On Saturday, Apr. 13, at 2:00 p.m., the Lyme Public Library will present “Migration Mystery” – a free program on animal migration. For the complete details on the presentation, go here.
The CT River Coastal Conservation District’s annual, fund-raising Native Plant Sale is underway, offering a wide variety of native shrubs, ground covers, evergreen tree seedlings, flowering perennials, ferns, grasses and culinary herbs. Proceeds are used to support conservation, environmental education and technical assistance programs. To pre-order native plants from the online store, go here. To download the sales brochure and order form, go here.
The Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Governments has announced its 2019 schedule for hazardous household waste collection, as well as the dates of its upcoming paper-shredding events. To view or download the schedule, click here.
The Lyme Public Library will host an afternoon of “Irish Folktales & Songs” with master storyteller and musician Ann Shapiro on Saturday, Mar. 16, at 2:00 p.m. The event is free and open to all. Please call to register at 860-434-2272. For the full details, go here.
The Shoreline Artists’ Workshop and the Lymes’ Senior Center’s art classes, under the instruction of Sharon Schmiedel, will present an exhibition at the Old Lyme Town Hall during the months of March and April. Exquisite pieces of work will reflect a variety of visual media and styles. All pieces will be for sale, with a portion of any proceeds donated to the senior center. There will be an opening reception on Friday, March 8, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the town hall in Old Lyme.
The Lyme Public Library will host a book reading and signing with author Patricia Horn O’Brien on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 2:00 p.m. Horn will read from her book, “The Laughing Rabbit: A Mother, a Son and the Ties That Bind.” The event is free and open to all. Please call to register at 860-434-2272. For the full details, go here.
The Winter Basketball Program starts Saturday, January 19, at the Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School gym. Sessions will be held as follows:
- Kindergarten – 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
- Grades 1-2 – 9:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
- Grades 3-5 – 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
All equipment will be at the gym ready for use. Team shirts and schedules will be handed out the first day. For more information, please contact Don Bugbee at email@example.com.
The Lyme Public Library will host a special afternoon event called “Creatures of the Night” – featuring live animals from the Dennison Pequotsepos Nature Center – on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 2:00 p.m. The event is free and open to all. Please call to register at 860-434-2272. For the full details, go here.
The Lyme Forest Block Conservation Project is hosting a free event on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 7:00 p.m., with wildlife biologist Jenny Dickson. Dickson will discuss the economic and ecological benefits of birds and other wildlife in the Lyme Forest Block. The event will be held in the Community Room of the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library at 2 Library Lane in Old Lyme. For more information, click here.
Professor David Post of Yale University will be making a presentation at the Wednesday, Jan. 9, meeting of the Rogers Lake Authority. Post and his research associates have been studying Rogers Lake for more than 15 years and will discuss the impact that alewives (a species of herring found in the lake) have on water quality and bass fishing. For more information, click here.