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.)

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017     7:30 pm
Advanced Financial Strategies Workshop @ The Library

This informational workshop will be presented by the Society for Financial Awareness, members Kathryn Dennen and Chad Burroughs. Topics covered will be exploring how to establish retirement goals, estimating retirement income, and tax advantaged savings vehicles along with investment considerations. A brief overview of common threats to investments, including taxes and market volatility, along with an explanation regarding provisional income tax will be included.   Registration required. You may register in person, online at www.burlingtonctlibrary.info or by calling 860.673.3331.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017     7:30 pm
Annual Town Meeting @ Town Hall



Saturday, January 28th, 2017     1:00 pm
Children's Program: Wildlife Stories @ Sessions Woods.

Learn about the return of the wild turkey to Connecticut. Discover fun facts about fisher. Find out what bears do in winter. Make a wildlife track to take home. All this and more during a hands-on presentation for children and their caregivers with Wildlife Division Natural Resources Educator Laura Rogers-Castro. Enjoy a complimentary mug of hot chocolate, too!
Please pre-register for these programs by calling 860-424- 3011 or email laura.rogers-castro@ct.gov.
Programs are free. An adult must accompany children under 12 years old. No pets allowed!

Thursday, February 9th, 2017     6:30 pm
Garden Club: Pruning @ The Elton Tavern.

On Thursday, February 9, the Burlington Garden Club will welcome Cathy Beauregard who will Discuss "Taking the Mystery out of Pruning". Cathy, an alumna of The New York Botanical Garden's School of Professional Horticulture is a landscape designer, garden lecturer, adjunct teacher and horticultural therapy consultant. Our program begins at 7 p.m. (following a business meeting at 6:30) at the Elton Tavern, 782 George Washington Tpke, Burlington, CT. Guests and new members are welcome!

Monday, February 13th, 2017     7:00 pm
Land Trust Snowshoe Ramble @ Stone Road.

All are invited to enjoy a night under the stars with the Burlington Land Trust. Explore Nassahegon Forest starting on Stone Road about 0.4 miles from George Washington Tpke. See more about the Land Trust by clicking here.

Saturday, February 25th, 2017     1:00 pm
Wildlife Tracks @ Sessions Woods.

Join Master Wildlife Conservationist Ray Hardy for a walk in the woods to look for animal tracks and signs. Wildlife may not be readily seen in winter but with good observational skills, evidence of their presence can be found. Ray will provide tips for identifying wildlife tracks, including looking at the shape, size, and pattern of animal tracks. The approximately 2 mile roundtrip hike will be on unplowed trails. Participants should wear proper footwear and dress for c old weather. Please meet in the exhibit area.
Please pre-register for these programs by calling 860-424- 3011 or email laura.rogers-castro@ct.gov.
Programs are free. An adult must accompany children under 12 years old. No pets allowed!

Saturday, March 4th, 2017     10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Community Chess Tournament @ Mills High School.

All are invited to Make-A-Mark's annual Community Chess Tournament and fundraiser. Snow date is March 11, 2017.

Thursday, March 9th, 2017     6:30 pm
Garden Club: Galls @ The Elton Tavern.

On Thursday, March 9, the Burlington Garden Club will welcome Peter and Barbara Rzasa who will discuss "Galls of Plants and Trees". Our program begins at 7 p.m. (following a business meeting at 6:30) at the Elton Tavern, 782 George Washington Tpke, Burlington, CT. Guests and new members are welcome!

Sunday, March 26th, 2017     9:30 am
March Mushroom Madness @ Sessions Woods.

Join the Connecticut Valley Mycological Society's (CVMC) Annual Meeting at Sessions Woods for a free program, "Foraging Fantastic Fungi," featuring the brilliant diversity of the remarkable, beautiful, glowing, deadly, and delicious fungi found in Connecticut. The meeting provides an opportunity to talk with others interested in the field of mycology and view some of the resources available to learn more about mushrooms. The CVMC meeting will include a coffee and refreshments period at 9:30 a.m., with the presentation from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Questions and answers will follow the program.
Please pre-register for these programs by calling 860-424- 3011 or email laura.rogers-castro@ct.gov.
Programs are free. An adult must accompany children under 12 years old. No pets allowed!

Thursday, April 13th, 2017     6:30 pm
Garden Club: Make a Terrarium @ The Elton Tavern.

On Thursday, April 13, the Burlington Garden Club will present "Making terrariums and/or planters for sale or enjoyment". Planting material, soil and some containers provided; bring any container you like. Our program begins at 7 p.m. (following a business meeting at 6:30) at the Elton Tavern, 782 George Washington Tpke, Burlington, CT. Guests and new members are welcome!

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017     1:30pm
Spring Fling Fundraiser @ K.C. Dubliner Pub and Family Restaurant.

Come to K.C. Dubliner for fun and music. Silent auction. Music by the Sasquatch Rescue Unit. A percentage of all food profits go to the Burlington Community Fund.

Sunday, April 30th, 2017     12:30 pm
Talons! A Birds of Prey Experience @ Sessions Woods.

The 2017 Friends of Sessions Woods Annual Meeting will be on Sunday, April 30, 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 "Talons! A Birds of Prey Experience" with Master Falconer Lorrie Schumacher. Lorrie will provide an up-close opportunity for the audience and enlighten attendees about the conservation of these beautiful birds.
Please pre-register for these programs by calling 860-424- 3011 or email laura.rogers-castro@ct.gov.
Programs are free. An adult must accompany children under 12 years old. No pets allowed!

Thursday, May 11th, 2017     6:30 pm
Garden Club: Container Design @ The Elton Tavern.

On Thursday, May 11, the Burlington Garden Club will will welcome Karla Daley who will discuss "Creative Container Design". Our program begins at 7 p.m. (following a business meeting at 6:30) at the Elton Tavern, 782 George Washington Tpke, Burlington, CT. Guests and new members are welcome!

Saturday, May 13th, 2017     9:00 am - noon
Garden Club Plant Sale @ Town Hall Parking Lot.



Friday, May 19th, 2017     6:30pm
Library Annual Meeting @ Burlington Public Library.

Join the Burlington Library Association for a brief meeting followed by a social get-together with other members of the community. Open to all.


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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