Upcoming Events

Visit Wendy @ Yoga With Wendy A yoga class conducted in a casual, practical, fun atmosphere. Students are encouraged to breathe and stretch to their potential that day. Modifications are always offered. Suitable for people who are beginners to experienced in a yoga practice.

Tickets available NOW! 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 2017 SummerFest Gala ) Tickets are only $20 each. How many would you like? Take chances for yourself...and buy some as a gift! Buy then NOW! 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.

Enjoy the benefits of Yoga using a chair for support and stability. Classes include seated and standing postures, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques. Suitable for all abilities, especially appropriate for those with illness, injury or age related challenges. Instructor: Andrea Lake Meharg. Contact her at 860-459-6944 or email alake@optonline.net

Spend the afternoon with fellow players and brush up on your skills playing the ancient, fascinating and challenging game of Mah Jongg.

Tickets available NOW! 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 2017 SummerFest Gala ) Tickets are only $20 each. How many would you like? Take chances for yourself...and buy some as a gift! Buy then NOW! 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.

Tickets available NOW! 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 2017 SummerFest Gala ) Tickets are only $20 each. How many would you like? Take chances for yourself...and buy some as a gift! Buy then NOW! 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.

Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as Boats, Snowmobiles, Catapults, and Merry-Go-Rounds. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. There is no prerequisite for this course. This session is for children 5-6 years of age. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Visit Wendy @ Yoga With Wendy A yoga class conducted in a casual, practical, fun atmosphere. Students are encouraged to breathe and stretch to their potential that day. Modifications are always offered. Suitable for people who are beginners to experienced in a yoga practice.

Play-Well TEKnologies Lego camps are 3 hours. The Litchfield Community Center will offer a coinciding day camp that will allow campers to spend the whole day at the Community Center. Extra Bricks camp offers a traditional style day camp and games that will get the kids outside and moving after, or before, their time inside with Legos. Here is an example of a typical day for a camper (age 5-7) who joins extra bricks: 9:00am—Arrival 9:00-12:00—Pre-engineering Lego Camp 12:00-1:00pm Lunch and group activity 1:00-4:00pm—Extra Bricks Camp For a camper aged 8-10, the day would be similar except have Extra Bricks in the morning and Lego camp in the afternoon from 1-4pm. Extra Bricks campers will engage in various activities and games they might participate in a normal day camp such as tag games, sports related games, group challenges, capture the flag, arts & crafts, and a movie. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Tickets available NOW! 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 2017 SummerFest Gala ) Tickets are only $20 each. How many would you like? Take chances for yourself...and buy some as a gift! Buy then NOW! 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.

All are welcome to stop in/join us in supporting, contributing and sharing experience, knowledge and research information on these debilitating fatigue, muscle and joint pain diagnoses. June 26 thru August 21, 2017 Mondays – except July 3rd 10:00 am – 11:30 am CONTACT: Cathy at 860-567-1495 Barbara at 860-567-3612

Bring your own project to work on. Social group offers tips, tricks, and gossip!

This is the true story of how Ray Kroc, a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. Stars: Michael Keaton Enjoy a new release movie with free popcorn and beverages.

Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level. There is no prerequisite for this course. This session is for children 7-12 years of age. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Play-Well TEKnologies Lego camps are 3 hours. The Litchfield Community Center will offer a coinciding day camp that will allow campers to spend the whole day at the Community Center. Extra Bricks camp offers a traditional style day camp and games that will get the kids outside and moving after, or before, their time inside with Legos. Here is an example of a typical day for a camper (age 5-7) who joins extra bricks: 9:00am—Arrival 9:00-12:00—Pre-engineering Lego Camp 12:00-1:00pm Lunch and group activity 1:00-4:00pm—Extra Bricks Camp For a camper aged 8-10, the day would be similar except have Extra Bricks in the morning and Lego camp in the afternoon from 1-4pm. Extra Bricks campers will engage in various activities and games they might participate in a normal day camp such as tag games, sports related games, group challenges, capture the flag, arts & crafts, and a movie. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

In this 90 minute workshop, Leigha DeSmith, mindfulness coach and Rebecca Strom, massage and energy therapist will discuss the practice of mindfulness and the power of self-awareness as a foundation for living a happy life no matter what your goals. By understanding and loving oneself we can discover a deeper sense of peace, confidence and clarity and then extend that to all areas of our lives. During the presentation, we’ll look closely at the way our minds work with our spirit and body and discuss ways we can utilize various inner “tools” to re-craft our lives to our choosing. We’ll also enjoy a 20 minute meditation to clear our minds and then delve into the power of affirmations, vision boards and journaling to help us unveil our true magnificence. Leigha DeSmith has been studying and practicing the mind, body, spirit connection to benefit all area of life for many years. By incorporating a wide variety of subjects from mindfulness and meditation, science, the arts, sports, nature, and family, Leigha uses all of life to explore a path to enlightenment. In her presentations to youth and adults her goal is to help others find peace and happiness in their lives through self-awareness and the power of their own minds to create a radiant life. Rebecca Strom has been a licensed massage therapist in Litchfield since 2005. She has had a life long interest in how thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and attitudes can positively or negatively affect our biological functioning, relationships, careers, success and happiness. Check out The Self-Empowerment Studio *Note: a $3 service fee will be applied to each online payment. Payment may also be made in person to avoid this fee. Call for more info.

Weekly Meeting

Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as Boats, Snowmobiles, Catapults, and Merry-Go-Rounds. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. There is no prerequisite for this course. This session is for children 5-6 years of age. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

All ages are invited each Tuesday morning for a gathering a local artists, crafters and creators. Bring your latest project to work on and share in a leisurely and social environment.

Play-Well TEKnologies Lego camps are 3 hours. The Litchfield Community Center will offer a coinciding day camp that will allow campers to spend the whole day at the Community Center. Extra Bricks camp offers a traditional style day camp and games that will get the kids outside and moving after, or before, their time inside with Legos. Here is an example of a typical day for a camper (age 5-7) who joins extra bricks: 9:00am—Arrival 9:00-12:00—Pre-engineering Lego Camp 12:00-1:00pm Lunch and group activity 1:00-4:00pm—Extra Bricks Camp For a camper aged 8-10, the day would be similar except have Extra Bricks in the morning and Lego camp in the afternoon from 1-4pm. Extra Bricks campers will engage in various activities and games they might participate in a normal day camp such as tag games, sports related games, group challenges, capture the flag, arts & crafts, and a movie. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Tickets available NOW! 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 2017 SummerFest Gala ) Tickets are only $20 each. How many would you like? Take chances for yourself...and buy some as a gift! Buy then NOW! 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.

Tuesdays—Dance Exercise II—Mat work A sculpting and toning workout, using floor mat and dance exercises. Please bring a mat. Available at Center if you do not have one.

Facilitated by Martin Hutton, a certified duplicate bridge instructor

Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level. There is no prerequisite for this course. This session is for children 7-12 years of age. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Play-Well TEKnologies Lego camps are 3 hours. The Litchfield Community Center will offer a coinciding day camp that will allow campers to spend the whole day at the Community Center. Extra Bricks camp offers a traditional style day camp and games that will get the kids outside and moving after, or before, their time inside with Legos. Here is an example of a typical day for a camper (age 5-7) who joins extra bricks: 9:00am—Arrival 9:00-12:00—Pre-engineering Lego Camp 12:00-1:00pm Lunch and group activity 1:00-4:00pm—Extra Bricks Camp For a camper aged 8-10, the day would be similar except have Extra Bricks in the morning and Lego camp in the afternoon from 1-4pm. Extra Bricks campers will engage in various activities and games they might participate in a normal day camp such as tag games, sports related games, group challenges, capture the flag, arts & crafts, and a movie. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Weekly game of Bingo played Tuesdays at 1pm.

Intent: to introduce the majority of modern conventions to the beginner duplicate bridge player. The course will be divided into two parts - the must have conventions and then, time permitting, intermediate conventions.  Part I: Review of "natural" standard bidding , (SAYC - Standard American Yellow Card), Filling in your convention card Part II Beginners: Stayman over No Trump, Jacoby Transfers over No Trump, Gerber No Trump, Blackwood Suit Slam Bidding, Strong Two Club opening, Weak two opening, Takeout Double, Standard Carding Part III Intermediate: Negative Doubles, Texas Transfers over No Trump, Limit Raises, Jacoby 2NT, Splinter Bids, Roman Keycard Blackwood, Control Cue bid, Michaels/Gestehm Cue Bid, Defense Over No Trump (DONT) Each lesson will be accompanied by a handout. The first 1½ hrs will be instruction and the last ½ hr will be exercises and samples. Instructor: Martin Hutton NO class on Tuesday July 4. NOTE: A $3.00 per person credit card processing fee will be added to your order.

Class runs from June 6 to July 18, 2017 (no class July 4) Liberate yourself and your aspirations to express yourself visually and creatively. We will explore the basics of drawing in a supportive and encouraging environment. All levels welcome. Instructor: Rose Petruzzi Materials needed: Sketch pad, eraser, pencil (2B or softer) Note: A $3.00 pp credit card processing fee will be added to your order.

8 Week Session ~ Tuesdays, June 13 - August 8, 6pm—8pm (No class July 4th) All Materials Provided Pre-registration/Pre-payment is required Register online, call, or stop by the Center! Explore the exciting world of the ancient art of mosaics. This introductory class will explore the direct method using vitreous glass. We will discuss the history of mosaics and review the mosaic color palette, the importance of tile shape and incorporate some of the ancient patterns of laying the tesserae. Special attention will be placed on the step by step process of completing the piece to final grouting. Instructor, Joanna Micknak is a graduate of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Canada, with a Fine Arts Degree. Viewing some of the most breathtaking mosaics in Italy compelled her to research and explore the ancient art form of Mosaics. From that point, Mosaics became her passion for artistic expression. Note: A $3.00 processing fee will be added to each online registrant.

"We are one of your neighbors right here in Litchfield. Although you may have heard of us, we'd like to reintroduce ourselves. Did you know? Forman is a college prep school for bright students who learn differently" Attend this info session to learn more. R.S.V.P. encouraged to Liz.Funk@formanschool.org

A strength training class that includes stretching, abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout. Instructor: Dean Roberts.

Visit Wendy @ Yoga With Wendy A yoga class conducted in a casual, practical, fun atmosphere. Students are encouraged to breathe and stretch to their potential that day. Modifications are always offered. Suitable for people who are beginners to experienced in a yoga practice.

Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as Boats, Snowmobiles, Catapults, and Merry-Go-Rounds. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. There is no prerequisite for this course. This session is for children 5-6 years of age. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Play-Well TEKnologies Lego camps are 3 hours. The Litchfield Community Center will offer a coinciding day camp that will allow campers to spend the whole day at the Community Center. Extra Bricks camp offers a traditional style day camp and games that will get the kids outside and moving after, or before, their time inside with Legos. Here is an example of a typical day for a camper (age 5-7) who joins extra bricks: 9:00am—Arrival 9:00-12:00—Pre-engineering Lego Camp 12:00-1:00pm Lunch and group activity 1:00-4:00pm—Extra Bricks Camp For a camper aged 8-10, the day would be similar except have Extra Bricks in the morning and Lego camp in the afternoon from 1-4pm. Extra Bricks campers will engage in various activities and games they might participate in a normal day camp such as tag games, sports related games, group challenges, capture the flag, arts & crafts, and a movie. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Tickets available NOW! 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 2017 SummerFest Gala ) Tickets are only $20 each. How many would you like? Take chances for yourself...and buy some as a gift! Buy then NOW! 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.

Marie Boyens leads a light Tai Chi exercise each week focusing on reflexology and meditation. This class is free and no registration is necessary.

Table Tennis is played weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Drop in. New or experienced players welcome! Paddles available.

Quilts that Care is a dynamic group of volunteers that make and donate handmade quilts to cancer patients. These quilts are distributed b 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 or email at quiltsthatcare.deb@gmail.com

Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level. There is no prerequisite for this course. This session is for children 7-12 years of age. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Drop in and play bridge with others.

Play-Well TEKnologies Lego camps are 3 hours. The Litchfield Community Center will offer a coinciding day camp that will allow campers to spend the whole day at the Community Center. Extra Bricks camp offers a traditional style day camp and games that will get the kids outside and moving after, or before, their time inside with Legos. Here is an example of a typical day for a camper (age 5-7) who joins extra bricks: 9:00am—Arrival 9:00-12:00—Pre-engineering Lego Camp 12:00-1:00pm Lunch and group activity 1:00-4:00pm—Extra Bricks Camp For a camper aged 8-10, the day would be similar except have Extra Bricks in the morning and Lego camp in the afternoon from 1-4pm. Extra Bricks campers will engage in various activities and games they might participate in a normal day camp such as tag games, sports related games, group challenges, capture the flag, arts & crafts, and a movie. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

The Litchfield-Morris Rotary Club, in conjunction with the New Haven office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, is holding a community forum on the growing opioid epidemic. There is no charge, and doors open at 5:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served. The program includes a showing of the documentary film “Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict”, which depicts the real life consequences of prescription drug and opiate addiction, followed by an open discussion with a panel of experts in substance abuse, prevention, treatment and awareness. Representatives of local support services will also be available. The film contains strong language and images. Parental discretion is advised.

This interactive workshop explores how to: create trust and engagement, communicate to motivate, develop our emotional intelligence, manage your time and stress. Cost: $15.00 advance/$20 door. To register, visit selfinspiredleadershiplcc.eventbrite.com or email info@freshperspectivesct.com

Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as Boats, Snowmobiles, Catapults, and Merry-Go-Rounds. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. There is no prerequisite for this course. This session is for children 5-6 years of age. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Thursdays—Dance Exercise I— Standing Core work Building strength and cardiovascular health through movement based in the discipline of dance. Ballet and jazz that incorporates traditional fitness exercise. Please bring a mat. Available at Center if you do not have one.

Play-Well TEKnologies Lego camps are 3 hours. The Litchfield Community Center will offer a coinciding day camp that will allow campers to spend the whole day at the Community Center. Extra Bricks camp offers a traditional style day camp and games that will get the kids outside and moving after, or before, their time inside with Legos. Here is an example of a typical day for a camper (age 5-7) who joins extra bricks: 9:00am—Arrival 9:00-12:00—Pre-engineering Lego Camp 12:00-1:00pm Lunch and group activity 1:00-4:00pm—Extra Bricks Camp For a camper aged 8-10, the day would be similar except have Extra Bricks in the morning and Lego camp in the afternoon from 1-4pm. Extra Bricks campers will engage in various activities and games they might participate in a normal day camp such as tag games, sports related games, group challenges, capture the flag, arts & crafts, and a movie. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Tickets available NOW! 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 2017 SummerFest Gala ) Tickets are only $20 each. How many would you like? Take chances for yourself...and buy some as a gift! Buy then NOW! 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.

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 11:15 AM Arrival and Boarding at Essex Station 11:15 am – 12:00 pm Salad and Main Entrée Served 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Scenic Train Excursion while finish Meal 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm Dessert on Train at Deep River Landing 1:10 pm – 2:45 pm Becky Thatcher Riverboat Excursion 2:45 pm – 3:05 pm Return Coach Train Ride to Essex Station 3:05 pm - 3:30 pm Gift Shop 3:30pm Depart for Litchfield Community Center on NW Transit Pre-Registration is required. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each ticket. *Transportation is Free on NW CT Transit with a $7 suggested donation payable to driver on day of trip*

A Registered Nurse is available to check your blood pressure.

Table Tennis is played weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Drop in. New or experienced players welcome! Paddles available.

Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level. There is no prerequisite for this course. This session is for children 7-12 years of age. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Play-Well TEKnologies Lego camps are 3 hours. The Litchfield Community Center will offer a coinciding day camp that will allow campers to spend the whole day at the Community Center. Extra Bricks camp offers a traditional style day camp and games that will get the kids outside and moving after, or before, their time inside with Legos. Here is an example of a typical day for a camper (age 5-7) who joins extra bricks: 9:00am—Arrival 9:00-12:00—Pre-engineering Lego Camp 12:00-1:00pm Lunch and group activity 1:00-4:00pm—Extra Bricks Camp For a camper aged 8-10, the day would be similar except have Extra Bricks in the morning and Lego camp in the afternoon from 1-4pm. Extra Bricks campers will engage in various activities and games they might participate in a normal day camp such as tag games, sports related games, group challenges, capture the flag, arts & crafts, and a movie. Note: A $3.00 transaction fee will be charged to each registrant.

Do the lessons passed down to us by history, lessons whose origins may lie hundreds, even thousands, of years in the past, still have value for us today? Is Santayana's oft-repeated saying, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" merely a way to offer lip service to history as a teacher—or can we learn from it? And if we can, what is it that we should be learning? 36 Lectures include: 30 minutes each 1 Why We Study History 2 WWI and the Lessons of History 3 Hitler’s Rise and the Lessons of History 4 WWII and the Lessons of History 5 Is Freedom a Universal Value? 6 Birth of Civilization in the Middle East 7 The Trojan War and the Middle East 8 Ancient Israel and the Middle East 9 Ancient Greece and the Middle East 10 Athenian Democracy and the Empire 11 The Destiny of the Athenian Democracy 12 Alexander the Great and the Middle East 13 The Roman Republic as Superpower 14 Rome of the Caesars as Superpower 15 Rome and the Middle East 16 Why the Roman Empire Fell 17 Christianity 18 Islam 19 The Ottoman Empire and Turkey 20 The Spanish Empire and Latin America 21 Napolean’s Liberal Empire 22 The British Empire in India 23 Russia and Empire 24 China and Empire 25 The Empire of Genghis Khan 26 Britain’s Legacy of Freedom 27 George Washington as Statesman 28 Thomas Jefferson as Statesman 29 America’s Empire of Liberty-Lewis and Clark 30 America and Slavery 31 Abraham Lincoln as Statesman 32 The United States and Empire 33 Franklin Roosevelt as Statesman 34 A Superpower at the Crossroads 35 The Wisdom of History and the Citizen 36 The Wisdom of History and You

A strength training class that includes stretching, abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout. Instructor: Dean Roberts.

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