Geek Things for September 19th, 2014

  • Clifford Symposium – “Transforming the Academy in the Digital Era” , 9:30 am-10 pm, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Tech)
  • Christopher Mitchell – “How Do We Keep Burlington Telecom Local?”, 11 am-1:30 pm, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Burlington. Free; $15 for lunch; preregister. (Talk)
  • Britta Tonn – “An Armchair Tour of Pine Street: Burlington’s Historic Industrial Corridor.” 2 pm, Faith United Methodist Church, South Burlington. $5. (History)
  • Magic: The Gathering, 6-8 pm, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. (Gaming)
  • Sue Morse – “Animals of the North: What Will Global Climate Change Mean for Them?” 6:30-9:45 pm, Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington. (Talk)
  • Burlington Book Festival. See burlingtonbookfestival.com for details. 7 pm, Various Burlington locations, Burlington. (Books)
  • Howard Coffin – ‘Vermont’s contribution to the Civil War’ 7 pm, St. Albans Historical Museum, St. Albans. (History)
  • Young Tradition Vermont & Young Writers Project Coffeehouse, 7 pm, North End Studio A, Burlington. (Writing)
  • Robin’s Nest Nature Playgroup, 9:30-11:30 am, North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier. (Kids)
  • Early Bird Math, 11 am-12 pm, Richmond Free Library, Richmond. (Math)
  • Fall Book Sale, 10 am-5:30 pm, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. (Books)
  • St. Albans Raid 150th Anniversary Commemoration, 10 am-7 pm, Various St. Albans locations, St. Albans. (History)
  • The Magic of Bird Migration, 4 pm, Little River State Park, Waterbury. $2-3; free for children ages 3 and under; preregister; call to confirm. (BirdS)
  • Technology Help, 1-4 pm, Ilsley Public Library, Middlebury. (Tech)
  • Fall Migration Bird Walks, 7:30-9 am, North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier. $10; free for kids and members. (Birds)
  • Queen City Ghostwalk: Darkness Falls, 8 pm, Burlington City Hall Park, Burlington. $15; preregister. (Ghosts)
  • FNM – Friday Night Magic – See our homepage for format, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • “Night Sky” Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, 3:30pm – 4:00pm, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury. (Astronomy)
  • FNM at Heroes Kingdom, 6:00pm, Heroes Kingdom, St. Albans. (Gaming)
  • Tabletop Sanctuary, 6:00pm – 10:00pm, Crowe’s Nest, Randolph. (Gaming)
  • MTG:FNM Brap’s, 6:30pm, Brap’s Magic, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • FNM at the Book Garden, 7:00pm, Book Garden, Montpelier. (Gaming)
  • Campus Movie: Edge of Tomorrow, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM, Dole Auditorium, Webb Hall, Norwich University. (Movies)
  • Basement Book Sale 10AM-4PM, Rutland Free Library, Rutland. (Books)
  • Flames of War Open Play, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich. (Kids)
  • Friday Night Magic: Standard, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich. (Kids)
  • Public Star Gazing, UVM Horticulture Research Center, South Burlington. (Astronomy)
  • Star Parties at the GMO, 8:30pm, Green Mountain Observatory, Hinesburg. (Astronomy)
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