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.

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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.

Sunday, May 1st, 2016      9:00am - 11:30am
Rail Trail and Roads Closed for Collinsville 10K.

Rails to Trails (Collinsville) 9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
Monce Rd, Burlington Rd, River Rd 9:15 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
Rails to Trails (River Road – Collinsville) 9:40 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Saturday, May 7th, 2016     1:30pm - 2:00pm
Children’s Program: Wildlife in Spring @ Sessions Woods

Children and their caregivers are welcome to join Wildlife Division Natural Resource Educator Laura Rogers-Castro on a 2-mile roundtrip hike at Sessions Woods. Participants will identify signs of spring; learn why birds migrate; visit a vernal pool; and discover fun facts about the Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday, May 12, 2016     7:00pm
Daylillies with Rebecca Nisley @ Burlington Public Library

Rebecca Nisley from the CT Daylily Society will present a slide show and speak about lilies.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 - Saturday, May 15th
Lions Club Carnival @ The Town Center

The Lions Club Carnival will be held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday - May 12-15, 2016 with rides, food, games & family fun.
Thursday and Friday 5pm to 10pm
Saturday 1pm to 10pm

Saturday, May 14th, 2016     9:00am - 12:00 noon
Garden Club Plant Sale @ Town Hall

The Burlington Garden Club will be holding their annual garden plant sale at Town Hall

Friday, May 20th, 2016     9:00am-12:00pm
Burlington Day of Caring @ The Rail Trail, Intersection of RT 4 and RT 179

Join students and your neighbors in a Day of Caring, cleaning up our trail and our part of the river. DETAILED PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Volunteers will be picking up small branches and debris from rails to trails path, side of path and from the river banks. Branches can be tossed into the wooded areas and debris can be placed in large garbage bags.
Town of Burlington public works will supply garbage bags, assistance and support. Volunteers can bring work gloves, if they would like.
Contact the 1st Selectman's office to register. 860-673-6789

Friday, May 20th, 2016     5:00pm-9:00pm
Pasta Dinner Benefit for Greg Fisher @ The Congregational Church

The Congregational Church of Burlington will be holding a pasta dinner fundraiser for Greg Fisher. This is open to all town residents.

Friday, May 20th, 2016     6:00pm-9:00pm
The Friends of the Library Annual Meeting and Party @ The Tavern

The Burlington Library Association (The Friends of the Library) will be holding a brief business meeting followed by a party. This is open to all town residents.

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016     3:00pm-5:00pm
The Music Series of The Congregational Church of Burlington Presents: The Rosenthals @ Congregational Church

Coming to the Congregational Church of Burlington @ 3 pm, The Rosenthals and their musical talents! A father-son duo blending bluegrass, jazz and more! The two combine elements of bluegrass, folk and jazz into a seamless mix, with the unusual instrumentation of banjo, trumpet and plenty of vocal harmonies. Remember, this event is Free and is open to anyone who appreciates fine music, which is a true gift from God. We hope to see you there and please RSVP by clicking 'Register Now'. Bring yourself, a friend or 99 friends...we welcome you all until the venue is filled! Thanks and we hope you can fit this in, each act is truly wonderful. Plus, there will be light hors d'oeuvres and drinks! Funding for this concert is made possible by: The Main Street Community Foundation The James R. Parker Trust Farmington Bank - FSB Foundation, Inc.

Monday, May 30th, 2016     10:00 a.m
Burlington Memorial Day Parade

The parade will start at Joni's Day Care and proceed down Route 4 (Spielman Highway) to the Burlington Town Green where we will have the official Memorial Day Ceremony. Immediately following the ceremony on the Green, there will be a solemn ceremony at the cemetery for all those who wish to attend.

Saturday, June 4th, 2016     10:00 a.m-3:00 p.m.
Wildlife Activities Day @ Sessions Woods

Visit Sessions Woods during “Wildlife Day” for some outdoor fun! Learn survival skills all day, such as how to make a shelter and start a fire. Go on an insect hunt at 10:30 a.m.! Try an archery activity from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Take a hike in honor of National Trails Day. Learn about wildlife, animal tracks, and more!

Saturday, June 4th, 2016     3:00 pm until dark
Johnnycake Music Festival @ Johnnycake Mountain Farm

The Make-A-Mark Region 10 Enrichment Fund will hold its Annual Johnnycake Music Festival with live music and fun for the entire family

Saturday, June 4th, 2016     9:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.
Trails Day Hike @ Sessions Woods

Join Friends of Sessions Woods Board Member Jan Gatzuras and CT Forest and Park Association Trail Manager & Board Member Jeff O’Donnell for a 5-mile hike over varied terrain on the Blue-Blazed Tunxis Trail. This pretty woodland loop includes the Great Wall, a steep rock escarpment nearly 70 feet high. Bring water and a snack and meet in front of the Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center.

Saturday, June 4th, 2016     TBA
Burlington Land Trust Trails Day.

The Burlington Land Trust will be leading several hikes on Trails Day. Details will be available on the Land Trust Web site.

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.

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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