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    Presentation: A Caregiver’s Emotional Journey

    On Wednesday July 20, 2022, at 1:00pm Mattthew Borrelli will read poems from his poetry book that will take the audience though the shared experiences of caring for a loved one with dementia. His storytelling will engage the audience and act as a therapeutic tool for all to express their similar feelings. His evolution to understanding of dementia will be evident as he reads from his poetry book entitled “JOURNEY OF A POET AND HIS MUSE”

    Please call 860-434-4127 or email seniorcenter@oldlyme-ct.gov to register or for
    more information on this free program. This program will be available virtually and in person.

    Summer Sounds Concert Series

    Come and enjoy a summer evening at the Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road
    for “Summer Sounds” – a FIVE-week musical series held at 7pm on Thursday nights
    *Bring your chairs, blankets, dinner, dancing shoes, etc. the performances will be held out on the lawn. Cancelations will be put on our Facebook page if the weather is inclement.

    We will be serving ice cream outside to all concert goers before the concert at 6:30pm
    on July 7th, 14th, & 28th.

    Lions Club Cookout at 6pm on July 21st & August 4th (proceeds go towards the Lions Club scholarship fund)

    Featuring the following performers…

    July 7th: String of Pearls

    July 14th: The Corvettes Doo Wop Revue

    July 21st: The Cartells Band

    July 28th: Rock Solid Alibi

    August 4th: Take Two and Call Me in the Morning

    Zumba

    On Tuesday- 9:00am there will be a NEW Zumba. This dance fitness class burns over 500 calories an hour, but more importantly is FUN! This class will be held once a month in summer to test interest and begin weekly starting in September. Class $5.00 a class. Summer classes July 26th, August 23rd. Call (860)434-4127 to register.

    FREE WALK-IN COVID VACCINE CLINIC

    On July 11 there will be a FREE Walk in Covid Vaccine Clinic 11am-2pm at the Lymes’
    Senior Center- 26 Town Woods Road Old Lyme.

    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 Johnson 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 clinic is free and open to the public. No appointment, insurance, or ID is necessary. Please
    bring your CDC vaccination card. Please call 860-434-4127 or email seniorcenter@oldlymect.gov for more information.

    UPCOMING HIKES: ROCKY NECK BEACH

    July 14 – Rocky Neck Beach. Rte 156, Niantic, CT.  Meet at the parking lot
    on Rt 156 across from the KOA Campground, 271 Main St (Rte 156),
    about 0.5 mile east of the intersection with Four Mile River Rd.

    A beautiful walk along the salt marshes to the beach on Long Island Sound. Bring
    binoculars if you have them. 2.5 miles.