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Litchfield Community Center
421 Bantam Road
Litchfield, CT 06759
phone: 860-567-8302
fax: 860-567-0328

The Litchfield Community Center
will be closed for annual maintenance
from Saturday, August 26 until
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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scroll down to see special events

Continuing Activities - Mondays

Continuing Activities - Tuesdays

Continuing Activities - Wednesdays

Continuing Activities - Thursdays

Continuing Activities - Fridays

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Day Trip: Hammonassett Beach & Lunch
Thursday, August 24 ~ 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
 
Enjoy lunch on your own at Bill's Seafood
on the Singing Bridge in Westbrook, then spend the
afternoon reading, walking, fishing or just relaxing
on the beach or visit the newly expanded Nature Center.
Depart on the LCC van at 10:00 am,
lunch from 11:30 am -12:30 pm,
beach time from 1:00 - 4:00 pm,
 return approximately 5:30 pm.

Limited to 14 seats,
pre-registration is required.
Cost: $5.00 per person  
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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"Art in Your Heart" ~ Paint & Wine
Thursday, August 24 ~ 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Enjoy an evening designed to inspire your creativity!
No experience necessary - we will custooOmize each artist's
journey to create their original masterpiece, while stimulating the
creative process that promotes holistic health, develops
brain function, expresses emotion and awakens the
senses-connecting you to the universe and beyond.

Bring your own design or choose one of ours.
Easy, expert instruction and all supplies provided.
Bring friends, and bring your own wine!

Cost: $35
* Bring your own wine/beverage!
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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Day Trip: IT Ropes Course
Friday, August 25 ~ 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
 
Adventure Indoor Ropes Course
Enjoy the IT Ropes Course, Zip IT Zip Lines
and Jump IT Free-Fall Simulation.
Afterwards, enjoy lunch at Blaze Pizza
and ice cream at Scoop It.
Depart on LCC van at 9:30 am
and return approximately 3:00 pm.
Youth must be 48" tall to participate.

* Limited to 12, pre-registration
and pre-payment required.
Cost: $45.00 pp  
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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The Litchfield Community Center
will be closed for annual maintenance
from Saturday, August 26 until
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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New Strategies for Controlling Your Health Expenses
Tuesday, September 5 ~ 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
We are all faced with increasing health insurance costs and declining benefits.
This presentation will focus on strategies to help reduce costs
and improve benefits regardless of your age or health insurance coverage.
Topics include reducing prescription costs, identifying lower cost health insurance,
reviewing plans for people with low or moderate income, reviewing low cost
short term health insurance, explaining options to change your plan outside of
Open Enrollment, identifying cost saving options for veterans and their spouses and more.

This event will be presented by Steve Z. Ardussi, an independent, licensed broker
who has extensive experience helping individuals and families with health insurance
and seniors and the disabled with Medicare plan selection.

This presentation is solely to provide you with information.
There will be no selling of plans, just information to help you
and others of all ages identify new health insurance
 options and present plans that lower your costs.

There is no cost to attend this presentation.
* Walk-ins welcome!
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Day Trip: New York Botanical Gardens
~ Chihuly Exhibit  
Tuesday, September 12 ~ 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
Litchfield Community Center
A day in the gardens! The group will take the LCC van
 to the New York Botanical Gardens for a docent lead tour of the
Chihuly Exhibit. Group members will have time to explore the garden
themselves before the docent lead tour begins at 11:30am. Afterwards,
group members will have the day to themselves to explore the garden
more, and get lunch on the grounds, or at area restaurants.

Depart from NYBG for Litchfield at 3pm
* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
Cost: $35.00 pp  
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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Celebrity Chef Cooking Class  
Wednesday, September 20 ~ 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
6 week course runs Wednesdays
from September 20 - October 25, 2017
Sign up and learn some professional secrets!
The course will teach cooking techniques, sanitation, and menu planning.
This is a hands on cooking course with all materials and ingredients provided.
This course is led by John Ferrucci as seen on the Celebrity Chef Show
on cable channel 5, Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm.

* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
Cost: $140 for six weeks
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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Friday Feast and Dancing Feet
Friday, September 22 ~ 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Join us on the for a light lunch, dancing and
 music by "The Survivor's Swing Band"

* Registration is required.
Cost: $7.00 pp
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Back to School Dance
Friday, September 22 ~ 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Open to ALL Area 7th & 8th Graders
Live DJ, Food, Games, and More!

Admission is FREE!
Must provide permission slip at door.
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Weight Loss Surgery Informational Seminar
Wednesday, September 27 ~ 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Free Weight Loss Surgery Informational Seminar
Join us for a free weight loss surgery informational seminar
to learn more about a decision that could change your life.
Hear from our team who will explain the steps
 involved in determining if you are eligible.

Cost: Free
* To register, please call 860.585.3339
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Celebrity Chef Cooking Class for KIDS
(Grades 4-6)  
Thursday, September 28 ~ 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Class runs on Thursdays, Sept. 28, Oct 5, Oct 12
Presented by Chef John Ferrucci as seen on The Celebrity Chef Show,
Cable Access Channel 5. Participate in a hands-on cooking experience
and also learn about kitchen sanitation and food safety.
All materials will be provided and students
will be able to bring home the items they prepared.
Cook a new meal each week!

* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
Cost: $20.00 per class / $50.00 for all 3  
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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Day Trip: "Rags" Goodspeed Musical
Wednesday, October 18 ~ 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.  
 Litchfield Community Center
 
An American Musical: Welcome to the new world!
Fresh from Ellis Island, a young mother and her son search for
lost family and a sense of home as the 20th century beckons.
Lunch at Gelston House/3 course lunch
Depart: 10:00 a.m. / 11:30 a.m.
Three course lunch at Gelston House
(Please call to select one of four entre options)
1:30 p.m. Short walk over to Goodspeed
2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Showtime
Depart for Litchfield immediately following the show.

Transportation by NW CT Transit is FREE
with a suggested donation of $7.00 pp,
given to driver, only checks accepted.
Limited to 14, pre-registration is required.  
Pre-registration and pre-payment required.
Cost: Call for details  
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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New York City Day Trip
Wednesday, October 25 ~ 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Enjoy a "Do As You Please" day trip to NYC.
2 stops - Rockefeller Center or Battery Park area.
1 pick up - 52nd and Broadway
Bus departs LCC at 8:00 am and departs NYC at 6:00 pm
Transportation provided by Kelly Transit.

* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
Cost: $45.00 pp  
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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New York City Day Trip
Saturday, December 9 ~ 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Enjoy a "Do As You Please" day trip to NYC.
2 stops - Rockefeller Center or Battery Park area.
1 pick up - 52nd and Broadway
Bus departs LCC at 8:00 am and departs NYC at 6:00 pm
Transportation provided by Kelly Transit.

* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
Cost: $45.00 pp  
Note: $3.00 pp credit card processing
fee will be added to your order
For more info call 860-567-8302

PLEASE NOTE TRIP CANCELLATION POLICY:
DUE TO COMMUNITY CENTER'S COMMITMENT TO COACH COMPANY, A $10 CHARGE WILL BE
APPLIED FOR CANCELLATION OF RESERVATION MADE UP TO ONE DAY PRIOR TO TRIP DATE.
NO REFUND IF RESERVATION IS CANCELLED WITH LESS THAN 24 HOUR NOTICE

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Carnival Day ~ BZ photos
Friday, July 10, 2015
 

 

   

 

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Big celebration ends community center Summerfest
Litchfield.bz (07-21-14)
Above, Mike Delay, left, and Ron Leal, co-chairman of Saturday night's gala
fundraiser at the Litchfield Community Center. Below, Father Tucker and Joan Gill.
~ BZ photos and Mary Ellen Birdsall photos

Summerfest at the Litchfield Community Center
concluded with a Saturday night gala called "Our Town."

Three hundred supporters of the community center gathered for the
fundraiser and to drink beer and wine, enjoy a clam bake, and participate
 in a live auction of furniture painted by 10 Litchfield artists.

The artists were Liza Oneglia, Mary DuLude, Susan Newbury, Joan Morosani, Laurie Sweet,
Kerry McDevitt, Jennifer Sabella, Bill Sanders, Faith Ohms, Kathy Murray, Darrin Ronning
 and Travis Messenger, Ella Crampton Knox and Emily Kennedy.

Nancy DePecol and Clifford Cooper created the artwork that went with the "Our Town" theme.
There was also a raffle of gifts donated by several local businesses.
Party planner extraordinaire Ron Leal was co-chairman of the event with Martha Bernstein.

Local sports celebrity Brent Hawkins and his wife, Mary.

John McKenna with Darcey Markelon, left, and Kate Sileo.

Nicole Genereaux and John Acerbi

Janet Baker and her always stylish husband, John.

Dave Skonieczny, left, and Perley Grimes

 
Ray Gibney and Matt Karpas

From left, Gib Keten, Charlie Gill, Bill Smith and Marathon Mary Smith

Ed and Nancy Schuler

Marathon Mary Smith and her husband, Bill.

From left, Susan Kendall, Dale Ryan and Jeannine Cooper.

Matt and Laurie Sweet

Summer Fest - Carnival Day
Thursday, July 17, 2014 ~ BZ photos