The Litchfield Historical Society will be offering a workshop at the Litchfield Education Foundation’s 2nd annual Minds in Motion at the Litchfield High School. The event offers many exciting, enriching hands-on workshops for children in grades K-6. Join use for our workshop for children in grades K-1, Playing in the Past! Kids in the past liked to play too! Learn to play historic games, like graces, and quoits, and make your own colonial game to bring home.
Discover how kids in the past had fun with games like rolling hoop, graces, quoits, and more! 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.
Members of the Historical Society are invited to the Annual Meeting, held at 5 p.m. prior to the exhibit opening. We will be reviewing our 2017 year and highlighting what's happening in 2018. Kindly R.S.V.P. by Wednesday, 11.
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Location: Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA
Fee: Members Free; $5 Non-members Registration Required: Email or Online
Debates on free speech and censorship were widespread during the time of the Litchfield Law School, and the discussion continues today. Join us for a special lecture and conversation on the First Amendment. Author Nadine Strossen, president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) from 1991 to 2008, will be discussing her newest book, HATE: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech, Not Censorship and local historian John Dasher will lead a Q&A discussion.