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.

Genealogy Talk, Thursday, Oct. 4, 12:30-1:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Certified genealogist Fred Hart Jr. will discuss modern vs. traditional methods of researching genealogy, including using technology, DNA testing and internet “trees.” Light lunch provided. Free to members, $10/non-members. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or call 203-762-7257.

Stuff the Bus, Friday, Oct. 5, 5 p.m., Wilton High School Memorial Stadium, 395 Danbury Road. Household items such as paper goods and soaps and personal items such as toothpaste, shampoo, etc., only will be collected for Wilton’s food pantry. No food items. The bus will be parked from 5 until the end of the game.

Minks to Sinks, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9-5, tennis courts at Route 7 and School Road. Bi-annual mega-tag sale to benefit Family & Children’s Agency. Information: minkstosinks.org.

Semi-Annual Rummage Sale & Bake Sale, Saturday, Oct. 6, 9-2, Zion’s Hill United Methodist Church, 470 Danbury Road. Gently used/new clothing for men, women & children; shoes, purses, bed linens, kitchen items, Christmas items, knick-knacks, jewelry, books and more. Plus, home-baked goodies and other treats. Information: 203-762-9890 or zionshillmethodist.org.

Husking Bee Workshop, Saturday, Oct. 6, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children ages 6-12 will learn about how corn harvesting and husking was a group effort. The children will make a corn-husk wreath and a snack of sweet corn cake. Members: $10/child, $25/family, non-members: $15/child, $35/family. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or call 203-762-7257.

Flu Shots, Sunday, Oct. 7, 9:30 a.m., Our Lady of Fatima Church, 229 Danbury Road. Administered by Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County to anyone age 4 and up. The cost of the vaccine is $50 for the regular dose and $70 for the high dose, which will be available for those age 65 or over, payable by cash, check, or billed to Aetna, Anthem, Connecticare, Fallon, Harvard Pilgrim, Healthy Ct, Multi Plan, Unicare, Wellcare or Medicare Part B. Bring insurance card. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 444.

Minks to Sinks, Sunday, Oct. 7, noon-4, tennis courts at Route 7 and School Road. Bargain day at the biannual mega-tag sale to benefit Family & Children’s Agency. Information: minkstosinks.org.

Minks to Sinks, Monday, Oct. 8, 9-11:30, tennis courts at Route 7 and School Road. Bargain day at the biannual mega-tag sale to benefit Family & Children’s Agency. Information: minkstosinks.org.

Challenging Behavior in Children, Monday, Oct. 8, 5 p.m., Clune Center at Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road. Ross Greene, Ph.D., will discuss how some difficult behaviors in children are the way they communicate their struggle to meet expectations. Free. Registration recommended: RossGreeneWilton.eventbrite.com.

Men’s Breakfast, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 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. 9, 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. 9, 6-8 p.m., Wilton Library. For post-treatment survivors, presented by Nina Marino, LCSW, and the library. Free, registration highly encouraged. Questions: email Nina Marino at Cancersurvival2@aol.com. Register: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Autumn Poetry, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Second of Judson Scruton’s four-part series examining five pairs of poems in the context of William Logan’s new book Dickinson’s Nerves, Frost’s Woods, Poetry in the Shadow of the Past. Free, advance registration required: www.wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-6334.

Wilton Library Readers, Wednesday, Oct. 10, noon-1:30, Wilton Library. This month’s book is Pachinko by Min Jin Lee. Bring lunch; beverages provided. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Ambler Farm Reads, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2:15-3, Ambler Farm, Hurlbutt Street. Children ages 4 to 6 may visit the farm for stories about pumpkins and a nature walk. Children may check out books with their library card. Information: 203-762-3950 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Author Talk, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Novelist Charles Belfoure discusses his book, The Fallen Architect. Free, books available for purchase and signing. Registration highly recommended: 203-762-6334 or www.wiltonlibrary.org.

How to Research Your Historic Home, Thursday, Oct. 11, 12:30-1:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Wilton resident Kelly Morron will discuss how to research a historic building through land records, deeds, maps, photographs, and other reference materials. Nick Foster, collections coordinator for the society, will detail resources available in Wilton Library’s History Room. A light lunch is included. Free for members, $10/non-members. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Medicare Boot Camp, Thursday, Oct. 11, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Learn the details of Medicare enrollment and how to avoid costly mistakes. Bring questions. Brief presentation by Nancy Lombard of Southwest CT Agency on Aging and Lauren Hughes of Wilton Department of Social Services. Free, registration recommended: www.wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-6334.

Innovation Day, Saturday, Oct. 13, 1-5, Wilton Library. Festival of making, creating and demonstrating everything from virtual reality, jewelry making, 3-D printing, henna tattoos and more. Ride a Hovercraft and check out a telescope. Free. Information: www.wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-6334.

Ghost Night, Saturday, Oct. 13, 6-7:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. A spooky evening for kids ages 8-12 includes a candlelit walk through the period homes, scary Halloween stories, games, cider and donuts. Costumes optional. Parents may enjoy hard cider while waiting for children. Admission for members: $15/child, $30/family; non-members: $25/child, $50/family. Reservations required: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Where the Wild Things Run 5K, Sunday, Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m., Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. Kids fun run and 5K for walkers and runners. T-shirts to first 100 registrants. Post-race festivities. $15/fun run, $35/5K. Information: woodcocknaturecenter.org/5k.

Skywatch, Sunday, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m., Slaughter Field, corner of Nod Hill and Piper’s Hill Roads. View the night sky through telescopes lent by members of the John J. McCarthy Observatory in New Milford. Bonfire for s’mores, hot chocolate, hot cider and other refreshments. Bring a blanket to lie on the ground. Presented by the Conservation Commission.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Oct. 15, 1-2:30, Wilton Library. Drop-in program for knitters and crocheters of all abilities. Needles and yarn for novices to try out. No registration.

Flu Shots, Monday, Oct. 15, 3:30-5, Wilton Library. No appointments. Ages 4 and up. Cost of shot is $50, payable by cash, check, or billed to Aetna, Anthem, Connecticare, Fallon, Harvard Pilgrim, Healthy Ct, Multi Plan, Unicare, Wellcare or Medicare Part B. Bring insurance card. Sponsored by Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 444.

How to Pay for College, Monday, Oct. 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Wilton Library. Learn which colleges offer the best financial aid packages, how to avoid mistakes on the FAFSA and CSS profile, how students can receive more free money and fewer loans, why private universities can cost less than a state school, and how families of all income levels may be eligible for financial aid. Presented by Sean Flynn, a financial adviser and certified college planning specialist. Registration required: www.wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-6334.

Flu Shots, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 11-1, Wilton Town Hall, 238 Danbury Road. Administered by Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County to anyone age 4 and up. The cost of the vaccine is $50 for the regular dose and $70 for the high dose, which will be available for those age 65 or over, payable by cash, check, or billed to Aetna, Anthem, Connecticare, Fallon, Harvard Pilgrim, Healthy Ct, Multi Plan, Unicare, Wellcare or Medicare Part B. Bring insurance card. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 444.

Autumn Poetry, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Second of Judson Scruton’s four-part series examining five pairs of poems in the context of William Logan’s new book Dickinson’s Nerves, Frost’s Woods, Poetry in the Shadow of the Past. Free, advance registration required: www.wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-6334.

Miller-Driscoll Carnival, Friday, Oct. 19, 6-9 p.m., Miller-Driscoll School, 217 Wolfpit Road. Rides for all ages, food, and games provided by Marenna Amusements. Unlimited ride bands available each day.

Carve a Pumpkin, Saturday, Oct. 20, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Bring your own pumpkin or purchase one from the Kiwanis pumpkin patch on site. The historical society will supply carving tools, craft materials, cider and cookies. Ages 8 and up. $5/members, $10/non-members. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org.

Miller-Driscoll Carnival, Saturday, Oct. 20, noon-10., Miller-Driscoll School, 217 Wolfpit Road. Rides for all ages, food, and games provided by Marenna Amusements. Unlimited ride bands available each day.

Miller-Driscoll Carnival, Sunday, Oct. 21, noon-5, Miller-Driscoll School, 217 Wolfpit Road. Rides for all ages, food, and games provided by Marenna Amusements. Unlimited ride bands available each day.

Himes-Arora Debate, Sunday, Oct. 21, 4-5:30 p.m., Clune Center at Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road. The League of Women Voters of Connecticut presents a debate between Rep. Jim Himes (D) and candidate Harry Arora (R) for the 4th Congressional District. Free, all welcome.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Oct. 22, 1-2:30, Wilton Library. Drop-in program for knitters and crocheters of all abilities. Needles and yarn for novices to try out. No registration.

Mah Jongg, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 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.

How to Avoid Scams, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 3 p.m., Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Lt. David Hartman of the Wilton Police Department will discuss scams aimed at senior citizens, scam statistics, most recent scams, things to look and listen for to avoid being scammed and what to do if you suspect that you might be the victim of a scam. Refreshments will be served. Free, reservations recommended: 203-762-2600.

Autumn Poetry, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Second of Judson Scruton’s four-part series examining five pairs of poems in the context of William Logan’s new book Dickinson’s Nerves, Frost’s Woods, Poetry in the Shadow of the Past. Free, advance registration required: www.wiltonlibrary.org or 203-762-6334.

Prospective Member and Volunteer Brunch, Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:30-12:30. See how Stay at Home in Wilton is changing the experience of aging. Learn about member benefits and volunteer opportunities. Free, reservations required: 203-762-2600.

Food Truck Festival, Sunday, Oct. 28, 11-5, Miller-Driscoll School, 217 Wolfpit Road. Nearly 20 food trucks will gather for benefit for Trackside Teen Center. Live music all day. Superheroes will visit. Admission: $10/car, food and drink may be purchased at food trucks.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Oct. 29, 1-2:30, Wilton Library. Drop-in program for knitters and crocheters of all abilities. Needles and yarn for novices to try out. No registration.

Flu Shots, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 10-11:30, Wilton Senior Center, 180 School Road. Administered by Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County to anyone age 4 and up. The cost of the vaccine is $50 for the regular dose and $70 for the high dose, which will be available for those age 65 or over, payable by cash, check, or billed to Aetna, Anthem, Connecticare, Fallon, Harvard Pilgrim, Healthy Ct, Multi Plan, Unicare, Wellcare or Medicare Part B. Bring insurance card. Information: 203-834-6341, ext. 444.