Meet Your Greens: Middletown Green Drinks

Meet Your Greens: Middletown Green Drinks provides networking opportunities for anyone who is interested in making connections and exchanging news about emerging environmental issues to help keep the Lower Connecticut River Valley communities green and growing. An official location of Green Drinks International, this informal monthly gathering of people drawn from the community, nonprofit groups and the business world offers time to brainstorm ideas and plant seeds for collaboration. Middletown Green Drinks meets monthly, unless otherwise noted, and roves throughout the towns of the Lower Connecticut River Valley.

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Join us for our next Meet Your Greens!
Thursday, July 20 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at 6 pm for complimentary refreshments and networking, plus an overview of the Grove, an outdoor amphitheater and trail supported by the Rockfall Foundation during its development. At 6:30 pm, Dic Wheeler will lead a discussion of Hamlet the Activist in 2017: Making Choices and Taking Action in a Quest for Public Justice, drawing parallels to modern-day environmentalists. Dic is the Executive Director of ARTFARM and is directing Hamlet for the 12th season of Shakespeare in the Grove on the campus of Middlesex Community College. MYG attendees can take advantage of $10 off vouchers for the 8 pm Hamlet performance.

For more info on the production, visit the ARTFARM website. For information on Meet Your Greens, please call the Rockfall Foundation at 860-347-0340.

Directions to Middlesex Community College

 

 

Meet Your Greens: Middletown Green Drinks provides networking opportunities for anyone who is interested in making connections and exchanging news about emerging environmental issues to help keep Lower Connecticut River Valley communities green and growing. An official location of Green Drinks International, this informal monthly gathering of people drawn from the community, nonprofit groups and the business world offers time to brainstorm ideas and plant seeds for collaboration. All are welcome and there is no admission fee, unless otherwise noted. For more information, please call 860-347-0340.

2017 Schedule

August 17 – Join the Rockfall Foundation for a special event – A Night at the Ivoryton Playhouse for the production of Saturday Night Fever: The Musical. Proceeds benefit environmental conservation and education programs.

September 21 – “A Sensory Nature Walk on the New England Trail” with Bibi Calderaro. Join us for this unique opportunity to explore the Highlawn Forest Trail as part of the Artists on the Trail program sponsored by the New England Trail. Bibi uses a unique approach to bring awareness to one’s surroundings and draw attention to the multiple ways one may connect with the land. Gather at 5:30 pm for a low-impact, 60-minute walk with refreshments immediately following in the CT Forest & Park headquarters.

October 19 – Amy B. Paterson, Executive Director of CT Land Conservation Council
Amy joined the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) in 2010 as its first Executive Director. Working with the CLCC Steering Committee, Amy provides the Connecticut conservation community with technical assistance, training and advocacy to further advance permanent land conservation across the state.  Before joining CLCC, Amy served as a Project Manager for The Trust for Public Land, overseeing several complex conservation transactions, and worked for over twenty years as an attorney, concentrating her practice in land preservation and environmental protection. At Indian Springs Golf Course, Middlefield.

November 16 – TBD