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.

Introduction to Digital Scanning, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Learn how to scan photos, slides and negatives and convert them to digital pictures. Ages 13 and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Thursday, Feb. 5, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Doug Jones of Wilton will talk about his wife Betty’s book, The Music in My Life. Mrs. Jones embarked on a career in opera after the age of 40. Books available for purchase and signing. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Freeplay: A Night of Improv Comedy, Thursday, Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. Students offer improvisational comedy. Tickets: $10/students, $12/adults. Information: 203-834-4844.

Robert the Guitar Guy, Friday, Feb. 6, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Entertainment for children 2-6. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Freeplay: A Night of Improv Comedy, Friday, Feb. 6, 8 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. Students offer improvisational comedy. Tickets: $10/students, $12/adults. Information: 203-834-4844.

Tap-a-Tree Maple Syrup Program, Saturday, Feb. 7, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., Ambler Farm. Families learn the science and history of making maple syrup and then choose a tree and collect sap throughout the season. Enrollment limited. Information: amblerfarm.org.

Take Your Child to the Library Day, Saturday, Feb. 7, Wilton Library. Activities include live animals from Animal Embassy of Stamford, as well as a talk about “The Future of the Monarch Butterfly,” from 10:30-11:30, and a screening of the movie Frozen, complete with sno-cones, from 2 to 3:45. Children may come in costume. Registration required for both events. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Make Your Own Valentine’s Day Chocolates, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. For children in grades K-8. $5/member child, $10 non-member child. Registration required: 203-762-7257 or education@wiltonhistorical.org.

Freeplay: A Night of Improv Comedy, Saturday, Feb. 7, 4 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. Students offer improvisational comedy. Family-friendly show. Tickets: $10/students, $12/adults. Information: 203-834-4844.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, Feb. 7, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Sound and Fury documents a family’s struggle over whether or not to provide two deaf children with cochlear implants to stimulate hearing. Suggested donation of $5; refreshments. Q&A. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Freeplay: A Night of Improv Comedy, Saturday, Feb. 7, 8 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. Students offer improvisational comedy. Tickets: $10/students, $12/adults. Information: 203-834-4844.

Drop-in Valentine Crafts, Sunday, Feb. 8, 1-4:30, Wilton Library. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Valentine’s Tea, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2-4 p.m., White Carriage Barn at Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Little ones enjoy platters of sandwiches and sweets and make crafts. $20/adults, $10/child. Information: amblerfarm.org.

A Gilded Life: Mark Twain, Sunday, Feb. 8, 4-5:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. With historian Brent Colley, this is part of the WLA/WHS Scholarly Series: The Gilded Age: Culture and Conflict at the End of the 19th Century. Free, donations accepted. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Area Author Affair, Monday, Feb. 9, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Photographer and author Laurie Klein will discuss her book, Photographing the Female Form with Digital Infrared, her mentoring of young people, and her hero, photographer Ansel Adams. Books available for purchase and signing. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Make a Candy Stand for Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 10-noon, Wilton Library. At the library’s Innovation Station, for ages 18 and up, while supplies last. No registration needed. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Cryptozoology Club, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades 3-6 will go in search of the Loch Ness monster. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: Nina Marino, 203-857-7304. Registration: wiltonibrary.org.

VHS-DVD Conversion, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Learn how to convert home movies and other VHS tapes to DVD at the library’s Innovation Station. Ages 13 and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Feb. 11, noon to 1:30. Discussion led by Susan Boyar. This month’s book is We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Free Downloads, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Melissa Baker will demonstrate how to download eBooks and audiobooks. Registration strongly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

The Way Things Work, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. First and second graders will explore the properties of static electricity. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Make Your Own Valentine’s Day Chocolates, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 7-8 p.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Ladies invited to enjoy chocolate making with a glass of wine. $20/members, $25 non-members. Registration required: 203-762-7257 or education@wiltonhistorical.org.

Winter Poetry, Thursday, Feb. 12, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. This four-part series with Judson Scruton will explore The Rape of the Lock by Alexander Pope. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

I Have A New Mac, Thursday, Feb. 12, Wilton Library. Two classes, 12:30 to 2 or 6 to 7:30 p.m., will show how to get on the Internet, use settings and apps. For MacBook and iMac users. Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Great Backyard Bird Count, Friday, Feb. 13, 2-4:30, Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. Families and individuals are invited to learn what the count, held over the Presidents Day weekend, is all about. Bird crafts, bird identification, hot cocoa. Practice by counting birds at the center. Event is ongoing throughout the afternoon. Information: 203-762-7280 or woodcocknaturecenter.org.

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room, Sunday, Feb. 15, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. Pianist Gerald Clayton and saxophonist Dayna Stephens perform. Suggested donation: $10. Advance registration strongly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.