South Burlington Residents You’re Invited!
Upcoming Special Events Aug 3 -
Bikes & Bites
Aug 8 -
Master Planning Party for Underwood
Aug 12 - CityFest Aug 17 - Bikes & Bites Aug 31 - Bikes & Bites Sept 9 - Yappy Hour Sept 14 - Bikes & Bites
Save the Date for Upcoming Events
Master Planning Party for Underwood Tuesday, August 8 5—7 PM
3rd Annuala South ome stroll the mowed circuit and experience varietyBurlington of stations that represent what elements could be part of this amazing park. Each station will have an activity to participate in as well as a host and demonstration table explaining their potential. The YUM food truck will be on site to provide refreshments and food for purchase. The following stations will be represented: • • • •
• Recreation Games Saturday, August • Wild Play12
Agriculture Water Quality Habitat Connectivity Nature Trails
• Event Space Potential 5 to 9 PM Veterans Memorial Park
Parking will be on the South side of Nowland Farm Road and at Overlook Park. Free Bike Valet onsite for your convenience.
Young at Heart Club Aug 2 Aug 9 -
Birthdays & Prize Bingo Trivia Fun, Ice Cream Sundaes, & more
Aug 16 - No Program
August 17 — The Devon McGarry Band
Bring the whole family, experience the park and share with us your vision for the future of the Underwood August 31 — Jenni Johnson & The Junketeers Property.
September 14 — Josh Panda
Every Other Thursday 5-8 PM Veterans Memorial Park
Yappy Hour Checklist:
Collar Leash Human
Aug 23 - Burlington’s Historic Church Street Presentation Aug 30 - Summer Card Making *Young at Heart Club meets each Wednesday, starting with a meal at 12 pm, followed by a free program at 1 pm at City
Saturday, September 9 5 - 8 PM Red Rocks Park Fee: $10 per dog
Music Food & Beverages
Hall. *Call by the Friday before to reserve your
Agility Obstacle Course
meal at 846-4108.
*Cost of meal is $4.00.
Community Events VYCC Gathering — Aug 14 Wheeler Homestead 6:00-7:00 pm COMMUNIT Y LIBRARY
Teeny Tiny Expolorers— Aug 8 9:30 am @ Wheeler Gardens Adventures with the Bookworms — Aug 4 & 11 9:30 am @ Wheeler Gardens Mad Hatter’s Tea Party — Aug 2 10 am @ Wheeler Gardens Stories on the Screen — Aug 7 10 am Gnome Homes & Fairy Forts — Aug 9 10 am @ Wheeler Gardens
Awesome Arcade Party — Aug 10 10 am-12 pm
Hear from local, hard-working Corps Members to learn about the impact the South Burlington/ Williston VYCC Crew at Red Rocks Park, Mud Pond in Williston and Lake Iroquois, and throughout our community. Your attendance enhances learning outcomes for Corps Members! Free and open to the public. Light refreshments. RSVPs helpful, not essential. Contact John.Woodward@vycc.org for more information and to RSVP.
Summer Camps Jr Rec Camp — Completing Grades: K-6 August 7-11 & August 14-18 This is a wonderful twist on traditional day camp. Packed with recreation, sports, arts & crafts, and nature programs, there is never a dull moment. This activitybased camp is the perfect blend of choice activities, age group rotations, and the ever popular”Themed Ultimates”. The program fee includes: all activities, field trips, lunch, and snack. This is also a Vermont State Licensed day camp. Child Care Resource funding may be used for this program, if families qualify.
Lil’Tykes Camp — Ages: 4-5 August 7-11 & August 14-18 This camp provides 4-5 year olds the perfect setting for their first day camp experience. New adventures abound as our youngest campers will have opportunities to socialize and play cooperatively in a camp of children their own age. New for this year, lunch will be provided.
On The Go Camp — Grades: 5-8 August 14-18
Visit www.sburlcomlib.com for more program offerings.
Join our Adventure Staff and challenge the great outdoors in these one week camps, full of Outdoor Ultimate Recreation. Each week will include hiking, biking, kayaking, teambuilding and a special trip. The cooperative planning of the campers and counselors determines the activities. No two weeks are the same!
Fabulous Field Trips — Grades: 2-6 August 14-18 Come join our summer staff for a fun-filled week of field trips. Each day will begin with a group challenge before heading out by bus to a special location. There will be 5 unique trips, no two days will be the same! This will be a fun-filled week to wind down the summer.
Adult Programs Berry Picking — 55+ August 15 | 9 am-1 pm Our morning will start off with breakfast at a local restaurant and then, we will head to Charlotte Berry Farm to pick blueberries. Breakfast is included. Blueberries are on your own.
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum — 55+
Amusement Park Tickets
August 31 | 9:30 am-3 pm Put on your walking shoes as we explore the museum in Vergennes. The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum uses the active discovery and care of Lake Champlain’s maritime heritage and environment as a launching pad to inspire life-long learning through hands-on, mind-on experiences. After our visit at the museum, we will enjoy a delicious lunch at the Red Mill Restaurant.
Fall Soccer starts September 9 Coed Soccer - Decision Deadline: August 18 3 Year Olds — $40/$48 4 Year Olds — $40/$48 KinderPro — $55/$66 Grades 1-2 — $55/$66
Great Escape General Admission — $40 Great Escape Parking Pass — $18 Six Flags New England — $39 Bromley Mountain — $ 33
Boys Soccer - Decision Deadline: August 18 Grades 3-4 — $55/$66 Grades 5-6 — $55/$66 Recreation News SoBu Life Your Fall/Winter edition of SoBuLife will be coming to your home through direct mail between August 10- August 12, with registration open upon receipt. This publication is intended to keep South Burlingtonians updated as to all the exciting things happening in the city, to include a comprehensive Recreation and Parks catalogue beginning on page 9. Be sure to check it out, as we are offering over 25+ new programs this season. In an effort to keep our community current, we will now be publishing and mailing out SoBuLife three times per year. While we don’t have specific dates at this point, the general calendar will be as follows: •
Late January ( to include winter programming and summer camp guide)
Mid May ( to include all summer activities, programs and events as well as youth fall soccer)
Early September ( to include all fall programing, special events and holiday celebrations)
We would love to hear your feedback and encourage you to share your thoughts and ideas with Coralee Holm, South Burlington Public Information Officer, at the following email address: email@example.com.
New Website to Launch Mid-August! We are thrilled to announce that we are currently under construction for a new website, which will launch August 21st. We hope the new stream-lined look allows for greater ease while navigating. Rest assured that our current registration platform will remain unchanged, so there will be no lapse in program availability. We appreciate your patience as we work diligently to provide our community with a quality product to interface with.
Office Closed August 16 - Bennington Battle Day
* Last day to purchase tickets is Friday, September 1.
CITYFEST 3rd Annual South Burlington
Saturday, August 12 5 to 9 PM Veterans Memorial Park
The One Hit Wonders Performing hits from the â€˜60s through today. Dance and sing along to rock, pop, crossover country hits, and funky faves.
Shuttle Bus All SBSD Schools & UMall 4:30 to 9:30 pm
Bike Valet Provided By: LocalMotion
Food Trucks Local Foods Craft Brews Ciders & more
Firework Presenting Sponsor
Spectacular Fireworks Show @ 8:45 pm Activities Face Painting Zamboni Rides Touch-A-Truck Mini Train Rides L.L. Bean Fly Casting Sambatucada Parade Strolling Entertainment Vendor Village â€” 4 pm