KELP ME OUT HERE! – THE HISTORY, USES, FUTURE, AND ECONOMIC IMPACT OF KELP AND SEAWEED IN NEW ENGLAND

United Theater 5 Canal St, Westerly, RI

Please join us at the UNITED Table for the next event in our series with Eating With the Ecosystem as they host a panel and tasting event showcasing Kelp – a type of seaweed that has long been integral to New England’s coastal ecosystems and communities. In recent years, kelp farming has emerged as a […]

$20

Earth Day Expo at The Groton Public Library

Groton Public Library 52 Newtown Road, Groton

Invest in our planet. Join community organizations as we celebrate Earth Day and raise awareness of climate change, and give the community resources it needs to live more sustainably. This community event features a variety of vendors and organizations who support sustainable living as well as speakers throughout the day. Speakers: Stephanie Draus Mauro Diaz-Hernandez Jason […]

OF BIRDS & STARS: EXPLORING THE WONDER OF BIRD MIGRATION IN CONNECTICUT

Andover Public Library 355 Route 6, Andover

This interactive presentation by Meredith Barges, Co-Chair of Lights Out Connecticut, will celebrate the beauty of the night sky as the nocturnal habitat of migratory birds returning to Connecticut after their winter stays in South America. You will learn more about the spectacular secret lives of migratory songbirds, the long-distance journeys they make twice each […]

Connecticut in Motion: How Four Centuries of Transportation Have Shaped Our State

Meriden Historical Society 41 Main Street, Meriden

Join Richard DeLuca from Wesleyan University as he presents "Connecticut in Motion: How Four Centuries of Transportation Have Shaped Our State." He will talk about the importance of transportation as a force of history, and highlight the various stages of transportation development in Connecticut, from stagecoaches on the original Post Road, to steamboats, railroads, electric […]

Polynesian Wayfinders AARP Webinar: Mystic Seaport

Virtual Event

Embark on a fascinating journey into the celestial navigation techniques of Polynesian Wayfinders. Brian Koehler from the Mystic Seaport Museum Treworgy Planetarium will guide you through the rich heritage of these skilled navigators, exploring how they harnessed the stars and other natural elements for their oceanic voyages. This special program, held on May 1, is […]

YQI/Franke Nontechnical Talk: Nicholas Milkovich – Art and Material Science

Linsly-Chittenden Hall 63 High Street, New Haven

Your cells are leaking! - The uncanny biomechnical world of polyethylene art Sculptor Nicholas Milkovich studied Mechanical Engineering and Studio Art at the University of Virginia, and doubled down with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University and an MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Truly at the intersection of art and science, […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour

Clinton Town Hall 54 East Main Street, Clinton

Wild & Scenic is a film festival with a purpose, bringing together storytellers and stories that reflect a love and appreciation of the natural world. The evening will feature a series of short award-winning environmental and adventure films from around the world. Festival-goers will see 11 short films about nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, […]

$35

RTPC CONNECTICUT RIVER LECTURE SERIES: Exploring the Connecticut River: Patrick J. Lynch

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

Whether you are planning a summer or fall expedition to explore the northern reaches of the Connecticut River or you just want to learn more from the comfort of home, Patrick Lynch’s latest book: A Field Guide to the Connecticut River: From New Hampshire to Long Island Sound is the book for you. Building off the success of his Field Guide to Long […]

Exploring Entwined: Freedom, Sovereignty, and the Sea AARP Webinar: Mystic Seaport

Virtual Event

Embark on a captivating exploration of maritime history on June 12, featuring Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes, titled “Exploring Entwined: Freedom, Sovereignty, and the Sea”. This session promises a thought-provoking journey through the millennia-old maritime cultures of the Dawnland (New England) and the African continent. Dr. Gomes will illuminate historical encounters and contributions, highlighting the […]

In the Footsteps of Galileo AARP Webinar: Mystic Seaport

Virtual Event

On October 9, dive into the scientific legacy of Galileo with Brian Koehler from the Mystic Seaport Museum Treworgy Planetarium. This virtual program delves into Galileo’s groundbreaking discoveries and their profound impact on humanity’s understanding of the cosmos. Learn about Galileo’s pivotal use of the telescope in 1609, marking the beginning of a new era […]