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 firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.
Chalk Paint Pots & Herbs, Thursday, April 21, 1-3, Wilton Library. Drop-in craft at the Innovation Station. Teens and adults. $5 fee, no registration. While supplies last. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Earth Day Celebration, Friday, April 22, 9:30-10:30 and 1-4, Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. All ages invited for a morning nature walk. In the afternoon, make terrariums from recycled materials and explore the grounds. Nets available for scooping the pond. $10 terrarium fee; bring a vessel from home. All other activities free, no registration required. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.
Freeplay for Relay, Friday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, 395 Danbury Road. An evening of comical, improvisational fun to benefit Wilton Relay for Life. Suggested donation: $5, at the door.
Gigantic Book Sale, Saturday, April 23, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Early buyers from 7 to 9 a.m. with $15 admission, free from 9 to 5. More than 70,000 items in 50 categories. Silent auction. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Solitary Confinement Discussion, Saturday, April 23, 7-9 p.m., Wilton Friends Meeting House, 317 New Canaan Road. Screening of the documentary Breaking Down the Box, followed by a panel discussion on solitary confinement in prison with two people who have been incarcerated and spent time in isolation. A replica solitary confinement cell will be on display. Free, open to all.
Acoustic Night, Saturday, April 23, 7:30 p.m., Cannon Grange Hall, 25 Cannon Road. Musical acts of songs and ensembles. All ages invited to perform. Information and sign-ups: email@example.com or 203-762-1900.
Guided Birding Walk, Sunday, April 24, 10-noon, Allen’s Meadow, Danbury Road. Free, all welcome; no dogs. To register, call 203-210-5240 and leave a message with your contact information and the number of persons who will attend or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Exhibition and Reception, Monday, April 25, 6-7:30 p.m. Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Michele Schuff will show her work in encaustic. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Connecticut Presidential Primary, Tuesday, April 26, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. All Wilton polling places will be open: Clune Center, Cider Mill gym, Middlebrook School gym. Information: 203-563-0111.
Stay at Home Open House, Tuesday, April 26, 3-5, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Sixth anniversary celebration with free hors d’oeuvres, cake, music and door prizes. Friends, members, volunteers and supporters invited. RSVP: Janet Johnson at 203-762-2600.
Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, April 26, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. This month’s book is The Post-Office Girl by Stefan Zweig. Registration: 203-834-6240.
Mah Jongg, Tuesday, April 26, 12:30 p.m., Wilton Senior Center. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. Beginners welcome. RSVP: Kay Chann at 203-762-9026.
Author Talk, Wednesday, April 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Christine Reilly will talk about her book, Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday, a family love story. Q & A and book signing will follow the talk. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Uncharted Woodcock, Thursday, April 28, 3:30-5, Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. For students in sixth through eighth grade, will meet four consecutive Thursdays. Pre-registration required. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.
Spring Fling Pancake Breakfast + Sheep Shearing, Saturday, April 30, 11-12:30, Ambler Farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Enjoy pancakes with the farm’s maple syrup, visit the animals, crafts, take seeds home to sow. $15/adults, $5/child. Rain or shine. Registration required; no waiting list. Information: amblerfarm.org.
Artboom, Saturday, April 30, noon-6, browngrotta arts, 276 Ridgefield Road. Opening reception for Artboom: Celebrating ARtists Mid-Century, Mid-Career, featuring works by 30 artists born between 1946 and 1964. The show continues May 1-8, 10 to 5, or by appointment. Information: email@example.com or 203-834-0623.
Connecticut’s Own Concert, Sunday, May 1, 5-6 p.m., Wilton Library. Works by six composer-members of Connecticut Composers will be performed. Free, registration strongly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Art Exhibition and Reception, Monday, May 2, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The Wilton Schools’ Fine and Performing Arts Exhibition features more than 400 works from students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Musical performances in the Brubeck Room. Refreshments. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Food Lit Book Group, Tuesday, May 3, 11-noon, Wilton Library. This month’s book is 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement by Jane Ziegelmann. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Technology Class, Tuesday, May 3, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Basic Computers introduces topics such as saving files, Internet browsers, email and printing. Class limited to six; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Franchise Workshop, Tuesday, May 3, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. The library and SCORE present Road Map to Entrepreneurship: Build, Buy or Franchise. A consultant and successful local franchisees will discuss their experiences. Free, registration required. Check-in begins at 5:30. Questions/registration: 203-831-0065 or scorenorwalk.org.
Get Well, Stay Well, Wednesday, May 4, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The program — Getting to Know You: To Sleep or Not to Sleep — will cover stress management, sleep disorders and the relationship between the two. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 5, noon, Wilton Library. Prayer luncheon will take place in the Brubeck Room. All are welcome.
Good Posture, Thursday, May 5, 7-8:30, Wilton Library. Dr. Thomas Fastiggi presents The Impact of Posture, Alignment & Ergonomics on Health, a discussion on how stress affects body posture and alignment and its subsequent ability to heal itself. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 7, 10-5, Wilton Library. Comics suitable for all ages will be given out. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Fairy Doll Workshop, Saturday, May 7, 2-3:30, Wilton Library. Children in kindergarten and up may make a fairy doll with staff member Lesley Keogh. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Area Author Affair, Monday, May 9, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Will B. Mathews will discuss his new mystery novel, Uptown Quicksand. Books available for purchase and signing. Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.