Wilton Weekend Checklist for June 13-15

Here’s a quick list of great Wilton events and programs happening over the weekend, Friday, June 13 through Sunday, June 15.

Have an event that’s not listed? Email us at info@goodmorningwilton.com and we’ll put it up ASAP.

Friday, June 13

  • Drop-in Father’s Day Crafts, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd.:  Make a craft for Father’s Day! Children of all ages are welcome. No registration required. More information at 203.762.3950, or wiltonlibrary.org.
  • Author Conversation, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd.:  New York Times bestselling authors Jane Green and Mary Kay Andrews stop by Wilton Library for an informal conversation with each other about their latest novels – Tempting Fate (released in March) for Green and Save the Date (releasing June 3) for Andrews. Q & A and book signing following the talk. Books available for sale courtesy of Elm Street Books. Registration encouraged.

Saturday, June 14

  • 821 for Anna 5K Run and 1K Walk, 8 a.m., Merwin Meadows, Lovers Ln.:  At Merwin Meadows there will be a closed loop 5K to help raise money to support Anna Getner, a Wilton fourth grader fighting leukemia. The 5K is a mix of road, trail and cross-country, and starts and finishes at Merwin Meadows. Register online at www.821foranna.info. Read our story about the 5K here. [Editor’s Note:  GOOD Morning Wilton is the media sponsor for the race.] 
  • Petite Chou Chou Summer Kick Off Party, 12 – 4 p.m., 5 River Rd.:  Petite Chou Chou welcomes tweens to a Summer Kick Off Party featuring raffles and prizes, candy, and a professional to do hair and makeup. Join the fun between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. this Saturday.
  • Teaching a New Generation How to Stitch, 2 – 3:30 p.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd.:  This is one of two workshops for all ages teaching needlework like counted cross-stitch. Those who have attended both may bring home a completed project. The workshop is free. To register for this program call: 203.762.7257.
  • New Perspectives Film: Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, 7:30 p.m., Wilton Library Brubeck Room, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd.:  The film is rated PG-13 and runs for 86 minutes. Registering for the event is recommended. There is a suggested donation of $5. Refreshments will be served at the event. A Q&A session will follow the film. The New Perspectives Documentary series is programmed and moderated by filmmaker, Megan Smith-Harris. For more information please call 203.762.3950, ext. 213.