Special Events

Virtual Chair Yoga

12:00 pm

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Don't miss your favorite Chair Yoga class with Andrea! Every Wednesday and Friday at 12:00 through online Zoom! *Andrea will give payment details during class *Zoom ID: 535 915 4418 *Password: Andrea 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 alakeyoga@gmail.com

CANCELED Chess Wizards (K-3rd grade, 9-12pm)

9:00 am

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Join us this Summer for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. You'll improve your chess skills, meet new friends, and work out your most powerful muscle - your brain! Our camps include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Each camper receives a T-shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Unleash your brain power and spend part of your vacation with Chess Wizards!

POUND

6:00 pm

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POUND Workout - In-person at the LCC Join local POUND Instructor Julie for a ROCKOUT WORKOUT! *No-registration necessary - Just show up at the LCC! Classes are in person, and outside - bring your own yoga mat, and water. Pay by cash or Venmo @JuliannaNevers 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. For more info email Julie at JuliannaNevers@gmail.com and visit https://www.personaltrainingwithjulie.com/

CANCELED Chess Wizards (K-3rd grade, 9-12pm)

9:00 am

Online Registration Required LEARN MORE

Join us this Summer for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. You'll improve your chess skills, meet new friends, and work out your most powerful muscle - your brain! Our camps include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Each camper receives a T-shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Unleash your brain power and spend part of your vacation with Chess Wizards!

Wendy Kerner ~ Summer Sunrise Serenade

8:00 am

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Begin your day with beautiful live music! With Special Guest Performers: Wednesday, August 4: Wendy Kerner, Harpist Wendy, a harpist based in Connecticut, has been a full-time harpist since graduating from The Juilliard School. She began the harp at the age of seven and has had a rich and varied career performing in a wide range of venues and ensembles and offers harp lessons for children and adults. Wendy brings her wealth of experience, her excellent training, her enthusiasm for the instrument, her optimism and love of life to everything she does. Come be swept away and start your day with her talent. *Bring Lawn Chair or Blanket* Performances will be held outdoors (Inside Atrium if weather is inclement) All Social Distancing and Safety Protocol Will Be Followed *Coffee & Pastry will be offered following performances of each Sunrise Serenade SEE ALSO: Wednesday, June 9: P. Martin Vanek, Flautist Wednesday, July 7: Hank Milligan, Pianist Wednesday, August 4: Wendy Kerner, Harpist Wednesday, September 1: Dale Osterman, Cellist / Vanessa Hammond, Flautist

CANCELED Chess Wizards (K-3rd grade, 9-12pm)

9:00 am

Online Registration Required LEARN MORE

Join us this Summer for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. You'll improve your chess skills, meet new friends, and work out your most powerful muscle - your brain! Our camps include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Each camper receives a T-shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Unleash your brain power and spend part of your vacation with Chess Wizards!

Virtual Chair Yoga

12:00 pm

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Don't miss your favorite Chair Yoga class with Andrea! Every Wednesday and Friday at 12:00 through online Zoom! *Andrea will give payment details during class *Zoom ID: 535 915 4418 *Password: Andrea 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 alakeyoga@gmail.com

Jewelry Making Class

1:30 pm

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Jewelry Making Class - 4 classes: Wednesdays July 14 to August 4 Techniques will be taught to allow students to develop their own "voice" as a jewelry designer. In each of the 4 classes, you will complete a different piece of jewelry. All tool and materials will be provided. Open to all ages and abilities. Instructor Janet Blauvelt is a jewelry designer with over 12 years' experience. Pre-registration is required. Please consider a freewill donation to the Center. *Space is limited ~ Pre-registration/payment is required *Please consider a freewill donation to the Community Center. Thank you.

CANCELED Chess Wizards (K-3rd grade, 9-12pm)

9:00 am

Online Registration Required LEARN MORE

Join us this Summer for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. You'll improve your chess skills, meet new friends, and work out your most powerful muscle - your brain! Our camps include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Each camper receives a T-shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Unleash your brain power and spend part of your vacation with Chess Wizards!

VIRTUAL Alzheimer's Support

10:30 am

Online - Email Jennifer Labrie at jlabrie@alz.org for more info LEARN MORE

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

CANCELED Chess Wizards (K-3rd grade, 9-12pm)

9:00 am

Online Registration Required LEARN MORE

Join us this Summer for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. You'll improve your chess skills, meet new friends, and work out your most powerful muscle - your brain! Our camps include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Each camper receives a T-shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Unleash your brain power and spend part of your vacation with Chess Wizards!

Virtual Chair Yoga

12:00 pm

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Don't miss your favorite Chair Yoga class with Andrea! Every Wednesday and Friday at 12:00 through online Zoom! *Andrea will give payment details during class *Zoom ID: 535 915 4418 *Password: Andrea 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 alakeyoga@gmail.com

SummerFest Sunset Concert Series: Mystic Jammers

6:00 pm

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Enjoy wonderful music at sunset! Music tonight by Mystic Jammers - Reggae At It's Best Food by Rich's Wings & Things and Bill's Mobile Pizzeria Beverages from Mobile Pub All available for purchase. Food & beverage service begins at 6:00pm. Strolling Entertainment 6-7 p.m. provided by Matica Arts & Magician Peter James Grounds open at 6:00pm - Concert begins at 7:00pm Rain or Shine - BYO chairs or blankets - 18 & older welcome! Series include: Friday June 4: Nekita Waller & Nu Groove Saturday July 17: The Lustre Kings Friday August 6: Mystic Jammers Saturday September 18: CT Grateful Dead All Stars Check out the above dates for more information on each concert!

Trail Blazers

9:00 am

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Monday-Thursday, August 9-12, 9am, FREE We'll explore the wonderful trails of White Memorial, discover wildlife, and learn to Geocache! Participants will receive a special t-shirt, water bottle, and compass at the beginning of the week. Program best for Intermediate School (grades 4-6) age approx.

POUND

6:00 pm

No registration required - Just show up! LEARN MORE

POUND Workout - In-person at the LCC Join local POUND Instructor Julie for a ROCKOUT WORKOUT! *No-registration necessary - Just show up at the LCC! Classes are in person, and outside - bring your own yoga mat, and water. Pay by cash or Venmo @JuliannaNevers 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. For more info email Julie at JuliannaNevers@gmail.com and visit https://www.personaltrainingwithjulie.com/

Trail Blazers

9:00 am

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Monday-Thursday, August 9-12, 9am, FREE We'll explore the wonderful trails of White Memorial, discover wildlife, and learn to Geocache! Participants will receive a special t-shirt, water bottle, and compass at the beginning of the week. Program best for Intermediate School (grades 4-6) age approx.

Tent Talk: "Better Balance"

1:00 pm

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Gait, the process of walking and balance, are intricate movements. They rely on proper functioning from several areas of the body. Come learn how to better both of them with a Physical Therapist from Sharon Hospital.

Trail Blazers

9:00 am

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Monday-Thursday, August 9-12, 9am, FREE We'll explore the wonderful trails of White Memorial, discover wildlife, and learn to Geocache! Participants will receive a special t-shirt, water bottle, and compass at the beginning of the week. Program best for Intermediate School (grades 4-6) age approx.

Live & Learn: Food & Fitness for Heart Health

12:00 pm

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Creating a healthy lifestyle does not have to be a daunting task! We know how confusing the news & internet can be when searching for information on making healthy choices. Let us help you figure it out. This class is led by our personal trainer Sam and health coach Bessie. We will break down how to create a nutrition and fitness routine at home. Topics include how to prepare food at home to aid in blood pressure and cholesterol control and creating your own fitness routine at home. The class is designed to help with time management, healthy option swaps for heart health, and weight management.  

Virtual Chair Yoga

12:00 pm

Zoom info in description LEARN MORE

Don't miss your favorite Chair Yoga class with Andrea! Every Wednesday and Friday at 12:00 through online Zoom! *Andrea will give payment details during class *Zoom ID: 535 915 4418 *Password: Andrea 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 alakeyoga@gmail.com

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