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.
Alzheimer’s Panel Discussion, Thursday, Nov. 16, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Shanon Jordan, Southwestern Regional Director of the Alzheimer’s Association of Connecticut, moderates a panel discussion with Dr. Alan Siegal, adult and geriatric psychiatrist; Danielle Ancona, therapeutic recreation director at Wilton Meadows, Robin Roscillo, elder support services, and Lynda Lee Arnold, elder law attorney. RSVP: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Author Talk, Thursday, Nov. 16, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Heather Webb will discuss her book Last Christmas i Paris: A Novel of WWI. Q&A. Books available for purchase and signing. Free. Registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Unsung Heroes Art Exhibition, Friday, Nov. 17, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Twenty artists whose work has not been exhibited at the library ever or in the recent past will be on display. Reception open to public.
Willy Wonka, Friday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m., Middlebrook School, 131 School Road. Presented by Wilton Children's Theater. Tickets: at the door or from wiltonchildrenstheater.org.
Autumn Leaves Concert, Friday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m., Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road. The Music on the Hill Chamber Chorus, a 16-voice professional ensemble, is featured. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door; students free. Purchase at musiconthehillCT.org
Miller-Driscoll Open House, Saturday, Nov. 18, 9-11 a.m., 217 Wolfpit Road. The community is invited to visit the newly renovated school. School staff and members of the PTA will be on hand to show visitors around.
Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids, Saturday, Nov. 18, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children in grades 4 to 8 may make plum pudding while learning about Colonial ways of life. Members: $10; non-members $15. Register: email@example.com or 203-762-7257.
Hansel and Gretel, Saturday, Nov. 18, 3 p.m., OUr Lady of Fatima School, 225 Danbury Road. Presented by the first through fifth graders. Tickets: $15.
Willy Wonka, Saturday, Nov. 18, 4 p.m., Middlebrook School, 131 School Road. Presented by Wilton Children's Theater. Tickets: at the door or from wiltonchildrenstheater.org.
Willy Wonka, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m., Middlebrook School, 131 School Road. Presented by Wilton Children's Theater. Tickets: at the door or from wiltonchildrenstheater.org.
Art Exhibition and Reception, Monday, Nov. 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Linda Packard is Weir Farm’s artist-in-residence this month, whose work focuses on trees. Free, registration suggested: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
CPR Training for Kids and Teens, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7-9 p.m., Our Lady of Fatima Parish Center, 229 Danbury Road. Children 9 to 17 may get hands-only CPR/AED training. Free. Registration required: VicePresident@WiltonAmbulance.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Day After Thanksgiving Movies, Friday, Nov. 24, Wilton Library. Cars 3 will be shown 10-15 to 11:45, Captain Underpants will be shown 2-3:35. Free, no registration.
Candlelight Concert, Sunday, Nov. 26, 4-5:30 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. Pianist Stephen Hough will perform works by Beethoven, Schumann and Debussy. Tickets: 203-762-3401 or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.
Prevention and Management of Diabetes, Monday, Nov. 27, 11-noon, Riverbrook Regional YMCA Meeting House, 404 Danbury Road. Presented by Nancy Held, diabetes nutrition educator at Norwalk Hospital. Register: 1-866-NHB-WELL (1-866-642-9355).
Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Ray Rauth leads a discussion of Billy Budd by Herman Melville. Register: 203-834-6240.
Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 12:30, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Beginners welcome. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton and the senior center. RSVP: 203-762-2600.
Drop-in Crafts for the Holidays, Tuesday, Nov. 28, Wilton Library. Two sessions, 1-4 and 5-7. Drop in and choose a project, minimal cost for materials. No registration.
Holiday Book Sale, Thursday, Nov. 30, Wilton Library. Sale begins at noon and continues through Jan. 3.
Make a Holiday Craft, Thursday, Nov. 30, 1-3, Wilton Library. Etch a glass hurricane globe with a holiday design and fill with blue-, silver- or gold-colored balls and lights. $10 for each globe. For seventh graders through adult or sixth graders accompanied by a participating adult. Space limited to six, registration required: 203-762-6342 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Stay at Home in Wilton Walking Club, Thursday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m. Meet at the commuter lot north of Orem's. Optional lunch at Orem's afterwards. Information: 203-762-2600.
Holiday Stroll, Friday, Dec. 1, 5:30-7:30, Wilton Center. Santa visits for Wilton’s annual tree lighting. Businesses and Wilton Library will be open for festive strolling through town.
Coping with Loss during Holidays, Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 to noon, I-Park, 761 Main Avenue. Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County’s workshop on Getting through the Holiday Season after a Loss will explore ways to promote healing and strategies for coping with stress and loss during this emotionally difficult season. Free, registration required: 203-762-8958.
Friends of the Library Holiday Party, Sunday, Dec. 3, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. Wilton Library Association Trustees host this annual adults-only gathering. RSVP by Nov. 30 to 203-762-6321 or register online at www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Family Wreath Making Day, Sunday, Dec. 9, 10-4, Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. Families may use natural materials to create a 22-inch balsam wreath. No reservations needed. $45 per wreath, includes all materials. Hot cocoa and cookies included. Large groups may reserve in advance: 203-762-7280.
Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, Dec. 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, Dec. 12, 1:30, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Beginners welcome. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton and the senior center. RSVP: 203-762-2600.
Sounds of the Season Concert, Friday, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. Music on the Hill's traditional Christmas concert featuring the Jubilate Ringers handbell choir and Festival Chorus. Seasonal selections, including favorite carols sung by all. Tickets: $20 in advance at musiconthehillCT.org, $25 at the door; students free.