Monthly Events 

Dear Staying Put Members and Friends:                January  2019                                    
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, Kathy and Nicola
Save the Date!
Staying Put's Annual Birthday Party
Sunday, January 6th, 2 - 4 pm
Morrill Hall at St. Mark's Church
Entertainment by
Pianist Jody Davis and
Tenor Tony Abate
Snow date: Sunday, January 13th
Rides available. RSVP.
Tues., Jan. 8, 9:30 am: Men's Coffee at Staying Put's Office. Great coffee and interesting conversation. RSVP.
Wed., Jan. 9, 12:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Lapham. A Trip to Austria and Italy with the Fergusons. It's the next best thing to traveling there. Karen and Tom will share photos on the big screen and stories from their recent trip. Join us for fun and Italien fare. Free. RSVP.
Thurs., Jan. 10, 3:00 - 5:00 pm: A Post Holiday Reception featuring the handiwork of Joan Keever. Continue the holiday festivities enjoying savories and sweets while viewing Joan's incredible needlepoints at Kile Keever's home. Rides available. Free. RSVP.
Tues. Jan. 15, 12 pm:   Lunch at Spiga Ristorante , 136 Main Street, New Canaan.   Lunch includes: salad, entrĂ©e and dessert with coffee or tea. $30 per person. Advance payment required. RSVP.
Thurs., Jan. 17, 12:00 pm: Lunch and Fun at Lapham: A New Year, A New You. Susan O. Singer a personal stylist and image consultant for Closet Curator, Lyn Chivvis of Lyn's Massage and a local make-up artist will be one hand with tips for older women to look and feel their best. A healthy salad will be served for lunch. Free. RSVP.
Wed., Jan. 23, 12:30 pm: Lunch and a Movie at Lapham. Bag It is
an enlightening, funny and touching documentary provided by Planet New Canaan, about saving the planet from plastics. Free. RSVP.
Wed., Jan. 30, 2 pm: Winter Tea and Treats at Donna's. Come in from the cold and enjoy a cozy tea with friends and a special musical performance by  Chuck Wright. Carpool from Staying Put. Free. RSVP.
Thurs., Jan. 31, 12 pm: Lunch and Learn at Lapham: Streaming TV with the Gadget Girls - Aggie Aspinwall and Marylou Wilkinson. Roku? Apple TV? Google Chrome? Learn from the gadget girls how to set up and stream services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu without cable. Free. RSVP.
Is being more physically active part of your New Year's resolution? If so, check out the National Institute on Aging's program called "Go4Life" designed to encourage older adults to get more exercise. The website ( offers practical advice on how to stick to your exercise plan, exercising without spending money, and activities for all seasons. For those without access to computers, Nic has printed material from the program available in the office for anyone who wants it.

In the Community:
Fri., Jan. 11, 5 - 7 pm: New Canaan Historical Society Opening Reception: A New Deal for the Arts: The Federal Art Project Era. The exhibit includes work by Justin Gruelle, George Avison, Clifton Meek and others.
Sat., Jan. 12, 4 - 6 pm: 39th Annual Juried Photography Show Opening Reception at the Carriage Barn Arts Center. The exhibit features 100 photographs by regional photographers.
  To learn more about any event, visit our website here !
Mitten Tree Trimming
          Judy's Frog Tree Party