Sat., April 19, 9 a.m.
Berlin Elementary School - Barre/Montpelier
Price: $12-20; free for spectators. Quick thinkers in grades K through 12 vie for their opponents' king in a meeting of the minds. Registration, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; games, 10 a.m.
Sat., April 19, 5 p.m., Sat., May 17, 5 p.m., Sat., June 21, 5 p.m., Sat., July 19, 5 p.m., Sat., Aug. 16, 5 p.m., Sat., Sept. 20, 5 p.m., Sat., Oct. 18, 5 p.m., Sat., Nov. 15, 5 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 20, 5 p.m.
Derby Line Village Hall - Northeast Kingdom
Price: Free. Players of varying experience levels sit down to nontraditional board games, including Settlers of Catan and Carcassonne.
Wed., April 23, 2-3 p.m.
Brownell Library - Chittenden County
Price: Free. Players show off their physical gaming skills.
Tue., April 29, 6:30-9 p.m.
ArtsRiot - Burlington
Price: Free; preregister; limited space. Seven rounds of food trivia stimulate the minds — and appetites — of participants, who vie for various prizes and bragging rights.
Tuesdays, 5-7:45 p.m. Continues through April 30
Fletcher Free Library - Burlington
Price: Free. Tabletop games entertain players of all skill levels. Kids 13 and under require a legal guardian or parental permission to attend.
Mondays, 7-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 29
Hotel Vermont - Burlington
Price: Free. Teams of quick thinkers gather for a meeting of the minds. Lobby.
Wednesdays, 9:15 a.m., Fridays, 10 a.m., Mondays, 7 p.m. and Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Continues through March 4
Burlington Bridge Club - Chittenden County
Price: $6 includes refreshments. Players put their strategies to the test in the popular card game.