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.

Economic Forum, Thursday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m., Wilton Library. The Connecticut chapter of Americans for Prosperity will present Connecticut’s Road to a Bright Economic Future, a discussion of the state economy. Free, refreshments will be served. Registration is requested; visit CTBrightFuture.com.

A World of Color, Friday, Oct. 11, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. A reception marking the opening of an exhibition of paintings by John Maurer. Exhibition runs through Oct. 30. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra for Kids, Saturday, Oct. 12, 10-11, Wilton Library. Children ages 3-10 and their families may get hands-on experience with woodwind instruments from musicians with the orchestra. Advance registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Oct. 12, 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.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, Oct. 12, 10-2, Wilton Library. For drivers ages 50 and older. No written or driving test, classroom only. Registration required. Cost: $12/AARP members, $14/non-members. Check or cash only. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Tuesday Book Buzz, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 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.

Kiwanis Club Luncheon, Wednesday, Oct. 16, noon, Wilton Episcopal Presbyterian Church Complex, New Canaan Road. The guest speaker is Tom Appleby, news director and co-anchor of News 12 Connecticut. Information: 203-762-9951.

Grab Bag Book Club, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 4-4:45, Wilton Library. Children in grades 3 and up can discuss a new best-selling book. This month: The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett: An Origami Yoda Book by Tom Angleberger. Snacks and a Star Wars craft. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Lego Club, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 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.

The Art of Writing an Effective College Essay, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Trackside Teen Center, Station Road. Presenter is Bill Peltz, founder of Soar for Success. Free. Information: trackside.org, 203-834-2888 or brett@trackside.org.

Joanna Ecke Fall 2013 Poetry Series, Thursday, Oct. 17, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.