Fall Fair at St. James Episcopal Church, 3 Mountain Road, Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., over 25 artisans and vendors, raffle table, baked goods sale, Luncheon Café, mum and pumpkins for sale (860-677-1564)

Nature’s Open House Tour at Winding Trails, 50 Winding Trails Drive, Saturday, Oct. 5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Walton Pond area, tickets $5 in advance at 860-677-8450, $8 day of event – walking tour of 80+ fairy and gnome dwellings set along a ¾-mile stroll through the wooded trail

UConn Health Center programs at 263 Farmington Ave., unless otherwise noted:

• Living Well with Epilepsy: A Support Group for Young Adults Saturday, Oct. 5, noon-1:30 p.m., Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd floor large conference room S3301 (

• Free Hospital Maternity Tours Saturday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m., University Tower lobby, call 1-800-535-6232 to register

• Bladder Cancer Support Group Saturday, Oct. 5, 3 p.m., Onyiuke Dining Room (888-902-BCAN)

• Head and Neck Cancer Support Group Thursday, Oct. 10, 3 p.m., Outpatient Pavilion 3rd floor conference room, RSVP to Marie Ziello, 860-480-7963

• Breastfeeding Class Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6-8 p.m., Onyiuke Dining Room, fee: $25 per couple, call 1-800-535-6232 to register

• Breast Cancer Support Group Thursday, Oct. 17, 7-8 p.m., Onyiuke Dining Room, call 1-800-679-7820 to register

• Infertility Peer Support Group Thursday, Oct. 17, 7-8:30 p.m., Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, 2 Batterson Park Road (860-523-8337)

• Childbirth Preparation Class Saturday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd floor large conference room S3301

• Free Hospital Maternity Tours Saturday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m., University Tower Lobby, call 1-800-535-6232 to register

Hill-Stead Museum events at 35 Mountain Road, 860-677-4787:

• Discovery Day Sunday, Oct. 6, 1-4 p.m., be inspired by collage, free with museum admission

• First Sunday Estate Walk Sunday, Oct. 6, 2 p.m., free with museum membership or admission

• Hill-Stead open Monday, Oct. 14, 1-4 p.m.

• Pumkimpressions! A Special Columbus Day Activity Monday, Oct. 14, 1-3 p.m., tickets $10/$15, register – an afternoon of painting and crafting for ages 6-12, light refreshments included

Farmington Senior Center events, 321 New Britain Ave., Unionville, 860-675-2490:

• Free Hearing Screenings Monday, Oct. 7, 9:30 a.m., call for appt.

• Free Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Screenings Monday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., drop in

• Medicare 2020 Info Session Thursday, Oct. 10, 1 p.m., call to register

• Parkinson’s Support Group Friday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m.

• Low Vision Support Group Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1-2:30 p.m., with Dr. Ingriselli as speaker

• Farmington Community Care Fair Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2 sessions available 2-4 p.m./5-7 p.m., for seniors, caregivers, family members

• AARP Smart Driver Course Friday, Oct. 18, 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m., call to register, $15 AARP members, $20 nonmembers

Farmington Garden Club’s “Everything Is Coming Up Roses” by Bill Cusano, designer, florist, antique store owner, Monday, Oct. 14, at Anthology Senior Living, 1 Bridgewater Road, luncheon at 11:30 a.m., program at 12:30 p.m., reservations required at 860-677-4807, guests $10 – use roses in a unique appealing arrangement

Stanley-Whitman House Progressive Dinner Fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 19, 5:30-11 p.m., RSVP by Friday, Oct. 11 at 860-677-9222, tickets $150 a person – wine and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. at home on High Street, dinner at 7:30 p.m. in a private home, dessert and coffee 9:30-11 p.m. at home on Mountain Road

Farmington Continuing Education in collaboration with Tunxis Community College offering an “Arts & Technology Saturday Program” for students in grades 2-6 at the college, Oct. 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23, registration materials online at or by phone at 860-404-0290