Continuing Activities - Mondays

Yoga with Wendy
9:00-10:00 am
Litchfield Community Center
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Cost: $12.00
Instructor: Wendy Larsen
Be good to yourself!

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Walking Program
Litchfield Parks and Recreation
9:30-11:00 am
Bantam Gym
Monday & Tuesday ~ 9:30-11:00 a.m.
There is a new Walking program at Litchfield Parks and Recreation's
home in the Bantam Gym, Monday and Tuesday mornings
from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. The program is free!
The program is great of adults and seniors as well!
Come and enjoy indoor walking in the winter.
Stay fit during those cold winter months!
Walk for your health and meet some great new friends!
The program has begun, but is welcoming new members every session.
Please contact Diane Whitehouse (860) 567-9139 for more details.

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Stitch & Chat
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
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 Scholars
Heroes and Legends:
The Most Influential Characters of Literature
12:30- 2:00 pm
Oliver Wolcott Library
Mondays, March 20 - June 12 ~ 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Enjoy online learning and engaging discussion at the Oliver Wolcott Library
with the Monday Scholars! Monday Scholars combines the
best of online learning with face-to-face classroom discussion!

Each week, a new lecture topic will be watched and discussed in the library's
Jamie Gagarin Community Room. This session's course will be Heroes and Legends:
The Most Influential Characters of Literature and will be taught
 by Dr. Thomas Shippey who is Professor Emeritus at St. Louis University.
 OWL's Book Club Liaison, Cameron Bove, will facilitate a group discussion.

Participants only need to come ready to engage their minds and
participate in discussion. Heroes hold a special place in our imagination.
Names such as Odysseus, Beowulf, and Queen Guinevere summon up
mythic legends, while Sherlock Holmes, Dracula, and Huckleberry Finn
are some of the most recognizable figures in all of world literature.

What do these memorable characters have in common? Why do we turn to
certain stories again and again? Great heroes have lasting power because
 they offer templates for behavior by showing us models of courage and fortitude.
Throughout the course, we will analyze stories through the lens of culture
and find out how our changing culture and values affect our sense of what
makes a good hero, and how our heroes reflect the mores of our society.

Dr. Thomas A. Shippey holds a B.A., an M.A., and a Ph.D. from the
 University of Cambridge. Professor Shippey has published more than 100 articles,
 is a regular reviewer for The Wall Street Journal on both medieval and modern topics.
 His books include The Road to Middle-earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created
 a New Mythology; Beowulf: The Critical Heritage (with Andreas Haarder);
J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century.

All Oliver Wolcott Library events are free and open to the public.
Space is limited. Registration is required.
Click here to register.
or call 860-567-8030.

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Live Well Workshop
12:30-3:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Mondays, March 20 - April 24, 2017
It's your life...Live it well!
Join a FREE 6-week Live Well Workshop today.
For people with ongoing health conditions like diabetes,
depression, heart disease, arthritis, pain and anxiety or
 those caring for someone with an ongoing health condition.
RAFFLE! Participants who attend 4 sessions
will be entered to win a gift!
Cost: FREE
Sponsored by the State Department on Aging
and the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging
For more info call 860-567-8302

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Movie Mondays
1:00-3:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Enjoy a new release every Monday afternoon.  
Popcorn and beverages are served.  
Cost:  Donations welcome

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Calorie Crusher
by American Fitness
4:45-5:45 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Presented by Jacob Ferry NSCA Certified Trainer, of American Fitness,
"Calorie Crusher" is scientifically designed to burn calories in a safe,
fun atmosphere. In this class we will challenge your energy systems
as well as heart rate recovery while ensuring great form
and execution of each exercise. My goal is to help you
TAKE CONTROL of your life through health and fitness."
Walk-ins welcome!
No experience necessary!
All ages!
Cost: $10pp
For more info call 860-567-8302