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.

Scrolling List of all Future Events

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

Starting Friday, November 27, 2015     9:00am
The annual BVFD Christmas Tree & Wreath Sale

This year's tree sale will take place at Station #1 (719 George Washington Turnpike) due to construction at the Lake Garda Fire Station #4. Come on down and say hello and support our Cadet Program by purchasing your tree from us.
Hours: Weekdays 5p-9p and weekends 9a-9p. Trees: $35.00 and up

Monday, November 30, 2015 Through December 4, 2015, at various times.
Historical Society Wreath Auction

If you are interested in bidding on a wreath, here is what you need to know:
* Photos of the wreaths that will be available to bid on will be posted at http://burlington-history.org/content/wreath.html on November 30th.
* You will be able to submit bids online, in person at the Tavern, or over the phone
* The Tavern will be open at the following times for in-person bids:
** November 30th, from 7-9 p.m.
** December 1st, from 6-8 p.m.
** December 2nd, from 2-4 p.m.
** December 3rd, from 4-6 p.m.
** December 4th, from 2-5 p.m.
* To place a phone bid, call 860-673-6269. Phone bids will be accepted through December 4th
* Winners will be notified on Saturday, December 5th

November 30 - December 19
Giving Tree 2015 Susan B. Anthony Project @ The Library

Pick an ornament off our Giving Tree to learn what you can donate to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault rebuild their lives.

Saturday, December 5     10:00am - 4:00pm
Friends of the Library "Almost New" Holiday Book Sale

Titles have been selected with gift giving in mind. Find the perfect present for the perfect price! Books for ages will be featured. The Holiday Book Sale is sponsored by the Burlington Library Association "Friends of the Library," whose consistent support is needed to supplement the Burlington Public Library’s town tax appropriation.

Saturday, December 5     10:00am - 1:00pm
Whigville Grange Cookie Walk @ Terryville Congregational Church

The Whigville grange will hold a cookie walk at Terryville Congregational Church, Terryville CT on Sat., Dec. 5th, 10 am until 1 pm. Hand dipped chocolates will also be featured, along with a teacup auction. Cookies and chocolates are sold by weight, each customer selects the types and amounts they would like. Dozens of types of goodies will be available. Proceeds benefits the projects of the Whigville Grange, an organization dedicated to community service, with roots in agriculture. Contact Debbie Brown 860-582-9863

Saturday, December 5     Noon - 3:00pm
Burlington Historical Society Holiday Wreath Prize Awards @ The Tavern

Winners of this year's wreath competition will be awarded prizes. Purchases may collect their wreaths.
There will be two $50.00 awards presented.

Saturday, December 12     7:00pm - 11:00pm
Dance to the Music of the Chaparrals @ New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Avenue, Bristol

Benefit for the Church Organ Fund of the Congregational Church of Burlington.
Ticket price $15 per person, includes entry to the Fire Museum and the Greek Museum.
Raffles, Snacks, B.Y.O.B.
Call 860-673-4618 for more information or reservations or click for more information.

Sunday December 13th     8:30am - 11:00am
Girl Scout Pancake Breakfast @ Lake Garda School, 61 Monce Road, Burlington.

Pancakes, craft sale, visit with Santa. Tickets are $7.00 at the door, children under 3 are free.

Sunday, December 20     1:30pm - 3:30pm
2nd Annual Christmas Caroling Tour Leaving From The Congregational Church of Burlington

Join the CCB on a journey filled with Christmas Cheer & Spirit as they board 2 Polar Express buses and sing Christmas Carols to those in our community who can't get around. This is a free event, but Goodwill donations to CCB are appreciated to help defray costs and maybe say thank you to the bus company drivers who are donating their time for this wonderful event! Click for more information.

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 Bell 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 Bell Community Fund is part of the Main Street Community Foundation