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.
Thursday Prayer House, Thursday, March 5, 7-9 p.m., Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, 470 Danbury Road. The chapel will be open for quiet meditation and prayer with Pastor Steve Kim available for intercessory prayer. All are welcome to stop in any time during the two hours. Information: 203-762-9890 or zionshillmethodist.org.
She Loves Me, Thursday, March 5, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop. A light-hearted musical romance. Tickets: $25-$30 available at wiltonplayshop.org.
She Loves Me, Friday, March 6, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop. A light-hearted musical romance. Tickets: $25-$30 available at wiltonplayshop.org.
Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room, Saturday, March 7, 7:30-9 p.m., Wilton Library. Composer and guitarist Julian Lage will perform. Free, donations suggested. Reception follows, CDs for sale. Registration strongly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
She Loves Me, Saturday, March 7, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop. A light-hearted musical romance. Tickets: $25-$30 available at wiltonplayshop.org.
Spring Concert, Sunday, March 8, 3 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Eric Lipper performs on guitar, piano, harmonica and saxophone. Free. Information: 203-761-1191.
Youth Orchestra Concert, Sunday, March 8, 4 p.m., Clune Center at Wilton High School. Performances by the three Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra ensembles: symphony, string and wind. Tickets: $15/adults, $10/seniors and children under 12, at the door. Information: wctyo.org.
Scholarly Series: The Gilded Age, Sunday, March 8, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. Bonnie Yochelson will discuss How the Other Half Lives, based on the book by Jacob A. Riis, which revealed the deplorable conditions of New York slums. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
She Loves Me, Sunday, March 8, 4 p.m., Wilton Playshop. A light-hearted musical romance. Tickets: $25-$30 available at wiltonplayshop.org.
Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, March 10, 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, March 10, 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.
Cryptozoology Club, Tuesday, March 10, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. This month: the Abominable Snowman. Grades 3-6, snacks. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, March 10, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Monthly group for post-treatment cancer survivors presented by the Breast Cancer Survival Center. Questions: Nina Marino, 203-857-7304. Registration highly encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Wilton Clergy Association Lecture Series, Tuesday, March 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. This four-part series examines “And Who is My Neighbor? How Our Community Can Respond to Differences, Divisions and Conflict.” This week, Prof. Sarah Azaransky of Union Theological Seminary in New York City discusses how a community can transform an “us vs. them” mentality into “we.” Free, registration strongly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, March 11, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. Susan Boyar leads a discussion of All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Bring lunch, beverages provided. Advance registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Free Downloads — Music, Wednesday, March 11, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Bring your own device and learn about the library’s free downloadables and streaming music. Registration strongly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Parables as Poetic Fiction, Thursday, March 12, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Gerald Weiss looks at Biblical parables as poetic fiction and provocative metaphors. Packets available at circulation desk. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Learn to Learn with Atomic Training, Thursday, March 12, 12:30-2, Wilton Library. A demonstration of the online learning service Atomic Training. Learn to use products from Microsoft, Adobe, Apple and more. Wilton residents only; registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Get Ready for Pi Day, Thursday, March 12, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. Pi Day is March 14, which corresponds to the mathematical constant of pi, which is 3.1415. Thursday activities include making pi bracelets and Pi Day hats. Snacks include pie. Grades 3-4, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
She Loves Me, Thursday, March 12, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop. A light-hearted musical romance. Tickets: $25-$30 available at wiltonplayshop.org.
Robert the Guitar Guy, Friday, March 13, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Music and fun for children ages 2-6 and their caregivers. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Fireside Tales and Trails, Friday, March 13, 1-2, Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. Staff will read from A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson and Joan Rankin, children may meet a live animal and make a craft. Ages 3-5. Cost: $5/member child, $10/non-members. Pre-registration required by March 12: 203-762-7280. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.
Focus ’15 Art Exhibition Reception, Friday, March 13, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Reception for Wilton Arts Council’s annual photography competition. Open to the community. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
She Loves Me, Friday, March 13, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop. A light-hearted musical romance. Tickets: $25-$30 available at wiltonplayshop.org.
Pi Day, Saturday, March 14, 10:30-4:30, Wilton Library. Pi Day is 3-14-15 (or 3.1415). Contests and crafts for children of all ages. Win a pie by guessing its circumference. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Maple Syrup Open House, Saturday, March 14, 1-2, Ambler Farm. Families may tap a tree and learn about the history and process of making maple syrup. Free, open to the public. Information: amblerfarm.org.
New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, March 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Elaine Stritch: Shot Me, showcases the actress through rare archival footage and intimate cinema vérité. Suggested donation of $5. Refreshments served. Q&A following the film with filmmaker Megan Smith-Harris. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
She Loves Me, Saturday, March 14, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop. A light-hearted musical romance. Tickets: $25-$30 available at wiltonplayshop.org.
Drop-in St. Patrick’s Day Crafts, Sunday, March 15, 1-4:30, Wilton Library. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Luck o’ the Irish Concert, Sunday, March 15, 3 p.m., WEPCO Parish Hall, 48 New Canaan Road. A concert of Irish music performed by the Music on the Hill Festival Chorus and Jubilate Ringers handbell choir. Tickets: $20 in advance at musiconthehillCT.org, $25 at the door. Children and students admitted free. Information: info@musiconthehillCT.org or 203-536-2601.
Spring Concert, Sunday, March 15, 3 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Classical violinist Tom Aalfs performs. Free. Information: 203-761-1191.
When Can I Have A … Lightsaber? Tuesday, March 17, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. A new program examines the ever-changing boundary between science and science fiction. Grades 3-6. Reading, activities, snacks. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Wilton Clergy Association Lecture Series, Tuesday, March 17, 7-8:30 p.m., wilton Library. This four-part series examines “And Who is My Neighbor? How Our Community Can Respond to Differences, Divisions and Conflict.” This week, Kevin Meehan of Ambler Farm, Colleen Fawcett of Wilton Youth Services, and Assistant Superintendent of Schools Charles Smith examine ways we can give young people community-building skills. Free, registration strongly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Spring Concert, Wednesday, March 18, 3 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Irish tunes with Bill O’Connor. Free. Information: 203-761-1191.
Parables as Poetic Fiction, Thursday, March 19, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Gerald Weiss looks at Biblical parables as poetic fiction and provocative metaphors. Packets available at circulation desk. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Wilton Chamber of Commerce Anniversary Celebration, Thursday, March 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt Street. The Chamber celebrates 25 years; Business Person of the Year and Outstanding Small Business Awards. Tickets: $60; RSVP by March 12 to info@wiltonchamber.com or 203-762-0567.
Maple Syrup Open House, Saturday, March 21, 1-2, Ambler Farm. Families may tap a tree and learn about the history and process of making maple syrup. Free, open to the public. Information: amblerfarm.org.