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September 2015

EAT x NE Festival

September 19, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - September 20, 2015 @ 10:00 pm
Free

Presented by the Skinny Pancake and Higher Ground, ExNE (Eat by Northeast) is a FREE weekend-long celebration of Vermont food and a fundraiser for local food organizations. Come hungry, and…

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July 2017

Nature Poetry Writing

July 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

From William Wordsworth to Mary Oliver, poets have turned to nature for inspiration, consolation, fascination and delight. We invite you to join your friends and neighbors by taking time out…

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September 2017

Cross-Pollinator Potluck Series

September 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Burlington Permaculture group for an evening of cross-pollination (with each other) and seeding (ideas and projects). Gather at the Stone Circle at Oakledge Park (near the beach). Please bring a…

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Bocce Club Clinic

September 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Did you know Oakledge Park has TWO bocce courts that are fully accessible? To celebrate this new feature, the Burlington Bocce Club and the NDAA (Northeast Disabled Athletic Society) are…

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May 2018

Beyond Weeds: Urban Wildcrafting at Oakledge Park

May 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Seeing Vermont's Prolific Native and Invasive Wild Plants with New Eyes Many of our most common weeds are nutrient-dense foods and have powerful healing properties. Some can help clean contaminated soil…

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Tree Planting Day at Oakledge Park

May 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Join Audubon Vermont and the Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront Department to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day! We will be planting 1,000 bird friendly native plants at Burlington's Oakledge Park…

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Poetry Writing in Burlington’s Urban Wilds

May 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

From William Wordsworth to Mary Oliver, poets have turned to nature for inspiration, consolation, fascination and delight. We invite you to join your friends and neighbors by taking time out…

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July 2018

Senior Summer Picnic

July 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

We’re celebrating our 40th annual event and it is rumored to be more fun than ever before. Enjoy a wonderful grilled lunch, music, dance entertainment and give-aways! Sign up early!…

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September 2018

Vermont Heart Walk

September 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

We aren't just walking. We're Heartwalking! Thank you for joining nearly 1 million Americans at 305 events across the country to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.…

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May 2019

Oakledge For All: Grand Opening Celebration

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Please join us to celebrate the first installment of Oaklege for All, the region's first universally accessible playground at Oakledge Park. As many of you know, Oakledge for All, had to…

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Tree Planting Day at Oakledge Park

May 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Come get your hands dirty and your heart full. In partnership with Audubon Vermont, we'll be planting more native trees an shrubs to restore the wetland areas of Oakledge Park.…

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June 2019

ArtOUTside: Plein Air Watercolor, Sketching, & Painting (Art of Observation Series)

June 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

After brief introductions, participants in this community Plein Air art gathering will explore the natural environments of Oakledge Park and choose their preferred views/locations. Community artists will be on hand…

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August 2019

Zoe’s Race

August 25, 2019

Howard Center’s Zoe’s Race is a 1K fun run and 5K walk/run designed to raise funds for Vermont families who are in need of creating accessible homes for their children.…

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