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January 1, 2020

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January 4, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
On the first Saturday of each month, travel back in time with local history buff Terry Abrisz. Your time machine? The reproduced pages of historic local newspapers. This month's topic will be The Burlington depot: A History, chronicling the rise of the current depot, originally built in 1944 as the... Read More
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January 4, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church
Every third Wednesday from September through June, add some cultural enrichment to your lunch hour with the Burlington Lunchtime Chamber Music Series. The concerts are free and open to the public. This special afternoon concert features violinist Vidya Mullangi performing works by Bach, Max Bruch and Debussy. For more information,... Read More
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January 4, 2020, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: The Washington
Visit with presidential candidate Andrew Yang over beers at The Washington. For more information, visit yang2020.com.
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Children & Youth
January 6, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Kick off the opening of the library's indoor rock garden with this Random Rocks of Kindness event. Paint a rock to add to the garden or to gift to a stranger in a random act of kindness that really rocks! For more information, visit burlington.lib.ia.us
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January 8, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Based in Chicago and featuring musicians from Bosnia, Spain, the UK - including two Grammy award nominees - and the US, Fandango! has been hailed as " ... the most exciting new group on Chicago's musical scene." For more information, visit burlcivicmusic.com
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Food & Cooking
January 9, 2020, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: First United Church of Christ, 611 Columbia St
Homemade meatball stroganoff or chicken bacon ranch sandwich, plus two sides, dessert and a beverage, all for just $7. Call ahead to carry out, or dine-in the social hall and enjoy fellowship in this beautiful historic church at the top of Snake Alley. Call 319-754-4807 for to go orders. For... Read More
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January 10, 2020, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Think you've got what it takes to unseat the reigning champions? come test your knowledge on a variety of topics at Friends of the Library Trivia Night! Five epic rounds of 10 questions each, with a $25 Footnotes gift card for each member of the winning team and a special... Read More
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January 11, 2020, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Five artists will bring their creativity, brushes and competitive spirit to battle for a $250 cash prize in this live painting competition. Artists will paint an original artwork in front of a live audience in just three hours. The subject and theme will not be known to the artists until... Read More
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January 11, 2020, 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: The Washington
GA-20 is a brand new electric blues band out of Boston, opening for iconic bluesman Biscuit Miller. Award-winning bluesman Biscuit Miller and the Mix bring their high energy, fun & funky blues to The Washington. Tickets are $15 in advance and available at Weird Harold's in downtown Burlington and online... Read More
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Classes & Workshops
January 13, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Dance your way into the new year at the library! Channel your inner Jane Fonda and practice your jazzercise skills while listening to classic '80s jams. This family-friendly program is presented by Public Services Manager Sam, who invites you to 'sweat it out,' then check out your favorites from the... Read More
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January 15, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington Welcome Center
Lori Carnes of the Raptor Research Project answers all your questions about the majestic bald eagle. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit dmcconservation.com.
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January 15, 2020, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church
Every third Wednesday from September through June, add some cultural enrichment to your lunch hour with the Burlington Lunchtime Chamber Music Series. The concerts are free and open to the public. This week's concert features music for one piano, four hands - with Joel Brown and Heidi Riepe. For more... Read More
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January 17, 2020, 8:00 AM - 11:55 PM
Location: Memorial Auditorium
Friday is for the boot-scootin' boogiers! All ages welcome for honky-tonk and line dancing with David Kroll and Heartland. Just $5 cover and your first drink is free!
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January 18, 2020, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Burlington Bent River Brewing Co
Put your team together and head to downtown Burlington to take on the Arctic Challenge and raise some cash for your favorite charity. Dress warmly - these challenges take place outdoors! Afterward, you can warm up with food and drink specials plus live music. For more information, follow Burlington Bent... Read More
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January 18, 2020, 7:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Location: The Washington
Local bands Atlas Take Charge and Beyond the Heavens are joined by Des Moines rockers Main State. All ages; $10 at the door. Fore more information, visit thewashingtonmusic.com.
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January 18, 2020, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Treat yourself to a post-holiday trip to the not-so-distant past with this talented, high-energy Elton John tribute band! Opening for the legendary Rocket Man is the equally fabulous Robb Stewart - from Maggie May to Bennie & the Jets, this performance promises to throw it back to the glory days.... Read More
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January 18, 2020, 8:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Location: Memorial Auditorium
Saturday is for the headbangers! Throw it back to the days of big hair with music from Def Leppard, Van Halen, Motley Crue, Poison and more. Just $5 cover; all ages admitted. For more information, visit burlingtonriverfront.com.
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Classes & Workshops
January 20, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Sometimes we're so busy taking care of everything and everyone else, taking care of ourselves is difficult to figure out and schedule. Make a self-care cube to help focus on your own wellness. This family-friendly program is presented by Library Aide Sara. For more information, visit burlington.lib.ia.us Sweating to... <a href=Read More
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January 23, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Greater Burlington's version of the Piano Man returns to Wake N Bake - and he's taking requests. For more information, visit wakenbakebreakfast.com or follow Wake N Bake on Facebook.
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January 24, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Local guy Nic Fry rocking the west end of Jefferson Street. For more information, visit wakenbakebreakfast.com or follow Wake N Bake on Facebook.
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January 25, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington Welcome Center
Learn about bald eagles during a short program at the Welcome Center, then head to Lock and Dam 18 to help count eagles. Dress warm! All ages, free, no registration required. Visit dmcconservation.com for more information.
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Classes & Workshops
January 27, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
This healthy snack dates back to 13th-century Egypt and is packed full of vitamins and minerals. Learn to make your own hummus in the Create Space with Sarah and Sam. Please register to ensure sufficient materials are available for all participants - just call the library or register on the... Read More
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Classes & Workshops
January 27, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: CBIZ, 610 N. Fourth St
This workshop will guide you through the basics of starting a small business. Learn how to write a business plan, what legal structure to choose for taxes, how to conduct market research, marketing ideas, and what financing is available for small businesses. Cost is $19. Register today by calling CBIZ... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
January 29, 2020, 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Corked 101, 514 Jefferson st
All downtown business owners, property owners, employees and residents are invited to attend this free, casual info and networking event at the newly remodeled Corked 101 wine bar at 514 Jefferson St. This month's topic will be snow removal, and you'll have a chance to share news about your downtown... Read More
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Sports & Outdoors
January 29, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Burlington Bent River Brewing Company
Sometimes, you need a beer. Sometimes, you need yoga. Sometimes, you need both. Liquid Flow is a beverage-friendly yoga class with a happy-hour vibe in a judgement-free zone. Classes are Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 PM and Sundays from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Class is $10 and includes a... Read More
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