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August 21, 2018, 7:00 PM
Major areas of discussion include Exit 16 neighborhood
August 18, 2018, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ Burnham Memorial Library
Bring an antique or two for appraisal. Professional antique dealer, auctioneer and appraiser Brian Bittner has a special interest and experience in works of art and sculpture, Early American accessories and Folk Art, vintage watches, estate jewelry and old photographs from daguerreotypes to WWII snapshots. Please call to sign up.
August 20, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Young Adult Room
New book club for adult readers of YA! Bring your book suggestions, name ideas, and your favorite YA book or author. This month, we’re reading The Diviners by Libba Bray. Copies are available for checkout upstairs.
August 21, 2018, 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 Yatha instructor from the Temple of Kriya Yoga in Chicago. Sponsored by the Friends of Burnham Library.
August 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burnham Room
Knitters and other needle workers of all skill levels meet Wednesdays; beginners are always welcome. This month, come and learn how to make cables.
August 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Burnham Room
August 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Ask at Front Desk
Join Penny Cunningham and Lisa Liotta for three one hour sessions of outdoor sketching and painting in beautiful Colchester at three 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.
August 28, 2018, 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 Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston. Copies of the book are available for checkout.
August 28, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Burnham Room
August 29, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burnham Room
August 17, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
This story time is for babies aged 0-18 months and their caregivers. We will share the magic of stories, songs, rhymes, bounces, and fingerplays from July 13- August 17. Participants will receive books and more at each session they attend. No sign-up required.
August 17, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Children ages 7-11 use equipment to make their own television program, complete a library-themed project and produce a take-home DVD at each session. Attend 1 or all 3!
August 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Children's Area
A weekly selection of music and books for children of all ages. No sign-up required.
August 20, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Meet the other children (and their parents) who are heading to kindergarten in the fall. Join us for stories, activities and a chance to share your thoughts. Everyone leaves with a free book! Come to one session or to all three.
August 20, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Children's Area
Come to the library for music and fun every week. Best for ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of Burnham Library
August 20, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
What birds have been rocking since the days of dinosaurs? Raptors of course! We'll meet some of the coolest birds of prey around and learn about the adaptation that have impressed humans for thousands of years. Ages 5 & up.
August 21, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
August 22, 2018, 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 23, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Do you enjoy Lego? Stop by the library every Thursday, and join us! Each week we’ll be creating a new project!
August 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Children's Area
August 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
August 27, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Children's Area
August 28, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
August 30, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
August 17, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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! Pixel creations of your favorite characters with perler beads! Teens grades 6 -12.
August 17, 2018, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Bayside Park
What better way to enjoy a beautiful night than to relax in your favorite Colchester Park and enjoy a movie. Colchester Parks & Recreation will be hosting five Movies in the Park this summer, showing a family-friendly movie outside on our new, giant screen! All films are rated G or PG.
Please note that due to film licensing regulations, we cannot print and promote which movie we will screened. You can call our hotline number at 264-5645 to hear the full listing of movies that will be shown this summer (or guess from the picture)!
August 24, 2018, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ Bayside Park
August 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Outer Bay Conference Room
The Planning Commission oversees revisions to the Town Zoning Regulations, undertakes planning studies for the long-term growth of Colchester, and updates the Town Plan.
They meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Town Offices (Outer Bay Room, 3rd Floor) at 7:00 PM.
August 28, 2018, 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.