WILTON, Conn. – Here’s a look at events happening in Wilton this week, including government meetings and community happenings. See our Events page for more events.
Monday, Dec. 3
Wilton Board of Selectmen: 7:30 p.m. The Board of Selectmen will have a regular meeting. Wilton Town Hall, 238 Danbury Road.
English as a Second Language Class: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Twice-weekly ESL classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 12 at the Wilton Library. Classes are given by Westport Continuing Education. Testing and registration required. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Tuesday, Dec. 4
Robert H. Steele Book Signing: 7 p.m. With political insight as a former Connecticut congressman, author Robert Steele crafts a compelling story in "The Curse," involving a Native American tribal chief, a shadowy Miami billionaire, venal politicians and Providence mobsters, as they all descend on a small Connecticut town to build a casino. Question and answer session to follow after the talk. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration recommended. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Wednesday, Dec. 5
Wilton Conservation Commission: 7:30 p.m. The Conservation Commission will have a regular meeting. Wilton Town Hall, 238 Danbury Road.
Wilton Historical Society Holiday Dinner: 6:30 p.m. The Wilton Historical Society will have its annual holiday dinner. It features a five-course farm-to-fork dinner paired with fine wines. Tickets are $250 per person. Contact the Wilton Historical Society for details. Schoolhouse Restaurant at Cannondale, 34 Cannon Road.
Mother Goose Time: 11:30 a.m. Mother Goose Time is a themed story time for children ages 1 to 4. Children will sing songs, listen to stories, move to music and learn nursery rhymes. Felt boards, puppets, instruments and props will be used. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Thursday, Dec. 6
Book Discussion With Bill Ziegler: 10:30 a.m. Bill Ziegler will lead a discussion of George Eliot’s "Middlemarch." Copies of the book are available in the Book Club book area for advance reading. The film of the same name will be shown in three parts in the Brubeck Room from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 13 and 14, with brief questions and answers following the film. Participants may bring brown bag lunches, and the library will provide coffee, tea, water and chips. Registration highly recommended. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Friday, Dec. 7
Wilton Holiday Stroll: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. First Selectman Bill Brennan and Santa himself will arrive at the gazebo in a firetruck to officially start the Holiday Stroll at 5:30 p.m. Visitors can stop in on merchants around town. They will have holiday treats and beverages available. Brennan and Santa will light the holiday tree, and Santa will be at the gazebo to hear what everyone wants under their trees. The Wilton High School Band will be on hand to play holiday tunes. Wilton Center.
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