The Krewe of Lyra is a coed social networking organization and Mardi Gras Krewe based on the Northshore. They were founded in 2010, originally as an all-women organization but became coed in 2013.
Lyra’s official call “Long Live Lyra” is answered with the response “La La La Lyra!”
The Krewe's mission is to positively assist the lives of people affected by mental illness. They have created an alliance with NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) and participate in similar functions within the community.