Special Events

Senior Luncheon

12:00 pm

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Enjoy an afternoon of a light lunch, music and dancing. Menu: Pasta Salad, Chicken, Green Salad, Roll and cookie. Music: LCC favorites "The Good Time Band" Pre-registration is required by 2PM on Aug. 10 This event made possible by the Litchfield Community Center Music Fund at NW CT Community Foundation

Return of the Jedi Masters using LEGO Materials - Ages 7 - 12

1:00 pm

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Return of the Jedi Masters using LEGO Materials for ages 7 - 12 Mon. Aug. 8 through Thurs. Aug. 11, 2022 Master The Way of the Jedi in this Star Wars inspired LEGO Engineering experience. Venture through the galaxy in your custom Razor Crest to rescue Baby Yoda, exploring from the deserts of Tatooine to the frozen caves of Hoth. Allow our Play-Well instructor to help you complete your Jedi training journey!

Teen Support Group

5:00 pm

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Join us for a 10-session, skills-based support group for teens (ages 15-18) who struggle with anxiety. This program is provided at no cost to families. To learn more, contact Melissa Duksis, LCSW at MDuksis@greenwoodsreferrals.org FREQUENT WORRY IF YOU ARE STRUGGLING WITH: SOCIAL ANXIETY Registration: By July 5th July 12th - August 11th Tuesdays & Thursdays / 5 - 6PM Group will be a time to: *Connect with others who are struggling *Learn about stress tolerance & coping strategies *Address fear and anxiety *Not feel alone

Summer Sunset Concerts: The Alpaca Gnomes

7:00 pm

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Great Music by the Amazing "Alpaca Gnomes" voted Best Musical Band in Connecticut Magazine’s readers choice issue, plus Great Summer Fun! $20.00 per adult / $5.00 per child 12 and under Enjoy Bill's Mobile Pizza food truck and Woodbury Brewing Co. Pop up Pub Bring chairs/blankets Friday May 20: A Hootenanny! Potter's Field Sazerac Wires & Wood Saturday June 18: Eight to the Bar Friday August 12: The Alpaca Gnomes Saturday Sept. 10: CT Grateful Dead All Stars

Mystery Book Club

4:00 pm

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This is a book group focused on mysteries, for the most part, books that have some international flavor. Group meets 3rd Tuesday of each month. Group size is limited to please contact Pat at pad44ct@gmail.com for more information on how to participate.

Jazz Up Your Day concert series

10:00 am

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Start your day with Great Music! Wed. June 29: Steve Bulmer, Bass Guitar & Earl MacDonald, Piano Wed. July 20: John Mastroinanni, Saxophone & Chris Morrison, Guitar Wed. Aug. 17: StarCats Trio

Organizing Support Group

1:00 pm

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1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. "Coming Home inside and out". This is a chance to share practical, positive, tips and solutions, exploring what is underneath the clutter with kindness and heart. Come with a project in mind and an intention to get the job done. Please bring a writing pad and pen. This is a drop in group. New participants are always welcome. Instructor Debora Farrington has studied with ICD (Institute for Challenging Disorganization) and was a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). Her focus is to continue to learn new tools from social workers, psychologists, therapists and fellow organizers to be of service, working with special needs clients that are chronically disorganized, as well as the senior population in transition. Creating a positive atmosphere with the practice of non-judgmental and compassionate support is a team effort for her with her clients. Coming Home Holistic Services www.deborafarrington.com 707-787-6228

What Happens After the Paychecks Stop?

3:00 pm

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Financial Advisor Cailyn Paradise of Edward Jones will explore how to budget for retirement expenses, examine potential sources of retirement income, discuss strategies to provide for your goals and address potential risks. Kerri Ouellette of Oak Solutions will join us to discuss health insurance options during retirement.

Teen Night Thrillz Trip

4:00 pm

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Teens ages 13-18 are invited to join us for a Teen Night Trip to Thrillz Adventure Park in Danbury! Cost: $20 per teen Cost includes Thrillz Deluxe Bundle: 2 hours of "fly time" and "jump time" 2 Slices of Pizza, Water and a pair of Thrillz grip socks Reminder: After purchase tickets are non refundable ALL TEENS MUST HAVE THRILLZ WAIVERS AND LCC PREMISSION SLIP SIGNED BY PARENTS OR GUARDIANS BEFORE GETTING ON THE LCC VAN!

Water Blast Games

11:00 am

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Join the Litchfield Community Center on August 19th and cool down at Water Blast Games. From 11am-1pm we invite kids ages 12 and under for water games, water balloons, and a slip and slide! 1:30-3:30 we invite teens 13-18 to join us! this event is free and pre-registration is required!

Glass House Day Trip

8:00 am

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Join us for a Day Trip to the Glass House in New Canaan, CT on Monday, August 22nd! The LCC Van will depart at 8AM You will take an hour guided tour of the glass house at 9:45AM The Glass House, or Johnson house, is a historic house museum on Ponus Ridge Road in New Canaan, Connecticut built in 1948–49. It was designed by architect Philip Johnson as his own residence. It has been called his "signature work" After the tour we will go to Baileys Backyard where you will be responsible for lunch on your own at 12:00pm after lunch we will make out way back to LCC! Note: Reservations are non-refundable after purchase!

SMILES Group

5:00 pm

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Come join SMILES group from 5pm-7pm! Smiles Making Inclusive Life Essential & Supported This program is for those who are ages 18-45 Pre-registration is required via Phone Call or Email! Please call (860)567-8302 x1003 OR Email hannah@thecommunitycenter.org to register! While registering please let us know if there are any accommodations that may be needed.

Tent Talk Series: Grand Canyon National Park

1:00 pm

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Virtually Explore Grand Canyon National Park with Candlewood Valley Health and Rehabilitation Center. After the presentation you will be able to create a painting inspired by the magnificent landscapes shown! This Tent Talk presentation is FREE and requires pre-registration! Spots are limited so register today!

Upcycling Sewing Class For Beginners

2:30 pm

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Join Olga on July 13th from 2:30-4:30 and learn how to create a beautiful, unique upcycled bag! You will have 2 hours to watch, learn and create and leave with skills for a lifetime! This one time class is offered to ALL AGES, anyone who may want to learn something new is welcome! Make sure to bring any old, or unwanted fabric or clothing to upcycle into somethin new and beautiful! Pre-registration is required & payments can be made the day of the class to the instructor. Instructors Instagram: @olgazvdesign

"Let's Get Lost" Music Movie Documentary

3:00 pm

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Documentary on the life of jazz trumpeter and drug addict Chet Baker. Fascinating series of interviews with friends, family, associates and lovers, interspersed with film from Baker's earlier life and some modern-day performances. Whether in his golden youth or premature old age, the legendary jazz trumpeter's musical virtuosity always shone through. In this frank, revealing documentary made a year before his death, interviews, recording sessions, archive footage & home movies are used by director Bruce Weber to show a man ravaged by his involvement with drugs.

New York Botanical Garden Day Trip

9:00 am

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Join us for a Day Trip to the New York Botanical Gardens for the Around the Table exhibition! Wednesday September 7th 9AM-5:30PM LCC Van will Depart at 9AM You will arrive to the gardens at approximately 11AM where you will have time to explore on your own! Restaurants are available on grounds to enjoy lunch on your own with a beautiful view, or feel free to bring your own bag lunch. We will depart back to LCC at 3:30PM and arrive back to the Center at 5:30PM! The "Around the Table" Stories of the Foods We Love invites you to celebrate the plants we ALL eat. Head to the Garden this weekend and throughout summer to discover the foods we share in ways you've likely never seen, with living crops thriving in and around the Conservatory, gardening histories of the African American influence on our culinary world, and gallery spotlights on the unseen stories of the people who make our food possible. Discover the work of Bronx artists around the Garden as you explore, with dozens of imaginative picnic tables set throughout the landscape, each sharing the artists' personal cultural narratives with color and creativity. Check out the video above to get to know our newest exhibition—your table is waiting! Cost: $50 Per Person Cost includes: Admission to the New York Botanical Gardens and a self guided tour of the Around the Table Exhibition. Spots are limited Register TODAY!

Organizing Support Group

1:00 pm

Walk Ins Welcome - Pay instructor LEARN MORE

1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. "Coming Home inside and out". This is a chance to share practical, positive, tips and solutions, exploring what is underneath the clutter with kindness and heart. Come with a project in mind and an intention to get the job done. Please bring a writing pad and pen. This is a drop in group. New participants are always welcome. Instructor Debora Farrington has studied with ICD (Institute for Challenging Disorganization) and was a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). Her focus is to continue to learn new tools from social workers, psychologists, therapists and fellow organizers to be of service, working with special needs clients that are chronically disorganized, as well as the senior population in transition. Creating a positive atmosphere with the practice of non-judgmental and compassionate support is a team effort for her with her clients. Coming Home Holistic Services www.deborafarrington.com 707-787-6228

Summer Sunset Concerts: CT Grateful Dead All Stars ~ Encore performance!

6:00 pm

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Great Music by the CT Grateful Dead Allstar Band and Great Summer Fun! Gate opens at 6 p.m. Music 7 p.m. $20.00 per adult / $5.00 per child 12 and under Enjoy Meraki's food truck and beverages from The Mobile Pub Bring chairs/blankets Friday May 20: A Hootenanny! Potter's Field Sazerac Wires & Wood Saturday June 18: Eight to the Bar Friday August 12: The Alpaca Gnomes Saturday Sept. 10: CT Grateful Dead All Stars

Mindfulness Meditation

10:15 am

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

Teen Night

5:00 pm

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CALLING ALL TEENS! Join us Monday from 5-7pm for Teen Night This program is for Teens ages 13-17. Pre registration is required as spots are limited! Sign up today!

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