Events in Burlington, Vermont – April 3rd – 5th

There’s always something to do in Burlington, VT. Below is a sample of the some of events happening in Burlington this weekend…

Friday, April 3rd, 2015WRUV Logo 60th Anniversary

WRUV 60th Anniversary Logo Launch Party

The UVM radio station celebrates six decades on the air with live music, raffle prizes, flashy merchandise and more. Fri., April 3, 8-11 p.m. at BCA Center in Burlington. Free; cash bar. More info: https://www.facebook.com/WRUVFM?fref=nf

‘Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2015’ Launch Party

Lit lovers celebrate the release of the anthology of poetry and prose penned by local writers. Fri., April 3, 6-10 p.m. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. Free; cash bar. Info: www.burlingtonwritersworkshop.com

The Art of Journal Writing

Putting pen to paper, participants experiment with different styles, then discuss their experiences. Fri., April 3, 5-6 p.m., Fri., April 17, 5-6 p.m. and Fri., May 1, 5-6 p.m. at The Wellness Co-op in Burlington. $5; preregister: 888-492-8218, ext. 302

Poetry Experience

Rajnii Eddins facilitates a poetry and spoken-word workshop aimed at building confidence and developing a love of writing. Fri., April 3, 1-3 p.m. and Sat., April 18, 1-3 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Music With Robert

KIDS Sing-alongs with Robert Resnik hit all the right notes. Daycare programs welcome, with one caregiver for every two children. Fri., April 3, 10:30-11 a.m., Fri., April 10, 10:30-11 a.m. and Fri., April 17, 10:30-11 a.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington

Stories With Megan

Captivating tales entertain budding bookworms ages 2 through 5. Fridays through April 17, 11-11:30 a.m. at Robert Miller Community & Recreation Center in Burlington. Free.

Laughter Yoga

Breathe, clap, chant and giggle! Participants reduce stress with this playful practice. Bring personal water. Fridays, 12-1 p.m. at The Wellness Co-op in Burlington. Free.

Community Vinyasa With Candace

Students of all skill levels deepen the body-mind-breath connection. Fridays, 12-1 p.m. Continues through May 1 at South End Studio in Burlington. $6.

Bluebird Fairy Card Readings

Sessions with artist Emily Anderson offer folks insight into their lives. Fri., April 3, 5-9 p.m. at The S.P.A.C.E. Gallery in Burlington. Free.

Jazz at the Church

An ode to the genre brings the Blue Gardenias and the Chris Peterman Quintet to the stage. Fri., April 3, 7-8:30 p.m. at First Unitarian Universalist Society in Burlington. $10-15 suggested donation; free for kids under 13.

Upright Citizens Brigade

The famed comedy troupe elicits big laughs with provocative sketches and absurd improv. Fri., April 3, 7 & 9:30 p.m. and Sat., April 4, 7 & 9:30 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $21-25.

‘Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective’

Documentarians Costa Boutsikaris and Emmett Brennan explore permaculture’s potential in rural, suburban and urban settings. A Q&A and reception follow. Fri., April 3, 7 p.m. at Merrill’s Roxy Cinema in Burlington. $12; preregister. Buy Tickets: https://www.tugg.com/event_subscriptions/358393/orders/checkout

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

UVM Horse Barn Easter Egg Hunt

Children up to 10 years old scour the barn for concealed candy. Crafts, games and face painting round out the day. Sat., April 4, 11 a.m. & 12 p.m. at UVM Horse Farm in South Burlington. Burlington. $3-5. Buy Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/uvm-horse-barn-easter-egg-hunt-tickets-15773070679

Queen City Chili Cook-off

Chefs ladle up fiery flavors and vie for prizes at a spicy soiree benefitting the Burlington Fire Fighters Association. Sat., April 4, 12-3 p.m. at Nectar’s in Burlington. $5; free for kids under 12. Register early, limited space, Info: http://liveatnectars.com/event/the-3rd-annual-queen-city-chili-cook-off/

Chocolate Tasting

Chocoholics sample confections and discover the six steps involved in evaluating flavor profiles. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Continues through Jan. 30, 2016 at Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Café in Burlington. Free.

In Celebration of Burlington Poets

Kicking off a monthlong celebration of poetry, more than 25 Queen City-based bards lend their voices to a marathon reading. Sat., April 4, 4 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free. Info: www.burlingtonwritersworkshop.com.

VCAM Orientation

Video-production hounds learn basic concepts and nomenclature at an overview of VCAM facilities, policies and procedures. First Saturday of every month, 11 a.m. Continues through Nov. 7 at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free.

R.I.P.P.E.D.

Resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, endurance and diet define this high-intensity physical-fitness program. Saturdays, 9-10 a.m. at North End Studio A in Burlington. $10.

Burlington Saturday Story Time

Little ones and their caregivers listen to entertaining tales. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Continues through April 25 at Phoenix Books (Burlington) in Burlington. Free

802’s Got Talent

An evening of singing, dancing and music highlights the theatrical chops of local performers. A raffle and silent auction complete the event. Sat., April 4, 6 p.m. at Lyman C. Hunt Middle School in Burlington. $6.

Upright Citizens Brigade

The famed comedy troupe elicits big laughs with provocative sketches and absurd improv. Fri., April 3, 7 & 9:30 p.m. and Sat., April 4, 7 & 9:30 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $21-25.

 

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

Dimanches French Conversation

Parlez-vous français? Speakers practice the tongue at a casual, drop-in chat. Local History Room. Sundays, 4-5:30 p.m. Continues through May 24 at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Nia with Linda

Drawing from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts, sensory-based movements inspire participants to explore their potential. Sundays, 9-10 a.m. at South End Studio in Burlington. $14.

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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, FindAndGoSeek.net, and Colchester Sun

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