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.

College Essay Workshop, Thursday, Sept. 27, 7-8 p.m., Trackside Teen Center, 15 Station Road. Consultant Carolyn Field will discuss common application essay prompts and topics, and share effective essays written by former students. Free, $10 donation to Trackside suggested. Reservations: 203-834-2888.

Wilton's Architecture: An Update to the Historic Resource Survey, Thursday, Sept. 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Architectural historians Stacey Vairo and Lucas Karmazinas will present their findings in studying Wilton’s historic homes, mostly from 1920 to 1940. Reception follows. Free for members, $10/non-members. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Outdoor Movie Night, Friday, Sept. 28, 7:15-9, Merwin Meadows, Lovers Lane. Wilton Parks and Recreation will screen the Disney/Pixar film Coco. Free popcorn while it lasts. Picknicking encouraged; no alcoholic beverages, no pets. Rain location: Cider Mill lower gym.

Shred Day, Saturday, Sept. 29, 9-noon, Bankwell, 47 Old Ridgefield Road. Free shredding of old disks, credit cards, passports, bills, invoices, checks, statements, or other personal papers. Limit: two two-foot-square boxes.

Autumn Hike, Saturday, Sept. 29, 10-11:30 a.m., Woodcock Nature Center, 56 Deer Run Road. All ages welcome to walk with Woodcock educator Sam Nunes and explore connections among plants and animals. Register: woodcocknaturecenter.org.

Colonial Cookery and Customs for Kids, Saturday, Sept. 29, 11-12:30, Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road. Children in grades 4 to 8 may make scalloped tomatoes while learning about Colonial ways of life. Members: $10; non-members $15. Register: info@wiltonhistorical.org or 203-762-7257.

Wilton Kiwanis Oktoberfest, Saturday, Sept. 29, 4-10, Kiwanis Pavilion, Riverbrook Regional YMCA, 404 Danbury Road. German food and beer, music by the Alpine Squeeze oompah band. Bounce house for kids. Rain or shine. Reduced-price advance tickets: WiltonOktoberfest.org.

Ambler Farm Day, Sunday, Sept. 30, noon-4, 257 Hurlbutt Street. Annual celebration includes apple slingshot, hayrides, make-your-own scarecrow, trebuchet, crafts, pumpkin patch, live music, food and drink for sale.

Spiritual, Medical, and Legal Aspects of Aging Talk, Sunday, Sept. 30, 3 p.m., Trackside Teen Center, 15 Station Road. Stay at Home in Wilton presents a roundtable discussion featuring three leaders from the community who will speak on aging and the retirement years. Q&A. Reception will follow. Free. Open to the public.  Reservations recommended: 203-762-2600.

Wilton Candlelight Concert, Sunday, Sept. 30, 4-5:30, Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road. The Emerson String Quartet plays Haydn, Bartók, and Dvořák. A portion of the proceeds benefits Wilton Library. Tickets wiltoncandlelightconcerts.org or 203-762-3401.

Stitch Time for Knitters and Crocheters, Monday, Oct. 1, 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. 1, 2:30-4, Wilton Health Department, 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.

American Legion Post 86 Meet and Greet, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 12:15-2, 112 Old Ridgefield Road. Post members welcome American Legion National Commander Brett Reistad. All veterans, their families and community members are welcome to meet the commander. Informal lunch. RSVP: legionpost86@gmail.com or 203-918-3767.

Autumn Poetry, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10:30-noon, Wilton Library. Judson Scruton will lead a 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.