Lyme Public Hall Upcoming Programs – 2017


April 1-23
Lyme Spring Clean-Sweep
Town-wide roadside cleanup in support of Earth Day. Free trash bags available at the Lyme Town Hall, Lyme Library, Jane’s and Hadlyme stores.


Sunday, April 23,  2 p.m.   
Wild Birds of Connecticut
New London Day columnist Robert Tougias.


Sunday, May 7,  2 p.m.   
Privy Conversation: The History and Architecture of Outhouses in Southeastern Connecticut
Colchester’s Georg Papp, owner of Bull Hill Workshop, outhouse builder and leading authority on the subject.


Thursday, June 8,  6 p.m.   
Annual Meeting & Community Potluck Dinner
Featuring Jim Beers on carvings and carvers of historic Lyme gravestones


Sunday, July 2 through Tuesday, July 4
Lyme Land Conservation Trust Anniversary Exhibit
An exhibit by Lyme Land Conservation Trust in honor of their 50th anniversary.


Saturday, August 5,  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Annual Tag & Bake Sale
Donate items you no longer need and find treasures to take home at this
annual fundraising event to support the Lyme Public Hall Association.

Intake for the Lyme Public Hall sale will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, July 31, through Thursday, Aug. 3. There will also be evening drop-off on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Hall will not accept large appliances, upholstered or particles board furniture, consumer electronics (TVs, computers, fax machines, etc) or large exercise equipment. In addition, no clothing, records or books will be accepted for sale.
Proceeds will go toward the maintenance of the Lyme Public Hall building, the Lyme Local History Archives, and programs for the public.
For more information on the Lyme Public Hall sale, call (860) 434-1929 or email

Sunday, September 24, 2 p.m.
She Also Serves: CT Women Doctors in World War I
Heather Munro Prescott, Professor of History, Central CT State University


Sunday, October 1,  2 pm
The Great War in Black and White: Connecticut Newspaper Accounts of World War I
Christine Gauvreau, Project Coordinator, CT Digital Newspaper Project, CT State Library.


Saturday,  October 21, 1-3 p.m.   
Lyme Local History Archives Open House
A special event featuring World World I documents and photos recently shared by Lyme families and Archives materials from 1917-1918. Located at the Lyme Library.


Friday, November 3,  5-7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Sale of Works by Lyme Artists
Lyme Public Hall Association


Saturday, November 11,  5-7 p.m.
The Lyme Public Hall’s Traditional Chowder Dinner
Enjoy homemade chowders, cole slaw and tasty desserts with your friends and neighbors to benefit the Lyme Public Hall Association. Charge.


All events are free unless indicated.  They take place at the Lyme Public Hall if no other location is specified. For details about this year’s events go to