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.
Vacation Movies, Friday, April 15, Wilton Library. Peanuts will be shown from 10:15 to 11:45 and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip will be shown from 2 to 3:30. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, April 16, 10-2, 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 www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Wilton Spring Antiques Show, Saturday, April 16, 10-5, Wilton High School Field House, 395 Danbury Road. Benefits the Wilton Historical Society. More than 35 dealers. Admission: $10 with unlimited re-entry. Food available. Information: barnstar.com or www.wiltonhistorical.org or call 845-876-0616.
Evening of A Cappella, Saturday, April 16, 6:30 or 8 p.m., WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Road. Three college singing groups, featuring four Wilton High School graduates, will perform a benefit for the Wilton Playshop. Pre-show reception at 6:30, show at 8. Tickets: $75/show and reception; $35/show alone. Purchase online at bit.ly/1V4tCdz.
Wilton Spring Antiques Show, Sunday, April 17, 11-4, Wilton High School Field House, 395 Danbury Road. Benefits the Wilton Historical Society. More than 35 dealers. Admission: $10 with unlimited re-entry. Food available. Information: barnstar.com or www.wiltonhistorical.org or call 845-876-0616.
Candlelight Concert, Sunday, April 17, 4-5:30, Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. Les Délices will present music from the French Baroque on period instruments. Information: 203-762-3401 or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.
Book Birdhouses, Tuesday, April 19 & 26, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Paint and decoupage a birdhouse using classic children’s books over two nights. $7 fee payable first night. Adults and teens in grade 7 and up; registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Scams: Prepare Yourself, Wednesday, April 20, 10-11:30, Wilton Library. Don McGran, security adviser at Fairfield County Bank, will discuss the latest scams used via telephone, online or in person. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
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.
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.
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.