Lapham Center Holidays
Thanksgiving, November 24 and 25
Closed December 26 and January 2
(no classes Dec. 22 – Jan. 2, building open)
January 16 — MLK Birthday
February 20 — President’s Day
If New Canaan schools close for weather, we will close.
If they delay, call Lapham after 8 a.m. or check our
website to find out what classes will be held. Other
than weather, we do not follow the NCPS calendar.
Winter at Lapham Center
The Winter 2016-17 Newsletter is now posted here on our website and is available for pick up at the Center. Send us your email address if you want to get information on classes not in the newsletter or know about class updates.
Registration is going on now and will continue until classes are filled. For most classes you can register online or call us with a credit card. Please register for all activities, even those that are free.
Check out the upcoming activities below and give us a call at 203-594-3620 if you want to attend.
NOTE: There is an error in the price of the German Opera class; it should be $30, not $60.
AARP Driving Class, Tuesday, December 6 from 8:45 to 1 p.m., $15/$20 Read more
Instructor, Roger Colson, will lead this class which will give students valuable driving trips and a state-mandated reduction on car insurance of at least 5% for two years. This is a video and discussion class; there is no driving.
We need a check payable to AARP for $15 (AARP members) or $20 (non-members) as well as your AARP membership number, if applicable, and your date of birth.
Lapham Center Holiday Fair, December 6-8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Read more
Lapham Center’s annual Holiday Fair has raised thousands of dollars for the New Canaan Food Pantry, Getabout, Library and VFW. It is a wonderful place to buy handmade baby gifts, Christmas decorations, hand-knit hats, mittens, sweaters and more.
Donations of hand-made items are also welcome.
File of Life, Wednesday, December 7, 2-4 p.m., FreeRead more
File of Life is a voluntary program designed to help local first responders to quickly obtain medical history, support needs and contact information in an emergency. Sandra Graf, VP at People’s United Bank on Main Street, will join First Selectman Rob Mallozzi and members of the Ambulance Corps, NCPD and NCFD in an effort to spread the word and get all interested New Canaanites into the program. There will be a brief explanation and then the actual File of Life cards and magnetic envelopes will be distributed. Stop by to hear about the program and pick up your free kit.
Last Call for Medicare Part D Counseling, FreeRead more
The Medicare Part D annual Open Enrollment period which ends December 7 is the only time Medicare prescription drug plans can be changed. Our trained volunteer Medicare counselors will compare your current drug plan to the one your drug company will give you in 2017 and help you change plans if a change is indicated and wanted. People who are on new or expensive medications are particularly encouraged to make an appointment.
Call 203-594-3620 now to schedule a free one-hour meeting.
Exchange Club Christmas Lunch, Wednesday, December 14, 11:30 a.m. at Waveny HouseRead more
All New Canaan seniors are invited to this festive lunch which will be cooked by local caterer, Susan Goodman, and served by volunteers from St. Mark’s Church. Members of the Exchange Club host the lunch which includes a visit from Santa and goodie bags. After lunch talented choral groups from St. Luke’s School sing a variety of holiday songs under the direction of Dale Griffa.
There is no fee but reservations are necessary by Friday, December 9.
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