Calendar: Workshops and programs for kids around Fairfield County

Nathaniel and Charles Dey of Wilton watch Firefighter Story Time. The Wilton Library's next Firefirght Story Time will be on Oct. 27 at 10 a.m.

Nathaniel and Charles Dey of Wilton watch Firefighter Story Time. The Wilton Library’s next Firefirght Story Time will be on Oct. 27 at 10 a.m.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic please contact the venue to ensure the event hasn’t been cancelled.

Girl Scout Emily Johnson’s Virtual Book Club, Oct. 3, 1-2 p.m. Open to students entering grades 4-7. Registration/Info: aszabo@wiltonlibrary.org, www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Mother Goose on the Loose, Thursdays, through Nov. 5, 11-11:30 a.m. Story time with music, puppets, picture books and nursery rhymes for children ages 6 months to 2-years old. Registration required. Registration/Info: www.wiltonlibrary.org.

FrightVision’s Carve-Con 2020, every Friday in October, at 7:30 p.m., will feature a different set of Halloween-related activities. Free. Info: www.frightvisionbooks.com.

Ready Readers Live, Oct. 5, 19 & 26, 4:15-4:45 p.m. Story time for children ages 4-6. Registration required. Info/Registration: www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Virtual Chess Club, Oct. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Kids in kindergarten through high school learn new strategies and then pair up using Chess.com to practice playing. Registration required. Registration/Info: www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Zooming Toddler Story Time, Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Toddlers ages 1-3 years listen to stories, sing songs, learn rhymes, and movement activities, while building literacy skills. Registration required. Info/Registration: www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Police Officer Story Time Live, Oct. 8, 10-10:30 a.m. Children ages 4 and up are invited to join Wilton Police Officers for an interactive story time on Zoom. Registration required. Info: www.wiltonlibrary.org; 203-762-3950.

Art for Middle School Students, Fridays, Oct. 9-Nov. 20, 4:30-5:45 p.m., Rowayton Arts Center (RAC), 145 Rowayton Ave., Norwalk. Cost: $220. Info: https://rowaytonarts.org/education/, rowaytonarts.org.

Draw Some Monsters, Oct. 24, 2-3 p.m. Kids in grades 3-5 participate in drawing some classic monsters. Registration required. Info: www.wiltonlibrary.org to register.

Firefighter Story Time Live, Oct. 27, 10-10:30 a.m. Children ages 4 and up are invited to join Wilton Firefighters for an interactive story time on Zoom. Registration required. Info: www.wiltonlibrary.org.

Wilton Reads: Jazzy Art Contest for Teens, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., through Oct. 31. Students in grades 7-12 design a mock book jacket or vinyl album cover depicting a jazz scene anywhere from the 1920s to the present or a famous jazz artist. Submissions accepted in Wilton Library’s Lobby, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 28 or 31. Info: www.wiltonlibrary.org, 203-762-6343.