Weekend Wednesdays: August 14th to August 16th


Weekend Wednesdays NowHere are some of our favorite family friendly activities happening this weekend…

Saturday, August 15, 2015

City Fest (South Burlington)

Head to Veterans Memorial Park for a fun filled Day to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the City of South Burlington. There will be carnival rides, music, craft fair, home run derby, food trucks, face painting, touch-a-truck, craft beer and cider, a Blackhawk helicopter, and fireworks!

Cost: Free | Food and Drink Vendors cost money

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Burlington Goes PINK for American Cancer Society

Pink Day Kick-Off Party for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, presented by Burlington Town Center & Church Street Marketplace from 11 am to 3 pm. Wear PINK for shopping discounts at participating Burlington Town Center & Church Street stores. There will be: Free Yoga Class by Athleta, Hear from Guest Speakers, including Mary Cenci O’Brien from Star 92.9, Beauty Make-overs by Macy’s, Live Music by Iris Downey, Face painting & Hair Feathers by Vermont Face & Body, Raffle Prizes, Giveaways & more!Plus, learn more about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in October and how you can get involved!

Cost: Free

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Congo Luzingu Festival and Independence Day Celebration

August 15 is the Independence Day of the Republic of Congo. For the past three years, the community of people from the Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) living in Vermont has celebrated this day. This year we are hosting Congo Luzingu festival, a celebration of the history, the arts, the foods, the sculptures, the languages, the poetry, the clothing styles, the music and the dances of people from the Republic of Congo. This event is featuring NGOMA ZA KONGO, a group of Congolese traditional dancers from New York and LES SAPEURS DE BURLINGTON, a parade clothing styles used to resist against the colonizers. Come and celebrate with us.

This event is co-funded and sponsored by Vermont community Foundation, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington Community Health Center, Association of Africans Living in Vermont, CCTV, Peace and Justice Center and many more.

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