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. 

Art Exhibition and Reception, Friday, Jan. 4, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Visual Eight Art Exhibition features eight artists with strong ties to Wilton. Reception is free and open to the public. Media sponsor is The Wilton Bulletin.

Woodworking Workshop for Kids, Saturday, Jan. 5, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wilton Historical Society. Children ages 6-12 will see and learn about antique tools, and use some to build their own birdhouses. Members: $10/child, maximum $25/family; non-members: $15/child, maximum $35/family. Limited to 12 participants. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Jan. 7, 1-2:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Drop-in program for knitters and crocheters of all abilities. Needles and yarn for novices to try out. No registration.

Paint it Up!, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 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. Registration required: 203-762-6342 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. For post-treatment survivors, presented by Nina Marino, LCSW, and the library. Free, registration highly encouraged. Questions: email Nina Marino at Cancersurvival2@aol.com. Register: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Jan. 9, noon to 1:30 p.m., Wilton Library. This month’s book is Autumn by Ali Smith. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Documentary Film: Straws, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 7-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Documentary illustrates how straws and other single-use plastic items contribute to ocean pollution. Q&A follows. Presented by Wilton Go Green and the library. Free, registration recommended: 203-762-6342 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 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 www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Documentary Film Family Event, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Family-friendly screening of the film Straws (see above) with Q&A. Registration recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org. Students in second through sixth grade may register for an educational program following the film at 2:30. Free, register: 203-762-6334 or online.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, Jan. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Film to be announced. Q&A after film. Donation: $5. Refreshments served. Registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

NRVT Walk & Talk, Sunday, Jan. 13, 3 p.m., Norwalk River Valley Trail. The Blue Zones Wilton exploratory team, Norwalk River Valley Trail Executive Director Charlie Taney and friends will lead a walk and talk along the Norwalk River Valley Trail. Information: 203-563-0180, info@nrvt-trail.com.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Jan.14, 1-2:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Drop-in program for knitters and crocheters of all abilities. Needles and yarn for novices to try out. No registration.

Parent Information Series, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 10-11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. The subject is: Mindful Parenting — How to Make it Out in One Piece. Appropriate for parents of children of all ages. Presented by Wilton Youth Council. Free, registration strongly encouraged:  203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

CT Poetry Society Workshop, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2-4:30 p.m., 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 a.m. to 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 p.m., 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.

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.

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 a.m. to 4 p.m., 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 a.m. to  noon, Wilton Library. Children who are independent readers may read to therapy dogs. Free, registration required: 203-762-6336 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

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.

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

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.

Art Exhibition and Reception, Friday, Jan. 4, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Visual Eight Art Exhibition features eight artists with strong ties to Wilton. Reception is free and open to the public. Media sponsor is The Wilton Bulletin.

Woodworking Workshop for Kids, Saturday, Jan. 5, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wilton Historical Society. Children ages 6-12 will see and learn about antique tools, and use some to build their own birdhouses. Members: $10/child, maximum $25/family; non-members: $15/child, maximum $35/family. Limited to 12 participants. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Jan. 7, 1-2:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Drop-in program for knitters and crocheters of all abilities. Needles and yarn for novices to try out. No registration.

Paint it Up!, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 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. Registration required: 203-762-6342 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. For post-treatment survivors, presented by Nina Marino, LCSW, and the library. Free, registration highly encouraged. Questions: email Nina Marino at Cancersurvival2@aol.com. Register: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Jan. 9, noon to 1:30 p.m., Wilton Library. This month’s book is Autumn by Ali Smith. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Documentary Film: Straws, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 7-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Documentary illustrates how straws and other single-use plastic items contribute to ocean pollution. Q&A follows. Presented by Wilton Go Green and the library. Free, registration recommended: 203-762-6342 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 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 www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Documentary Film Family Event — Saturday, Jan. 12, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Family-friendly screening of the film Straws (see above) with Q&A. Registration recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org. Students in second through sixth grade may register for an educational program following the film at 2:30. Free, register: 203-762-6334 or online.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, Jan. 12, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Film to be announced. Q&A after film. Donation: $5. Refreshments served. Registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Jan. 14, 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.

Parent Information Series, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 10-11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. The subject is: Mindful Parenting — How to Make it Out in One Piece. Appropriate for parents of children of all ages. Presented by Wilton Youth Council. Free, registration strongly encouraged:  203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

CT Poetry Society Workshop, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2-4:30 p.m., 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 p.m., 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.