Events in Burlington, Vermont – February 17-19

There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend…

Friday, February 17, 2012

‘Brain Storm’

Neuroscience research and physicality collide in Everett Dance Theatre’s journey into the human brain. Friday, February 17, 8PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $25.

Middle School Book Club

Burlington students lay eyes on awesome reads. Friday, February 17, 3–4:30PM at Hunt Middle School in Burlington. Free.

Teen Dance Party

Sixth to 12th graders boogie down to tunes from DJs Tyrant and Gunner. Friday, February 17, 7–10PM at North End Studio A in Burlington. $5; must have student ID.

‘Aunt Dan and Lemon’

A reclusive woman recalls an eccentric family friend from her childhood in this play by Wallace Shawn, presented by Small Potatoes Theater Company. Friday, February 17, 8PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $12.

‘The Beaux’ Strategem’

Love, money and marriage are at odds in this UVM Theatre comedy adapted from the George Farquhar original. Friday, February 17, 7:30PM at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington. $7-18.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Seed Swap

Gardeners anticipate the growing season by exchanging non-GMO seeds and urban agriculture know-how. Saturday, February 18, 2–5PM at Burlington City Hall Auditorium in Burlington. Free.

Rummage Sale

Treasure hunters give used goods another go. Saturday, February 18, 9AM–4PM at Odd Fellows Hall in Burlington. Free.

‘Brain Storm’

Neuroscience research and physicality collide in Everett Dance Theatre’s journey into the human brain. Saturday, February 18, 8PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $25.

Hip-Hop & African Dance Workshop

From pop-and-locking to polyrhythms, movers and shakers take a lesson from Veronique Lumumba. Saturday, February 18, 12–3PM at North End Studio B in Burlington. Free.

Prospective Students’ Open House

Scholars in pursuit of college degrees tour the campus and meet faculty members. Saturday, February 18, 12–3PM at Burlington College in Burlington. Free; RSVP.

(Fill the) House Party!

Music, drinks and dancing support Pathways Vermont’s mission to find permanent solutions to homelessness in the Green Mountain State. Saturday, February 18, 8–11PM at Maglianero Café in Burlington. $40.

Burlington Winter Farmers Market

More than 50 local farmers, artisans and producers offer fresh and prepared foods, crafts, and more in a bustling indoor marketplace with live music, lunch seating and face painting. Saturday, February 18, 10AM–2PM at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington. Free.

Acro Yoga Montréal

Various dance forms thread through a beginner-friendly workshop of group and partner exercises for ages 14 and up. Saturday, February 18, 1–3PM at Laughing River Yoga in Burlington. $25; preregister.

Drop-In Family Ski & Snowshoe Program

Weather permitting, kids and adults get some fresh air and exercise. Hot chocolate and art activities also provided. Saturday, February 18, 1–4PM at Schmanska Park in Burlington. Cost of rentals.

Kids Crafts

Hands-on learners create a three-dimensional paper horse. Saturday, February 18, 11AM–1PM at Creative Habitat in Burlington. $3.

Introduction to Microsoft Word

From toolbars to text and paragraphs to pictures, students get savvy about the word processor. Saturday, February 18, 10–11:30AM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. $3 suggested donation; preregister.

‘Aunt Dan and Lemon’

A reclusive woman recalls an eccentric family friend from her childhood in this play by Wallace Shawn, presented by Small Potatoes Theater Company. Saturday, February 18: 2PM, 8PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $12.

‘The Beaux’ Strategem’

Love, money and marriage are at odds in this UVM Theatre comedy adapted from the George Farquhar original. Saturday, February 18: 2PM, 7:30PM at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington. $7-18.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Indoor Gardening Workshop

Locavores learn the steps to harvesting salad greens, buckwheat, pea shoots and more from gardening guru Peter Burke. Sunday, February 19, 1–2PM at City Market in Burlington. $10-12; preregister.

Silent Auction

Supporters of the school’s PTO bid on local artwork, jam-making workshops, pizza-making parties, vacation rentals and gift certificates. Sunday, February 19, 2–4PM at Integrated Arts Academy, H.O. Wheeler Elementary School in Burlington. Free.

‘Heroes of the Holocaust Courage and Faith in Action’ Film Series

James F. Collier’s 1975 drama The Hiding Place is based on the account of a Dutch family that risks their lives by offering Jews a safe haven during World War II. Room 101. Sunday, February 19, 6:30–9PM at Fleming Museum, UVM in Burlington. Donations accepted.

The Pennywise Pantry

On a tour of the store, shoppers create a custom template for keeping the kitchen stocked with affordable, nutritious eats. Sunday, February 19, 10–11AM at City Market in Burlington. Free.

Laughter Yoga

What’s so funny? Giggles burst out as gentle aerobic exercise and yogic breathing meet unconditional laughter to enhance physical, emotional, and spiritual health and well-being. Sunday, February 19, 11:30AM at North End Studios in Burlington. $10 suggested donation; preregistration by email no later than three hours before the class is appreciated.

Dimanches

Novice and fluent French speakers brush up on their linguistics — en français. Sunday, February 19, 4–5:30PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Women’s Pickup Soccer

Ladies of all ages and abilities break a sweat while passing around the spherical polyhedron. Sunday, February 19, 6–8PM at Miller Community and Recreation Center in Burlington. $3.

Willard Sterne Randall

The historian and biographer connects the dots between George Washington and Ethan Allen. Sunday, February 19, 2PM at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. Free.

‘Stealing From Work’

Marianne DiMascio and Angela Albeck debut their work-in-progress theatrical piece through sketches and miniscenes. Sunday, February 19, 7PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $5 suggested donation benefits the Vermont Artists’ Space Grant.

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