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.
Relax and Color, Friday, Jan. 15, 11-12:30, Wilton Library. Teens and adults may use pencils or gel pens and color designs provided by the library. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Connecticut’s Own Concert, Sunday, Jan. 17, 4-5, Wilton Library. The Madera Winds is a chamber quartet that will perform a program of Winter Winds. Free, registration strongly suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
AARP Driver Safety Class, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 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 wiltonlibrary.org.
Technology Classes, Wednesday, Jan. 20, Wilton Library. Downloadables for Apple Devices, 12:30-2. Bring your own device, Wilton Library card and passwords. Registration suggested. Basic Microsoft PowerPoint, 2 to 3 or 6:30 to 7:30. Basic computer skills and advance registration required. Free. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Expedition Photographer, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Photographer Daryl Hawk interviews explorer Gordon Wiltsie, author of To the Ends of the Earth — The Adventures of an Expedition Photographer. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Technology Class, Thursday, Jan. 21, 12:30-2 or 6-7:30, Wilton Library. A demonstration class on how to use an iPad. Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Business After Hours, Thursday, Jan. 21, 5:30-7, Bankwell, 47 Old Ridgefield Road. Networking with local business leaders, presented by Wilton Chamber of Commerce. Complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Admission: $20/ Chamber members and their guests, $25/future members. Register and pay online or pay at the door: http://bit.ly/1JVlOBH.
Gov. Malloy Visits Cannon Grange, Thursday, Jan. 21, 7 p.m., Cannon Grange, 25 Cannon Road. The public is invited to attend; there is no set program. Following the governor at 7:30 will be a presentation on a Waldorf education by Apple Blossom School. Information: cannongrange.org
Color and Chill for Teens, Monday, Jan. 25, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Teens in grades 6-12 can use colored pencils or gel pens. No experience. Free. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. The book this month is The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. For details and to register, call 203-834-6240.
Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 12:30 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Presented by Stay at Home in Wilton. Beginners welcome. Information: Kay Chann, 203-762-9026.
Getting to Know You: Raising Your Wellness IQ, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Dr. James Samuel of Norwalk Hospital will discuss making the most of doctor visits. Dietitian Barbara Schmidt will explain how to design a healthy lifestyle. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Adaptive Use of Historic Buildings, Thursday, Jan. 28, 10 a.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. The Wilton League of Women Voters presents a discussion of this issue and how it contributes to the town’s economic health. Guest speaker is Leslie Nolan, executive director of the historical society. Free, open to the public. Information: 203-762-7257.
Technology Class, Thursday, Jan. 28, 12:30-2, Wilton Library. Demonstration class for those new to the MacBook and iMac. Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Author Talk, Thursday, Jan. 28, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Gretchen Rubin visits for the paperback launch of Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits. Purchase of the book ($16) includes two seats at the event. All ticket purchases non-refundable. Books distributed at check-in beginning at 6. Q&A and book signing after the talk. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Apple Blossom School Open House, Saturday, Jan. 30, 9:30, 440 Danbury Road. Meet teachers, tour the school, enjoy play and puppets. RSVP: email@example.com.
STEAM Day for Kids in Grades 3-5, Saturday, Jan. 30, 10-12:30, Wilton Library. Students are invited to join Singularity Technology, the library’s robotics team, for a variety of science, technology, engineering, art and math activities. Fee of $15 offsets costs. Space limited. To register, call 203-762-3950, ext. 243. No online registration.
Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids, Saturday, Jan. 30, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Learn what America tasted like by making Colonial-era recipes and talking about related topics. Grades 4-8. This program will meet the last Saturday of each month. This session: bannock cakes. Fee: $15/members, $25/non-members. Space is limited, register at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 203-762-7257.
Technology Class, Saturday, Jan. 30, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Basic Computers introduces topics to be comfortable with ensuing computer classes. Topics covered include saving files, Internet browsers, email and printing. Class limit of six students. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Scholarly Series, Sunday, Jan. 31, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. A Wilton Library/Wilton Historical Society collaboration focuses on Dancing in the Dark — America from the Guns of August to the Gathering Storm (1914-1939). M. Bolek Biskupski of CCSU will discuss the role the U.S. played in the liberation of Poland after 123 years of foreign occupation. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.