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

Senior Luncheon, Thursday, Oct. 16, noon, St. Matthew’s Church lounge, 36 New Canaan Road. The chorale from the Schubert Club of Fairfield County will entertain. Reservations: 203-762-7400.

Alzheimer’s Talk, Thursday, Oct. 16, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. A video and guided discussion will look at Alzheimer’s: Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. Free, registration recommended. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Introduction to Die Cutting, Friday, Oct. 17, 10-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Learn to use the Cricut Explore, an electronic cutting machine and software for cards, scrapbooks and more. Valid Connecticut library card required. Registration required; limit three students. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Reads: Genealogy for Kids, Friday, Oct. 17, 4-5, Wilton Library. Genealogist Toni McKeen will tell what it was like for children to come to a new country. Grades 2 and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

American Artisan Show Preview Party, Friday, Oct. 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Historical Society. $75 admission. Information: americanartisanshow.com, or email artisanshow@wiltonhistorical.org.

Voter Registration, Saturday, Oct. 18, 10-2, Town Hall, 240 Danbury Road. Voters may register at the registrars of voters’ office. Information: 203-563-0111 or registrars@wiltonct.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Oct. 18, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children 8 and up may play the online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Pickles & Preserving, Saturday, Oct. 18, 10-1, Millstone Farm, 180 Millstone Road. Hands-on class with farmer Annie Farrell. Limited to 20; $30 per person. Mail check to Workshops, Millstone Farm, 180 Millstone Road, Wilton 06897. Information: jhausman@millstonefarm.org.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, Oct. 18, 10-2, Wilton Library. For drivers 50 and older. Cost: $15/AARP members, $20/non-members, cash or check. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

American Artisan Show, Saturday, Oct. 18, 10-5, Wilton Historical Society. $8 admission. Information: americanartisanshow.com, or email artisanshow@wiltonhistorical.org.

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra — Strings, Saturday, Oct. 18, 11-noon, Wilton Library. An interactive presentation for children 4 to 10 with their families. Children may play the violin, viola or cello. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Still Motion Reception, Saturday, Oct. 18, 5-7, River Road Gallery, 21 River Road. One-man show of award-winning photographer and filmmaker, 17-year-old Daniel Bogaev of Weston. Information: 203-762-3887 or riverroadgallery.com.

Hot & Cool: Jazz at the Brubeck Room, Saturday, Oct. 18, 7:30-9, Wilton Library. Pianist Bill Charlap will perform. Reception follows concert. Suggested donation: $10. Advance registration strongly suggested.  Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

American Artisan Show, Sunday, Oct. 19, 11-4, Wilton Historical Society. $8 admission. Information: americanartisanshow.com, or email artisanshow@wiltonhistorical.org.

Introduction to Digital Scanning, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2-3, Wilton Library. Learn how to scan photos and what the Innovation Station’s scanner can do. Ages 13 and up. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Reads: Ragtime the Film, Sunday, Oct. 19, 3-6, Wilton Library. View the 1981 film starring James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern and Mandy Patinkin, directed by Milos Forman. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Candidate Debate, Sunday, Oct. 19, 4-6, Clune Center, 395 Danbury Road. Democrat U.S. Rep Jim Himes and Republican Dan Debicella will square off in a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

Domestic Violence Proclamation, Monday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. Town Hall, 240 Danbury Road. First Selectman Bill Brennan will read a proclamation declaring Wilton’s opposition to domestic violence.

Introduction to 3D Printing, Monday, Oct. 20, 10-11 a.m., Wilton Library. Learn to use the library’s 3D printer. Ages 13 and up, must have valid Connecticut library card. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Ragtime Crafts, Monday, Oct. 20, 3-5 p.m., Wilton Library. Part of the library’s Wilton Reads program. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Art Exhibition/Reception, Monday, Oct. 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Julie Anne Mann will show and discuss her work composed from natural materials. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Book Buzz, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Librarians Lauren McLaughlin and Melissa Baker join patrons in a discussion of recent favorite reads. Free, registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Candidate Debate, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7-8 p.m., Trackside Teen Center, 15 Station Road. State Rep. Gail Lavielle and challenger Keith Rodgerson, candidates for the 143rd state house district seat, will answer questions. Sponsored by Wilton and Norwalk League of Women Voters.

Wilton at the Turn of the Century, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Historian and former First Selectman Bob Russell explores Wilton is the early 1900s as part of the library’s Wilton Reads program. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Introduction to Electronic Sewing, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 10-11 a.m. and 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Learn to use the Innovation Station’s Singer Futura XL-400 sewing machine. Ages 13 and up, must have Connecticut library card. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Free Fiction, Films and Fugues to Go, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Librarian Melissa Baker will demonstrate free downloadables and streaming media available through Wilton Library: ebooks, emagazines, movies and music. Bring your own device. Registration suggested. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Wrightslaw Special Education Conference, Thursday, Oct. 23, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 70 Ridgefield Road. Special education attorney  Pete Wright will discuss ADHD, behavioral challenges, mental health challenges, dyslexia, food allergies and other health impairments. Registration: $175/parents, $225/professionals. Information: advocatewithfaith.com or WLC2014@advocatewithfaith.com.

Senior Brunch, Thursday, Oct. 23, 10:30-12:30, Wilton Presbyterian Church, 48 New Canaan Road. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. Members will be on hand to answer questions about the practical and social benefits of belonging to the organization. RSVP: Janet Johnson at 203-762-2600.

Wilton Reads Reception, Friday, Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. To celebrate the community reading of Ragtime, there will be refreshments, cocktails, ragtime music, dance demonstrations, antique cars and more. Free. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Minecraft Club, Saturday, Oct. 25, 10-noon, Wilton Library. Children 8 and up may play the online game. Players must bring their own laptop and create their own account. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Lambert Corner Walking Tour, Saturday, Oct. 25, 11, Lambert Corner. The Wilton Historical Society hosts a walking tour of Lambert Corner with Bob Russell. Information: wiltonhistorical.org, 203-762-7257.

Fall Antiques Market, Sunday, Oct. 26, 9-5, Wilton High School Field House. Barnstar Productions presents the Wilton Fall Antiques Market, benefiting the Wilton Historical Society. $10 admission. Information: wiltonhistorical.org, 203-762-7257.

Tails to Tales, Saturday, Oct. 25, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children who are independent readers may read out loud to therapy dogs. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Introduction to Electronic Sewing, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Learn to use the Innovation Station’s Singer Futura XL-400 sewing machine. Ages 13 and up, must have Connecticut library card. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Candlelight Concert, Sunday, Oct. 26, 4-5:30, Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. The Brentano String Quartet will play Mozart, Bartok and Schubert. A portion of the proceeds benefits Wilton Library. Ticket information: 203-762-3401 or candlelightconcerts.org.

Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 11-noon, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. The book is Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson with Veronica Chambers. Information and registration: 203-834-6240.

Nifty Nutmeggers Book Club, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 3-4, Wilton Library. There are two levels of this new book club for children: elementary (grades 2-4) and intermediate  (grades 4-6). Discuss books, snacks, play games. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. For children 4-6. Nature walk, books to check out; bring library card. Theme is pumpkins. Free, registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Women in the Bible, Thursday, Oct. 30, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Dr. Gerald Weiss discusses women in the Hebrew Bible from a literary perspective. Registration required. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Drop-In Halloween Crafts, Friday, Oct. 31, 10-5:30, Wilton Library. For children of all ages. Free, no registration. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.