Geek Things for April 22nd, 2015

  • ‘Dinosaur Train’, 10:30 am-12 pm, Jaquith Public Library, Marshfield. (Kids)
  • Jason Garbarino – “Interventional Cardiology: What are Cardiac Cathertization, Coronary Bypass Surgery and Pacemakers?” 12-1 pm, Shelburne Bay Senior Living Community, Shelburne. (Medical)
  • Earth Day Plant Walk, 1-2 pm, Hunger Mountain Coop, Montpelier. (Outdoors)
  • Earth Day: ‘Into the Gyre’ – The effects of plastic pollution in the North Atlantic Ocean. 2:30 pm, Room 207, Bentley Hall, Johnson State College, Johnson. (Talk)
  • Magic: The Gathering – Draft – $12 Entry Fee, 6:30pm – 11:00pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Brainerd Commons – American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11am – 4pm, Wilson McCullough Student Center, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Blood)
  • D&D at Brap’s – D&D Encounters Elemental Evil, 6:00pm, Brap’s Magic, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • RFL Board meeting, 5:15PM-6:45PM, Fox Room, Rutland Free Library, Rutland. (Libraries)
  • The Dark Side Reading Group – Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright, 1:00pm, Northshire Bookstore, Manchester Center. (Books)
  • Woodcock Watch with North Branch Nature Center. 7:30pm, North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier. $5 members, $10 nonmembers. (Birds)
  • Game Night, 4pm – 6pm, Aldrich Library, Barre. (Gaming)
  • Punctuation and Poetry with F. Brett Cox, 7:00PM, Local 64, Montpelier. (Poetry)
  • Co-op open for league warmups, 6:00pm – 6:30pm, Pinball Co-op, South Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Team Pingolf Pinball League @ Co-op, 7pm – 9pm, Pinball Co-op, South Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Dungeons & Dragons! 6-9pm, Triple Play Games, Claremont NH. (Gaming)
  • “Night Sky” Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, 3:30pm – 4:00pm, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury. (Astronomy)
  • Pokemon League, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Black Moon Games, Lebanon NH. (Gaming)
  • Board Game Night, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Black Moon Games, Lebanon NH. (Gaming)
  • D&D Encounters, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Black Moon Games, Lebanon NH. (Gaming)
  • Fred Kirschenmann “Practical Strategies for Anticipating Future Food and Agriculture Challenges” 6 pm, Simpson Hall, Sterling College, Craftsbury Common. (Talk)
  • Writers Group, 7-8:30 pm, Varnum Memorial Library, Jeffersonville. (Writing)
  • ECHO Earth Week’s MudFest, 10:30 am-5 pm, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington. Regular admission, $9.50-12.50; free for kids ages 2 and under. (Kids)
  • Short Fiction Writing Workshop, 6:30 pm, 22 Church St., Burlingto. Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space. (Writing)