Doug Bogan Tickets, Angry Birds, Books, Great Trains, Toys for Tots

As December marches along, it seems there are more and more great events around town. Here are a few:

Monday, Dec. 9 at WHS. Tickets go on sale for Jan. 3 performance by Doug Bogan  at Trackside TeenCenter from 7:30 pm to 11:30pm. 

This concert will feature performance by Doug Bogan and Soundatmosphere (Dj Kenny P). (https://soundcloud.com/sound-atmosphere)  Tickets go on sale Monday, Dec. 9 for $15.00 during lunches as well as online for those who do not attend Wilton High School. During the lunch waves the tickets will be sold by Seniority. 

There only 250 tickets available, so act fast.

  • Monday, December 9th (SENIORS)
  • Wednesday, December 11th (Juniors)
  • Friday, December 13th ( Everybody) 

There is a two ticket limit per person ($15 for 1 ticket, $35 for 2). Tickets will be available online at www.trackside.org beginning on Monday, December 16.

All Aboard! The Great Trains Exhibit at Wilton Historical Society. The historic 18th and 19th century buildings of the society have been transformed into a breathtaking winter wonderland, complete with nine tables and 16 different train layouts, all winding through forests of trees and light. The Great Trains Exhibit runs through Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 Hours: Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m. and Sundays from 12:00p.m.-4:00p.m.

Monday, Dec. 9, 6 – 7:30 p.m at Wilton Library, Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception for Natalie Camou. In her work, Natalie seeks to disrupt the politically useful binary of the ‘good immigrant’ versus the ‘bad immigrant.’ Through photography she explores the dimensions of the immigrant experience to show a complexity of networks, families, and individuals impossible to filter through values of ‘good’ and ‘bad.’ 

Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library. Registration suggested. Click to register 

Wilton Library Holiday Book Sale continues during regular library hours through Dec. 23. 

Tues., Dec. 10, 1:00p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Breaking Code: Create What’s Behind Angry Birds and Other Fun Apps – A One-Hour Entertaining Lesson in Coding at Wilton Library.

Wilton Library is joining Computer Science Education Week, a national movement to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). One-hour “lessons” in coding will be given throughout the afternoon for adults and children 6 years and up at the following intervals: 1 – 2 p.m., 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., 4 – 5 p.m. and 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Participants can bring their own devices and sit in on any of the sessions. A short introduction to the online class will be given at the start of each hour. Attendees can participate at their own speed on their own devices, or use one of the computers set up by the library expressly for this purpose. Registration is required so that the library knows how many computers are needed each hour.

Wilton Firefighters ask your help with their Toys for Tots drive. They are collecting new unwrapped toys. Their goal is for every child to have a gift to unwrap on Christmas morning. The drive runs through Wed., Dec. 18. There are drop-off bins at both two stations at 236 Danbury Road or 707 Ridgefield Road.


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