Things to Do -  February 2018
February 25-28, 2018

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Pancake Breakfast
Warren Volunteer Fire Co.
7:30-11:00 am
Warren Community Center
Adults $5, Children $2 (under 3)

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
 in the Parish Hall, Church of Christ
 5 Old Middle St., Goshen, CT 06756

Monday, February 26, 2018
Continuing Activities - Mondays

Morris Family Open Gym Basketball
Morris Beach & Recreation
5:30-6:30 pm
Mondays, Feb. 26 & Mar. 12
James Morris School Gym
Looking for some open gym time to work
 on your child's three-point shot?  
Or to have a friendly family
Free-Throw Contest?  
We've got just the thing!
Family Open Gym Basketball on three upcoming
Monday nights:  February 12, February 26
and March 12 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm.
Held at the James Morris School gymnasium.
FREE!  NO advance registration needed.
Kristen Davila
Director of Morris Community Activities,
Morris Senior Center &  Morris Beach & Recreation
109-21 East Street
Morris, CT  06763
Phone:  860-567-7437

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Continuing Activities - Tuesdays

Job Fair
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Front Desk Receptionist
Our front desk team plays a highly important role in the operational
flow of our daily business. You should apply if you are detail oriented,
 have excellent time management skills and are efficient in multitasking.
Additionally, you must maintain a highly professional demeanor with t
he ability to interface with both guests and co-workers in a positive manner
 in all situations, even under pressure. Must be proficient in the
 use of computers, web based software and other technology.  
Hair Stylist
Our Salon at The Spa at Litchfield Hills has just gone through a huge
expansion and renovation, and now we're ready to grow our team even more!  
We are a commission-based salon, and offer many opportunities for
advanced education, continually sending our team to classes to inspire
creativity and growth!  We're looking for a team player who is dedicated,
goal oriented, and eager to grow their clientele! Must be able to provide
current Connecticut cosmetology license. At least 5 years' experience required.
Candidates must be well versed with color, cutting, finishing skills,
men's cuts, and event styling. Photos of work required.
Clinical Aesthetician
We are looking for a professional, highly educated and enthusiastic
Aesthetician who can perform European facials, chemical peels and
medical grade peels under a medical director. Experience with microdermabrasion
or dermaplaning a plus. Ability to perform all types of body waxing using
hard wax and soft wax; brow design, lash and brow tinting. A minimum of
3 years' experience in spa industry and 5 years of Clinical Experience required.
Licensed Massage Therapist
We are looking for a professional Massage Therapist with a minimum
of 3 years' experience with Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage.
Other massage modalities such as; Hot Stone, Thai,
Cranial Sacral, Prenatal a plus. Candidate must provide
current license and modality certification documents.
Nail Technician
We are looking for Nail Technicians with a minimum of 3 years'
experience required. Solid painting skills and strong guest service skills
required. Nail art skills a plus. English not required. Inglés no requerido.
Our ideal candidates are:
- Personable
- Able to complete a project from start to finish
- Take initiative
- Detail-oriented
- Positive
- Computer proficient (Front Desk)
- Organized
- Team players
- Must be flexible with weekend and evening hours,
along with normal daytime hours
Candidates should provide an updated resume and three references.
Candidates for Hair Stylist, Aesthetician, Massage Therapist and Nail Technician
will be required to have technical interviews as part of the hiring process.
Please do not call nor apply at The Spa.
We will begin taking applications at 10:30am on the day of this event.
We love to provide our guests with truly personal experiences,
go above and beyond to meet their requests, all while creating and
maintaining a genuinely positive spa "happy place" for all to enjoy!
For more info call 860-567-8302

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Continuing Activities - Wednesdays

Writing Workshop
with Award-Winning Author Susan Strecker
6:30-8:00 pm
Morris Public Library
(snow date Ė March 7)
Award-winning novelist, Susan Strecker, will host a writing workshop at the
Morris Public Library in Morris on February 28th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Topics covered will include eight tips and tricks for writing a novel,the essential
elements of successful books and the importance of hooking the reader.
Writers of all experience and ability levels are welcome.
Susan Strecker, the award-winning author of
(Thomas Dunne Books), will host the writing workshop

Writing novels, especially an authorís first, can feel overwhelming
and difficult to keep on track and finish. Susan will discuss,
 step-by-step, the eight tips and tricks for writing a novel.
Some guidelines include finishing the first draft before polishing
and letting the novel rest before beginning the first major rewrite.

She will also discuss with participants the seven essential elements
 of successful books. These include starting the novel with a powerful kicker
and including the protagonistís flaws and poverties. Lastly, Susan will
help the group understand the importance of hooking the reader and
will hear from any member who wants to share the beginning
of their book to ensure that each contains a fabulous hook.
Writers of all abilities are welcome to join this workshop
where we will discuss a variety of topics ranging from creating
a great hook to keep readers interested from the very
first pages to publishing options to the seven elements
that every novel needs to be successful.
Please feel free to bring your laptop
or a pad and a pencil to take notes.
Register today: 860-567-7440
For more information, please visit
or call the Library at 860-567-7440.

Abigail Adams:
Live Multi-Media Performance
with Sheryl Faye
7:00-8:00 pm
Oliver Wolcott Library
Explore the life of Abigail Adams in this live,
multi-media, theatrical performance and presentation.
Abigail Adams is considered by many to have been a founder of the
United States and is now designated as the first Second Lady
and second First Lady of The United States.
Adamsís life is one of the most documented of the first ladies:
she is remembered for the many letters she wrote to her husband while
 he stayed in Philadelphia during the Continental Congresses. John sought the
advice of Abigail on many matters, and their letters are filled with intellectual
 discussions on government and politics. Her letters also serve as
 eyewitness accounts of the American Revolutionary War home front.
Sheryl started taking acting lessons when she was seven years old
at the Harwich Jr. Theater on Cape Cod. She attended Emerson College, in Boston,
 where she received a BFA in Acting. She travels throughout the country
 performing her one-woman shows in schools, libraries and others venues.
She also writes and performs with StageCoach Improv.
She has been the voice of several characters for Sony Play Station games
and was recently in a national print ad for Vicks cold/flu.
Visit her website at
 Oliver Wolcott Library events are free and open to the public.
Space is limited. Registration is required.
or call 860-567-8030.