New Pond Farm


Adult Programs

Registration is required for all programs.
Please register online or by calling (203) 938-2117.

Transforming Store-Bought Flowers into Glorious Bouquets & Arrangements

Tuesday, October 11 This program is now FULL, but we are taking a waiting list.
6 – 7 p.m.

Join florist Sue Bull for this inspiring program. Learn how to condition and prepare flowers – a very important step that increases vase life. Discover how to create breathtaking hand-tied bouquets, a new trendy technique that can be used in many applications. Your end product could be a gift for a friend, a bouquet for the teacher, or a beautiful arrangement for your home!
Limited to 6 participants
    $45 per Member, $50 per Mon-member

Please Register Here for the Wait List

How Connecticut’s Changing Landscape is Impacting Wildlife Here in Connecticut

Wednesday, October 12
7 – 8 p.m.

Connecticut’s landscape is always changing. Many residents wonder why they are seeing more black bears and bobcats than ever before. Join DEEP Wildlife Division Outreach Biologist Paul Benjunas and learn how Connecticut’s land use has influenced certain wildlife populations over time.
    This program is free, but we ask you to consider making a contribution to the DEEP Wildlife Division so they can continue doing this important work.

Please Register Here

Knitting & Spinning by the Fire

Sundays November 6, December 4, & February 5, March 5
12 – 3 p.m.

Bring your knitting projects and spinning wheels and enjoy relaxing afternoons with talented members from the Nutmeg Western CT Spinners Guild who will coach you on your knitting challenges and invite you to try your hand at spinning. Beautiful skeins of yarn from New Pond Farm’s Romney flock will be available for sale.
Registration is required, please join us for each meeting, one meeting, or anything in-between!
     This program is free, but donations in support of our fleecy flock are welcome!

Please Register Here

Wreath Making

Wednesday, November 30 or Thursday, December 1
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Fresh greens, pinecones, pods, bows, frames, and expert hands will be here to greet you. Join us in our Learning Center and make your spectacular one-of-a-kind evergreen wreath–from scratch! Please bring a pair of work gloves and clippers. Light refreshments will be served.
    $70 per Member, $80 per Non-member
Please register with the appropriate link below

Nov. 30Dec. 1

Please take a look at some of the
nature activities and videos we have put together.

If you would like to view samples of past programs, past calendars can be found here.