Dixwell Q-House Farmer’s Market​ in New Haven

Q-HOUSE FARMERS MARKET 197 Dixwell Ave, New Haven

Wednesdays | 3pm – 6pm Opening Day: June 12 Daniel Stewart Plaza 197 Dixwell Ave Q House and CitySeed are excited to be collaborating to bring a Farmers Market to the Daniel Stewart Plaza at Q House this summer! This market will look much like CitySeeds other markets, offering fresh locally grown and produced foods, live music, and activities. Stay tuned for more info. The Q House is a bustling community center that provides resources, opportunities, and a safe and fun gathering space for folks of all ages and backgrounds. Learn more about the Dixwell Q House here. Vendors at our market accept credit, debit, cash and SNAP/EBT. We even double SNAP/EBT for fresh produce. For more information

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center GUIDED PADDLES

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center 100 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

GUIDED PADDLES Tuesday, July 23; 9-11 am Join us as we explore some of southeastern Connecticut’s most scenic waterways by boat! Enjoy birds, wildlife, and fun on the water! Each participant must bring their own kayak/canoe and PFD. Sunscreen, bug spray, and binoculars are encouraged. 10 person maximum.  $25 members; $30 non-members July 23 on the Lieutenant River, Old Lyme – Register here    

$25 – $30

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center SHOREBIRD WALKS

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center 100 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

Most of North America’s shorebird species winter in South & Central America, heading north breed in the high Arctic. Some of these birds breed in CT, while others start their northbound journey in mid-late summer. Join us as we look for many of our shorebird species at some of the best spots around southeastern Connecticut, and learn how you can help these charismatic birds. $13 for members; $18 for non-members. – Walk in East Lyme will be an approximately 1-1.5 mile walk on dirt and sandy terrain. Exposure to wind, sun, and heat possible depending on weather. Restrooms on site. – Walk in Old Lyme will be an approximately 1 mile walk on level sandy and rocky terrain. Exposure to wind, sun, and heat possible depending on weather. Walking in shallow water likely. No restrooms on site. Wednesday, July 10; 8-10 am at Rocky Neck, East Lyme – Register here Wednesday, July 24; 9-11 am at Griswold Point, Old Lyme – Register here

$13 – $18

Conversations with a Beekeeper At The Beekley Library

Beekley Library 10 Central Ave, New Hartford

Join the Humble Bee Honey Company for a program introducing the life of the Honey bee. It discusses equipment management and harvesting practices past and present, the challenges Beekeepers face and the importance of Beekeeping and honey bees to our ecosystem. For more information!

Drinking with the Ecosystem: Cocktails, Oysters, Seafood: Providence

Industrious Spirits Company 1 Sims Ave #103, Providence, Rhode Island

The Industrious Spirit Company  and Eating with the Ecosystem is  excited to invite you to “Drinking with the Ecosystem”, a fun and delicious event filled with cocktails, oysters, and sea snacks to benefit our non-profit, Eating with the Ecosystem! For $30, your ticket includes: A signature cocktail crafted by the talented mixologists at Industrious Spirits Company (ISCO) Oyster samples from the renowned Matunuck Oyster Bar, showcasing the best local varieties A delectable cooked seafood small dish by Quonnie Fish Cooperative For more information

$30

The One Who: Environmental Performance Art at The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary 59 Bogel Road, East Haddam

ARTFARM and The Sanctuary have been cultivating their relationship over the years. ARTFARM Artistic Director Marcella Trowbridge has offered workshops at The Sanctuary, but this new deepening of performance inspired by the land itself- and by Kuan Yin- ‘The one who hears the suffering of the world, and is called to compassionate action’- as it encourages us to touch our grief, our joy and our potential for increased consciousness and liberation- feels like a cozy fit. Come be with us! For more information    

$25

Little Dipper Summer Vibes Festival : Brooklyn, CT

Little Dipper Farm 499 Wolf Den Road, Brooklyn

Join us for our first festival of the year! We will have local vendors, live music, interactive art & educational stations and tours throughout the day! Relax in our hammock garden, hike our trail/hay field paths and enjoy some Delicious food and beverages provided by our NEW hospitality partner, Field & Feast. There will be a list of registered participants at the door. All are welcome! Come. Be present. Enjoy. For more information

$5

FAMILY ECOLOGY DAYS at Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center 100 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

July 6, 13 Aug 10,17 1:30-3:00pm Participate in an afternoon of ecology exploration with the RTP Estuary Center! Learn how to use some of our equipment and explore our sanctuary grounds.  Each session is packed with fascinating discoveries! This program is intended for families with children ages 5 and up. Each session features a unique theme. Attend one or all four! Cost $ 25 per family per session or sign up for all 4 for $80 per family. Click here to learn more about each day!

$25 – $80

Fishes at the Fort- Fundraiser Dinner & Auction

Fort Adams State Park- Casemates 80 Fort Adams Dr, Newport, RI

Join Eating with the Ecosystem join us for a 'fintastic' evening at our second annual Fishes at the Fort fundraiser! An unforgettable evening of local seafood, delicious cuisine, and community. Experience the best of Rhode Island's local and underutilized fishes as four amazing chefs come together to prepare a four-course dinner that celebrates local abundance, ocean ecosystems, and our beloved fisheries. Indulge in a culinary journey crafted by award winning chefs: Josh Berman of Little Fish Food Truck and JB Cuisine Sky Kim of Gift Horse David Standridge of The Shipwright's Daughter Jason Timothy of Troop PVD The evening will begin with a cocktail hour including an oyster raw bar and seafood appetizers. Then we will move to a seated four-course dinner where each course is paired with a fantastic wine.  During the meal we will have a spirited live auction featuring incredible and unique prizes, led by David Dadekian, board president of Eating with the Ecosystem and owner of Eat Drink RI. For more information

$250

RTPC Audubon: Rhythm of the River: Steel Drums: Cocktails: Auction

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

Please join us to celebrate the Rhythm of the River and our Center’s mission! Revel in the rhythmic sounds of steel drums along the Lieutenant River. This fun, whimsical event with special feathered guests, is tented on the Lawn. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a live and silent auction will be available. Our annual benefit supports the science-based environmental education, research, and advocacy programs of the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center. To purchase tickets please click the link below. PURCHASE TICKETS

$150