Wilton Bulletin Board - Short stories, magic and food

The Magic Genie, shown performing at Saugatuck Elementary School, comes to Wilton Library on Aug. 8.

The Magic Genie, shown performing at Saugatuck Elementary School, comes to Wilton Library on Aug. 8.

Christian Abraham / Christian Abraham

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.

Thursday, Aug. 8

Movie Theater Thursday, Wilton Library. Lion King will be shown from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Mary Poppins Returns will be shown from 2 to 4:15 p.m. Free, no registration.

Learn the Secrets of Magic for Teens, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Watch the Magic Genie’s show and take home some tricks to practice. For students entering grades 6-10. Registration required: www.wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-6342.

Monday, Aug. 12

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, 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.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, 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.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Movie Theater Thursday, Wilton Library. Ralph Breaks the Internet will be shown from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Spider Man into the Spider-Verse will be shown from 2 to 4 p.m. Free, no registration.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Wilton Food Truck Festival, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Miller-Driscoll School, 219 Wolfpit Road. Food trucks, live music, craft sale, and fun for the kids. Benefits Trackside Teen Center: trackside.org.

CT Poetry Society Workshop, 2-4:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Share poetry you have written by reading it aloud to the group. Limit 15 attendees. Free, registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Monday, Aug. 19

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, 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.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Wizard Camp Fundraiser, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Wilton Library. The library’s annual fundraiser celebrates 22 years of Harry Potter. Children in grades 3-5 will be sorted into the four houses and attend a variety of magical classes and fun activities. Bring lunch, snacks and beverages supplied. Advance registration required, $50 per child. Call 203-762-6336.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Free Standardized Test, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Wilton Library. High school students may take a free practice test for the SAT, ACT or PSAT administered by C2 Education of Wilton. Registration required: www.wiltonlibrary.org. Questions: 203-762-6342.

Monday, Aug. 26

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, 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.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Paint it Up!, 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.

Monday, Aug. 26

Art Exhibition and Reception, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Jay Petrow is the Weir Farm artist-in-residence will show his abstract expressionist works that convey his experiences as the father of an autistic child. Free, registration suggested: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.