Monday, Oct. 22
Reception for Weir Farm Artist-in-Residence Roxanne Faber Savage: 7:30 p.m. October brings Roxanne Faber Savage to the Weir Farm artist-in-residence program. A multidisciplinary artist, Savage relies on printmaking as her primary art form. Co-sponsored by Weir Farm Art Center and Weir Farm National Historic Site and presented by Wilton Library. Registration suggested. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Wilton Board of Selectmen: 7:30 p.m. The Board of Selectmen hold its regular meeting. Wilton Town Hall, 238 Danbury Road.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
Senior Center Book Discussion of ”And Furthermore”: 11 a.m. to noon. Maureen Canary will lead a discussion of “And Furthermore” by Dame Judi Dench. Group meets fourth Tuesday of each month through May, excluding December. Call the Senior Center for details and to register at 834-6240. Comstock Community Center, 180 School Road.
Internet Safety Seminar at Wilton Library: 7 to 8:30 p.m. In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Wilton Domestic Violence Task Force and the Wilton Teen PeaceWorks team with the Wilton Library to sponsor an Internet Safety Seminar. With the rapid growth of all forms of electronic communication, protecting children and seniors from on-line threats is more important than ever. Speakers are: Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo; Rich Ross, School Resource Officer, Wilton Police Department; and Matt Hepfer, Director, Wilton Technology Department. Registration suggested. Wilton Library 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Wednesday, Oct. 24
Wilton Library English as a Second Language Class: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Twice-weekly ESL classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 12, given by Westport Continuing Education. (There are no classes on Nov. 21.) Testing and registration required. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Thursday, Oct. 25
Children’s Advanced Chess Class at Wilton Library: 5 to 6 p.m. Children in grades 1 to 7 will get beginner chess instruction from Christopher Potts, an instructor, tournament player and US Chess Federation certified tournament director. Advanced players will review the basics; learn more advanced strategy and tactics; learn optimal opening and endgame play; and gain an appreciation for the vital importance of making and carrying out sound plans. Time will be provided for students to play games and put the classroom lessons into practice. Program fee is $80 per student for all eight meetings. In-person registration is required, payment due at time of registration. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.
Friday, Oct. 26
The Haunted Library: 7 to 9 p.m. Do you dare take a walk through the haunted library? Children ages 6 to 10 are invited to drop in any time to join in the spooky, spine-tingling after-hours library experience. Ghoulish snacks will be served and ghostly games will be played. Entry is $5 per child at the door. Sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund. Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road.