Run of the Day

8:15am-9:45am
Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club Rides
-various levels (meet at Bright Horizons Parking lot at Godfrey Place). Register here.

8:30am
Woodcock Nature Center “Where the Wild Things Run: 5K Race/Walk and Kids Fun Run
(meet at Woodcock Nature Center). Register here.

11am-3pm
City Carting Shredding Truck will provide FREE, secure paper shredding. (Wilton Post Office Parking Lot, 15 Hubbard Road)

11am-4pm
Festival hours on the Wilton Town Green and in the Wilton Library
. Informative, fun exhibits and activities related to sustainable building and energy, food, water, waste, recycling and transportation. Highlights for this year include:

Arbor Day Presentation
The Tree Steward Award will be presented and the Tree Committee will also provide a brief recap of the town’s progress in implementing the Wilton Center Tree Plan (in the library at 11:30am). Register here.

America’s best-known forager “Wildman” Steve Brill will talk about edible and medicinal wild plants and mushrooms at Millstone Farm’s booth from 11am to 12:30pm.

Chevy Volt- Motor Trend 2011 Car of the Year See the award-winning Volt.

Children’s Courtyard In the Wilton Library
Bottled Up for Wilton Schools
Children’s Day School of Wilton
Connecticut Friends School
Helen Gander Friends Nursery School
Jill Dunn- Children’s Book Author of I Want to be Green! But What Does That Mean? Readings at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3:30pm.
Wilton Family Y
Woodcock Nature Center Meet and Greet- 3pm. Come hear about and meet local animals you might see in your backyard.

Deloitte Eco-Cafe: serving up refreshing ideas On the Town Green
11:30 Home Energy Audits: Wilton residents and eco-cheerleaders will explain the ins and outs of a home energy audit.
12:00 Mariana Marchese from Red Bee Apiary:Â Honeybee Lessons from an Accidental BeekeeperÂ

12:30Front Yard Coop: Running Duck Farm will teach you how to raise chickens in your backyard
1:00 Neale Godfrey: New York Times #1 Best Selling author discusses her latest book ECO-Effect: The Greening of Money.
2:00Analiese Paik: Resources for local and sustainably grown and harvested food.
2:30 Neighbor to Neighbor Kick-Off. First Selectman, Bill Brennan, will kick-off this initiative dedicated to helping 600 Wilton residences save nearly $10 million in energy costs.
3:15 Karen Stanley and George Geller- A Wilton couple shares their experience with greening their home.

Detective G.O. Green’s Environmentally Healthy Scavenger Hunt
A self-guided hunt on the path from Wilton Center to Merwin Meadows. Pick up your information at the Wilton Family Y booth in the Wilton Library Children’s Courtyard and bring back your answers to win a PRIZE!

Earth Balloon
Take a journey to the center of the earth! Ongoing presentations every 15 minutes in the Brubeck Room of the Wilton Library. FREE tickets available at the door. Pick them up early!

Food Court
Ancona’s Grill and Skinny Pines Pizza

Guided Norwalk River Walk and Wade
Dynamic duo Jim Lucey(Wilton High School) and Dave Havens (St. Luke’s School) return to lead a guided tour (meet at Wilton High School at 3:00pm). Register here.

Live Music
Ken Morr Band
Wilton Steel Featuring Arthur Lipner

Silent Auction- NEW!
At the library from 11am -3pm. Great items including summer membership to the Wilton Family Y, basket of organic produce, jewelry, organic wine, REI hiking kit and more….

Wilton Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge
First Selectman, Bill Brennan, will kick-off this initiative dedicated to helping 600 Wilton residences save nearly $10 million in energy costs. (2:30pm in the Deloitte Eco-Cafe tent)

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