Here is what's going on in Shelton. For more of what's going on, click here. Saturday, Oct. 12 Roast beef fundraiser \u2014\u00a0 The First United Methodist Church of Shelton 5-7 p.m. Menu includes roast beef with gravy, potatoes and dessert. Tickets are available at the door. Adults are $15, seniors $13 and children 12 and younger are free. Proceeds from the dinner will support the missions and ministries of the church. Information: 203-929-3537. The church is located on the corner of Long Hill Avenue and Rocky Rest Road. \u2018The Importance of Being Earnest\u2019 \u2014 At Center Stage Theatre, 54 Grove Street, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. through Oct. 19, with 2 p.m. matinees on Oct. 13 and 20, and a 7 p.m. performance on Thursday, Oct. 17. Adults: $25, Students: $10. For tickets call 203-225-6079 or visit www.centerstageshelton.com. Friday, Oct. 18 \u2018The Importance of Being Earnest\u2019 \u2014 At Center Stage Theatre, 54 Grove Street, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. through Oct. 19, with 2 p.m. matinee on Oct. 20, and a 7 p.m. performance on Thursday, Oct. 17. Adults: $25, Students: $10. For tickets call 203-225-6079 or visit www.centerstageshelton.com. SHS soccer team benefit \u2014 Fundraiser, 6-10 p.m. at Downtown Danny O\u2019s on Howe Avenue. Admission includes food and live music by the Straight Jackets. Raffles, door prizes and a cash bar. Purchase tickets at $25 each by contacting Karen Forlenzo at 203-906-7167 (text only) or firstname.lastname@example.org. Saturday, Oct. 19 'Fall Blast!' \u2014 The Shelton High School Marching Gaels Band and Colorguard will host its annual \u201cFall Blast!\u201d field show and competition Saturday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. at Shelton High School. Marching band and colorguard units from the surrounding area will perform at the event. Guests will be entertained by sights and sounds from Jersey Boys, I Spy, The Grinch, Pirates of the Caribbean, Vertigo, Jekyll & Hyde, and the music of composer Howard Hanson. In addition, the Shelton High unit will present its own presentation of Willy Wonka. Gates will open at 5. Tickets will be sold at the gate at $10 per person, and $7 for students and seniors. Public invited to tag sale \u2014 This multi-booth member\u2019s tag sale will be held on the grounds of the Shelton History Center complex, 70 Ripton Road, Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.\u00a0 Shelton Historical Society members may sell wares at no cost by contacting Beth Urso 203-984-4599 or email@example.com. Meet the candidates \u2014 The Shelton Library Board candidates will be at Plumb Memorial Library, 1-2 p.m. Afterwards, there will be a meeting of the Friends of the Shelton Library, 2-3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 Bridgeport Art League \u2014 Artist Christopher Mir will demonstrate a landscape in oil, 11:45 a.m. at\u00a0 St. Paul\u2019s Episcopal Church Parish Center, 25 Church Street. Coffee and dessert served. Free, all welcome. Saturday, Oct. 26 Beer and chicken wings \u2014 The Derby\/Shelton Rotary Club will sponsor a craft beer and chicken wing festival Saturday, Oct. 26 from 1-5 p.m. at the Shelton Riverwalk\u2019s Rotary Pavilion. Hoptoberfest will feature more than 50 craft beers and a chicken wing competition for the Best Wing in the Valley. There also will be live music.\u00a0 The cost is $25 for beer and wings, and $15 for wings only. The wing contest will take place from 1-3 p.m. People must be age 21 or older to attend. Tickets are available at Facebook.com\/SheltonHoptoberfest. Sunday, Oct. 27 Pancake breakfast fundraiser \u2014 Knights of Columbus St. Lawrence Monsignor Joseph Fitzgerald Council #14014 hosts be 8\u201311 a.m. at the St. Lawrence School gymnasium, 505 Shelton Avenue. Cost: $5 per person includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, bacon, orange juice and coffee. A portion of the proceeds will support Msgr. Potter\u2019s missionary work in Brazil. Wednesday, Oct. 30 \u2018Medicare\/Social Security, What You Should Know\u2019 \u2014\u00a0 DiMatteo Group Education Program hosts at the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, 10 Progress Drive, 6-8 p.m. Information, reserve a spot: Debbie at 203-924-4811. Light refreshments will be served. Tuesday, Nov. 19 Medicare vs. Advantage \u2014 Jim Irovando of GPS Financial will speak about the program differences at the meeting of the AARP Chapter 3240 at the Shelton Senior Center, 81 Wheeler Street at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments served and guests invited. Information: Jim Kelly 203-925-1200 or visit www.aarpchapter3240.org. Saturday, Nov. 23 Vendors wanted \u2014for this year\u2019s Festival of Trees and Craft Fair at Wesley Village, 580 Long Hill Avenue. The event is set for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23 and 24, 10-3 p.m. Eight-foot tables are available for $50 per day. Reserve spots: Barbara Quinn at 203-944-8292. Ongoing Prescription medication disposal \u2014 The Greater Valley Abuse Action Council (VSAAC) in collaboration with the area police department have launched an initiative to help residents safely dispose of unused and unneeded medications. A secure drop box for expired and unused prescription medications is in the lobby of the Shelton Police Department, 85 Wheeler Street. Residents may walk in and discard their medication in the secure drop box at anytime, no questions asked. Syringes will not be accepted. Shelton Trails Committee volunteers \u2014 Volunteers are needed to help with trail maintenance second and fourth Saturday of the month. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com. Shelton Jaycees \u2014 Seeks a group of volunteers between 21 and 40 years of age. They are a registered non-profit 501C-4 and they run dozens of community events each year. Members volunteer as much or as little as they like based on their interest in the event. For a more detailed list of Shelton Jaycees events and to learn how to get involved, visit www.sheltonjaycees.org. Sutter-Terlizzi American Legion Post 16 \u2014 Meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Any veteran interested in joining should visit the post at 295 Bridgeport Avenue or call 203-924-9887. More information at legionctpost16.org. Venturing Crew 16 \u2014 Group promotes adventure, outdoor skills, community service, leadership development, as well as basic and advanced life-saving skills. Open to males and females, ages 13 to 21. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 16, 295 Bridgeport Avenue. Information: Russell Shimer at 203-513-2678. MS support \u2014 The Shelton MS support group meets second Monday of the month, 2-3:30, Plumb Library, 65 Wooster Street; 1-800-344-4867; ctfightsMS.org. Gamblers Anonymous \u2014 Meets Saturdays, 7 p.m., 100 Bank Street, Seymour. For more information, call Steve, 203-362-5234. Marine Moms of Connecticut \u2014 Connecticut Marine moms, a support group, meets the last Friday of each month. Destination at Harbor Park Restaurant in Middletown, Friday, 3 p.m. Information: Anna Florczak, 203-922-1068; Yahoo Groups ctmarinemoms. Trap Falls Kennel Club \u2014 Offers AKC Puppy STAR, targeting dogs one year and younger in focusing and obedience; Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Prep Class; Family Manners Class, beginning and intermediate\/advanced. All classes are held in Shelton at Pawz for Wellness. Call 203-450-9485 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Volunteers wanted \u2014 Wesley Village is seeking volunteers who can help play instruments, work in the library, visit patients, give manicures, help play video games, play card or word games, bingo and more. For volunteers 12 and older. Information: 203-944-8292. Compassion for Cats \u2014 The Shelton-based nonprofit volunteer organization that assists homeless, stray and feral cats, is requesting donations to defray expenses for spaying, neutering, vaccinating and feeding needy felines. Send donations to Compassion for Cats, 8 Huntington Street, Suite 182, Shelton, CT 06484. Information: 203-929-7909. Addiction support group \u2014 Are you dealing with an addiction in your life or the life of a family member? Higher Ground Ministry is non-denominational offering help through biblical truths. Weekly meetings are held where one receives support, encouragement and spiritual guidance. Meetings are Mondays, 7:30-9 p.m., Huntington Chapel, 177 Ripton Road, and Fridays, 7-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 178 Leavenworth Road. Information: 203-888-9974; highergroundministry.org. Volunteers needed \u2014 The Interfaith Caring Connections Program facilitated by Jewish Family Service, seeks volunteers to help seniors in the Greater Bridgeport area with medical transportation, grocery shopping, friendly visits and telephone reassurance calls. Donate an hour a week; 203-366-5438, Ext. 219. Al-anon \u2014 Weekly meetings held Wednesdays at the Spooner House, 30 Todd Road, 1 p.m., and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at St. Paul\u2019s Episcopal Church, 25 Church Street. Group supports family members of those effected by drinking. Overeaters anonymous \u2014 Free 12-step program for compulsive eaters, meets Mondays, Fridays, noon-1, St. Paul\u2019s Episcopal Church, 25 Church Street; 203-454-6607. Lions Club \u2014 Shelton Community Lions Club meetings are held the first and third Monday of the month, 7 p.m., Shelton Community Center, 41 Church Street; 203-924-9849; email@example.com. New members and anyone interested in learning about the club is welcome. MOMS Club of Huntington \u2014 International nonprofit support group for stay-at-home mothers; meetings second Wednesday a month, 10 a.m.; 203-922-0152. Sikorsky Retirees Friendship Club \u2014 Meets the second Friday of each month. The meetings are held at St. Joseph\u2019s National Catholic Church, 1300 Stratford Road, in the Lordship section of Stratford. All Sikorsky retirees are invited to join. For more information call Rich at 203-735-2982. Furniture donations sought \u2014 Greater Bridgeport Furniture Warehouse Collaborative seeks donations of gently used furniture for low income, homeless and\/or disabled individuals and families. Organization works with 20 local social service agencies. Pick up may be arranged; donations tax deductible; 203-335-2725. Warehouse hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9-2.