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.

Stay at Home in Wilton Informational Brunch, Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:30-noon, WEPCO, 48 New Canaan Road. Learn about member benefits and volunteer opportunities. Free. Reservations: 203-762-2600.

Adult Literature Seminar, Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library.  Passion and Politics, Piety and Pathos in Vergil's The Aeneid with Dr. Gerald Weiss. Free, packets at circulation desk. Registration required: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Technology Class, Thursday, Oct. 13, 12:30-2 or 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Unlock the Power of Your iPad. Demonstration-style class for iPad/iPhone users. Free, register: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Leaf Bowl Drop-in Craft, Thursday, Oct. 13, 1-2:30, Wilton Library. $5 fee payable on arrival. Ages 18 and up, no registration. 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Arduinos for Adults, Thursday, Oct. 13, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Four-session introduction to computer programming and electronics continues Oct. 20, 27, and Nov. 3. Ages 18 and up, $20 fee payable on arrival. Registration required: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Thursday, Oct. 13, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Kristen harnisch will discuss her new novel The California Wife. Q&A and book signing. Books available for purchase. Free, register: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Art Exhibition/Reception, Friday, Oct. 14, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Group exhibition of original works of more than a dozen members of the Connecticut chapter of the National Cartoonists Society. Included: Chance Browne and the late Dick Hodgins of Wilton; Mort, Greg, and Brian Walker of Wilton and more. Many works available for purchase. 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Zumba and Indoor Cycling Fund-raiser, Friday, Oct. 14, 6:30-8 p.m., Riverbrook Regional YMCA, 404 Danbury Road. Presented by Wilton Police Benevolent Association to raise money for the Domestic Violence Crisis Center. Minimum donation: $25/individuals, $35/families. Information: Mary Ann Genuario at mgenuario@riverbrookymca.org.

Shred Day, Saturday, Oct. 15, 9-noon, Bankwell in Wilton, 47 Old Ridgefield Road. Dispose of old disks, credit cards, passports, bills, invoices, checks, statements or other personal papers. Limit: two two-foot square boxes.

AARP Driver Safety Class, Saturday, Oct. 15, 10-2, Wilton Library. Practical techniques on how to adjust to changes in vision, hearing and reaction time associated with aging. No tests. Registration required. Cost: $15/AARP members, $20/non-members, cash or check only. Information: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Pumpkin Carving, Saturday, Oct. 15, 11-12, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Pumpkins are available for purchase on-site from the Kiwanis Club or participants may bring their own to carve and decorate. The historical society will supply carving tools, craft materials, cider and cookies. Suggested for ages 8 and up, this is not a drop-off program. The cost is $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Register by email at info@wiltonhistorical.org or call 203-762-7257.

Ghost Night, Saturday, Saturday, Oct. 15, 6:30-8 p.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to take a candlelight walk through the society’s dimly lit period rooms, and up and down the creaky 18th-Century stairs, ending up in the Burt Barn for scary Halloween stories told in the dark. There will be games, cider and donuts. Costumes are optional. Co-sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. Parents invited to enjoy a glass of hard cider while waiting. Registration required: Members, $15/child, $25/family; non-members, $25/child, $35/family. Reservations: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Where the Wild Things Run, Sunday, Oct. 16, 7:30 a.m., Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. 5K race and kids fun run along nature center trails. Registration at 7:30, fun run at 8:30, 5K at 9. Entry fees: $20/fun run, $35/5K. Registration and information: woodcocknaturecenter.org.

Author Talk, Sunday, Oct. 16, 4-5:30, Wilton Library. Tom Rinaldi discusses The Red Bandanna, an uplifting story that “celebrates the difference one life can make” from the horror of the Twin Towers attack. Q&A and book signing will follow the talk. Free, registration highly recommended: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Getting Kids to Listen, Monday, Oct. 17, 10-11:30 a.m., Wilton Library. Wilton Youth Council presents Susan Bauerfeld in a six-week workshop, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. Parents will learn effective methods of interacting with children through lessons, role-play and practice. Based on the book How to Talk So Kids Will Listen. Free; workbook purchase of $10. Registering for first session includes sign-up for all: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Flu Shot Clinic, Monday, Oct. 17, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. No appointment needed, ages 4 and up. Cost: $42, bring insurance card. High-dose vaccine ($60) available to those over 65. Sponsored by Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County: 203-834-6341, ext. 444.

Area Author Affair, Monday, Oct. 17, 6-7 p.m., Wilton Library. Anatole Konstantin discusses Through the Eyes of an Immigrant, his account of arriving in New York in 1949 and his pursuit of the American dream. Q&A and book signing after. Free, register: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. For post-treatment survivors, presented by the Breast Cancer Survival Center. Free, registration highly encouraged. Questions: call Nina Marino at 203-857-7304 or visit breastcancersurvival.org. Register: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Ridding Ourselves of Invasive Plants, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 7-8:30, Wilton Library. Master gardener Carolynn Sears will lead a discussion on the threat of invasive plant species and what people can do in their own backyards to combat the problem. Free, register: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Pumpkin Carving, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 3:30-4:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Pumpkins are available for purchase on-site from the Kiwanis Club or participants may bring their own to carve and decorate. The historical society will supply carving tools, craft materials, cider and cookies. Suggested for ages 8 and up, this is not a drop-off program. The cost is $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Register by email at info@wiltonhistorical.org or call 203-762-7257.

Night Time Knitters, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Bring a project or borrow needles and yarn. Adults and teens in seventh grade and up. No registration. 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Domestic Violence Crisis Center Fund-raiser, Open House, Thursday, Oct. 20, 9:30-5:30, Open House Gift Shop, 9 Center Street. A percentage of the day’s sales and all proceeds from a raffle will be donated to the crisis center. Light refreshments. Information: 203-762-3868.

Adult Literature Seminar, Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library.  Passion and Politics, Piety and Pathos in Vergil's The Aeneid with Dr. Gerald Weiss. Free, packets at circulation desk. Registration required: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Car Seat Safety, Saturday, Oct. 22, 9-1, Fairfield County Bank, 190 Old Ridgefield Road. Certified child passenger safety technicians will go over car seat safety and proper installation. Co-sponsored by Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. No appointment is necessary, but anyone wishing to reserve a time slot may call 203-200-KIDS.

Stop Hunger Now Event, Saturday, Oct. 22- 9-5, WEPCO Church Complex, 36 New Canaan Road. Volunteers welcome to join in meal-packaging event to feed children in need around the world. Sponsored by Wilton Interfaith Action Committee (Wi-ACT). To sign up:  http://signup.com/go/PgTVhZ.

Innovation Day, Saturday, Oct. 22, 10-2, Wilton Library. DIY activities: solder, knit, make wine, learn home repairs, tie flies, 3-D design, create a terrarium, origami, LED crafts, more. Free, some activities have fees. Food trucks on site. 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Tales to Tails, Saturday, Oct. 22, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children who are independent readers may read to therapy dogs. Free, registration required: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids, Saturday, Oct. 22, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children in grades 4 to 8 may make pumpkin bread and apple butter while learning about Colonial ways of life. Members: $10; non-members $15. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Congressional Debate, Sunday, Oct. 23, 5-6:30, Clune Center at Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road. Democrat incumbent Jim Himes and Republican challenger John Shaban are candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives 4th Congressional District. Presented and moderated by the League of Women Voters.

Art Exhibition and Reception, Monday, Oct. 24, Wilton Library. Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Sarah Ward will show her work that explores the relationship between art and space. Free, registration suggested: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Senior Center Book Discussion, Tuesday, Oct. 25, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Sandy Soson will lead a discussion of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Register: 203-834-6240.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 12:30, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton and the senior center. RSVP: Kay Chann, 203-762-9026.

Organizing 101, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 3-5, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Practical tips on how to get and stay organized. Refreshments. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton and the senior center. RSVP: 203-762-2600.

Halloween Luminaries for Teens, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 4-5 p.m. Teens in grades 7-12 will use ball jars, paint and images from the die cutter. Registration required: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Knee Pain Discussion, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m., Riverbrook Regional YMCA, 404 Danbury Road. Orthopedic surgeon Michael Lynch will discuss treatment for knee pain and knee replacement. Free. Register: 1-866-NHB-WELL.

Exploring Virtual Reality with Google Cardboard, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6-7 p.m. Beginner’s workshop; must have Android 4.1 or higher or iOS 8.0 or higher. Grades 8 through adult. $15 fee for Cardboard device. Registration required: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Adult Literature Seminar, Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library.  Passion and Politics, Piety and Pathos in Vergil's The Aeneid with Dr. Gerald Weiss. Free, packets at circulation desk. Registration required: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Haunted Chamber, Friday, Oct. 28, 2:30-5:30, Wilton Library. The Children’s Library will be filled with slimy touch buckets, creepy obstacles, and scary storytellers. Free, walk-in. Suggested for first grade and up. 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Woodcock Nature Center Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct. 29, 10-3, 56 Deer Run Road. Birds of prey demonstrations, pumpkin painting, grapevine wreath decorating, canoe rides, acorn slingshot craft, scavenger hunt, food, and more. Advance admission: $5/child, $10/adult; day of: $10/child, $15/adult. Rain date is Oct. 30. Register: woodcocknaturecenter.org.

Halloween Crafts, Sunday, Oct. 30, 1-4:30, Wilton Library. Drop-in, no registration. 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Parent Information Series, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 10-11:30, Wilton Library. Psychologist Chris Parrott will discuss The Cyber Child: Effects of Social Media — Neurological, Social and Educational Implications to help parents understand the impact of social media on children. Free, registration strongly encouraged: 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Food Lit Book Group, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 11-noon, Wilton Library. This months’ book is Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books by Cara Nicoletti. Free, registration recommended: 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Money Matters for Middle and High School Students, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 5:30-6:30, Wilton Library. Bank on It! Money How To’s for Middle School Students will cover reasons to keep money in a bank, types of bank accounts, how to withdraw or deposit money, online banking, and preventing identity theft. Money How To’s for High School Students presented from 7 to 8 p.m. Sponsored by People’s United Bank. Registration required: 203-762-6342 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Night Time Knitters, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Bring a project or borrow needles and yarn. Seventh grade to adult. No registration. 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Autumn Poetry, Thursday, Nov. 3, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton will lead a series on William Butler Yeats and his Contemporaries. Poetry packets at front desk. Free, advance registration required: 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.

The Early Years of WWI, Thursday, Nov. 3, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Part One of this two-part series covers A European Perspective. Wilton resident Jean-Pierre Lavielle will address the military operations on the Western Front from August 1914 to the arrival of the Americans in September 1917. Part Two will focus on the American perspective on Nov. 10. Free, registration recommended. 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Nighttime Wonders of the World, Friday, Nov. 4, 6-8:30 p.m., Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. Children in third through sixth grade are invited for a night hike. $20/child. Register: woodcocknaturecenter.org.

Autumn Poetry, Thursday, Nov. 10, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton will lead a series on William Butler Yeats and his Contemporaries. Poetry packets at front desk. Free, advance registration required: 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.

The Early Years of WWI, Thursday, Nov. 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Part Two of this two-part series covers An American Perspective. Judge Michael Shea will recount the story of the Yankee Division, filled with men from all six New England states. Free, registration recommended. 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Night Time Knitters, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Bring a project or borrow needles and yarn. Seventh grade to adult. No registration. 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Autumn Poetry, Thursday, Nov. 17, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton will lead a series on William Butler Yeats and his Contemporaries. Poetry packets at front desk. Free, advance registration required: 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Night Time Knitters, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 6-7:30, Wilton Library. Bring a project or borrow needles and yarn. Seventh grade to adult. No registration. 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Autumn Poetry, Thursday, Dec. 1, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton will lead a series on William Butler Yeats and his Contemporaries. Poetry packets at front desk. Free, advance registration required: 203-762-6334 or wiltonlibrary.org.