Virtual Eat, Drink & Learn Series

2021 Winter & Spring VIRTUAL EAT, DRINK & LEARN SERIES

Even though we can’t be together in person, we can still have some fun eating, drinking and learning from home, right? Join us via Zoom for NINE presentations on everything from gardening to birds, insects, oysters and more. Of course, we won’t forget to send you suggested cocktails to enjoy before each program. We hope you can join us for these fun-filled and educational programs.

PROGRAM PRICING

Buy up to three events at $20.00 each.
Buy the fourth, fifth and/or sixth event at $15.00 each.
Buy the seventh, eighth, and/or ninth event at only $10 each!

 

*Purchases must be made at the same time to receive discount. Any combination of talks are allowed.*

IT’S BEEN 17 YEARS, LET’S TOAST THEM WITH KIRS

January 21,  2021     7:30 p.m. 
Speaker: Michael Raupp, (aka ‘The Bug Guy’), Professor Emeritus of Entomology, University of Maryland
Return of Brood X Cicadas in 2021: The Fascination, Fear and Fun

PARROTS OF THE SEA WITH A LONG ISLAND ICED TEA

February 4,  2021   7:30 p.m. 
Speaker: Derrick Jackson, National Award-Winning Journalist (Pulitzer Prize finalist), Author, and Photographer
Puffin Canaries: Restored Just in Time for Climate Change

BIVALVES, BAYS AND CABERNETS

February 18,  2021  7:30 p.m.
Speaker: Rona Kobell, Science Editor & Journalist, Maryland Sea Grant; Adjunct Professor, U. of MD’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism
The Oysters Are Our World: How We Almost Lost the Chesapeake Bay Oyster and How We Are Bringing It Back.

RECLAIMING DREDGE; G&T’s WITH A WEDGE

March 3,  2021   7:30 p.m. 
Speakers: Ryland Taylor and Tim Carney, Environmental Specialists with Maryland Environmental Service (MES)
Poplar Island: An International Model of Innovative Reuse

URBAN BIRDS AND BOURBON STIRRED

March 18,  2021     7:30 p.m. 
Speaker: Susie Creamer, Center Director of Patterson Park Audubon Center in Baltimore City 
Creative Communities Making Baltimore Birdy!

APRIL FOOLERS AND PINEAPPLE COOLERS

April 1,  2021   7:30 p.m. 
Speaker: Brian Rollfinke, Director of Education at Irvine Nature Center & Clare Walker Environmental Educator at Irvine Nature Center
You Coulda’ Fooled Me . . . In Nature, Trickery & Deceit are the Name of the Game

A TIMELY SPRING FLING W/ MIGRANTS THAT SING

April 15,  2021   7:30 p.m.
Speaker: Kathy Woods, Wildlife Rehabilitator; Founder & Executive Director, Phoenix Wildlife Center
What Does “Songbird” Mean?

NATIVE BEES AND FRUIT BRANDIES

April 29,  2021   7:30 p.m. 
Speaker: Sam Droege, Biologist, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Native Bees in Maryland – Some Good Stories

GARDENING WITH CRITTERS AND DRINKS WITH BITTERS

May 20,  2021   7:30 p.m. 
Speaker: Nancy Lawson, Author of “The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife”, habitat consultant, and a national speaker on garden ecology

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