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

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Continuing Activities - Mondays

Continuing Activities - Tuesdays

Continuing Activities - Wednesdays

Continuing Activities - Thursdays

Continuing Activities - Fridays

Litchfield Community Café
Daily Senior Lunch
Monday–Friday ~ 12:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Over the age of 60, and live in
or visiting the Litchfield area?
Why not stop in and have lunch at our
 beautiful Litchfield Community Café located
in the Litchfield Community Center?
The Litchfield Community Café serves
congregate lunch Mondays through Fridays!
(Fridays are meatless Fridays!)

For a suggested donation of only $4.00,
you can enjoy a hot, delicious nutritious meal
 including milk, coffee or tea and dessert!
Reservations required by noon the day before.
For the current menu, further information,
or to make a reservation,
please call 860-567-5746.  
Hope to see you there!

Jewelry Making Class I
Wednesdays, Aug. 15 – Sept. 5 ~ 1:15 pm  
Litchfield Community Center
Learn the basic skill to begin designing your own handmade jewelry.  
No previous experience necessary.  In each of the 3 classes,
you will complete 1 piece per class.  All tools and materials
will be provided.  (NO class August 29).
Cost:  $15.00 material fee will cover all 3 classes.
Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.  
Space is limited.
For more info call 860-567-8302

Lego Summer Camp
Play-Well  Intro to STEM
(for ages 5-6)  
Monday, Aug. 20  – Friday, Aug. 24
9:00 am -12:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Spend the week playing & learning with
Play-Well  Intro to STEM with LEGO materials program.
Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.
For more info call 860-567-8302

Lego Summer Camp
STEM Challenge
(for ages 7-12)
Monday, Aug. 20 – Friday, Aug. 24
1:00-4:00 pm
with LEGO materials program
Cost: $160.00 per person/per camp.  
Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.
For more info call 860-567-8302

Family Dinner
Wednesday, August 22 ~ 5:00-6:45 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Cost: Free
For more info call 860-567-8302

Day Trip: West Farms Mall
& New Britain Museum of Art
Thursday August 23 ~ 10:00 am
Litchfield Community Center
Enjoy the afternoon of Thursday August 23, 2018 with a daytrip to New Britain.  
Start the day with shopping & lunch on your own at West Farms Mall
before heading to New Britain Museum of Art for a docent guided
 tour of museum highlights and then time on your own to explore.  

Time: Depart on LCC van at 10:00am/
West Farms Mall from 11:00am-1:00pm/
Guided tour 1:30pm-2:30pm/
Free time 2:30pm-3:00pm/
Depart for Litchfield at 3:00pm.  

Limited to 13
pre-registration, pre-payment is required
by calling 860-567-8302

For more info call 860-567-8302

The Community Center will be closed for maintenance
Aug 27 - Sept 3 and will re-open on Tues Sept. 4

Oil Painting Class - Finding You Way  
Monday, September 10 ~ 2:00-5:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
8 sessions / Mondays
Dates: 9/10, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8,
10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5
Students will stretch their imagination while strengthening
 skills through the process of painting. Various approaches to
painting will be encouraged: experimentation of techniques
and ideas, trial and error. Students will be challenged to see
and interpret in new ways. Personal consultations in each class
will cultivate students' vision. Students will gain the confidence
to explore the use of color, mark making, surface quality
and composition, emphasizing their own pictorial language.
Explore where you are and where you wish to go.

Please bring a reference material (photos) for inspiration.
 Instructor has provided a suggested supply list.
Students should bring supplies o the first class.
Ages 15 and over.

Souby has many years of experience teaching as an adjunct
 professor in the Art Department at Naugatuck Valley
Community College and in the
Connecticut public school system.
She has taught oil painting classes at the Washington
Art Association and the Brookfield Craft Center.

Souby has a BA in Art Education from Stetson University
and a MA in Art from Wesleyan University. She studied oil
painting with Eric Aho, Ira Barkoff, Lois Dodd and Ruth Miller.

She was the Director of Behnke Doherty Gallery in Washington Depot
and served as President of the Washington Art Association,
 Chair of the Education committee and as a member of the Exhibition committee.
Students must bring easel and drop cloth to each class.

Cost: $250.00 pp  
* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required by Sept. 3

For more info call 860-567-8302

Controlling Health Expenses  
Tuesday, September 11 ~ 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Litchfield Community Center
This presentation will focus on strategies to help
reduce costs and improve benefits for people
on Medicare and people under the age of 65
Topics include:
o How to reduce your prescription costs
o Identifying lower cost health insurance for people
 on Medicare and people under the age of 65
o Explaining plans available to low and moderate income
 individuals and couples that offer significant cost savings
o Introducing short term health insurance plans
 that offer substantial cost savings
o Describing options to change your
Medicare plans outside of open enrollment
o Introducing new low cost health insurance plans for
individuals and families that offer improved benefits
o Explaining new small group health insurance plans (5 or more people)
o Identifying health cost savings available to veterans.

These new strategies will be presented by Steve Z. Ardussi,
an independent, licensed health insurance broker who has extensive
experience helping individuals with Medicare plan selection and finding
 affordable health insurance for families and individuals.
There will be ample time for questions.

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
 that will improve your benefits and lower your cost.
For more info call 860-567-8302

Celebrity Chef Cooking Class
Tuesday, September 11 ~ 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Litchfield Community Center
4 classes ~ Tuesday's ~ September 11 -
October 2 ~ 6:00pm - 8:30pm
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.
The group will enjoy dinner together at the end of each session.
This course is led by John Ferrucci as seen on the Celebrity Chef Show
 on cable channel 5, Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm.

Cost: $99pp  
* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
For more info call 860-567-8302

Family Dinner
Wednesday, September 12 ~ 5:00-6:45 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Cost: Free
For more info call 860-567-8302

Family Dinner
Wednesday, September 26 ~ 5:00-6:45 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Cost: Free
For more info call 860-567-8302

Aging Mastery Program  
Thursday, September 27 ~ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm  
Litchfield Community Center
The Litchfield Community Center will be
offering the Aging Mastery Program(R) again!

The Aging Mastery Program(R) (AMP) encourages mastery--
developing behaviors across many dimensions that will lead to
 improved health, stronger financial security, and overall well-being.

By participating in this program, you will:
o Make and maintain small but impactful changes in your health
behaviors, financial well-being and enrichment in later life.
o Get REAL incentives and rewards for taking
small steps that can improve your well-being.
o Meet new friends, provide support and encouragement
to your peers, and become more involved in your community.

Limited spots available... Sign up now! $50 for 10-week session.
Scholarships available to qualifying individuals.
Program runs Sept .27 - Dec 6, 2018 ~ 10 -11:30 a.m.
**Sign up by Sept 14th!!
Cost: $50  
* Pre-registration required
For more info call 860-567-8302

Day Trip: New York Botanical Gardens
Georgia O'Keefe ~ Visions of Hawaii
Thursday September 20 ~ 9:00 am
Litchfield Community Center
Ride with the Litchfield Community Center on Thursday, September 20, 2018
and experience a lush flower show in the Conservatory evoking
the landscapes that inspired O’Keeffe, paired with a display of 17 of
O’Keeffe’s Hawai’i paintings, not seen together in NY since their debut in 1940.  

Start with a docent lead tour and then enjoy time on your own to explore
the gardens and lunch on your own at either of 2 featured restaurants.  
Depart on LCC van at 9:00am/depart NYBG at 3:00pm.  

Space is limited.  The cost is $60.00 pp,
pre-registration and pre-payment is required
by calling 860-567-8302

For more info call 860-567-8302

Day Trip: Goodspeed Musical & Lunch
"The Drowsy Chaperone"
Wednesday, October 3 ~ 10:00 am
Litchfield Community Center
Enjoy a 3 course lunch at Gelston House.  
Then head to Goodspeed for the show.  
Depart on LCC van at 10:00am / luncheon begins at 11:30am /
show begins at 2:00pm/ Depart for LCC immediately following the show.  
The cost is $90.00 pp includes transportation,
lunch and lower side orchestra section seats.  
Limited to 13 seats.  

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for all shows
by calling The Litchfield Community Center at 860-567-8302
Reservations are nonrefundable after payment.  
Book all 3 Goodspeed trips through LCC and save $10.00pp!

For more info call 860-567-8302