Geek Things for May the 4th

  • Chittenden County Philatelic Club, 6:15PM, GE Healthcare Building, South Burlington. Free. (Stamps)
  • Prototype Systems Presentation, 6:30–10:30PM, Davis Center, UVM, Burlington. Free. (Inventions)
  • 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)
  • ‘Tech Savvy’, 6–8PM, Bradford Public Library, Bradford. Free. (Technology)
  • Middle School Book Group, 4–5PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Teens)
  • High School Book Group, 5–6PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Teens)
  • Irene Kacandes – “Daddy’s War.” 7PM, Ilsley Public Library, Middlebury. Free. (Talk)
  • Tony Magistrale – “Why Stephen King Still Matters,” 7PM, Goodrich Memorial Library, Newport. Free. (Speculative Fiction)
  • ‘Transportation and Our Local Communities’, 7:30–9PM, O’Brien Community Center, Winooski. Free. (Transportation)
  • Jay Parini – The life of Herman Melville, 7PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Literature)
  • Red Cross Blood Drive, 10am-3pm, Montpelier High School, Montpelier. (Blood Drive)
  • Lifting the Yoke: Local Solutions to America’s Farm & Food Crisis. 6:30pm, Warren Public Library, Warren. (Talk)
  • Magic Booster Draft – $12, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Pathfinder Society, 6:30pm – 11:00pm, Game Lounge, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • CliF Presentation, Authors and Illustrators, Newbury Elementary School, Newbury. (Reading)
  • Naruto, 4:30pm – 8:00pm, The Gamer’s Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • Wednesday Night Board gaming, 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)
  • “The Mind and the Machine,” Matthew Dickerson, 5:15 – 7:15pm, 51 Main at the Bridge, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • NOOK Classic (3G & Wi-Fi) at Night! 6:00 PM, Barnes and Noble, South Burlington. (eReaders)