Geek Things for November 13th, 2014

  • Warmachine / Hordes, 5pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • National Theatre Live: St. Johnsbury – Mice and Men, Catamount Arts Center, St. Johnsbury. $16-24. (Theater)
  • Peter Vantine – “Struck by Lightning and Hung in Paris: The Goncourt’s Literary Journalism, 1852-’53.” 12 pm, Vermont Room, Alliot Student Center, St. Michael’s College, Colchester. (Talk)
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Lecture – “What’s Ahead for Birds? The Next 20 Years.” 1:30 pm, Catamount Arts Center, St. Johnsbury. (Talk)
  • National Theatre Live – Mice and Men. 2 & 7 pm, Palace 9 Cinemas, South Burlington. $18. (Theater)
  • ‘Star Wars’ Club, 4-5 pm, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. (Star Wars)
  • Greening Vermont Panel Discussion, 5-7 pm, Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • “Night Sky” Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, 3:30pm – 4:00pm, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury. (Astronomy)
  • Magic EDH/Commander Night, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Black Moon Games, Lebanon NH. (Gaming)
  • 2-Player Game Night, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm, Black Moon Games, Lebanon NH. (Gaming)
  • Warmachine/Hordes Night, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Black Moon Games, Lebanon NH. (Gaming)
  • Magic EDH Casual Play, 6:00pm, Triple Play Games, Claremont NH. (Gaming)
  • Engineering in the Science Curriculum: Understanding the Next Generation Science Standards, 9:00 am, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich. Members: $125 / Non-members: $125. (Teaching)
  • Marsh Lecture Series – Alison Bechdel, 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm, Ira Allen Chapel I201-I301, UVM, Burlington. (Talk)
  • Book launch event for Dana Walrath: Like Water on Stone, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Phoenix Books, Burlington. (Books)
  • Vermont’s Great Lake. 6:30pm-8pm, North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier. $5 sugg. (Talk)
  • The Path to a Zero Energy Home. 6:30 pm, Unitarian Church, Montpelier. (Energy)
  • Jeff Danziger Talk & Film Screening – “Cartoonists: Footsoldiers of Democracy.” 6 pm, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe. (Talk)
  • MTG @ Rutland Collectibles, Rutland Collectibles, Rutland. (Gaming)
  • After School Games – Fairlee, 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Fairlee library, Fairlee. (Gaming)
  • 802MTG Randolph, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Kimball Library, Randolph. (Gaming)
  • Woodin Environmental Studies Colloquium Series – “Building the Boundary: Race and the Environment at the U.S.-Mexico Border”, 12:30 – 1:20pm, Franklin Environmental Center, The Orchard-Hillcrest 103, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • Generator Membership Orientation, 6-7 pm, Generator, Burlington. $10. (Tech)
  • PechaKucha Night, 6 pm, Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne. $6 suggested donation. (Art)
  • Doug Flack – The relationship between grass-fed animal food sources and fat-soluble vitamin content, 6:30 pm, Classroom 3, Simpson Hall, Sterling College, Craftsbury Common. (Talk)
  • Mount Mansfield Scale Modelers, 6:30-8:30 pm, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. (Models)
  • Author Appearance: William Gibson, 7pm – 7pm, Cambridge, MA. (Author)
  • ‘Macbeth’, 7 pm, Casella Theater, Castleton State College, Castleton. $7-12. (Theater)
  • Forza: The Samurai Sword Workout, 6-7 pm, North End Studio A, Burlington. $10. (Workout)