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.

Children’s Chess, Thursday, Oct. 3, Wilton Library. Eight-week sessions for children in beginner and advanced chess. Beginners in grades 1-7 will meet from 4 to 5; advanced students in grades 3-7 will meet from 5 to 6. The fee is $80 for eight sessions. In-person registration is required; payment due at registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

14th Annual Ladies’ Soirée, Thursday, Oct. 3, 7-9 p.m., Wilton Library. A fund-raiser for the library with food, silent auction, and an opportunity to gather with friends. Tickets: $50. Reservations: Sue Sullivan, 203-762-3950, ext. 241 or ssullivan@wiltonlibrary.org. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

The Guitar Guy, Friday, Oct. 4, 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.

Minks to Sinks, Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 to 5, Danbury Road and School Road. The mega-tag sale benefits Family & Children’s Agency of Norwalk. Information: minstosinks.info.

Flu Shot Clinic, Saturday, Oct. 5, 9-10:30 a.m., Wilton YMCA, 404 Danbury 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.

Clothing Sale, Saturday, Oct. 5, 9-2, Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, 470 Danbury Road. Gently used and new fall and winter clothing for men, women and children; shoes, purses, bed linens, curtains, jewelry and more. Information: 203-762-9890 or zionshillmethodist.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Oct. 5, 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.

The Victorian Novel Examined, Saturday, Oct. 5, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. Yale College Dean of Academic Affairs Mark Schenker will discuss The Victorian Novel: Approaching 200 Years Old But Still Relevant in the second half of a two-part series. For this session, the novels of Anthony Trollope, George Eliot and Thomas Hardy will be discussed. A one-hour talk will be followed by Q&A. Wine and cheese will be served Free, registration highly recommended. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Minks to Sinks, Sunday, Oct. 6, noon to 4, Danbury Road and School Road. The mega-tag sale benefits Family & Children’s Agency of Norwalk. Sunday is half-price bargain day. Information: minstosinks.info.

Ambler Farm Day, Sunday, Oct. 6, noon-4, Ambler Farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Apple slingshot, garden market, farm animals, hay rides, hay maze, pie sale, punkin’ chucking, scarecrow making, music, refreshments and more. Admission: $20 per family, $10 for seniors. A free shuttle bus will run from Cannondale train station between 11:30 and 4:30.

Hurlbutt Schoolhouse Open House, Sunday, Oct. 6, 1-4, Hurlbutt Street. A look at school in Wilton from long ago. Cider and donuts served. All welcome.

Connecticut’s Own Concert, Sunday, Oct. 6, 4-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Six composer-members of Connecticut Composers wil perform works for saxophone and piano, saxophone quartet, solo clarinet and solo voice and piano. Information: 203-762-3950, wiltonlibrary.org.

Minks to Sinks, Monday, Oct. 7, 9 to noon, Danbury Road and School Road. The mega-tag sale benefits Family & Children’s Agency of Norwalk. Monday is half-price and fill-a-bag bargain day. Information: minstosinks.info.

Wilton Garden Club Meets, Monday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m., Wilton Library. Garden writer and blogger Margaret Roach will present Nonstop Plants — A Garden for 365 Days. Information: wiltongardenclub.org.

Author Talk, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Best-selling author Nelson DeMille will discuss his suspense thriller The Quest. Originally released in 1975, it has been rewritten and expanded with new characters and a new ending. Q&A, books for sale and signing. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Luncheon, Wednesday, Oct. 9, noon, Ogden House, 100 River Road. Lunch is followed by entertainment or an educational program. Cost: $3. Information: 203-834-6240.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Oct. 9, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. Susan Boyar leads a discussion of Life After Life by Kate Atkinson. Bring lunch, beverages provided. Advance registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Kiwanis Club Luncheon, Wednesday, Oct. 9, noon, Wilton Episcopal Presbyterian Church Complex, New Canaan Road. The guest speaker is Patricia Sesto, director of Environmental Affairs in Wilton. She will discuss the significance of the Keiser property conservation easement. Information: 203-762-9951.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Children ages 3-5 will enjoy theme-based stories and a nature walk. Children may check out books, bring a library card. Free; registration required. Caregivers must accompany children. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Lego Club, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 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.

Wine Tasting Class, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton LIbrary. Sunny Tuscany 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.

Joanna Ecke Fall 2013 Poetry Series, Thursday, Oct. 10, 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.

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 Puppet: 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.

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.

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 acount. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950, 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.

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.

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.

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.