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

The Burlington Land Trust Winter Walk Schedule:
Click here for the schedule of walks.

Thursday, January 17th, 2018     7:00pm
Garden Club Meeting @ The Elton Tavern

"Update on Insects - good, bad, indifferent" with Katherine Dugas from the CT Agriculture Experiment Station in New Haven. Business meeting at 6:30pm. Free to the public.

Saturday, January 20th, 2018     8:30am - noon
Can & Bottle Drive @ The Congregational Church

All the details are here:

Sunday, January 21th, 2018     12:00pm - 3:00pm
Grand Reopening @ The Library

Join the library staff and the Friends of the Library for the Burlington Public Library's Grand Reopening on Sunday, January 21 from 12:00-3:00 pm! The ribbon cutting will take place at 1:00 pm. There will be guided tours throughout the building along with catered refreshments served. Stay tuned for more details of the exciting event!
Noon to 3:00 pm Library will be Open
1:00 pm Ribbon Cutting with Dignitaries
2:00 pm Craft and Reading of "Gingerbread Surprise!" by local author, Rick Labadia
Music by Lewis S. Mills High School Fine Arts Department
Catered Refreshments by the Bee's Knees
Tours throughout the building
Snow date: January 28.

Monday, January 22nd, 2018     7:30 pm
Annual Town Meeting @ Burlington Town Hall

All the details are here:

Thursday, January 25th, 2018     6:00pm
Bobcats in CT @ Sessions Woods

Join Wildlife Division Biologist Jason Hawley for a presentation on bobcats. Jason will discuss a new research study underway by the CT DEEP Wildlife Division to evaluate the diet, habitat use, and abundance of bobcats in Connecticut. This presentation will be held in the large meeting room of the Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center.

Friday, January 26th, 2018     1:30pm - 6:30pm
Blood Drive @ Town Hall

The Town of Burlington will be hosting a Blood Drive in the Auditorum at Town Hall on January 26, 2018 from 1:30-6:30pm.
For an appointment, please visit redcrossblood.org; call 1-800-733-2767 (Use Sponsor Code: BurlingtonCT) or Click here for the direct link to register.

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018     6:00pm
Stories in the Stars @ Sessions Woods

Join Friends of Sessions Woods Director Josh Peters for a look at the night sky. Josh will interpret the stories behind the constellations, maybe even including a few featuring wildlife! Bring binoculars if you have them or borrow a pair from the Friends of Sessions Woods. Participants should meet in the parking lot of the Sessions Woods Conservation Center.

Thursday, February 15th, 2018     7:00pm
Garden Club Meeting @ The Elton Tavern

February 15: "Thieves, Charlatans and James Bond: The shady history of Ten Plants that give us health and happiness" with Dr. Richard Benfield, a geography professor at CCSU. Business meeting at 6:30pm. Free to the public.

Saturday, February 17th, 2018     
Game Dinner @ Men's Club, Covey Road

Join the Burlington Men's Club for a game dinner. Open to the public.

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018     1:30pm
Childrens Program: Wildlife Tracks and Signs @ Sessions Woods

Wildlife may not be readily seen in winter but with good observational skills, evidence of their presence can be found. The program begins indoors with a lesson on identifying wildlife tracks and then the group travels outside for a short walk to look for animal signs. All children must be accompanied by an adult during the program.

Saturday, March 10th, 2018     
St. Patrick's Day Dinner @ Men's Club, Covey Road

Join the Burlington Men's Club for a St. Patrick's Day Dinner. Open to the public.

Thursday, March 15th, 2018     7:00pm
Garden Club Meeting @ The Elton Tavern

March 15: Hands-on workshop: make your own kokedama (small plants, planted in string wrapped balls of moss). Business meeting at 6:30pm. Free to the public.

Thursday, April 19th, 2018     7:00pm
Garden Club Meeting @ The Elton Tavern

April 10: "Butterflies in my Backyard" with Victor DeMasi, a lepidopterist at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. Business meeting at 6:30pm. Free to the public.

Sunday, April 29th, 2018     1:00pm
Live Birds of Prey @ Sessions Woods

The 2018 Friends of Sessions Woods Annual Meeting will be on Sunday, April 29, 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 "Live Birds of Prey" presented by wildlife rehabilitators from A Place Called Hope, a facility dedicated to returning wild birds to the wild and teaching people how to protect and respect wildlife. All are welcome and the program is free.

Thursday, May 17th, 2018     7:00pm
Garden Club Meeting @ The Elton Tavern

May 10: "Roses - Easy Care Roses for the Home Garden" with Marci Martin the rosarian at Elizabeth Park. Business meeting at 6:30pm. Free to the public.

Sunday, September 16th, 2018     11:00am - 4:00pm
Tavern Day @ The Elton Tavern

Join just about everyone in town at the annual celebration of Burlington's history. Music, food, demonstrations, Punch and Judy show, soldiers from Burlington's loyalist past.

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018     
Artist and Artisan Fair@ Town Hall, Belden Road

Artist and Artisan Faire hosted by the Congregational Church of Burlington at 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

Calendar View - Click on any event for details.

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