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 editor@wiltonbulletin.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday the week before intended publication. The full listings are posted at wiltonbulletin.com.

Scarecrow Fest, Friday, Oct. 18 through Nov. 1, Wilton Center. Scarecrows will be hung on lampposts around town. Information: 203-762-0567 or wiltonchamber.com.

Halloween Party, Friday, Oct. 18, 7-9 p.m., Trackside Teen Center, Station Road. Trackside Gets Spooky for its annual Halloween gala. Guests may strut the “orange carpet,” enjoy the spooky photo booth, candy, costumes, contests, and dancing. Tickets: $10 at the door, $5 in advance at trackside.org.

Dancing at Lughnasa, Friday, Oct. 18, Wilton Playshop, 15 Lovers Lane. A memory play set in Ireland, the show runs through Oct. 26. Tickets: $25/adults, $20/students and seniors. Thrifty Thursdays: $20/adults, $15 students and seniors. Information: wiltonplayshop.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Oct. 19, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up are invited to bring their laptop and play the popular online game. Each player must create their own account. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, Oct. 19, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The documentary, Child of Giants, tells the story of Daniel Rhodes Dixon, son of photographer Dorothea Lange and painter Maynard Dixon. Suggested donation is $5. Refreshments served. Q&A after the film. Registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Candlelight Concert, Sunday, Oct. 20, 4-5:30, Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. The Juilliard String Quartet will open the concert series’ 66th season with works by Beethoven, Berg and Brahms. A portion of the proceeds benefit Wilton Library. Information: 203-762-3401 or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.

Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Melissa Baker will lead a discussion of The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng. Information/registration: 203-834-6240.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Open to teens in grades 6-12, the board helps select materials for the teen collection and plan events. Newcomers welcome. Registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, ext. 224 or email Tracey Morgan at tmorgan@wiltonlibrary.org.

Kiwanis Club Luncheon, Wednesday, Oct. 23, noon, Wilton Episcopal Presbyterian Church Complex, New Canaan Road. The guest speaker is Ken Bernhard, Wilton Town Attorney. He supports the Tree of Life Orphanage and will discuss “Conditions of Children in Haiti Since the 2010 Earthquake.” Information: 203-762-9951.

Lego Club, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4-5, Wilton Library. For grades K-4, each session has a new theme. Twenty spots available, first-come, first-served. Tickets at children’s reference desk beginning at 3:45 day of the program. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Culinary 101 Cooking Classes, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 4-6, Trackside Teen Center, Station Road. The first in a four-week series of classes for students in grades 6-12, offered by Neena Perez, founder of The Kiddie Kitchen. Cost: $275 per student. Information: trackside.org, 203-834-2888 or brett@trackside.org.

Wine Tasting Class, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Napa Valley is the theme Jeff Barbour, owner of New Canaan Wine Merchants will explore. Class limited to 40; tickets $25. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Fall Felting Workshop, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7-9 p.m., Apple Blossom School, Danbury Road. Participants will make felted acorns and mushroom toadstools. No experience necessary. Cost: $25. RSVP to Sarah Case at sarahcasepeterson@gmail.com.

Joanna Ecke Fall 2013 Poetry Series, Thursday, Oct. 24, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Ms. Ecke will explore various poets and their writing techniques. Poetry packets will be at the front desk before the seminar begins. Free; advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

‘Fall into Stillness’ Meditation Workshop, Thursday, Oct. 24, 7-8:30 p.m., Apple Blossom School, Danbury Road. Led by Rebecca Velasquez, a social worker and certified yoga and meditation teacher. Cost: $20; registration required. RSVP to Ms. Velasquez at rebvelasquez@gmail.com or 203-904-5717.

Author Talk, Thursday, Oct. 24, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Patricia Wells will discuss her book, The French Kitchen Cookbook. Ms. Wells is a journalist and teacher as well who runs the cooking school At Home with Patricia Wells in Paris and Provence. Free. Books available. Registration encouraged. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Howl Prowl, Friday, Oct. 25, Woodcock Nature Center, Deer Run Road. Hayride, flashlight scavenger hunt, raft trip, fireside s’mores, meet and greet resident animals. A special visit by Atka the ambassador wolf from the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, N.Y. Children are invited to come in costume. Families may sign up to arrive at 5, 5:30, 6 or 6:30. Cost: $40/family, $20/individual. Paid registration required. Rain date is Oct. 30. Information/registration: 203-762-7280.

Stuff the Bus, Friday, Oct. 25, 5 p.m., Cider Mill School. Food drive to benefit the Wilton Interfaith Food Pantry. A bus will be parked in the Cider Mill parking lot. Items requested include paper goods, detergents, dry goods, toiletries, pancake mix and syrup, pasta sauce, coffee, tea, and condiments. Sponsored by the Wilton High School varsity cheerleaders and football team.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Oct. 26, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up are invited to bring their laptop and play the popular online game. Each player must create their own account. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, Oct. 26, 11-noon. Children who are independent readers may improve their skills by reading out loud to therapy dogs. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Pumpkin Parade + Trick-or-Treating, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2-4 p.m., Wilton Center. The Chamber of Commerce will hand out trick-or-treat bags to the first 200 children in the parade. Moments by Andrea Photography at the gazebo. Information: 203-762-0567 or wiltonchamber.com.

The Haunted Library, Saturday, Oct. 26, 7:30-9 p.m., Wilton Library. Children ages 6 to 10 are invited to drop in for ghoulish snacks and ghastly games. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Fall Antiques Market, Sunday, Oct. 27, 9 to 5, Wilton High School Field House, Route 7. More than 80 exhibitors; will benefit the Wilton Historical Society. Admission: $10. Information: barnstar.com/845-876-0616 or wiltonhistorical.org/203-762-7257.

Drop-in Halloween Crafts, Sunday, Oct. 27, 1-5, Wilton Library. For children of all ages. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Halloween Hustle 5K and Scarecrow Scamper, Sunday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m., Wilton Chamber of Commerce, 120 Old Ridgefield Road. Check-in for the 5K begins at 9, with the race at 10. Entry fee before Oct. 18, $25/adults, $10/youths; after Oct. 18, $30/adults. Scarecrow Scamper Kids’ Fun Run begins after the 5K at the Merwin Meadows pavilion. Entry fee: $10. Information: 203-762-0567 or wiltonchamber.com.

Whodunit? Book Club, Monday, Oct. 28, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. Children in grades 2-3 will discuss Bunnicula by James Howe. Snacks and detective activities. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Voter Registration, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., registrars’ office at Wilton Town Hall, Danbury Road. This is the last regular session for residents to register to vote in the Nov. 5 municipal election. Information: 203-563-0111.

Green Speaker Series, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 6:30-9 p.m., Wilton Library. Wilton Go Green and the library present A Dummy’s Guide to Home Energy Upgrades, Part 1. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Pumpkin Decorating, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children ages 3-10 may decorate a pumpkin. Small pumpkins and supplies provided. Ribbons awarded. Children must be signed up individually to receive a pumpkin. Free. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Scare Off!, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Staff members Lesley Keogh and Michael Robin will tell tales of horror to children in grades 3 and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Hair-Raising Halloween Costume Contest, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Children of all ages are encouraged to wear a costume to the library. No registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Halloween Pasta Dinner, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 5-7:30, Gilbert & Bennett Cultural Center, 49 New Street, Wilton. Presented by the Georgetown Lions. Spaghetti and meatballs, salad and bread. Tickets: $13/adults, $10/senior citizens, $7/children under 10. Eat in or take out. Information: Mike Pilato at 203-544-8613 or 203-731-7374.

Fall Poetry Series, Thursday, Oct. 31, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. The first meeting of a four-part series led by Judson Scruton. Poetry packets at front desk before seminar begins. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, Nov. 1, 11-11:30, Wilton Library. For ages 2-6, Robert the Guitar Guy uses music, props, movement and dance to entertain. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

American Artisan Show Preview Party, Friday, Nov. 1, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Works by each of the 30 artisans will be up for auction. Tickets: $75. Information: 203-762-7257 or wiltonhistorical.org or americanartisanshow.org.

Adair Burlingham Memorial Lecture, Friday, Nov. 1, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Jock Reynolds, director of the Yale University Art Gallery, will speak about the gallery’s recent renovation, expansion and reinstallation of more than 4,000 works of art. Registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

A Gathering of Craftsmen, Saturday, Nov. 2-Sunday, Nov. 3, various locations. More than 30 artists and craftspeople offer their work for sale. Free. Hours: Saturday, 9-5; Sunday, 10-4. Locations: New England Historical Connection, 300 Danbury Road; Wilton Old Town Hall, 69 Ridgefield Road; Cannon Grange, 25 Cannon Road. Raffle Sunday at 2; visit wiltoncgathering.blogspot.com.

American Artisan Show, Saturday, Nov. 2 - Sunday, Nov. 3, Wilton Historical Society. The work of 30 artisans will be exhibited on the historical society grounds. Hours: Saturday, 10 to 5; Sunday, 11 to 4. Admission: $5.  Information: 203-762-7257 or wiltonhistorical.org or americanartisanshow.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Nov. 2, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up are invited to bring their laptop and play the popular online game. Each player must create their own account. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Yoga Kids, Saturday, Nov. 2, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. Chiara Rose teaches a program of breathing techniques and stretching that will complement sports activities. Ages 8-12. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Flu Shot Clinic, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 10-11:30 a.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County will offer flu shots to anyone 3 or older. The cost is $40; cash, check Medicare Part B, Aetna and Anthem accepted. Pneumonia vaccines available to those 65 or older who have not previously received one. The cost is $80, billable to Medicare Part B. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 444 or visitingnurse.net.

Author Talk, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Lynn Adler will discuss Celebrate 100, her book based on interviews and stories of more than 500 centenarians. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Fall Poetry Series, Thursday, Nov. 7, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. The second meeting of a four-part series led by Judson Scruton. Poetry packets at front desk before seminar begins. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wine Tasting Benefit & Restaurant Showcase, Thursday, Nov. 7, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Wines from around the world will be complemented by hors d’oeuvres from area restaurants. Tickets: $50; only 125 will be sold. Purchase online or at the circulation desk. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Art Exhibition Reception, Friday, Nov. 8, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. 12 x 6, A Showcase of 6 Wilton Artists, includes 12 works from each artist: Gini Fischer, Robin Heit, Terrence Lallak, Jeff Lavaty, Day Shields and Erasmo Signore. Free. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Flu Shot Clinic, Saturday, Nov. 9, 10-11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County will offer flu shots to anyone 3 or older. The cost is $40; cash, check Medicare Part B, Aetna and Anthem accepted. Pneumonia vaccines available to those 65 or older who have not previously received one. The cost is $80, billable to Medicare Part B. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 444 or visitingnurse.net.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Nov. 9, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up are invited to bring their laptop and play the popular online game. Each player must create their own account. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Yoga Kids, Saturday, Nov. 9, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. Chiara Rose teaches a program of breathing techniques and stretching that will complement sports activities. Ages 8-12. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Luncheon, Wednesday, Nov. 13, noon, Ogden House, 100 River Road. Lunch is followed by entertainment or an educational program. Cost: $3. Information: 203-834-6240.

Fall Poetry Series, Thursday, Nov. 14, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. The third meeting of a four-part series led by Judson Scruton. Poetry packets at front desk before seminar begins. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Nov. 16, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up are invited to bring their laptop and play the popular online game. Each player must create their own account. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Yoga Kids, Saturday, Nov. 16, 3-4 p.m., Wilton Library. Chiara Rose teaches a program of breathing techniques and stretching that will complement sports activities. Ages 8-12. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Librarians Lauren McLaughlin and Melissa Baker moderate a conversation on the group’s favorite titles. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Open to teens in grades 6-12, the board helps select materials for the teen collection and plan events. Newcomers welcome. Registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, ext. 224 or email Tracey Morgan at tmorgan@wiltonlibrary.org.

Fall Poetry Series, Thursday, Nov. 21, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. The last meeting of a four-part series led by Judson Scruton. Poetry packets at front desk before seminar begins. Free, advance registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Green Speaker Series, Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30-9 p.m., Wilton Library. Wilton Go Green and the library present A Dummy’s Guide to Home Energy Upgrades, Part 2. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Nov. 23, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Wilton Library. Children ages 8 and up are invited to bring their laptop and play the popular online game. Each player must create their own account. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.