Events in Burlington, Vermont – April 6-8

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

Friday, April 6, 2012

Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community

Queen City residents make a positive impact as they address substance-use and -abuse issues. Friday, April 6, 8:30–10:30AM at Turning Point Center in Burlington. Free.

Queen City Tango Milonga

Warm-ups and skill building for all levels lead into open dancing in the Argentine tradition. No partner needed; wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Friday, April 6, 7–10:30PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Co-op Solar Info Session: Burlington

Energy-conscious Vermonters learn about installing and using solar water heating for the home — as well as the federal and state incentives to do so. Saturday, April 7, 12–2PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Maple Brunch

Foodies learn about maple sugaring while downing syrup-smothered pancakes, waffles and sausages. Young ones participate in an egg hunt. Saturday, April 7, 10AM–12PM at Rock Point School in Burlington. $4-6; preregister.

Maple Day

The Vermont Maple Mobile Sugarhouse serves up maple cotton candy and sugar on snow — pickle included. Saturday, April 7, 10AM–3PM at City Market in Burlington. Free.

4-H Vet Science II

UVM Pre-Vet Club members organize hands-on activities for teens ages 13 and up who have already completed Vet Science I. Jeffords 120. Saturday, April 7, 12–2PM at University of Vermont in Burlington. $10; preregister.

Final Cut Pro Open Lab

Beginning, intermediate and advanced film editors complete three tracks of exercises as a VCAM staff member lends a hand. Preregister. Saturday, April 7, 2–4PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free.

Introduction to Microsoft Word

From toolbars to text and paragraphs to pictures, students get savvy about the word processor. Saturday, April 7, 10–11:30AM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. $3 suggested donation; preregister.

VCAM Access Orientation

Video-production hounds get an overview of facilities, policies and procedures. Saturday, April 7, 11AM–1PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free.

Fools Fest

To raise funds for Edmunds Middle School’s drama program, adults enjoy comedy by Cinder Thrane, gypsy-jazz by the Queen City Hot Club, dance music by the X-Rays and a food spread. Saturday, April 7, 7–11:30PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $25-30; cash bar.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

General Assembly

Supporters of the Occupy Movement network, do business and share food. Sunday, April 8, 2–4PM at First Unitarian Universalist Society in Burlington. Donations accepted.

Burlington-Area Scrabble Club

Triple-letter-square seekers spell out winning words. New players welcome. Sunday, April 8, 12:30–5PM at McClure MultiGenerational Center in Burlington. Free.

Dimanches

Novice and fluent French speakers brush up on their linguistics — en français. Sunday, April 8, 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, April 8, 6–8PM at Miller Community and Recreation Center in Burlington. $3.

Women’s Poetry Group

Writers give and receive feedback on their poetic expressions in a nonthreatening, nonacademic setting. Call for specific location. Sunday, April 8, 3PM at Private home in Burlington. Free.

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