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Staying Put in New Canaan

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Staying Put in New Canaan is a non-profit volunteer-supported organization dedicated to giving our seniors the practical means and social support to live their lives to the fullest, safely and confidently, in the New Canaan community.

Dear Staying Put Members and friends:

With some of New Canaan's best weather ahead, it's time to get out together and enjoy every minute. Please let us know if you need a ride to our events and make a reservation with us so we can plan for rides and food: 203-966-7762.


Best, Jane and Donna



More Upcoming Activities

Thurs., Apr. 24, 1:30 p.m.: "Laughter is the Best Medicine"
Lapham. Dr. Steven Jones, Director of Outpatient Medicine at Greenwich Hospital, will give an informative and fun discussion on the health benefits of laughter. RSVP: 203-594-3620. Free.

Tues., April 29, 4:00 p.m.: "Sitting on Top of the World"
The New Canaan Inn. Come hear renowned mountain climber, Dr. Sherman Bull talk about his adventures reaching the summit of Mount Everest. Refreshments. Free. RSVP: 594-5450.

Tues., May 6, 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.: Gilberties Garden, Westport
Carpool from Staying Put Office and see what is new on the herb scene. Just in time for our gardens!

Tues., May 6, 7:30 p.m.: New Canaan High School Band and Jazz Ensemble
Will team with the Summer Theater of New Canaan at the High School to present Musicals, Masters and Marches. Musicals include Music Man, Grease and Hairspray. Selections from Duke Ellington and marches by John Philip Sousa. Free. Reception following.

Sunday, May 18, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
SPNC's Annual Meeting, St. Mark's.

Also recommended:
  • Help with Taxes at the New Canaan Library: Now through April 30.

  • Free Medicare Counseling -Tuesday: May 13. Wednesday: May 28. Call 594-3620 for appointment.

  • Fridays, May 2-16, 9 a.m.-noon: NEW: Mah Jongg, Lapham - Students will be initiated into the mysteries of mah jongg, an ancient Chinese tile game. RSVP (203) 594-3620. Fee: $45.

  • Wed., May 7, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Breast Cancer 101, Lapham - Dr. Pass and Dr. Gruen, Co-Directors of the Women's Breast Center at Stamford Hospital will discuss Healthy Life Styles and Breast Cancer, Breast Health Myths and Facts, and Breast Cancer 101. Free.

  • Mon., May 12, 3 p.m.: Vladimir Alexandrov, PhD.: Will speak about his book "THE BLACK RUSSIAN." The rise of an American slave who becomes one of the wealthiest men in Moscow at the turn of the century. New Canaan Historical Society.

  • Thurs., May 15, 9:30 a.m. - A Slice of Brooklyn. Experience Brooklyn's sights, sounds and New York's best pizza. A Brooklyn-bred tour guide will educate you on the history of pizza. Then take a drive through unique neighborhoods such as Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, Coney Island and Brighton Beach. Call to reserve a place: Lapham-594-3620. Fee: $93.

Please come join us and the terrific company of your fellow seniors in New Canaan. Call 203-966-7762 for reservations or rides.

Jane and Donna




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