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August 21, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Sam Mazza's
Join Penny Cunningham and Lisa Liotta for sessions of outdoor sketching and painting in beautiful Colchester at off-site locations. Some materials provided, or feel free to bring your own. This will be a relaxed group and we welcome all levels of artistic experience. Sign up at the link.
August 23, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ask at Front Desk
Knitters and other needle workers of all skill levels meet Wednesdays, beginners welcome. This month, come and learn to make baby socks!
August 26, 2017, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Burnham Room
Join professional antique dealer, auctioneer and appraiser Brian Bittner and full-time appraiser Lori Scotnicki. With special interest and experience in works of art, painting, and sculpture, early American accessories and Folk Art, vintage and antique pocket and wristwatches and other estate jewelry, old silver, and old photographs from Daguerreotypes to WWII snapshots. *
August 28, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Burnham Room
Join us for Mah Jongg, the Chinese tile game that has become increasingly popular in the US. Whether you’re new to the game, or have played for years, you’re invited!
August 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Burnham Room
Join our afternoon book group! We read a wide range of books, and the discussion is led by a Library staff member. This month, we’ll be reading The Girls by Emma Cline. Copies of the book are available for checkout.
August 29, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Burnham Room
Bring a mat and enjoy poses for mindful stretching and relaxation. A registered nurse of over 30 years, Betty Molnar is certified as a Hatha Yoga instructor from the Temple of Kriya Yoga in Chicago. Sponsored by the Friends of Burnham Library.
August 30, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ask at Front Desk
August 31, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Groennfell Meadery
Do you like reading non-fiction, science fiction, or action novels? Then join us at Groennfell Meadery (856 Hercules Drive) to enjoy some good books and better drinks. Everyone is welcome, regardless of gender. Stop by or call for the title.
August 19, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Children's Area
A weekly selection of music and books for children of all ages. No sign-up required.
August 21, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Town Meeting House
Meet other children (and their parents!) who are heading to kindergarten in the fall. Stories, activities and a chance to share your thoughts. Everybody leaves with a free book! Come to one session or to all three. Sign up at the link.
August 21, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Children's Area
Come to the library for music and fun every Tuesday. Best for ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of Burnham Library.
August 22, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Area
A weekly selection of music, rhymes, stories, and a snack! For ages 18 months-3 years. Call to sign-up.
August 22, 2017, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM @ Children's Area
Sign up to read to our volunteer certified therapy dog. If you’re not yet reading, an adult will read to you while you and Willy Wonka sit back and enjoy the stories. Call to sign up!
August 23, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Town Meeting House
Whether you’ve played before, or it’s your first time, you should join up! Players take on invented personas and use cleverness and luck to face challenges, defeat enemies, and save the day. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
August 24, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Multipurpose Room
Do you enjoy Lego? Stop by the library every Thursday, and join us! Each week we’ll be creating a new project!
August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Children's Area
August 28, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Town Meeting House
August 28, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Children's Area
August 29, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children's Area
August 29, 2017, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM @ Children's Area
August 30, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Multipurpose Room
Join us for our writing club for children from kindergarten to 5th grade. Let’s create stories! Call 264-5660 for more information, and to sign up.
August 31, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Multipurpose Room
August 24, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Burnham Room
(Moved to 8/24) The library’s trustees meet monthly, and meetings are open to the public.
August 25, 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Multipurpose Room
Kon'nichiwa anime and manga fans! We’re watching shows, eating delicious Japanese inspired creations, and geeking out with kawaii crafts because we can. Bring likeminded friends and Tanoshimimasu! Teens grades 6 -12. Sign up at the link below.
August 22, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Outer Bay Conference Room
The selectboard is responsible for general supervision of the affairs of the town; this includes enacting ordinances and rules, proposing an annual budget and setting the tax rate, appointing individuals to non-elected boards and commissions, and a variety of other related tasks.
Meetings are on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:30 pm, at the Colchester Town Offices, 781 Blakely Road, in the Outer Bay Conference Room on the 3rd floor. Enter through the front door of the building and take the elevator or the stairs to the left. Special meetings at different times and locations are also held occasionally throughout the year.