Land Trust Offers Walk with “Imagining Lyme” Photographer Joe Standart Sep. 25

On Saturday, Sep. 25, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., the Lyme Land Trust is offering a “Walk with Joe Standart,” an award-winning photographer and the creator of “Imagining Lyme,” through the Thach Preserve.  “Imagining Lyme” is an amateur photography program that encourages residents to expand their visual awareness while highlighting the beauty of Lyme preserves. To reserve a space on the walk, send an email to education@lymelandtrust.org.

Upcoming “Tuesday Treks”

On Tuesday mornings in September and October, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Lyme’s Open Space Coordinator Wendy Hill and other local leaders will 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, go here.

Library Offers “All Write” Author in Book Discussion Sep. 25

On Saturday, Sep. 25, at 2:00 p.m., Debbie Mandel, author of “All Write: How To Start, Structure & Sustain a Writing Group” and member of the Shoreline Writers Group, will discuss her experiences in the group and writing the book.  To register for the Friends of the Lyme Public Library program, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org. For more information, visit www.lymepl.org.

LLT Offers “Autumnal Equinox Forest Bathing” Excursion on Sep. 22

On Wednesday, Sep. 22, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Lyme Land Trust (LLT) will offer an “Autumnal Equinox Forest Bathing” excursion in the Banningwood Preserve – a one-mile walk with periods of reflection and guided meditation. “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 $27 per person; LLT members receive a 15% discount with code LLT15.  To register, go here.

Library Offers “Road Of Bones” Author in Book Discussion Sep. 23

On Thursday, Sep. 23, at 7:00 p.m., James R. Benn, author of the popular Billy Boyle World War II mystery novels which the New York Times Book Review has called “spirited wartime storytelling,” will be on hand to discuss the latest book in his Billy Boyle series, “Road of Bones.”  To register for the Friends of the Lyme Public Library program, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org. For more information, visit www.lymepl.org.

Library Offers “The British Raid on Essex” Author in Zoom Presentation Sep. 9

On Thursday, Sep. 9, at 7:00 p.m., the Friends of the Lyme Public Library will offer author and historian Jerry Roberts discussing his book, “The British Raid on Essex,” in a presentation that recreates one of the most destructive maritime acts in Connect history. To register for the program and receive a Zoom invitation, send an email to programreg@lymepl.org. For more information, visit www.lymepl.org.

September’s “Tuesday Treks”

Lyme’s Open Space Coordinator has announced that on select Tuesday mornings in September, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., she and other explorers will once again lead “Tuesday Treks” – weekly walks through different Town preserves.  The trek leaders will alternate between Sue Cope, Wendy Hill, Tony Irving and Kristina White. (To reserve a spot, contact the appropriate trek leader; see below.)  In the event of inclement weather, the treks are canceled. 

For full details, go here.