Geek Things for April 21

  • Raptor Encounter, 11AM, Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Quechee. Regular admission, $8.50-10.50; free for kids 3 and under. (Birds)
  • Talk to the Trainer, 2PM, Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Quechee. Regular admission, $8.50-10.50; free for kids 3 and under. (Birds)
  • Chess Club, 7PM, Faith United Methodist Church, South Burlington. $2-3. (Gaming)
  • ECHO Earth Weeks’ MudFest, 10AM–5PM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, Burlington. Regular admission, $8.50-10.50; free for kids 2 and under. (Kids)
  • Open Computer Time, 3–4:30PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Teens)
  • Booked for Lunch – “Reporting Vermont.” 12–1PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Talk)
  • Deborah Thomas – “Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.” 5pm, Special Collections Reading Room, Bailey/Howe Library, UVM, Burlington. Free. (Talk)
  • Polly Mahoney – “Life in the Yukon.” 7PM, Northwoods Stewardship Center, East Charleston. $5. (Talk)
  • Robert Braun – “Investments in Our Future: Exploring Space Through Innovations and Technology.” 11:30pm, Campus Center Theatre, University of Vermont in Burlington. Free. (NASA)
  • ‘Bat Boy: The Musical’, 7PM, Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson State College, Johnson. $5; free for the JSC community. (Theater)
  • Footprints on the Land: Back to the Land (1960-2000). 1-3pm. Vermont History Museum, $5/$3 members, Pre-reg. 828-2180, Montpelier. (Kids)
  • Crazy Horse: Why the US Army Wanted to Kill Him and Why He Let Them Do It – Thomas Powers, 12-1pm, Kreitzberg Library Multipurpose Room, Norwich University, Free. (Talk)
  • Warmachine / Hordes, 5pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games Gamespace, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • “Is There Courage to Change America’s Diet?”, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Given Carpenter Auditorium E131, UVM, Burlington. (Talk)
  • “Green Gone Wrong: How our Economy is Undermining the Environmental Revolution,” 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Davis Student Center, The Livak Ballroom, UVM, Burlington. (Talk)
  • Miniatures Camp, 9am – Fri, April 22, 3pm, The Gamers Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI): Is It Working, 12:30 – 1:30pm, Franklin Environmental Center 103, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • The Progress of Palestinian-Israeli Negotiations: Towards The Rights of Israel: Negotiating the non-Negotiable, 7 – 9pm, Robert A Jones ’59 Conference Room, Middlebury Collete, Middlebury. (Talk)