Geek Things for May 5th

  • ‘Growing Strong Roots in an Evolving Farm-to-School Landscape’, 3–7:30PM, Green Mountain College, Poultney. $20-25. (Agriculture)
  • 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. (Chess)
  • Open Computer Time, 3–4:30PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Teens)
  • Café Scientifique – “Emerging Contaminants: Sex, Drugs and Vices That Affect Our Waters.” 6:30–8:30PM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, Burlington. Free; for ages 21 and up; cash bar. (Science)
  • Warmachine / Hordes, 5pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games Gamespace, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • The Battle of Lake Champlain. 7pm, Milano Ballroom, Norwich University, Northfield. (History)
  • Electronic Music by Middlebury Students, 10:10am – 12pm, Mahaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Music)
  • Author Appearance: Rick Riordan, 6pm, Manchester Elementary School gymnasium, Manchester. (Authors)