Monthly Events 
Dear Staying Put Members and Friends:                                                                     January  2020
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 .
Barb, Cathy, Laura and Nicola       

Staying Put's Annual Birthday Party!!!
Sunday, January 12th, 2 - 4 pm
Morrill Hall at St. Mark's Church
Entertainment by Pianist Jody Davis and
Tenor Tony Abate
Snow date: Sunday, January 19th
Rides available. RSVP by Jan.10. Free.
  Thurs., Jan. 9, 12 pm:   Lunch at Grace Farms . Come experience the bucolic view of this  80-acre preserve while enjoying fresh food at The Commons in the River Building. RSVP.
Tues., Jan. 14, 9:30 am: Men's Coffee at Staying Put. Come for great conversation and laughter. RSVP. Free.

Wed., Jan. 15, 12 pm, Snow date: Jan. 22: Lunch and Learn at Lapham: What is a Drum Circle? Drumming is for everyone - come learn!Group Drumming relieves stress, focuses the mind, and is just fun! Studies show that group drumming improves mood, stimulates the immune system and increases brain activity. Free. RSVP.

Tues., Jan. 21, 12 pm:  Lunch at Ching's Table. Let's celebrate the Chinese  New Year during lunch at this iconic New Canaan eatery. $20 per person.  Advance reservation and payment required by Jan. 17th.
Happy New Year!
Be blest with good health, and peace, and
sweet content.
Tues., Jan 28, 11 am: Hat Madness. Join us for a guided tour of this Exhibit,  which explores the history of hats, hat design and hat-making with over 65 hats from its extensive clothing and textile collection. The New Canaan Historical Society and Museum.  Free. RSVP.
Wed., Jan. 29, 12 pm: Lunch and Learn at Lapham: Government Services in New Canaan with Sally Campbell. Did you know you will need to have a Verified ID by October 2020 to fly domestically? Find out what you should know about this and other programs and services such as Tax Assistance, the2020 Census, New to Medicare counseling, TSA Pre-Check, Global Entry, and more. Free. RSVP.

In the  Community:                                                                                
Wed., Jan. 8, 9:30 am - 11:00 am: The Art of Floral Design. New Canaan Beautification League presents a special program on floral design presented by Karen Legan of Lemon Dahlia. New Canaan Nature Center, 144 Oenoke Ridge. Free. RSVP. 203-966-9577.
Thurs., Jan. 16, 11:00 - 3:00 pm: Marathon Mahjongg at Lapham. Play Mahjongg 'til you drop! We will play from 11 am - 1 pm, break for lunch and then continue to play until 3 pm. Enjoy wraps, salads and drinks. All levels are welcome. Meet other Mahjongg players, win prizes and have fun! $10 (cash) Limit: 32. Register by Monday, January 13 at 203-594-3620.
Sun., Jan. 26, 2:00 - 3:00 pm: The New Blue of Yale at New Canaan Library. A performance by THE NEW BLUE women's a cappella group, which was founded in 1969, the same year that Yale University first admitted undergraduate women. Lamb Room, Call (203) 594-5003 to register.

  Staying Put in New Canaan
   member Florence Mirti was so happy to have her
Christmas packages wrapped by our wonderful Peg Bull!

Congratulations to Sue Scannell
who won the 
2019 Volunteer Recognition Award!!

Sue Scannell and her granddaughters