Bulletin Board

The Bulletin Board is a guide to events of public interest happening in Wilton designed to let you know what’s happening and when, and to help schedule important events. Submissions may be sent to The Wilton Bulletin, Box 367, or e-mail them to newsroom@wiltonbulletin.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.

The 2nd Annual Scarecrow Fest in Wilton Center, ongoing, until Friday, Nov. 2. Wilton Center.

Women, Strength and Beauty, ongoing art exhibition through Nov. 3, at River Road Gallery, 21 River Road. Information: 203-762-3887 or riverrdgallery.com.

Author Talk: Stephen Carter — The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln, Thursday, Oct. 25, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

The Haunted Library, Friday, Oct. 26, 7-9 p.m., Wilton Library. Children ages 6 -10. Information: 203-762-0706.

Trackside Gets Spooky, Halloween party and costume contest, Friday, Oct. 26, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Trackside Teen Center. Tickets are $10 at the door or $8 in advance at trackside.org.

Pumpkin Parade and Family Trick or Treating, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2-4 p.m., Wilton Center. Parade steps off from gazebo at 2:15. Sponsored by the Wilton Chamber of Commerce. Information: 762-0567, info@wiltonchamber.com, or wiltonchamber.com.

Journey of the Universe, a documentary film showing, Saturday, Oct. 27, Wilton Congregational Church, Ridgefield Road. Dinner will be served first at 6, followed by the film, dessert and discussion at 8. Guests are welcome to the church’s Saturday @ 5 service. Suggested donation: $7 per person, $15 per family.

Drop-in Halloween Crafts, Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m. -5 p.m., Wilton Library. For children of all ages. Information: 203-762-0706.

Wilton Conservation Commission’s Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection, Saturday, Oct. 27, 9-3, Miller-Driscoll School. Information: Mike Conklin, 203- 563-0180.

Halloween Hustle 5K Road Race and Kids Scarecrow Scamper, Sunday, Oct. 28. Registration, 9 a.m., Chamber of Commerce office, 120 Old Ridgefield Road; race begins at 10. Entries: $30/adults, $10/youth: active.com or wiltonchamber.com.

4th District Debate: with U.S. Congressman Jim Himes (D) and challenger Steve Obsitnik (R), Sunday, Oct. 28, 4-5:30 p.m., Clune Center, Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Information: lwvtct.org.

Georgetown Lions Club Turkey Shoot, Sunday, Oct. 28, 1-3 p.m. Lions Park baseball field, south of Caraluzzi’s on Route 7. Cost is $5. Proceed benefit local communities. Information: Mike Plato, Georgetown Lions Club, 203-731-7374.

Talk on Prayer and Healing, Monday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The talk will be given by Rob Gilbert, a member of The Christian Science Board of Lectureship, and is titled, “God and Health. Sponsored by Wilton’s Christian Science Church. Information: christiansciencect.org/wilton/ or call Judy Kidlow at 203-733-5225.

Embroidery Workshop, Monday, Oct. 29, 1-3 for adults, 3:30-5 students, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Fee. Information: 203-762-7257.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 10-3, Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Further Poetic Excursions with Judson Scruton, Thursday, Nov. 1, 10:30- noon. Explores poems with a connection to the months of November and December. Information: 203-762-0706.

Shakespeare in Hollywood, Thursday, Nov. 1, through Saturday, Nov. 3, the Little Theater, Wilton High School. Showtimes are: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; and Saturday, 4 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students. Information: WHSTIX@Wilton.K12.CT.US, or 203-834-4844.

Children’s Beginner Chess, Thursdays, Nov. 1-Nov. 29, 4-5 p.m.; Children’s Advanced Chess from 5-6 p.m. Chess instruction continues for children in grades 1-7 with Christopher Potts. Information: 203-762-0706.

20th Annual Owl Prowl sponsored by Weir Farm, Friday Nov. 2, 7:30-9 p.m., Burlingham Barn at Weir Farm. Presentation by owl expert Frank Gallo. Free. Parking is at the Branchville Elementary School, 40 Florida Road, in Ridgefield. Free shuttle bus service to the site, beginning at 7 p.m. Information: Bruce Beebe, 203-834-5066.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, Nov. 2, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For children 2-6. Information: 203-762-0706.

Author Talk: Sherry and John Petersik — Young House Love, Friday, Nov. 2, 9:30 -11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

First Saturday Books for Babies, Saturday, Nov. 3, 9:30-10, Wilton Library. Geared for babies under 12 months old. Also offered on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Information: 203-762-0706.

Overdrive Office Hours, Saturday, Nov. 3, 4 -6 p.m., Wilton Library. Also offered on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Help with downloading e-books and audiobooks.

Information: 203-762-0706.

A Star Spangled Nation: The War of 1812 — Native Americans in the War with David Koch at the Wilton Historical Society, Sunday, Nov. 4, 4-5:30. Mr. Koch is an associate professor of history at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport. Information: 203-762-0706.

ESL (English as a Second Language), Monday, Nov. 5 through Wednesday, Dec. 12, 9:30-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Bad Kitty Voting for Kids, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Wilton Library. Children will receive one ballot to vote for their favorite kitty from the book Bad Kitty for President by Nick Bruel. Story time and election-themed crafts will also be offered. Information: 203-762-0706.

Mother Goose Time, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. Themed story time for children 1-4. Also offered on Thursdays, Nov. 8, 15, 29. Information: 203-762-0706.

Wilton Library’s Wine Tasting Fund-raiser, Thursday, Nov. 8, 7-8:30 p.m. $50 per person to sample wines from around the world, along with hors d’oeuvres. Tickets available online or at the library’s circulation desk. Information: 203-762-0706.

Mario Kart Racing Tournament, Friday, Nov. 9, 6 -7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. For kids in grades 5-8. Information: 203-762-0706.

Walking Tours of Lambert Corners, Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 to noon. Information: wiltonhistorical.org, or 203-762-7257.