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

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Sunday, June 25th, 2017     1:00pm - 4:00pm
Open House at the One-Room Schoolhouse @ Behind Farmington Bank

Come visit Burlington's historic one-room schoolhouse, which served students in grades 1-8 for 150 years. Take a seat at a desk, try out some lessons, and enjoy toys and games from long ago. Explore the historic furnishings and photographs and chat with a Burlington Historical Society volunteer about childhood, education, and life in this small town in the 1800s and early 1900s. More information at the Historical Society Web Site

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017     10:00am
Butterfly Walk and Talk @ Sessions Woods

Back by popular demand, Wildlife Division Natural Resource Educator Laura Rogers-Castro will provide participants with a lesson on the basics to butterfly identification, including tips on distinguishing the various butterfly families. Following a brief indoor program, Laura will guide the group on a walk to identify the local butterfly fauna at Sessions Woods. Meet in the classroom located in the exhibit room of the Education Center. Inclement weather cancels. (Butterflies are most active on sunny days!) This program is appropriate for ages 8 years and older.

Saturday, July 22th, 2017 [Raindate July 29]     7:30am
Bird Walk @ Sessions Woods

Join Burlington birder Laura Spitz for a walk along the trails at Sessions Woods. Laura will provide insight on easy ways to identify birds as the group visits many habitat types throughout the wildlife management area. Please bring binoculars and meet at the flagpole in front of the Education Center.

Sunday, July 30th, 2017     1:00pm - 4:00pm
Open House at the One-Room Schoolhouse @ Behind Farmington Bank

Come visit Burlington's historic one-room schoolhouse, which served students in grades 1-8 for 150 years. Take a seat at a desk, try out some lessons, and enjoy toys and games from long ago. Explore the historic furnishings and photographs and chat with a Burlington Historical Society volunteer about childhood, education, and life in this small town in the 1800s and early 1900s. More information at the Historical Society Web Site

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017     10:00am - Noon
Animals that Scurry Among Us @ Sessions Woods

Join Master Wildlife Conservationist Katerina Hutchins for a 2-mile educational hike at Sessions Woods, spotlighting rodents of the forest. This walk and talk about rodents includes fun facts about woodchucks, beavers, squirrels, chipmunks, and more! Participants will discover more about our local rodent residents. The program is geared toward families with children ages 5 years and older. Please meet at the flagpole in front of the Education Center.

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017     10:30am - Noon
Magnificent Monarchs @ Sessions Woods

Master Wildlife Conservationist and Monarch enthusiast Eric Rahn will introduce the audience to the magnificent monarch butterfly. Eric will talk about his efforts to rear monarchs for release and their incredible migration story. Following the indoor portion, he will lead participants to a milkweed patch to discuss where the monarch journey begins. Meet in the lobby of the Conservation Education Center.

Saturday, August 26th, 2017     7:00 am
The Tunxis Trail Ultramarathon @ Tunxis Trail.

Burlington Land Trust will host the inaugural Tunxis Trail Ultramarathon on August 26th. The 32-mile course will take runners past some of the most stunning natural landmarks in all of southern New England - The Great Wall, Mile of Ledges, Tory's Den, Johnnycake Mountain, Perry's Lookout, Devil's Kitchen, and much more.
Organizers are calling the Tunxis Ultra "the most technical ultra in Connecticut!" Runners will also have the option of an 18-mile Fun Run.
For more information go to http://tunxisultra.wordpress.com
To register go to www.burlingtonlandtrust.org

Sunday, August 27th, 2017     1:00pm - 4:00pm
Open House at the One-Room Schoolhouse @ Behind Farmington Bank

Come visit Burlington's historic one-room schoolhouse, which served students in grades 1-8 for 150 years. Take a seat at a desk, try out some lessons, and enjoy toys and games from long ago. Explore the historic furnishings and photographs and chat with a Burlington Historical Society volunteer about childhood, education, and life in this small town in the 1800s and early 1900s. More information at the Historical Society Web Site

Sunday, September 17th, 2017     11:00am - 4:00pm
Tavern Day @ The Elton Tavern

Join the Historical Society for a celebration of colonial life. More details will be available at the Historical Society Web Site.


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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