Burlington Community Calendar

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MaY, 2017


Champagne and Art Auction: Wednesday, May 24 at 6 p.m. at the Busa Wine and Spirits – Barrel Room Hosted by the Burlington Breakfast Rotary Club. The Burlington Breakfast Rotary Club will be hosting a Champagne and Art Auction at Busa Wine and Spirits in Burlington. The auction will help benefit the following foundations, People Helping People, HELPIS, Relay for Life, and the Burlington Police Patrolman’s Association. The art auction will feature art in all media and sports memorabilia. There will also be Champagne, Hors D’oeuvres, and Beverages. Tickets for the event is $25 per person. For tickets and info on the event please call 781-273-0885 or visit Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce.org 




Princess Tea Party: Saturday, June 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lynne Greene Interiors will be having a Princess Tea Party. Belle from Beauty and the Beast will be there to enchant the store with storytime and music. Everyone is welcomed. Pre- Registration is required Princess’s attire is encouraged. There will also be light refreshments and tea will be served.  For more info and to register visit Lynne Greene Interiors.com or call 781-221-8422.


Burlington Summer Slam: Sunday, June 4 from 2 to 6 p.m. the Burlington Rec. Dept. is having a Burlington Summer Slam at Simonds Park. The summer slam consists of an 18 hole 2 round tournament disk golf. There will also be field games including longest drive and best putting. If you are unfamiliar with the sport staff members will be there to assist you if you do not know how to play. All who register will receive a disk golf player’s pack which includes disc, mini marker and towel. Everyone is welcomed. The event is free. For non residents the fee will be $10.  For more info on the event visit Burlington.org or call 781-270-1695.


Asleep at the Wheel: Friday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m. the Burlington Concert Series presents the band Asleep at the Wheel in the Fogelberg Auditorium inside Burlington High School. Asleep at the Wheel is a country band that was formed in Paw Paw, West Virginia. The band has won nine Grammy awards, released over 20 albums and has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard country charts. The group has gone through myriad personnel changes (at last count, over 80 members had passed through their ranks) but 6'7" frontman Ray Benson has held it together for four decades, keeping Asleep at the Wheel a viable recording and touring concern and maintaining their devotion to classic-style Western swing. Everyone is welcomed. Tickets range from $5 to $25. For more info and to get tickets visit BurlingtonTheatre.com or call 781-A-FUN-TIC. 


Mountain Bike Tours: Saturday, June 10 at the Landlocked Forest. The Burlington Recreation Dept. is continuing to celebrate their 50 anniversary with many special events new and old. This month they will be having Mountain Bike Tours through the Landlocked Forest. The event will begin at 10 a.m. The event is free. Everyone is welcomed. Pre Registration is required. For more info and to register visit burlingtonrecreation.org 

Farmer’s Market: June 15 through October 12 The annual Farmer’s Market is back for the summer and fall season. It’s a great community event with a terrific lineup of local farmers, specialty food vendors and artisans.  The Farmer’s Market will be held every Thursday starting June 15 and ending on October 12 at the Grand View Farm. There will also be children’s activities with live music and educational demonstrations. For more info and if you would like to register for a vendor spot please visit farmersmarketburlington.org 


Kayaking Basics with L.L. Bean: Thursday, June 15 at 7 p.m. the Burlington Public Library is having a presentation on kayaking basics with L.L. Bean.  Kayaking is a great way to get outside, enjoy nature and get some exercise all at the same time.  You will also get to learn all about kayaking, including techniques and safety with a hands-on environment with a representative from L.L. Bean. Everyone is welcomed. The event is free. For more info visit Burlington.org or call 781-270-1690.


Dog Obedience Training: Thursday, June 22 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mary PC Cummings Estate. The training will be instructed by Mike Wagreich and Tyler Falconer. Trying to get your dog to sit, stay and roll over, no need to worry all your questions will be addressed. You will also be shown how to correct common problems such as jumping, pulling on the leash, barking, socializing, aggression, house breaking, etc. Participants may attend with or without a dog (limited to one dog per person). All they dog’s shots must be up to date and much be on a six foot leash. You get purchase training collars may be purchased for an additional fee. Please bring treats and a favorite toy as well as any training collars/aids that you use. The training session cost $20 per person. Pre registration is required. For more info visit burlingtonrecreation.org or call 781-270-1695. 


Day Trip: Saturday, June 24 The Burlington Rec. Department is having a day trip on a Thimble Island Cruise. The Thimbles have often been described as "a piece of Maine coast that drifted into the Long Island Sound..." Summer excursion vessels plied these waters during the 'golden age' of the Victorian Era. Twenty-three of the islands are large enough to be inhabited.  Approximately 80 homes, built mostly during the Victorian Era, are complete with widow walks, gingerbread trimmings, and genteel gazebos.  The trip includes a 45 minute tour of the Thimble Islands, a luncheon at the USS Chowder Pot III Restaurant and a stop at the Bishop’s Orchard and Farm Market. Everyone is welcomed. The trip cost $118 per person. Pre Registration is required. For more info and to register visit Burlingtonrecreation.org


5K Cancer Walk and Run: On Saturday June 24 at 8 a.m. Lahey Health is having their 12 annual 5K cancer walk and run. Every year, more than 1 million Americans are diagnosed with cancer. Every year, thousands of them are treated at a Lahey Health Hospital. The event is always a joyful one, as walkers, runners and volunteers come together for such a worthy cause. During the past 11 years, thousands of people like you have raised $1.8 million to enhance cancer services at Lahey Health hospitals in Burlington, Peabody, Winchester, Beverly and Gloucester. Everyone is welcomed. Pre- Registration is required. For more info and to register visit support.lahey.org or call 781-744-8500.


Great American Campout: June 24-25 at 5 p.m. Burlington Recreation Department will be having their annual Great American Campout event at Simonds Park. Please bring your own tent. There will also be backyard games, dinner, a movie, and much much more. If you do not have a tent but would like to participate then please contact the Rec. Dept.  The event is for Burlington residents only. Pre Registration is required. For more info and to register please visit Burlingtonrecreation.org or call 781-270-1695. 




[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 LibraryDrop-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.




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