WILTON, Conn. With Wiltons school vacation coming to an end and families coming back to town, things are picking up again, especially with all the Earth Day celebrations. Here are some of the events in Wilton April 20-22:
- Wilton Library 11-11:30 a.m.: Children ages 2-6 with caregivers are invited to a performance by Robert the Guitar Guy. Robert uses music, props, movement and dance to entertain children and grown-ups. Registration recommended.
- Trackside Teen Center 7-10 p.m.: The bands: Anchors, The Skylight, Standby, What's Next, and Awkward Endings will be performing on the stage at Trackside.
- Weir Farm National Historic Site - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Its Junior Ranger Day at Weir Farm. Children are encouraged to explore the site, engage in a variety of activities and earn their Junior Ranger Badges and Patches. Two activities will be available the Junior Ranger Letterboxing Booklet and the Junior Ranger Pond Pack. There is no fee to participate in the Junior Ranger Program.
- Trackside Teen Center 2-4 p.m.: Connecticuts Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Education, Daniel Esty, will be speaking on how the environment can be protected during todays times.
- Weir Farm National Historic Site - 1-2:30 p.m.: Join Mitch Wagener for a hike that explores the natural and cultural history of stone walls, a defining feature of the New England landscape. Registration is required.
- Wilton Library 3:30-5 p.m.: Historian Eric Rutkow will be talking about his new book American Canopy which ranges across four centuries of history. Rutkow shows the ways in which trees, woodlands and wood have shaped American life and culture. Books available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books in New Canaan. Registration recommended.
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