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Recreation & Leisure

Cribbage - Woodbury

$40

with Tony Rubbo

Calendar Apr 1, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

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

$25

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

$45

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

$40

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! 

Movement to the Classics - Torrington

$50

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

$75

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.

Laughter Yoga - Southbury

$20

with Lori Monaco

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Laughter yoga is a practice involving prolonged laughter, along with stretching and rhythmic movement, to decrease stress and create a feeling of overall well-being and joyfulness. Please wear comfortable clothes and sneakers, yoga mat is optional

Fly Fishing Basics - R7 Winsted

$59

with Doug McDevitt

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Demystify the art of fly fishing and learn how easy it really is. Learn the basic knots, casting, the types of equipment needed and what they are used for, learn about the realm fish reside in, how to read the water and learn the foods fish eat. Ultimately, learn the most efficient way to catch fish and see nature as never before.





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