Spring Outdoors Events

Week of: 3/14/2022

Vernal Equinox Hike 3/20/2022 10:00 am Bigelow Hollow State Park, 298 Bigelow Hollow Rd, Union, CT 0607

Week of: 3/21/2022

Walk & Talk at Saqumsketuck, Bolton Notch 3/23/2022 1:00 pm Bolton Park & Ride
All About Pollinators Webinar 3/24/2022 5:00 pm 22 Potter Road, Hampton CT
Reenactment of the Town Meeting for Separation 3/24/2022 6:30 pm East Brookfield Baptist Church, 262 East Main Street
Woodcock Watches 3/24/2022 7:00 pm 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center
The Samuel Slater Experience Grand Opening 3/25/2022 10:00 am 31 Ray St. Webster, MA
Cabbage Hill Hike 3/26/2022 9:00 am Cabbage Hill Road, Woodstock CT
Remember the Triangle Factory Fire Victims 3/26/2022 10:00 am Memorial Park, Main St. and Watson St., Willimantic, CT
The Samuel Slater Experience Grand Opening 3/26/2022 10:00 am 31 Ray St. Webster, MA
Explore the Past with Rediscovering History Inc. 3/26/2022 11:00 am 389 Route 2 Preston, CT 06365
Little Dipper Farm Mushroom Inoculation 3/26/2022 11:00 am 499 Wolf Den Road, Brooklyn, CT, USA
Author Talk and Book Signing. 3/26/2022 1:00 pm East Brook Mall, 95 Storrs Road. Mansfield CT.
The Samuel Slater Experience Grand Opening 3/27/2022 12:00 pm 31 Ray St. Webster, MA
Women’s History Month Program and Liber TEA 3/27/2022 4:00 pm East Brook Mall, 95 Storrs Road, Mansfield CT.

Week of: 3/28/2022

Bull Hill Hike 3/29/2022 9:00 am Bull Hill Road, Woodstock CT
Tracks and Traces 3/31/2022 1:00 pm 22 Potter Road, Hampton CT
Jackalope Habitat Hike 4/01/2022 10:00 am Old Furnace State Park, South Frontage Road, Danielson CT
The Samuel Slater Experience Grand Opening 4/01/2022 10:00 am 31 Ray St. Webster, MA
Friday Afternoon Walks 4/01/2022 1:00 pm 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247
Mills in Sprague Slideshow 4/01/2022 6:30 pm Grist Mill 2nd Floor, 76 Main St, Baltic, CT
Easter Egg Painting Workshop 4/02/2022 9:00 am 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247
Guided Trail Walk-Leadmine Mountain Trails 4/02/2022 9:00 am 10 OSV Access Road, Sturbridge MA 01566
Lebanon Spring Roadside Litter Cleanup 4/02/2022 9:00 am Lebanon Town Hall, 579 Exeter Rd., Lebanon, CT
CANCELLED — Acorn Adventure – Eagle Chicks, They Grow So Fast! 4/02/2022 10:00 am Roseland Park, 205 Roseland Park Rd, Woodstock, CT
The Samuel Slater Experience Grand Opening 4/02/2022 10:00 am 31 Ray St. Webster, MA
The Samuel Slater Experience Grand Opening 4/03/2022 12:00 pm 31 Ray St. Webster, MA

Week of: 4/04/2022

Early Morning Bird Walks 4/05/2022 8:00 am 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Friday Afternoon Walks 4/08/2022 1:00 pm 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247
Children’s Fishing Derby 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 4/09/2022 8:00 am Pachaug State Forest,
Guided Trail Walk-Leadmine Mountain Trails 4/09/2022 9:00 am 197 Leadmine Road, Sturbridge MA 01566
Norwich Freedom Trail Tour 4/09/2022 10:00 am David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard City Hall, 100 Broadway, Norwich CT
Hodgkins Bell Dedication 4/09/2022 11:00 am East Brookfield Elementary School , 410 E Main St, East Brookfield, MA
Spring Clean Up and Volunteer Day 4/09/2022 12:00 pm 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247
Early Birds at Friedman 4/09/2022 1:00 pm Bebbington Road Ashford, CT
Team Up to Clean Up Woodstock 4/10/2022 8:00 am Throughout the Town of Woodstock, CT
Randall-Brown Cemetery Tour 4/10/2022 10:00 am Oak Drive/Hickory Lane North Stonington, CT
Second Sunday Walk 4/10/2022 2:00 pm 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247

Week of: 4/11/2022

NDDH National Walking Day on the Putnam Rivertrail 4/13/2022 7:00 am Rotary Park, Kennedy Drive, Putnam
NDDH National Walking Day on the Putnam Rivertrail 4/13/2022 5:15 pm Rotary Park, Kennedy Drive, Putnam
West Thompson Lake Hike 4/15/2022 10:00 am West Thompson Lake - Thompson, CT boat launch
Friday Afternoon Walks 4/15/2022 1:00 pm 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247
Sturbridge Trails Committee Cleanup 4/16/2022 8:30 am 52 Stallion Rd. Sturbridge, MA
First Settlements of East Brookfield 4/16/2022 9:30 am East Brookfield Town Hall, 122 Connie Mack Drive, East Brookfield, MA
Farm Adventure Series: Unbound Glory Farm – Digging in the Dirt 4/16/2022 10:00 am 294 Hampton Rd, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Spring Advanced Nature Photography 4/16/2022 10:00 am 23 Potter Rd., Hampton, Connecticut 06247

Week of: 4/18/2022

CANCELLED – Plainfield Earth Day Cleanups 4/22/2022 9:00 am Lions Park Community Ave. Plainfield, CT
Friday Afternoon Walks 4/22/2022 1:00 pm 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247
Blain Bridge Ribbon Cutting Hike or Paddle 4/22/2022 1:30 pm Campground Dr, North Grosvenor Dale, CT 06255
Earth Day Nature Readings 4/22/2022 3:30 pm 81 Knowlton Hill Road Storrs, CT United States
Friends of Pachaug Forest Annual Earth Day Cleanup 4/23/2022 7:00 am Hopeville Pond State Park, 929 Hopeville Rd., Griswold, CT
Griswold Town-Wide Cleanup 4/23/2022 7:00 am Griswold Senior Center 22 Soule St. Jewett City, CT
Bafflin Bird Walk 4/23/2022 8:00 am 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Dudley Earth Day Roadside Cleanup 4/23/2022 8:00 am Dudley Highway Garage, Indian Rd., Dudley, MA
24th Annual Earth Month Cleanup 4/23/2022 8:30 am Haley Farm State Park, 24 Haley Farm Ln., Groton, CT
Andover Town-Wide Cleanup 4/23/2022 9:00 am 359 US-6, Andover, CT 06232
Brooklyn Town-wide Cleanup 4/23/2022 9:00 am Please meet at the Brooklyn Community Center, 39 Tiffany St., Brooklyn, CT
Acorn Adventure – Tales of the Trout 4/23/2022 10:00 am Quinebaug Valley Trout Hatchery, 141 Trout Hatchery Rd, Central Village, CT
Town of Sprague Earth Day Cleanup 4/23/2022 10:00 am 76 Main Street, Baltic, CT, USA
Fairy Tale Scavenger Hunt – Open House at Hay Burr Inn Equine 4/23/2022 1:00 pm 169 Black Hill Rd, Plainfield, CT, 06374
See the Forest Through the Trees 4/24/2022 1:00 pm Storrs Adventure Parks 2007 Storrs Rd (Rte 195) Storrs-Mansfield, CT 06268

Week of: 4/25/2022

Friday Afternoon Walks 4/29/2022 1:00 pm 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247
13th Annual Earth Day Cleanup 4/30/2022 8:00 am Meet at the Charlton Common for supplies.
Charlton Earth Day Cleanup and Earth Fest 4/30/2022 8:00 am Charlton Town Common, Main Street, Charlton
14th Annual Beautification Day in Putnam 4/30/2022 8:30 am Rotary Park, Putnam, CT
Clean Up The Streets in Norwich (CUTS) 4/30/2022 9:00 am Various locations throughout Norwich, CT. Check website: https://www.reliancehealthinc.org/
Plainfield Earth Day Cleanups 4/30/2022 9:00 am Lions Park Community Ave. Plainfield, CT
Scout Forestry Day 4/30/2022 9:00 am 23 Potter Rd., Hampton, Connecticut 06247
A Slice of Life: A Day in 1822 4/30/2022 10:00 am
Farm Adventure Series: Killingly High School — Hydroponics How To 4/30/2022 10:00 am 226 Putnam Pike, Dayville, CT 06241
The Joseph Carpenter Silversmith Shop Grand Opening 4/30/2022 11:00 am 71 East Town St. Norwich CT
Beautify Hay Burr Inn Equine Rescue & Sanctuary 4/30/2022 1:00 pm 169 Black Hill Rd, Plainfield, CT
Virginia Rail Bird Walk 4/30/2022 6:00 pm 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Dance around the Maypole 5/01/2022 2:00 pm 624 Wormwood Hill Road Mansfield Center, CT

Week of: 5/02/2022

First Fridays Downtown Putnam Community Festival 5/06/2022 5:00 pm Main St., Putnam, CT
Pomfret Town-Wide Tag Sale 5/07/2022 7:00 am 20 Pomfret Street, Pomfret Center, CT, USA
Audubon Walk on Little Dipper Farm 5/07/2022 8:00 am 499 wolf den rd Brooklyn, CT
Coventry Town Wide Tag Sale 5/07/2022 8:00 am 3516 Main St, Coventry, CT 06238
Acorn Adventures — Amphibians & Reptiles 5/07/2022 10:00 am Chaplin Town Hall, Phoenixville Road, Chaplin, CT, USA
Spring Fair at the Garden on the Bridge 5/07/2022 10:00 am 440 Main St., Willimantic, CT
Farm Adventure Series: Fairholm Farm — The 21st Century Cow 5/07/2022 1:00 pm 80 Chandler School Rd, Woodstock, CT 06281
Mother’s Day Paddle on the Quinebaug River 5/08/2022 10:00 am Canoe Launch at Holland Pond (also known as Lake Siog) 20 Pond-Bridge Road, Holland, MA 01521
Over in the Merrow Meadow 5/08/2022 1:00 pm 4 South Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268
Second Sunday Walk 5/08/2022 2:00 pm 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247

Week of: 5/09/2022

Killingly Spring Fest 2022 5/14/2022 8:00 am Davis Park, Main St, Danielson, CT, USA
Spring Migrant Bird Walk 5/14/2022 8:00 am Mt Hope Park Rt. 89 (Warrenville Rd) Mansfield, CT 06268
Canterbury Town-Wide Cleanup 5/14/2022 9:00 am 1 Municipal Dr., Canterbury CT
Dudley Grows Together 5/14/2022 9:00 am various locations in town.
Mountain Bike Tour of Pomfret Forest 5/14/2022 9:00 am 118 Wolf Den Rd Pomfret Center, CT
Summer Open House/Safety Fair 5/14/2022 9:00 am Patriots Park 124 Lake St Coventry, CT
Notables of Yantic Cemetery 5/14/2022 10:30 am Yantic Cemetery 68 Lafayette Street Norwich, CT 06360
Life of Colonial Women 5/14/2022 11:00 am 348 Washington St, Norwich, CT, USA
Nature Writer’s Workshop 5/14/2022 1:00 pm Stonemill Rd, Storrs, CT 06268
Spring Camp Fire w/The Friends of Pachaug Forest 5/14/2022 6:00 pm Pachaug State Forest, Voluntown CT
Livelark Acres Pleasure Ride 5/15/2022 9:30 am 140 Baker Road, Thompson CT
History of Camp Laurel 5/15/2022 10:00 am Camp Laurel, 175 Clubhouse Rd, Lebanon, CT
Yantic Cemetery Civil War Tour 5/15/2022 10:00 am Yantic Cemetery 68 Lafayette St. Norwich, Ct
Thread City Hop Fest 5/15/2022 1:00 pm Jillson Square Main Street Willimantic, CT 06226
CANCELLED – Night Sky Adventures — Lunar Eclipse 5/15/2022 9:00 pm Camp Laurel, 175 Clubhouse Rd, Lebanon, CT 06249

Week of: 5/16/2022

Willimantic 3rd Thursdays Street Fests 5/19/2022 6:00 pm Main St., Willimantic, CT
Old Connecticut Path 5/21/2022 1:00 am 1274 Tolland Stage Road Tolland, CT
Farm Adventure Series: Morning Beckons Farm — Amazing Alpacas 5/21/2022 10:00 am 343A Sand Dam Rd, Thompson, CT 06277
Lebanon Town Green Loop Trail Wildflower ID Walk 5/21/2022 10:00 am Alden Tavern Parking Lot, Rte. 87, Lebanon, CT
Palmer Arboretum Tour 5/21/2022 10:00 am 523,Route 169, Woodstock CT
Spring River Walk – Hale YMCA 5/21/2022 11:00 am 9 Technology Park Drive, Putnam, CT
From Waterfall to River 5/22/2022 10:00 am Sprague Land Preserve, Holton Rd., North Franklin, CT

Week of: 5/23/2022

Palmer Arboretum Tour 5/25/2022 10:00 am 523,Route 169, Woodstock CT
Clean Up The Streets in Norwich (CUTS) 5/28/2022 9:00 am Various locations throughout Norwich, CT. Check website: https://www.reliancehealthinc.org/
Murder in the Brookfields 5/28/2022 9:30 am East Brookfield Town Hall, 122 Connie Mack Drive, East Brookfield, MA
Farm Adventure Series: Woodstock Sustainable Farms — Eggcellent Farming 5/28/2022 10:00 am 211 Pulpit Rock Rd, Woodstock, CT 06281
Chaplin Bicentennial Walk 5/28/2022 1:00 pm 495 Phoenixville Rd Chaplin, CT 06235

Week of: 5/30/2022

TLGV Annual Meeting 2022 6/02/2022 5:00 pm 37 Putnam Road, Pomfret Center, CT, USA
First Fridays Downtown Putnam Community Festival 6/03/2022 5:00 pm Main St., Putnam, CT
John E. Jackman Tour de Mansfield 6/04/2022 7:00 am 10 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268
CT Trails Day with the Wyndham Land Trust 6/04/2022 10:00 am Bull Hill Rd., Woodstock CT
Connecticut Trails Day with Joshua’s Trust 6/04/2022 10:00 am 71 Blair Road Willington, CT
2nd Continental Light Dragoons at Putnam Elms 6/04/2022 11:00 am 191 Church St. Brooklyn, CT
GOSA’s Family Fun Hike 6/05/2022 11:00 am End of Lambtown Road Groton, CT
Legacy Of The Civilian Conservation Corps – Walk And/Or Driving Tour 6/05/2022 1:00 pm Pachaug State Forest, Headquarters Rd., Voluntown, CT
Guided Hike in Sawmill Brook/Wolf Rock Preserves 6/05/2022 1:30 pm Puddin Lane, Mansfield, Mansfield Center, CT, USA
TriTown Forest Preserve Hike 6/05/2022 3:00 pm 85 Miller Road North Stonington

Week of: 6/06/2022

Night Sky Adventures – Moon Shadow 6/06/2022 8:30 pm Hopeville State Park, 929 Hopeville Rd, Griswold, CT 06351
Art and Garden Tour of Northeastern CT 6/11/2022 10:00 am Ashford, Coventry, Mansfield and Willington
Farm Fest at Creamery Brook Bison 6/11/2022 12:00 pm 19 Purvis Rd., Brooklyn, CT
Art and Garden Tour of Northeastern CT 6/12/2022 10:00 am Ashford, Coventry, Mansfield and Willington
Second Sunday Walk 6/12/2022 2:00 pm 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT 06247

Week of: 6/13/2022

Willimantic 3rd Thursdays Street Fests 6/16/2022 6:00 pm Main St., Willimantic, CT
Learn to Fish 6/17/2022 5:00 pm Patriots Park 124 Lake Street Coventry, CT
Little Dipper Farm Community Day 6/18/2022 12:00 pm 499 Wolf Den Rd. Brooklyn, CT

Week of: 6/20/2022

Yantic Cemetery Civil War Tour 6/26/2022 10:00 am Yantic Cemetery 68 Lafayette St. Norwich, Ct