Join Us In July
Summertime in New Canaan!

Call Staying Put at 203-966-7762 to sign up for our July events.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 484, New Canaan, CT 06840
The Staying Put office will be closed on Thursday, July 1, and Friday,
July 2, for Independence Day Celebrations.
Mon., July 5, 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. 
Tues., July 6, Noon: Lunch at Mead Park. Grab lunch from the Apple Cart and join your friends for fun conversation in a casual setting. Rain date - Wed., July 7, Noon. You pay your tab. RSVP by Mon., July 5.
Wed., July 14, 10:00 am: Ladies' Patio Coffee.  Join us as we gather outside on the Staying Put Patio, 58 Pine St. We'll have coffee, snacks, and a fun time catching up with one another. Rain date Thurs., July 15, 10:00 am. Free. RSVP by Mon., July 12.
Sat., July 17: New Canaan Sidewalk Sale. Elm Street will be a pedestrian friendly shopping zone. Enjoy browsing shops, restaurants, local merchant and non-profit tents. Don't forget to stop by the Staying Put outside Starbucks.
Tues., July 20, 10:00 am: Men's Patio Coffee. Always an interesting conversation filled with lots of laughter. Hope we see you there! Rain date - Wed., July 21, 10:00. Free. RSVP by Mon., July 19.
Wed., July 21, 5:30 pm:
Burgers and Brats at Barb's. Join us for a relaxing BBQ at Barb's home (855 Weed St.) If you like, bring along your favorite summer side dish or dessert. Rain date - Thurs., July 22, 5:30 pm. Free. RSVP by Mon., July 19.
Tues., July 27, 12 Noon: Lunch at the Sterling Farms Golf Course Clubhouse in Stamford. Enjoy delicious club fare and delightful conversation overlooking the beautiful golf course, 1349 Newfield Avenue. Make your menu choice when you RSVP. $30. Mail check to Staying Put or call us with your credit card number. RSVP by Tues., July 20.
Please Note
Don't let transportation keep you from attending one of our events. Just give us a call at 203-966-7762 and we'll arrange for a driver to pick you up and get you back home. We look forward to having you with us!
July Birthdays
July 1: Pat Stewart
July 2: Joan Rafferty
July 4: Bev Buonaiuto, Dorothy Pierpont
July 6: Art Fitilis
July 8: Margo Sisson
July 9: Pat Billhardt
July 10: Bill Knobloch, Peg Bull
July 11: Betty Hodgman
July 14: Dick Sandberg
July 18: Anne Ward
July 21: Chris Snyder
July 23: Diann Holland
July 26: Judith Kamerschen
July 27: Judy MacEwan
July 31: Lyn Chivvis, Marion Hazlehurst
Summertime Fun
Cathie Seton's Baked Beans

1 lb. ground beef
1 lb. bacon
1 onion, chopped
2 tbs. brown sugar
2 tbs. molasses
1/2 cup ketchup
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
2 cans pork and beans
2 cans kidney beans
2 cans butter beans


In a skillet, brown ground beef, bacon, and onion. Add brown sugar, molasses, ketchup, and dry mustard. When thoroughly blended, transfer mixture to a bean pot or casserole dish and add beans (undrained). Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.
Anne Stein's Iced Tea


8 Lipton tea bags
1/2 gal. water, boiling
2 cans lemonade, frozen
Handful mint

In a 1 gallon pitcher, add the tea bags, mint and boiling water. Let steep until cool. Remove tea bags and mint. Add the frozen lemonade. Mix well and enjoy!
Grab a Pina Colada on National Pina Colada Day
Saturday, July 10

Spoil yourself with your favorite ice cream treat on National Ice Cream Day
Sunday, July 18

Don't you just love July!
Happenings in the Community 
Sat., July 3, 5:00 pm: Enjoy New Canaan July 4th Celebration. Sale of passes is restricted to New Canaan residents and their guests only.  Go to the town website to find in-person purchase locations. Price is $35 per car or walk-in family.
Summer Outdoor Waveny Concerts
7:30 - 9:30 on Wednesdays.
Rain date is following Thursday.

July 7 Mind the Gap - 80's Today
July 14 Otis and the Hurricanes
July 21 Doug Allen - Acoustic Pop
July 28 The Royal Kings - Doo Wop
Lapham Center Nurse is Back
In-Person Blood Pressure Clinics with
Bethany Zaro, Director of Human Services

Every other Monday, July 5 and July 19
Medicare Counseling
Free In-Person guidance for enrolling in Medicare

Lapham Center, July 6 and July 28
Call 203-594-3620 for appointment
Please call on us anytime at 966-7762
- Barb, Kim, and Nic
PO Box 484
New Canaan CT 06840