Witness Stones Installation Ceremony: Old Lyme

Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme

The community will gather on the lawn of the Old Lyme Library to celebrate the fourth installation of Witness Stones in the Lyme-Old Lyme area. The program offers music, poetry, and words from community partners. Guest speakers include Rhonda Ward, Witness Stones Old Lyme poet and first New London Poet Laureate; Nekita Waller, soloist; Rick […]

Juneteenth Celebration with Jazz & Poetry at The Florence Griswold Museum

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

The celebration in honor of Juneteenth—a federal holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans—will take place on the north lawn of the Florence Griswold Museum. The event features a quartet led by legendary bassist Nat Reeves and new work by Connecticut poets Marilyn Nelson, Kate Rushin, Rhonda Ward, and Antoinette Brim-Bell, who in 2021 […]