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.)

Thursday, September 8th, 2016     7:00 p.m
Cooking with Herbs and Edible Flowers @ The Historical SocietyTavern

On Thursday, Sept. 8, the Burlington Garden Club will present ´Cooking, Baking and Garnishing with Herbs and Edible Flowers´ with Gini Mita. She'll talk about cooking, baking and garnishing with fresh herbs and edible flowers that are grown in the home garden and give a short introduction to growing culinary herbs finding places in your yard that suitable for herb cultivation; many different ways to use your bountiful harvest deliciously. The presentation will begin at 7 after a business meeting at 6:30. We´ll meet at the Burlington Historical Society (Elton Tavern) 781 George Washington Tpke, Burlington. Guests and new members always welcome!

Saturday, September 10th, 2016     1:30 p.m
Trail Hike @ Sessions Woods

Come to Sessions Woods for a guided trail hike led by Wildlife Division Outreach Program Assistant Kelly Cannon. This trek includes educational mini-lessons on different aspects of Connecticut´s forests, research studies, management practices, ecology, as well as a children´s scavenger hunt! The hike to the beaver marsh and back will be approximately 2-miles roundtrip.

Sunday, September 18th, 2016     11:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.
Tavern Day @ The Elton Tavern on the Green

Tavern Day is over 40 years old! This year brings changes to the events and demonstrations. Check the Historical Society website for details. Children especially welcome.

Sunday, September 18th, 2016     11:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.
The First Annual Burlington Community Fund Scarecrow Contest! @ The Elton Tavern on the Green

Register at the BCF booth at Tavern Day, build your scarecrow, and share a photo on the contest website! Then vote on your favorite in each category! Winners in each category will be declared at the Burlington Land Trust 5k on October 23. Check the Burlington Community Fund for more details as the day approaches.

Sunday, September 25th, 2016     1:00 p.m-4:00 p.m.
Open House @ The Old Center School

The one-room schoolhouse at 724 George Washington Turnpike will be open to the public on the last Sunday of the month during Summer 2016. Visit and learn what school was like for Burlington students ´in the old days´. Ask questions, examine old textbooks, and play historical games. Free of charge to all! Children especially welcome.

Saturday, October 1st, 2016     7pm - 11pm
Dance to Benefit the Church Organ Fund @ The Carousel Museum.

The Congregational Church of Burlington will host a dance to the music of The Chaparrals at the New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Avenue, Bristol. B.Y.O.B. There will be a silent auction, free line dance lesson, wine tasting and sale courtesy of Super Cellars. 10% of wine sales and your donation go to benefit the church organ fund. For reservations and more information, call 860-582-8116.

Saturday, October 8th, 2016     9am - noon
Document Shred Day @ Farmington Bank.

Farmington Bank announced it will a Shred Day at its branch at 253 Spielman Highway, Rte. 4, Burlington. All community members are urged to bring their confidential documents such as old checks, tax forms, financial statements, medical records, legal documents, monthly bills, receipts, credit card statements or other personal materials. All Farmington Bank Shred Days are free of charge, open to the public, and will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 15th, 2016     8:30am - noon
Can, Bottle, Clothing, Toy Collection @ Congregational Church.

The Church will be collecting cans, bottles, clothing, bikes, toys, just about everything in the parking lot in the center of town.

Sunday, October 23th, 2016     11am - 1pm
Land Trust 5k @ Whigville Grange.

The 2016 event will run the same course as last year and will be 100% on blacktop. We will start in Whigville at the Grange Hall. Whigville is scenic, historic and safe. We're hoping for good weather and a great turnout. Check out the website for more details and pictures from previous years.
For more to register or find out more go to http://www.burlington5k.com

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