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.

Annual Ladies’ Soirée, Thursday, Oct. 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Wilton women invited to enjoy food, silent auction, music, and socializing. Tickets: $55. Purchase at wiltonlibrary.org or call 203-762-6321.

Fun with Lynn Lewis, Friday, Oct. 7, 11-noon, Wilton Library. Children ages 2-6 invited to sing and dance. Registration required: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Exploration and Exchange — Celebrating Columbus Day, Saturday, Oct. 8, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Kids will learn about the exchange of ideas and goods around the globe, the evolution of maps, and the spice trade. They will make a globe-shaped paperweight filled with spices, and help make a spice shortcake as a snack. Members: $10/child, $25/family; Non-members: $15/child, $35/family. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Wilton High School Class of 1971 Reunion, Saturday, Oct. 8, 6-10 p.m., Cactus Rose Restaurant & Tequila Bar, 5 River Road, Wilton. Information: wiltonhs1971@gmail.com.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, Oct. 8, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Title to be announced. Registration recommended: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Decorate a Big, White Mug, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2-3:30, Wilton Library. $7 payable on arrival. Registration required: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, 167 Danbury Road. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. 203-762-2600.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 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.

Technology Class, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2-3 or 6:30-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Basic Microsoft Office 2010. Free, registration required: 203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

Free Downloads, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Melissa Baker demonstrates how to download magazines. Bring your own device. Registration:  203-762-3950 or wiltonlibrary.org.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

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.