Published 3:47 pm, Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Classes and other programs are in full swing at Lapham Community Center and registration will continue until all classes are filled.
Registration is suggested for all activities and anyone wanting more information about any programs can call Lyn or Nancy at 203-594-3620.
Tomorrow's Free Friday Film at 1 p.m. is The Burning Plain starring Kim Basinger and Charlize Theron. This crime drama looks at the connections between past and present. Wednesday's film at 1 p.m., Harry and Tonto, stars Art Carney as a retired New Yorker who goes on a cross country trip with his beloved cat.
Monday morning's cooking class features the food of Lionel Arnal, chef of Bon Appetit Café in Wilton. He will demonstate Gazpacho, veal Normandy and strawberry melba. As always, ample tastings will be available in class. At press time there were three seats available.
People turning 65 this year should attend the Welcome to Medicare seminar at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Counselors will discuss enrollment procedures and timing, Parts A and B, covered services, Medigap, Part D drug coverage and more. There is no fee.
A five part Great Artists series begins at 1 p.m. on Tuesday. This free program, shown on a big screen, features art historian Tim Marlow who will discuss works of the Old Masters as displayed in museums, churches and palaces throughout Europe and the United States.
Dr. Carol Brafman, a psychiatrist who has worked with couples, individuals and families for 30 years, will present a seminar titled "Mothers and Daughters" at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday. "If you have ever heard your mother's words coming out of your mouth, this workshop is for you," she said. Brafman will discuss patterns of relationships with mothers and children in this free workshop.
At 1:30 on Wednesday, regional expert in green and sustainable development, Mark Robbins, will discuss "How Green Things Work." He will present a sampling of the most current and exciting sustainable technologies for homes and buildings as well as landscape design and architecture. Sustainable site planning, gardening and land management practices that reduce environmental impact while enhancing habitat values will be explored. Reservations are necessary.
Lapham Center calendar for Sept. 24 to 30:
Friday, Sept. 24: NIA Cardio 8:30 a.m.; Aerobitone 9:45 a.m.; Watercolor 10 a.m.; Chair Aerobics 11 a.m.; Movie: "The Burning Plain" (6.8) 1 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 27: NIA Cardio Dance 8:30; Spanish for Travelers 9 a.m.; You Can!; Inter. Anusara Yoga 9:45 a.m.; Bon Appetit Café Cooking Class, Acrylic Painting 10 a.m.; Spanish 3 10:15 a.m.; Pilates 11:15 a.m.; Balance Awareness 12:15; Let's Dance 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 28: Yoga 8:30 a.m.; Duplicate Bridge, Conversational Italian 9:30 a.m.; Pilates 9:55; French Conversation, Welcome to Medicare 10 a.m.; Chair Aerobics 11 a.m.; Lunch noon; Cardio Strength 12:05; Drawing, Great Artists 1 p.m.; Meditation, Beginning Tai Chi 1:30 p.m.; Intermediate Tai Chi 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 29: Anusara Yoga, 9 a.m.; Social Bridge 9:30 a.m.; Crafts, Brain Games, Croquet 10 a.m.; Mothers and Daughters, Beginning Yoga 10:30 a.m.; Lunch noon; Movie: "Harry and Tonto" 1 p.m.; Living Green with New Canaan Nature Center 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 30: Yoga 8:30 a.m.; Beginning Bridge, Western Civilization 9:30 a.m.; Pilates 9:55; Beginning Watercolor, Knitting 10 a.m.; Free Blood Pressure Clinic 10:30 a.m.; Osteo Strength, Beginning Pilates 11 a.m.; ACBL Bridge III Defense noon; Chair Aerobics 12:05 p.m.; Zumba 1:15 p.m.; Pat Brooks.