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.

Birding Walk, Saturday, Oct. 7, 8:30 a.m., Allen’s Meadow, Route 7. Ornithologist Joe Bear will lead a two-hour walk focusing on migrating species. Refreshments and time for questions after the walk. No dogs permitted. Park at the north end of lot; walk begins east of community gardens. Pre-register: conservationevent@wiltonct.org.

Canning 101, Saturday, Oct. 7, 10-1, Millstone Farm, 180 Millstone Road. Learn the basics of canning and preserving and leave with something you made and a handout. Bring tomatoes or apples if desired. $25 at the door, cash or check. RSVP/questions: afarrell@millstonefarm.org.

Fence with Candlewood Fencing Center, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2-3, Wilton Library. Exhibition and workshop for children in second grade and up. Registration required: 203-762-6336 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Music on the Hill Handbell Workshop, Saturday, Oct. 7, 9-1, WEPCO church complex, 48 New Canaan Road. Two-track workshop: beginning ringers (never touched a bell before) and skill-building for experienced ringers. Open to all with some music-reading experience. Cost: $40 (includes lunch). Advance registration required: ellen@musiconthehillCT.org or 204-529-3133.

Semi-Annual Rummage Sale & Bake Sale, Saturday, Oct. 7, 9-2, Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, 470 Danbury Road. Gently used/new fall and winter clothing for men, women and children; shoes, purses, bed linens, curtains, knick-knacks, jewelry, books and more. Home-baked items. Information: 203-762-9890 or zionshillmethodist.org.

Minks to Sinks, Saturday, Oct. 7, 9-5, Tennis Courts on Route 7. Gigantic tag sale with proceeds benefiting Family & Children’s Agency.

Redware Pottery Workshop, Saturday, Oct. 7, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children 6 to 12 years old will make a small “redware” bowl and snack on turkey meatball tagine. Members: $10 per child, maximum $25 per family; Non-members: $15 per child, maximum $35 per family. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.  

Minks to Sinks, Sunday, Oct. 8, noon-4, Tennis Courts on Route 7. Gigantic tag sale with proceeds benefiting Family & Children’s Agency. All merchandise half-price.

Candlelight Concert, Sunday, Oct. 8, 4-5:30, Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. The Juilliard String Quartet performs Haydn, Dvorák, and Bartók in this benefit for Wilton Library. Tickets: 203-7623401 or wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org.

Minks to Sinks, Monday, Oct. 9, 9-11:30, Tennis Courts on Route 7. Gigantic tag sale with proceeds benefiting Family & Children’s Agency. Fill a bag for $7.

Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m., Orem’s Diner, Danbury Road. Stay at Home in Wilton sponsors an opportunity for men to get together. Rides available. Information: 203-762-2600.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 1:30, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Beginners welcome. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton and the senior center. RSVP: 203-762-2600.

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Support Group, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. For post-treatment survivors, presented by Nina Marino, LCSW, and the library. Free, registration highly encouraged. Questions: call Nina Marino at 203-857-7304. Register: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Oct. 11, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. This month’s book is After Rain by William Trevor. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Free Downloads, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 1-2:30, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Melissa Baker demonstrates how to use Wilton Library’s free online learning services Lynda.com and Transparent Language. Bring your own device. Registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2:15-3 p.m., Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Two- through four-year-olds are invited to join Wilton Library in a visit to Ambler Farm for stories related to pumpkins and a nature walk. Children must be accompanied by caregivers and may check books out at the farm with their Wilton Library cards. No fee, but registration required: www.wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-6336.

Author Talk, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. H.W. Brands discusses his latest book, The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War. Q&A follows. Free. Books available for purchase and signing. Registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Autumn Poetry, Thursday, Oct. 12, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. First of a four-part series on Islands in the Autumn Sun with Judson Scruton examining a range of island-centric poems from John Donne’s No Man is an Island to Elizabeth Bishop’s Crusoe in England. Poetry packets at front desk. Free, registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Business Seminar, Thursday, Oct. 12, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. The library and SCORE present Time Management: Client Handling and Management. Speaker is attorney Cliff Ennico. Free, registration required: fairfieldcounty.score.org or 203-831-0065.

Art in Bloom, Friday, Oct. 13, 1-5, Old Town Hall, 69 Ridgefield Road. Wilton Garden Club’s 2017 flower show will feature 28 floral designs inspired by fine art and sculpture, local horticultural specimens, youth designs, and exhibits. Admission: $10 at the door.

Art Exhibition and Reception, Friday, Oct. 13, 6-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Area artists from the G&B Cultural Center will showcase their works. Reception is free and open to the public.

Nighttime Wonders — Observing Owls, Friday, Oct. 13, 6-8 p.m., Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. Children in grades 3-6 are invited for a night hike to learn about owls, join in related activities, play games, and make s’mores by a campfire. Children should wear rubber boots or shoes that can get wet and come with a reusable water bottle. Pre-registration ($30) required: woodcocknaturecenter.org.

Halloween Owl Prowl, Friday, Oct. 13, 7:30-9 p.m., Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Road. Frank Gallo of the Connecticut Audubon Society will give a presentation and lead a walk to attempt to call in screech owls, barred owls and great horned owls. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight.

Art in Bloom, Saturday, Oct. 14, 10-4, Old Town Hall, 69 Ridgefield Road. Wilton Garden Club’s 2017 flower show will feature 28 floral designs inspired by fine art and sculpture, local horticultural specimens, youth designs, and exhibits. Admission: $10 at the door.

Spirits of the Past, Saturday, Oct. 14, 11-noon, Sharp Hill Cemetery, Sharp Hill Road and Route 7. A cemetery walk and re-enactment featuring the Rev. Anne Coffman as Elizabeth Gaylord who lived from 1708 to 1747. Suggested donation: $10. Register: pam@wiltoncongregational.org or 203-762-5591.

Discovery Workshop for Kids, Saturday, Oct. 14, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children ages 6 to 12 will explore the evolution of instruments such as the compass, astrolabe, and sextant and how navigation and exploration were affected. They will make a hat rack displaying Wilton’s longitude and latitude. Snack is spiced pumpkin muffins. Members: $10/child, maximum $25/family; non-members: $15/child, $35/family. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257

Oktoberfest 2017, Saturday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m., Trackside Teen Center, 15 Station Road. German food catered by The Proper Palate; music by Dylan Connor and the Epic Poets. German beer, wine, spirits. 21 and older. Silent auction and raffle. Tickets: $55 at trackside.org or 203-834-2888.

New Perspectives Film Series, Saturday, Oct. 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Wilton Library. The Buddy System documents the partnership between an autistic boy and his golden retriever, Buddy. Suggested donation $5. Q&A with producer Megan Smith-Harris. Registration highly recommended: www.wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-6334.

Where the Wild Things Run, Sunday, Oct. 15, Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. Registration opens 7:30 a.m., kids fun run at 8:30, 5K at 9. Fun run: $20, 5K: $35. Trails run through the property, not stroller friendly. Register: http://bit.ly/2haUtc6.

Children’s Debut Authors, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2-3 p.m., Wilton Library. Kids and families may meet middle-grade (ages 8-12) authors for a panel discussion: Jake Burt, Alyson Gerber, Jodi Kendall, Melissa Roske, and Karina Yan Glaser. Free, drop-in. Books available for signing and purchase.

Flu Shots, Monday, Oct. 16, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. Shots available from Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. Details: 203-834-6341, ext. 444 or http://bit.ly/2yeDee6.

Teaching Children Respect, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10-11:30, Wilton Library. Alicia Farrell, Ph.D. will discuss Civility: Teaching Children Respect, Tolerance and Empathy in a Complicated World. Registration recommended: www.wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-6334.

Stay at Home in Wilton Walking Club, Thursday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m., Merwin Meadows, Lovers Lane. Free. Information: 203-762-2600.

Autumn Poetry, Thursday, Oct. 19, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Second of a four-part series on Islands in the Autumn Sun with Judson Scruton examining a range of island-centric poems from John Donne’s No Man is an Island to Elizabeth Bishop’s Crusoe in England. Poetry packets at front desk. Free, registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Parent Support Group, Monday, Oct. 23, 10-11:30, G&B Cultural Center, 49 New Street. For parents of children with behavioral, emotional and mental health issues. Free, presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Child and Adolescent Network (CAN). Information: Beth at 203-984-0123 or Beth44es@gmail.com or visit namisouthwestct.com.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 12:30, Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Beginners welcome. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton and the senior center. RSVP: 203-762-2600.

Book Discussion, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 3 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Lynne Marino will discuss Dr. Atul Gawande’s book Being Mortal and What Matters Most. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. Reservations recommended: 203-762-2600.

Autumn Poetry, Thursday, Oct. 26, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Third of a four-part series on Islands in the Autumn Sun with Judson Scruton examining a range of island-centric poems from John Donne’s No Man is an Island to Elizabeth Bishop’s Crusoe in England. Poetry packets at front desk. Free, registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Nighttime Wonders — Halloween Special, Friday, Oct. 27, 6-8 p.m., Woodcock Nature Center, Children in grades 3-6 are invited for a night hike, decorate mini pumpkins, and meet the owls up close. Costumes encouraged. Children should wear rubber boots or shoes that can get wet and come with a reusable water bottle. Pre-registration ($30) required: woodcocknaturecenter.org.

Hazardous Waste Collection, Saturday, Oct. 28, 9-1, Miller-Driscoll School parking lot, 217 Wolfpit Road. Accepted will be items that are corrosive, flammable, reactive, or toxic. Proof of residency required. Information: 203-563-0180.

Senior Halloween Party, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road. Costumes optional, bingo. Sponsored by Stay at Home in Wilton. Free, RSVP: 203-762-2600.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2:15-3 p.m., Wilton Library/Ambler Farm. Two- through four-year-olds are invited to join Wilton Library in a visit to Ambler Farm for theme-based stories and a nature walk. Children must be accompanied by caregivers and may check books out at the farm with their Wilton Library cards. No fee, but registration required: www.wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-6336.

Autumn Poetry, Thursday, Nov. 9, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Last of a four-part series on Islands in the Autumn Sun with Judson Scruton examining a range of island-centric poems from John Donne’s No Man is an Island to Elizabeth Bishop’s Crusoe in England. Poetry packets at front desk. Free, registration required: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.