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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Thursday, April 11th, 2019     7:00pm - 9:00pm
Land Trust Annual Meeting @ Whigville Grange

Join us at the Whigville Grange for a program on all things maple with Burlington's own Rob Lamothe. Learn about the history of Burlington's iconic Lamothe's Sugar House and how maple tapping is helping conservation in Connecticut.
The program will follow the BLT Annual Meeting where we'll update our membership on what we've been up to and the exciting things we have planned for the future including The Seven Steps Nature Center.
We will be serving cheese & crackers, dessert, tea, coffee and soft drinks.
Please register at https://www.burlingtonlandtrust.org/annualmeeting

Saturday, April 13th, 2019     6:00am - 11:00am
Fisherman's Breakfast @ Congregational Church

Congregational Church of Burlington Double Header Saturday, April 13th! Can & Bottle Drive AND Annual Fisherman's Breakfast! Breakfast: 6am-11am or until the food runs out! Can & Bottle Drive: 8:30am-Noon

Saturday, April 13th, 2019     8:30am - Noon
Can & Bottle Drive @ Congregational Church

Congregational Church of Burlington Double Header Saturday, April 13th! Can & Bottle Drive AND Annual Fisherman's Breakfast!
Breakfast: 6am-11am or until the food runs out!
Can & Bottle Drive: 8:30am-Noon


Saturday, April 27th, 2019     10:00am - 2:00pm
Drug Take-Back @ Burlington Police Station, behind Town Hall

Keep drugs away from children. Old prescription drugs may be dropped off in a collection box at the police station.

Sunday, April 28th, 2019     10:30am - Noon
3rd Annual Whigville Pride day @ Whigville Grange

The 3rd Annual Whigville Pride Day will start with a brief ceremony at the Whigville Grange at 10:30 AM to honor two families for their efforts in helping to preserve the character of our community. Immediately following the ceremony there will be a community trash pick-up.

Sunday, April 28th, 2019     1:00pm
Venomous Reptiles @ Sessions Woods

The 2019 Friends of Sessions Woods Annual Meeting will be on Sunday, April 28, 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 "Venomous Reptiles" presented by Rainforest Reptiles, the leading animal presenter in the northeastern United States. The program will also include information on the harmful effects of releasing non-native reptiles into the wild. Suitable for all ages and the program is free.

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019     5:00pm - 10:00pm
Lions Club Fair @ Library Lane



Friday, May 3rd, 2019     5:00pm - 10:00pm
Lions Club Fair @ Library Lane



Saturday, May 4th, 2019     3:00pm - 10:00pm
Lions Club Fair @ Library Lane



Saturday, May 4th, 2019     10:00am
5 Mile Hike @ Sessions Woods

Join Friends of Sessions Woods Board of Director Jan Gatzuras for a 5-mile hike at Sessions Woods. This moderately difficult hike passes through pretty woodland forests and the Great Wall, a steep rocky escarpment nearly 70 feet high. Please meet at the kiosk in the Sessions Woods parking lot and wear sturdy hiking shoes. Participants should also bring water and a snack for this approximately 3-hour hike. Registration is not necessary but recommended in case of a cancellation due to severe weather.

Thursday, May 9th, 2019     7:00pm
Garden Club - Critters in the Garden @ The Elton Tavern

Margery Winters presents the wildlife in your garden. Member meeting at 6:30 pm, general meeting at 7:00 pm.
Meetings are free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 11th, 2019     9:00am - Noon
Garden Club - Plant Sale @ Town Hall



Friday, May 17th, 2019     8:30am - Noon
Day of Caring @ Town Hall

Save the date! The annual United Way "Day of Caring" in Burlington will be Friday May 17, 2019 from 8:30am to noon. This volunteer event gives residents of all ages the opportunity to make a visible difference through fix it, clean up, painting, projects, etc... locations chosen this year include the Foote Rd Recreational Park, Hotchkiss Road Falls, Malerbo Recreation, and others TBD. If interested, contact Linne in the First Selectman's office at 860-673-6789 x 1. Also include your t-shirt size.

Saturday, June 1st, 2019     9:00am
Trails Day 5 Mile Hike @ Sessions Woods

Join Friends of Sessions Woods Board of Director Jan Gatzuras for a 5-mile hike at Sessions Woods. This moderately difficult hike passes through pretty woodland forests and the Great Wall, a steep rocky escarpment nearly 70 feet high. Please meet at the kiosk in the Sessions Woods parking lot and wear sturdy hiking shoes. Participants should also bring water and a snack for this approximately 3-hour hike. Registration is not necessary but recommended in case of a cancellation due to severe weather.

Saturday, June 1st, 2019     1:30pm
Trails Day 5 Mile Hike @ Sessions Woods

The afternoon hike at 1:30 p.m. will be co-led by Burlington Land Trust member Karen Geitz and DEEP Wildlife Division Biologist Peter Picone and is an educational wildlife tour exploring both the flora and fauna at Sessions Woods.

Sunday, June 9th, 2019     9:00am - 4:00pm
Bikes and Bites @ Nassahegan Recreational Complex

The New England Mountain Bike Association Northwest CT Chapter, along with the Burlington Community Fund, will present a day of biking through the woods. There will be guided rides at all experience levels, demonstrations by local bike shops, raffle prizes, music and food trucks. Rain or shine. $10 for NEMBA members, $25 for non-members, free if you join or renew membership.

Thursday, June 13th, 2019     7:00pm
Garden Club - Spring Garden Party @ The Elton Tavern

See details at www.burlingtongardenclubct.org. Member meeting at 6:30 pm, general meeting at 7:00 pm.
Meetings are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019     10:00am
Butterflies @ Sessions Woods

DEEP 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. No exceptions please!

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019     6:00pm - 10:00pm
Land Trust 30th Anniversary Dinner @ Chippanee Golf Club

Celebrate the Land Trust's 30th anniversary with dinner, open bar, music & dancing and some truly special people, the board and supporters of the BLT.
There will be a short program as we look back at our history and forward to our future.
Attire: Festive Flannel shirts and jeans.
Tickets are $60 per person with after-expense proceeds going to benefit the BLT.
For information and registration, go to https://www.burlingtonlandtrust.org/anniversarydinner.

Saturday, November 16th, 2019     10:00 am - 3:30pm.
Congregational Church Artists and Artisan Fair @ Burlington Town Hall




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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

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