Burlington Community Calendar
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Peter Pan: March 24, 25, 31 and April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Burlington High School auditorium. The talented BHS Performing Arts students are presenting the Broadway version of Peter Pan. The musical is for the kid in everyone. Click here for more information.
Toto the Tornado Kitten: Tuesday, March 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library. Toto was a tiny survivor found in a tree in the aftermath of a devastating tornado that swept through Brimfield, Massachusetts on June 1, 2011. Toto, who was adopted by Jonathan and his wife, has a story that will undoubtedly leave a smile on your face and warm your heart. Jonathan will read Toto's stories to everyone and then bring out Toto for everyone to see. Everyone is welcomed. The event is free. For more info visit Burlington.org or call 781-270-1690.
Musical Performance: Thursday, March 30 from 7 to 10 p.m. Chopps American Bar and Grill in Burlington is having Kali- Stoddard- Imari to come perform at Chopps. Kali Stoddard-Imari grew up in the North East Kingdom of Vermont playing around with poetry, hip hop and chorus until he picked up the guitar at 17. His attention was always rooted in music, but the guitar gave him insight and opened his eyes and ears to a new world of musical creation. Everyone is welcomed. For more info visit Chopps American Bar and Grill.com or call 781-221-6643.
Teen Lock-In: Friday, March 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. the Burlington Public Library is having a teen lock-in. Come have some fun at the library during the afterhours. There will be a survival movie, games, activities, and pizza. The event is for teens in grades 6 through 12. Registration is required and a signed permission slip, the permission slip must be received before the lock-in begins. Teens must arrive before the library closes at 6 p.m. anyone who is late will not be admitted in. For more info visit Burlington.org or call 781-270-1690.
Poetry Open Mic Night: Saturday, April 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. the Barnes and Noble in Burlington is having a poetry open mic night, to kickoff poetry month which is in the month of April. Bring your creativity to the mic stand, as you will be reading your own poems that you have created. Everyone is welcomed. The event is free. For more info visit Barnes&Noble.com or call 781-273-3871.
Musical Performance: Tuesday, April 4 from 7 to 10 p.m. Martin and Kelly will be performing at Chopps. This talented duo of Jilly Martin and Ryan Brooks Kelly has become the next must-see act from New England to Nashville. Jilly & Ryan’s songs bridge the boundary between traditional and new country. They’ve made their mark with highly-acclaimed original music and are winning over audiences each and every time they perform. Jilly and Ryan’s compelling song-writing, dynamic vocal harmonies and stunning musicianship have them poised for a breakthrough in the music industry. Everyone is welcomed. For more info visit Chopps American Bar and Grill.com or call 781-221-6643.
Easter Egg Hunt: Friday, April 7 at 5:30 p.m. the Burlington Recreation Department is having an Easter Egg Hunt at Simonds Park. The hunt will begin right at 5:30, get there early to be sure you have enough time to park and find your child’s hunting zone. Please bring one person to be with your child during the hunt. There will also be games and activities to follow after the egg hunt. The Easter Bunny will also be making an appearance during the Easter Egg Hunt. Don’t forget to bring your Easter baskets to put the egg in. The event is for ages 2 through 12. Pre registration is required. For more info and to register visit Burlington.org or call 781-270-1695.
Youth and Human Services Day: Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. the Burlington Rec. Dept. is having a Youth and Human Services Day as part of their yearlong celebration of their 50 anniversary. Everyone is welcomed. The event is free. For more info on the event visit Burlington.org or call 781-270-1695.
Spring Carnival: Saturday, April 8 from 11 am to 12 p.m. the Burlington Public Library will be having a Spring Carnival. There will be springtime games activities, and much more. Everyone is welcomed. The event is free. For more info visit Burlington.org or call 781-270-1690.
Backyard Chicken 101 with “The Chickeness”: Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. The Burlington Public Library will be having Khrysti Smyth also known as “The Chickeness” stop by the library for a rundown of everything you may want to know about keeping your own backyard chickens--from popular breeds, housing, feeding and care, health, laws and zoning, and info on how to effortlessly mix chickens and neighbors. You will also meet a few of Khrysti’s feathered friends. The event is free. Everyone is welcomed. Light refreshments will also be served. For more info visit Burlington.org or call 781-270-1690.
[UPDATED] Blood Pressure Screening: First and third Wednesdays of the month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and second and fourth Wednesdays of the month from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library. The American Heart Association says high blood pressure can be deadly if left undetected and untreated. Because it has no symptoms, it is important to get periodic blood pressure screenings. These screenings by the Burlington Board of Health Nurse and the Burlington Medical Reserve Corps are free and open to all. For more information call the Board of Health office at (781) 270-1955.
Adult Coloring: Fourth Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library. Adult coloring has taken off recently and many say it is a soothing activity for those looking to take a break from the fast pace of modern life and now you have a chance to give it a try. This will be an evening of relaxed creativity and camaraderie. There will be light refreshments and a free drawing for a coloring book at their first meeting on January 25th. No need to register, just drop in. All materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own.
Teen Lounge: Fridays from 2:30 to 5 p.m. beginning January 8 at the Burlington Public Library. Drop-in and “lounge” in the meeting room every Friday after school. They’ll have snacks, games, and crafts available or just drop-in to hang out with your friends. Stay for five minutes or the whole time, it’s up to you.