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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      
     Get out your calendar and start reading because we're back with more activities and classes than ever!
     For most classes, you can register online or call us with a credit card. You can also mail the registration form in the paper newsletter. Registration starts now and will continue until classes are filled.
     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.
      Spend a few minutes checking out our summer activities. We hope you will find new interests and new friends at Lapham!

            Coming Up at Lapham Center                
     Traveling Solo and Travel Safety 101 will be held at Lapham Center on Wednesday, October 1 at 1:30 p.m. Nina Lesiga, travel writer, coach and motivational speaker, will lead this program along with Eva Greenwald, professional travel advisor with an award-winning travel agency, Eva's Best Travel and Cruises of Westport.
     These two women, who have traveled extensively, know that exploring the world and meeting new people is exciting, and that traveling solo has the added benefit of making a trip uniquely "yours." They will share experiences, demonstrate useful travel tools and talk about the most common travel concerns. They will discuss dining out alone, starting up conversations, packing, shopping, photography, staying connected with those back home and travel security. Attendees will learn travel skills and resources to use when planning a solo trip as well as get inspiration for making that trip.
     There is no fee and this talk is open to the public. Registration is requested for this and all other programs at 203-594-3620.

     The program Planning for the Future with Elder Law Attorney Sam Starks has been rescheduled to Wednesday, October 1 at 10:30 a.m. Attorney Starks, who has over 25 years' experience in the practice of elder law and estate planning, will talk about wills, estates, public benefits, power of attorney, and medical powers of attorney.

     There is still space in Bidding Beyond the Basics which will be held on eight Wednesdays beginning October 1 from 10 to noon. Bridge instructor Judie Jacobson, will cover weak and strong opening bids and use pre-dealt hands to reinforce the concepts discussed in class. Registration is necessary by tomorrow.

     A new activity, Stroller Pump, will be held on Monday and Wednesday mornings starting in October. It is designed to be fun fitness for new moms, expectant mothers, and seasoned parents. This hour-long class, which will be held in Waveny Park, will combine aerobic fitness and strength training with exercises that are specifically designed for a mother's body. More information is available at

     More information on these and many other activities is available online at lapham or by stopping by for a newsletter.