Things to Do -  June 2017
June 25-30, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Continuing Activities - Thursdays

Day Trip: Lenny & Joe's & Outlets
8:30 am
Warren Community Center
We're heading to the Connecticut shoreline for a day of fine dining
and fine shopping! First we'll dine at one of the shore's most popular
seafood restaurants-Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale Restaurant! We'll delight
 in such lunch offerings as famous fish tale chowder and fish tale platters,
baked stuffed casseroles, broiled fresh fish fillets and of course,
lobster or crab rolls! There are also plenty of selections for the land lubber.

Following our delicious lunch, we'll travel over to the Clinton
 Crossing Outlets, where bargains await us. At this beautiful,
spacious, outdoor outlet mall, we'll enjoy shopping at
Ann Taylor, Chico's, Talbots, Yankee Candle...and more!
We might stop at the Hammonasset Beach in Madison.
Bus departs 8:30 a.m. from the
Warren Community Center.
COST $8.00
For more information, please contact
Warren Parks and Recreation
at 860-868-7881 ext 113

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Day Trip: Essex Steam Train
and Riverboat Lunch Excursion
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Enjoy a 3-course lunch aboard restored 1920's Pullman Diners
as part of a 3.75 hour lunch, train and riverboat sightseeing excursion.
Let our attentive staff transport you back to when rail travel was
king and eating in the "Diner" was a delicious special occasion.
The itinerary begins with boarding your Dining Car to savor a hot lunch
at historic Essex Station that is prepared and cooked on board.

Next you will travel aboard the train along the Lower Connecticut River Valley
while you finish your meal. At Deep River Landing you will transfer to the
Becky Thatcher Riverboat for a cruise on the Connecticut River -
bursting with lush scenery and historic sights; such as Gillette Castle.
You will finish your journey riding in Coach Passenger Cars
aboard the train back to Essex Station.

Itinerary:
9:30am - Depart from Litchfield Community Center on NW Transit
11:15am - Arrival and Boarding at Essex Station
11:15am-12pm - Salad and Main Entre served
12- 12:45pm - Scenic Train Excursion while finish meal
12:45-1pm - Dessert on Train at Deep River Landing
1:10-2:45pm - Becky Thatcher Riverboat Excursion
2:45-3:05pm - Return Coach Train Ride to Essex Station
3:05-3:30pm - Gift Shop
3:30pm - Depart for Litchfield Community Center on NW Transit
* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
*Transportation is Free on NW CT Transit with a $7
suggested donation payable to driver on day of trip*
Note: $3.00 pp credit card processing
fee will be added to your order
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Early Bird Café
10:30 am
Oliver Wolcott Library
 Tuesdays & Thursdays ~ June 27 -August 10, 2017
Join us for the Early Bird Café which will
be open before every Bouncing Baby
and Preschool Storytime session!
Drop in and meet us before the session starts to socialize!
Socialize with new friends and neighbors
 and have a chance to talk to Mrs. Shaia.
Light refreshments will be served.
Don't forget to check out some books
either before or after storytime.
Mrs. Shaia is always happy to help
with suggestions of her latest favorites.
Drop in storytimes,
no registration required!

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Preschool Storytime
2-5 year olds
11:00 am
Oliver Wolcott Library
Thursdays, June 29-August 10, 2017
Experience new and classic picture books and flannelboard stories,
learn movement activities, and build pre-literacy skills such as
phonological awareness and comprehension in this educational program.
Stories will be read that encourage participation and comment,
and recall your child’s focus through talking about the books.
NEW! After storytime, enjoy one of our fun play centers
 to further stimulate your child’s imagination and creativity!
The play centers are generously
funded by Civic Family Services.
Drop in storytimes,
no registration required!

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Mary Poppins Lunch Bunch Club
For children entering grades K-4
12:00-1:00 pm
Oliver Wolcott Library
Thursdays, June 29-August 10, 2017
Meet the classic character, Mary Poppins.
This nanny has a magic bag that always has what is needed.
She takes children on magical adventures and has
a knack for making everyday chores fun. Mrs. Shaia will
read a different chapter from Mary Poppins each week.
 
We will play trivia games including the popular "Book vs. Movie,"
make crafts, and have a tea party over the course of the summer months.
Watch movie clips and learn songs such as "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,"
 "Chim Chim Cheree," "I Love to Laugh," and "A Spoonful of Sugar."

As a special treat, the book club will go on a field trip
to see the musical. We will have a chance to compare and
 contrast the book, film, and play over the summer months.

A pizza lunch will be provided each week.
Keep track of the chapters read aloud for your "Read to Me"
 portion of your Litchfield Center School summer reading requirement!
Space is limited. Registration is required.
or call 860-567-8030.

Friday, June 30, 2017
Continuing Activities - Fridays