Spring Outdoors Events

a. The Last Green Valley Letterboxing Trail All Spring Outdoors 203B Main St., Danielson, CT
b. 19th Annual Thompson Town-Wide April Roadside and River Cleanup 7 am 4/1 - 4/30 Thompson Town Hall, Riverside Drive, North Grosvenor Dale, CT, USA
c. Step Into Spring – Sprague 3/20 to 6/20 at your leisure 76 Main St, Baltic, CT, USA
d. Step Into Spring – Franklin 3/20 to 6/20 at your leisure. 5 Tyler Drive, Franklin, North Franklin, CT, USA
e. Team Up to Clean Up Woodstock 4/1 to 4/30 8 am to 7 pm Woodstock Town Hall, Connecticut 169, Woodstock, CT, USA

Week of: 3/15/2021

Spring Outdoors Kick-Off Hike 3/20/2021 1:00 pm 268 U.S. 44, Pomfret Center, CT, USA
Acorn Adventure: Sun & Moon 3/21/2021 2:00 pm West Thompson Dam, North Grosvenor Dale, CT, USA

Week of: 3/22/2021

Cleanup the Streets in Norwich 3/27/2021 9:00 am 40 Broadway, Norwich, CT
Chalking to Commemorate Victims 3/27/2021 11:00 am 411 Main St., Willimantic, CT

Week of: 3/29/2021

19th Annual Thompson Town-wide April Roadside and River Cleanup 4/01/2021 7:00 am 255 Buckley Hill Road, Thompson, CT
Free Fun Friday Group Walk with Recreation Director 4/02/2021 10:00 am Westville Recreation Area, 125 Wallace Road, Sturbridge, MA
Friday Afternoon Walks 4/02/2021 1:00 pm Trailwood, 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT

Week of: 4/05/2021

Early Morning Bird Walks 4/06/2021 8:00 am 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Friday Afternoon Walks 4/09/2021 1:00 pm Trailwood, 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT
Free Fun Friday Guided Trail Walk with FroST 4/09/2021 2:00 pm Leadmine Trails, Sturbridge, MA
Thompson Cleanup Day at Riverside Park 4/10/2021 9:00 am Riverside Park, 815 Riverside Drive, North Grosvenordale, CT
TLGV Acorn Adventure – Letterboxing 4/10/2021 1:00 pm GSOFCT Camp Laurel, 175 Clubhouse Road, Lebanon, CT, USA
On the Lookout for Spring and Its Flowers 4/11/2021 2:00 pm 81 Knowlton Hill Road, Storrs, CT

Week of: 4/12/2021

Early Morning Bird Walks 4/13/2021 8:00 am 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Master Naturalist Volunteer Training Program 4/13/2021 8:00 am Grassland Bird Conservation Center, 218 Day Road, Pomfret, CT
Grand Opening Ceremony – Mohegan Park Disc Golf Course 4/14/2021 8:00 am Mohegan Park Rd. Norwich, CT
Mill Museum Trivia on Zoom 4/14/2021 7:00 pm Zoom
Friday Afternoon Walks 4/16/2021 1:00 pm Trailwood, 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT
Free Fun Friday Guided Walk with FroST 4/16/2021 2:00 pm Heins Farm Trails Sturbridge, MA
Sturbridge Trails Committee Cleanup Day 4/17/2021 8:00 am Long Pond Parking Area, Route 148, Fiskdale, MA
Brimfield Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 4/17/2021 9:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
Cleanup the Streets in Norwich 4/17/2021 9:00 am 40 Broadway, Norwich, CT
Little River Loop Hike 4/17/2021 9:00 am 288 Pudding Hill Road, Scotland, CT, USA
Candlewood Hill Wildlife Management Area Cleanup 4/17/2021 10:00 am Meet at the south side of Gold Star Highway, halfway between Route 117 and Flanders Road, Groton, CT.
Quiet Corner NEMBA Trail Maintenance Day 4/18/2021 9:00 am Watercure Distillary, 426 Mashamoquet Road, Pomfret Center, CT
Players’ Opening Weekend & Free Clinic – Mohegan Park Disc Golf 4/18/2021 10:00 am Mohegan Park Rd. Norwich, CT

Week of: 4/19/2021

Early Morning Bird Walks 4/20/2021 8:00 am 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
April Vacation Nature Camp: Hike, Bike & Bio-Blitz 4/20/2021 9:00 am Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road
April Vacation Nature Camp: Hike, Bike & Bio-Blitz 4/21/2021 9:00 am Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road
April Vacation Nature Camp: Hike, Bike & Bio-Blitz 4/21/2021 9:00 am Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road
Free Fun Friday Intro to Pickleball with Sturbridge Pickleball 4/23/2021 10:00 am cedar Recreation Courts Sturbridge, MA
Friday Afternoon Walks 4/23/2021 1:00 pm Trailwood, 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT
Griswold Town-Wide Cleanup 4/24/2021 7:00 am 28 Main St. Jewett City, CT
Dudley Earth day Roadside Cleanup 4/24/2021 8:00 am Town of Dudley Highway Garage, Indian Road, Dudley, MA
Team Up to Clean Up Woodstock 4/24/2021 8:00 am Throughout the Town of Woodstock
13th Annual Putnam Beautification Day 4/24/2021 8:30 am Rotary Park, Kennedy Drive, Putnam, CT
Brimfield Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 4/24/2021 9:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
Charlton 12th Annual Earth Day Cleanup 4/24/2021 9:00 am Throughout the Town of Charlton, MA
Town of Canterbury Town Wide Cleanup 4/24/2021 9:00 am 1 Municipal Drive, Canterbury, CT.
24th Annual Earth Month Cleanup 4/24/2021 10:00 am Haley Farm State Park, 24 Haley Farm Lane Groton, CT
Bull Hill hike 4/24/2021 10:00 am Bull Hill Road, Woodstock, CT
Hopeville Pond Nehantic Trail loop hike 4/24/2021 10:00 am Hopeville Pond State Park, 292 Hopeville Road (Route 201) Griswold CT. Follow TLGV signs from park entrance to parking area.
Where they Stood 4/24/2021 10:00 am details to registered participants
Fairy Tale Scavenger Hunt – Open House 4/24/2021 1:00 pm 169 Black Hill Road Plainfield, CT, 06374
Gardens & Grounds Group 4/24/2021 1:00 pm Trailwood 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT
Unplugged! 06351 4/25/2021 9:00 am 28 Main St. Jewett City, CT

Week of: 4/26/2021

Early Morning Bird Walks 4/27/2021 8:00 am 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Trail Wood Bird Walk 4/29/2021 8:00 am Trail Wood 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT
Friday Afternoon Walks 4/30/2021 1:00 pm Trailwood, 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT
Free Fun Firday Guided Walk with FroST 4/30/2021 2:00 pm Leadmine Trails, Sturbridge, MA
Pomfret’s 15th Annual Town-Wide Tag Sale 5/01/2021 7:00 am 527 Pomfret Street, Pomfret, CT
Pomfret Town Wide Tag Sale 5/01/2021 8:00 am Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT
Brimfield Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 5/01/2021 9:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
Friends of Pachaug Forest Trails, Forest and Roadside Cleanup 5/01/2021 9:00 am Chapman Field, Pachaug Forest, Voluntown, CT
Northeast CT Farmers Market – Killingly 5/01/2021 9:00 am 25 Westcott Rd., Danielson, CT
Town of Brooklyn Town-wide Cleanup 5/01/2021 9:00 am Community Center, 39 Tiffany St., Brooklyn, CT
Storrs Farmers’ Market 5/01/2021 3:00 pm Audrey Beck Municipal Bldg., 42 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT

Week of: 5/03/2021

Northeast CT Farmers Market – Putnam 5/03/2021 3:30 pm 18 Kennedy Dr., Putnam, CT
Early Morning Bird Walks 5/04/2021 8:00 am Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT
Webinar: Rain Gardens w/ Eastern CT Conservation District 5/05/2021 5:00 pm From the comforts of your home.
Friday Afternoon Walks 5/07/2021 1:00 pm Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT
Free Fun Friday Guided Trail Walk with FroST 5/07/2021 2:00 pm Heins Farm, 159 Walker Pond Rd, Sturbridge, MA
Brimfield Town-wide Cleanup 5/08/2021 8:00 am Throughout the Town of Brimfield, MA
Brimfield Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 5/08/2021 9:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
Northeast CT Farmers Market – Killingly 5/08/2021 9:00 am 25 Westcott Rd., Danielson, CT
Plant Sale 5/08/2021 9:00 am 15 Hartford Rd Brooklyn, CT 06234
On the Lookout for Lichens 5/08/2021 10:00 am 175 Browns Road, Mansfield Center, CT
Yantic Cemetery Civil War Tour 5/08/2021 10:00 am Lafayette St, Norwich CT
Free Event for Kids at the Museum 5/08/2021 2:00 pm 411 Main St., Willimantic, CT
Storrs Farmers’ Market 5/08/2021 3:00 pm Audrey Beck Municipal Bldg., 42 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT
Ashford Farmers Market 5/09/2021 10:00 am 25 Tremko Ln./Pompey Hollow, Ashford, CT

Week of: 5/10/2021

Northeast CT Farmers Market – Putnam 5/10/2021 3:30 pm 18 Kennedy Dr., Putnam, CT
Early Morning Bird Walks 5/11/2021 8:00 am Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT
Webinar: A Day in the Field of Wildlife Research 5/11/2021 5:00 pm From the comforts of your home.
Trail Wood Bird Walks 5/13/2021 8:00 am Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT
Spring Bird Walks: Migration Madness Weekend 5/14/2021 8:00 am Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT
Friday Afternoon Walks 5/14/2021 1:00 pm Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT
Free Fun Friday Intro to Kickboxing with Alice’s Fitness & Dance 5/14/2021 4:00 pm Sturbridge Town Common, Sturbridge, MA
Harvest & Habitat Walk 5/14/2021 4:00 pm 30 Peck Road, Wales, MA
Ravine Hike 5/15/2021 8:00 am 291 Pond Rd, North Franklin, CT
Spring Bird Walks: Migration Madness Weekend 5/15/2021 8:00 am Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT
Northeast CT Farmers Market – Killingly 5/15/2021 9:00 am 25 Westcott Rd., Danielson, CT
Living History Begins Outdoors, Presentation 5/15/2021 11:00 am Leffingwell House Musuem, 348 Washington St., Norwich, CT
New England Food Truck Fest At Roseland Park 5/15/2021 12:00 pm 205 Roseland Park Rd., Woodstock, CT
Storrs Farmers’ Market 5/15/2021 3:00 pm Audrey Beck Municipal Bldg., 42 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT
Spring Bird Walks: Migration Madness Weekend 5/16/2021 8:00 am Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT
QC NEMBA Mountain Bike Tour of Mansfield Hollow 5/16/2021 9:00 am Mansfield Hollow State Park 151 Bassetts Bridge Rd Mansfield Center, CT
Ashford Farmers Market 5/16/2021 10:00 am 25 Tremko Ln./Pompey Hollow, Ashford, CT
Wildflower Walk at Lebanon Green 5/16/2021 10:00 am 856 Trumbull Highway, Lebanon, CT, USA
Hopeville Pond Paddle 5/16/2021 1:00 pm Directions given upon registration.

Week of: 5/17/2021

Northeast CT Farmers Market – Putnam 5/17/2021 3:30 pm 18 Kennedy Dr., Putnam, CT
Friday Afternoon Walks 5/21/2021 1:00 pm Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT
Free Fun Friday Dance Fit with Alice’s Fitness & Dance 5/21/2021 4:00 pm Sturbridge Town Common, Sturbridge, MA
Hitchcock Free Academy’s 2nd Annual Plant Sale 5/22/2021 8:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
Bird Banding Demonstration 5/22/2021 9:00 am 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT
Brimfield Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 5/22/2021 9:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
Northeast CT Farmers Market – Killingly 5/22/2021 9:00 am 25 Westcott Rd., Danielson, CT
Yard Sale for the Equines 5/22/2021 9:00 am 169 Black Hill Road Plainfield, CT, 06374
Aaron Dwight Stevens History Walk 5/22/2021 10:00 am East Town Street & Elm Avenue, Norwich, CT, USA
Celebrate Spring 5/22/2021 1:00 pm Palmer Arboretum Rte 169 Woodstock, CT
Meet the Collins Family 5/22/2021 2:00 pm Old Yard Cemetery 330 Rt. 87 East, Columbia, CT
Picturing America: Our Country’s History in Art 5/22/2021 2:00 pm 322 Main Street, Willimantic, CT
Storrs Farmers’ Market 5/22/2021 3:00 pm Audrey Beck Municipal Bldg., 42 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT
Yard Sale for the Equines 5/23/2021 9:00 am 169 Black Hill Road Plainfield, CT, 06374
Ashford Farmers Market 5/23/2021 10:00 am 25 Tremko Ln./Pompey Hollow, Ashford, CT
Spring at the Bison Farm 5/23/2021 1:00 pm Creamery Brook Bison 19 Purvis Rd. Brooklyn, CT
Haiku Workshop 5/23/2021 2:00 pm Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT

Week of: 5/24/2021

Northeast CT Farmers Market – Putnam 5/24/2021 3:30 pm 18 Kennedy Dr., Putnam, CT
Celebrate World Turtle Day 5/24/2021 5:00 pm 23 Potter Road, Hampton CT
Early Morning Bird Walks 5/25/2021 8:00 am Connecticut Audubon Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT
Trail Wood Bird Walks 5/27/2021 8:00 am Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT
Friday Afternoon Walks 5/28/2021 1:00 pm Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Road, Hampton, CT
Free Fun Friday Intro to Mass Motion Dance Class 5/28/2021 3:00 pm Turners Field, Sturbridge, MA
Brimfield Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 5/29/2021 9:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
Cleanup the Streets in Norwich 5/29/2021 9:00 am 40 Broadway, Norwich, CT
Northeast CT Farmers Market – Killingly 5/29/2021 9:00 am 25 Westcott Rd., Danielson, CT
Storrs Farmers’ Market 5/29/2021 3:00 pm Audrey Beck Municipal Bldg., 42 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT
Ashford Farmers Market 5/30/2021 10:00 am 25 Tremko Ln./Pompey Hollow, Ashford, CT
Wildflower Walk at Lebanon Green 5/30/2021 10:00 am 286 Rte. 87, Lebanon, CT

Week of: 5/31/2021

Northeast CT Farmers Market – Putnam 5/31/2021 3:30 pm 18 Kennedy Dr., Putnam, CT
TLGV Annual Meeting 6/03/2021 4:30 pm 175 Clubhouse Road, Lebanon, CT, USA
Norwich Founders Day Annual Meeting 6/04/2021 12:00 pm Leffingwell House Museum, 348 Washington St., Norwich, CT
Brimfield Town-Wide Tag Sale 6/05/2021 8:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
John E. Jackman Tour de Mansfield 6/05/2021 8:00 am Mansfield Community Center, 10 S. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06268
Brimfield Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 6/05/2021 9:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
Northeast CT Farmers Market – Killingly 6/05/2021 9:00 am 25 Westcott Rd., Danielson, CT
Trails Day: Garden Tour with Lynne Warren 6/05/2021 9:00 am Goodwin Conservation Center, 23 Potter Rd., Hampton, CT
Fairies and Gnomes 6/05/2021 10:00 am 138 Blue Hill Rd., North Franklin, CT
Hike the Connecticut Path 6/05/2021 10:00 am 1274 Tolland Stage Road, Tolland, CT
Storrs Farmers’ Market 6/05/2021 3:00 pm Audrey Beck Municipal Bldg., 42 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT
Trails Day: Night Hike and Campfire 6/05/2021 8:00 pm 23 Potter Rd., Hampton, CT
Ashford Farmers Market 6/06/2021 10:00 am 25 Tremko Ln./Pompey Hollow, Ashford, CT
Trails Day: Rainbow Garden Scavenger Hunt for Kids 6/06/2021 12:00 pm Goodwin Conservation Center 23 Potter Rd., Hampton, CT
Edwin Way Teale’s Birthday Walk 6/06/2021 2:00 pm Trail Wood, 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT
Trails Day: Birding Hike with Aaron Bourque 6/06/2021 7:00 pm Goodwin Conservation Center

Week of: 6/07/2021

Northeast CT Farmers Market – Putnam 6/07/2021 3:30 pm 18 Kennedy Dr., Putnam, CT
Brimfield Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 6/12/2021 9:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
Friends of Pachaug Forest River and Waterfront Cleanup 6/12/2021 9:00 am Chapman Field, Pachaug Forest, Voluntown, CT
Northeast CT Farmers Market – Killingly 6/12/2021 9:00 am 25 Westcott Rd., Danielson, CT
Geology and Boards 6/12/2021 10:00 am 54 Warrenville Road, Mansfield Center, CT
Hike at Old Furnace State Park 6/12/2021 10:00 am Main Entrance to Old Furnace State Park, South Frontage Road, Killingly, CT
Atwood Farm Open House 6/12/2021 12:00 pm 624 Wormwood Hill Road, Mansfield Center, CT
Meet the Opossum! 6/12/2021 1:00 pm Goodwin Conservation Center 23 Potter Rd., Hampton, CT
Storrs Farmers’ Market 6/12/2021 3:00 pm Audrey Beck Municipal Bldg., 42 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT
Cartier Preserve walk 6/13/2021 9:00 am Quarry Rd Woodstock Ct
Ashford Farmers Market 6/13/2021 10:00 am 25 Tremko Ln./Pompey Hollow, Ashford, CT
Acorn Adventure – Farm Day at Fairholm Farm 6/13/2021 1:00 pm 80 Chandler School Road, Woodstock, CT, USA

Week of: 6/14/2021

Northeast CT Farmers Market – Putnam 6/14/2021 3:30 pm 18 Kennedy Dr., Putnam, CT
Photography Hike 6/17/2021 9:00 am Goodwin Conservation Center 23 Potter Rd., Hampton, CT
Brimfield Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market 6/19/2021 9:00 am 2 Brookfield Rd., Brimfield, MA
Gardens & Grounds Group 6/19/2021 9:00 am Trail Wood 93 Kenyon Rd., Hampton, CT
Northeast CT Farmers Market – Killingly 6/19/2021 9:00 am 25 Westcott Rd., Danielson, CT
Summer Wild Edible Plant Hike with Liz Sangree 6/19/2021 9:00 am Goodwin Conservation Center 23 Potter Rd., Hampton, CT
Paint with the Horses 6/19/2021 2:00 pm 169 Black Hill Road Plainfield, CT, 06374
Storrs Farmers’ Market 6/19/2021 3:00 pm Audrey Beck Municipal Bldg., 42 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT

Week of: 6/21/2021

Summer Solstice Sunset Paddle 6/21/2021 7:00 pm Mansfield Hollow State Park, Boat Launch 287 Bassetts Bridge Road, Mansfield, CT
Plein Air Trail in Mansfield – Where Art, Music, and Nature intersect 6/26/2021 8:00 am Betsy Patterson Square, 2 Dog Lane, Storrs-Mansfield, CT