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.
Wilton Spring Spectacular, Friday, April 10, 5-9, Miller-Driscoll School, Wolfpit Road. Carnival rides, games, attractions, refreshments. Wristbands: $25.
Art Exhibition and Reception, Friday, April 10, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Hartford-area artist Carlos Hernandez Chavez brings Dialogues-Impromptu Conversations in Color. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Wilton Spring Spectacular, Saturday, April 11, noon to 9, Miller-Driscoll School, Wolfpit Road. Carnival rides, games, attractions, refreshments. Wristbands: $25.
Starting the Gardening Year, Saturday, April 11, 5:30, Young’s Nurseries, 211 Danbury Road. A free class on Pruning and All the Rest. Information: 203-762-5511. Register at YoungsNurseries.com/classes-lectures/event-signup/ or email info@YoungsNurseries.com.
New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, April 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The film is Spellbound, a documentary about the 1999 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Suggested donation is $5. Refreshments. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Wilton Spring Spectacular, Sunday, April 11, noon to 5, Miller-Driscoll School, Wolfpit Road. Carnival rides, games, attractions, refreshments. Wristbands: $25.
Music on the Hill Open House, Saturday, April 11, 4-6, WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Road. Refreshments, talk with artistic directors and friends, learn about music programming, browse the music lending library. Information: 203-529-3133.
Candlelight Concert, Sunday, April 12, 4-5:30, Wilton Congregational Church, Ridgefield Road. Opus One: pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, violinist Ida Kavafian, violist Steven Tenenborm and cellist Peter Wiley. Piano quartets by Mozart, Brahms and Rogerson. Tickets: 203-762-3402 or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.
Vacation Movie, Monday, April 13, 10-15-noon, Wilton Library. Big Hero 6 will be shown. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Meet Dash and Dot, Monday, April 13, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. Children in kindergarten and up are invited to meet the library’s two robots, Dash and Dot, which can talk, move, change color and more. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, April 14, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, 167 Danbury Road. All men in the community invited for breakfast and conversation. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. RSVP: 203-762-2600.
Mah Jongg, Tuesday, April 14, 2 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Presented by Stay at Home in Wilton, open to all who want to learn. Information: Kay Chann at 203-762-9026.
Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, April 14, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Physical therapist Laura Yarish will discuss Preventing, Identifying and Treating Lymphedema, Frozen Shoulder, and Pain and Swelling after Surgery and Radiation. Free and open to the public. Information: breastcancersurvival.org or call Nina Marino at 203-857-7304. Registration highly encouraged: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Chemistry of Cooking and Candy, Wednesday, April 15, 4-4:45 p.m., Wilton Library. A five-part investigation of dairy science, leavening, reactive science and more. Create rock candy crystals. Grades 3-6, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Spring Poetry, Thursday, April 16, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton leads a four-part series. Poetry packet at circulation desk. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
VHS-DVD Conversion, Friday, April 17, 10-11, Wilton Library. Learn to convert old home videos from VHS to DVD. For ages 13 and up an sixth and seventh graders with an adult. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Pre-K-1st Poetry Program, Friday, April 17, 11:30-12:15, Wilton Library. Celebrate National Poetry month with dancing, singing, rhyming and fun. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Vacation Movie, Friday, April 17, 2-3:30, Wilton Library. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb will be shown No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Children’s Garden Club, Friday, April 17, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. Children in kindergarten and up are invited to join this weekly club to plan, plant, tend and harvest fruits and vegetables in a raised-bed garden. For information or to sign up email Andrea Falkner at afalkner@wiltonibrary.org or call 203-762-3950, ext. 225.
AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, April 18, 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 wiltonlibrary.org.
Weir Farm Open House, Saturday, April 18, 10-4. The Weir house will be open for visitors to enjoy at their leisure and 25 paintings by park artists-in-residence on display at visitor center. Park at Branchville Elementary School, 40 Florida Road, Ridgefield and take shuttle bus.
Spring Antiques Show, Saturday, April 18, 10-5, Wilton High School Field House. Admission: $10. Information: wiltonhistorical.org.
Join the Shelabration!, Saturday, April 18, 2-4, Wilton Library. Listen to Shel Silverstein’s silly poems and try writing or illustrating your own. No registration.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Weir Farm Open House, Sunday, April 19, 10-4. The Weir house will be open for visitors to enjoy at their leisure and 25 paintings by park artists-in-residence on display at visitor center. Park at Branchville Elementary School, 40 Florida Road, Ridgefield and take shuttle bus.
Spring Antiques Show, Sunday, April 19, 11-4, Wilton High School Field House. Admission: $10. Information: wiltonhistorical.org.
Walks and Talks, Sunday, April 19, 1 p.m. — Merwin Meadows, Lovers Lane. Focus on the lake being stocked with trout. To be led by Dean Keister, vice president of Trout Unlimited. 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.
Understanding Money for First and Second Graders, Monday, April 20, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Conclusion of a two-part program in which children will learn about U.S. currency, its value, and how to count it and make change. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
A Taste of Wilton, Monday, April 20, 5:30-8, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Featuring local chefs, culinary personalities, mixologists and restaurants. Information: 203-762-0567 or info@wiltonchamber.com.
Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, April 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Tatana Kellner’s work is mostly abstract offering a retreat from the cacophony of life. Free, registration suggested.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, April 21, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Chat about recent reads and discover new titles. Free, registration suggested.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Listen to Wilton, Tuesday, April 21, 7 p.m., Comstock Community Center, 180 School road. The Wilton Democratic Platform Committee will hold a public meeting to discuss issues facing Wilton for consideration in the Wilton Democratic Platform that will presented at the Democratic caucus in July. Information: WiltonDems.org.
Author Talk, Tuesday, April 21, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Best-selling author Erik Larson will discuss his latest work, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. Book purchase ($30) required. Each purchase includes two seats to the author talk. Book signing after the talk. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Chemistry of Cooking and Candy, Wednesday, April 22, 4-4:45 p.m., Wilton Library. A five-part investigation of dairy science, leavening, reactive science and more. Create rock candy crystals. Grades 3-6, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Spring Poetry, Thursday, April 23, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judscon Scruton leads a four-part series. Poetry packet at circulation desk. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Arbor Day in Wilton, Friday, April 24, 5 p.m., Wilton Town Green. Celebration presented by Wilton Tree Committee. Tree Steward of the Year announcement and unveiling of the Notable Tree List. Information: 203-562-0180.
Annual Gigantic Book Sale, Saturday, April 25, 7 a.m., Wilton Library. Early buyers admitted from 7 to 9 with $15 admission. Free admission from 9 to 5. Silent auction. Rotary Club will sell hot dogs and sodas at lunchtime. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Tales to Tails, Saturday, April 25, 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.
Earth Day/Arbor Day Observance, Saturday, April 25, noon, Young’s Nurseries, 211 Danbury Road. Watch a large tree planting demonstration as the landmark oak is replaced with a pin oak. Free. Information: 203-762-5511. Register at YoungsNurseries.com/classes-lectures/event-signup/ or email info@YoungsNurseries.com.
Birdhouse Workshop for Kids, Saturday, April 25, 2 p.m., Young’s Nurseries, 211 Danbury Road. Decorate a free birdhouse to take home. Information: 203-762-5511.
Spring Fling Fund-raiser, Saturday, April 25, 7-11 p.m., Trackside Teen Center, 15 Station Road. Food by Bianco Rosso, sushi bar by Reiki Asian Bistro, beverages by Wilton Wine Shoppe. Live music and DJ, silent auction. Event benefits Trackside. Tickets: $70/person, $120/couple. Information: 203-834-2888 or trackside.org.
Annual Gigantic Book Sale, Sunday, April 26, noon-5, Wilton Library. Silent auction, too. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Study Skills Basics, Sunday, April 26, 1-4, Trackside Teen Center, 15 Station Road. Workshop for middle school students by Successful Study Skills 4 Students. Second half of the two-workshop program is May 3, 1-4. Cost: $295. Information: 203-418-2003 or info@S4StudySkills.com. Registration: http://bit.ly/2Q15-Trackside-MS
Annual Gigantic Book Sale, Monday, April 27, 10-5, Wilton Library. Books half-price. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Money Management for 3rd and 4th Graders, Monday, April 27, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Learn about checking and savings accounts, interest, and how to save. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Teaching Kids to be Resilient, Monday, April 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, 395 Danbury Road. Author and psychologist Robert Brooks will speak. Free, no registration. Information: Wilton Youth Services, 203-834-6241.
Annual Gigantic Book Sale, Tuesday, April 28, 10-2, Wilton Library. $5 per bag. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, April 28, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Miwako Ogasawara will lead a discussion of Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane. For details and to register, call 203-834-6240.
Mah Jongg, Tuesday, April 28, 12:30 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Presented by Stay at Home in Wilton, open to all who want to learn. Information: Kay Chann at 203-762-9026.
Chemistry of Cooking and Candy, Wednesday, April 29, 4-4:45 p.m., Wilton Library. A five-part investigation of dairy science, leavening, reactive science and more. Create rock candy crystals. Grades 3-6, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Spring Poetry, Thursday, April 30, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judscon Scruton leads a four-part series. Poetry packet at circulation desk. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.