Geek Things for May 1st, 2014

  • GMS Book Club: The Martian, by Andy Weir, 7:00pm, Pierson Library, Shelburne. (Science Fiction)
  • Warmachine / Hordes, 5pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Homeschoolers’ Series: Natural Explorations for Ages 6-8 (three-part series begins, 10:30 am / 1:00 pm, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich. Members: $70 Non-members: $77 (Kids)
  • Best of Burlington Writers Workshop 2014 Reading, 7:00pm, Phoenix Books, Burlington. (Writing)
  • Kevin Macneil Brown Book Release – Snow-Dark Crossing, 6:30pm, Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier. (Books)
  • Star Wars Pub Quiz Night, 8:00 PM – 11:30 PM, Partridge Pub, Norwich University, Northfield. (Star Wars)
  • Book Drive for Hardwick Head Start & Early Head Start (Through May 31), 10:00 am, Galaxy Bookshop, Hardwick. (Books)
  • The Quarry, 7:30pm, Flynnspace, Burlington. $32.00 Adults, $28.80 Students. (Theater)
  • Woodin Environmental Studies Colloquium Series – Shared Symbols, Contested Natures: Discursive Responses to Forest Fire in the Mountain West, 12:30 – 1:20pm, Franklin Environmental Center, The Orchard Hillcrest 103, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Environment)
  • Screening of Unaired Television Pilot, Beverly Hills Cop, with Producer/Creator Shawn Ryan ’88, 7:30 – 9:30pm, Dana Auditorium, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (TV)
  • NOOK Knowledge, 1:00PM, Barnes and Noble, South Burlington. (Tech)
  • “Night Sky” Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, 3:30pm – 4:00pm, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury. (Astronomy)
  • MTG @ Rutland Collectibles, Rutland Collectibles, Rutland. (Gaming)
  • MTG:Casual/EDH Triple Play, Triple Play Games, Claremont, NH (Gaming)
  • After School Games – Fairlee, 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Fairlee library, Fairlee. (Gaming)
  • 802MTG Randolph, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Kimball Library, Randolph. (Gaming)
  • Open RPG Night at Brap’s, 6:00pm, Brap’s Magic, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • National Theater Live: ‘King Lear’: South Burlington, 2 & 7 pm, Palace 9 Cinemas, South Burlington. $18. (Theater)
  • Food For Thought Library Volunteers, 4-5 pm, Dorothy Alling Memorial Library, Williston. (Teens)
  • Storycode Vermont Meeting, 6:30-9:30 pm, Young Writers Project, Burlington. (Tech)
  • National Theater Live: ‘King Lear’, 7 pm, Loew Auditorium, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover. $23. (Theater)
  • Spring Forward Creative Writing Workshop, 6 pm, Bixby Memorial Library, Vergennes. (Writing)
  • Forza: The Samurai Sword Workout, 6-7 pm, North End Studio A, Burlington. $10. (Workout)