At the Canton Senior Center, 40 Dyer Ave., 860-693-5811:

• Reverse Mortgage 101 free session Friday, Oct. 4, 11 a.m.-noon

• New stretch, strength and fitness class, Golden Groove with Robyn, free introductory class, Friday, Oct. 11, 1-2 p.m., register

• Oktoberfest Oct. 25, noon-1:30 p.m., German menu and entertainment, $5, RSVP and pay by Tuesday, Oct. 15

• Getaway Tour Tuesday, Oct. 15, to Naugatuck Valley Railroad and Mystery Destination, $113 per person, register

• VNA Flu Clinic Wednesday, Oct. 16, noon-2 p.m., bring medical insurance card, call VNA at 860-561-3539 for appt.

Roaring Brook Nature Center, 70 Gracey Road, programs/events, 860-693-0263:

• Mushrooms with “Mushroom Marlene” Sunday, Oct. 6, 1 p.m., $7 members/$10 nonmembers, pre-registration required – join Marlene Snecinski of the Connecticut Valley Mycological Society for a talk and stroll along trails of Werner’s Woods

• Fall Family Night Friday, Oct. 11, 6-8 p.m.: guided “Not-So-Dark” Hike from 6-6:30 p.m. and Family Night Hike from 6:45-7:30 p.m. for families with older children, $20 per family of 4/$25 nonmembers family of 4, pre-registration required – crafts, campfire songs, fire pit to enjoy s’mores

• Under the Hunters Moon Night Hike Sunday, Oct. 13, 7-8:45 p.m., dress for weather and bring a flashlight, pre-registration requested, members: $5 each/$18 family of four, nonmembers: $7 each/$25 family of four

• Awesome Autumn & Tree Leaf Scavenger Hunt Monday, Oct. 14, Columbus Day, anytime 10 a.m.-4 p.m., apple cider and cookies provided, free with admission to nature center

North American Black Bears – Black, Brown & Polar Thursday, Oct. 17, 7-8 p.m., with Gary Melnysyn, Granby resident, world traveler and photographer presenting program on difference and similarities of the three North American bear species, members $5 each/$18 family of four, nonmembers $7 each/$25 family of four, pre-registration requested

Collinsville Farmers Market final Sundays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 6. 13 and 20 in the Town Hall parking lot, corner of Rte. 179 and Main Street, music schedule: Oct. 6, Jeff Przech; Oct. 13, Fortune’s Gale; Oct. 20, Krista Johnson Goodrich

Cherry Brook Garden Club meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8, 11 a.m., at the Canton Community Center, 40 Dyer Ave., John Anderson from Aton Forest in Norfolk and volunteer with Ct. Invasive Plant Working Group speaking on “Invasive Plants”

Wolfworks hosting Open Wall Open House for net zero energy home Saturday, Oct. 12,  tours and a talk at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., to register, visit or Wolfworks’ Facebook page – free mid-construction showcase of features that make “Net Zero Energy” possible

Canton Land Trust Flatbread fundraiser Tuesday, Oct. 15, 5-9 p.m., dine in or order to go, share of all pizza sales to the trust; Geological Hike Sunday, Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m., geology of Cherry Brook and surrounding area

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Day Nov. 9, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., no jobs accepted after Oct. 25, only two jobs per household, to reserve a spot on the job list, call Anita Sullivan at 860-352-8048