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.

Registration is now open for The Wilton Chamber of Commerce’s 10th Annual Halloween Hustle 5K and Scarecrow Scamper, which will take place on Sunday, Oct. 28, sponsored by The Wilton Bank. Check-in for the 5K begins at 9 a.m. at the Wilton Chamber of Commerce offices, at 120 Old Ridgefield Road. Registration for the races can be made at active.com, or at wiltonchamber.com.

Senior Luncheon at St. Matthew’s, Thursday, Oct. 18, noon, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 36 New Canaan Road. Guest speaker is the Rev. Holly Adams whose talk will be “Owned by a cat and other companions on the journey of life.” RSVP: Ellen Lewis, 203-762-7400.

The 2nd Annual Scarecrow Fest in Wilton Center, Friday, Oct. 19 to Friday, Nov. 2. Annual trick-or-treating takes place Saturday, Oct. 27, from 2-4 p.m. Wilton Center. Information: Janeen Leppert at 762-0567, info@wiltonchamber.com, or visit www.wiltonchamber.com.

Women, Strength and Beauty, art exhibition at River Road Gallery with a public reception Friday, Oct. 19, 10 to 6. Coincides with Wilton Reads event featuring Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka. The gallery is at 21 River Road. Information: 203-762-3887 or riverrdgallery.com.

Horror Film Fest for Teens, Friday, Oct. 19, 4:30-8, Wilton Library. Pizza served. Information: 203-762-0706.

Thrill the World Rehearsals at Wilton Family Y, beginning Saturday, Oct. 20. Information: 203-762-0706.

Overdrive Office Hours, Saturday, Oct. 20, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. Help with downloading e-books and audiobooks. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Hearing Loss Association of America, SW-CT Chapter, Saturday, Oct. 20, at 10 a.m., United Covenant Church, 68 Westport Road. Bettina Wohlforth, audiologist, will discuss the latest technology for hearing aid users. Information: hearez.org, or call Alan Gould, 203-762-8269.

Wilton Reads: The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka, Sunday, Oct. 21, 4- 6 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Pickling and Preserves Workshop, Sunday, Oct. 21, 1-4 p.m., Millstone Farm, 180 Millstone Road. Information: katie@millstonefarm.org, or call 203-834-2605.

Blessing of the Animals, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 44 Portland Avenue, Georgetown. Free. Information: 203-544-8858.

English as a Second Language (ESL), Monday, Oct. 22-Wednesday, Dec. 12, 9:30-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Twice-weekly ESL classes continue on Mondays and Wednesdays, given by Westport Continuing Education. Information: 203-762-0706.

Embroidery Workshop, Monday, Oct. 22, 1-3 for adults, 3:30-5 students, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Fee. Information: 203-762-7257.

Good Reads, Great Kids, Monday, Oct. 22, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. For children in grades two and three. Information: 203-762-0706.

Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Exhibition/Reception: Roxanne Faber Savage, Monday, Oct. 22, 6 -7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Senior Center Book Discussion And Furthermore, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11-noon, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Maureen Canary will lead the discussion. Call the Senior Center for details to register at 834-6240.

Serendipity Chorale of Southwestern Connecticut will give a concert Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m., at Wilton United Covenant Church, 68 Westport Road. Information: 203-834-0644.

Wiggle & Giggle with Dawny Dew, Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:15-10:45, Wilton Library. For children six months-two with their caregivers. Information: 203-762-0706.

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.

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.

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.

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 a.m.-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Further Poetic Excursions with Judson Scruton, Thursdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 29, 10:30 a.m. - noon. Explores poems with a connection to the months of November and December. Information: 203-762-0706.

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.