Public Speaking

Lecture Schedule and Book Signing Events

2018:

April 5th: 12-1 pm. Tea Talk: the Garden Variety Wilbraham Garden Club: Wilbraham MA

January 8, 2018: 7-8 pm: Sustainable landscaping: How to decrease lawn, create edible landscapes, conserving water , soil and increasing biodiversity. Manchester Garden Club meeting held at Center Congregational Church, Center St  Manchester, CT

September 2017

September 20th: 11-1 pm Tea Talk: The Garden Variety: Middlesex Office of UConn county Extension Services, 1066 Saybrook Rd Haddam, CT Class is open to the public: call 860-345-4511 for more information.

 August 2017

August 19-20th: Book Signing Event: Daniel Nimham Pow Wow, Putnam Memorial State Park, Carmel , NY

July 2017

July 24th: 7-8 pm: Online Dream Class begins. Every other Monday for 4 sessions. for more information please visit:

July 28-30th: 9th Annual Bookstock Literary Festival in Woodstock, VT. Large author event throughout weekend in Woodstock town center. My book, At the Garden’s Gate, will be for sale in author tent. All events are free and open to the public, except Saturday night’s concert.

July 15 – 16th: Book singing event at Inter tribal Pow Wow, Wells harbor, Wells Maine. Pow Wow open to public 10-5 both days. Look for my booth!

June 2017

June 23- 25th:  2 day event open to public held on lovely farm in rural NH: Medicine Bear Powwow 154 Martin Rd Freemont NH plilly37@gmail.com. Meet the author and book signing event.

June 16th: 9 – 10 am live! Dreaming with our Muse: Voice America Live! at 9 am est and 6 am pst. Hosted by Soul Sessions with Solstice, hosts Delanea Davis and Rita MacRae. Listeners can call in towards end of program. Listen live or interview will be recorded for future listening.

June 9 – 11th: International Herb Symposium, Wheaton College, Norton MA, 3 day event.

May 2017

May 19th: 7-8 pm: Tea Talk:  The Garden Variety, held at Universalist Unitarian Society: East, 153 West Vernon St , Manchester, CT 06040.

May 18th: 6: 30 – 8:30 pm “Elementals” held at Spiritual Community Connection, Center St congregational Church, Center St  Manchester Ct

April 2017

April 25th: 12- 1; The Role of Herbal Medicine in our Health Care; Gold Building, Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT

April 22nd 11:30-1:30     CREATING OUR NEW STORY, Ravenwood, 199 West Center St  Manchester, CT
Let’s get in touch with our “original” dreams…. how? By becoming more and more sensitive to our soul’s call. Through meditative exercises we’ll explore the head and the heart of things. And learn a dream sharing technique to bring dreams of the night, our imaginations and our hearts into everyday world.

We will have an opening and closing circle.

April 19th: 6:30 – 8:30 pm: Exploring the World of Herbal Teas: Master Gardener Program, TAC Building Vernon, CT.

March 2017

March 25th and 26th: 10 – 4 pm: Book Signing and Vendor: Greater Vernon Holistic Healthfest; Vernon Center Middle School, Vernon CT.

March 9th: 7-8 pm Guest speaker for Horticulture Club of Newtown, CT. Contact club for more details.

February 2017

February 22nd:  12 – 1 pm Guest Speaker for Wellness Event: Tea Talk at the Gold Building Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT

February 17th: 6:30-8:30 pm Book Promotion event at a new holistic center. Sharing the Light Wholistic Center  395 West Main St, Avon CT. Owner is inviting CT authors, meet the practitioners. Free to public. Call 860-620-7709 for more informatiion.

February 5th: 10 – 4 pm: Astrological Society of Connecticut Fair; Keeney Center, 200 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT. Book Singing Event.

January 16, 23, 30 and February 6 and 23, 2017: Dreaming with the Muse: Monday evenings 7-9 pm; Solstice Strategy Partners, LLC, 129 tolland Stage Rd, Tolland CT 06084. Please contact me through my website if interested. judithdreyer.com. Check: http://allevents.in

2016 Lecture Schedule and Book Signing Events

November 2016

November 20th: 12 noon: Nature Needs Us and We Need Nature: discussion and book signing Astrological Society of Connecticut: Keeney Memorial Center, 200 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT

November 5th: University of New Hampshire Native American Cultural Association Pow Wow; Saturday 10 -5 pm; book signing. Durham, NH

October 2016

October 24th: Cape Cod Master Gardener: Herbal Medicine 9-1 pm Contact: judith@judithdreyer.com Harwich MA.

October 18th: 7-8 pm: Sustainable Landscaping; East Windsor Garden Club; Park Hill Housing Authority; Windsorville CT

October 15th and 16th: Books and Salves available at: Wolf Den Pow Wow: Wolf Den Drive, Pomfret CT; 2 day event. 

October 12th: 6:30-8:30 pm: Wild Edibles at Tolland County Extension Center, TAC building, Vernon Ct. this is sponsored by the UConn Master Gardener Program and open to the public.

October 1st and 2nd: 10- 5 pm Book Signing, Book and Salves available: Hammonassett Festival 2016: Guilford Fairgrounds 111 Lovers Lane Guilford, CT  A two day festival that celebrates Nature and Native American Heritage

September 2016

September 15th: Ct Authors Trail Program Finale: Mohegan Sun: 6:15 – 9 pm Cabaret Theater.

5 Fridays: September 9th through October 7th: Dreaming with the Muse: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute or OLLI, UConn at Waterbury, 99 East Main St Waterbury, CT 06702: 5 week class, Fridays: 10: 45- 12:15 pm Begins:

5 Fridays: September 9th through October 7th: 10:15 – 11:45 am:  To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow:  Osher Lifelong Learning Institute or OLLI, UConn at Waterbury, 99 East Main St Waterbury, CT 06702

August 2016

Thursday: August 18th: 6:30-7:30 pm Meet the Author and Book Signing at Tolland Library 21 Tolland Green, Tolland CT as part of  CT Author’s Trail program..

August 6,7th: Black Eagle Inter tribal Pow Wow, North Conway NH: Book Signing Event.

July 2016

July 27th: 10 -10:30 am: Radio Guest for Garden Chat talk radio show at: icrvradio.com: Show Host: Gail Reynolds, Middlesex County Master Gardener Coordinator.

Saturday: July 9th: 10 -1 pm  ABC’s Herbal Medicine and Book Signing:  South Windsor Farmer’s Market 150 Nevers Rd South Windsor

June 2016

Saturday: June 25, 26th: Medicine Bear Pow Wow: Fremont NH 10-5 both days. Book Signing Event.

May 2016

Thursday: May 26th: 6:30-8 pm: Benefits of Herbal Medicine: SWFA held at the South Windsor Library, 1550 Sullivan Ave, South Windsor, CT 06074 Call: 860- 644-1541.

Tuesday: May 3rd: 6:30-8 pm Tea: The Garden Variety: Looking at a Garden’s Diverse Bounty: Glastonbury Public Library, 2407 Main St, Glastonbury, CT 06033. Presentation and Book signing. Call: 860-652-7719 to register.

Sunday: May 1st: 12-5 pm: Poetry Reading at Mill Works at 156 River Rd, Willington CT. Students and adults will participate in a creative arts day featuring poetry from local talent. tel:518-791-9474 or email: info@themillworks.us

April 2016

Saturday: April 30th, 9-4:30 pm: ABC’s Herbal Medicine: Journeys, School for the Soul,. 55 Poquonock Ave Poqounock, Ct Call: 860-580-9736 to register.

Saturday and Sunday: April 23, 24th, 10-5 pmWisdom & Wellness Spring 2016 Expo : Hilton Garden Inn, 555 Corporate Drive Windsor, CT. I will have a booth both days, come say hello, share your thoughts, book signing and enjoy this great event.

April 20th: 10 am icrvradio.com: Garden Chat with Gail Reynolds, Master Gardener Coordinator for Middlesex County Ct. Replays at 3 and 9 pm.

Saturday: April 17th: 10-5 pm: Soul Light Expo: East River Road East Hartford, Ct.

Wednesday: April 13th 7-9 pm: Healing In and With Nature: Journeys, School for the Soul: 55 Poqounock Ave, Windsor, Ct 06095. Call: 860-580-9736 to register.

5 Fridays: April 10:45- 12:15 pm: To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow:  Osher Lifelong Learning Institute or OLLI, UConn at Waterbury, 99 East Main St Waterbury, CT 06702: begins April 1 through April 30th.

March 2016

Wednesday: March 23rd, 7:30-8:30 pm: Turning Lawns into Meadow: Enfield Garden Club: Meetings held at: St Joseph’s Residence, 1365 Enfield St Enfield, Connecticut 06082

Saturday: March 19th:8-4 pm: Master Gardener Symposium: Gardening Gone Native: Connecticut College Crozier-Williams Building 270 Mohegan Ave New London, CT. Contact CMGA to register and for more information.

Monday: March 14th, 7-8:45 pm: Dreaming with the Muse: Spirit Matters: Ravenwood Center, 199 West Center Street Manchester, CT 06040-4858

Saturday: March 12th, 10:30 – 12 noon: At the Garden’s Gate: talk and book signing at  Book Club: 100 Main St Broad Brook CT

Thursday: March 10th, 6:30-8 pm: Garden Path Garden Club: guest speaker, Holistic Nature of Gardens, Tolland Ct; please contact me directly if you are interested in attending.

February 2016

5 Fridays: February, 10: 45- 12:15 pm: Dreaming with the Muse: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute or OLLI, UConn at Waterbury, 99 East Main St Waterbury, CT 06702: 5 week class, Fridays: 10: 45- 12:15 pm Begins: February 19th through March 18th.

Saturday: February 13th, 10-2pm: Meet the Author and Book Signing Event for Valentine’s Day: Book Club, 100 Main St Broad Brook, CT

Sunday: February 7th, 12 noon: Featured Speaker at Winter Wellness Expo 10-5 pm, Holiday Inn 1 Bright Meadow Blvd, Enfield, CT: go to winterwellnessexpo.info: 12 Noon: Featured Speaker: At the Garden’s Gate. I will have a booth and be there from 10-5 pm

Saturday:  February 6th, 12-4: WFC 169 Colony St Meriden, Ct:  Valentine’s Book Event that also supports the Women’s Family Center.

Thursday: January 21st, 7-8:30 pm: Alliance for Holistic Living: Part of panel discussions on Holistic Living. Vibrational Center, Tolland St Manchester, CT.

2015 Lecture Schedule and Book Signing Event

December 2015

Practical Talk with Usha Kumar, Cable Channel 23:

  1. At the Garden’s Gate aired: November,
  2. Our Holistic Nature: now on youtube.com
  3. Dreams: aired: December

Sunday: December 13: 11-1 pm: Book Signing at the Book Club, Broad Brook CT.

Sunday: December 13: 6:30-7:30 pm Featured guest on “The Work and Playlist” Radio Show at WESU, 88.1 FM: The Holistic Nature of Us

Saturday: December 12: 10 – 4 pm Hebron Craft Fair: Book Signing Event: Hebron CT.

November 2015

Books are great Christmas Gifts!

Tuesday: November 17th: 7-8:45 pm Dreaming with the Muse at Spirit Matters, West Center St Manchester, CT  registered with me at judith@judithdreyer.com. Class went really well in October. Spirit Matters invited to offer this class again.

Monday: November 16th: 7-9 pm Featured Speaker at the Guild: Healing In and With Nature: held at Center for Progressive Therapies, Hartford Rd, Manchester, CT: open to the public

Sunday: November 15: 12 noon Featured speaker at the  CT Astrological society New Age Fair: Partnering with Nature: A Holistic Venture

Saturday: November 15: 10-6 Greenwich Psychic and Craft Fair: Greenwich Hyatt, Greenwich CT. 12 pm Featured Speaker Bringing Nature into our lives.

Saturday: November 7th: 9:30-12 Featured speaker for CMGA annual business meeting; Tolland County Extension Center, Vernon ~ 24 Hyde Avenue Route 30 Vernon, CT 06066 “Lawn into Meadow”

Sunday: November 1st: 11-2: The Book Club, celebrating  National Authors Day Event; book signing event.

October 2015

Tuesday: October 27th: 7:15-8:45 pm Partnering with Nature: Spirit Matters, Manchester, CT

Tuesday: October 13th: 7:15 – 8:45 pm: Dreaming with the Muse at Spirit Matters in Manchester, CT : an introductory class on the healing power of dreams

Sunday: October 11th: 10-5 pm Soul Light Expo: Cromwell Hilton Hotel, Cromwell, CT

Thursday: October 8th: Manchester Health Fair: Crestfield Center 565 Vernon St, Manchester, CT

Monday: October 5th 6-8 pm Lawn into Meadow: Tolland County AG Station, 24 Hyde Rd., Vernon, CT 06066‐4599

Saturday: October 3rd: 10-2:30 PM Willington Library: Wellness Fair Event: Willington, Ct

September 2015

Wednesday: September 23rd 6-8 pm ABC’s Herbal Medicine and Home Medicine Supplies Part 2: Oneida Holistic Health Center, Marlborough , CT.

Wednesday: September 9th: 6-8 pm ABC’s Herbal Medicine and Home Medicine Supplies Part 1: Oneida Holistic Health Center, Marlborough , CT.

Saturday: September 12th: 10-1 pm  Presenter at Pillwillop Therapeutic Farm, Wolcott, CT: Healing in and with  Nature. (click on farm link for more details.)

August 2015

Saturday: August 22nd: Tolland Farmers Market, 9-12 pm Tolland Green, Tolland, CT. Meet the Author and Book Signing.

Saturday: August: 15th: South Windsor Farmer’s Market: 10-1 pm: Master Gardener Booth and Book Signing.

Saturday : August 8th 10-4 and Sunday August 9th 11-5: Cannondale Craft Fair, Wilton, CT  APPS Booth: Meet CT Authors and Book Signing.

Saturday: August 1st 10-4: Madison Craft Fair, Madison CT on the village Green. Meet CT Authors and Book Signing.

July 2015

Sunday: July 19th: New England Market: 11-7; Rentschler Field East Hartford, Ct; APSS booth: Meet CT Authors and Book Signing.

Saturday, July 18th: 10-1 pm: South Windsor Farmer’s Market: Master Gardener and book signing .

Sunday: July 12th: 12:30-3 pm: Meet the Author and Book signing Event: Willimantic Food Coop, Willimantic, CT.

Saturday: July 11th: 9-12 noon: Meet the Author and Book Signing Event: Red and White, on the Tolland Green, Tolland , CT.

Saturday: June 27th: Tolland Youth Garden: Historic Tolland 300th Anniversary Event; Designed a circle At risk Teaching Garden: Meet the Author and Book signing Event;

Saturday: June 20th 9-12: Red and White on the Tolland Green, Tolland, Ct Meet the author/book signing Event

Saturday: June 13th, 10- 2 pm: Oneida Holistic Health Foundation: Meet the Author/Book Signing Event

Saturday: June 6th, 10-5 pm: Celebrate Bloomfield Author’s Fair: Meet the Author/Book Signing Event

Saturday: May 30th, 10-5 pm: : Pillwillop Therapeutic Farm: Wellness Day Fair: Meet the Author/Book signing Event
Saturday May 16th 9-1: Master Garden Plant Sale: Tolland Ag Center:  Book Signing (a portion of the proceeds with be donated to Master Gardener Program, Tolland Ct)

Thursday: May 21st, 6-7:30 pm: Presentation: Partnering with Nature: Willington Public Library

Sunday: April 26, 12-5; Cherry Blossom Festival, Wooster Square, New Haven, CT

Saturday/Sunday: April 18,19 10-5: Made in CT Expo at Durham Fair Grounds; Durham CT

Willimantic Food Coop: Books for Sale: Willimantic Ct

Writer’s Group Facilitator: Tolland Public Library: Third Tuesday of month: 6-8 pm

Meet the Author and Book Signing: February 21, 2015: : at Nature’s Grocer Tolland, Ct from 11-2 pm

2014 Lecture Schedule

December 16, 2014: 7-8:30 pm  Nesconset (Smithtown)  Library, Nesconset, NY Tea Talk the Garden Variety: Tea and scones set the stage for a discussion on the importance and benefit of herbal teas. Three tea blends will be tasted and the health benefits of individual ingredients will be highlighted.

November 10, 2014: 12:30 – 2:30 pm Port Jefferson, NY Library: Tea Talk: the Garden Variety: Tea and scones set the stage for a discussion on the importance and benefit of herbal teas. Three tea blends will be tasted and the health benefits of individual ingredients will be highlighted.

October 2, 2014:  7-8:30 pm Port Jefferson, NY Library: Sustainable Landscapes: stressed role of biodiversity, loss of landscapes and importance of sustainable water and soil practices.

June 2014: Sustainable Landscape: series of workshops for teachers at Connequot High School in Bohemia, NY to refocus wildlife habitat that needed cleaning up; principles on use of landscape, soil, water and micro-climates stressed as well as suggestions for teacher/student activities.

2013: Lecture Schedule

May 21, 2013: Lord Fairfax Community College: Warrenton Campus: Nutrition and Diet Therapy; Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-3:30 pm; class ends June 20, 2013. Warrenton, VA.

May 20, 2013: Prince William Wildflower Society: Lawn into Meadow; Monday evening 7-8 pm. Manassas, VA.

 April 3, 2013: Western Connecticut State University: HPX 292: Naturopathy, Homeopathy and Nutritional Self- Care.; four Wednesday evenings 5-9 pm.

February 16, 2013: Creating Our New Story: comprehensive one day workshop including meditation. Leesburg, VA. contact me at judith@judithdreyer.com for more details.

January 10, 2013: 11-12 noon: Centennial Garden Club: Lawn into meadow featuring common plants and common uses; Woodbridge, VA.

2012: Lecture Schedule

November 14, 2012 11-12 noon: Cedar Run Garden Club: ; Warrenton visitors Center, Warrenton, VA.
Topic: Tea: the Garden Variety: four tea blends were tasted; specific herbs in each tea were discussed highlighting the nutritional and /or medicinal benefits of each.

August 11, 2012: The Good , the Bad , the Tasty: a weed walk  at the Teaching Garden at the Benedictine Monastery in Bristow, Va; Open the the public: Saturday in the Garden. 9-10am

April/May 2012:  Dreaming with the Muse
       4/25, 5/2, 5/16. 5/23/2012;   6-8 pm
      Windmore Foundation for the Arts, Culpeper VA
      contact: infor@windmorefoundation.org or 540-547-4333 

Radio Interview

 February 26, 2012: with Jakki Price of priceproductions.com
Radio: WWKB AM 1520

Adjunct Lecturer:

1. Western Ct State University, Danbury Ct:
Spring 2012: Naturopathy, Homeopathy and Nutritional Self Care
Body Therapies and Meditation

Summer 2012 :  Body therapies and Meditation

Fall 2012: Naturopathy, Homeopathy and Nutritional Self Care

and Cross Cultural Health and Healing

2011: Lecture Schedule

Fall 2011: Naturopathy, Homeopathy and Nutritional Self Care
Summer 2011: Body Therapies and Meditation
Spring 2011: Body Therapies and Meditation
Naturopathy, Homeopathy and Nutritional Self Care
Fall 2010: Naturopathy, Homeopathy and Nutritional Self Care
Cross Cultural Health and Healing
Summer 2010: Body Therapies and Meditation
Spring 2010: Body Therapies and Meditation
Naturopathy, Homeopathy and Nutritional Self Care

2. Montgomery College, Rockville, MD:

Winter Intercession 2011: Introduction to Nutrition

Presentations:

1. Wild Edibles and Medicinal Plants: one woman’s journey in changing a suburban back yard into a meadow land.

June 2, 2012: Wild Edibles at Private Homestead in Warrenton VA. Identified 10-15 edible plants on private property and explained the health benefits to a church group interested in living off the land. This year we will be harvesting wild edibles for a salad.
March 13, 2012: National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE): association meeting 11:30-12:30pm.
June 10, 2011:  Fauquier County Master Gardener’s Association Meeting

 June 4, 2011: Wild Edibles at Private Homestead in Warrenton VA. Identified 10-15 edible plants on private property and explained the health benefits to a church group interested in living off the land.
June 28 2011: Upperville Garden Club: guest speaker at annual meeting spoke on edible weeds int he garden.

2010: Lecture Schedule
September 29, 2010: Prince William County Master Gardener’s Meeting
June 3, 2010:  Loudoun County Master Gardener’s Association

2. Overwintering Culinary Herbs:

October 20, 2011: Orange County Master Gardeners Meeting, Orange Va.

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