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.

Joanna Ecke Fall 2012 Poetry Series, Thursday, Oct. 11, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Explores various poets and their writing techniques. Information: 203-762-0706.

Children’s Beginner Chess, Thursday, Oct. 11, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. For children in grades one through seven, with Christopher Potts, tournament player. Children’s Advanced Chess, same dates and same age groups takes place from 5-6 p.m. Information: 203-762-0706.

Business Smarts Series: Control Your Email Inbox — So It Doesn’t Control You, Thursday, Oct. 11, 8-10 a.m., Wilton Library. With Robin Roscillo, founder of Back Office Solutions. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Homecoming Weekend Fund-raiser, all day Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13, at Wilton Pizza to benefit Wilton Youth Council. Fifty percent of net profits from pizza orders, meals, and catering will be donated to Wilton Youth Council programs at Wilton High School. Fund-raiser is good at all four restaurants: Wilton Pizza & Pasta, BISTRO 7, Piccolo in Ridgefield, and Toozy Patza; for pickup, dine-in or delivery. Information: wiltonyouth.org.

Overdrive Office Hours, Saturdays, Oct. 13, 20 and 27, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. Help with downloading e-books and audiobooks. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Weir Was Here — Secret Rooms, Doors and Windows, a photography exhibition and reception, with coffee and jazz, Saturday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., at the Gilbert and Bennett Community Cultural Center, 49 New Street. Information: 203-544-1049.

Overdrive Office Hours, Saturday, Oct. 13, 4-6 p.m., Wilton Library. Help with downloading e-books and audiobooks. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Helping Hands Day!, Saturday, Oct. 13, 10-4, Wilton Library. For children of all ages with presentations by Wilton EMS, the fire department and the police department. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

New Perspectives Film Series: Capturing the Friedmans, Saturday, Oct. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Documentary film directed by Andrew Jarecki, with a program moderated by filmmaker, Megan Smith-Harris. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

WLA/WHS — Scholarly Series: A Star Spangled Nation: The War of 1812, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2-3:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The first installment is Causes and Impact of the War with Matthew Warshauer. Information: wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Candlelight Concerts — Windscape Wind Quintet, Sunday, Oct. 14, 4-5:30 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. Information: 203-762-3401, or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.

Dare To Read Book Discussion for Teens, Monday, Oct. 15, 4-5 p.m. , Wilton Library, with eerie books and discussion. Information: 203-762-0706.

English as a Second Language (ESL), Monday, Oct. 15-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.

WLA/LWV - Reel Mondays! — Gasland, Monday, Oct. 15, 7-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Business Smarts Series: SEO and Social Media — A Love Affair, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 8-10 a.m., Wilton Library. With Joel Burger, a marketing and advertising expert. Information: 203-762-0706.

Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-0706.

Open House Day of Shopping, Wilton Center, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The shop will donate a percentage of profits of the day’s sales to the Domestic Violence Crisis Center. Coffee and light refreshments in the morning, free raffle, trunk show. Information: 203-762-3868.

Wilton, My Take, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 4-5 p.m. , Wilton Library. Photographic/journalistic experience for kids. Information: 203-762-0706.

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.

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.

Hearing Loss Association of America, SW-CT Chapter will hold its monthly meeting 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.

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.

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.

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.