Jumping into June 2021
Dust Off Your Lei and Hula Skirt - It's Luau Time!
Call Staying Put at 203-966-7762 to sign up for our June events.
Mon., May 31, 9:15 am: New Canaan Memorial Day Parade. Meet in the St. Mark’s Church parking lot to march with your Staying Put friends or join in
along the way. Weather permitting. RSVP.
Wed., June 2, 4:00 pm: Hanford - Silliman House Tour and Reception. This 18th century gem, built by weaver Stephen Hanford, showcases spinning wheels and a rare traveling loom. The Tour will be followed by a wine and cheese reception on the porch. Rain date - Thurs., June 3, 4 pm. Free. RSVP by June 1.
Mon., June 7, 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. 
Wed., June 9, 3:00 pm: Potted Plants for Patios at Donna Simone’s.  Pot your own and bring it home. Plants and containers generously donated by Donna. Green thumbs optional. Light refreshments. Rain date - Thurs., June 10, 3:00 pm. RSVP by Mon., June 7.
Mon., June 14, 12:00 pm: Hot Diggity Dog. Bring your well behaved dog to our Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show event. Hot dogs and all the fixins' for lunch. We'll be meeting on the Staying Put Patio, 58 Pine Street. Rain date - Tues., June 15, 12:00 pm. Free. RSVP by Fri., June 11. 
Tues., June 15, 6:00 pm:
Dining Out at Restaurant 123. We'll have dinner together on the patio of our favorite restaurant. Come and enjoy a delicious meal and the company of your Staying Put friends. Rain date - Wed., June 16, 6:00 pm. You pay your tab. RSVP by Fri., June 11.
Thurs., June 17, 10:00 am: Father's Day Coffee. Join us as we honor and celebrate Fathers on the Staying Put Patio, 58 Pine Street. All men are welcome whether a Father or not! It will be a morning of good fellowship, coffee and treats. Rain date - Fri., June 18, 10:00 am. Free. RSVP. by Tues., June 15.
Mon., June 21, 10:00 am: Ladies' Patio Coffee. Join us as we gather outside on the Staying Put Patio, 58 Pine Street. We'll have coffee, snacks, and a fun time seeing one another in person. Rain date - Tues., June 22, 10:00 am. Free. RSVP by Fri., June 18.
Luau at Lila's is Back
Thursday, June 24, 5:00 - 7:30
*This event is for Members only.
Watch for your invitation in the mail!
Tues., June 29, 11:45 am: Apple Cart Lunch Out. Meet your Staying Put friends at Mead Park's Apple Cart kiosk for a lunch "out". Fun conversation in a casual setting. You pay your tab. Rain date - Wed., June 30, 11:45 am. Free. RSVP by Thurs., June 24.
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.
Tip From Nic
Take advantage of senior discounts in New Canaan!
 Why pay full price?

Elm Street Books 10% Wednesday
Mattress Firm 15% discount (Some exclusions) 
The Toy Chest 10% every day
Walgreen's           20% first Tuesday of month, no meds
Weed and Duryea      5% every day

Walter Stewart's         5% Wednesday   
ACME                 5% Tuesday
Shop Rite Norwalk      5% Tuesday
Palmer's Darien          10% Wednesday

La Pescaderia 15% every day
Le Pain Quotidien 10% every day (65 and over)
New Canaan Diner 15% Tuesdays

New Canaan Laundromat 15% every day, comforters/blankets
The Glass House $20 pass
June Birthdays

June 3: Jane Vanderzee, John Erdmann
June 9: Tom Towers
June 11: Mary McCann
June 12: Gayle Findlay, Janecke Madsen
June 13: Ruth Kelley
June 14: Bill Johnston
June 15: Mimi Findlay, Joan Gray
June 18: Lee Barnes
June 20: Miriam Thune
June 25: Sandy Nissley
June 27: Carol Hollyday
Just for Fun
Our Staff Recommends

Braiding Sweetgrass
Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and The Teaching of Plants
By Robin Wall Kimmerer

With deep compassion and graceful prose, botanist and professor of plant ecology, Kimmerer encourages readers to consider the ways that our lives and language weave through the natural world. A mesmerizing storyteller, she shares legends from her Potawatomi ancestors to illustrate the culture of gratitude in which we all should live.
Harry's Hurricane Punch

8 oz. Mount Gay Rum
4 oz. Pineapple Juice
4 oz. Orange Juice
2 oz. Lime Juice
1 Tbs. Grenadine
2 oz. Water or Club Soda
Orange Slice and Cherry

In a large pitcher, stir all ingredients together. Refridgerate until cold. Pour mixture over ice. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry. Makes 8 cocktails.
Happenings in the Community 
New Canaan Food Pantry
Drop off donations at St. Mark's Church lower level on Mondays from 8:30-10:30 am

Items needed:
Ground Coffee
Apple Juice
Boxed Cereals
Canned Fruit, Vegetables, Chicken, and Tuna
Peanut butter/Jelly
The Food Pantry is low on several items. Please consider making a donation today!
New Canaan Thrift Shop
 Grand Summer Tag Sale
Saturday, June 12, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rain Date Sunday, June 13

Locust Ave Parking Lot adjacent to the New Canaan Thrift Shop.
Please call on us anytime at 966-7762
- Barb, Kim, and Nic
PO Box 484
New Canaan CT 06840