Staying Put Lunch & Learns
These Lunch-and-Learn programs are co-sponsored with Staying Put in New Canaan
Please reserve at 203-594-3620.
Staying Put Safely in Your Home
Tuesday, September 12, noon, Free
Nicola Holzberger, R.N., Director of Member Services at Staying Put, will give you tips on easy changes you can make in your home so you can safely stay put.
For Your Eyes Only
Thursday, September 28, noon, Free
Dr. Maria Pribis of Stamford, Ophthalmology will discuss age-related eye issues.
Sentimental Journey: The Best-Loved Hits of The ’40s
Wednesday, October 4, 1:30 p.m. (Lunch at 1:00 p.m.), Free
Remember Artie Shaw, Andrews Sisters, Pied Pipers, the Dorsey brothers, Peggy Lee, Jo Stafford, Frank and
Gary Theroux, an Emmy-nominated radio personality, author, actor, educator, producer, scriptwriter and musicologist, will play and discuss the landmark hits of the 1940s. You’ll hear the sounds that defined an era, the stories behind the songs and musicians who made them great. You’ll find the presentation funny, moving, ear-opening and insightful.
Please reserve by October 2nd at 203-594-3620.
Animal Behavior with Les de Villiers
Wednesday, October 18, 1:30 p.m. (Lunch at 1 p.m.), Free
After years of safaris and with the help of numerous stills and videos of wildlife recorded by him, Les de Villiers takes a look at natural animal behavior in the wild, parks, circuses and zoos. He asks the question: Are WE smart enough to know how smart animals are? You will be fascinated and surprised at what he found by following lions, leopards, elephants, hyenas and numerous other creatures in Africa’s safari country.
Dr. de Villiers is the author of several books on economics, politics, conservation and travel including The South African Travel Guide and Safari Guide. For several years he has been arranging customized safaris for clients in the U.S. together with a team of carefully selected associates in Africa.
Please reserve by Monday, October 16 at 203-594-3620.
Alexa, Echo and other Smart Speakers
Thursday, November 2, noon, Free
Need help remembering to take your meds? Add to your shopping list as you are walking around your house? Check on the weather before going out? Aggie Aspinwall will tell you how Smart speakers can help you do and remember many things. You might just want to put one on your holiday gift wish list.