Welcome to the Burlington Community Fund Calendar

The Burlington Community Fund is pleased to provide this calendar of community events in Burlington, Connecticut
followed by links to community organizations.

If you want YOUR group's activities listed here for the entire Burlington Community to see, send an email to us at burlingtonbell     @     gmail.com

Scrolling List of all Future Events (Refresh your browser to see the latest.)

If this list is blank, it is because no one has notified us about their events! Are YOUR group's events here??

Monday, October 23rd, 2017     7:00pm - 9:00pm
Meet the Candidates @ Lewis Mills Auditorium

Please come meet and listen to Burlington's Democratic and Republican candidates for First Selectman and Board of Selectmen. Moderated by Tom Monahan. Sponsored by the Burlington Public Library.

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017     10:00am
Tree Identification @ Sessions Woods

Join CT DEEP Wildlife Division Natural Resource Educator Laura Rogers-Castro for a hike along the Tree Identification Trail at Sessions Woods. Laura will discuss Connecticut's native trees and their wildlife value. The hike will be approximately 2.5 miles roundtrip. Participants should wear appropriate shoes for hiking on a woodland trail and bring water as needed. The program will begin at the flagpole in front of the Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center.

Friday, October 27th, 2017     6:15pm - 6:45pm
Outdoor Fire Show & Supper @ Imagine Nation Museum, 1 Pleasant St, Bristol

Join us for an outdoor fire show by Matica Circus! Admission: $2/per person The Matica Circus duo weave together circus skill, thrill and dance with the elegant manipulation of flame. Featuring fire spinning, fire jump rope, fire hula hoop, extreme unicycling, and more Not a show to miss. Appropriate for all ages Museum Studios will close at 5:15pm, so join us for dinner before the Fire Show! Slice of pizza and a drink for only $2, from 5:15-6pm.

Sunday, October 29th, 2017     10:00am -
Burlington 5k Run/Walk @ The Grange in Whigville

The 8th Annual Burlington 5K Run/Walk (Whigville Edition) will be run on Sunday, October 29th 2017 at 10 am. The race starts and ends at the Whigville Grange. Family (up to 4) = $50 / Individual = $25 / Student = $15. Free t-shirts for the first 100 sign-ups. Prizes for the best costume! For more information and to register click here. All proceeds go to benefit the Burlington Community Fund.
This year the Burlington 5k Run/Walk is combined with the 2nd Annual Whigville Harvest Fest. Taking place during the height of the fall season and the foliage, there will be fun for the entire family after the 5K race, such as a kids' Halloween parade, games and activities, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, tractors on display, baked goods, local produce, a silent auction, and more.

Sunday, October 29th, 2017     2:30pm -
A True Crow Story @ Sessions Woods

Join children's book authors Fred and Cheryl Lowman for an introduction to crows and their newly released nonfiction book, An Inky Summer. Fred is a CT DEEP Master Wildlife Conservationist and enjoyed a summer with a friendly American crow when he was a boy growing up in eastern Connecticut. An Inky Summer recounts Fred's days with this crafty and intelligent corvid who upset neighbors with his antics. Just how smart are crows? Come to the program at Sessions Woods and find out!

Sunday, October 29th, 2017     10:00am - 2:00pm
2nd Annual Whigville Harvest Fest. @ The Grange in Whigville

This year the Burlington 5k Run/Walk is combined with the 2nd Annual Whigville Harvest Fest. Taking place during the height of the fall season and the foliage, there will be fun for the entire family after the 5K race, such as a kids' Halloween parade, games and activities, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, tractors on display, baked goods, local produce, a silent auction, and more.

Saturday, November 4th, 2017     10:00am - 4:30pm
Artist and Artisan Faire @ Burlington Town Hall.
Artist and Artisan Faire hosted by the Congregational Church of Burlington at The Burlington Town Hall. 20 Artists and Artisans will exhibit and sell their wares from 10am-4:30pm. Food for purchase. The Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts will each have a table as well. Contact: Ann Jurkiewicz 860-810-3938

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017     6:00am - 8:00pm
VOTE! @ Burlington Town Hall.
Exercise your right to determine who will run the town.

Saturday, November 11th, 2017     1:30pm
Turkey Tales @ Sessions Woods
Families are welcome to join CT DEEP Wildlife Division Natural Resource Educator Laura Rogers-Castro during this holiday season for an informative program on wild turkeys! Laura will tell the story of the return of wild turkeys to Connecticut and talk about the life history of one of the largest birds found in our state. Children are welcome to create a turkey feather craft following the program. This program is suitable for families with children over 5 years old.

Saturday, November 18th, 2017     8:00am
Family Volunteer Day @ Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center
Join Imagine Nation to volunteer as a family and support your community! This year, we need your help to create 450 Thanksgiving place mats for patients at Bristol Hospital, nursing homes, and shelters in the community. After completing the place mats, families are invited to join us for a complimentary breakfast sponsored by Panera Bread of Bristol, and complimentary museum admission from 10:00am to 5:00pm!

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017     4:00pm
Children's Program: Black Bears @ Sessions Woods
Join certified Master Wildlife Conservationist Katerina Hutchins for an interactive after-school program featuring black bears. Learn about one of the largest and most interesting mammals that call Connecticut home. This program is geared to children 5 years and older. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


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Get your organization´s events on this calendar by contacting the Burlington Community Fund at burlingtonbell -at- gmail.com

List of Burlington, Connecticut Community Organizations

The Arts Project

Burlington Bell Community Fund

Burlington Chamber of Commerce

Burlington Congregational Church

Burlington Garden Club

Burlington Historical Society

Burlington Land Trust

Burlington Lions Club

Burlington Volunteer Fire Department

Farmington River Watershed Association

Friends of the Burlington Public Library

Make-A-Mark Region 10 Enrichment Fund

Region 10

  Lewis Mills Marching Band

Whigville Grange

The Burlington Community Fund is a growing endowed fund meant to provide a permanent source of funding for charitable projects and programs that will enhance the quality of life for Burlington residents.

The Burlington Community Fund is part of the Main Street Community Foundation