Lapham Center Holidays
February 20 — President’s Day
Good Friday, April 14
Memorial Day, May 29
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.
Welcome to Lapham Center
This Spring Newsletter is posted here 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 when the newsletter is posted online.
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, including free ones.
All adult New Canaan residents (not just seniors!) are welcome to take classes and participate in other activities at Lapham. There is no membership fee or requirement beyond town residency and the ability to participate.
Check out the upcoming activities below and give us a call at 203-594-3620 if you want to attend.
Hands Only CPR with NC Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Thursday, April 27, noon, FreeRead more
Learn the Hands Only CPR method which could held you save the life of a heart attack victim. You will also get defibrillator training. This will be a well-spent hour as Hands Only CPR can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival. Register by calling 203-594-3620.
Podcasts, May 2, 2 p.m., FreeRead more
Podcasts are free audio programs distributed over the Internet covering almost any topic you can imagine: cars, comedy, gardening, crime, politics, music, retirement, music, TV, finances and many more. You can download them and listen when you like, essentially creating a radio station focused on topics that interest you. Laura Miller and Tina Kennedy from the New Canaan Library will help you find and download podcasts.
Feathers with Phil, Wednesday, May 3, 12-1:30 p.m., Lunch included, FreeRead more
Bird lovers will enjoy this fun, informative discussion about birds with fellow bird watcher Phil Ives. After the program you are welcome to take a walk outside with Phil as our guide and try to spot some Waveny bird residents. Presented by Staying Put in New Canaan; please RSVP to 203-594-3620.
Cholesterol Screening at Lapham, Monday, May 8 by appointment, $30Read more
Nurses from Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County will do a simple finger stick with results obtained in seven minutes. They will then discuss your tests including a complete lipid panel (HDL, LDL, total cholesterol and triglycerides), glucose, blood pressure, BMI and health counseling. It is ideal but not necessary to fast 12 hours prior to the test (please do drink water, black coffee or tea in the morning).
Call 203-594-3620 to schedule an appointment; payment is by cash or check.
Downsizing Your Home, Tuesday, May 16, 10 a.m., FreeRead more
54% of the people who move in 2017 will be going to a smaller home. It is said that we spend the first half of our lives accumulating things and the second half getting rid of them. We will discuss how to tackle whole house organizing when we need to look at everything we own. There is a manageable method to complete this process one step at a time. This workshop will help you be ready for the moving truck or ready to enjoy a less cluttered home.
Susan Lovallo is a CPA, Certified Professional Organizer, and the owner of Clutter Solutions, LLC, a local company that focuses on organizing home, offices, time and finances for individuals, families and businesses.
Last call for Oheka Castle trip on Tuesday, June 6, $110; call 203-594-3620 to reserve a spaceRead more
You will tour the second largest private home in the US, located in beautiful Cold Spring Harbor, LI, and its spectacular gardens while hearing the stories of the royalty, heads of state and Hollywood stars who stayed and partied there. Lunch will be in the dining room after the tour.