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 editor@wiltonbulletin.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication.

Winter Poetry, Thursday, Feb. 1, 10:30-noon, wilton Library. Judson Scruton leads a series called Poetry, Power, and Politics — Words that Pushed the Boundaries of Comedy, History, and Tragedy. Four speeches and their contexts in four of Shakespeare’s plays will be explored. Free, advance registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Art Exhibition and Reception, Friday, Feb. 2, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The show A Couple of Couples features Weston artists Julie Leff and Charles Douthat and Leona and Richard Frank of Westport.

Animal Embassy, Saturday, Feb. 3, 10:30-11:30, Wilton Library. Families are invited to meet rabbits, ferrets, an African bullfrog, South American chinchillas and more as they learn how different animals prepare for winter. Registration required: 203-762-6336 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Colonial Bartering Workshop for Kids, Saturday, Feb. 3, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Wampum was introduced to New England in 1627 and 10 years later was legal tender in Massachusetts. Children will learn how bartering and trading works and will make their own wampum beads from recycled paper. Snack included. Ages 6-12. Members: $10/child, maximum $25/family; non-members: $15/child, maximum $35/family. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

(Not) Just for Kids Music Program, Saturday, Feb. 3, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. This session: Sounds from the Heart: Strings. Members of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra demonstrate their instruments, play, and answer questions. Everyone may hold and try to play an instrument. Free; registration recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Feb. 5, 1-2:30, Wilton Library. Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheting. Needles and yarn for newbies to try out. No registration.

Winter Poetry, Thursday, Feb. 8, 10:30-noon, wilton Library. Judson Scruton leads a series called Poetry, Power, and Politics — Words that Pushed the Boundaries of Comedy, History, and Tragedy. Four speeches and their contexts in four of Shakespeare’s plays will be explored. Free, advance registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Make Heart Sachets, Thursday, Feb. 8, 1-3, Wilton Library. Make a lavender-filled heart sachet with felt, cotton fabric, ribbon and buttons. $5 fee. Registration required: 203-762-6342 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

An Acoustic Valentine, Saturday, Feb. 10, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop, Lovers Lane. Concert featuring members from Wilton Rocks, Acoustic Wilton, and The Darlings of Talmadge Hill. Light refreshments. Tickets: $25, purchase at wiltonplayshop.org.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, Feb. 10, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. I Am Not Your Negro, about an unfinished book by James Baldwin, will be shown. Baldwin’s work focused on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr. Q&A after film. Donation: $5. Refreshments served. Registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Valentine’s Day Crafts, Sunday, Feb. 11, 1-4, Wilton Library. Choose from classic doily hearts, Valentine mice and more. No registration.

Valentines for Veterans, Sunday, Feb. 11, 12:30-2, Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. For all ages, snacks and craft supplies provided. Valentines will be delivered to residents of Homes for the Brave and Rocky Hill Veterans Home. Information: Pam@wiltoncongregational.org or 203-762-5591.

WLA/WHS Scholarly Series, Sunday, Feb. 11, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. Yankee Innovation: Steamships to Silicon Chips continues with Neil Maher’s lecture on the space race to the moon and the Vietnam War during the 1960s and 70s. Reception follows. Free, donations welcome. Registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Feb. 12, 1-2:30, Wilton Library. Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheting. Needles and yarn for newbies to try out. No registration.

Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 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, Feb. 13, 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.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. For post-treatment survivors, presented by Nina Marino, LCSW, and the library. Free, registration highly encouraged. Questions: call Nina Marino at 203-857-7304. Register: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Andrew Morton discusses his book Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor. Free. Registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Winter Poetry, Thursday, Feb. 15, 10:30-noon, wilton Library. Judson Scruton leads a series called Poetry, Power, and Politics — Words that Pushed the Boundaries of Comedy, History, and Tragedy. Four speeches and their contexts in four of Shakespeare’s plays will be explored. Free, advance registration required:203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Ladies Monthly Lunch, Thursday, Feb. 15, 11:45, Bianco Rosso, 151 Old Ridgefield Road. All women are invited to get to know the ladies of Stay at Home in Wilton. Reservations required:  203-762-2600.

Cardiac Risk Factors, Thursday, Feb. 15, 1-2, Riverbrook Regional YMCA Meeting House, 404 Danbury Road. Mary Boudreau, cardiac rehabilitation coordinator at Norwalk Hospital, discusses cardiac risk factors and heart disease prevention. Free. Register: 1-866-9355.

Heart Stitch USA Workshop, Saturday, Feb. 17, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children 6 to 12 will learn about geography as they work on a needlework project, sewing a heart on a stenciled USA map. Snack is raspberry heart cookie. Cost: $10/members, $25/family; non-members: $15/child, $35/family. Register: info@wiltonhistorical society or 203-762-7257.

Winter Walk for Seniors, Thursday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m. Meet at the Commuter Lot, north of Orem’s. Walkers will carpool to Sherwood Island where organizer, Peter Dodds, president of Stay at Home in Wilton, will lead the group on a leisurely walk. All levels welcomed. Free. Afterwards the group will carpool to Sherwood Diner for lunch. Reservations:  203-762-2600.

Winter Poetry, Thursday, Feb. 22, 10:30-noon, wilton Library. Judson Scruton leads a series called Poetry, Power, and Politics — Words that Pushed the Boundaries of Comedy, History, and Tragedy. Four speeches and their contexts in four of Shakespeare’s plays will be explored. Free, advance registration required:203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton High School Jazz Symposium, Friday, Feb. 23, Wilton High School Little Theater, 395 Danbury Road. First session is from 3:30-6, second session begins at 6:45, audience members may come and go at any time. Open to the public, free. Performances by jazz bands from Wilton and area high schools. Berkshire Jazz Orchestra performs at 8:45.

Parent Support Group, Monday, Feb. 26, 10-11:30, G&B Cultural Center, 49 New Street. For parents of children with behavioral, emotional and mental health issues. Free, presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Child and Adolescent Network (CAN). Information: Beth at 203-984-0123 or Beth44es@gmail.com or visit namisouthwestct.com.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Feb. 26, 1-2:30, Wilton Library. Weekly drop-in for knitters and crocheting. Needles and yarn for newbies to try out. No registration.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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.

Tauck Travel Talk, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 3-5, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Travel experiences that will enrich your life. Find out the deals for riverboat to ocean cruises, and regional to overseas tours, sponsored by Lang’s Pharmacy. Free. Reservations recommended: 203-762-2600.

How to Raise an Adult, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 10-11:30 a.m. or 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Ellen Brezovsky of Silver Hill Hospital leads a discussion of the book by Julie Lythcott-Haimes on the ways overparenting harms children, parents, and society at large. Appropriate for parents of children of all ages. Minimum 15 registrants for sessions to run. Register: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.