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Adult Programs

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

Following recent guidelines from the CDC and the Town of Redding, we will be cancelling or postponing our Spring programs. If you have registered for a program, refunds will be coming your way, unless we hear that you’d like these to be a donation.

Until our programs return, please take a look at some of the nature activities and videos we have put together.


Birding & Breakfast with Miley Bull

Wednesday, May 6, 7 – 9 a.m.
Please look for this program to be offered again in the future.
Miley Bull is a one of kind treasure, a well-known ornithologist, a world traveler, a raconteur, and CT Audubon Society’s Senior Director of Science and Conservation. Please join Miley for a fascinating morning in search of spring warblers, bluebirds, swallows, and other feathered residents. Breakfast treats await when you return to the Learning Center.

     $10 per member, $15 per non-member


Getting Down to Earth with Garden Chemistry

Thursday, May 7, 7 – 9 p.m.
Please look for this program to be offered again in the future.

Advanced Master Gardener, Master Composter, and engaging speaker, Dr. Thomas MacGregor, will help you to understand the role chemistry plays in your garden from spring soil preparation through autumn harvest. In the last seven years Tom has researched, documented, and compiled a notebook full of practical advice, tricks, tips, and interesting facts consistent with his chemistry training. This program is guaranteed to provide insight on how to solve your gardening problems!

     $15 per member, $20 per non-member


More Plants Please…Plant Based Cooking

Thursday, May 14, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Please look for this program to be offered again in the future.

Join guest instructor Celeste Cobb and learn what it takes to make a delicious wholly plant based meal. She will show you how easy it can be to shop, prepare and serve a nutritionally rich meal your entire family will enjoy. Celeste will prepare a 3-course tasting for you, answer questions, dispel misconceptions, and help you to discover the wealth of resources and products available to those interested in plant based cooking!
Registration is required, space is limited.

      $20 per member, $25 per non-member


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