Litchfield News



'Tis the Season for Crafts!
Grades K-3
Wednesday, December 13 ~ 3:45-5:15 pm
Grades 4-6
Thursday, December 14 ~ 3:45-5:15 pm
White Memorial Conservation Center
Give your kids the chance to make that perfect homemade holiday gift for their loved ones, or to decorate your house. We'll put their creativity to work by making several seasonal crafts using natural and recycled materials. Feel free to bring items from home to re-use in their artwork, such as buttons, ribbons, and fabric scraps. All other materials will be provided. Of course, kids will get to take home all of their wonderful creations. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary.

Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. 3:45-5:15pm.
Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.
Please call 860-567-0857 or visit
Space is limited! Members: $10/child,
Non-Members: $15/child

Lego Fun
Calling all Lego Lovers in Grades 1- 4
Wednesday, December 13 ~ 1:00 pm
Hosted by Morris Public Library
and Morris Beach & Recreation
Morris Public Library
December 13, 2017 – March 7, 2018
4 Upcoming Times

Join us for this fabulous Lego Program we're offering in collaboration with the Morris Beach & Recreation. We'll meet for 4 weeks, on scheduled 1/2 days, and create a new, authentic Lego kit each week that is yours to keep. We'll escort the kids from James Morris School over to the Conference Room at the Town Hall where they'll enjoy a snack and then get Lego - busy.

Class size is very limited
 - please contact us for a registration form.
Total cost is $20.00 for the series.
For more information, please visit
or call the Library at 860-567-7440.

Crafternoons at the Litchfield Historical Society
(Grades 1-7)
 Thursday, December 14 ~ 3:30-5:00 pm
Litchfield History Museum
Lighting the DarknessBring light to the darkest month with crafts that illuminate the old traditions and new technologies

Unplug and spend the afternoon crafting and creating! The Litchfield Historical Society's Crafternoons will explore a new theme in history with hands-on crafts and games that encourage students to look away from the screen and tap into their own imagination. To learn more about the month's topic, visit the Historical Society's online calendar for a list of suggested readings. Crafts and readings are recommended for children in first through seventh grade.

Registration is required.
Payment is required at time of registration.
Crafternoons are $7 for members and $10 for non-members.
To register, call (860) 567-4501 or email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.orgFor more information about this or other programs, please visit www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.orgThe Litchfield Historical Society is located at 7 South St., Litchfield, CT. The exhibits are currently on view through November 2017.

Holiday Spectacular
(Ages 3-5)
Friday, December 15 ~ 10:30-11:30 am
Oliver Wolcott Library
Join Mrs. Shaia as she shares some new holiday classics about Christmas and Hanukkah. We’ll use bells to sing songs together, and then move onto craft time! Create a bracelet, paint a sun catcher, decorate a gingerbread girl, and make a dreidel ornament.
This program is generously sponsored by Civic Family Services.
 Oliver Wolcott Library events are free and open to the public.
Space is limited. Registration is required.
or call 860-567-8030.

7th & 8th Grade Holiday Semi-Formal
Open to ALL Area 7th & 8th Graders
Friday, December 15 ~ 7:00-9:30 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Live DJ, Food, Games, Ice Cream, and More!
Admission: $5pp
*Come as you are - Semi-formal attire NOT required
Must provide permission slip at door if not already given.
For more info call 860-567-8302

Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Saturday, December 16 ~ 9:00-11:00 am
Morris Senior Center
Community Room
$5.00 per person / $25.00 family maximum.  
Perfect start to your Saturday morning before heading out for your Holiday shopping.  Mingle with Mr. and Mrs. Claus and enjoy quality time with ample photograph opportunities.          
PRE-registration required by contacting Morris Beach & Recreation
at 860-567-7437 or via email at

 One-Day Fun Day
Grades 1-3:
Thursday, December 28 ~ 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Grades 4-6:
Friday, December 29 ~ 9:30 am-4:30 pm
White Memorial Conservation Center
Nature is so much fun in the winter!
So, grab your coat, boots, and hat, and let’s spend one of your vacation days learning about the natural world around you. Get outside, play games, make crafts, meet live animals! Snack and drink will warm us up between adventures. Parents/Guardians are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary.
Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. 9:30am-4:30pm.
Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.
Space is limited!
Members: $40 Non-Members: $70
Please call 860-567-0857
or visit to register.