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

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Special Events and New Classes
(Scroll below to see continuing activities and classes)

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Live, Learn, Lunch
A Healthy Living Lecture Series
Monday, September 22 ~ 11:00am
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital will introduce and explain 'MY HEALTH,' a secure,
web-based tool that allows users to access their health information and other tools
any time.  A representative from the CHH Lifeline Program will also be on hand to
show their emergency response systems and medication dispensers.
 They will introduce their new "Medminder" wireless and portable
medication dispenser and new wireless communicator.  

This program is brought to you through a collaboration
of Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Brandywine Senior Living,
and the Litchfield Community Center.  
Cost: FREE and open to the public.

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Qi Gong Workshop
Monday, September 22 ~ 3:30-5:00pm
This workshop will focus on classical theories & exercise practiced by the Chinese
for thousands of years.  Slow gentle movements, deep breathing & visualization
create a powerful & active force in managing your health & healing.  
Cost:  $5.00 pp
Instructor: Daline Dudley
Pre-registration& pre-payment required

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New York City Daytrip
Wednesday, September 24 ~ 8:00am-8:00pm
"Do As You Please"
We supply the bus to New York City with 3 drop offs:  
Rockefeller Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Battery Park
and 1 pick up: 52nd and Broadway.  
Bus departs LCC at 8am and departs NYC at 6pm.  
Cost: $39.00 per person
Pre-registration & pre-payment is required.

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Medicare Assistance
Thursday, September 25 ~ 1:00-3:00pm
A certified CHOICES (Medicare) Community Outreach Coordinator from the
Western CT Area Agency on Aging will be available to meet one-on-one to discuss
any questions regarding Medicare, including Medicare supplemental plans and
Medicare Savings Programs.  The representative will also answer questions regarding
other programs available to seniors through the CT Area Agencies on Aging.   
Time:1:00 pm-3:00 pm / appointments available in 1/2 sessions.
 Pre-registration is required.  Rosemary will be available on an ongoing basis
to assist people either by phone or in person with Medicare related questions.
Rosemary’s number at the Agency on Aging is 203-757-5449.

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Daytrip: New Haven Yale University
Friday, September 26 ~ 9:00am-4:00pm
The morning includes a guided walking tour of Yale University
highlighting the history and architecture.  The tour ends at the University
bookstore.  Lunch is on your own at any of the restaurants surrounding the campus.  
After lunch, there will be a guided tour of the Yale University Art Museum.  
Time: Depart LCC at 9:00am / return approx. 4:00pm.  
Transportation is free with a suggested donation of $7.00 to bus driver.  
Seats are limited, pre-registration is required.

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Music & Comedy for the Discerning Funny Bone
Friday, September 26 ~ 1:00pm
Imagine a guitar instrumental portraying a symphony of summer insect
sounds or a comedy routine with instructions on how to deal with a bad day.  
Nancy Tucker's mission is to capture each audience's imagination and
heart with a gentle invitation and continued lunacy.  
Cost: $5.00 per person  
Pre-registration required.

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The Valley Chordsman Concert
Sunday, September 28 ~ 3:00pm
Join us for an afternoon performance with this all male a cappella
group singing in the Waterbury region since 1947. Their music is mostly
familiar songs, celebrating love, love lost, patriotism, hometown spirit, gospel and
other spiritual songs, some from Broadway or the great American songbook.   
Cost: $5.00 per person
Please R.S.V.P.

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After School Arts Programs (ASAP)
ASAP is back for another exciting year
at the Litchfield Community Center!
Join us on Mondays from 3:30–5:00pm for grades 1-6.
ASAP and LCC will provide transportation for
children who attend Litchfield Public Schools.
Financial Aid is available.
Register on-line at www.afterschoolartsprogram.org.

Grades 1-3
Hip Hop & Break Dance with Emil Serrano, Jr.
Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec. 1, 8, 15
Moving and grooving is the heart of this non-stop, action filled series.
Emil’s energetic, interactive class teaches participants fun, easy to
follow dance moves and line dances to current Hip Hop music.
Party games that incorporate creative dancing and freedom of expression
further encourage participants to build confidence while having a blast.
The final class will end with a party and
showcase for friends and family to enjoy.
8 Sessions: $120
Register on-line at www.afterschoolartsprogram.org.
Transportation is available from Litchfield Center School to LCC.

Grades 4-6
Rock & Roll All Stars with Joe Bouchard
Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec. 1, 8, 15
Take your love of music to the stage in real rock and roll style!
This program introduces the fun of collaboration into music instruction.
Students will rehearse together to learn harmonies, musicianship, and how to
perform in an authentic rock show environment. Students will have a blast honing
their skills while preparing to perform some of the best-created
songs in rock and roll history for their family and friends.
8 Sessions: $120
Register on-line at www.afterschoolartsprogram.org.
Transportation is available from Litchfield Intermediate School to LCC.

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Daytrip: Goodspeed Opera House
Irving Berlin's "Holiday Inn"
Wednesday October 1 ~ 10:00am-6:30pm
Litchfield Community Center
(Please call 860-567-8302 to register.)
 Based on the film starring Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby about a CT farmhouse
that is transformed into a jubilant nightspot, but only on holidays. This classic
romance boasts such hits as "Easter Parade," "Happy Holiday" and so many more.  
Enjoy a 3 course lunch at Gelston House, right next door.  
Time: Depart LCC at 10:00 am / arrive back approx 6.30 pm.  
Matinee performance is at 2:00 pm
(Note: Balcony Seats, no elevator)  
Transportation on Northwest CT Transit District Bus is free
with a suggested donation of $7.00 to bus driver.   
Seats are limited, pre-registration required.

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"Call the Midwife Series"
Wednesday, October 1 ~ 12:00-2:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
Wednesdays, October 1 - December 17, 2014
Join us for viewing the BBC's highly acclaimed series and experience
a moving, funny and true to life story of midwifery and families
 in 1950's East End London based on the best selling memoirs.  
Cost:  Donations welcome
Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy during the show!

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Mahjongg Tournament
Friday, October 3 ~ 9:30am-3:30pm
Litchfield Community Center
This American Mahjongg tournament includes
4 rounds of Mahjongg and lunch.  
Players can gain or lose points during each round which
will be tallied up at the end to determine the winner.
Prizes to the winners!  
Cost:  $25.00 pp
(Note: a $3 per person service charge for
online ordering will be added to your order)  
Pre-registration required by Sept. 30, 2014.
 Pre-payment required.

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Daytrip: Roseland Cottage & Putnam
Friday, October 3 ~ 9:30am-5:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
Travel to Roseland Cottage in Woodstock, CT for a guided tour of this 1846
historic gothic style home and grounds.  Then head to Putnam for lunch
on your own and time for shopping/browsing through town.  
Time: Departs LCC 9:30 am / return approx.. 5:00 pm.  
Transportation is free with a suggested donation of $7.00 to bus driver.  
Seats are limited, pre-registration is required.

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Advance Care Directives
and Power of Attorney Presentation
Friday, October 3 ~ 2:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
Kevin Brophy, attorney and director of Elder Law,
will discuss living wills and power of attorney.  
Cost:  FREE and open to the public.
Pre-registration required.

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Outsmarting Investment Fraud
Monday, October 6 ~ 3:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
A documentary that will educate and show you how
to stop fraudsters from taking all your money.  
Sponsored by Home Care Advantage
and the CT Better Business Bureau.  
Cost: Free and open to the public.  
Pre-registration required.

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Medicare Enrollment Program
Friday, October 10 ~ 10:30am
Litchfield Community Center
Western CT Area Agency on Aging will host an informal session concerning
Medicare and options for Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans, supplemental
plans, prescription drug programs and help for lower income participants.  
Cost:  FREE and open to the public.
For more information contact WCAAA at 203-757-5449.

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AARP Safe Driver's Course
Wednesday, October 15 ~ 9:00am-1:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
The nation's first and largest classroom refresher for motorists 50+  
Auto insurance discounts in most states.  
Cost:  $15.00 AARP members/$20.00 non-members  
Pre-registration is required.

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Laughter Yoga
Thursday, October 16 ~ 7:00-8:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
Instructor Barbara Parker will lead you in "exercises"
 that will make you laugh, breathe deep and relax.  
Can be done sitting or standing.  
Refreshments will be served.  
Cost:  $12.00 pp
Pre-registration is required
by calling Ms. Parker at 80-489-5057.

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Veterans' Coffee & Chat
Friday, October 17 ~ 10:00am
Litchfield Community Center
Veterans of all branches of the armed service are invited for a
casual meet & greet and conversation about their military service
experience, assignments, like & dislikes and experience in civilian life.  
Cost: FREE and open to the public.
Presented by Wayne Rouix,
a US Army Vietnam Era Veteran.

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Friday Feast & Dancing Feet
Friday, October 17 ~ 12:00-2:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
Join us on the 3rd Friday of the month
for a light lunch, music & dancing.  
Music this month by "Lew & the Good Time Guys"
Cost:  $7.00 pp
Pre-registration & pre-payment required.

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Harvest Bounty Wine & Brew Fest
Saturday, October 18 ~ 2:00-6:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
Come to our 8th annual event with beer & wine tasting,
food vendors, raffles, music and free snacks.  
Open to adults 21 & older.
 All proceeds benefit the Litchfield Community Center programs.  
Cost: $25.00 advance / $30.00 at door.
(Note: a $3 per person service charge for
online ordering will be added to your order)  
21 & over welcome.

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Agricultural Poisons, Agrotoxins,
Food & Health Slide Show
Monday, October 20 ~ 7:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
An informative slide presentation about the impact of
Agrotoxins on the environment and human health.  
Cost:  Free and open to the public.  
Presentation by Betsy Glassman: educator,
environmental researcher and writer.  
Contact Betsy at wordpix@optonline.net
or call 860-567-3347

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Kids Halloween Yoga
Tuesday, October 21 ~ 4:00-4:45pm
Litchfield Community Center
(ages 4-7 years old)
Wear our favorite costume and
join us for Halloween Yoga fun.  
Cost:  $12.00 per person.
(Note: a $3 per person service charge for online ordering will
be added to your order) Please bring our own yoga mat.  
Parents are willing to say-as long as they are willing to play!  
Space is limited, pre-registration
 and pre-payment required.

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New York City Daytrip
Wednesday, October 22 ~ 8:00am-8:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
"Do As You Please"
We supply the bus to New York City with 3 drop offs:  
Rockefeller Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Battery Park
and 1 pick up: 52nd and Broadway.  
Bus departs LCC at 8:00am and departs NYC at 6:00pm.  
Cost: $39.00 per person.
(Note: a $3 per person service charge for
online ordering will be added to your order)  
Pre-registration & pre-payment is required.

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Daytrip: Edith Wharton Home & Lee Outlets
Wednesday, October 22 ~ 9:00am-4:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
(Register and Pay online)
The Community Center van will travel to Western Mass for the first stop
at the Lee Premium Outlets for some shopping on your own.
Then lunch at the Red Lion Inn on your own at 12:30pm.  
After lunch, visit The Mount, home of Edith Wharton
 for a guided tour of the residence.  
Time: Van departs at 9:00 am/returns approx. at 4:00 pm.  
Cost:  $25.00 pp
(Note: a $3 per person service charge for
online ordering will be added to your order)  
Seats are limited,
pre-registration and pre-payment required.

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Senior Emergency Preparedness Presentation
Thursday, October 23 ~ 2:30pm
Litchfield Community Center
Seniors are invited to participate in a short informative discussion about personal
emergency preparedness sponsored by the Red Cross.  The focus of this discussion
will be on how to safely shelter in place should one not be able to get out of their
home for several days including preparing a kit, making a plan and being informed.  
Provided for by a grant to ARC from the CT Community Foundation.  
Cost:  Free and open to the public.  
Participants will receive an Emergency Preparedness Kit.
 Space is limited, pre-registration is required.

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"The Kingdom of Ning"
Children's Book Reading
Saturday, October 25 ~ 10:00am
Litchfield Community Center
Bettie Snyder (aka B.L. Walker) author of the bedtime and coloring book will
hold a group reading and interactive activities associated with the book.  
Children will receive a special gift.  
Book is available for sale for $10+tax.  
Cost: FREE and open to the public
(suggested for children ages 4-8)

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"La Guitarra Passionata"
Sunday, October 26 ~ 2:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
Classical guitarist Katrin Endrikat performs original and arranged guitar music from
various countries, going from South American, Polish, English, German and Spanish music,
accompanied by stories and myths about the composers between the works.  
Cost:  $5.00 per person.  
Pre-registration required.

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Affordable Dental Services
Meet & Greet
Monday, October 27 ~ 11:00am
Litchfield Community Center
Naiya Cirillo, RDH, will host a presentation to inform the public of her services
that offers portable, discounted dental care services for non-insured elderly members
of the community or otherwise compromised in their ability to obtain dental care.  
Cost: FREE and open to the public.
Pre-registration is required.

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5 Wishes Lecture
Wednesday, October 29 ~ 10:00am
Litchfield Community Center
This lecture will help begin the conversation for end of life planning with a
structured guide, followed by question and answer session.  
Presented by Joyce Buselli iof VITAS innovative Hospice Care.  
Cost: FREE and open to the public.  
Pre-registration required.

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Continuing Activities & Classes

Mondays

Yoga
9:00am
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Cost: $12.00
Instructor: Wendy Larsen

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"Litchfield Little" Playgroup
10:00-11:00am
Tuesdays - Time: 10:00-11:00 am
For kids 3 & under & their parents,
expecting Moms welcome too!
The goal is to offer parental support
& encourage early social interaction.
Cost: Donations Welcome

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"Stitch & Chat"
10:30am-1:00pm
Open to all who love to knit, crochet,
cross stitch, sew, embroider, etc.
Bring your own project & share some time with others.
FREE ~ Light refreshments available.

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Monday Afternoon Movie
1:00pm
Enjoy a new release every Monday afternoon.  
Popcorn and beverages are served.  
Cost:  Donations welcome

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 - ""HEAVEN IS FOR REAL"
- Rated PG (100 minutes)
A young boy suffers a near-death experience in which he claims to have visited
 heaven in this earnest inspirational drama based on the best-selling book of the
same name.  But in what doctor's credit as "a miracle," he survives, with an incredible
story that seems to confirm the existence of heaven.  The boy's accurate and
 intimate revelations about people he has never encountered skeptics hastily dismiss
 any possibility that the young boy's fantastical claims could be true. Meanwhile,
his astonished parents seek meaning in the alleged miracle that has
turned their once-peaceful lives completely upside down.  
Stars Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 - "NOAH"
- Rated PG13 (137 minutes)
Noah, the man entrusted by God to save the innocent animals of Earth as the rising
floodwaters cleansed the planet of mankind's evil, begins construction on the vessel
with the help of the Watchers, a race of angels created as beings of light.  Meanwhile,
word of Noah's work soon reaches Tubal Cain ,who gathers an army on a mission
to overtake the ark, and survive the coming storm by any cost.  
Stars Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 - "THE RAILWAYMAN"
- Rated R (108 minutes)
When Japanese forces overrun Singapore in 1942, thousands of soldiers are taken
prisoner where a 21-year-old engineer and railway enthusiast is sent to work on the
construction of the notorious Death Railway in Thailand.   When he returns home,
he's haunted by the face of one young Japanese officer, but ten years later, his
wife learns the whereabouts of the Japanese officer whose memory still torments
her husband, she must decide if she will give this information to him, who is desperate
for revenge, and stand by him no matter what decision he makes.  
Stars Colin Firth,  Nicole Kidman,  Stellan Skarsgård,  Hiroyuki Sanada,  Jeremy Irvine

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After School Arts Programs (ASAP)
ASAP is back for another exciting year
at the Litchfield Community Center!
Join us on Mondays from 3:30–5:00pm for grades 1-6.
ASAP and LCC will provide transportation for
children who attend Litchfield Public Schools.
Financial Aid is available.
Register on-line at www.afterschoolartsprograms.org.

Grades 1-3
Hip Hop & Break Dance with Emil Serrano, Jr.
Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec. 1, 8, 15
Moving and grooving is the heart of this non-stop, action filled series.
Emil’s energetic, interactive class teaches participants fun, easy to
follow dance moves and line dances to current Hip Hop music.
Party games that incorporate creative dancing and freedom of expression
further encourage participants to build confidence while having a blast.
The final class will end with a party and
showcase for friends and family to enjoy.
8 Sessions: $120
Register on-line at www.afterschoolartsprograms.org.
Transportation is available from Litchfield Center School to LCC.

Grades 4-6
Rock & Roll All Stars with Joe Burcaw
Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, Dec. 1, 8, 15
Take your love of music to the stage in real rock and roll style!
This program introduces the fun of collaboration into music instruction.
Students will rehearse together to learn harmonies, musicianship, and how to
perform in an authentic rock show environment. Students will have a blast honing
their skills while preparing to perform some of the best-created
songs in rock and roll history for their family and friends.
8 Sessions: $120
Register on-line at www.afterschoolartsprograms.org.
Transportation is available from Litchfield Intermediate School to LCC.

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Tuesdays

Paint with Friends
9:30am-12:00pm
Come join together with local people who love to draw and paint.
Anyone is welcome to participate
regardless of their level of expertise.
There is no fee to join, but artists must bring
their own paints, equipment and talent!

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Duplicate Bridge
10:00am
Instructor Al Root oversees this weekly game of Duplicate Bridge
Bring a partner!
If you're a single, the best effort will be made
to accommodate you with a partner.
Come and go as you please.
Cost: $4.00 pp

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Senior Massages
10:00am-4:00pm
Tuesdays, 2nd & 4th of every month
Professional massage therapist Andrea Reilly
offers discounted massage therapy.  
Appointments available in 1 hour increments.

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Bingo
1:00pm
Free admission, cards available for nominal fee

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Zumba Infused With Toning Class
5:30-6:30pm
Zumba fused with Zumba Toning,
Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves
Cost: $10.00 per class
Instructor: Ashley Greco

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Community Writer's Circle
6:30-8:30pm
2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month
This group provides current and aspiring writers fellowship and a
creative outlet in a constructive and friendly environment.  
All are welcome.  Bring a piece of writing to share and to
offer constructive feedback on other writers' works.  
Cost: $5 per night drop-in fee

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Sculpt & Tone
7:00-8:00pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays
A strength training class that includes stretching,
abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout
Instructor: Dean Roberts  
Cost: $8.00 per class
Bring: hand weights, mat or towel

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Wednesdays

Yoga
9:00am
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Cost: $12.00
Instructor: Wendy Larsen

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Tai Chi
10:30-11:15am
Warm-ups and First Form" for improved flexibility
All Ages Welcome
Cost: FREE. No experience necessary,
dress in comfortable clothes

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Cribbage
12:00pm
New & experienced players welcome!
Cost: FREE ~ all ages welcome

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"Call the Midwife Series"
12:00-2:00pm
Litchfield Community Center
Wednesdays, October 1 - December 17, 2014
Join us for viewing the BBC's highly acclaimed series and experience
a moving, funny and true to life story of midwifery and families
 in 1950's East End London based on the best selling memoirs.  
Cost:  Donations welcome
Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy during the show!

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Watercolor Journal Classes
12:30-2:30pm
Wednesdays, September 3 - October 22, 2014
Rose Petruzzi returns for this series of watercolor journaling class.
 Journaling is a powerful way to express and share our "selves."
Bring your painting materials to class.
Suggested materials list will be provided
by emailing Rose at rose@loveartandyoga.com.  
Journals are available through teacher.  
Cost:  $140.00 pp.

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Bridge for All
1:00pm
Come and play bridge with others in a relaxed atmosphere
There is no instruction or lessons, just free play
Cost: Free, come and go as you please

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Journey to a New You
6:00-7:30pm
Wednesdays, starting January 8
 Learn how to lose weight, regain your help
with simple lifestyle changes and recipes.  
Cost:  $5.00 donation
Presented by Sherri Haynes/
4th year Dietetic/Nutrition Student
RSVP Sherri at shaynes@ush.edu

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Thursdays

Blood Pressure Check
9:30-10:30am
by Registered Nurse
Cost: Free of charge

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Dance Exercise
9:30-10:30am
Class will utilize dance technique forms
to stretch & tone the body.
Please bring mat.
Instructor: Rosemary Tindall-Gibson
Cost: $8.00 per class. On-Going, pay as you go.

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"Free Game Play Time"
10:30am-12:00pm
Thursdays & Fridays
Table Tennis, Pool and the latest craze,
Wii games: Bowling, Tennis and more
Open to public

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Table Tennis Club
10:45am
New Members always welcome.
Come play in a great social environment and meet other enthusiasts.
Join for USATT benefits, Tournament notices, membership and TT tips!
FREE and open to the public.

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Art DVD Lectures: Dutch Masters
1:30pm
Thursdays starting August 21, 2014
DUTCH MASTERS: The Age of Rembrandt ART DVD LECTURES  
Another of our Great Courses DVD lecture series.
In these 36 intellectually rewarding and visually dazzling lectures, they introduce you
to the art of 17th-century Holland. It traces the development of this renowned,
 independent school of painting, and the great seafaring nation that produced the new
society that would be reflected in that new art. The course concludes with the
achievements of Holland's greatest and most versatile genius, Rembrandt, whose
range of work-including his remarkable etchings-claims the final seven lectures..
Cost: Donations welcome.
Attend all or drop in.  
Presented by Prof. William Kloss.

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Sculpt & Tone
7:00-8:00pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays
A strength training class that includes stretching,
abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout.
Instructor: Dean Roberts  
Cost: $8.00 per class
Bring: hand weights, mat or towel.

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Fridays

Yoga
9:00am
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Cost: $12.00
Instructor: Wendy Larsen

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Grief Support Group
9:30-11:00am
starting September 5
Come and be exactly the way you are and
experience companionship along the way.
This is an informal meeting with no facilitator.  
Cost: Free and open to the public.  
(The next session with facilitator Rev. Eileen Epperson
will be starting September 5.)
Call Rev. Epperson for more information at 860-435-0288.)

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"Free Game Play Time"
10:30am-12:00pm
Thursdays & Fridays
Table Tennis, Pool and the latest craze,
Wii games: Bowling, Tennis and more
Open to public

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Chair Yoga
10:30-11:30am
"Enjoy the benefits of a traditional yoga practice using the chair for support and stability.
Yoga relaxes the body and mind, improves circulation and balance, increases
strength and flexibility, and elevates overall health and well-being.
Chair Yoga is ideal for those with injury, illness or age related challenges."
Cost: $10.00 per person/per session  
Instructor: Call Andrea Lake Meharg
for more info at 860-489-6462

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Mah Jongg Free Play
12:00-3:00pm
Spend the afternoon with fellow players and brush up on your skills
playing the ancient, fascinating and challenging game of Mah Jongg.
Cost: FREE

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Advanced Beginner Italian Class
1:30-3:30pm
Fridays, September 19 - November 21, 2014
This course is designed for those who have a knowledge
of the fundamentals of Italian and a strong vocabulary.  
Grammar, conversation, reading and culture are included.  
Cost:  $135 pp ($120 for seniors)
Instructor: Dona Frauenhofer
Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.

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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