Here are some things happening this weekend in Wilton:

  • Annual Town Cleanup, Saturday, April 5 9 a.m.-noon: Wilton’s annual Community Cleanup Day, sponsored by the Conservation Commission. Please join your fellow Wiltonians at the gazebo on the Town Green for location suggestions, work gloves and trash bags. A dumpster will be available to collect your full trash bags. Families, individuals, scout troops and other groups welcome! Come get some fresh air and help get Wilton beautiful for spring! 101 Old Ridgefield Rd.
  • Ambler Farm Sheep Shearing, Saturday, April 5 1 p.m.: See Ambler Farm‘s Nutmeg and Clover get their spring “wool-cuts!” Free and open to the public (but donations to cover the shearer’s fee are welcome)! 257 Hurlbutt St.
  • WHS Spanish Honor Society ‘Pedals for Progress’ Bicycles Collection, Saturday, April 5 10 a.m.-4 p.m.:  The Spanish Honor Society of Wilton High School will be collecting bicycles for the charity Pedals for Progress, an organization that recycles bikes and donates them in developing countries. The drive will be held at the Wilton High School Senior Parking Lot (by Lilly Field). 395 Danbury Rd.
  • Miller-Driscoll Spring Spectacular Carnival, Saturday April 5 12-9 p.m. and Sunday, April 6 12-5 p.m.: The carnival comes to town, to benefit the Miller-Driscoll PTA217 Wolfpit Rd.
  • Wilton Family Y Indian Utsav (Spring) Festival, Saturday April 5 3-5 p.m.: Come taste traditional Indian food, try a little Bollywood dancing and adorn yourself with a henna design, when the Wilton Family Y will be hosting an Indian Festival called Utsav, which celebrates the coming of spring with people of all faiths. Admission to the Festival is free and open to the public. 404 Danbury Rd.
  • ‘Stop Hunger Now’ WI-ACT Spring Benefit Concert, Sunday April 6 4 p.m.:  Wilton resident and Julliard-trained pianist Erica vanderLinde Feidner and Wilton Police Officer and lyric soprano Anna Tornello are teaming up for a special concert to benefit the Wilton Interfaith Action Committee’s Stop Hunger Now campaign, an effort which culminates in a day-long event held every fall to package over 100,000 meals for malnourished children around the world. The Committee is made up of members from ten different faith-based organizations in town – Christian, Jewish, and Muslim – who come together to work on the project. The concert takes place at the WEPCO church complex and tickets are $15 at the door. 36 New Canaan Rd.