1. Tomorrow is the second presidential debate, which many people think will swing the election one way or the other. Patch is having a debate viewing party at the Lime Bar in Avon, starting at 8 p.m., so join us if you can.
2. Did you know that First Church of Christ Congregational — a landmark in the center — is actually older than the town itself? The church is launching its 300th anniversary year with a series of events, including a food drive.
3. Have you gotten your flu shot yet? If not, you can join ProHealth Physicians at NBC Connecticut Studios today from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a free flu clinic and health fair. Yes, that's right, free flu shots for those 18 and older. You can even get a tour of the studios.
4. It's Cooks & Books at the West Hartford library at 6:30 p.m., this time featuring Bill Rizzuto, owner of Rizzuto's. It's a chance to hear top area chefs talk about their favorite cookbooks.
5. Quote: To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. - Anatole France