. Contributions may also be dropped off at the post office. Donations support the food pantries operated by Person-to-Person in Norwalk and Darien which serve Wilton. Information: 203-621-0691.
Farm to Table for Kids, Saturday, May 9, 10:30-11:30, Wilton Library. Children 4 and up invited to hear how plants grow, see fruits and vegetables up close, and plant seeds to take home. Snacks. Led by Daryl Beyers, landscape designer and gardening educator at Poundridge Nurseries. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or
Norwalk Symphony Orchestra — Percussion, Saturday, May 9, 11-noon, Wilton Library. An interactive presentation for children 4 to 10 with their families. Children may play the violin, viola or cello. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or
Mother’s Day Plant Sale, Saturday, May 9, 9 to noon, Wilton Town Green. Presented by the Wilton Garden Club, rain or shine.
Flowers for Mom!, Saturday, May 9, 2 p.m., Young’s Nurseries, 211 Danbury Road. Paint a pot of flowers. Information: 203-762-5511. Register at or email
Everything You Need to Know About Rose Care, Saturday, May 9, 6:30 p.m., Young’s Nurseries, 211 Danbury Road. A free workshop. Information: 203-762-5511. Register at or email
New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, May 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The War Room is a look inside the 1992 Bill Clinton campaign. Suggested donation of $5. Refreshments. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or
Spring Bird Walk, Sunday, May 10, 7:30 a.m., Weir Preserve, Nod Hill Road. Ninety-minute walk through woodlands and open fields. Free, children welcome. Park on Nod Hill Road or at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Questions: Bruce Beebe, 203-834-5066.
Shape-opolis, Monday, May 11, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades 3-5 can build a town from three-dimensional geometric shapes. Two-part program concludes May 18. Free; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or
Area Author Affair, Monday, May 11, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Robert MacArthur will discuss his work, Online Education Fraud: The Diary of a Short Seller, which looks at “too big to fail” for-profit education companies. Information: 203-762-3950 or
Senior Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, May 12, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, Danbury Road. Information: 203-762-2600.
Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, May 12, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Sponsored by the Breast Cancer Survival Center. Free. Questions: Nina Marino at 203-857-7304. Registration highly encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or
AARP Driver Safety Class, Wednesday, May 13, 10-2, Wilton Library. For drivers 50 and older. Cost: $15/AARP members, $20/non-members, cash or check. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or
Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, May 13, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. The book this month is Their Eyes Were Watching God by Nora Neale Hurston. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Advance registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or
American Red Cross Blood Drive, Wednesday, May 13, 1-6:15, Wilton Library. Walk-ins will be accommodated. To make an appointment, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or visit Positive ID required. Information: 203-762-3950 or
Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, May 13, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Children 4 to 6 may go on a nature walk and stories about rabbits. Children with library cards may check out books through Wilton Library. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or
Free Downloads, Wednesday, May 13, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Learn how to download films for free with the library’s IndieFlix streaming service. Registration strongly encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or
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
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:
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
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
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
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
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 or email
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:
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
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:
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: and search “Wilton.”