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

The Community Fund is still collecting and repairing used musical instruments for Region 10 students.
Drop yours off at Burlington Town Hall or Lewis Mills High School.

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

Saturday, February 25th, 2017     1:00 pm
Wildlife Tracks @ Sessions Woods.

Join Master Wildlife Conservationist Ray Hardy for a walk in the woods to look for animal tracks and signs. Wildlife may not be readily seen in winter but with good observational skills, evidence of their presence can be found. Ray will provide tips for identifying wildlife tracks, including looking at the shape, size, and pattern of animal tracks. The approximately 2 mile roundtrip hike will be on unplowed trails. Participants should wear proper footwear and dress for c old weather. Please meet in the exhibit area.
Please pre-register for these programs by calling 860-424- 3011 or email laura.rogers-castro@ct.gov.
Programs are free. An adult must accompany children under 12 years old. No pets allowed!

Saturday, March 4th, 2017     10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Community Chess Tournament @ Mills High School Cafeteria.

The Make A Mark Enrichment Fund is proud to sponsor our annual region-wide, inter-generational chess tournament on March 4th at Lewis S. Mills High School. The single elimination tournament is a fun and exciting opportunity to practice your chess skills and meet new people or see old friends. Players of all ages and skill levels are invited to participate!
- Gift Card Prizes for Level Winners!
- Practice Area for Free-Play and Volunteer Instruction (Bring your own board for Free-Play)
- Light Refreshments Will Be Available for Sale (Provided by LSM National Honor Society)
- Senior Citizens Eat for Free
BRACKET ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE POSTED ON FRIDAY, MARCH 3rd at makeamarkfoundation.org (Additional Entry Forms Can be Downloaded at this site as well. For more information call Dwight Harris @ 860-558-1545)


Thursday, March 9th, 2017     6:30 pm
Garden Club: Galls @ The Elton Tavern.

On Thursday, March 9, the Burlington Garden Club will welcome Peter and Barbara Rzasa who will discuss "Galls of Plants and Trees". Our program begins at 7 p.m. (following a business meeting at 6:30) at the Elton Tavern, 782 George Washington Tpke, Burlington, CT. Guests and new members are welcome!

Saturday, March 11th, 2017     1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
A Year in the Life of the Chickadee @ Sessions Woods.

Join Master Wildlife Conservationist and bird enthusiast Fred Lowman at Sessions Woods for an enlightening program on one of the most beloved songbirds, the black-capped chickadee. Fred will take the audience on a seasonal journey to explore the natural history of the chickadee in Connecticut. He also will offer information on several other chickadee species found throughout the United States.

Sunday, March 26th, 2017     9:30 am
March Mushroom Madness @ Sessions Woods.

Join the Connecticut Valley Mycological Society's (CVMC) Annual Meeting at Sessions Woods for a free program, "Foraging Fantastic Fungi," featuring the brilliant diversity of the remarkable, beautiful, glowing, deadly, and delicious fungi found in Connecticut. The meeting provides an opportunity to talk with others interested in the field of mycology and view some of the resources available to learn more about mushrooms. The CVMC meeting will include a coffee and refreshments period at 9:30 a.m., with the presentation from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Questions and answers will follow the program.
Please pre-register for these programs by calling 860-424- 3011 or email laura.rogers-castro@ct.gov.
Programs are free. An adult must accompany children under 12 years old. No pets allowed!

Thursday, April 13th, 2017     6:30 pm
Garden Club: Make a Terrarium @ The Elton Tavern.

On Thursday, April 13, the Burlington Garden Club will present "Making terrariums and/or planters for sale or enjoyment". Planting material, soil and some containers provided; bring any container you like. Our program begins at 7 p.m. (following a business meeting at 6:30) at the Elton Tavern, 782 George Washington Tpke, Burlington, CT. Guests and new members are welcome!

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017     1:30pm
Community Fund Spring Fling Fundraiser @ K.C. Dubliner Pub and Family Restaurant.

Come to K.C. Dubliner for fun and music. Silent auction. 50/50 Raffle. Music by the Steve Dunn Band. NO cover charge! A percentage of all food profits go to the Burlington Community Fund.

Sunday, April 30th, 2017     12:30 pm
Talons! A Birds of Prey Experience @ Sessions Woods.

The 2017 Friends of Sessions Woods Annual Meeting will be on Sunday, April 30, beginning at 12:30 p.m. with the infamous Dessert Extravaganza Potluck. At 1:00 p.m., there will be a brief, 10-minute business meeting before the featured presentation. This year's program will be "Talons! A Birds of Prey Experience" with Master Falconer Lorrie Schumacher. Lorrie will provide an up-close opportunity for the audience and enlighten attendees about the conservation of these beautiful birds.
Please pre-register for these programs by calling 860-424- 3011 or email laura.rogers-castro@ct.gov.
Programs are free. An adult must accompany children under 12 years old. No pets allowed!

Thursday, May 11th, 2017     6:30 pm
Garden Club: Container Design @ The Elton Tavern.

On Thursday, May 11, the Burlington Garden Club will welcome Karla Daley who will discuss "Creative Container Design". Our program begins at 7 p.m. (following a business meeting at 6:30) at the Elton Tavern, 782 George Washington Tpke, Burlington, CT. Guests and new members are welcome!

Saturday, May 13th, 2017     9:00 am - noon
Garden Club Plant Sale @ Town Hall Parking Lot.



Friday, May 19th, 2017     6:30pm
Library Annual Meeting @ Burlington Public Library.

Join the Burlington Library Association for a brief meeting followed by a social get-together with other members of the community. Open to all.

Memorial Day Weekend, 2017     
Lions Club Carnival @ Route 4.

More information coming.


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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