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Cribbage - Woodbury
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Cribbage - Woodbury


with Tony Rubbo

Learn how to play this fun, friendly, social card game. With hands-on experience, you will learn how to play the game, strategies, how to add up points and keep score using a cribbage board.

Cooking From Scratch Cakes (New) - R7 Winsted


with Margo Wickham

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6 pm

Learn how to make cake from scratch or from a mix for more than one type of cake. Demonstration, bake and eat.  There is a $15 material fee payable to the instructor on night of class.

Resistances Band Exercise for Beginners - Litchfield


with William Fahy

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This course will show participants the benefits of chair exercises for all ages and activity types.  You will get a routine with simple exercises to ease into harder exercise with more resistance for a well-balanced program sitting or standing. Participants should wear loose fitting clothing. Bands will be provided for in class use.

Dowsing - An Ancient Skill - Litchfield
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Dowsing - An Ancient Skill - Litchfield


with Matt Minor

Calendar Apr 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn about the ancient art of dowsing. Originally used to find water, the dowsing instrument (traditionally a forked stick) is simply a tool that gives a visible response to confirm that we know intuitively though not necessarily consciously. Learn to use a pendulum and L-rods, and even map dowsing to find water, information, or even lost keys! 

Boating & Personal Watercraft Certification Course (New) - Watertown


with DEEP Staff

Calendar Apr 13, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This DEEP approved course is required to obtain the proper certificate for boat operation by CT residents.  Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to obtain a certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation which allows the operation of all motorized recreational craft. Students must participate in all classes to qualify.  Students should obtain a DEEP Conservation ID prior to the start of this class. Class will run on (M)3/23,(W) 3/25, & (M) 3/30

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Movement to the Classics - Torrington


with Tamari Witkin

Calendar Apr 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This is a low impact interval training (exercise) to a select playlist of classical music. Learn easy to follow choreography and bring 2-pound and 5-pound weights if you wish to use them in class. Moves coordinate to the music, building balance, strength, and agility. Participants must be in reasonably good shape or provide note from a doctor.  You may be asked to sign a waiver at class. Bring a water bottle and small towel to class.

Pickleball - Torrington


with Jessica Bate

Calendar Apr 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn to play one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Pickleball combines elements of badminton, ping pong, and tennis in an easy to learn game suitable for all skill levels. Rules will be taught, then game play. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes. Bring your own paddle if you have one or borrow ours. Please know your limitations and consult with your physician before beginning this program.

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Mahjong Guided Play - Torrington


with Nancy Gottfried

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Now that you have learned how to play Mahjong, come to class to practice strategy with the instructor’s guidance. This opportunity is presented for those who have just learned, need to brush up, or want to join us for an evening of play and practice. 

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