Upcoming Events

Walking is a great way to stay active, increase endurance and feel better overall. Take a walk with us! Start with a stretch, walk 30 minutes, finish with Balance and Bend! Questions? Visit silversneakers.com or call 1-888-423-4632

CONNECTING WITH BALANCE Connecting with Balance is a series of one-hour workshops tailored to helping seniors reconnect with their bodies and environment. Exercises in movement and balance guide participants to maintain and improve balance, think creatively, and build community through social engagement. This class is open to all levels of ability - even to those who remain seated throughout. **Be advised our programs will be taking place under a large tent in our parking lot. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines. NOTE: If it rains, all classes will be cancelled.

STEM LEGO A fun, challenged based curriculum using Legos focusing on basic physics principles, brick modeling, and creative problem solving. Examples of projects to include Cars, marble runs, Lego pictionary, and so much more! Best for 5-10 years old Tuesdays - Sept. 22 - Oct. 27 3:45 - 5:15pm Snack & Drink provided by LCC $100 for all 6 classes! *Parent's are responsible for Drop-off & Pickup of child at LCC *Students will be at individual 6 foot tables, and proper COVID guidelines will be followed *Series requires 10 minimum registrants to begin

A strength training class that includes stretching, abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout. Instructor: Dean Roberts. **Be advised our programs will be taking place under a large tent in our parking lot. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines. NOTE: If it rains, all classes will be cancelled.

Marie Boyens leads a light Tai Chi exercise each week focusing on reflexology and meditation. This class is free and no registration is necessary. **Be advised our programs will be taking place under a large tent in our parking lot. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines. NOTE: If it rains, all classes will be cancelled.

Fun recreational play open to 4th-6th grades. Meet at 3:30pm and play begins at 3:45pm to 5:00pm, includes snack! Limited to 16.

FAMILY PIZZA, AND GAME NIGHT! The family that plays together (and eats together) stays together!!! Come take a break, and re-group from the craziness of everyday life, and have a good time with family, and friends! Pizza, games, pool, table tennis, and more! Come, and go as you please, or stay the whole time! NOTE: All programs will take place under our huge tent in the parking lot. Your safety is our main concert so we will be following proper guidelines. If it rains, all programs will be cancelled.

Online Alheimer's Support Group. First Thursday of every month, come talk with Jennifer Labrie Jennifer Labrie, BA, HS-BCP, CDP Regional Coordinator with the Alzheimer's Association Connecticut about your questions and concerns. Learn about education programs. Understand more about memory loss. Get connected with other experiencing challenges associated with memory loss. Discover resources available in your community, and more. Learn how to get connected by emailing Jennifer at: jlabrie@alz.org

Table Tennis is played weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Drop in. New or experienced players welcome! Paddles available. **Be advised our programs will be taking place under a large tent in our parking lot. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines. NOTE: If it rains, all classes will be cancelled.

This is a closed group. For more information, please call LCC.

A strength training class that includes stretching, abdominal work & muscle isolation for a full body workout. Instructor: Dean Roberts. **Be advised our programs will be taking place under a large tent in our parking lot. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines. NOTE: If it rains, all classes will be cancelled.

You do not have to pretend anything You do not have to be “fine” You can be just where you are. Fridays 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. September 11 - October 30, 2020 HOW: CURRENTLY MEETING ON ZOOM When possible, we will reconvene eventually at The Litchfield Community Center. To Get Zoom link & questions: Eileen L. Epperson 860-605-6576 (cell) This group is a gift for the community from The Friends of Hospice Litchfield, Connecticut 860-567-1223 Eileen Epperson The Rev. Eileen L. Epperson Life Coaching: communication, forgiveness, grief support Subscribe to YouTube: Eileen Epperson Director of Pastoral Care Noble Horizons Pastor, Stanfordville United Church of Christ www.spiritualcentercoaching.com www.forgivenesscoaching.com 860-605-6576 cell P.O. Box 573, Salisbury, CT 06068

Don't miss you're favorite Chair Yoga class with Andrea! Every Wednesday and Friday (no class Wed. May 27) at 12:00 through online Zoom! Click Here to join *On ZOOM page enter Meeting ID #: 5359154418 *Follow steps prompted on ZOOM screen till asked for a password *When prompted for the Meeting password enter: Andrea *Click Join Meeting *ENJOY! 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

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Then scroll down page, and click "Register Now". Join us to learn about the latest research coming straight out of this year's AAIC (Alzheimer's Association International Conference) providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Also discuss hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Presented by Jennifer Labrie, Northwest Regional Coordinator for Alzheimer's Association CT Chapter along with Kristen Cusato, Director of Communications and Research Champion for the Alzheimer's Association, CT Chapter. Virtual Program, Hosted by Litchfield Community Center in Litchfield CT

Visit Wendy @ Yoga With Wendy Classes are only on Mondays for now. **Be advised our programs will be taking place under a large tent in our parking lot. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines. NOTE: If it rains, all classes will be cancelled. 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.

Closed Meeting: League of Women Voters of Litchfield County, Inc. Go to League of Women Voters for more information.

Bring your own project to work on. Social group offers tips, tricks, and gossip! **Be advised our programs will be taking place under a large tent in our parking lot. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines. NOTE: If it rains, all classes will be cancelled.

Enjoy a new release movie with free popcorn and beverages. “LITTLE WOMEN” – PG (134 min) Four sisters learn about love, life, and loss as they grow through their young womanhood against the backdrop of post-Civil War America. At the heart of the family is the headstrong Jo who aspires, above all else, to forge her own path. Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcot. Stars: Emily Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Meryl Streep

LCC Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation Virtual *Free registration required to receive Zoom link Monday and Wednesdays: October 5, 7, 12, 14 each from 6-7 p.m. via Zoom Why & How to Meditate What causes us to feel stressed, anxious, fatigued? We will review the science behind the benefits of Mindfulness practices, the role of thoughts and the value of connecting with the “present moment.” We will also discuss and practice a variety of approaches and techniques to help reduce stress and encourage a greater sense of ease. Topics to be covered: Scientific brain research – daily mindfulness practices – techniques for walking and seated Mindfulness Meditation. How to handle “obstacles/issues” as they arise. About the Instructor: Sheila began a dedicated meditation practice several decades ago. In 2000 she completed her Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training, seamlessly joining mindfulness with the experience of movement. She offers the teachings of Vipassana/Insight Meditation and Mindfulness Practices that have been her practice since 2012. She is currently studying with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach through the Greater Good Science Center (University of Berkley California) and Awareness Training Institute (ATI). Sheila’s goal is to make meditation easily accessible to anyone with expressed interest in the journey, and believes it requires curiosity, patience, and the willingness to be a beginner every day. Sheila Klapper Viewpointmeditation.com sheilahope@gmail.com

Join local POUND Instructor Julie for a ROCKOUT WORKOUT! Please bring own towel or yoga mat* *No-registration necessary - Just show up! About the class: Channel your inner rockstar with this full body cardio-jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities. Class will begin with a short intro, and then you will sweat, sculpt, & rock! About the instructor, Julie Nevers: Julie is a Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach. For the past 6 years, she has taught group fitness classes, led Small Group Training sessions, and designed programs for individuals of all ages and abilities. Julie is passionate about empowering others to achieve their health and fitness goals, build their confidence, and live their best lives. Leading by example, she hopes to inspire others to honor and move their bodies in an ever increasing sedentary world. https://www.personaltrainingwithjulie.com/

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