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.

I Have A New iPad, Thursday, Jan. 29, 12:30-2 or 6-7:30, Wilton Library. A demonstration-style class on how to use the iPad. Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Magic: The Gathering, Thursday, Jan. 29, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 7-9 may bring their Magic cards and join in a game of chance and skill. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Law & Order: Fairy Tale Unit, Thursday, Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. The senior show features more than 80 students. Tickets: $10/students, $12/adults; 203-834-4844 or whstix@wilton.k12.ct.us.

So What Do You Think of Shylock?, Thursday, Jan. 29, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Temple B’nai Chaim, 82 Portland Avenue. Judson Scruton discusses “The Legacy of Shakespeare’s Shylock, A Venetian Jew in Elizabethan England.” In the Old Sanctuary. Information: 203-544-8695.

Law & Order: Fairy Tale Unit, Friday, Jan. 30, 8 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. The senior show features more than 80 students. Tickets: $10/students, $12/adults; 203-834-4844 or whstix@wilton.k12.ct.us.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Jan. 31, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children 8 and up may play the online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Introduction to Tinkercad 3D Design, Saturday, Jan. 31, 3:30-4:30, Wilton Library. Those who have taken the library’s Intro to 3D Printing class may learn Tinkercad, an easy-to-use tool for creating digital designs with the library’s 3D printer. For ages 13 and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Law & Order: Fairy Tale Unit, Saturday, Jan. 31, 5 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, Danbury Road. The senior show features more than 80 students. Tickets: $10/students, $12/adults; 203-834-4844 or whstix@wilton.k12.ct.us.

Introduction to Die Cutting, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Learn to use Cricut Explore, an electronic cutting machine and software for cards, scrapbooks and more. Ages 13 and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Monday, Feb. 2, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Jennifer Robson discusses her novel, After the War is Over. Q&A follows talk. Books available for purchase and signing. Free; registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Booked for Lunch, Tuesday, Feb. 3, noon-1:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. This month’s book is Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen Abbott. Bring your lunch, the society provides beverages and dessert. Register: 203-762-7257 or kdemo@wiltonhistorical.org.

The Probate Court and You, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The Honorable Anthony J. DePanfilis will discuss what the probate court encompasses including wills, trusts, conservatorships, commitments, etc. Q&A. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

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

Making it Into a Top College, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 7-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Educational consultants Howard and Matthew Greene will present “10 Steps to Gaining Admission to Selective Colleges and Universities.” Q&A, registration highly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Winter Poetry, Thursday, Feb. 5, 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.

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 impants 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.

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.

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 ejoy 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.