Library Offers “Hidden History of Old Lyme, Lyme & East Lyme” Zoom Presentation Apr. 20

On Tuesday, Apr. 20, at 7:00 p.m., the Friends of the Public Library will offer a presentation called the “Hidden History of Old Lyme, Lyme & East Lyme” with Jim Lampos and Michaelle Pearson that weaves a fascinating history of local legends, history and lore.  To register for the free program and receive a Zoom invitation, send an email to For more information, call the library at 860-434-2272.

Lyme Pollinator Pathway Holds Online Kickoff Events on Apr. 16-19

Lyme Pollinator Pathway is celebrating its kickoff with an online showing of the movie “Hometown Habitat – Stories of Bringing Nature Home” on Friday, Apr. 16, and a live Zoom presentation by the movie’s filmmaker, Catherine Zimmerman, on Monday, Apr. 19, at 7:00 p.m. (The movie can be viewed for free online from Friday, Apr. 16, through Sunday, Apr. 18.) Contact to register for either or both events, and receive the links to the movie and/or Zoom presentation.  Full details here.

Friends of Whalebone Cove Apr. 11 Annual Meeting To Focus on Hydrilla

Friends of Whalebone Cove will hold its annual meeting on Sunday, Apr. 11, at 3:00 p.m. on Zoom, with a focus on identifying some of the alternatives for managing the explosion of invasive hydrilla that’s choking sections of the Connecticut River and its tributaries.  In the last three years, underwater invasive hydrilla vines have been spreading rapidly throughout the Connecticut River, choking its coves, bays and tributaries, making them almost impassable for kayaks, canoes, motor boats and many fishermen. Margot Burns from RiverCOG will be the featured speaker.  For a Zoom invitation, please send an email to