Calendar

Oct
19
Mon
Cemetery Commission Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
6
Fri
Regional School District 18 Community Leadership Meeting @ Center School
Nov 6 @ 8:00 am

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Nov
16
Mon
Cemetery Commission Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
18
Wed
Regional School District 18 Policy & Communications Committee Meeting @ Center School
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Dec
4
Fri
Regional School District 18 Community Leadership Meeting @ Center School
Dec 4 @ 8:00 am

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Dec
16
Wed
Regional School District 18 Policy & Communications Committee Meeting @ Center School
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Jan
8
Fri
Regional School District 18 Community Leadership Meeting @ Center School
Jan 8 @ 8:00 am

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Feb
2
Tue
Hadlyme Ferry Historic District Commission Annual Meeting @ Zoom
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm

The Hadlyme Ferry Historic District Commission will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 5:00 p.m. This is a virtual meeting that will take place on Zoom. To view the agenda or see instructions on how to attend the virtual meeting, click here.

Feb
5
Fri
Regional School District 18 Community Leadership Meeting @ Center School
Feb 5 @ 8:00 am

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Mar
5
Fri
Regional School District 18 Community Leadership Meeting @ Center School
Mar 5 @ 8:00 am

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Mar
15
Mon
Cemetery Commission Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm
Mar
24
Wed
Regional School District 18 Policy & Communications Committee Meeting @ Center School
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Apr
9
Fri
Regional School District 18 Community Leadership Meeting @ Center School
Apr 9 @ 8:00 am

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Apr
19
Mon
Cemetery Commission Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm
Apr
21
Wed
Regional School District 18 Policy & Communications Committee Meeting @ Center School
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

May
7
Fri
Regional School District 18 Community Leadership Meeting @ Center School
May 7 @ 8:00 am

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

May
17
Mon
Cemetery Commission Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
May 17 @ 7:00 pm
May
19
Wed
Regional School District 18 Policy & Communications Committee Meeting @ Center School
May 19 @ 6:00 pm

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Jun
4
Fri
Regional School District 18 Community Leadership Meeting @ Center School
Jun 4 @ 8:00 am

The meeting will take place in the Central Office Conference Room.

Jun
21
Mon
Cemetery Commission Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm
Jun
30
Wed
End of Fiscal Year @ Lyme Town Hall
Jun 30 all-day
Sep
20
Mon
Cemetery Commission Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm
Oct
7
Thu
“Whale Ho!” Presentation @ Zoom
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm

On Thursday, Oct. 7, at 7:00 p.m., the Friends of the Lyme Public Library will offer “Whale Ho!” – a Zoom program from Mystic Seaport Museum that offers a fascinating look at the origins of whaling, the role it played in the development of America and the factors that transformed us as a nation from whale hunters to whale watchers. To register for the free program, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org.  To register for the program and receive a Zoom invitation, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org. For more information, visit www.lymepl.org.

 

Oct
18
Mon
Cemetery Commission Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
13
Sat
Wildflower Seed Bomb Making Workshop @ LYSB
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

On Saturday, Nov. 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the Lyme Pollinator Pathway will offer a workshop in making wildflower seed bombs to feed area wildlife; and from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a workshop in creating pressed wildflower art. The seed bomb workshop will take place at the Riverside Preserve; the pressed art workshop will take place at LYSB.  Both workshops are cosponsored by LYSB.  Registration is required.  To register, go to www.lysb.org.

Wildflower Art Workshop @ LYSB
Nov 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

On Saturday, Nov. 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the Lyme Pollinator Pathway will offer a workshop in making wildflower seed bombs to feed area wildlife; and from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a workshop in creating pressed wildflower art. The seed bomb workshop will take place at the Riverside Preserve; the pressed art workshop will take place at LYSB.  Both workshops are cosponsored by LYSB.  Registration is required.  To register, go to www.lysb.org.

Nov
15
Mon
Cemetery Commission Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
23
Tue
Tuesday Trek @ Patrell Preserve
Nov 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

To register, contact: anthonyinlyme@gmail.com

Nov
30
Tue
Tuesday Trek @ Honey Hill Preserve
Nov 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

To register, contact: openspace@townlyme.org

Dec
1
Wed
LLHD Flu Clinic @ New London
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

On Wednesday, Dec. 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and again from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Ledge Light Health District (LLHD) will offer a free, walk-in flu clinic at 216 Broad Street in New London for adults 18 years and older. All participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing. A flu consent form is required for each participant. Forms can be downloaded at www.llhd.org or obtained at the clinic.  For more information, click here.

LLHD Flu Clinic @ New London
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On Wednesday, Dec. 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and again from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Ledge Light Health District (LLHD) will offer a free, walk-in flu clinic at 216 Broad Street in New London for adults 18 years and older. All participants must wear a mask and practice social distancing. A flu consent form is required for each participant. Forms can be downloaded at www.llhd.org or obtained at the clinic.  For more information, click here.

Dec
4
Sat
Holiday Wreath-Making Event @ Lyme Public Hall
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On Saturday, Dec. 4, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Lyme Public Hall & Local History Archives and the Lyme Garden Club are offering a free holiday wreath-making workshop at Lyme Public Hall.  Materials and greens will be provided; participants should bring their own trimmings to customize their wreaths.  To register for the event, text or call Bill Denow at 860-574-4143.  For more information, visit www.lymepublichall.org.

Dec
9
Thu
Sustainable Committee Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am
Dec
10
Fri
LLHD COVID Vaccine Clinic @ Groton City Municipal Building
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

LLHD is holding a COVID vaccine clinic on Friday, Dec. 10, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Groton City Municipal Building at 295 Meridian Street in Groton. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson first and second vaccinations, as well as booster shots will be available to adults 18 and older. Appointments are required.  Residents can register by clicking on this link.  To see the flyer for the clinic, click here.

Dec
11
Sat
Volunteer Work Party @ Johnston Preserve
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

On Saturday, Dec. 11, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Lyme Open Space Coordinator Wendy Hill will lead a volunteer team in building a raised, stepstone walkway through a seasonally wet area of the Johnston Preserve.  Work will be directed by stonemason Ben Kegley.  To volunteer, send an email to openspace@townlyme.org.

Lyme “Fill an Ambulance” Event @ Hamburg Fire Station
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

On Saturday, Dec. 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Lyme Ambulance Association and Lyme Fire Company will hold an “Fill an Ambulance” event at the Hamburg Fire Station to benefit Safe Futures in New London, an organization which helps survivors of domestic violence make a fresh start.  Items needed for donation include diapers (specifically, newborn and sizes 5 and 6), toiletries (toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, body wash, etc.) and sundries (tampons and pads).

Santa Claus @ Hamburg Fire Station
Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

On Saturday, Dec. 11, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Santa Claus will be at the Hamburg Fire Station – offering a safe, drive-through experience.  To see the flyer, click here.

Jan
1
Sat
Supplemental Motor Vehicle Taxes Due
Jan 1 all-day
Jan
12
Wed
“Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement” Presentation @ Zoom
Jan 12 @ 6:30 pm

On Wednesday, Jan. 12, at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom, the Lyme Public Library and Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library will present “Jazz & the Civil Rights Movement,” a virtual presentation by master flutist, jazz historian and educator Galen Abdur-Razzaq, in which he will explain how influential jazz music was in promoting and financing the American civil rights movement.  To register for the program and receive the Zoom link, send an email to register@oldlymelibrary.org.

Jan
15
Sat
“How To Make a Junk Journal” Workshop (Part 1) @ Lyme Public Library
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

On Saturday, Jan. 15, and Saturday, Jan. 22, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Lyme Public Library will offer a two-part workshop entitled “How To Make a Junk Journal,” during which Library Director Melissa Fournier will instruct participants in how to make a “junk journal” for the storage of mementos from an old book.  Supplies will be provided.  This two-part series is limited to 12 participants ages 17 and older.  For more details, contact the library at 860-434-2272 or visit www.lymepl.org.

Jan
16
Sun
“Winter Wonders Forest Bathing” Excursion @ Pleasant Valley Preserve
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

On Sunday, Jan. 16, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Lyme Land Trust will offer a “Winter Wonders Forest Bathing” excursion in the Pleasant Valley Preserve – a one-mile walk that ends with a wild-foraged tea. “Forest bathing” is a practice that invites people to engage with nature and take in the restorative health benefits of being in the forest. Participation in the walk is limited; registration is required. The cost is $32 per person; LLT members receive a 15% discount with code LLT15.  To register, go here.

Jan
18
Tue
Tuesday Trek @ Brockway Hawthorne Preserve
Jan 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

On Tuesday mornings, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Lyme’s Open Space Coordinator Wendy Hill and others continue to lead “Tuesday Treks” – weekly walks through different Town preserves.  Trek leaders alternate between Sue Cope, Tony Irving, Kristina White and Wendy Hill. (To reserve a spot, contact the appropriate trek leader; see below.)  In the event of inclement weather, the treks are canceled. 

For full details, click on this link: https://www.lymelandtrust.org/tuesday-treks/

 

Lymes’ Senior Center Board of Directors Meeting @ Zoom
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm
After-School Art & Storytime (Grades K-5) @ Lyme Public Library
Jan 18 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

On Tuesday, Jan. 18, from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Lyme Public Library will offer its “After-School Art & Storytime” program for children in Grades K-5.  The children’s librarian will read a story to the children; the children will then create an art project based on the story with local artist and educator Kristen Thornton. For more details, contact the library at 860-434-2272 or visit www.lymepl.org.

Nutmeg Book Club @ Lyme Public Library
Jan 18 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

On Tuesdays, Jan. 4, 11, 18 and 25, from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Lyme Public Library’s after-school “Nutmeg Book Club” for Grades 2-3 and Grades 4-5 will meet to read, review and discuss books that have been nominated for the 2022 Nutmeg Book Award. Snacks will be provided.  For more details, contact the library at 860-434-2272 or visit www.lymepl.org.

Board of Selectmen Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Jan 18 @ 3:30 pm
“Open Studio with Kristen Thornton” Art Program @ Lyme Public Library
Jan 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

On Tuesdays, Jan. 4, 11, 18 and 25, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., the Lyme Public Library will offer its “Open Studio with Kristen Thornton” art program, which instructs students in Grades 6-12 how to create spectacular arts projects.  For more details, contact the library at 860-434-2272 or visit www.lymepl.org.

Jan
19
Wed
“Visit the Library” Time for Children Ages 2 & Up @ Lyme Public Library
Jan 19 @ 10:30 am

On Wednesdays, Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26, at 10:30 a.m., the Lyme Public Library is offering “Visit the Library” time in its children’s room for children ages 2 and up, along with their parents or caregivers.  The children will be encouraged to become familiar with the library, have a book read to them and begin the process of selecting their own books.  Space is limited.  For more details, contact the library at 860-434-2272 or visit www.lymepl.org.

Conservation Commission Meeting @ Lyme Town Hall
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm
Jan
20
Thu
“Eastern Coyotes in Connecticut” Presentation @ Lyme Public Library
Jan 20 @ 7:00 pm

On Thursday, Jan. 20, at 7:00 p.m., the Lyme Land Trust and Friends of the Lyme Public Library are offering a presentation called “Eastern Coyotes in Connecticut” with master wildlife conservationist Paul Colburn at the library.  Colburn will discuss the history of coyotes in Connecticut and provide an overview of their habitat, diet and behavior.  For more information, contact programreg@lymepl.org. Registration is requested. To register, go here.