ESL (English as a Second Language)
Wednesday, Sept. 19 through Wednesday, December 12, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Twice-weekly ESL classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, September 19 through Wednesday, December 12 at Wilton Library given by Westport Continuing Education. (There are no classes on Monday, Oct. 8 and Wednesday, Nov. 21.) Testing and registration required (Tuesday, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m. at Wilton Library).
Monday, Sept. 10 through October 22, 2:15 – 3 pm.
For independent listeners ages 4-6 years-old. This is a story time that provides children with experiences that enrich early literacy. Children will hear stories, watch short films, sing songs, and do a craft. This program runs 6 weeks – September 10 – October 22; there is no session on Sept. 17 in observance of Rosh Hashanah.
Good Reads, Great Kids
Monday, Oct. 22, 4 – 4:45 p.m.
Children in grades 2 and 3 and their parents will have the opportunity to meet and discuss books as a group in this monthly book club. For this session children are invited to bring a book that they have read recently to talk about in this group setting. In addition to personal selections, we will all discuss the book Chocolate Fever by Robert Smith. Snacks will be provided and a craft will be made. Grades 2 and 3; parents and guardians must be present. Sponsored by the Sherman Family Fund.
Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Roxanne Faber Savage
Monday, Oct. 22 , 6 – 7:30 p.m.
October brings Roxanne Faber Savage to the Weir Farm artist in residency program. A multidisciplinary artist, Roxanne relies on printmaking as her primary art form. With her prints and drawings Roxanne layers and exposes, revealing a keen interest in the subjects of birds, energy, powerlines paired with a passion for handling tactile materials and the joys of working with an etching press. Roxanne earned her BFA, (drawing) from Pratt Institute and an M.S. Ed. (full scholarship) from Queens College. She lives and works in Connecticut and New York City. Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library. Registration suggested.
Thrill the World Rehearsal at Wilton Library
Monday, Oct. 22, 6 – 8 p.m.
Join Wilton Library for its third annual Thrill the World simultaneous dance event in which we participate with countries around the world dancing to Michael Jackson’s Thriller. For ages 10 to 110. Participants must attend one of 4 rehearsals before the world simultaneous dance event.
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2 – 4 p.m. at Wilton Family Y;
Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 – 4 p.m. at the Y;
Monday, Oct. 22, 6 – 8 p.m. at Wilton Library;
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the library.
See registration details on the Oct. 27 date. Co-sponsored by Wilton Library and the Wilton Family Y. $5 per participant registration fee offsets costs and is payable at the first rehearsal attended.