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The First Congregational Church of Litchfield has just announced that it will offer the use of most of its rooms for use by outside groups starting in March 2019. This would include not only meeting rooms, but the Fellowship Hall that has a complete kitchen attached. Rooms vary in size that would be appropriate for smaller, more intimate meetings or counseling, to rooms that would hold up to 50 people. The buildings are ADA accessible. Ample parking is available. The church, which will celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2 years, is responding to the many requests that have been made in the past due to the lack of such facilities here in Litchfield. If interested, please call the church office at 860-567-8705 or email at office@fcclitchfield.com.
 
 
Earth Film & Soup Supper
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
6:30pm Soup / 7:00pm Film
Church of Christ, 5 Old Middle St., Goshen, CT
“RiverBlue” Film (FREE Event)
RiverBlue a Canadian feature documentary follows river advocate Mark Angelo on a journey through some of the world's most beautiful to most polluted rivers. A documentary that poses the question, "How dirty are your jeans?" RiverBlue uncovers how the fashion industry plays part
in destroying our world's rivers.
 
 
Hospice Volunteer Training Course
Wednesday sessions beginning March 6, 2019
through April 24, 2019, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
@ VNA Northwest, Inc. Conference room
607 Bantam Road, Unit F, Bantam, CT 06750
This 8 Week course teaches the Hospice Philosophy and how to provide support to terminally ill patients and their families. Free: Pre-registration is required
 
Hospice Volunteers are special people, please be one of them. Please call for more information or to register. Amanda Parente, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, 860-567-6000
 
 
Children’s Book Department at Church Book Store
A room devoted to children’s books is open at the Litchfield Congregational Church book store.  Children’s books are a real bargain – 50¢ for soft cover and $1 for hardcover books. Or, for $10, shoppers can fill a box with as many books as will fit and it’s OK if they stick out the top.  A special promotion is available to area teachers to help them stock their classrooms.
 
  
 
The store is open on Saturdays from 10 to 3 and on Sunday afternoons.  It is located in the basement of the church, located on the Green at 21 Torrington Road.
 
  
Litchfield Community Café
Senior Lunches ~ Monday–Friday
@ Litchfield Community Center
Over the age of 60, and live in or visiting the Litchfield area? Why not stop in and have lunch at our beautiful Litchfield Community Café located in the Litchfield Community Center? The Litchfield Community Café serves congregate lunch Mondays through Fridays! (Fridays are meatless Fridays!) For a suggested donation of only $4.00, you can enjoy a hot, delicious nutritious meal including milk, coffee or tea and dessert! Reservations required by noon the day before. For the current menu, further information, or to make a reservation, please call 860-567-5746. Hope to see you there! 
 
 
The Food Pantry at St. Michael’s 
needs your donations
The Food Pantry at St. Michael’s is a success: since starting this spring, an increasing number of our neighbors come to the Community House the third Saturday of each month. From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., we distribute much-needed canned and packaged food, fresh bread, eggs and vegetables, and frozen meals. In October our neighbors took away over 1200 lbs. of food.
 
 
The good news is that the racks are empty. The bad news is that the racks are empty. People needed all the food we had. The Food Pantry is appealing to you to help fill the shelves each month.  The Pantry needs your support to supply our community’s needs.  
 
The pantry needs: peanut butter, jelly, cereal, oats, rice, tuna, pasta sauce, canned vegetables and fruit, soup, lentils, beans, granola bars, powered drink mix, pasta, juice, condiments, frozen vegetables, chicken, hamburger patties, coffee and tea, dish and clothes detergent, toilet paper and paper towels
 
We invite you to help provide our neighbors with the food they need. You can donate food, you can donate cash, and you can donate time.  You can help with purchasing, collecting and delivering food, stocking the shelves, or assisting on the third Saturday of each month.  The church is always open, and you can drop off donations any time in the north pews.
 
You can contact St. Michael’s at 860-567-9465, office@stmichaels-litchfield.org, and mail checks made out to  St. Michael’s, with “Food Pantry” on the memo line, to PO Box 248, Litchfield, CT  06759. St. Michael's - BZ page
 

The Veterans of Amrican Legion Post 44
are collecting information on women veterans.
The veterans of American Legion Post 44 in Bantam are collecting names stories and photographs of women who have, or are serving, in the military. This information will be added to the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Women’s Memorial is dedicated to all military women — past, present and future. If you would like to add yourself or a veteran from your family (deceased or living) please see Master Sergeant Linda Searles at the Saturday, December 2nd Veteran of the Month ceremony in the Bantam Borough Hall. The ceremony to honor a veteran starts at 10 am, social and light refreshments will follow. She can also email you the form. Contact Linda at lindaarmyveteran@gmail.
 

Warren Food Bank
Open 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Warren Community Center
Warren residents should contact Leah Pullaro
860-868-7881 ext. 114. for more information.
For more information, please contact
Warren Parks and Recreation
at 860-868-7881 ext 113