Geek Things for May 6th

  • ECHO Expansion Breakfast, 8:30–9:30AM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington. Free. (Science)
  • ‘Name That Movie!’, 5–6PM, The CineClub, Savoy Theater, Montpelier. $2.50. (Movies)
  • 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)
  • ‘Draw Comics!’, 3–4:30PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Kids)
  • Science & Stories – Eggs. 11AM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington. Regular admission, $8.50-10.50; free for kids 2 and under. (Kids)
  • Kathryn Weller – “Heavy Lifting: Slate Mining in New York Since 1840.” 2PM, Faith United Methodist Church, South Burlington. $5. (Slate)
  • Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-5pm, Rochester Federated Church, Rochester. (Blood Drive)
  • FNM – Friday Night Magic – Type 2 / Standard – $8 Entry Fee, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Friday Night Magic, The Book Garden, Montpelier. (Gaming)
  • Huzzah! 2011, http://www.huzzahcon.com/, May 13 – 15, 2011, Portland, ME (Conventions)
  • Friday Night Magic — Constructed, 6pm – 10pm, The Gamer’s Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • CLiF Donation, 1pm, Jones Memorial Library, Orleans. (Books)
  • Electronic Music by Middlebury Students, 10:10am – 12pm, MaHaney Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Middlebury. (Music)
  • International Steampunk City, May 6 – 8, 2011, Waltham, MA (Steampunk)
  • Robin Hood Springtime Festival, May 6 – 8, 2011, Guilford, CT (Renfaire)
  • Author Appearance: Rick Riordan, 5pm – 5pm, The Book Cellar, Brattleboro. (Authors)