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.
Beyond Words Benefit, Friday, May 1, 7-11 p.m., Wilton Library. Food, open bar, bourbon tasting lounge, silent and live auctions. Cocktail attire — Kentucky Derby-style encouraged. Tickets: wiltonlibrary.org or call Robin Axness at 203-762-3950, ext. 216.
Noteflix, Friday, May 1, 8 p.m., WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Road. A concert of movie favorites presented by the Wilton Singers. Doors open at 7; patrons are encouraged to bring dinner to enjoy before the show. Tickets: wiltonsingers.org.
Organic Garden Plant Sale, Saturday, May 2, 9-2, Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road. The school’s organic garden members will be selling heirloom tomato plants, peppers, eggplant, kale, Swiss chard and herbs. All sales benefit the garden. All plants $3-$5. The sale will be at the south end of the school near the flagpole and greenhouse.
Semi-Annual Rummage Sale, Saturday, May 2, 9-2, Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, 470 Danbury Road. Gently used/new spring and summer clothing for men, women and children, shoes, purses, bed linens, curtains, knick-knacks, jewelry and more. Dry shopping with great prices. Information: 203-762-9890 or zionshillmethodist.org.
Minks to Sinks, Saturday, May 2, 9-5, Tennis Courts on Route 7. Five tents of bargains. Tag sale benefits Family & Children’s Agency. Information: minkstosinks.info.
Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 2, 10-4:30, Wilton Library. Children who visit the Children’s Library will receive a free comic book. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Create A Fairy Doll Workshop, Saturday, May 2, 2-3:30, Wilton Library. For grades K and up. Drop-in, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Interfaith Service of Remembrance, Saturday, May 2, 5-6 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. Inspiring music, prayer and hope. Guests: Adrienne Reedy, Rev. Arnold Thomas, Fr. Reggie, Rabbi Rachel Bearman. Open to all; refreshments. Sponsored by Hillside Cemetery. Information: Pam Brown at 203-762-5591 or pam@wiltoncongregational.org.
Underground Railroad, Saturday, May 2, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Experience the travels of an 1850s runaway slave; meet Harriett Tubman, William Wakeman, a sheriff and bounty hunter. Reception follows. Tickets: $40/members, $45/non-members. Information: amblerfarm.org.
Noteflix, Saturday, May 2, 8 p.m., WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Road. A concert of movie favorites presented by the Wilton Singers. Doors open at 7; patrons are encouraged to bring dinner to enjoy before the show. Tickets: wiltonsingers.org.
Wilton Go Green Festival, Sunday, May 3, 11 a.m., Wilton Town Green. Wildlife ambassadors, electric cars, children’s activities, more than 70 craftsmen and exhibitors, live music, information on recycling and sustainable living. Paper shredding truck from 1 to 2. Information: wiltongogreen.org.
Minks to Sinks, Sunday, May 3, noon-4, Tennis Courts on Route 7. Bargain day. Tag sale benefits Family & Children’s Agency. Information: minkstosinks.info.
Minks to Sinks, Monday, May 4, 9-noon, Tennis Courts on Route 7. Bargain day. Tag sale benefits Family & Children’s Agency. Information: minkstosinks.info.
Reel Mondays, Monday, May 4, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The film Our Nixon is an all-archival documentary presenting Super 8 movies and rare footage captured by the president’s aides. Q&A with Bill Harris. Refreshments. Free. Co-sponsored by Wilton League of Women Voters. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Food Lit Book Group, Tuesday, May 5, 11-noon, Wilton Library. This month’s book is Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Mother’s Day Plant Sale, Wednesday, May 8, noon to 6, Greenhouse, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Early-bird buying opportunity. Presented by the Wilton Garden Club.
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 wiltonlibrary.org.
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: genevieve.eason@gmail.com.
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 wiltonlibrary.org.
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 wiltonlibrary.org.
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: amblerfarm.org.
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 wiltonlibrary.org.
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 wiltonlibrary.org.
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 YoungsNurseries.com/classes-lectures/event-signup/ or email info@YoungsNurseries.com.
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 YoungsNurseries.com/classes-lectures/event-signup/ or email info@YoungsNurseries.com.
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.
Senior Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, May 12, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, Danbury Road. Information: 203-762-2600.
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 wiltonlibrary.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.
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.
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.
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.”