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 email@example.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.
Hickory, Ash & Reed: Traditional Baskets, Contemporary Makers, Thursday, March 31, 10 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. A new exhibition of baskets by contemporary artisans and historic baskets from the museum’s collection. Information: wiltonhistorical.org.
Heroes and Homecomings, Thursday, March 31, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Gerald Weiss leads an adult literature seminar, Heroes, Homecomings, Hospitality and Human-Ness: The Role of Xenia in The Odyssey. Fourth of four sessions. Free, advance registration required. Program packets available one week before session begins. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Fashion Show and FUNdraiser, Friday, April 1, 11-1:30, Rolling Hills Country Club, Hurlbutt Street. Presented by the Wilton Woman’s Club to benefit the Norwalk River Valley Trail. Information: wiltonwomansclub.org.
Spring Grapevine Wreath Decorating, Friday, April 1, 7-10 p.m., Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. Pre-registration required. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.
Friday Evening Baroque, Friday, April 1, 8 p.m., Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road. The Festival Chorus and a small vocal ensemble will perform Durante Magnificat and works by Telemann and Buxtehude. Guest: violinist Daniel Lee. Concert features the harpsichord. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Information: musiconthehillCT.org, tickets@musiconthehillCT, 203-529-3133.
DTC Annual Breakfast, Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m., Trackside, 15 Station Road. Honored will be Registrar of Voters Carole Young-Kleinfeld and Selectman Dick Dubow. Speaker is Gary Rose: Haywire: The Politics of the 2016 Presidential Contest! Tickets: $30 in advance, $40 at the door, $5/6-18 years old, available online at wiltondems.org.
Fidelco Volunteer Orientation, Saturday, April 2, 10-noon, 27 Cannon Road. Fidelco provides German Shepherd guide dogs to blind and visually impaired people. A general volunteer orientation session will be held from 10 to 11, and a volunteer puppy raising information session will be held from 11 to noon. Pre-registration required: fidelco.org/volunteer.
WEBE-108 Kids Fest, Sunday, April 3, 10-4, Zeoli Field House at Wilton High School, Danbury Road. Families may meet the caregivers from Norwalk, Danbury and New Milford hospitals. Entertainment, education and businesses catering to parents and children. Information: 203-852-2250.
Amphibian Walk, Sunday, April 3, 1 p.m., Merwin Meadows, Lovers Lane. Visit vernal pools coming to life with salamanders, newts, frogs and toads. Presented by Norwalk River Watershed Association and Wilton Garden Club. Meet at hiking trail entrance at the parking lot. Tall, waterproof boots are suggested. All ages welcome. Free. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-877-NRWA-INFO.
Arts at St. Matthew’s, Sunday, April 3, 2 p.m., St. Matthew’s Church, 36 New Canaan Road. The chamber choir Ensemble Companio will perform. Tickets: $60/patron (preferred seating), $30/adults, $15/students. Information: artsatstmatthews.org, email@example.com or 203-423-3221.
Scholarly Series, Sunday, April 3, 4-5:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Stephen Armstrong discusses folk music and musicians of the 1930s and their reflection of social and political concerns of the era. Reception follows talk. Free, donations welcome. Registration required: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Solarize Wilton, Monday, April 4, 1:30-3, Wilton Senior Center Lounge, 180 School Road. Learn about the Solarize Wilton plan which offers homeowners a discounted solar group-purchasing plan. Information: solarizect.com/Wilton.
Food Lit Book Group, Tuesday, April 5, 11-noon, Wilton Library. This month’s book is Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir with Recipes from an American Family by Kathleen Flinn. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Summer Camp Open House, Wednesday, April 6, 5-7 p.m., Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. Visit the nature center and meet senior camp staff. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.
Solarize Wilton, Thursday, April 7, 7-9 p.m., Wilton High School Little Theater, 395 Danbury Road. Learn about the Solarize Wilton plan which offers homeowners a discounted solar group-purchasing plan. Information: solarizect.com/Wilton.
Circle of Care Art Exhibition Reception, Friday, April 8, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Life Within the Journey — Beyond the Diagnosis, a Portrait of What Endures is a photo exhibition focusing on children beyond their diagnosis of cancer. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Nature Journaling, Saturday, April 9, 10-noon, Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. For adults and teens. Pre-registration required. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.
New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, April 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. How to Dance in Ohio is about a group of teenagers and young adults on the autism spectrum as they prepare for the spring formal. Director of Photography Laela Kilbourn will join in the Q&A after the screening. Suggested donation: $5. Refreshments. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, April 12, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, Danbury Road. Stay at Home in Wilton sponsors an opportunity for men to get together. Rides available. Information: 203-762-2600.
Mah Jongg, Tuesday, April 12, 1 p.m., Wilton Senior Center. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. Beginners welcome. RSVP: Kay Chann at 203-762-9026.
Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, April 12, 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.