Things to Do -  May 2017
May 28-31, 2017

Monday, May 29, 2017
Memorial Day ~ National Holiday

Litchfield Memorial Day
Parade & Ceremony
10:00 am
Litchfield Center
 The American Legion Morgan-Weir Post 27 Litchfield, CT
will host the Litchfield Memorial Day Parade
at 10:00 am on the 29th of May 2017.

The Parade will follow its traditional route from Prospect St.;
South along North St.; South along Meadow St.; West on Wolcott St.;
then North on South St; returning to the Town Green
where there will be the singing of the Star Spangled Banner
by the Litchfield High School Chorus, the reading of Flander’s Field
and Gettysburg Address, followed by a Memorial Day message.

The members of The American Legion and the Litchfield Fire Department
 then invite the participants to the American Legion hall on Route 202 for a picnic.

For further information please contact
Mark Yanaway yanaway@aol.com (860) 567-4021.
            In the event of inclement weather the ceremony
will be held at the Litchfield Intermediate School.  
An announcement will be delivered
 to WZBG (97.3) FM by 8am that day.
Mark A. Yanaway
Col., USAR (Retired)
Post 27 Commander

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Morris Memorial Day
Parade & Ceremony
12:15 pm
Morris Town Green
Enjoy your hometown parade on the
Morris Town Green - step off is at 12:15 pm.
Following the Parade and Ceremonies, join us at the
Morris Town Beach for an old fashioned Town Wide Picnic!
Bring a dish to share with your neighbors.

Complimentary hot dogs will be provided thanks
to the generous support of Popey's Restaurant!
LIVE music provided by Steve Dunn.  
Fun stuff for the kids!

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Morris Memorial Day
Old Fashioned Town Picnic
2:00 pm
Morris Town Beach Pavilion
FREE!
LIVE music, fun for the kids.  
Bring a dish to share.
 Phone: 860-567-7437

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Continuing Activities - Tuesdays

Red Cross Blood Mobile
1:15-6:30 pm
Litchfield Community Center
 For more info call 860-567-8302

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Continuing Activities - Wednesdays

Yoga in the Garden
8:00-9:00 am
White Memorial Conservation Center
 In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle,
Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes,
and celebrate the warmth of the summer sun. Class will be followed by
a brief guided meditation for those who would like to participate.
This is an all levels, all ages program and requires no prior yoga or meditation
experience! Recent studies have shown the benefits of yoga, which include
 stress reduction, improvement in strength, flexibility, and balance.  
Please bring a mat and water
(and sunscreen/bug repellant if desired).
8:00 A. M. - 9:00 A.M., Each class is $10.
Come to one, several, or all!!
A portion of these proceeds will go to
 the White Memorial Conservation Center.
For information, Please call 860-309-9489.
Judith Ehrman-Shapiro, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, RYT is a Board Certified
movement therapist, nationally certified counselor, and a
registered yoga teacher. She is a 27 year employee
 of Waterbury Hospital and an adjunct faculty
member in dance at NVCC. She owns and operates
the Evolving Center, a private practice, in Litchfield.

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Networking for a Cause
Military Appreciation Month
5:30 pm
Brandwine Living, Litchfield
Brandywine Living at Litchfield's is hosting a "Networking for a Cause."
This evening is in honor of Military Appreciation Month.
Please join us on Wednesday May 31st at 5:30 p.m. and mingle
with local area professionals, enjoy tasty appetizers
prepared by our talented Director of Dining and cocktails.

We are asking all attendees to bring donations to support our troops
 as we have partnered with Operation Shoebox, which is a wonderful
program that embraces the mission of providing hands on support
for our troops deployed and those returning home. Your donations
will be the kick off to an ongoing program here at Brandywine
that will be incorporated into another meaningful and purposeful program
for our residents, in which residents organize and prepare packages
 to be shipped. In addition our residents will have a mutually
beneficial pen pal relationship with our adopted troop.
RSVP to Maria or Nanette at 860-567-9500
by Thursday, May 25th.