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September 2019

Stay at Home in Wilton Hosts Fire Prevention and Safety Tips

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Comstock Community Center, 180 School Rd.
Wilton,CT06897United States
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Wilton Fire Marshal Rocco Grosso and Deputy Fire Marshal Kevin Plank will arrive in a fire truck and present important fire safety tips. Information will include tips on home smoke alarms, kitchen and bedroom safety, fire escape planning and avoiding slips and falls. Q & A will follow. No charge. Open to the public. Reservations are recommended:  203.762.2600

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College Frenzy 2.0: How to Manage and Minimize the Stress

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

The College Process has come to be viewed as "THE BIG EVENT" in the lives of students and their families. The pressure associated with THE BIG EVENT often creates a lot of negative fallout, such as ruptured relationships and high levels of stress and anxiety. In this updated presentation, parent coach and clinical psychologist Susan Bauerfeld, PhD, and college consultant Victoria Hirsch will offer tips, strategies and suggestions for viewing the college process as a natural next step rather than…

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Autumn Hike with Woodcock Educator Sam Nunes

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Rd
Wilton,CT06897United States
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Fall is a beautiful time to be out in nature. This seasonal transition puts on a magnificent spectacle. What role do these changes play and what else is happening while leaves are falling? Investigate on Woodcock Nature Center trails on this Autumn Hike with educator Sam Nunes! All ages encouraged to join and leashed dogs are welcome. Free but registration required at woodcocknaturecenter.org.

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“In Search of the Old Leatherman”–A Talk by Nicholas Bellantoni

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road
Wilton,CT
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$10

From 1860-1889, an unofficial Wilton resident, the mysterious and silent "Old Leatherman," would pass through town every 34 days on his regular route from east to west, sleeping in caves and eating food that local residents set out for him. Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni, emeritus state archaeologist, will present an illustrated talk, “In Search of the Old Leatherman,” in which he will discuss the history of this unique individual, describe some of the caves he occupied and the archaeology done at…

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October 2019

Walking Tour of Historic Hillside Cemetery with Wilton Historian Bob Russell

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hillside Cemetery, 165 Ridgefield Road
Wilton,CT06897United States
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The popular tour of Hillside Cemetery in Wilton returns, with new additions! On Saturday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., spend an hour with historian Bob Russell, as he shares his extensive knowledge about the many remarkable citizens who have found their final resting place there. The hour-long guided walk includes a brief history of the historic cemetery and the notable people buried there, including Revolutionary and Civil War veterans plus familiar names such as Olmstead, Middlebrook and Comstock, dating…

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College Frenzy 2.0: Follow-Up Discussion

October 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

On Thursday, Sept. 26, parent coach and clinical psychologist Susan Bauerfeld, PhD, and college consultant Victoria Hirsch will present "College Frenzy," providing tips, strategies and suggestions for viewing the college process as a natural next step rather than THE BIG EVENT and for managing the process in ways that foster resilience and relationships rather than anxiety, stress and ruptured relationships. On Monday, Oct. 7, Bauerfeld and Hirsch lead a follow-up discussion. Bring your questions for an informal conversation based on…

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“Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?” Documentary Screening

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? is a 2010 American documentary film exposing the effects of plastic bags and other plastic consumer merchandise, and plastic's effects on land ecosystems, the marine environment and the human body. When:  Wednesday, Oct. 23  Doors open at 6:30 p.m., film starts promptly at 7 p.m. Where:  Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd. Brief Q&A following the film with Jeanine Behr Getz, president of BYO Greenwich, and Wilton's first selectwoman, Lynne Vanderslice, and others TBA.

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March 2020

Zero Waste Faire & Sustainable Living Expo

March 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wilton High School Fieldhouse, 395 Danbury Rd
Wilton,06897United States
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The Zero Waste Faire and Sustainable Living Expo is a special event designed to educate, inspire, entertain, and engage the town of Wilton and neighboring communities about zero waste and sustainable living. The Faire is sponsored by Wilton Go Green. By sharing information and ideas from speakers, exhibitors, media, and discussions of current issues, the Faire, a Zero Waste event, will help advance Zero Waste practices that benefit everyone. With your participation, this event will be even more dynamic than last…

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