May 17, 2022

Community Calendar

May
20
Fri
COVID Vaccine Clinic at Waterford Senior Center
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

AREAWIDE — UPDATED WITH DETAILS OF ADDITIONAL CLINIC: Ledge Light Health District has scheduled the following COVID-19 vaccine clinics, which Lyme and Old Lyme residents can attend:

  • Friday, May 20, 11am-1pm, Waterford Senior Center (24 Rope Ferry Road). Call Waterford Senior Services at 860-444-5839 to schedule an appointment. 
  • Monday, May 23, 2-4pm, East Lyme Senior Center, 37 Society Road, Niantic
  • Tuesday, June 7, 1-3pm, Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton

Only the Moderna vaccine will be available at these clinics, for individuals 18 years or older who need a 1st or 2nd dose (primary series) or are eligible for a 1st or 2nd booster dose.

The following groups are eligible for a 1st booster shot at this clinic:

  • individuals 18 years of age and older who have completed a primary series of a mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer) and it has been at least 5 months since completion of primary series
  • individuals 18 years of age and older who have had a primary dose of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine and it has been at least 2 months and would like a mRNA booster

The following groups are eligible for a 2nd booster shot at this clinic:

  • individuals 50 years of age and older who have received a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine and it has been at least 4 months since first booster dose

The clinics are free and open to the public. No appointment (except for the clinic at Waterford on Friday, May 20), insurance, or ID is necessary. Bring your CDC vaccination card if you have one. CDC recommends that everyone ages 5 years and older get their primary series of COVID-19 vaccine, and that everyone ages 12 years and older also receive a booster.

For a complete list of community clinics including those where vaccinations are available for people younger than 18, visit LLHD.org.

Community members and businesses are urged to access up-to-date information regarding the pandemic from reputable sources, including the Ledge Light Health District website (www.LLHD.org), Facebook (@LedgeLightHD), Twitter (@LedgeLightHD), and Instagram (@LedgeLightHD).

May
21
Sat
Author Talk: Skip Hine at Lyme Library @ Lyme Public Library
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

LYME — On Saturday, May 21, Lyme Public Library hosts acclaimed photographer Skip Hine from 2 to 3 p.m. to discuss his new book Memories in Hine Sight: My Life with a Camera.

Hine’s free presentation will include examples of his photographs and the fascinating stories that went into taking them.

With over 45 years of experience, this artist/author has traveled around the world photographing breathtaking landscapes, and taking portraits of some of the most famous celebrities, athletes and politicians in the world.

Register at this link for a unique “behind the lens” tour of life through the eyes of this award-winning photographer. There are only 30 places available for this talk, so register asap!

May
25
Wed
DRGC Monthly Meeting @ Old Lyme Town Hall
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

OLD LYME — The Duck River Garden Club of Old Lyme will hold its monthly meeting and program on Wednesday, May 25, at Memorial Town Hall on Lyme St. in Old Lyme. A community social begins at 6:45 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m., which is open to all.

A business meeting for all active members will be held prior to the social, at 6 p.m.

The May program is titled Creating Wildlife Habitat with Native Plants, and is presented by Shaun Roche, who is  Visitor Services Manager at the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge in Westbrook, Conn.

May
30
Mon
Old Lyme Memorial Day Parade @ Lyme Street, Mc Curdy Rd., Old Lyme
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Jun
4
Sat
Opening Day: The Farmers Market at Tiffany Farms @ Tiffany Farms, Lyme
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Jun
5
Sun
Tour de Lyme
Jun 5 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Jun
11
Sat
High Hopes hosts ‘Hues of Hope’ Gala @ High Hopes
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Jun
21
Tue
Make Music Day @ Lyme Street, Old Lyme
Jun 21 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Jun
23
Thu
White Elephant Sale Intake Day 1
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jun
24
Fri
White Elephant Sale Intake Day 2 @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jun
25
Sat
White Elephant Sale Intake Day 3 @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jun
28
Tue
White Elephant Sale Intake Day 4 @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jun
29
Wed
White Elephant Sale Intake Day 5 @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jun
30
Thu
White Elephant Sale Intake Day 6 (Final Day) @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jul
8
Fri
White Elephant Sale @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jul
9
Sat
White Elephant Sale @ First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
Jul 9 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jul
29
Fri
Old Lyme Midsummer Festival Concert @ Florence Griswold Museum
Jul 29 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jul
30
Sat
LYSB’s Midsummer 5K Road Race @ Start at Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School
Jul 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Old Lyme Midsummer Festival @ Lyme Street
Jul 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm