WILTON, Conn. – Here’s a look at events happening in Wilton this week, including government meetings and community happenings. See our events listings for more events.
Monday, Feb. 25
Wilton Planning and Zoning Commission: 7:15 p.m. The Planning and Zoning Commission will have a regular meeting. Wilton Town Hall, 238 Danbury Road.
Whodunit? Book Club: 4 p.m. Kids in grades 2 and 3 are invited to join this mystery book club. Children will have the opportunity to meet and discuss mystery books as a group. The book for February is “The Fenway Foul-Up” by David Kelly. Snacks will be provided, along with fun detective activities. Registration is required. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Tuesday, Feb. 26
Wilton Board of Finance/Board of Education Meeting: 7:30 p.m. The Wilton boards of finance and education will meet to discuss the school board’s proposed 2013-14 budget. Wilton High School Professional Library, 395 Danbury Road.
Twitter for the Timid Computer Class: 12:30 p.m. Do you want to know what all the fuss is about Twitter? If you are a baby boomer, senior or someone who just hasn’t had time to devote to the exploration of social media until now, this class is for you. Mary Anne Franco will demonstrate what Twitter is about, how to Tweet, and how find and amass “followers.” Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Creation Station: 4 to 5 p.m. Each week, different materials will be available for children in grades K through 5 to make any creation they choose. This is the perfect opportunity for children to innovate, communicate, and express themselves in a free-form environment. Some materials that may be available are Legos, arts and crafts materials, model cars, Lego Technics, science kits and more. The program is for children in grades kindergarten to 5 with caregivers in the building. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Thursday, Feb. 28
Epic Poetry with Gerald Weiss: 10:30 a.m. to noon. Through a process known as “Passing Over,” selected passages in Vergil’s "Aeneid" will be examined for relevance in today’s world – violence, war, justice, fate and destiny, the place of women in society then and now, and the role of Roman Imperial Theology. Comparisons of Roman Empire Christianity to our own country’s ideology and policies will be explored, as will thinking about one’s own journey and destiny. Registration is required. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Friday, March. 1
Fiber Fridays at Wilton Historical Society: 10 a.m. to noon. Stitch and chat about your handiwork, ask questions, share stories and anything that comes to mind. All are welcome.Discover more about the Wilton Historical Society's Fiber Arts while working on your own fiber projects. Knitting, stitching, hooking, crocheting, weaving projects are welcome. Coffee and tea will be served. Host Arlene Parkhurst will be available to untangle your questions. Admission is free for society members and $10 for non-members. Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road.
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