Special Events

GONG MEDITATION

9:00 am

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Sound Meditation: Gong Bath with Rose Petruzzi Second, and fourth Thursdays of every month from 5:30-6:30pm And third Friday of every month from 9:00-10:00am fee: $10.00 - walk-in ~ pay at the door You can receive the gong meditation by either sitting or lying on a yoga mat. Please bring anything you would like to be very comfortable while in the practice. Some suggestions are: o Yoga mat o Blanket o Water o Pillow or bolsters for knees or head What are the benefits of Sound Meditation with the Gong? - Creates deep relaxation and clears the mind - Immediate reduction of stress and anxiety - Stimulates the glandular system & improves function - Stimulates circulation - Aids in breaking addictive behavior - Regenerates the nervous system - Opens and aligns the chakras - Clears the subconscious mind of negative thought patterns - Strengthens the parasympathetic nervous system - Helps to repair damage to the nervous system caused by stimulants and stress The sound of the gong reaches the body on a cellular level, encouraging integrated healing of the body, mind, and spirit, and the more gong sessions a student attends, the better the results. (There is one caveat when it comes to the gong. Once you enter the gong healing sound experience, you may never want to leave!) From: Akalsukh Singh, founder & executive director of Aquarian Yoga Center in Montclair, NJ. Link to more information:http://www.spiritvoyage.com/blog/index.php/the-healing-power-of-gong-yoga/

Friday Feast and Dancing Feet

12:00 pm

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Join us on the 3rd Friday of each month for a light lunch, music and dancing. This month: Enjoy our Holiday Feast! Ham and Turkey, Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans & Dessert Music by: Lew and the Good Time Band Music made possible by the NW CT Community Foundation Litchfield Community Center Music Fund.

Alzheimer's Support

10:30 am

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First Thursday of every month, come talk with Jennifer Labrie from Hartford HealthCare (in coordination with Tina Hogan, of the Alzheimer's Association) 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. For more information, contact Jennifer at jennifer.labrie@hhchealth.org

GONG MEDITATION

5:30 pm

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Sound Meditation: Gong Bath with Rose Petruzzi Second, and fourth Thursdays of every month from 5:30-6:30pm And third Friday of every month from 9:00-10:00am fee: $10.00 - walk-in ~ pay at the door You can receive the gong meditation by either sitting or lying on a yoga mat. Please bring anything you would like to be very comfortable while in the practice. Some suggestions are: o Yoga mat o Blanket o Water o Pillow or bolsters for knees or head What are the benefits of Sound Meditation with the Gong? - Creates deep relaxation and clears the mind - Immediate reduction of stress and anxiety - Stimulates the glandular system & improves function - Stimulates circulation - Aids in breaking addictive behavior - Regenerates the nervous system - Opens and aligns the chakras - Clears the subconscious mind of negative thought patterns - Strengthens the parasympathetic nervous system - Helps to repair damage to the nervous system caused by stimulants and stress The sound of the gong reaches the body on a cellular level, encouraging integrated healing of the body, mind, and spirit, and the more gong sessions a student attends, the better the results. (There is one caveat when it comes to the gong. Once you enter the gong healing sound experience, you may never want to leave!) From: Akalsukh Singh, founder & executive director of Aquarian Yoga Center in Montclair, NJ. Link to more information:http://www.spiritvoyage.com/blog/index.php/the-healing-power-of-gong-yoga/

UCONN Men's Basketball Trip

10:30 am

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UCONN men vs Wichita State at the XL Center, Harford Tip-off is at 12:00pm. Depart immediately after game. Price includes transportation on LCC van and game ticket. Non-refundable after purchase.

GONG MEDITATION

9:00 am

Pay at the door LEARN MORE

Sound Meditation: Gong Bath with Rose Petruzzi Second, and fourth Thursdays of every month from 5:30-6:30pm And third Friday of every month from 9:00-10:00am fee: $10.00 - walk-in ~ pay at the door You can receive the gong meditation by either sitting or lying on a yoga mat. Please bring anything you would like to be very comfortable while in the practice. Some suggestions are: o Yoga mat o Blanket o Water o Pillow or bolsters for knees or head What are the benefits of Sound Meditation with the Gong? - Creates deep relaxation and clears the mind - Immediate reduction of stress and anxiety - Stimulates the glandular system & improves function - Stimulates circulation - Aids in breaking addictive behavior - Regenerates the nervous system - Opens and aligns the chakras - Clears the subconscious mind of negative thought patterns - Strengthens the parasympathetic nervous system - Helps to repair damage to the nervous system caused by stimulants and stress The sound of the gong reaches the body on a cellular level, encouraging integrated healing of the body, mind, and spirit, and the more gong sessions a student attends, the better the results. (There is one caveat when it comes to the gong. Once you enter the gong healing sound experience, you may never want to leave!) From: Akalsukh Singh, founder & executive director of Aquarian Yoga Center in Montclair, NJ. Link to more information:http://www.spiritvoyage.com/blog/index.php/the-healing-power-of-gong-yoga/

Friday Feast and Dancing Feet

12:00 pm

Pre-registration is required LEARN MORE

Join us on the 3rd Friday of each month for a light lunch, music and dancing. Music by: Lew and the Good Time Band Music made possible by the NW CT Community Foundation Litchfield Community Center Music Fund.

GONG MEDITATION

5:30 pm

Pay at the door LEARN MORE

Sound Meditation: Gong Bath with Rose Petruzzi Second, and fourth Thursdays of every month from 5:30-6:30pm And third Friday of every month from 9:00-10:00am fee: $10.00 - walk-in ~ pay at the door You can receive the gong meditation by either sitting or lying on a yoga mat. Please bring anything you would like to be very comfortable while in the practice. Some suggestions are: o Yoga mat o Blanket o Water o Pillow or bolsters for knees or head What are the benefits of Sound Meditation with the Gong? - Creates deep relaxation and clears the mind - Immediate reduction of stress and anxiety - Stimulates the glandular system & improves function - Stimulates circulation - Aids in breaking addictive behavior - Regenerates the nervous system - Opens and aligns the chakras - Clears the subconscious mind of negative thought patterns - Strengthens the parasympathetic nervous system - Helps to repair damage to the nervous system caused by stimulants and stress The sound of the gong reaches the body on a cellular level, encouraging integrated healing of the body, mind, and spirit, and the more gong sessions a student attends, the better the results. (There is one caveat when it comes to the gong. Once you enter the gong healing sound experience, you may never want to leave!) From: Akalsukh Singh, founder & executive director of Aquarian Yoga Center in Montclair, NJ. Link to more information:http://www.spiritvoyage.com/blog/index.php/the-healing-power-of-gong-yoga/

Paint & Sip

7:00 pm

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Using acrylic paints, paint medium and palette knives, you will choose your own colors and subject as you are guided through the method of abstract palette knife impasto painting. Whether you create a landscape, a sunset or a color filed, the process is soothing, meditative and an overall fun experience. Instructor: Jennifer Sabella of HUE Studio. Price includes all paint materials, wine and a sweet dessert. Registration is required. Participants may BYOB as well.

Letters of Litchfield: A Historic Reading

6:30 pm

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You are invited to a very special performance by the Theater Company of the United States. “Letters of Litchfield: A Historic Reading” will bring to life Litchfield’s history as talented performers read aloud real letters, diaries, newspaper blurbs and other written words selected from the Litchfield Historical Society’s archives. From the humorous to the poignant, discover the history of Litchfield in a fun and captivating way. The performance will be followed by a reception. Hosted by LCC and Litchfield Historical Society. (snow day is Feb. 6)

Painting Creatively from Photos

10:00 am

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In this workshop, students will learn to paint in a creative, personal and expressive way using reference photographs – freeing them from copying. Learn to dismiss the sense of obligation to show exactly what is depicted in the photo and feel free and inspired to manipulate the composition, assuring vitality and making the painting your personal creation. Bring several canvases, reference photos and lunch. Instructor: Souby Boski. Medium: oils and acrylics accepted. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.

"A Changing Climate" lecture

6:30 pm

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Dr. Mitch Wagener will explain the basics of climate change but also mix in some of the new information to an understanding of the world and our future. Donations welcome at the door.

Alzheimer's Support

10:30 am

Just show up! LEARN MORE

First Thursday of every month, come talk with Jennifer Labrie from Hartford HealthCare (in coordination with Tina Hogan, of the Alzheimer's Association) 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. For more information, contact Jennifer at jennifer.labrie@hhchealth.org

18th Annual Bob and Peg Andrulis Sweetheart Run/Walk

11:00 am

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5 MILE RUN ~ 3 MILE WALK **NEW USATF CERTIFIED 5 MILE COURSE #CT13035JHP** START & FINISH LITCHFIELD COMMUNITY CENTER COURSE IS OF VARIED TERRAIN PRE-REGISTRATION: *$30.00 *$10 CHILDREN (10 & UNDER) *80 & OLDER FREE! *$35 AFTER 2/6/20 and Day of Race PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT LITCHFIELD COMMUNITY CENTER T-shirts, "goodie bags", great refreshments and age division prizes *LONG SLEEVE T-SHIRTS GUARANTEED FOR FIRST 150 REGISTRANTS* WALKERS OF ALL AGES WELCOME TO JOIN IN THE FUN! **TO PRE-REGISTER ONLINE PLEASE GO TO: Sweetheart Run/Walk online registration **TO REGISTER WITH APPLICATION FORM GO TO: Sweetheart Run/Walk paper application registration REGISTRATION DAY OF EVENT 9:00am - 10:45am

"World of Beer Styles" Lecture & Book Presentation

6:30 pm

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Emily Sauter, Advanced Cicerone & Brewtoonist, will lecture and present her book "World of Beer Styles". Em is a MFA graduate of cartooning from the famed Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, VT and founder of Pints and Panels. She is a cartoonist, beer judge and public speaker. She is an Advanced Cicerone and a BJCP Certified Judge. Her first book "Beer if for Everyone! (of Drinking Age) was published in 2017 by One Peace Books. Ticket price includes beer tasting after talk. Must be 21 & older to attend. Limited to 30 participants and payment reserves your seat.

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