Things to Do -  July 2017
July 30-31, 2017

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017
Continuing Activities - Mondays

Tennis Camps
Litchfield Parks & Recreation
Level I -8:00-10:00 am
Level II - 10:00 am- 12:00 pm
LHS Tennis Courts
Monday, July 31 to Friday, August 4
Looking for a fun way to learn the basics of tennis?
Are you a player with some experience looking for ways to
improve your game and get some time on the courts this summer?

Litchfield Parks and Recreation is offering Level I and Level II
Tennis Camps from July 31 through August 4 with instructor,
Dan Porri, LHS Varsity Girls’ Head Tennis Coach
at the Litchfield High School Courts.

Level I Tennis Camp is best for beginners.
Participants will learn the fundamental skills of tennis
(groundstrokes, volleys, serve, scoring, basic strategy)
through group and individual drills and fun activities and games.

Level II Tennis Camp is perfect for players who have a basic
understanding of tennis and are looking to take their game to the next level.
Participants will improve their fundamental strokes and explore singles
and doubles tactics through group and individual drills and fun activities
and games. Players will also have a chance to test their skills
 in full ladder matches against other camp participants!

Both camps are open to Grades 4 and up.
Level I Tennis Camp will run from 8 to 10 a.m.
on the Litchfield High School Tennis Courts,
Monday through Friday July 31 - August 4.
Level II Tennis camp will run from 10 a.m. - noon.
$130 for these camps.

To register you can print up a standard form and mail it in.
You may register the first day of camp, but slots
are filling up and you don’t want to get left out!
Checks should be made out to Dan Porri and sent to
Litchfield Parks and Rec, P.O. Box 12, Bantam, CT 06750.

The fee for the week-long campis $130.
Please contact Litchfield Parks and Recreation
at (860) 567-7569 with any questions.
The website is
and go to departments and then to Recreation.
Go to “Registration” forms and select “Standard Form.”

Enroll in Miss Pierce's Academy
(For ages 8-14)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Litchfield History Museum
Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 4, 2017
Girls and boys at Sarah Pierce’s Litchfield Female Academy
studied both decorative arts and academic subjects.
During the week-long Miss Pierce's Academy participants
will earn their diploma as they create works of art, master dancing,
and play games – just like a student from the 1800s!
Registration required by July 14.
Space is limited and registration
is required 2 weeks prior to the program.
Fee must be paid in full at time of registration.
$80 members; $100 non-members
50% refund will be provided, if notified of
participant cancellation a week before program.
Can't make the whole week?
Day rates are available at
$18 for members and $22 for non-members.
To register your child, call (860) 567-4501
You can also register online here.
For more information about this or other programs,
The Litchfield Historical Society is located at 7 South St., Litchfield, CT.
The exhibits are currently on view through November 2017.

Goshen Summer Day Camp
Session 5
Pre-K & K: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gr. 1-6: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Camp Cochipianee, Goshen
(No camp on July 4)
Open to residents and non-residents of Goshen.
Goshen Recreation, Town of Goshen
Colleen Finn, Recreation Director
Cell: 860-601-6089
Office: 860-491-2249
Fax: 860-491-6028

Summer Story Hour
2:30 pm
Gilbert Library
38 Main Street, Northfield
Begins Monday, July 10 & ends Monday, August 14
Join us at 2:30 p.m. for stories and crafts
geared for the Pre-K thru 1st grade child.
Gilbert Library has many of the books
on the Summer Reading Lists from
Center, Intermediate and the High Schools.
Come check us out!
The library is open Mondays 2-7 pm,
Wednesdays 2-7 pm and Fridays 2-5 pm
For more information:
call the library at 860-283-8176