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??

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017     10:00am
Reptiles of Connecticut @ Sessions Woods

Join Master Wildlife Conservationist Paul Benjunas for an educational talk at Sessions Woods, highlighting Connecticut's native reptiles. Learn more about our scaly residents through Paul's tales and adventures photographing these often misunderstood animals. Please note that this presentation will feature live reptiles and is for all ages. Participants should meet in the large presentation room at the Sessions Woods Conservation 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     10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Whigville Grange Fair @ Grange Hall in Whigville

Want to Show Off Your Home Grown Veggies and Flowers?
Do you like homemade jam, pickles?
Homemade baked goods too !
Anyone can enter. No entry fee. Kids can enter too!
Enter or just come and see your neighbors .
At Grange Hall, S. Main St Burlington (Whigville)
Free parking and admission, entertainment, food, teacup auction, (Craft vendors welcome Call or E-Mail)
For more info contact Debbie@860-582 9863 or E-Mail at: b_gary@sbcglobal.net

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

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017     7:00pm - 8:30pm
A Special Forum on Open Space and Farmland Conservation @ The Grange in Whigville

Join the Burlington Land Trust and the Whigville Preservation Group for an informative panel discussion including a Q&A on the various State and local programs designed to support our preservation and conservation efforts. We'll also give updates on what we've been doing to advance conservation in Whigville and beyond.
The panelists include:
Elizabeth Moore, CT Farmland Trust
Amy Paterson, CT Conservation Council
State Rep. John Piscopo
Ted Shafer, First Selectman
Paul Rochford, BLT

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.

Sunday, October 29th, 2017     10:00am
Burlington 5k Run/Walk @ The Grange in Whigville

The 8th Annual Burlington 5K Run/Walk (Whigville Edition) will be run on Sunday, October 29th 2017 at 10 am. The race starts and ends at the Whigville Grange. Family (up to 4) = $50 / Individual = $25 / Student = $15. Free t-shirts for the first 100 sign-ups. Prizes for the best costume! For more information and to register click here. All proceeds go to benefit the Burlington Community Fund.

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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