OLD LYME — On Wednesday, May 24, at 6 p.m., enjoy an al fresco musical night (weather permitting.)
In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held indoors.
This concert is free and open to the public.
Bring your own chairs/ blankets and a picnic dinner if you wish.
LYME — The Lyme Board of Selectmen will host the Annual Town Budget meeting on Thursday, May 25, at 6 p.m. at the Lyme Town Hall, 480 Hamburg Rd., Lyme, at 6 p.m. The board will present the following agenda:
- Acknowledge receipt of the Town of Lyme Annual report for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2022.
- Consider and act on estimates and recommendations of the Board of Finance for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2024.
If any votes are taken, electors and citizens eligible to vote in a Town Meeting will be able to vote.
The Town of Lyme has published a summary of the budget for the year ending June 30, 2024. To view and/or download the budget summary, visit this link.
A Special Town Meeting will be held this evening, Monday, June 12, at 7 p.m. in the Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School Auditorium to review the costs, funding sources, project timeline and more regarding the proposed Lymes’ Senior Center expansion.
OLD LYME — On Wednesday, June 21, at 6 p.m., the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) hosts Michael F. Oppenheimer from the New York University (NYU) Center for Global Affairs, who will give a presentation titled, “The Future of US Soft Power in US Foreign Policy.”
The in-person event will be held at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme on Ferry Rd. starting with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by the presentation at 6 p.m. An online option will also be available. Attendance is free to SECWAC members and $20 to guests.
Soft Power, defined as our ability to generate support from other states without the threat or use of force, has been considered by most experts as essential to U.S. influence in the world.
OLD LYME — The Old Lyme Land Trust (OLLT) Regatta will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m. It will be a two to two and a half hour excursion. The OLLT guide, Fred Fenton, is an experienced kayaker, who has led many of the Trust’s past regattas. Paddlers of all ages are welcome.
A US Coast Guard-approved life jacket or vest is required. Bring your own kayak (or canoe or stand-up paddleboard).
Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Contact [email protected] with name(s), number of boats, number of cars, and contact information. More details will be provided upon confirmation.
The event is free.
Donations to support OLLT’s work are appreciated and can be made via the OLLT website or by mail to the OLLT at P.O. Box 163, Old Lyme, CT 06371.
OLD LYME – The Old Lyme Democratic Town Committee (OLDTC) has announced their Campaign Kickoff Picnic Fundraiser will be held Sunday, Sept. 10, at Town Woods Park, 26 Town Woods Rd., Old Lyme from 1 to 4 p.m.
The OLDTC invites the community to join them at Town Woods Park to support their neighbors running for local office.
Old Lyme DTC Chair, Mary Jo Nosal, notes, “This is a great opportunity to meet and speak with local Democratic candidates for important boards and commissions in Old Lyme, including Selectwoman Martha Shoemaker, Commissioner Jim Lampos and Treasurer Mike Reiter.”
She adds, “State officials have also been invited.”
Nosal further advises, “There will be picnic fare, music, and the second annual Cornhole tourney. This is a rain or shine event and families should come expecting to have a thoroughly enjoyable time.”
The OLDTC would appreciate registration to assist with planning food and the cornhole tournament.
For more information about the event and to register, visit the OLDTC website at this link.