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

Stitching, Stamping and Printer’s Devils Workshop, Saturday, Jan. 19, 11-noon, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Museum educator Laurie Walker will teach children ages 6-12 how to make a blank stitch book with decorative cover and a stamp for printing. For fees and to register: 203-762-7257 or info@wiltonhistorical.org.

CT Poetry Society Workshop, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2-4:30, Wilton Library. Share poetry you have written by reading it aloud. Space limited to 15. Free, registration required:  203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. This month’s book is Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli. Details and registration: 203-834-6240.

Stay at Home Open House, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 3-5, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Meet the new president of Stay at Home in Wilton, Sally Maraventano Kirmser. She will discuss the organization’s mission. Refreshments. Reservations recommended: 203-762-2600.

Republican Town Committee Open House, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Learn how to get involved in town government through elected and non-elected positions. RSVP: https://wiltonrtcjanuaryopenhouse.app.rsvpify.com.

Paint it Up!, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Canvas, paints, brushes and a collection of masterpieces for inspiration or copying will be available. For adults 18 and over. $5 fee for materials. Registration required: 203-762-6342 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Guided Hike, Saturday, Jan. 26, 10-11:30, Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. A free, easy hike for all ages. Learn to identify trees in winter. Registration requested for weather-related changes: woodcocknaturecenter.org.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Jan. 28, 1-2:30, Wilton Library. Drop-in program for knitters and crocheters of all abilities. Needles and yarn for novices to try out. No registration.

Getting Your Financial Life in Order, Thursday, Jan. 24, 10-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Laurie Stefanowicz of Catamount Wealth Management is guest speaker. Free, registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Thursday, Jan. 24, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Stephanie Land will discuss her book, Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother’s Will to Survive. Land worked as a maid herself, and the book reveals the dark truth of what it takes to survive in an inequitable society. Q&A follows, books available for purchase and signing. Free, registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Mini Golf Tourney for Adults, Friday, Jan. 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Food, drinks, and prizes for teams of foursomes competing on the library’s 18-hole mini-golf course. Tickets: $300/foursome, $150/couple, $75/single. Couples and singles assigned to a foursome. Tickets: 203-762-6321 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Mini Golf Family Day, Saturday, Jan. 26, 10-4, Wilton Library. Food (one free hot dog per paid admission), face painting, fun activities. Putters and balls provided. Tickets at the door: $5 per person.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, Jan. 26, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children who are independent readers may read to therapy dogs. Free, registration required: 203-762-6336 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids, Saturday, Jan. 26, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children in grades 4 to 8 may make Welsh rabbit and molasses bread while learning about Colonial ways of life. Members: $10; non-members $15. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Wilton Winter Carnival, Sunday, Jan. 27, noon-4, Wilton Center. Annual celebration with horse and carriage rides, ice sculpting demonstration, children’s activities, food, wine, beer and spirits tasting. Rain, snow, or shine. Information: 203-762-0567 or info@wiltonchamber.com.

Scholarly Series, Sunday, Jan. 27, 4-5:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The Scholarly Series collaboration between the library and Wilton Historical Society focuses on Sex, Scandal and Upheaval: 1919 — What’s Changed? This installment is Versailles … False Promise. Guest speaker is historian and author Mark Albertson. Registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Parent Support Group, Monday, Jan. 28, 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.

Booked for Lunch, Thursday, Jan. 31, 12:30-1:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. This session’s book: Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World by Linda Hirshman. Bring a brown bag lunch, beverage and dessert provided. Free, register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or call 203- 762-7257.

Author Talk, Thursday, Jan. 31, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Wilton author Jacqueline Raposo discusses her book, The Me Without: A Year Exploring Habit, Healing and Happiness, a search for self-improvement. Q&A follows talk. Books available for purchase and signing. Free, registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.