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. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.
Parables as Poetic Fiction, Thursday, March 12, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Gerald Weiss looks at Biblical parables as poetic fiction and provocative metaphors. Packets available at circulation desk. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Learn to Learn with Atomic Training, Thursday, March 12, 12:30-2, Wilton Library. A demonstration of the online learning service Atomic Training. Learn to use products from Microsoft, Adobe, Apple and more. Wilton residents only; registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Get Ready for Pi Day, Thursday, March 12, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. Pi Day is March 14, which corresponds to the mathematical constant of pi, which is 3.1415. Thursday activities include making pi bracelets and Pi Day hats. Snacks include pie. Grades 3-4, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Thursday Prayer House, Thursday, March 12, 7-9 p.m., Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, 470 Danbury Road. The chapel will be open for quiet meditation and prayer with Pastor Steve Kim available for intercessory prayer. All are welcome to stop in any time during the two hours. Information: 203-762-9890 or zionshillmethodist.org.
She Loves Me, Thursday, March 12, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop. A light-hearted musical romance. Tickets: $25-$30 available at wiltonplayshop.org.
Robert the Guitar Guy, Friday, March 13, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Music and fun for children ages 2-6 and their caregivers. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Fireside Tales and Trails, Friday, March 13, 1-2, Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. Staff will read from A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson and Joan Rankin, children may meet a live animal and make a craft. Ages 3-5. Cost: $5/member child, $10/non-members. Pre-registration required by March 12: 203-762-7280. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.
Focus ’15 Art Exhibition Reception, Friday, March 13, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Reception for Wilton Arts Council’s annual photography competition. Open to the community. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
She Loves Me, Friday, March 13, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop. A light-hearted musical romance. Tickets: $25-$30 available at wiltonplayshop.org.
Pi Day, Saturday, March 14, 10:30-4:30, Wilton Library. Pi Day is 3-14-15 (or 3.1415). Contests and crafts for children of all ages. Win a pie by guessing its circumference. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, March 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Elaine Stritch: Shot Me, showcases the actress through rare archival footage and intimate cinema vérité. Suggested donation of $5. Refreshments served. Q&A following the film with filmmaker Megan Smith-Harris. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
She Loves Me, Saturday, March 14, 8 p.m., Wilton Playshop. A light-hearted musical romance. Tickets: $25-$30 available at wiltonplayshop.org.
Maple Syrup Open House, Sunday, March 15, 1-2, Ambler Farm. Families may tap a tree and learn about the history and process of making maple syrup. Free, open to the public. Information: amblerfarm.org.
Drop-in St. Patrick’s Day Crafts, Sunday, March 15, 1-4:30, Wilton Library. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Luck o’ the Irish Concert, Sunday, March 15, 3 p.m., WEPCO Parish Hall, 48 New Canaan Road. A concert of Irish music performed by the Music on the Hill Festival Chorus and Jubilate Ringers handbell choir. Tickets: $20 in advance at musiconthehillCT.org, $25 at the door. Children and students admitted free. Information: info@musiconthehillCT.org or 203-536-2601.
Spring Concert, Sunday, March 15, 3 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Classical violinist Tom Aalfs performs. Free. Information: 203-761-1191.
Weir Farm Artist-in Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, March 16, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Benisse Lester was at Weir Farm in January but her exhibition was post-poned due to snow. Her work depicts the grounds and interior of Weir Farm. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, March 17, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Catch up on recommended titles. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
When Can I Have A … Lightsaber? Tuesday, March 17, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. A new program examines the ever-changing boundary between science and science fiction. Grades 3-6. Reading, activities, snacks. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Wilton Clergy Association Lecture Series, Tuesday, March 17, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. This four-part series examines “And Who is My Neighbor? How Our Community Can Respond to Differences, Divisions and Conflict.” This week, Kevin Meehan of Ambler Farm, Colleen Fawcett of Wilton Youth Services, and Assistant Superintendent of Schools Charles Smith examine ways we can give young people community-building skills. Free, registration strongly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Basic PowerPoint, Wednesday, March 18, 2:30-3:30 or 6:30-7:30, Wilton Library. Learn how to create and format a basic presentation in PowerPoint 2007. Basic computer skills required. Class limited to 16; advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Spring Concert, Wednesday, March 18, 3 p.m., The Greens at Cannondale, 435 Danbury Road. Irish tunes with Bill O’Connor. Free. Information: 203-761-1191.
Parables as Poetic Fiction, Thursday, March 19, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Gerald Weiss looks at Biblical parables as poetic fiction and provocative metaphors. Packets available at circulation desk. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Senior Luncheon, Thursday, March 19, noon, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. High school senior Rebecca Nisco will entertain with a piano recital. Reservations: 203-762-7400.
Wilton Chamber of Commerce Anniversary Celebration, Thursday, March 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt Street. The Chamber celebrates 25 years; Business Person of the Year and Outstanding Small Business Awards. Tickets: $60; RSVP by March 12 to info@wiltonchamber.com or 203-762-0567.
Thursday Prayer House, Thursday, March 19, 7-9 p.m., Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, 470 Danbury Road. The chapel will be open for quiet meditation and prayer with Pastor Steve Kim available for intercessory prayer. All are welcome to stop in any time during the two hours. Information: 203-762-9890 or zionshillmethodist.org.
Poetry in Motion — Breaking the Mold, Friday, March 20, 7:30-9, Wilton Library. A poetry and arts event created by teens in grades 7-12. Reception follows. Tickets: $5. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Maple Syrup Open House, Saturday, March 21, 1-2, Ambler Farm. Families may tap a tree and learn about the history and process of making maple syrup. Free, open to the public. Information: amblerfarm.org.
Poetry in Motion — Breaking the Mold, Saturday, March 21, 7:30-9, Wilton Library. A poetry and arts event created by teens in grades 7-12. Reception follows. Tickets: $5. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
WEBE-108 Kids Fest, Sunday, March 22, 10-4, Field House at Wilton High School, Danbury Road. Meet health professionals from Norwalk, Danbury and New Milford hospitals; entertainment, education and businesses catering to young families. Information: TheNewWCHN.org.
Scholarly Series: The Gilded Age, Sunday, March 22, 4-5:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Prof. Matthew Warshauer of Central Connecticut State University will speak on From Civil War to Revolution: The Rapid Industrialization of America and the Challenges We Still Face.” Free, donations welcome, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Free Income Tax Help, Monday, March 23, 9-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. AARP volunteers will assist low- and middle-income seniors with tax preparation. No appointment needed. Information: 203-834-6240.
Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception, Monday, March 23, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Patricia Miranda uses natural materials to reveal connections between art, science, history and culture. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Mah Jongg, Tuesday, March 24, 12:30 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Presented by Stay at Home in Wilton, open to all who want to learn. Information: Kay Chann at 203-762-9026.
Wilton Clergy Association Lecture Series, Tuesday, March 24, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. This four-part series examines “And Who is My Neighbor? How Our Community Can Respond to Differences, Divisions and Conflict.” This week, Holocaust survivor Judith Altmann and Dr. Kareem Adeeb, Imam of the American Institute for Islamic Studies, will discus how to disagree while still fostering community. Free, registration strongly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Parables as Poetic Fiction, Thursday, March 26, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Gerald Weiss looks at Biblical parables as poetic fiction and provocative metaphors. Packets available at circulation desk. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Police Awards Ceremony, Thursday, March 26, 6:30 p.m., Trackside, 15 Station Road. Among awards to be given: Medal of Honor, Medal of Valor, Meritorious Police Service, Police Officer of the Year.
The Music in My Life, Tuesday, March 31, 3-5 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Doug and Betty Jones will discuss Betty’s memoir of her singing career. Free, presented by Stay at Home in Wilton.
Wilton Clergy Association Lecture Series, Tuesday, March 31, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. This four-part series examines “And Who is My Neighbor? How Our Community Can Respond to Differences, Divisions and Conflict.” This week,  a panel of clergy association members explore what the world’s great faith traditions teach about sustaining community. Free, registration strongly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.
Parables as Poetic Fiction, Thursday, April 2, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Gerald Weiss looks at Biblical parables as poetic fiction and provocative metaphors. Packets available at circulation desk. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.