Sunday, June 17, 2018

Happenings in South Burlington for June 17-23, 2018

South Burlington provides so many opportunities for families to go out and enjoy their community. Often there are free things to do as well as things that don't cost too much money. Here are some ideas for the week of June 17-23, 2018 Get out and have some fun!

If you have signed up for our Birthday Book Program and your child has a birthday in the month of June please go to the South Burlington Community Library to pick up your FREE birthday book! There is also the option of having it mailed to your home.  If you are interested in signing up for this great FREE program, please see below for how to register.  Happy Birthday and Happy Reading!


GROWING KIDS SOUTH BURLINGTON BIRTHDAY BOOK PROGRAM
Sign up to receive FREE books!
What: A free, age-appropriate book for your child on each of their birthdays from ages 1-5
Who: All families with children ages 0-5 that live in South Burlington
How: 1. You can sign up right here on this blog by filling out the form under the tab above.
          2. You can go to the South Burlington Library and fill out a card there.
          3. You can email growingkids@childcareresource.org with your name, address, each     child's birth date.

Go to the South Burlington Library during your child's birthday month, pick up your free book, and sign in so we know you've received it.  You also have the option of having the book mailed to your home.




Public Skating at Cairns Arena
Where: Cairns Arena, 600 Swift Street
When:  Please check their website for times:  http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Who: Everyone
Cost: Adults:  $5.00, Children 6-17:  $3.00, Children under 5:  $2.00
Contact: Times are subject to change, 802-658-5577http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Skaters of all ages lace up and hit the ice. Skates available for rent for $3.00.




Summer Reading Program Kick Off at SB Library:  Libraries Rock!
Where:  155 Dorset Street
When:  Monday, June 18 from 3:00-7:00 pm
Who:  All ages
Cost:  Free
Register, Make a Contract, Read, Earn “book bucks” to Win Books! 3 different age groups plus teens and adults!

  • Ages 0-2
  • Ages 3-6 
  • Grades K to 6





South Burlington Playgroup in the Park

Where: Jaycee Park, 113 Patchen Rd.
When: Mondays from 9:30-11:00 am
Who:  Ages 0-5
Cost:  Free
Join the South Burlington Family Center for their Playgroup in the Park series. Playgroup in the Park offers children an opportunity to socialize with peers, exercise gross motor skills on the play structure and giant sand box, and get creative with sidewalk chalk and other provided art supplies.
For some added fun, feel free to bring your child's bike, trike or scooter (and helmet!) for riding on the adjacent basket ball court. Activities have been chosen for children ages 0-5, though older siblings are welcome!
  • This playgroup is weather dependent. Please check the South Burlington Family Center's website or Facebook page for any cancellations due to weather. 











Storytime at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Wednesday, June 20 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come to this storytime, upstairs in the Children's Department!

Magical Moments at South Burlington Community Library
Where:  155 Dorset Street
When:  Thursday, June 21 from 6:30-7:30 pm
Who:  Ages 3 and up
Cost:  Free
Ed Popielarczyk’s comedy magic show, complete with balloon sculptures and audience interaction!








Burger Night at Bread and Butter Farm
Where:  Cheesefactory Road
When:  Friday, June 22 from 4:30-7:30 pm
Cost:  Burger Night is now be pre-ticketed | Season passes: $90 for adult, $25 for kids | Individual event tickets $25 for adults, $10 for kids aged 2-14 | Under 2 free
Who:  Everyone
Burger Night is a celebration of our community, this land, and the food that is grown on the farm. Each Burger Night will feature a family style from-the-land meal; live music, as well as farming inspired activities like interactive tours and eco-art projects.  Each event will have a guiding theme that will shape the activities they offer. Plus, Mister Chris & Friends will perform for the kiddos and invite families to join the cherished Burger Night Parade!  They are also thrilled to pare back the food ordering process and offer a family style buffet line so you can fill your plates with our simple, delicious food. 
Burger Night will now be pre-ticketed. 
They will offer a limited number of season passes, for those of you who have been long term Burger Night goers who want to maintain the spontaneous nature of showing up when you want. Tickets get you a full plate of food, entrance to the event and access to all activities 
  • Season passes: $90 for adult, $25 for kids – and get you into every Burger Night event!
  • Individual event tickets: are $25 each for adults and $10 for kids 



Friday Night Pajama Storytime
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Friday, June 22 at 7:00 pm
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come wearing pajamas to this story time upstairs in the Children's Department!





Story Time at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Saturday, June 23 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Join them for story time upstairs in the Children's Department




Great American Camp Out (SB Parks and Recreation program)
Where: Veterans Memorial Park
When:  Saturday June 23, 5:00 pm to Sunday June 24, 9:00 am
Who:  Everyone
Cost:  Free
For all campers-beginner to seasoned!  
Get ready to kick off National Parks & Recreation Month by getting OUT and joining them for their 3rd Annual Great American Backyard Campout Event. Thousands of people across the nation will gather in their backyards, neighborhoods, communities and parks to take part in an annual event that provides a fun-filled evening for all generations to get outside and connect with nature. Set up camp, play family games, have a campfire to roast those marshmallows and enjoy a Movie in the Park! They'll not only tire the kids out, but the parents too! 

Reserve your site today by registering online or calling their office at 846-4108





Sunday, June 10, 2018

Happenings in South Burlington for June 10-16, 2018

South Burlington provides so many opportunities for families to go out and enjoy their community. Often there are free things to do as well as things that don't cost too much money. Here are some ideas for the week of June 10-16, 2018 Get out and have some fun!

If you have signed up for our Birthday Book Program and your child has a birthday in the month of June please go to the South Burlington Community Library to pick up your FREE birthday book! There is also the option of having it mailed to your home.  If you are interested in signing up for this great FREE program, please see below for how to register.  Happy Birthday and Happy Reading!


GROWING KIDS SOUTH BURLINGTON BIRTHDAY BOOK PROGRAM
Sign up to receive FREE books!
What: A free, age-appropriate book for your child on each of their birthdays from ages 1-5
Who: All families with children ages 0-5 that live in South Burlington
How: 1. You can sign up right here on this blog by filling out the form under the tab above.
          2. You can go to the South Burlington Library and fill out a card there.
          3. You can email growingkids@childcareresource.org with your name, address, each     child's birth date.

Go to the South Burlington Library during your child's birthday month, pick up your free book, and sign in so we know you've received it.  You also have the option of having the book mailed to your home.




Public Skating at Cairns Arena
Where: Cairns Arena, 600 Swift Street
When:  Please check their website for times:  http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Who: Everyone
Cost: Adults:  $5.00, Children 6-17:  $3.00, Children under 5:  $2.00
Contact: Times are subject to change, 802-658-5577http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Skaters of all ages lace up and hit the ice. Skates available for rent for $3.00.




South Burlington Playgroup

Where:  Ascension Church, 95 Allen Road
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays  from 9:30-11:00 am
Who:  Ages 0-5
Cost:  Free
Join the South Burlington Family Center for playgroup!





Tiny Tots Storytime
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Tuesday, June 12 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 1-3
Cost:  Free
Join them for this storytime for toddlers.





Baby Book Time
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Wednesday, June 13 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 0-2
Cost:  Free

Join them at this storytime little ones.






Storytime at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Wednesday, June 13 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come to this storytime, upstairs in the Children's Department!



Storytime Adventures 
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Friday, June 15 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 3-5
Cost:  Free
Join them for this story time for preschoolers.




Burger Night at Bread and Butter Farm
Where:  Cheesefactory Road
When:  Friday, June 15 from 4:30-7:30 pm
Cost:  Burger Night is now be pre-ticketed | Season passes: $90 for adult, $25 for kids | Individual event tickets $25 for adults, $10 for kids aged 2-14 | Under 2 free
Who:  Everyone
Burger Night is a celebration of our community, this land, and the food that is grown on the farm. Each Burger Night will feature a family style from-the-land meal; live music, as well as farming inspired activities like interactive tours and eco-art projects.  Each event will have a guiding theme that will shape the activities they offer. Plus, Mister Chris & Friends will perform for the kiddos and invite families to join the cherished Burger Night Parade!  They are also thrilled to pare back the food ordering process and offer a family style buffet line so you can fill your plates with our simple, delicious food. 
Burger Night will now be pre-ticketed. 
They will offer a limited number of season passes, for those of you who have been long term Burger Night goers who want to maintain the spontaneous nature of showing up when you want. Tickets get you a full plate of food, entrance to the event and access to all activities 
  • Season passes: $90 for adult, $25 for kids – and get you into every Burger Night event!
  • Individual event tickets: are $25 each for adults and $10 for kids 



Friday Night Pajama Storytime
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Friday, June 15 at 7:00 pm
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come wearing pajamas to this story time upstairs in the Children's Department!





Story Time at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Saturday, June 16 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Join them for story time upstairs in the Children's Department



Sunday, June 3, 2018

Happenings in South Burlington for June 3-9, 2018

South Burlington provides so many opportunities for families to go out and enjoy their community. Often there are free things to do as well as things that don't cost too much money. Here are some ideas for the week of June 3-9, 2018 Get out and have some fun!

If you have signed up for our Birthday Book Program and your child has a birthday in the month of June please go to the South Burlington Community Library to pick up your FREE birthday book! There is also the option of having it mailed to your home.  If you are interested in signing up for this great FREE program, please see below for how to register.  Happy Birthday and Happy Reading!


GROWING KIDS SOUTH BURLINGTON BIRTHDAY BOOK PROGRAM
Sign up to receive FREE books!
What: A free, age-appropriate book for your child on each of their birthdays from ages 1-5
Who: All families with children ages 0-5 that live in South Burlington
How: 1. You can sign up right here on this blog by filling out the form under the tab above.
          2. You can go to the South Burlington Library and fill out a card there.
          3. You can email growingkids@childcareresource.org with your name, address, each     child's birth date.

Go to the South Burlington Library during your child's birthday month, pick up your free book, and sign in so we know you've received it.  You also have the option of having the book mailed to your home.




Public Skating at Cairns Arena
Where: Cairns Arena, 600 Swift Street
When:  Please check their website for times:  http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Who: Everyone
Cost: Adults:  $5.00, Children 6-17:  $3.00, Children under 5:  $2.00
Contact: Times are subject to change, 802-658-5577http://www.cairnsarena.com/public.html
Skaters of all ages lace up and hit the ice. Skates available for rent for $3.00.




South Burlington Playgroup

Where:  Ascension Church, 95 Allen Road
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays  from 9:30-11:00 am
Who:  Ages 0-5
Cost:  Free
Join the South Burlington Family Center for playgroup!





Tiny Tots Storytime
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Tuesday, June 5 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 1-3
Cost:  Free
Join them for this storytime for toddlers.





Baby Book Time
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Wednesday, June 6 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 0-2
Cost:  Free

Join them at this storytime little ones.






Storytime at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Wednesday, June 6 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come to this storytime, upstairs in the Children's Department!



Storytime Adventures 
Where:  South Burlington Community Library, 155 Dorset Street
When:  Friday, June 8 at 10:30 am
Who:  Ages 3-5
Cost:  Free
Join them for this story time for preschoolers.





Friday Night Pajama Storytime
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Friday, June 8 at 7:00 pm
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Come wearing pajamas to this story time upstairs in the Children's Department!





Story Time at Barnes and Noble
Where: Barnes and Noble, 102 Dorset Street
When: Saturday, June 9 at 11:00 am
Who: All Ages
Cost: Free
Join them for story time upstairs in the Children's Department