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

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Summer Fest Gala
Saturday, July 15 ~ 6:00 -10:00 p.m.  
@ Litchfield Community Center
"Murder on the Orient Express"
Music by Hat Cat Jazz Band & Gin Fizz Band.
Food by The Village Restaurant, Chatterly's,
Tilden's Seafood & Tavern Off The Green.
Club Car Cocktails presented by Litchfield Distillery.
Desserts by BritsBrand.

$85 per person
Note: A $3.00 pp credit card processing
fee will be added to your order.

Only $20.00 per ticket!
The winner of this amazing prize will be given the opportunity
to organize a trip of their choosing with the Community Center's Agent,
The Travel Group. The $10,000.00 voucher is redeemable for:

- One trip (regardless of number of travelers/stops along the way)
- Can be redeemed for any prepaid travel arrangements
 offered by the appointed travel agency.
- Reservation must be made by July 15, 2018
- The prize does not include alcoholic beverages
and cannot be redeemed for cash.
- Winner will be responsible for all applicable state and federal taxes.
- Winner does not have to present at drawing
(to be held Saturday, July 15th 9:00 p.m. at SummerFest Gala)

Tickets are only $20 each. How many would you like?
Take chances for yourself...and buy some as a gift!
Proceeds benefit all programs & services
of the Litchfield Community Center.

Don't miss the SummerFest Gala on July 15, 2017.
Tickets are available NOW and drawing will be held
during the 2017 SummerFest Gala on Sat., July 15, 2017.
~ For more info please call 860-567-8302

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Continuing Activities - Fridays

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Day Trip: Essex Steam Train
and Riverboat Lunch Excursion
Thursday, June 29 ~ 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m .
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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"Quilts that Care"
(1st & 3rd Wednesdays)
Wednesday, July 12 ~ 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Quilts that Care is a dynamic group of volunteers that
make and donate handmade quilts to cancer patients.
These quilts are distributed by the social workers currently
at 8 cancer treatment facilities in CT and growing.
 Currently, quilts are donated to 11 Connecticut Hospitals,
including The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, VITAS HealthCare,
Bristol Hospital, New Milford Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Donations of fabric shop gift cards, 100 percent cotton fabric, twin-size
quilt backings, cotton flannel and quilting materials are being accepted.
 The donation of an 800-1,000 sq. ft.  work location
with storage would be gratefully accepted.
Fundraising, social media and quilting volunteers
 are being sought. Quilters are especially needed.
Monetary donations can be given through PayPal
 or at P.O. Box 166, Watertown, CT 06795.

 You don't have to be a quilter to join us.
We need volunteers to iron, cut and organize fabric.
All materials are supplied to us.
We have pre-made quilt kits available for those who
cannot make the meetings but would like to participate.
 Subsequent meetings will be held on the
 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month.
 For more info, please call
Deb Van Steenberge at 860-945-0184
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Summer Fest Gala
Murder on the Orient Express
Saturday, July 15 ~ 6:00 -10:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
"Murder on the Orient Express"
Music by Hat Cat Jazz Band & Gin Fizz Band.
Food by The Village Restaurant, Chatterly's,
Tilden's Seafood & Tavern Off The Green.
Club Car Cocktails presented by Litchfield Distillery.
Desserts by BritsBrand.
* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
$85 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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IncrediFlix Summer Camp
Live Action Flix
(For children 7-13 years of age)
Monday, July 17 ~ 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Monday, July 17 to Friday, July 21

 
Do you want to have a blast making a movie?
We'll guide you through "Action" to "That's a wrap"
as you brainstorm, location scout, bring in props
and costumes, act and direct in a collaborative
movie that will be fun for the entire audience.
*Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends.
* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
Cost: $170 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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IncrediFlix Summer Camp
Live Action Flix & Lego Flix Full Day
(For children 7-13 years of age)
Monday, July 17 ~ 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Monday, July 17 to Friday, July 21

 
Do you want to have a blast making a movie?
We'll guide you through "Action" to "That's a wrap"
as you brainstorm, location scout, bring in props
and costumes, act and direct in a collaborative
movie that will be fun for the entire audience.
*Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends.
* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
Cost: $280 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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IncrediFlix Summer Camp
Minecraft Flix
(For children 7-13 years of age)
Monday, July 17 ~ 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Monday, July 17 to Friday, July 21

 
Do you want to have a blast making a movie?
We'll guide you through "Action" to "That's a wrap"
as you brainstorm, location scout, bring in props
and costumes, act and direct in a collaborative
movie that will be fun for the entire audience.
*Flix downloadable within a month after camp ends.
* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
Cost: $170 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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Hartford Yard Goats
Baseball Game Day Trip
Wednesday, July 19 ~ 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Bring the family!
Children must be accompanied by adult.
Seats limited to 13.
* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
Cost of $20.00 pp, includes transportation,
game ticket AND hot dog.
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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Weight Loss Surgery
Informational Seminar
Wednesday, July 19 ~ 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.
Additional Dates:
July 19, August 16, September 20,
 October 18, November 15, December 20
To register, please call 860.585.3339
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Barker Museum Day Trip
Thursday, July 20 ~ 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Litchfield Community Center
Fun for Kids and Adults!
Barker Character, Comic, and
Cartoon Museum ~ Cheshire, CT
& Brass Mill Center
9:30am - Depart from the Center
10:30am -Guided Tour of Barker Character,
Comic, and Cartoon Museum
12:00noon - Depart for Brass Mill Center
12:30-3:00pm - Lunch, and shopping
on own at Brass Mill Center
3:00pm - Pick up at Brass Mill Center
* Pre-registration is required.
Cost: $10 pp
Transportation on LCC Van
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 Fun Day
(Open to 4th - 6th Graders)
Litchfield Community Center
Each Month a Litchfield High School student group hosts an evening
at the Community Center with proceeds benefiting various causes.
Open games! Ping pong, pool, air hockey, Foosball, Wii,
 board games, group games, music, arts & crafts!
Snacks and beverages available for purchase.
Cost: $5pp @ door
For more info call 860-567-8302

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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