Dear Staying Put Members and Friends,
Daylight Savings Time ends
Sunday, November 1st!
Turn your clocks back one hour when you go to bed Saturday night.

Also, remember to change the batteries in your smoke alarms. Call the Fire Department’s non-emergency number at 594-3140 for help, if needed. 
Mon., Nov. 2, 1 pm: Zoom Lunch and Learn with Lapham: “The Art Lover’s Guide to New York with the Zuckermans.” If you’ve always wanted to be an artist, or just love art, you will enjoy this presentation about the many artists who chose to exhibit their art in New York City throughout the 20th century. Participants will have a Lunch delivered to their homes. Free. RSVP by Fri., Oct. 30. 
Tuesday, November 3rd: Election Day
GetAbout is offering rides to the polls.
Please call them directly at 203-972-7433 to reserve a ride.
Staying Put will offer rides if GetAbout is unable to drive you.

  • Registered to vote
  • Find a polling station
  • Check status of your Absentee Ballot
If you are voting via Absentee Ballot, Staying Put is happy to mail your ballot for you at the Post Office, or you can drop it off in the voting box outside the new entrance to Town Hall. Remember to sign and date the Inner Envelope in which you place your ballot. Your vote will not be counted without your signature.

Sun., Nov. 8, 1 - 3 pm: Young Men with Muscle from New Canaan’s Service League of Boys (SLOBS) will move your porch furniture and heavy plants inside for the winter. Call Staying Put by Fri., Nov. 6 to add your name to the list.

Tues., Nov. 10, 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.
$50 Per Guest
Please RSVP by November 6th
Thurs., Nov. 12, 10 am: Ladies’ Coffee at Staying Put. Button up your overcoat and join us for this outside gathering of the Ladies. You provide the conversation while we provide the coffee and treats. Two outdoor heat lamps will help chase away the late autumn chill. Raindate: Fri., Nov. 13. Free. RSVP.  
Friday, November 13th at 2 pm

Come One, Come All!
Staying Put’s Zoom Annual Meeting
Staying Put Board President Carol Blauvelt
will host this year’s VIRTUAL Annual Meeting.

Tune in for an update on how Staying Put has pivoted to meet members’ needs during the COVID crisis and hear Guest Speaker Bethany Zaro from Human Services share information on the resources available in our town for seniors in the months ahead.

Call the Office at 966-7762 if you would like to join in.

Wed., Nov. 18, 12 pm: Dial-in Meditation Lunch. Get into “the zone” and enjoy a peaceful retreat by phoning in to this program hosted by the New Canaan Library and the Community Mindfulness Project. Get comfortable, dial 857-799-9498, and join the presentation, which includes a 20-minute guided meditation. Participants will have a Lunch delivered to their homes before the session. Free. RSVP by Mon., Nov. 16.

Mon., Nov. 23, 10 am: Men’s Coffee at Staying Put. Join in, me hearties, outside for a socially-distanced Coffee. Java and treats will be provided and two heat lamps will be on hand to chase away the November chill. Raindate: Tues., Nov. 24. Free. RSVP.
Wed., Nov. 4, 9:30 am: Creating Decorative Winter Porch Pots with Jen Cipriano of Copia Home & Garden. Free Zoom Webinar. To register, go to

Staying Healthy during a Pandemic: Should you or someone you know have a question about behavioral health resources, go to

“Navigating Today’s Normal: The Connected Mind & Body.” A community-sponsored series of six programs designed to help you mentally and physically cope with the challenges we face during COVID. Airs on NCTV ch. 79 and online at Subjects change every two weeks but are always available online.  
Staying Put’s Office will be closed for Thanksgiving beginning Wednesday, Nov. 25th. 
We will reopen on Monday, November 30th.
Please call on us anytime at 966-7762
- Barb & Nic
PO Box 484
New Canaan CT 06840