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Senior Center of New Canaan, Inc.
Waveny Park       
New Canaan, CT       
Tel: 203-594-3620       
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   Register Online or by Phone!   

      You can register for Town classes with a credit card or check in person or over the phone, or by credit card on our website.
      Senior Center and AARP programs can only be paid for with a check or cash.
      You can register for free programs in person or over the phone. We appreciate registrations as they enable us to set up enough chairs and prepare handouts ahead of time.

      Welcome to Lapham Center      
     All adult New Canaan residents (not just seniors!) are welcome to participate in classes and programs at Lapham. There is no membership fee or requirement beyond town residency and the ability to participate.
     For most classes, you can register online or call us with a credit card. Registration starts now and continues until all classes are filled.
      Taking a class is one of the easiest ways to meet new people who share your interests, so spend a few minutes checking out all our activities.

            Coming Up at Lapham Center                

Below are some of the upcoming activities at Lapham Center as well as a brand new Beginning Bridge class. Please email us back if you would like to attend any of them.

Ask the Banker, Tuesday, April 14, 11 a.m., Free
David Van Buskirk, who was at New Canaan Bank & Trust for most of his career, will discuss banking safety: debit cards, credit cards, online banking and shopping, FDIC, borrowing and more. Mr. Van Buskirk will also take questions from the audience.
Please note that the time of this program has been moved from 10:30 to 11 a.m.

The Art of Daycations, Thursday, April 23, 1 p.m., Free
Join Nina Lesiga, Travel Coach and Speaker who specializes in solo traveling, to find out how to identify places to visit that will be fun, interesting and done in a day. Nina says "a daycation is a day to get away from it all without the need to spend the night . . . it's an adventure that will help you refuel." She will bring some of her ideas for daycations near New Canaan and show you how to get ideas and design an amazing day away.

Beginning Bridge, 8 Wednesdays, May 6-June 24, 8:45 to 10:45 a.m., $80
Bridge is a great social game that can be played on many levels, each of them a good mental workout. Mary Watson, who has taught bridge to college students and assisted in teaching duplicate bridge, will introduce you to the fun of bridge as it is played now. This is a class for beginners and those who haven't played in many years. Space is limited to 12.

New York Botanical Gardens, Tuesday, June 9, 8:45 a.m., $70
See the NYBG's major exhibit for 2015, Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life. You will tour the "a stunning flower show re-imagining Kahlo's studio and garden at the Casa Azul in Mexico City." The exhibit will include a re-creation of a Mexican street market.
After the tour you will have three hours for lunch on your own (the Garden Cafe and Pine Tree Cafe are on the premises). You can also walk around the gardens or visit the Gift Shop. The fee includes round-trip coach, tour, lunch and driver's tip. Make a reservation with a check payable to Senior Center. Please do not wait to sign up as we have to make a deposit shortly.