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

February 6, 2016 (Saturday)     1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
´Congress on Your Corner´ - Elizabeth Esty @ Burlington Library

Join Elizabeth Esty at the Burlington Public Library to talk about what´s going on in Congress or any problems you´re having with a federal issue. As always, please don´t hesitate to contact Elizabeth Esty by e-mail or at 860-223-8412. You can also find updates on her Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.

February 11, 2016 (Thursday)     7:00 p.m.
The Burlington Garden Club - Gardening on Raised Beds by Linda Graham of Renaissance Farm

The Burlington Garden Club will meet on Thursday, Feb 10 and enjoy a talk by Linda Graham of Renaissance Farm. Linda will talk about growing vegetables in raised beds. Linda is a master gardener who attended UConn school of Agriculture and focused on the expansion of Farmers´ Markets. The program will begin at 7 p.m. following a business meeting at 6:30. We´ll be meeting at the Burlington Public Library on Library Lane. Guests and new members are welcome!

February 16, 2016 (Tuesday)     10:00 a.m.
Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center Winter Public Program Series - Children´s Program: Wildlife Tracks & Sign

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. Attendees can make a wildlife track to take home. All children must be accompanied by an adult during the program.

February 20, 2016 (Sunday)     7:00 p.m.
Burlington Land Trust - Full Moon Snowshoe Ramble in Nassahegon Forest

Starts on Stone Road about 0.4 miles south of George Washington Tpke. Join us for our fifth annual moonlit snowshoe ramble in the Nassahegon. It's about a two mile loop so participants should be in reasonable shape and in good health. We recommend wearing a head lamp. Who knows, we may even have some snow by then!
Weather date will be Monday February 22nd. Click here for details and to register.

February 27, 2016 (Saturday)     1:30 p.m
Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center Winter Public Program Series - Bald Eagles

Learn about bald eagles with Brian Hess of the CT DEEP Wildlife Division. Brian will talk about eagles that winter and nest in Connecticut. He also will provide insight on the history of eagles in Connecticut; how to identify juvenile and adult eagles; and additional fun facts!

Saturday March 5th, 2016     10:00am - 3:00pm
Community Chess Tournament sponsored by The Make-A-Mark Enrichment Fund.

Competition will be held at Lewis Mills Cafeteria. Entrance fee is $3.00.
Gift Card Prizes for Level Winners!
Practice Area for Free-Play and Volunteer Instruction (Bring your own board for Free-Play)
Light Refreshments Will Be Available for Sale (Provided by LSM National Honor Society)
Senior Citizens Eat for Free
(Additional Entry Forms Can be Downloaded at this site as well. For more information call Dwight Harris @ 860-558-1545)
Snow date March 12th.

Saturday April 2nd, 2016     5:00pm - 11:00pm
Burlington Community Fund Fundraiser @ K.C. Dubliner

Support the organization that supports the town. From 5:00pm until closing K. C. Dubliner will donate 10% of their proceeds to the Burlington Community Fund. There will be live music, teacup auctions, and a 50-50 raffle. There will be a small cover charge after 7:00pm to pay for the band.

Sunday April 17th, 2016     TBA
Burlington Land Trust - Hike the new Ventres Property.

Take a hike with the Trust on the newly purchased Ventres Property on Taine Mountain. Details will be available on the Land Trust Web site. Read more about the Ventres property by clicking here.

Saturday April 30th, 2016     8:30am - 2:00pm
Project Graduation Tag Sale and Bottle Drive @ The Harwinton Fairgrounds

Donate Tag Sale Items - Drop off items on Thurs. April 28 or Fri. April 29 between 5pm-8pm
PLEASE No clothes, no encyclopedias, no paint, No gasoline, no computers, no televisions
Donate Cans & Bottles - Drop off Thursday, Friday April 28, April 29 between 5pm-8pm OR Saturday April 30 8am-2-pm at the Fairgrounds
Have Your Own Tag Sale - We will provide the shoppers All you have to do is donate $20. Your tag sale will be shown on our TAG SALE MAP.

Contact: Cindy Muhl at 860-307-0358.

Saturday, June 4th, 2016 - Trails Day     TBA
The Burlington Land Trust will be leading several hikes on Trails Day. Details will be available on the Land Trust Web site.

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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