One path is the Introduction to Zen Practice 5.5 hour workshop in New Haven, Connecticut, on Saturday, March 16th. It's from 10:00 A.M. through to 3:30 P.M. The location is the New Haven Zen Center, 193 Mansfield Street, New Haven, CT 06511.
The Buddhists run a tight ship so make sure you are there before 10:00 A.M. Doors open at 9:30 A.M. The experience is free but donations are eagerly accepted.
You will be introduced to:
Sitting meditation Walking Meditation Chanting Work Meditation Formal Temple Meal to Practice Mindful Eating and Talks about Zen Practice.
If you find a "home" at the Zen Center on March 16th, you can return every Sunday morning and Wednesday evening to meditate. Groups also go from the Zen Center to retreats in Providence, Rhode Island.