Senior Center News
Lunch and tour
Ridge Crest at Meadow Ridge invites Wilton senior citizens to a sit-down lunch at Meadow Ridge on Monday, April 30, at noon. Transportation from Comstock Community Center will be provided by the Ridge Crest transportation team. Lunch will be prepared by executive chef, Corey Seigel, and will be followed by a guided tour of the independent living and rehab community.
Resident Health Services Administrator Ellen Belanger, Director of Nursing Services Kimberly Held, and Hope Brown, director of rehab, along with other Ridge Crest staff will participate in the day’s activities.
Call the senior center 203-834-6240 to reserve a place for lunch and/or the bus, which departs from Comstock at 11:15.
On Friday, May 11, from 11:15 to noon, Visiting Angels Senior Homecare sponsors a free session of chair yoga. The class will focuses on proper breathing and muscle stretching. Adriana Caravakis is the instructor. Call the senior center at 203-834-6240 to reserve a place.
Tax relief deadline
Elderly Wilton homeowners and totally disabled homeowners who have not yet applied for tax relief benefits on their July 2018 tax bills are reminded that Tuesday, May 15, is the last day applications will be accepted in the assessor’s office.
Wilton’s tax relief program requires an annual filing. The state tax relief program requires a biennial filing. Please call the assessor’s office at 203-563-0122 with any questions.
The Wilton Garden Club's greenhouse will be open to the public on Wednesday, May 9, from 9:30 to 1:30. Members of the garden club will be on hand to sell annuals, herbs, hanging baskets, planted patio containers, tabletop creative baskets, gardens under glass and more.
This is a presale event before the garden club’s 78th annual Mother's Day plant sale on Friday, May 11, from noon to 6, and Saturday, May 12, from 10 to 2, rain or shine, at the Wilton Town Green.
The Wilton Garden Club Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale is the club’s major fund-raiser of the year. Profits realized at this sale enable the club to continue its efforts in Wilton beautification projects, civic activities like Senior Garden Therapy, maintaining Old Town Hall, scholarships, youth gardening, conservation and many other philanthropic contributions to the community.
2018 Annual Town Meeting
Wilton’s registrars of voters remind all registered voters that the 2018 Annual Town Meeting and budget referendum will be held on Tuesday, May 1, in the Wilton High School Clune Center auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Voting follows immediately in the Clune Center lobby after the meeting is adjourned. Voting will continue on Saturday, May 5, in the Clune Center lobby, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Absentee ballots are available 8:30 to 4:30 starting on Wednesday, May 2, through Friday, May 4, in person at the town clerk’s office. Ballots must be returned to the town clerk by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4.
Contact the registrars’ office at 203-563-0111 with any questions or visit their page on wiltonct.org.
Friday, April 27 , 10, Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 11 to 2, Free Senior Swim at the Y; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 1:30, Intermediate Bridge with Mike Hess.
Monday, April 30, 9:15, Create Like the Great; 10:30, Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo; 11:30, Drawing the Landscape; 12, Movie; 1, Encore Bridge.
Tuesday, May 1, 9:45, BeMoved with Phyllis Hirschfield; 10, Oil and Acrylics with Althea Erickkson; 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12, Garden Club Lunch and Garden Activity; 12:30, Five Crowns with Nerina Klobas; 1, Studio Knitting; 7:30, town Meeting at Wilton High School.
Wednesday, May 2, 9:30, Sewing at Ogden House; 10, Open Bridge with Michael Hess; 10, Watercolor Workshop; 10:30, Tai Chi with Joe Alampi; 1, Duplicate Bridge with Lois Bruce; 1, American Mah Jongg.
Thursday, May 3, 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 11 to 12, Blood Pressure Screening by Visiting Nurse and Hospice; 12, Lunch; 12:45, Bingo.