Geek Things for March 25th

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive: Burlington, 10AM–2PM, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington. Free. (Blood Drive)
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive: Woodstock, 12:30–5PM, Woodstock Union High School, Woodstock. Free. (Blood Drive)
  • Mud Season Book Sale, 9AM–9PM, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. Free. (Books)
  • Green Mountain Film Festival. Visit greenmountainfilmfestival.org for details. 11:30AM–10PM, Various locations, Montpelier. Various prices. (Film)
  • ‘Draw Comics!’, 3–4:30PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free. (Teens)
  • Family Movie – Despicable Me. 6:30–8:05PM, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. Free. (Kids)
  • Science & Stories – Maple sugaring from sap to syrup, 11AM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, Burlington. Regular admission, $8.50-10.50; free for kids 2 and under. (Kids)
  • ‘Wii-tastic!’, 3–4:30PM, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. Free. (Kids)
  • Dr. Timothy Whiteford – “Differences in Global Mathematics Education.” 3:45PM, Room 101, Cheray Science Hall, St. Michael’s College, Colchester. Free. (Math)
  • Jan Reynolds – Record-setting expedition climbing and skiing all the peaks circling Mount Everest. Proceeds benefit the Vermont Ski Museum. 7PM, Akeley Memorial Building, Stowe. $5; $10 per family. (Exploration)
  • Mark C. Starrett – “Gardens as Living Laboratories,” 2PM, Faith United Methodist Church, South Burlington. $5. (Talk)
  • FNM – Friday Night Magic – Type 2 / Standard – $8 Entry Fee, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Friday Night Magic, The Book Garden, Montpelier. (Gaming)
  • “Through the Windshield: Transportation Practices and Dis/embodied Landscapes,” 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Billings Library, North Lounge B300, UVM, Burlington. (Talk)
  • ConBust, Mar 25 – 27 2011, Northampton, MA (Conventions)
  • Steampunk Industrial Revolution, Mar 25 – 27 2011, Nashua, NH (Conventions)
  • Death and the Powers: The Robots’ Opera, 7:30pm, American Repertory Theater, Boston, MA (Robots)
  • Star Party at GMO, (Call Jack St. Louis 802-658-0184 (H), 802-656-1287 or Paul Walker 802-388-4220 (H), 802-861-8640 (W)), 7:30pm-11:00pm, Observatory Road, Hinesburg (Astronomy)