Winterlude 2022

Burlington’s Old East End Neighborhood Coalition is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Winterlude Festival to help you chase away those winter blues! Break the isolation of winter and visit Schmanska Park in a COVID-safe way. Enjoy outdoor activities throughout February including snowshoeing, sledding, cross-country skiing, nature walks, and a kid’s Story Walk®. We encourage everyone toContinue reading “Winterlude 2022”

Vellum Lanterns are Back!

Everybody loved last year’s lanterns so much that we are bringing back this beloved community craft project for Winterlude 2022! Help us light up Schmanska Park! Free supplies at the barn If you want to make a lantern or two, pick up free supplies right now at the Schmanska Park barn on Grove Street. LookContinue reading “Vellum Lanterns are Back!”

Live. Local.

The Old East End hit the big time when WPTZ NBC5 rep’d our community building efforts on the February 25th 6pm newscast. Check out what new friend-of-the-‘hood and NBC anchor extraordinaire Liz Strzepa has to say right here! We’re all anxiously awaiting the arrival of our SAG cards… what if they’re lost in the mail?!Continue reading “Live. Local.”

Activity Map

We’ve created a handy-dandy Schmanska Park map to guide you directly to your favorite Winterlude activity. For the full experience, click here or on the Activity Map button conveniently located at the top of this section under the Current Activities heading. View the map online or download a .pdf, we’re all about choice here atContinue reading “Activity Map”

Story Walk®

The snowflakes were resting after their twisting twirling dance through the crisp night air. Every twig in the forest wore a new coat of glimmering white. Daybreak came softly moving through the woods and yawning as its rays slowly stretched across the snowy meadows. The birds were the first to notice… Enjoy a New YorkContinue reading “Story Walk®”