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.

Make Graduation Cards, BBQ Invites & More, Thursday, June 2, 2-3:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Make invitations for upcoming summer events. Registration required. Space limited to 2 per session. Must have a valid Wilton Library Card and a signed Innovation Station agreement form. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Game On!, Thursday, June 2, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Play board games with friends and family. Open to children first through fifth grade. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Legislative Update, Thursday, June 2, 7-8:30 p.m., Cannon Grange, 25 Cannon Road. Senator Toni Boucher and Reps. Gail Lavielle and Tom O’Dea will give an update on the 2016 legislative session and state budget.

Fun with Lynn Lewis, Friday, June 3, 11 a.m.-noon, Wilton Library. Come see popular entertainer Lynn Lewis with singing, dancing, and a special friend to accompany. Ages 2-6, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Artists’ Choice 2016 Art Exhibition/Reception, Friday, June 3, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Four Fairfield County artists are featured in the exhibition. A majority of the works will be available for purchase and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Wilton Library. Reception open to the public. Exhibition runs through Thursday, June 30. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Prohibition ‘Tea’ Party, Saturday, June 4, 7:30-11 p.m., Wilton Historical Society Barn, 224 Danbury Road. A jazz era fund-raiser to benefit the society with live jazz band, signature cocktails and canapes. Flapper/cocktail attire. Tickets: $100/members, $125/non-members, available online at wiltonhistorical.org.

Wilton Library’s 121st Annual Friends of the Library Meeting, Sunday, June 5, 4-5:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Participate in election of new trustees, celebrate those retiring from Board of Trustees, hear guest speaker Bryan W. Mattimore discuss his latest work 21 Days to a Big Idea. Open to the public. Registration encouraged. RSVP to 203-762-3950; information: wiltonlibrary.org.

3D Printing for Beginners, Monday, June 6, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Learn how to use a 3D printer and sign up for an individual project to make your own 3D project. Space limited to 6 students per session. Registration required. Must have a valid Wilton Library Card and a signed Innovation Station agreement form. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Booked for Lunch, Tuesday, June 7, noon-1:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. This month’s book is Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan. Brown-bag lunch, desserts and beverages provided. Free, registration requested. Call 203-762-7257.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, June 8, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Children ages 4 to 6 may visit the farm for stories about chickens and a nature walk. Children may check out books with their library card. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Thursday, June 9, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. William Leuchtenburg discusses his latest book,The American President, an account of presidential actions from the assassination of William McKinley to Bill Clinton’s last night in office. Q&A and book signing will follow the talk. Registration highly recommended. Books will be available for purchase. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Sunset Hoedown, Saturday, June 11, 6-10, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Barbecue, square dancing, hayrides under the stars. Tickets: $95/members, $110/non-members. Advance registration required: http://bit.ly/1TDaAGA.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, June 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Title to be announced. Suggested donation of $5. Refreshments served. A Q&A will follow the film. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, June 14, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. For post-treatment survivors, presented by the Breast Cancer Survival Center. Free, registration highly encouraged. Questions: call Nina Marino at 203-857-7304 or visit breastcancersurvival.org. Register: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Tuesday, June 14, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. First-time novelist Christine Reilly discusses her book, Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday, an exploration of the tender ties that bind families together in this unusual love story. Q&A and a book signing will follow the talk. Free, registration highly recommended. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Business Workshop, Wednesday, June 15, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. The library and SCORE present SWOT: A Business Tool to Compete and Win. Learn how to evaluate business’s strengths and weaknesses and identify external opportunities and threats. Speaker: John Harmon, Managing Director of Adulant Consulting Services. Check-in begins at 5:30. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Mad Hatter Tea Party, Thursday, June 16, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Wilton Historical Society. The historical society will host a Mad Hatter-themed tea party for first through fifth graders in celebration of the end of the school year. There will be lawn games and snacks. Cost: $15 for historical society members and $25 for non-members. To register, email info@wiltonhistorical.org or call 203-762-7257.

Rotary Club Installation Dinner, Thursday, June 16, 5:30, Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt Street. Cocktail hour 5:30-6:30, followed by dinner. Awards presentation and officer and board member installation. Cost: $55, advance payment requested. RSVP: Andy Mais at 203-943-2180 or andymais@gmail.com or pay online at http://bit.ly/1TzHc9h.

Author Talk, Thursday, June 16, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Joy Callaway discusses The Fifth Avenue Artists Society, about the boldest of four artistic sisters living in genteel poverty in the Bronx in 1891. Q&A will follow the talk. Free, registration recommended. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Summer Reading Kickoff, Friday, June 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children can sign up for summer reading fun and enjoy a bounce house, games, and activities. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wilton Library. Practical techniques on how to adjust to changes in vision, hearing and reaction time associated with aging. No tests. Registration required. Cost: $15/AARP members, $20/non-members, cash or check only. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Red Cross Babysitting Training, Monday, June 20 and Tuesday, June 21, 1-5 p.m., Wilton Library. For students ages 11-15. Cost of $85 due before first class. Maximum of 12 students per class. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

College Essay Workshop, Wednesday, June 22, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Carey Field, editor, writer, and marketer will help students craft college essays and understand essay prompts. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.