Upcoming Land Trust Programs & Activities in June

The Lyme Land Trust (LLT) is offering the following programs and activities in June.  Registration is required for most activities; space may be limited for some activities.  For the complete details on any program or event, please go here.


Tuesday Treks
Weekly walks through different Town preserves are being offered on Tuesday mornings.  For full details, go here.

Sunday, Jun. 9, 1:00 p.m.
“Tree Collective” Teen Hike & Steward Group Meet Up
The Land Trust’s “Tree Collective” program engages young people ages 14 to 18 in outdoor fun and education while maintaining local hiking trails, under the leadership of local artist and environmentalist Regan Stacey.  To register, send an email to reganstacey@gmail.com.  For more information, go here.

Sunday, Jun. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Treasuring Our Wildlife: How To Build a Healthier Habitat in Your Backyard
The Lyme Pollinator Pathway cohosts this event at Ballek’s Garden Center in East Haddam.  For complete details on the event, go here.

Wednesday, Jun. 12, 9:30 a.m.
Lymes’ Senior Center “Take-a-Walk Wednesday” with Wendy Hill
Town of Lyme’s open space coordinator, Wendy Hill, leads a walk along Griswold Point.  The event is cosponsored by the Lymes’ Senior Center.  To register, send an email to cperkins@oldlyme-ct.gov.  For more information, go here.

Thursday, Jun. 13, 9:30 a.m.
Forest Bathing at Pleasant Valley Preserve
Regan Stacey leads an excursion through the Pleasant Valley Preserve that invites participants to take in the restorative health benefits of being immersed in nature. Registration is required. The cost is $25 per person; LLT members receive a 10% discount with code LLT10.  To register, go here. For more information, go here.

Saturday, Jun. 15, 9:30 a.m..
Glacial Lake Hadlyme Hike: How Geology Shaped Lyme
Former Connecticut state geologist Ralph Lewis and forest ecologist Tony Irving lead a hike that explores how geological forces shaped Southeastern Connecticut. To register, send an email to education@lymelandtrust.org. For more information, go here.

Friday, Jun. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Lyme Land Trust Annual Meeting: A River Runs through Us
The Land Trust will hold its annual meeting, which includes a presentation by renowned naturalist, author and artist Patrick J. Lynch. To register, send an email to kristina.white@lymelandtrust.com.  For more information, go here.

Saturday, Jun. 22, 8:30 p.m.
Night Hike with Ryan Quinn
LLT board member Ryan Quinn leads a family-friendly nighttime hike through the Pleasant Valley Preserve. To register, send an email to ryan.p.quinn@gmail.com.  For more information, go here.

Sunday, Jun. 23, 9:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m.
Family Trail Time with Tori
Tori Harris leads a family-friendly hike through the Pleasant Valley Preserve geared towards families with children under 5. To register, send an email to vharris@gmail.com. For more information, go here.

Wednesday, Jun. 26, 9:30 a.m.
Lymes’ Senior Center “Gentle Walk Wednesday” with Wendy Hill
Town of Lyme’s open space coordinator, Wendy Hill, leads a walk through Gillette’s Castle State Park.  The event is cosponsored by the Lymes’ Senior Center.  To register, send an email to cperkins@oldlyme-ct.gov.  For more information, go here.

Friday, Jun. 28, 9:30 p.m.
June Astronomy Observing Session
Join others at the Lyme Land Trust’s dark-sky observing site for an evening of stargazing. To register, for more information and to receive a link with directions to the site, go here.

 

Lyme Pollinator Pathway Jun. 9 Event

On Sunday, Jun. 9, at 1:00 p.m., the Lyme Pollinator Pathway will host an event called “Treasuring Our Wildlife: How To Build a Healthier Habitat in Your Backyard” at Ballek’s Garden Center in East Haddam.  For complete details on the event, click here.  The Lyme Pollinator Pathway is a program of the Lyme Sustainable Committee.

Upcoming Land Trust Programs & Activities in May

The Lyme Land Trust (LLT) is offering the following programs and activities in May.  Registration is required for most activities; space may be limited for some activities.  For the complete details on any program or event, please go here.


Tuesday Treks
Weekly walks through different Town preserves are being offered on Tuesday mornings.  For full details, go here.

Friday, May 17, 8:00 a.m.
Nix the Knotweed at Whalebone Cove
Join a group of volunteers removing invasive Japanese knotweed from Whalebone Cove.  Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own work gloves, clippers or loppers, and bottled water.  Cosponsored by the Lyme Pollinator Pathway, the Lyme Land Trust and Friends of Whalebone Cove. To register, send an email to trughouse@comcast.net.  For more information, go here.

Wednesday, May 22, 9:30 a.m.
Lymes’ Senior Center “Gentle Walk Wednesday” with Wendy Hill
Town of Lyme’s open space coordinator, Wendy Hill, leads a walk through the Watch Rock Preserve.  The event is cosponsored by the Lymes’ Senior Center.  To register, send an email to cperkins@oldlyme-ct.gov.  For more information, go here.

Thursday, May 23, 7:00 p.m.
“Reptiles in Lyme” Talk with Jim Arrigoni
LLT environmental director Jim Arrigoni discusses the various species of snakes and turtles that live in Lyme and demonstrates how to use the free iNaturalist app to share observations with the Wild Lyme Project.  The event is being held at Lyme Public Library.  To register, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org.  For more information, go here.

Saturday, May 25, 8:00 p.m.
Night Hike with Ryan Quinn
LLT board member Ryan Quinn leads a family-friendly nighttime hike through Hartman Park. To register, send an email to ryan.p.quinn@gmail.com.  For more information, go here.

Friday, May 31, 9:00 p.m.
May Astronomy Observing Session
Join others at the Lyme Land Trust’s dark-sky observing site for an evening of stargazing. To register, for more information and to receive a link with directions to the site, go here.

Volunteer Opportunities To Beautify Hartman Park, Reed Landing, Whalebone Cove

Lyme’s Open Space Coordinator Wendy Hill is offering three different opportunities in May for residents to help improve and beautify outdoor areas around town – including Whalebone Cove, Reed Landing and Hartman Park. Details below.


Friday, May 10, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Learn & Work Party at Hartman Park: Removing Invasive Plants
Join a group of volunteers learning how to remove autumn olive and other invasive plants from the Hartman Park Eversource Right of Way.  Volunteers are encouraged to wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants; and bring their own work gloves, small chain saws, hand saws, lopping shears, hand pruners, mattock hoes and bottled water.  Cosponsored by the Lyme Land Trust. To register, send an email to openspace@townlyme.org.  For more information, go here.

Saturday, May 11, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Nix the Knotweed at Reed Landing, Union Triangle & Joshua Pond
Join a group of volunteers removing invasive Japanese knotweed and tending native plants in these three areas around town.  Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own work gloves, clippers or loppers, and bottled water.  Cosponsored by the Lyme Pollinator Pathway, the Lyme Land Trust and Friends of Whalebone Cove. To register, send an email to openspace@townlyme.org. For more information, go here.

Friday, May 17, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Nix the Knotweed at Whalebone Cove
Join a group of volunteers removing invasive Japanese knotweed from Whalebone Cove.  Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own work gloves, clippers or loppers, and bottled water.  Cosponsored by the Lyme Pollinator Pathway, the Lyme Land Trust and Friends of Whalebone Cove. To register, send an email to trughouse@comcast.net.  For more information, go here.

 

Upcoming Library Programs & Activities in May

The Lyme Public Library is planning to offer the following programs and activities in May.  All events take place at the library unless otherwise noted. For the complete details on these activities, please call the library at 860-434-2272 or visit www.lymepl.org. To register for any of the programs, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org.


Thursday, May 2, 7:00 p.m.
Lyme Library Chess Club
The library’s Chess Club welcomes all levels of chess players, from beginners to advanced.

Tuesday, May 7, 10:30 a.m.
“The Sweet Spot” — The Library’s Coffee Cafe
The library offers this popular monthly gathering in its café where residents enjoy coffee, tea, pastries, games, magazines, newspapers and the company of friends and neighbors.  

Tuesday, May 7, 4:00 p.m.
Shell & Bee Studio Art Class – Afternoon Art for Grades 1-5
Shell & Bee Studio offers a fun, creative, after-school art class for elementary school students in Grades 1-5.

Wednesday, May 8, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
The children’s librarians read stories and lead singalongs and crafts designed for children up to age 4.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Wednesday, May 8, 4:00 p.m.
One-on-One Tech Support Help Day with Emily Lewis
Emily Lewis provides one-on-one tech support to residents who need assistance with email programs, cell phones, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and other technologies.  To sign up for a slot in this two-hour program, fill out a sign-up sheet at the Circulation Desk.

Thursday, May 9, 6:00 p.m.
USA Financial Services Presents “Social Security: How To Make It Work for You”
Representatives from USA Financial & Tax Services explain how to make the most of Social Security savings.

Saturday, May 11, 2:00 p.m.
An AAPI Celebration: “Under the Naga Tail: A True Story of Survival, Bravery & Escape from the Cambodian Genocide” and “Ghost Mountain” with Mae Bunseng Taing & James Taing
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) month, the library presents the film “Ghost Mountain” by filmmaker James Taing. His father, Mae Bunseng Taing, whose life story is told in the book, “Under the Naga Tail: A True Story of Survival, Bravery & Escape from Cambodian Genocide,” discusses the book and answers questions about his life experiences which were captured in his son’s film.

Tuesday, May 14, 11:00 a.m.
Lyme Library Puzzle Club
The library’s Puzzle Club brings together friends and neighbors to assemble jigsaw puzzles of various sizes.

Thursday, May 16, 6:00 p.m.
USA Financial Services Presents “Building a Lasting Legacy: Estate Planning”
Representatives from USA Financial & Tax Services explain how to build a legacy for retirement and the future of favorite causes and people.

Friday, May 17, 1:00 p.m.
“As the Page Turns” Book Club
The Book Club cosponsored by the Lyme Public Library and the Lymes’ Senior Center will discuss this month’s book selection. Copies of the book can be picked up at the library’s circulation desk. 

Saturday, May 18, 11:00 a.m.
Cool-ology STEAM Lab
This program for children ages 6-11 provides hands-on learning experiences that excite kids about science, engineering, technology, math and art.

Saturday, May 18, 1:00 p.m.
Lyme Library Cookbook Club
The library’s Cookbook Club allows residents to build their culinary skills, and prepare and share foods made from a specific cookbook’s recipes with friends and neighbors.

Saturday, May 18, 2:00 p.m.
One-on-One Tech Support Help Day with Pastor Sue Latourette
Pastor Sue Latourette provides one-on-one tech support to residents who need assistance with email programs, cell phones, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and other technologies.  To sign up for a slot in this two-hour program, fill out a sign-up sheet at the Circulation Desk.

Tuesday, May 23, 7:00 p.m.
Reptiles in Lyme Talk with Jim Arrigoni
Jim Arrigoni, Lyme Land Trust’s environmental director, discusses the snakes and turtles that live in Lyme and explains how residents can share their reptile observations with the Wild Lyme iNaturalist Project. 

Saturday, May 25, 12:30 p.m.
Lyme Library “Stitchcraft” Club
The library’s Stitchcraft Club enables residents to practice knitting, embroidery, crocheting and other forms of stitching with friends and neighbors.

Tuesday, May 28, 6:00 p.m.
Lyme Library American Mah Jongg Club
The library’s Mah Jonng Club brings together residents for two hours of playing the popular game.  Previous Mah Jonng experience is preferred. 

Lyme Public Hall To Hold Earth Day Celebration

On Sunday, Apr. 21, the Lyme Public Hall will feature a series of experts discussing ways local residents can help care for and appreciate Lyme’s natural environment in an event called “Caring for Nature in Lyme: An Earth Day Celebration.” The celebration consists of the following series of five, free, one-hour-long presentations:

  • 10:00 a.m. – “A Biologist’s Perspective on What Makes Lyme Special” with Jim Arrigoni, the Lyme Land Trust’s environmental director.
  • 11:00 a.m. – “Why Backyard Habitat Matters” with Judy Preston, an environmental professional.
  • 1:00 p.m. – “Beyond Organic Pest Management” with Emma Sutphen of Adesa Farm in North Stonington.
  • 2:00 p.m. – “Mother Earth-Friendly Gardening” with Craig Floyd, retired director of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Giving Garden.
  • 3:00 p.m. – “The Basics of Beekeeping” with Tom Kalal of Cranberry Meadow Farm in East Lyme.

For more information on the event, go here. Space is limited and reservations are recommended (by sending an email to info@lymepublichall.org).

The event is cosponsored by the Lyme-Old Lyme Food Share Garden, the Lyme Land Conservation Trust, the Lyme Pollinator Pathway and the Lyme Garden Club.

Upcoming Library Programs & Activities in April

The Lyme Public Library is planning to offer the following programs and activities in April.  All events take place at the library unless otherwise noted. For the complete details on these activities, please call the library at 860-434-2272 or visit www.lymepl.org. To register for any of the programs, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org.


Apr. 1 through Jun. 1
“Sculptures & Paintings” Exhibit by Judy Cotton
Internationally recognized artist and author Judy Cotton exhibits a collection of her paintings and sculptures in the Community Room. The art will be for sale with a portion of the proceeds going to support the library.

Tuesday, Apr. 2, 10:30 a.m.
“The Sweet Spot” — The Library’s Coffee Cafe
The library offers this popular monthly gathering in its café where residents enjoy coffee, tea, pastries, games, magazines, newspapers and the company of friends and neighbors.  

Tuesday, Apr. 2, 4:00 p.m.
Shell & Bee Studio Art Class – Afternoon Art for Grades 1-5
Shell & Bee Studio offers a fun, creative, after-school art class for elementary school students in Grades 1-5. 

Tuesday, Apr. 2, 6:00 p.m.
USA Financial Services Presents “Tax-Efficient Strategies”
Representatives from USA Financial & Tax Services explain new tax laws, why tax law keeps changing and how residents can use the laws to save effectively for retirement.

Thursday, Apr. 4, 7:00 p.m.
Lyme Library Chess Club
The library’s Chess Club welcomes all levels of chess players, from beginners to advanced.

Saturday, Apr. 6, 2:00 p.m.
Artist Reception with Judy Cotton
Internationally recognized artist and author Judy Cotton will read from her new book and discuss her art exhibit on display in the library. Refreshments will be served.

Sunday, Apr. 7, 1:00 p.m.
Around the World in 8 Movies with Janet Roach
Award-winning screenwriter Janet Roach leads this Sunday afternoon film series featuring memorable international films. Today’s movie: “Breaker Morant.”

Tuesday, Apr. 9, 11:00 a.m.
Lyme Library Puzzle Club
The library’s Puzzle Club brings together friends and neighbors to assemble jigsaw puzzles of various sizes.

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2:00 p.m.
Celebrating National Poetry Month with the Connecticut River Poets
Members of the Connecticut River Poets will read poems created by the group’s members. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, Apr. 18, 6:00 p.m.
Audubon Birding Program – Spring Birding, Northern Migration
Representatives from the Audubon Society’s Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center explain where, when and how to look for migrating birds in the spring.

Friday, Apr. 19, 1:00 p.m.
“As the Page Turns” Book Club
The Book Club cosponsored by the Lyme Public Library and the Lymes’ Senior Center will discuss this month’s book selection. Copies of the book can be picked up at the library’s circulation desk.  Today’s book: “A Single Thread” by Tracy Chevalier.

Saturday, Apr. 20, 11:00 a.m.
Cool-ology Wonder Tots
This program for children ages 3-6 provides hands-on learning experiences that excite kids about science, engineering, technology, math and art.

Saturday, Apr. 20, 1:00 p.m.
Lyme Library Cookbook Club
The library’s Cookbook Club allows residents to build their culinary skills, and prepare and share foods made from a specific cookbook’s recipes with friends and neighbors. Today’s cookbook: “100 Morning Treats” by Sarah Kieffer.

Saturday, Apr. 20, 1:00 p.m. (Old Lyme Public Library)
10 Tips to Manage Stress with Dr. Wendy Hurwitz
Nationally recognized stress expert Dr. Wendy Hurwitz explains how stress impacts the body and an emerging pattern matching specific symptoms and diseases with specific stresses. Cosponsored by the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Public Library.

Sunday, Apr. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Around the World in 8 Movies with Janet Roach
Award-winning screenwriter Janet Roach leads this Sunday afternoon film series featuring memorable international films. Today’s movie: “Babette’s Feast.”

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 6:00 p.m.
Birding in Southeastern CT – Using Technology To Enhance Your Birding Experience
Representatives from the Audubon Society’s Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center demonstrate new, readily available technologies that can help residents track, record and understand local birds.

Saturday, Apr. 27, 12:30 p.m.
Lyme Library “Stitchcraft” Club
The library’s Stitchcraft Club enables residents to practice knitting, embroidery, crocheting and other forms of stitching with friends and neighbors.

Saturday, Apr. 27, 1:00 p.m.
Tips for Sleep with Dr. Wendy Hurwitz
Nationally recognized stress expert Dr. Wendy Hurwitz offers tips for improving sleep and restorative rest. Cosponsored by the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Public Library.

Tuesday, Apr. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Lyme Library American Mah Jongg Club
The library’s Mah Jonng Club brings together residents for two hours of playing the popular game.  Previous Mah Jonng experience is preferred. 

 

Upcoming Land Trust Programs & Activities in March

The Lyme Land Trust (LLT) is offering the following programs and activities in March.  Registration is required for most activities; space may be limited for some activities.  For the complete details on any program or event, please go here.


Tuesday Treks
Weekly walks through different Town preserves are being offered on Tuesday mornings.  For full details, go here.

Sunday, Mar. 10, 1:00 p.m.
“Tree Collective” Teen Hike & Steward Group Meet-Up
The Land Trust’s “Tree Collective” program engages young people ages 14 to 18 in outdoor fun and education while maintaining local hiking trails, under the leadership of local artist and environmentalist Regan Stacey.  To register, send an email to reganstacey@gmail.com.  For more information, go here.

Sunday, Mar. 10, 2:00 p.m.
Fungi & the Forest – A Presentation by Bill Yule
Naturalist and mycologist Bill Yule discusses fungi’s vital connections with other organisms in forest. The event is being held at Lyme Public Hall. To register, send an email to education@lymelandtrust.org. For more information, go here.

Monday, Mar. 11, 6:30 p.m.
The Amazing Story behind Solar EclipsesIn advance of the Apr. 8 solar eclipse, the Lyme Land Trust Astronomy Group presents an informational session on solar eclipses. The event is being held at the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library in Old Lyme. To register or for more information, go here.

Thursday, Mar. 14, 9:30 a.m.
Spring is in the Air – A Guided Forest-Bathing Experience
Regan Stacey leads a forest-bathing excursion in the Selden Preserve that invites participants to take in the restorative health benefits of being immersed in nature. Registration is required. The cost is $25 per person; LLT members receive a 10% discount with code LLT10.  To register, go here. For more information, go here.

Wednesday, Mar. 20, 9:30 a.m.
Lymes’ Senior Center “Take-a-Walk Wednesday” with Wendy Hill
Town of Lyme’s open space coordinator, Wendy Hill, leads a walk through the Champlain South Preserve.  The event is cosponsored by the Lymes’ Senior Center.  To register, send an email to cperkins@oldlyme-ct.gov.  For more information, go here.

Thursday, Mar. 28, 7:00 p.m.
iNaturalist 101 – Connect with Nature with Jim Arrigoni
LLT environmental director and Lyme Pollinator Pathway member Jim Arrigoni demonstrates how to use the free iNaturalist app to identify different species and share observations with the scientific and conservation communities.  The event is being held at the Lyme Land Trust Barn. Cosponsored by the Lyme Pollinator Pathway. To register, send an email to jim.arrigoni@lymelandtrust.org. For more information, go here.

Friday, Mar. 29, 8:00 p.m.
March Astronomy Observing Session
Join others at the Lyme Land Trust’s dark-sky observing site for an evening of stargazing. To register, for more information and to receive a link with directions to the site, go here.

Upcoming Library Programs & Activities in March

The Lyme Public Library is planning to offer the following programs and activities in March.  All events take place at the library unless otherwise noted. For the complete details on these activities, please call the library at 860-434-2272 or visit www.lymepl.org. To register for any of the programs, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org.


Friday, Mar. 1, 11:00 a.m.
Yoga & Meditation with Joan Fisler
Instructor Joan Fisler of Red Barn Yoga conducts a yoga and meditation class, no experience necessary. Cost is $10 at the door.

Saturday, Mar. 2, 2:00 p.m.
Creating Beautiful Photographs on an iPhone or Android Phone with Fred Verillo (Part 2)
Artist Fred Verillo leads the second of two workshops on composing and printing photos on smartphones.

Sunday, Mar. 3, 1:00 p.m.
Around the World in 8 Movies with Janet Roach
Award-winning screenwriter Janet Roach leads this Sunday afternoon film series featuring memorable international films. Today’s movie: “Central Station.”

Tuesday, Mar. 5, 10:30 a.m.
“The Sweet Spot” — The Library’s Coffee Cafe
The library offers this popular monthly gathering in its café where residents enjoy coffee, tea, pastries, games, magazines, newspapers and the company of friends and neighbors.  

Tuesday, Mar. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Shell & Bee Studio Art Class – Afternoon Art for Grades 1-5
Shell & Bee Studio offers a fun, creative, after-school art class for elementary school students in Grades 1-5. 

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
The children’s librarians read stories and lead singalongs and crafts designed for children up to age 4.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Thursday, Mar. 7, 5:30 p.m.
Shell & Bee Studio Digital Illustration for Teens & Adults
Shell & Bee Studio offers an evening digital-illustration class for teenagers and adults.

Saturday, Mar. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Lyme Library Cookbook Club
The library’s Cookbook Club allows residents to build their culinary skills, and prepare and share foods made from a specific cookbook’s recipes with friends and neighbors.

Tuesday, Mar. 12, 11:00 a.m.
Lyme Library Puzzle Club
The library’s Puzzle Club brings together friends and neighbors to assemble jigsaw puzzles of various sizes.

Wednesday, Mar. 13, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
The children’s librarians read stories and lead singalongs and crafts designed for children up to age 4.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Wednesday, Mar. 13, 4:00 p.m.
One-on-One Tech Support Help Day with Emily Lewis
Emily Lewis provides one-on-one tech support to residents who need assistance with email programs, cell phones, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and other technologies.  To sign up for a slot in this two-hour program, fill out a sign-up sheet at the Circulation Desk.

Friday, Mar. 15, 11:00 a.m.
Yoga & Meditation with Joan Fisler
Instructor Joan Fisler of Red Barn Yoga conducts a yoga and meditation class, no experience necessary. Cost is $10 at the door.

Friday, Mar. 15, 1:00 p.m.
“As the Page Turns” Book Club
The Book Club cosponsored by the Lyme Public Library and the Lymes’ Senior Center will discuss this month’s book selection. Copies of the book can be picked up at the library’s circulation desk. 

Saturday, Mar. 16, 2:00 p.m.
One-on-One Tech Support Help Day with Pastor Sue Latourette
Pastor Sue Latourette provides one-on-one tech support to residents who need assistance with email programs, cell phones, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and other technologies.  To sign up for a slot in this two-hour program, fill out a sign-up sheet at the Circulation Desk.

Sunday, Mar. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Around the World in 8 Movies with Janet Roach
Award-winning screenwriter Janet Roach leads this Sunday afternoon film series featuring memorable international films. Today’s movie: “Hear My Song.”

Wednesday, Mar.20, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
The children’s librarians read stories and lead singalongs and crafts designed for children up to age 4.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

Saturday, Mar. 23, 12:30 p.m.
Lyme Library “Stitchcraft” Club
The library’s Stitchcraft Club enables residents to practice knitting, embroidery, crocheting and other forms of stitching with friends and neighbors.

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2:00 p.m.
“Like Notes of Music”: Film Screening & Artist Talk with Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff
Internationally known artist Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff screens the film “Like Notes of Music” which profiles his life and work; and speaks about his painting and inspirations.

Tuesday, Mar. 26, 6:00 p.m.
Lyme Library American Mah Jongg Club
The library’s Mah Jonng Club brings together residents for two hours of playing the popular game.  Previous Mah Jonng experience is preferred. 

Wednesday, Mar. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
The children’s librarians read stories and lead singalongs and crafts designed for children up to age 4.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

 

Upcoming Land Trust Programs & Activities in February

The Lyme Land Trust (LLT) is offering the following programs and activities in February.  Registration is required for most activities; space may be limited for some activities.  For the complete details on any program or event, please go here.


Tuesday Treks
Weekly walks through different Town preserves are being offered on Tuesday mornings.  For full details, go here.

Saturday, Feb. 3, 6:00 p.m..
February Astronomy Observing Session
Join others at the Lyme Land Trust’s dark-sky observing site for an evening of stargazing. To register and receive a link with directions, go here.  For general inquiries, send an email to astronomy@lymelandtrust.org.  For more information, go here.

Thursday, Feb. 8, 10:30 a.m.
For the Love of Nature Forest Bathing – Remotely Guided Experience
Regan Stacey leads a forest-bathing excursion on Zoom that invites participants to take in the restorative health benefits of being immersed in nature. Registration is required. The cost is $15 per person; LLT members receive a 10% discount with code LLT10.  To register, go here.  For more information, go here.

Sunday, Feb. 13, 1:00 p.m.
“Tree Collective” Teen Hike & Steward Group Meet-Up
The Land Trust’s “Tree Collective” program engages young people ages 14 to 18 in outdoor fun and education while maintaining local hiking trails, under the leadership of local artist and environmentalist Regan Stacey.  To register, send an email to reganstacey@gmail.com.  For more information, go here.

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2:00 p.m.
All About Snakes
Representatives from the Riverside Reptile Education Center lead a family-friendly presentation on native snakes at the Lyme Public Library. The event is cosponsored by the library. To register, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org. For more information, go here.