A program on the challenges and practical opportunities in Roxbury's energy future will be held Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. at town hall along Route 67,

The event is co-sponsored by the board of trustees at Minor Memorial Library and the Roxbury Conservation Commission.

Gary L. Steinman of the conservation commission will offer an overview of the energy challenges facing Roxbury.

Jessie Stratton, director of policy for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, will talk about the state's energy strategy, and Robert J. Schmitt, marketing and outreach associate for the Connecticut Energy, Finance and Investment Authority, will outline programs of interest to Roxbury.

Russ Pribanic of the Solarize Roxbury Working Group will present "A Case Study: Solarized Residence."

Steinman will wrap up the program with a discussion on ways to save energy.