Legislative Update Feb. 13 at Public Library

On Thursday, Feb. 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., State Representative Devin Carney will provide a legislative update for the residents of the Town of Lyme at the Lyme Public Library. The public forum is an opportunity for local residents to hear about issues likely to be taken up during the current legislative session and ask questions about matters of local or state importance.

“Bird Tales” Family Story Time at Public Library on Feb. 21

On Friday, Feb. 21, at 2:00 p.m., at the Lyme Public Library:  A Place Called Hope, a rehabilitation and education center for birds of prey, presents a series of bird-related stories designed for children 11 and under, and their families – along with an opportunity to meet some live birds.  Free and open to all. Register at education@lymelandtrust.org.  More info here.

Civil Rights Supporter Prudence Allen To Speak at Public Library on Feb. 15

On Saturday, Feb. 15, at 2:00 p.m., at the Lyme Public Library:  Civil rights supporter Prudence Allen, who was raised in Connecticut, served as secretary to Coretta Scott King and marched in civil rights marches in the 1960s, will share memories and stories of working alongside Dr. Martin Luther King and his family. Free and open to all. Register at 860-434-2272. For more information, click here.

LOLHS Graduate Chelsea Evankow To Speak on Peace Corps Experience

On Friday, Dec. 27, at 3:00 p.m., at the Lyme Public Library:  A presentation by Chelsea Evankow, a 2014 graduate of LOLHS and current Peace Corps volunteer serving in Zambia, Africa. She has been living and teaching in a rural village for the past 15 months and will return there for an additional year to complete her assignment.  Her primary responsibilities include teaching English to grades 5-8 and building teacher-to-teacher capacity. Chelsea will share her experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in relation to challenges, successes and daily life.

Volunteers Needed for Nov. 23 Roadside Clean-Up

On Saturday, Nov. 23, at 9:00 a.m., volunteers will meet at the Hadlyme Country Market to pick up litter along Route 82, from Shagbark to Baker Lane.  The clean-up is sponsored by the Town of Lyme Open Space Office, Hadlyme Public Hall, the North School Society, Friends of Whalebone Cove, the Lyme Land Conservation Trust and the Hadlyme Hall Garden Club. To see the flyer, click here.