5/6 (Sat) 8-10:15am: Annual Middletown Fishing Derby (Butternut Pond). $1. Learn more and register here.

5/6 (Sat) at 11am: Sustainability Scavenger Hunt (Hubbard Room at Russell Library). Learn more here.

5/6 (Sat) 10am-12pm: Make cards for Mother’s and Father’s Day. (Recreation Center). $2. Register here. 

5/6 (Sat) 9:30-11am: Cookies Cupcakes and Canvasses (Recreation Center). $10. Register here.

5/6 (Sat) 6pm: The Curve, a music and ballet performance from Iraqi composer and multi-instrumentalist Ameen Mokdad (Church of the Holy Trinity). Free. Register here. More performances of The Curve in May and June brought to you by Ekklesia Contemporary Ballet (learn more here).

5/6 (Sat) 2pm and 8pm: Ocean Filibuster, an eco-musical theater experience (Wesleyan University) $25/$8 for students. Buy Tickets Here.

5/7 (Sun) 9am: Invasives Pull at the Rockfall Forest. (Meet at the Wadsworth Big Falls parking lot.) Learn more and register here. Note: these will occur on 5/21 and 5/28 as well.

5/11 (Thurs) All Day: #DoNothingForTheClimateDay (Anywhere/Everywhere!) Learn more here.

5/13 (Sat) 10am-2pm: Middletown Health & Safety Day (Downtown on Main Street). Learn more here.

5/13 (Sat) 10am: Introductory Karate Class (Washin-Ryu Dojo, 565 High Street). Free. Learn more here.

5/13 (Sat) 2pm: Jazz Up Close (Hubbard Room at Russell Library). Free. Learn more here.

5/14 (Sun) 12-6pm: Screen-Free Board Game Day! (Back Again Board Game Cafe) 25% off Admission ($7.50). Learn more here.

5/14 (Sun) 3pm: Forest Meditation at Wadsworth Falls State Park. Learn more here.

5/19: (Fri) 5:15pm: Bingo (Recreation Center). $5. Register here.

5/20 (Sat) 10am: Beth Lapin’s Monthly Hike (Guida Farm Conservation Area). Free with 2023 Nature Connection Pass. Register Here.

5/20 (Sat) 9:15am: Riverside Yoga with Cindy Mazzotta 10am: Cinder + Salt Riverfront Cleanup (Harbor Park). Free, plus a free T-shirt with Cleanup Registration! Register Here.

5/20 (Sat) 10:30am: Preschool Dance Party and Playtime with DJ Mx Chalk (Russell Library). Free. Register Here.

5/21 (Sun) 10am: Forest Bathing 101 and Kids’ Nature Connection (Ron McCutcheon Park at Crystal Lake) These are separate events but happening at the same time, so bring your kids and take some quiet time for yourself in nature). Both free with 2023 Nature Connection Pass. Register Here.

5/27 (Sat) 9am: Paddle with a Purpose with the Jonah Center and Connecticut River Conservancy, removing water chestnut from the floating meadows (Canoe Launch at 181 Johnson Street). Bring your own kayak or request one to be provided. Free. Register here.