Wilton schools and offices will be closed Friday, Jan. 5.

Wilton Library will open at noon to allow for snow removal.  Tonight's Fairfield County Arts Association "Winter Collection" opening reception will take place as planned from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The reception is open to the public.

Wilton Historical Society will open at noon. The Great Trains exhibition is open from noon to 4.

The Wilton YMCA will open at 5 a.m. on Friday, but due to the Wilton school closings all program classes before noon are canceled (including classes held at the gymnastics center). Nursery School, the After-school Program and Child Watch are also canceled. All group fitness classes before 11 a.m. are canceled. Babysitting will be canceled unless staff can get in. A decision on afternoon classes will be made by noon.

According to the National Weather Service, Friday will bring areas of blowing snow and a high of 11 degrees.