Geek Things for April 22nd

  • ECHO Earth Weeks’ MudFest, 10AM–4PM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington. Regular admission, $9.50-12.50; $7.50-10.50 for Vermont and New York residents with ID; free for kids 2 and under. (Mud)
  • ‘Hotel Transylvania’, 2–3:30PM, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. Free. (Kids)
  • William Mierse – “Archaeology and the Silk Road.” 2PM, Faith United Methodist Church, South Burlington. $5. (Talk)
  • Book Sale, 9AM–9PM, Brown Public Library, Northfield. Free. (Books)
  • National Library Week Celebration, 9AM–9PM, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. Free. (Libraries)
  • Casual Card Games, 5:30pm – 11:00pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • 350.org Do the Math Tour. 7pm, Goddard College, Community Ctr Meeting Room, Plainfield. (Environment)
  • Writer’s Workshop – Junot Diaz Lecture, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Davis Student Center, The Livak Ballroom, UVM, Burlington. (Writing)
  • Thesis Presentations: Biology, Chemistry: “Effect of Zinc(II) on the Glycation of the Amyloid Beta Peptide: Implications for Alzheimer’s Disease” and “Glycation of Cytochrome c Inhibits its Ability to Induce Apoptosis” 12:30 – 1:20pm, McCardell Bicentennal Hall 216, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Chemistry)
  • Monday Night Magic, 6pm – 9pm, Village Pizza, Montpelier. (Gaming)