Geek Things for March 23rd

  • Social-Media Marketing, 8:30–10:30AM, Charles E. Carter Business Resource Center, St. Johnsbury-Lyndon Industrial Park, St. Johnsbury. Free. (Social Media)
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8:30AM–2PM, Missisquoi Valley Union High School, Swanton. Free. (Blood Drive)
  • Mud Season Book Sale, 9AM–9PM, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. Free. (Books)
  • Green Mountain Film Festival. Visit greenmountainfilmfestival.org for details. 12–10PM, Various locations, Montpelier. Various prices. (Green Mountain Film Festival)
  • ‘The Constant Gardener’, 7pm, Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh. Free. (Films)
  • High School Book Group, 5–6PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Books)
  • Middle School Book Group, 4–5PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Books)
  • Juan Torres – “Powering the Future: Smart Grid Challenges and Opportunities.” 4:30PM, Jeffords Hall room 234, University of Vermont, Burlington. Free. (Talk)
  • ‘Recognizing and Honoring Vermont’s Women Veterans’ 9AM–4PM, Various downtown locations, Montpelier. Free. (Talk)
  • Writers’ Group, 7–9PM, Johnson Public Library, Johnson. Free. (Writing)
  • Magic Booster Draft – $12, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Pathfinder Society, 6:30pm – 11:00pm, Game Lounge, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • “Golden Showers: the Coagulating Cosmos of a Fourteenth-Century Mad Scientist”, 4:30 – 6pm, Franklin Environal Center 103, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • Learn About NOOK Color, 6:00 PM. Barnes & Noble, South Burlington. (eReaders)
  • Marvelous Maples. Dress for a walk on the trails. 10-11:30am, North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier. $5 per child. Info. 229-6206. (Kids)
  • Real CSI Symposium. 4-7pm, Dole Auditorium, Norwich University, Northfield. (Talk)
  • Amphibian Monitoring Training Program. 6pm, Waitsfield Elementary School, Waitsfield, Free. Info. 229-6206. (Nature)
  • USDA Forest Service Public Meeting. 2-5pm or 7-10pm, Rochester Ranger District. Info: 767-4261, Rochester. (Nature)
  • Naruto, 4:30pm – 8:00pm, The Gamer’s Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • Wednesday Night Board gaming at Triple Play, 6:00pm – 10:30pm, Triple Play, Lebanon, New Hampshire (Gaming)
  • D&D Encounter, 6:00pm – 8:30pm, The Gamers Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • L5R Night at Triple Play, 6:30pm – 10:00pm, Triple Play, Lebanon, NH. (Gaming)