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

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.

Instruction & Practice Mindfulness Meditation All levels of experience welcome Monday's: With Mindfulness Meditation Teachers: Sheila Klapper and Robert Baruc $5 at the door / Walk-ins welcome Sangha: A community of friends practicing together to maintain awareness

Bring your own project to work on. Social group offers tips, tricks, and gossip! **Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines.

“THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN” – PG13 – (111 min) After almost 30 years, a groundbreaking talk-show host suspects she may soon be losing her coveted seat on late-night television unless she manages a game-changing transformation in Late Night. Starring: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow $2.00 suggested donation

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

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Grab your friends and families and come to LCC enjoy open recreation time This is a time for people of all ages to join us and utilize our Pool Tables, Ping Pong tables, Foosball, Board Games and Lawn Games! Please be respectful of our property and equipment and leave the space as you found it when you leave! We look forward to seeing everyone back at the center!

Michael Audette will present a photographic overview of his and his wife Fabienne's trip to Ecuador's San Jorge Magic Birding Circuit Botanical Reserves — Quito, Tandayapa, and Milpe. His photos were taken in three diverse ecosystems in the Andes Highlands, upper tropical rainforest, and cloud forest. The area is home to some 1,600 bird species and over 100 species of hummingbird, wild orchids, waterfalls, and observation decks overlooking the canopy. Michael, an LHAS board member, is a former food marketing executive, now Christmas tree farmer (assistant to wife Fabienne), chair of Flanders Nature Center's Photography Club, and VP and treasurer of the Connecticut Wood Carvers Association. He is a novice birder, outdoor enthusiast, and nature and wildlife lover. Note: Michael is going back to Ecuador in March — and you're invited to join him! See page 7 for details. The Litchfield Hills Audubon Society (LHAS), was chartered in 1955 as a local Connecticut chapter of the National Audubon Society, a non-profit organization serving Litchfield County and surrounding areas. General meetings and programs are held the first Monday of every month (unless noted differently due to holiday). Go to https://lhasct.org/index.html for more information.

All ages and skill levels are invited each Tuesday morning to craft, create and share! Bring your latest project to work on or start a new and share in a leisurely and social environment. *Instruction is available upon request for beginners* If you are interested in FREE hour of Instruction please call (860)567-8302 for more information and to schedule an appointment. Schedule an appointment to Learn the basics of Water Color and Acrylic Painting and gain an understanding of the materials needed to create a beautiful masterpiece! Please limit your number of appointments in order to allow availability for others! Already know the basics? Pop in and join the artists in a free space and welcoming environment to practice and share your skills while working on a new project! All you need to bring is an open mind and your materials!

Date: Tuesday, February 7th, 2023 Time: 11:00-2:00 Depart from the LCC @ 11am, aboard the LCC Van The Litchfield Community Center and the Litchfield Historical Society are partnering to offer a special driving tour to Celebrate the History of Litchfield! During the tour, we will visit the 5 boroughs of Litchfield - Bantam, East Litchfield, Litchfield Village, Milton, and Northfield – and explore each community’s unique history, character, and contributions to the town. After the tour, you will be able to enjoy lunch on your own at Da Capo! (Lunch is not included in the cost of the trip)

Weekly game of Bingo played Tuesdays at 12:30pm.

SilverSneakers can help seniors live their best lives. Participants may experience greater energy, increased strength and improved balance and flexibility. The benefit is included in 60+ Medicare plans. This "all skill level" class includes chairs, hand weights, tubing and balls. Instructor: Janice Connor, Certified Instructor. Class fee is covered by most Health Plans. If you are not covered, class is $8.00 pp. Go to SilverSneakers to check for eligibility.

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Closed Cub Scout meeting

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

Technology made easy! Are you having trouble with your computer, smart phone, Firestick, or other technology??? Well look no further! FREE help is available at the LCC. Help is available for all ages, and tech abilities. Wednesdays from 9am - 12pm, call to sign up for a one hour time slot for one on one help with an experienced IT professional. Free help is available for but no limited to: *Tutorials *Programming and app installation *General Maintenance *Minor Repairs *Software Upgrades *Digital Photography *Email *Minor Repairs *Amazon Firesticks

Visit Wendy @ Yoga With Wendy Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays. 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.

Facilitated by David Bill.

Marie Boyens leads a light Tai Chi exercise each week focusing on reflexology and meditation. This class is free. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines.

Join Juniper Home Care for an Afternoon of BINGO. Come win prizes and learn more about the organization and enjoy snacks! Free to play, Pre-registration is required!

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SilverSneakers can help seniors live their best lives. Participants may experience greater energy, increased strength and improved balance and flexibility. The benefit is included in 60+ Medicare plans. This "all skill level" class includes chairs, hand weights, tubing and balls. Instructor: Janice Connor, Certified Instructor. Class fee is covered by most Health Plans. If you are not covered, class is $8.00 pp. Go to SilverSneakers to check for eligibility.

Table Tennis is played weekly on Thursdays. Drop in. New or experienced players welcome! Paddles available. Your safety is our main concern so we will be following proper guidelines.

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This session runs 8 weeks Jan. 5 - Feb. 23, 2023 Watercolor is the perfect medium to lose oneself, explore color, serendipitous occurrences, and share experiences. Instructor: Rose Petruzzi. Bring what materials you have to class. Email Rose at rose4444@icloud.com for a list of suggested materials.

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

Calling all poems and writers! All experience levels are welcome, come learn how to write poems or take the time to creatively Bring your previous poems and a pen to write new ones. Come take some time to explore your talent and share it with others. Group meets every Friday from 9:30 am - 11 am

Happy Times with TIPS Tykes Indoor Playgroup & Social time *Select Fridays Beginning November 4* 9:30 am- 11:30 a.m. No charge & open to all Here's a fun, safe indoor activity for your baby, toddler, or preschooler and you! A chance to meet and socialize with local parents and caregivers. You can BRING YOUR OWN bike/trike/walker etc. Yes! There is plenty of room for your child to safely scoot around. There will also be a small collection of sanitized toys, and creative play items on hand. Packaged snacks are allowed and we will even play happy music on the stereo! With plenty of smooth wooden floors to enjoy and explore, imagine how far your kids will go, the fun that will be had, and the special company shared! The safety of all Community Center users and visitors is a top priority and we follow State & CDC guidelines to ensure it. Caregivers must wear a mask as well as children 3 years old and above. INFORMATION: 860-567-8302 INFO@THECOMMUNITYCENTER.ORG

Join us and Candlewood Valley to create a beautiful Hanging Gnome Pot on February 10th in the Community Room at 1:00 PM!

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