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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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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!

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Henry David Thoreau
History Comes to Life Series
Thursday April 19 ~ 2:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
History Comes to Life series continues at the Litchfield Community Center
on Thursday April 19, 2018 at 2:00 pm with “Henry David Thoreau.”
One person acts highlighting our nation’s greatest contributions.  
A $5.00 donation appreciated at the door is welcome.  
Pre-registration required
by calling 860-567-8302 or visit

For more info call 860-567-8302

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Waking from Winter
Live, Learn, Lunch Series
Monday, April 23 ~ 11:00 am
Litchfield Community Center
LIVE, LEARN LUNCH SERIES presents “Waking Up From Winter”
on Monday April 23, 2018.  Mark Pillsbury, Orthopedic Doctor
 of Physical Therapy at Sharon Hospital, certified in vestibular rehabilitation
with a focus on balance and related issues will be at The Litchfield Community Center
for a fun, interactive lecture that will help community members to identify
environmental factors within the home as well as internal factors like flexibility,
strength and posture within the body to help decrease the chance of fall or injury.

The time for the presentation is 11:00am
with Q & A and light lunch at 11:45am.  
All programs in this series are Free.  
Pre-registration is required for all sessions
 by calling 860-567-8302

For more info call 860-567-8302

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KIDS Community Crafts
Wednesday, April 25 ~ 3:30-5:30 pm
Litchfield Community Center
CRAFTERNOON!
After School Arts and Crafts for ALL Students!
Come to pick your kids up at 5:30 but STAY for dinner!
Stick around for a family dinner at 5:30pm
 immediately following Crafternoons.
Crafternoons presented in part by Artist and Illustrator Rose Petruzzi!
She enjoys teaching art and the creative process to adults and children
 of all levels and abilities. She has illustrated numerous children's
 books and readers, and has been a contributing illustrator
to Herb Quarterly for 22 years. www.rosepetruzzi.com

* Pre-registration appeciated
Cost: FREE!
Note: $3.00pp credit card processing
fee will be added to your order.
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Family Dinner
Wednesday, April 25 ~ 5:30-7:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Enjoy a relaxing meal and social time!
Tonight's menu: Chicken, vegetables and potato.
FREE!
Hosted by Food Rescue US NW CT
and Litchfield Community Center.
Donations welcome!

For more info call 860-567-8302

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DAWG Training  
Thursday, April 26 ~ 6:00-8:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center

 
D.A.W.G =
Diagnose the problem.
Address the problem.
Work through the problem.
Go forward.

DonoLou K9 Connection will be
starting a 6 week training class!
You will learn proper leash walking,
 impulse control, body language and leadership.

Dogs should be 6 months or older and require up to date rabies,
distemper and bordetella in order to attend the class.
This training class is only open to 4 dogs so register here online,
or call call us at 860 567 8302 to reserve your spot.

For info on trainer, you may reach her at -
Chelsea Patenaude to reserve your spot @ 203-592-1305,
or email her at chelseaschult@gmail.com

* PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Cost: $185  
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Friday Feast and Dancing Feet
Friday, April 27 ~ 12:00-2:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Join us on the 3rd Friday of each month
for a light lunch, music and dancing.
Music this month: Ron Murray
Music made possible by the NW CT Community Foundation
& Litchfield Community Center Music Fund.
* Registration is required.
Cost: $7.00 pp
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Indoor Market
Saturday, April 28 ~ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
421 Bantam Road, Litchfield
Over 15 vendors participate offering seasonal field-fresh fruits,
vegetables and herbs. Also offered are local eggs; pasture fed beef,
chicken and pork, artisanal breads and baked goods; pies,
cider doughnuts and biscotti; jams, jellies, chutney, pickles,
 sauces and hot sauce made from local ingredients; award winning goat
and cow cheese; honey; maple syrup and goat milk soaps.
A recipe tasting each week.
Music, guest artists, chef demonstrations, local nonprofits
and a free gardening and cookbook exchange.
For more information and to see what's
on the agenda for market day go to:

For more info call 860-567-8302

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Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick-Off
Saturday, April 28 ~ 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Quilts that Care
(1st & 3rd Wednesdays)
Wednesday, May 2 ~ 12:30-2:00 pm
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.

 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

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Women's Forum of Litchfield Presents
"Fact vs. Fiction"
With Author Martha Hall Kelly
Thursday, May 3 ~ 2:30 pm
Litchfield Community Center
The Women's Forum of Litchfield welcomes all to what promises
to be a lively and informative program entitled "Fact vs Fiction"  
that will be held at the Litchfield Community Center at
421 Bantam Road in Litchfield on Thursday, May 3, beginning at 2:30pm.

Martha Hall Kelly is a native New Englander who currently lives in Litchfield.
She has earned journalism degrees from Syracuse and Northwestern Universities,
worked as an advertising copywriter for many years and raised three
wonderful children, who are now mostly out of the nest.

Her novel Lilac Girls is Martha's first novel and it became an
instant New York Times bestseller when it debuted in April of 2016
and is now in its 54th week on the paperback list.

She will speak about her experience with the Bellamy Ferriday House and will
give a preview of her forthcoming book - a prequel to her previous novel.

The event will be open to non-Forum members
with a $10 fee at the door,
which includes a High Tea reception.
The contacts for more information are 860-567-3966

For more info call 860-567-8302

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Starry Nights Cafe ~ A Night at the Opera
Saturday, May 5 ~ 7:00-10:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
This evening's performance will feature opera's most beloved
arias and duets by Verdi, Puccini, Mascagni, Gounod and more.
New York City Performers: Melody Alesi: Soprano, Joan Callaghan:
Messo Soprano, Edgar Jaramillo: Tenor, Carols Jimeno:
Baritone, Christopher Cooley: Pianist.

An evening of beautiful music awaits you.
Includes open bar & food.

* Space is limited, buy your tickets now!
Cost: $75.00 pp
Note: A $3.00 per person credit card
processing fee will be added to your order
For more info call 860-567-8302

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KIDS Community Crafts
Wednesday, May 9 ~ 3:30-5:30 pm
Litchfield Community Center
CRAFTERNOON!
After School Arts and Crafts for ALL Students!
Come to pick your kids up at 5:30 but STAY for dinner!
Stick around for a family dinner at 5:30pm
 immediately following Crafternoons.
Crafternoons presented in part by Artist and Illustrator Rose Petruzzi!
She enjoys teaching art and the creative process to adults and children
 of all levels and abilities. She has illustrated numerous children's
 books and readers, and has been a contributing illustrator
to Herb Quarterly for 22 years. www.rosepetruzzi.com

* Pre-registration appeciated
Cost: FREE!
Note: $3.00pp credit card processing
fee will be added to your order.
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Family Dinner
Wednesday, May 9 ~ 5:30-7:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Enjoy a relaxing meal and social time!
Tonight's menu: Chicken, vegetables and potato.
FREE!
Hosted by Food Rescue US NW CT
and Litchfield Community Center.
Donations welcome!
For more info call 860-567-8302

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New York City Day Trip
Wednesday, May 16 ~ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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 8:00am and departs NYC at 6:00pm
Transportation provided by Kelly Transit.

* Pre-registration/pre-payment is required.
Cost: $47.00
Note: $3.00pp 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, May 16 ~ 12:30-2:00 pm
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.

 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

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Friday Feast and Dancing Feet
Friday, May 18 ~ 12:00-2:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Join us on the 3rd Friday of each month
for a light lunch, music and dancing.
Music this month: Lew and the Good Time Guys
Music made possible by the NW CT Community Foundation
& Litchfield Community Center Music Fund.
* Registration is required.
Cost: $7.00 pp
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Indoor Market
Saturday, May 19 ~ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
421 Bantam Road, Litchfield
Over 15 vendors participate offering seasonal field-fresh fruits,
vegetables and herbs. Also offered are local eggs; pasture fed beef,
chicken and pork, artisanal breads and baked goods; pies,
cider doughnuts and biscotti; jams, jellies, chutney, pickles,
 sauces and hot sauce made from local ingredients; award winning goat
and cow cheese; honey; maple syrup and goat milk soaps.
A recipe tasting each week.
Music, guest artists, chef demonstrations, local nonprofits
and a free gardening and cookbook exchange.
For more information and to see what's
on the agenda for market day go to:

For more info call 860-567-8302

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Eastern Healing Meets Western Science
Live, Learn, Lunch
Monday, May 21 ~ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Claudia Buick, NRF2 Professional, will teach you about the growing
field of Nutrigenomics and NRF2. You can now reverse the effects
of again and disease easily and affordably using plant-based compounds
 that work at the genetic level. These compounds have been
validated in studies by American Heart Association,
Mayo Clinic, Harvard and other major universities.

Free!
* Registration appreciated
For more info call 860-567-8302

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KIDS Community Crafts!
Wednesday, May 23 ~ 3:30-5:30 pm
Litchfield Community Center
CRAFTERNOON!
After School Arts and Crafts for ALL Students!
Come to pick your kids up at 5:30 but STAY for dinner!
Stick around for a family dinner at 5:30pm
 immediately following Crafternoons.
Crafternoons presented in part by Artist and Illustrator Rose Petruzzi!
She enjoys teaching art and the creative process to adults and children
 of all levels and abilities. She has illustrated numerous children's
 books and readers, and has been a contributing illustrator
to Herb Quarterly for 22 years. www.rosepetruzzi.com

* Pre-registration appeciated
Cost: FREE!
Note: $3.00pp credit card processing
fee will be added to your order.
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Family Dinner
Wednesday, May 23~ 5:30-7:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Enjoy a relaxing meal and social time!
Tonight's menu: Chicken, vegetables and potato.
FREE!
Hosted by Food Rescue US NW CT
and Litchfield Community Center.
Donations welcome!
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Indoor Market
Saturday, May 26 ~ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
421 Bantam Road, Litchfield
Over 15 vendors participate offering seasonal field-fresh fruits,
vegetables and herbs. Also offered are local eggs; pasture fed beef,
chicken and pork, artisanal breads and baked goods; pies,
cider doughnuts and biscotti; jams, jellies, chutney, pickles,
 sauces and hot sauce made from local ingredients; award winning goat
and cow cheese; honey; maple syrup and goat milk soaps.
A recipe tasting each week.
Music, guest artists, chef demonstrations, local nonprofits
and a free gardening and cookbook exchange.
For more information and to see what's
on the agenda for market day go to:

For more info call 860-567-8302

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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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