Tuesday, October 29, 6:30-8 p.m., Charlatans, Thieves And James Bond: The Murky History Of Our Top 10 Plants, Hall Memorial Library, Ellington. Free. Presented by professor and garden tourism expert Dr. Richard Benfield. His talk will provide some fascinating insights into the history of 10 plants that contribute to our daily health, happiness and well-being. Pre-registration is required at www.library.ellington-ct.gov or call the library at 860-870-3160.