February 2021
Dear Staying Put Members and Friends:
Happy February!
We hope you will enjoy some of our unique February offerings.
Please call us anytime at 203-966-7762.
Stay warm!

Barb, Kim and Nicola
Mon., Feb. 1, 2 pm: Zoom Lunch and Learn with Lapham: “Listen to the Storycrafters: Favorite Stories Retold.” Renowned radio hosts Barry Marshall and Jeri Burns put an original, inventive spin on classic familiar tales. Participants will have a Lunch delivered to their homes. Free. RSVP by Fri., Jan. 29. 
Mon, Feb. 8, 9:30 am: Zoom Men’s Coffee. Join Staying Put member Pete Stair as he hosts a virtual discussion. Make your own cup of coffee and enjoy the lively conversation. Free. RSVP.

Thurs., Feb 18, 12:30 pm: Lunch “In” from Ching’s Table. Happy Chinese New Year! Celebrate by enjoying a delicious 2-course Pan-Asian meal from one of our favorite local restaurants. Fortune Cookie included!

  • Appetizer: Thai Spring Roll, Vietnamese Shrimp Summer Roll or Pork Dumplings
  • Entree: Basil Beef, Pad Thai with Shrimp or Wok Glazed Ginger Chicken
$15 per person.
Advance reservation and payment required
by Fri., Feb. 12 at noon.
Wed., Feb. 24, 6 pm-ish: Dinner “In” from 123 Restaurant. Chef Jeff will prepare a special menu featuring some of our members’ favorite dishes. A mixed green salad will be followed by:

Choice of Entree:
Roasted Salmon with Spinach and Corncake
Sauteed Chicken with Lemon and Capers
Penne alla Vodka
Eggplant Florentine  
Choice of Dessert:
Tiramisu or Chocolate Mousse Cake
$30 per person
Advance reservation and payment required
by Fri., Feb. 19 at noon.

In the Community
The New Canaan Historical Society offers a virtual presentation: “The History of Mid-Century Modern Architecture in New Canaan” followed by a preview of a film written, directed and produced by Devon Chivvis, which showcases Three Iconic New Canaan Houses. Don’t miss Staying Put Board Member Lyn Chivvis’ beautiful home on Wydendown Road! Tickets are $50 for the Presentation and Film. A $150 ticket also includes appetizers and signature cocktails from South End. For more information, follow the link below or call the Historical Society at 203-966-1776.
The Town Players of New Canaan presents a recreation of the recording of a 1940s-style Radio Show. The actors will perform on stage in period costume. Follow the link below to the Town Players website where a link to the show will be available on Fri., Feb. 12.
IRS-certified volunteers from VirtualVITA will guide residents through the process of filing 2020 tax returns. This year it is offered from the safety of your home. For more information, follow the link below or call the Library at 203-594-5000
Please call on us anytime at 966-7762
- Barb, Nic & Kim
PO Box 484
New Canaan CT 06840