Things to Do -  August 2017
August 27-31, 2017

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Monthly Family Breakfast
8:00 - 10:00 am
Goshen Church of Christ Congregational
5 Old Middle St., Goshen
$7.00 per adult / $3.50 per child under 12
Phone: 860-491-2793
Office Hours: Tues. - Thurs. 10am-12pm

Monday, August 28, 2017
Continuing Activities - Mondays

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Continuing Activities - Tuesdays

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Historical Fiction Book Discussion Group
2:00-3:30 pm
Oliver Wolcott Library
Join us as we explore and discuss historical fiction.
Books are available at the front desk.
Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague
by Geraldine Brooks
An unforgettable tale of a brave young woman
during the plague in 17th century England. 
Historical Fiction Book Discussion Group
 Last Tuesday of each month from 2:00-3:30 p.m.
The Jamie Gagarin Community Room & Gallery
Facilitated by: Caitlin Costa ccosta@owlibrary.org
Oliver Wolcott Library Book Groups
Book discussions are free and open to the public.
Join us for stimulating conversation and new friendships.
Copies of the books selected are available the month prior
to discussions at the Oliver Wolcott Library circulation desk.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Continuing Activities - Wednesdays

Day Trip:  Meigs Point Nature Center
Warren Parks and Recreation
We'll be traveling down to the Connecticut Shoreline to
visit the brand new renovated Meigs Point Nature Center at
Hammonasset State Park and Beach! While at the Nature Center,
we'll enjoy a "Touch Tank" program taught by a Connecticut biologist.
In the "Touch Tank" will be crabs, lobster, fish and who knows what else (!!)
all local to our Long Island Sound. After our program, we'll all head out
to the beach for a Beach Combing 101 lesson. We'll learn all about those
amazing shells and creatures we find on the beach. Please bring your picnic
 lunch and beach chair to enjoy your free time on the Beach after the
 days' program. An Ice cream stop on the way home! Yummy!
Wednesday, August 30 - Meigs Point Nature Center
Northwestern CT Transit Bus and admission
 to the Nature Center is $10.00.
For more information, please contact
Warren Parks and Recreation
at 860-868-7881 ext 113

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Continuing Activities - Thursdays

2017 Summer XC Series
Litchfield Parks and Recreation
6:30 pm
White Memorial Conservation Center
It's time to dust off your racing shoes for the 2017 Summer Cross Country Series
 with Litchfield Parks and Recreation. The White's Woods Cross Country Series
will kick off on Thursday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m. at White Memorial.
This popular series of races offers 2K, 3K,  4K and  5K races for all ages.
The races are run on the trails and fields of White Memorial.
The races start and finish in the large
"activity field" near the rear of the museum.
It's a great way to stay in shape and have fun with the friends and family.
And it's very affordable with the entry fee being $2.00 per event.
The races will be held every Thursday, weather permitting, through August.
The age groups are: 8 and under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39,
 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over for male and females!!!
Parking for the event will be at a premium, so please arrive early!
Timing By: SUNSTROKE TIMING SYSTEMS
Marathon Bob & 5k Dave