Geek Things for March 10th


  • American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12–5:30PM, Fire Department, Brandon. Free. (Blood Drive)
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8:30AM–1:30PM, Hartford High School, White River Junction. Free. (Blood Drive)
  • Chess Club, 7PM, Faith United Methodist Church, South Burlington. $2-3. (Chess)
  • Mobius Community Science Night, 5:30–7:30PM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, Burlington. Free, preregister. (Science)
  • Vermont Cartoonist Laureate Appointment, 9:15AM, Various locations statewide. Free. (Cartooning)
  • ‘GasLand’, 7PM, Catamount Arts Center, St. Johnsbury. $4-7. (Documentaries)
  • Open Computer Time, 3–4:30PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Computers)
  • Poetry-Writing Group, 4:30–5:30PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Writing)
  • Bill McKone – “Vermont’s Irish Rebel: The Story of John Lonergan.” 7PM, Chester Arthur Room, Municipal Building, Fairfield. Free. (History)
  • Jennifer Finney Boylan – diversity, multiculturalism, gender and women’s issues, 7-8:30pm, Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh. Free. (Talk)
  • Lunch & Learn – Designing the Museum, 12PM, Sullivan Museum & History Center, Norwich University, Northfield. Free. (Architecture)
  • Panel Discussion – “If You Lose Your Old-Fashioned Town Meeting, Are You Losing Democracy?”, 7PM, Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury. Free. (Politics)
  • Warren Spinner – The issues affecting forest health, 7–8:30PM, Leddy Park Arena, Burlington. Free. (Trees)
  • ‘Underneath the Lintel’, 7:30PM, FlynnSpace, Burlington. $24.30-32.50; special $10 tickets available at the door 10 minutes before curtain. (Theater)
  • Open Miniatures Tables!, 5pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games Gamespace, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • “The Risky Lives of Professional Guinea Pigs: Alienation and Boredom at the the Pharmaceutical Industry Margins”, 4:30 – 5:45pm, McCardell Bicentennial Hall, 216, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • “Mental Machines” Film Series, Mar 6 – 13 2011, Cambridge, MA (Films)
  • James Kochalka Superstar at Tupelo Music Hall, 8:00 pm, Tupelo Music Hall, White River Junction. (Music)

 

Geek Things for March 9th

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive: Burlington, 8:30AM–2PM, Burlington High School, Burlington. Free. (Blood Drive)
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive: Colchester, 2–6PM, American Legion, Colchester. Free. (Blood Drive)
  • ‘GasLand’, 1:30PM, 4PM, 7PM, Catamount Arts Center, St. Johnsbury. $4-7. (Documentaries)
  • ‘All About Owls’, 9–10AM, Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Quechee. $10-12 per child; free for accompanying adults. (Kids)
  • High School Book Group, 5–6PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Teens)
  • Charley MacMartin – Vermont’s stone walls and recent efforts to preserve them. 6–8PM, UVM Horticultural Research Center, South Burlington. $10-20. (Talk)
  • Robert Appel – “Immigration and the Arizona Case.” 6:30–8:30PM, Burlington College, Burlington. Free. (Talks)
  • ‘Underneath the Lintel’ A Dutch librarian transforms into a globe-trotting detective as he tries to get to the bottom of a book returned 113 years overdue in this Vermont Stage Company production starring artistic director Mark Nash. 7:30PM, FlynnSpace, Burlington. $24.30-32.50; special $10 tickets available at the door 10 minutes before curtain. (Theater, Awesome Librarians)
  • Writers’ Group, 7–9PM, Johnson Public Library, Johnson. Free. (Writing)
  • Magic Booster Draft – $12, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Pathfinder Society, 6:30pm – 11:00pm, Game Lounge, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • NOOK Classic! All You Need to Know, 6:00 PM, Barnes & Noble, South Burlington. (eReaders)
  • “Mental Machines” Film Series Mar 6 – 13 2011, Cambridge, MA (Films)
  • D&D Encounter, 6:00pm – 8:30pm, The Gamers Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • Naruto, 4:30pm – 8:00pm, The Gamer’s Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • Public Libraries in the Digital Age, 1:30, Aldrich Library, Barre. $5 for non-members, Info. 454-4675. (Libraries)

Geek Things for March 8th

  • Green Drinks, 6–8PM, The Skinny Pancake, Montpelier. Free. (Environmentalism)
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11AM–4:30PM, Bellows Free Academy, Fairfax. Free. (Blood Drive)
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10AM–4PM, American Legion Post 27, Middlebury. Free. (Blood Drive)
  • Radio Amateurs of Northern Vermont Ham Radio Club Meeting, 7–9PM, O’Brien Civic Center, South Burlington. Free. (Radio)
  • ‘GasLand’, 7PM, Catamount Arts Center, St. Johnsbury. $4-7. (Documentary)
  • Creative Tuesdays, 3–5PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Kids)
  • Open Computer Time, 3–4:30PM, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free. (Computers)
  • Science & Stories, 11AM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, Burlington. Regular admission, $8.50-10.50; free for kids 2 and under. (Kids)
  • Brown Bag Lunch History Talk – The life of Joseph Hoag, a Quaker who moved to Vermont in the 1790s. 12PM, Sheldon Museum, Middlebury. Free. (History)
  • Debby Bergh – “Penguins By the Thousands: An Expedition to the Falklands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula.” 6:30PM, Pierson Library, Shelburne. Free. (Penguins)
  • Dr. Quinn Mecham – exploring what’s at stake in the Middle East, in light of recent democratic revolutions. 7PM, The Barn Door Restaurant at the 1824 House, Waitsfield. Free. (Current Events)
  • Boardgame Night, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • HeroClix!, 7:30pm – 11:00pm, Game Lounge, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • Keith Reeves Lecture – “the impact of racial politics on electoral behavior and public policy issues.” 4:30 – 6pm, Robert A Jones ’59 Conference Room, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • “Living In Emergency: Stories of Doctors without Borders”, 7:30 – 9pm, McCullough Social Space, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Documentary)
  • “Mental Machines” Film Series [http://nescifievents.org/?p=2259], Mar 6 – 13 2011, Cambridge, MA (Film)
  • Welcome Back, Redwings. 10-11:30am, North Branch Nature Center, Montpelier. $5 per child. Info. 229-6206. (Kids)

 

Geek Things for March 1st

 

American Red Cross Blood Drive: Burlington, 10:30AM–4PM, Champlain College, Burlington. Free. (Vampires)
Daily Design Challenge, 12PM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, Burlington. Regular admission, $8.50-10.50; free for kids 2 and under. (Kids)
Science & Stories – Moose, 11AM, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, Burlington. Regular admission, $8.50-10.50; free for kids 2 and under. (Kids, Moose)
‘Communities and Justice: Inequality and Innovation in America’s Justice System’, 4:30PM, 7:30PM, Middlebury College, Middlebury. Free. (Criminal Justice)
‘Sustaining Sustainable Enterprises in the New Decade’, 7:30PM, Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building, UVM, Burlington. Free. (Talk)
Boardgame Night, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
HeroClix!, 7:30pm – 11:00pm, Game Lounge, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
“Environment, Health and Transportation Systems Design,” 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Living and Learning Commons, room 315, UVM Campus, Burlington. (Talk)
Author Appearance: Daniel Drezner – Presenting “Theories of International Politics and Zombies”, 7pm – 8pm, Cambridge, MA. http://nescifievents.org/?p=2266 (SciFi)
Communities & Justice US Prison System, 4:30 – 6pm, McCardell Bicentennial 220, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)
“From Alexander the Great to Mubarak: Reporting on History and Politics in the Middle East’, 4:30 – 6pm Robert A Jones Conference Room, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)