Geek Things for May’s Friday the 13th

  • ‘Name That Movie!’, 5–6PM, The CineClub, Savoy Theater, Montpelier. $2.50. (Movies)
  • Opening Weekend, 10AM–4PM, Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington. $3-7; free for children under 3. (History)
  • 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. (Comics)
  • Science & Stories – Seeds, 11AM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, Burlington. Regular admission, $8.50-10.50; free for kids 2 and under. (Kids)
  • Graphic-Novel Readers & Creators, 5:30PM, Phoenix Books in Essex. Free. (Comics)
  • Readings, 6PM, Memphremagog Arts Collaborative, Newport. Free. (Reading)
  • NATO:2.0: Reboot or Delete? – Sarwar Kashmeri, 7 pm, Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center. (Talk)
  • Huzzah! Historical Wargaming Convention, May 13 – 15, 2011, Portland, ME (Conventions)
  • Granite State Comic Con, May 15, Manchester NH. (Conventions)
  • Bellona, Destroyer of Cities, 7:30pm – 7:30pm, Boston, MA (Theater)
  • Public Star Gazing at the Ethan Allen Homestead, 7:45, Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington. (Astronomy)
  • FNM – Friday Night Magic – Type 2 / Standard – $8 Entry Fee, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • 2011 Benefit Auction: The Fiddlehead Fling, 6pm, The Montshire Museum, Norwich. To learn more or register, visit http://www.montshire.org/auction. (Auction)
  • Middlebury Arts Walk, 5 – 7pm, 51 Main @ The Bridge, Middlebury. (Art)
  • Friday Night Magic — Constructed, 6pm – 10pm, The Gamer’s Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • Friday Night Magic, The Book Garden, Montpelier. (Gaming)
  • Spring Migration Bird Walk. 7-9:30am, North Branch Nature Center, $5/free for members, Info. 229-6206. (Birds)
  • Movie & Star-Gazing. 7pm, Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rain date May 20th. Info. 223-3338. (Astronomy) (Movies)