Buddhist Meditation Retreat at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center

01/27/2012 to 01/29/2012

229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-3163.

A weekend devoted to finding one’s way to wisdom and compassion through the simple practice of silence, community, and contemplation. Retreat to be led by Roshi Pat Enkyo O'Hara. Fees: $160 (shared room, hall bath), $200 (private room, hall bath), $230 (private or shared room with bath), $130 commuter. Non-refundable deposit: $50. Scholarships available. For more information, call Wisdom House 860-567-3163 or visit www.wisdomhouse.org.

Litchfield Historical Society Lecture: Sound Rising--Long Island Sound and the War of 1812


South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: 860-567-4501.

On Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 3PM the Litchfield Historical Society will offer a lecture by Richard Radune author of Sound Rising.  He will discuss Long Island Sound and the War of 1812.  Author Richard Radune challenges our perception of Long Island Sound as he regales his audience with the groundbreaking true story of the Sound's involvement in the Capture of Fort Louisburg, the Undeclared War with France and the War of 1812.  Lecture is free--donations accepted.