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.

Magic: The Gathering, Thursday, Jan. 8, 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.

Children’s Chess, Thursday, Jan. 8, Wilton Library. Beginner chess from 4 to 5, advanced chess from 5 to 6. An eight-part program through Feb. 26. Fee: $80 for the series. In-person registration required; payment due at registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Thursday, Jan. 8, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Priya Parmar will discuss her book, Vanessa and Her Sister. Q&A and book signing. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Jan. 10, 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. 10, 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.

Connecticut’s Own Concert, Sunday, Jan. 11., 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. The Madera Winds will present “Summer in Winter.” Registration strongly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Monday, Jan. 12, 3:30-4:30, Wilton Library. For grades 6-12. Applications are online; registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, ext. 224 or email Jennifer Walker at jwalker@wiltonlibrary.org.

Stay at Home in Wilton Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, Danbury Road. All men in the community are invited. RSVP  by calling Janet Johnson at 203-762-2600.

Parenting Book Series, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Susan Bauerfeld will discuss and review It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens by Danah Boyd. Free, registration strongly encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Mah Jongg with Stay at Home in Wilton, Tuesday, Jan. 13, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Details: Kay Chann, 203-762-9026.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. For post-treatment survivors. Co-sponsored by the Breast Cancer Survival Center, breastcancersurvival.org. Information: Nina Marino, 203-857-7303. Free, registration highly recommended: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

WGG/WLA Green Speaker Series, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Lisa Fernandez will speak on Global Climate Change and the American Perspective. Ms. Fernandez is assistant director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication. Sponsored by the library and Wilton Go Green. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Jan. 14, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. Susan Boyar will lead a discussion of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Advance registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Free Fiction, Films and Fugues to Go, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. A demonstration of downloadable material and streaming media available through the library. Bring your own device. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Learning About Earth Science, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades K-2 learn about volcanos, thunder, tornadoes and more. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Stay at Home in Wilton Ladies Brunch, Thursday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m., Orem’s Diner, Danbury Road. RSVP by calling Janet Johnson at 203-762-2600.

Technology Class — Facebook, Thursday, Jan. 15, 12:30-2, or 6-7:30, Wilton Library. A demonstration of what Facebook is, how to post photos, find “friends” and privacy settings.  Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Magic: The Gathering, Thursday, Jan. 15, 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.

Hooray for Winnie the Pooh Day, Friday, Jan. 16, 10-4:30, Wilton Library. A celebration of the birthday of author A.A. Milne and his creation, Winnie the Pooh. Story time, movie, music, games. Bring your own teddy bear and make him or her a scarf. Ages 3 and up; no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Embarking on Your Family History, Friday, Jan. 16, 10:30-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Learn how to use online and local resources and how to weave family stories into a family history. Fee: $10/members, $15/non-members. Register: 203-762-7257 or education@wiltonhistorical.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Jan. 17, 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.

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room, Saturday, Jan. 17, 7:30-9 p.m., Wilton Library. Bucky Pizzarelli, John Cutrone and Jerry Bruno perform. Reception follows concert. Suggested donation: $10. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

WLA/WHS Scholarly Series: The Gilded Age, Sunday, Jan. 18, 4-5:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Anne Greene of the University of Pennsylvania will discuss Culture and Conflict at the End of the 19th Century, the first installment of an annual collaboration between the library and Wilton Historical Society. Free, donations welcome. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Bereavement Support Group, Monday, Jan. 19, 11-12:30, Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, 761 Main Avenue, Norwalk. An eight-week support group on coping with the loss of a spouse will begin. Free. Pre-registration required: 203-834-6341, ext. 255.

Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Librarians Lauren McLaughlin and Melissa Baker discuss new and popular book titles. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

ESL Registration & Testing, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 9:30-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Registration and testing for ESL classes held Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at the library beginning Jan. 28. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Technology Class — Basic Word, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2:30-3:30 or 6:30-7:30, Wilton Library. Learn how to create and format basic documents in Word 2007. Basic computer skills required. Advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Learning About Earth Science, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades K-2 learn about volcanos, thunder, tornadoes and more. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

I Have a New PC!, Thursday, Jan. 22, 12:30-2, Wilton Library. A demonstration class for users of new PCs. Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Magic: The Gathering, Thursday, Jan. 22, 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.

Art Exhibition & Reception, Friday, Jan. 23, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. The Winter Show — Six Women Artists features area artists. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Jan. 24, 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. 24, 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.

Candlelight Concert, Sunday, Jan. 25, 4-5:30, Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. The Empire Brass will perform works by Byrd, Susato, Bach, Beethoven, Gershwin, Copland and Bernstein. Tickets: 203-762-3401 or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition & Reception, Monday, Jan. 26, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Benisse Lester’s paintings will depict the grounds and interior of Weir Farm. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Richard Duffee will lead a discussion of The Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett. Details and registration: 203-834-6240.

Mah Jongg with Stay at Home in Wilton, Tuesday, Jan. 27, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Details: Kay Chann, 203-762-9026.

Nebraska Screening, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 3 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. The film Nebraska will be presented by Stay at Home in Wilton. Open to all seniors. Free. RSVP by calling Janet Johnson at 203-762-2600.

Learning About Earth Science, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children in grades K-2 learn about volcanos, thunder, tornadoes and more. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Youth Maker Club, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 4-6, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 7-11 are invited to work with mentors in the Innovation Station to design and create a project that will be showcased at the end of May. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Empowering the Caregiver, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6:15 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Three professionals will cover all aspects of caring for a loved one with dementia. Free; seating limited. A light dinner is at 5:30. RSVP: 203-761-1191.

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.

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.