Swim against the tide.
Cape Ann Fresh Catch Community Supported Fishery Program
What: Stock your icebox with sustainably sourced, seasonal deliciousness (cod, yellowtail flounder, hake) delivered direct from Gloucester fishermen.
Why: Thirteen weeks of fresh-off-the-dock seafood for $260 (whole fish) or $312 (fillets).
When: Starts May 3.
Where: Drop-off locations include Jamaica Plain and Cambridge. Sign up at capeannfreshcatch.org.
Ramped Up on Ramps
What: Prix fixe epicurean tribute to the springtime wild onion ($45) includes dishes like mushroom consomme with grilled ramps and walnut pesto, and spaghetti with guanciale, sauteed ramps, and littleneck clams. Finish with an onion-free strawberry and biscuit dessert.
Why: The toothsome, tender stalks are around for only a few weeks, so it’s now or next year.
When: Wed. & Thurs., 5-10 p.m.; Fri., 5:30-11 p.m.
Where: UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop St., Harvard Square, Cambridge (617-864-1933).
What: Pretension-free vino tasting offers more than 250 sample sips, from amalaya to zinfandel.
Why: New features include a constitution-restoring lounge area and alcohol-absorbing snacks from Tremont 647, Red Bones, and Masa.
When: Sat., 1-5 p.m. & 7-11 p.m.
Where: Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama, 539 Tremont St., South End (617-426-5000). Tickets ($45) online at thewineriot.com.
Boston Community Runs
What: Join fellow fleet-footers for a three-, five-, or seven-mile lap around the Charles before unwinding with a brewski and complimentary apps.
Why: Experts will be on hand with tips to soothe your aching ankles.
When: Every Mon., 6:30 p.m.
Where: Meet at McGreevey’s, 911 Boylston St., Back Bay (888-727-2005). Admission is free.