Burlington Community Calendar


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october, 2017

 

People Helping People Pumpkin Patch: People Helping People will be having their 5th annual Pumpkin Patch throughout the whole month of October. Proceeds from the pumpkin patch will go directly to People Helping People. Everyone is welcome. Dates and times: Mon-Fri 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m


Easy Holiday Cooking with Sophia Skopetos: Thursday, October 19th at 7 p.m. The Burlington Public Library will be having Sophia Skopetos come by the library to cook some easy holiday meals. Everyone is welcome and the event is free. Light Refreshments will be served. For more info about the event visit burlington.org or call 781-270-1690.

 

Oktoberfest: Saturday, October 21 from 7 to 10 pm The Burlington Community Scholarship Foundation is having a fundraiser called, Oktoberfest. The event will feature a variety of craft beers to sample. There will also be some light appetizers and raffles and silent auctions. All proceeds will benefit the BCSF, Dollars for Scholars  adopt of class 2022. Tickets are $25. The event is 21 plus. For more info email adopt a class2022@gmail.com or visit yapsody.com

 

Day Trip: Saturday, October 21 The Burlington Rec. Dept. will be having a day trip to Salem, MA. Come enjoy a day trip to historic Salem, MA, home of the Salem Witch Trials. Salem offers all sorts of entertainment, from art museums, shops and boutiques, and even festivals of the dead - where you can meet a modern day witch or warlock. There will also be lunch at the Village Tavern, shopping and a guided tour. Everyone is welcome. Pre Registration is required. For more info visit burlingtonrecreation.org or call 781-270-1695.

 

Parent University: Saturday October 21 from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. the Burlington Public Schools will be hosting their 2nd annual Parent University. Parents of students grades PreK-12 will have the opportunity at this free event to attend workshops and interact with education and health professionals regarding a variety of topics related to your child’s learning and development. The keynote speaker will be Jon Mattleman, who will be sharing his “Secret Life of Teens” presentation. Everyone is welcome. For more info and to register for this event visit bpsparentuniversity.wordpress.com

 

Chili Cook Off: Saturday, October 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Burlington Presbyterian Church. The Simonds Masonic Lodge and Masonic Lodge Open House is having a Best of Burlington Chili Cook Off. Admissions for the cook off are $5 for adults and kids and seniors are $3. For entries and more info please call 978-314-9564.


Donate your Books: Saturday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you would like to donate your books to the Friends of the Burlington Public Library Book Sale. Donations will be taken at the rear of the building. If you have any questions contact the library at 781-270-1690.  


Pumpkin Decorating: Tuesday, October 24 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Burlington Public Library will be having some pumpkin decorating. You will need to bring your own pumpkins and the library will provide the decorating materials. Everyone is welcome. The event is also free. For more info visit burlington.org or call 781-270-1690.

 

Problems with Lyme disease and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Wednesday, October 25 at 7:15 p.m. The Burlington Garden Club will be having a presentation on "Problems with Lyme Disease and other Tick-Borne Diseases” at the Council on Aging inside the Murray/Kelly Wing. The presentation will discuss the problems with tick identification, infectious disease that they cause and much more. Everyone is welcome. The event is free. For more info visit gcfm.org/burlingtongardenclub

 

Flu Clinic: Saturday, October 28 from 12 to 3 p.m. the Burlington Board of Health will be having a flu clinic in the Burlington High School Gym. No appointment is necessary.  All flu vaccines are free, but if you have health insurance please bring your information.  All children and adults are eligible for free vaccine regardless of insurance status.  Children under age 18 must be accompanied by parent/guardian.  If possible, please wear a loose-fitting short sleeve shirt. For more information call the BOH Flu Clinic Line at 781 238-5353.

 

Halloween Spooktacular: Saturday, October 28 from 4:30 to 7 pm. The Burlington Parks and Recreation Dept. will be having their annual event, Halloween Spooktacular at Simonds Park. There will also be activities, games, tricks and treats. Everyone is welcome. The event is also free. Don't forget to wear your Halloween costumes. For more info visit burlingtonrecreation.org or call 781-270-1695

 


3 Ave. Monster Mash: Saturday, October 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 3 ave in Burlington will be having Monster Mash. This fun filled day includes trick or treating at all the restaurants and shops. There will also be face painting, balloon animals, and live music on the green. Everyone is welcome. The event is free. For more info visit 3 ave burlington.com or call 781.272.4000

 

Dining for Dollars at the Dockside: Sunday, October 29 from 5 pm to 8 pm. The Friends of the Burlington Dog Park will be having a fundraiser at Dockside Restaurant in Wakefield, MA. Come grab a bite to eat at the dockside, where 25% of your meal with help benefit the Friends of the Burlington Dog Park. Everyone is welcome. For more info and to print your voucher visit burlingtondogpark.com

 

 

november,2017

 

Heritage Trail: Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 pm at the Human Services Building in the Murray Kelly Wing. The Burlington Historical Society will be having a presentation called the Heritage Trail with Kathy Horton. The presentation will be on the past and present changes over the years in Burlington. Everyone is welcome and the event is free. Doors open at 6:30 pm and presentation begins at 7:30 pm  

 

Indoor Yard Sale: Saturday, November 4 from 9 am to 1 pm. The Adopt a class will be having their annual indoor yard sale at the Marshall Simonds Middle School. The yard sale will benefit the 2021 Adopt a Class Scholarship Fund. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free. If you are interested in selling items at the yard sale then call Laura at 617-281-3206

  

Interfaith Coffeehouse Conscience: Saturday, November 4 from 7 to 10 pm Temple Shalom Emeth will be having an interfaith coffeehouse for conscience. The coffeehouse will feature performances by several local musicians, and focus on folk songs of the 1960s and beyond. The event will also feature a buffet and gift basket raffles. Admission is $15 at the door. For more info  about the coffeehouse, contact Ellen Finkelman at esfink29@gmail.com.

 

5th Annual Walk and Wag for Veterans: Saturday, November 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The 5 annual Walk and Wag for Veterans will be held on Veteran’s day. Come make a difference for the lives of disabled veterans. There will also be silent auctions/raffles, food, face painting, a dog show and much more. Everyone is welcome, including dogs. The event is also free. For more info visit www.operationdeltadog.org

 

Holiday Wreath Decorating: Thursday, November 16 at 7 pm The Burlington Public Library will be having a Holiday Wreath Decorating event. The event will be hosting by Shannon Guthrie. Light refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome and the event is free. For more info visit burlington.org or call 781-270-1690.

 

Big Tom Turkey Hunt: Saturday, November 18 at 1 p.m. at the Burlington Parks and Recreation Department. The Burlington Parks and Recreation Center will be having their annual Big Tom Turkey Hunt. The Rec. will be hiding five paper turkeys and one live turkey throughout Burlington. There will also be a chance to win a gift certificate to Roche Bros. Everyone is welcome. Pre Registration is required. Registration is by Nov.13th For more info and to register visit burlingtonrecreation.org or call 781-270-1695.

 


ONGOING 

 

[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.

 
                      

 

 

       

Dads and Donuts Storytime: Saturday, June 17 from 11 a.m. to noon the Burlington Public Library is having a Dads and Donuts Storytime. Fathers, Grandfathers, uncles, and other male caregivers are welcome to come. There will also be stories, and of course donuts. The event is for best for kids ages 2 through kids up to 2grade.  The event is free. For more info visit Burlington.org or call 781-270-1690. 

 
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