Geek Things for April 8th

  • ‘Name That Movie!’, 5–6PM, The CineClub, Savoy Theater, Montpelier. $2.50. (Films)
  • After School Book Discussion, 3–4PM, Hunt Middle School, Burlington. Free. (Kids)
  • ‘Alice in Wonderland’, 7PM, H.O. Wheeler Elementary School, Burlington. Free. (Theater)
  • ‘Draw Comics!’, 3–4:30PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Kids)
  • ‘The Jungle Book’, 7PM, Rumney Memorial School, Middlesex. $2-4; $10 per family. (Theater)
  • Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski – “The Role of the Liberal Arts in a 21st-Century Education: Dreams and Values.” 2:30PM, McCarthy Arts Center, St. Michael’s College, Colchester. Free. (Talk)
  • ‘Short Clips of Great Trips’, Preregister. 6:15–9:30PM, Doubletree Hotel, South Burlington. $7 minimum donation; cash bar. (Talk)
  • ‘Eurydice’, 8PM, Seeler Studio Theatre, Mahaney Center for the Arts, Middlebury College, Middlebury. $6-10. (Theater)
  • ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’, 7PM, Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School, Essex Junction. $4-6. (Theater)
  • ‘Peter Pan’, 7:30PM, Middlebury Union High School Auditorium, Middlebury. $8-15. (Theater)
  • ‘Romeo and Juliet’, 7PM at McCarthy Arts Center, St. Michael’s College, Colchester. Free. (Theater)
  • ‘Scaphondre’, 9–10PM, 4 West Center Street, Winooski. $5. (Theater)
  • ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), 7PM, Rochester High School, Rochester. $7. (Theater)
  • Graphic-Novel Readers & Creators, 5:30PM, Phoenix Books, Essex. Free. (Comics)
  • Tolkien Readings, 7:30–9PM, John Dewey Lounge, Old Mill Building, UVM, Burlington. Free. (Tolkien)
  • FNM – Friday Night Magic – Type 2 / Standard – $8 Entry Fee, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Friday Night Magic, The Book Garden, Montpelier. (Gaming)
  • Books and Beyond, 10:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m., Monshire Museum, Norwich. (Kids)
  • Biblical and Midrashic Models of the Islamic Foundation Narrative, 12:15 – 1:30pm, Robert A Jones ’59 Conference Room, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • Laboring Justice: Land, Food, People, and Policy, 3 – 5pm, Franklin Environmental Center 103, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • Museum Lecture: Marking Time, 4:30 – 6pm, Mahaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • Murder Mystery Theater – My Fatal Valentine, 6:00 pm, Bellows Falls Union High School. Bellows Falls Tickets $15 in advance. (Theater)
  • Final Admission Deadline for Odyssey Writing Workshop (http://nescifievents.org/?p=2131), Friday, Apr 8, 2011, Manchester, NH (Writing)
  • UBCon XXII (http://www.ubcon.org/), Apr 8 – 10 2011, Buffalo, New York (Conventions)
  • Friday Night Magic — Constructed, 6pm – 10pm, The Gamer’s Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • Youth Birding Program: Owl Prowl & Snipe Search. For pre-teens & teens. North Branch Nature Ctr, Montpelier. FREE, 7:30-9pm. Pre-reg. 229-6206. (Birds)