There are many opportunities to celebrate the holidays at Lapham Center during the first week of December. Reservations, which can be made at 203-594-3620,
are requested for all activities.
Work off Thanksgiving dinner on December 2, at 1:30 p.m., Matt Bacon, Fitness Advisor at Fit Adventures in New Canaan,
will offer a free demo of his new Lapham Center class that will focus on upper, lower and abdominal muscles strength while emphasizing posture and balance. "It will integrate elements of sports conditioning, yoga and Pilates in a dynamic program which will also be safe and scalable to almost any fitness level."
Pizza and Christmas Bingo
will be held on Wednesday, December 4 for Senior Center participants. Bingo will feature a surprise caller and holiday-themed prizes.
Reservations are necessary by Monday, December 2.
Lapham Center's annual Crafts Fair
to benefit local charities will be held on December 3 to 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be holiday decorations, baby items, hand-knit hats, scarves and sweaters, American Girl doll clothes and more, all made by Lapham craft groups and participants. Previous Holiday Fairs have raised thousands of dollars for the New Canaan Food Pantry, VFW, Getabout and Library.
A Holiday Tea Tasting,
featuring Deidre Lane from Betty's Teas on Main Street, will be held Thursday, December 5 at 10 a.m. She will hold a tasting of special teas for the holiday, such as Candy Cane, Nutcracker and Cranberry Orange, while also explaining the helpful benefits of all teas. Betty's Teas carries over 35 kinds of teas.
The annual Senior Center Christmas Party
sponsored by the Exchange Club is another wonderful way to celebrate with friends and good food. This year the party is on Wednesday, December 11 at 11:30 a.m. at Waveny House. A festive lunch will be served at noon on tables decorated with placemats made by East School first graders. Caterer Susan Goodman will cook the meal assisted by volunteers from St. Mark's Church. After lunch there will be music and caroling with singing groups from St. Luke's School.
Open enrollment for Medicare Part D
ends December 7. Call now if you would like free Medicare counseling to check out your Part D Prescription Drug Plan.
Registration for winter classes and other activities at Lapham Center is going on now and will continue until all programs are filled. Stop by for a winter newsletter or check it online at laphamcenter.org