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    • 11 May 2022
    • 19 Oct 2022
    • 24 sessions
    • Mead Park, New Canaan

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    April 27th - October 19th

    11 am - 1 pm 

    Mead Park Courts, New Canaan

    Encore pickleball begins on Wednesday, April 20. We have two courts (court 3 and 4) every Wednesday through Oct 19.

    No permit required. 

    All levels are welcome. Please bring a pickleball paddle and some OUTDOOR balls if you can.  Hopefully, we will have some extra paddles you can try. You can buy these on Amazon, at New Canaan Racquet Club or Dicks Sporting Goods. 

    If you are new and want to hit before then, I will be happy to hit some balls with you. 

    We will be using SignUp Genius for weekly signups. 

    If interested please Email:

    Masterdiane@gmail.com

    Diane Master 

    Pickleball Coordinator

    Cell is 203-619-1713.


    • 18 May 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • Zoom


    • 23 May 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • Lapham, downstairs

    Spellman FilesThe May meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, May 23, 2022 at the Lapham Community Center.

    The book we will be reading is The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz.

    From the award-winning author of The Passenger comes the first novel in the hilarious Spellman Files mystery series featuring Isabel “Izzy” Spellman (part Nancy Drew, part Dirty Harry) and her highly functioning yet supremely dysfunctional family of private investigators.  

    There is always a lively discussion so please email Anne Sutcliffe if you’d like to participate and get a link to the discussion a day or two ahead of the meeting. If you RSVP, you can be alerted to any changes in the schedule or venue. You may also call 203-966-1167.

    • 24 May 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • 19 Steven Mather Road, Darien
    • 9
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    Tour and Tea

    at the Mather Homestead


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    Come join fellow Encore members for an afternoon tea (scones and muffins) followed by a private tour of the Mather Homestead, built in 1778 during the Revolutionary War that was famously raided by Tories and was also the home of Stephen Tyng Mather, first Director of the National Park Service, from 1906 to 1930. See the Elizabeth W. Chilton Education Center, completed in 2020, that provides space for public education and events. Together we will enjoy this historical gem located in our backyard!

    When:  

    Tuesday, May 24, 2022

    2:00 – 3:30pm 


    Where:

    The Mather Homestead

    19 Steven Mather Road 

    Darien, CT


    Price: 

    Tickets are $23 (includes tea, tour, gratuity).

    All sales are final.

    Last day to register is May 21.


    Click the REGISTER button to purchase your ticket.


    Questions:  

    Contact Donna Hill at hillct@optonline.net


    • 2 Jun 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Mead Park Tennis Courts

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    Who wants to play some tennis?! Encore's Summer Tennis is for members who are intermediate and/or advanced tennis players interested in playing social tennis on dates weather permitting anytime from May through October at Mead Park Tennis Courts. Please email Tracy Van Ess to show your interest. Indicate whether you prefer to play on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday mornings. Play will usually be from 8:30 to 10:00 am, or 9 to 10:30 am, depending on schedules. Tennis Permits (seniors $70, adults $100) must be purchased by you at the New Canaan Recreation Department prior to play, or you can pay $10 guest fee to the tennis hut each time…permits are encouraged.

    • 3 Jun 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Santulli's House

    We will have our next Critics Corner meeting on Friday, June 3rd, at 7:00 PM, at the home of Joanne and Bill Santulli, 114 Heather Drive, New Canaan CT 06840. COVID waiver and vaccination required for all.

    The following movies will be discussed and then rated:

    Everything You Need to Know About The Unforgivable Movie (2021)


    The Unforgivable – (Available on Netflix) Released from prison after serving a sentence for a violent crime, Ruth Slater (Sandra Bullock) re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past. Facing severe judgment from the place she once called home, her only hope for redemption is finding the estranged younger sister she was forced to leave behind.



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    Licorice Pizza – (Available on Prime Video and other pay channels) A coming-of-age comedy-drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. It stars Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman in their film debuts, alongside an ensemble supporting cast including Bradley Cooper, Sean Penn, and Tom Waits.  



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    If you enjoy going to the movies and love an opportunity to discuss the movie with other movie enthusiasts, then you should consider joining Critics’ Corner. We meet at a member’s house. After socializing over appetizers and some drinks, we then discuss and rate the two movies, which we will have already seen on our own. Each attendee brings either an appetizer or dessert and contributes $5 when they arrive to cover the cost of the drinks.

    Please email Jeannette Glazer or call 203 966 2063 if you would like to participate.

    • 9 Jun 2022
    • 10 Nov 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • Lapham Center

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    EATS (The Eating and Tasting Society) is a fun, diverse group of 27 ladies, divided into 3 groups.  Each group gets together every three months, to plan and prepare a lunch for all the members.  Luncheons are usually held at  Lapham Community Center.  Recipes are emailed to members and discussed at the luncheon.  There are 9 luncheons each year on the second Thursday of each month (except December, July and August). 

    If you would like to join the group, find out more, or come as a guest, please email Anne Sutcliffe or call 203-966-1167 .


    • 24 Jun 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Member's New Canaan home
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    • 27 Jun 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • Lapham, downstairs

    The Lincoln Highway: A NovelThe June meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, June 27, 2022. The book is The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles.

    Spanning just 10 days and told from multiple points of view, Towles' third novel will satisfy fans of his multilayered literary styling while providing them an array of new and richly imagined settings, characters, and themes.

     “A real joyride ... elegantly constructed and compulsively readable.” (NPR)

    There is always a lively discussion so please email Anne Sutcliffe if you’d like to participate and get a link to the discussion a day or two ahead of the meeting. If you RSVP, you can be alerted to any changes in the schedule or venue. You may also call 203-966-1167.

    • 1 Jul 2022
    • Online
    Register

    Encore Member/Guest:

    By clicking on this 2021-2022 waiver, you are acknowledging that a risk of exposure to the COVID-19 DELTA variants may exist in any public or private places where people gather.  By attending this Encore Club of New Canaan event, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 DELTA variant. You, your family members and guests agree to indemnify and hold harmless Encore Club of New Canaan and its Board Members. Guests will be asked to sign their own waiver as well.

    Encore members and guests who do participate in our in-person events must  abide by the following rules as indicated by our State and local officials:

     If mandated, it may be necessary to wear a mask to certain events and such mask shall  be kept in place when not eating or drinking.

           This waiver must be acknowledged by all members of Encore Club of New Canaan who wish to participate in our IN-PERSON events.

    Please click on the REGISTER button to the left and follow the prompts to SUBMIT your member acknowledgement.


    • 1 Sep 2022
    • 1:30 AM - 3:30 AM
    • Lapham Community Center

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    If you are interested in learning and playing a fun card game then Canasta is for you.  The group meets on Thursdays from 1:30 – 3:30 at Lapham Community Center.  

    The first twelve people who respond to the SignUpGenius invitation will have a seat at a table. The next four will be substitutes.

    If you would like to be added to the list please email Barbara McKay.


    • 14 Sep 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Lapham Center

    This group was created for purely social bridge where players of all levels can just have fun practicing and improving their skills while enjoying the company of other ladies who are there to do the same thing. We are a fun-loving group and welcome players of all levels to be members of a set group or as substitutes. We play bridge on the second Wednesday of the month from September through May starting at 9:15 at the Lapham Center.

    If you would like to join us for social bridge, or as a substitute, please email Simin Zendehrouh or call 203-966-7391.

    • 26 Sep 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • Lapham, Downstairs

    Readerlink Books Wm Bg Bs Ec A2 08 Book - Walmart.com - Walmart.comThe September meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, September 26, 2022. There is always a lively discussion so please email Anne Sutcliffe if you’d like to participate and get a link to the discussion a day or two ahead of the meeting. If you RSVP, you can be alerted to any changes in the schedule or venue. You may also call 203-966-1167.

    • 31 Oct 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • Lapham, Downstairs

    Readerlink Books Wm Bg Bs Ec A2 08 Book - Walmart.com - Walmart.comThe October meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, October 31, 2022. There is always a lively discussion so please email Anne Sutcliffe if you’d like to participate and get a link to the discussion a day or two ahead of the meeting. If you RSVP, you can be alerted to any changes in the schedule or venue. You may also call 203-966-1167.

    • 5 Dec 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • Lapham, Downstairs

    Readerlink Books Wm Bg Bs Ec A2 08 Book - Walmart.com - Walmart.comThe December meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, December 5, 2022. There is always a lively discussion so please email Anne Sutcliffe if you’d like to participate and get a link to the discussion a day or two ahead of the meeting. If you RSVP, you can be alerted to any changes in the schedule or venue. You may also call 203-966-1167.

    • 31 Dec 2022
    • 9:30 AM
    • Various Nature Preserves

    Nourish your inner being and connect with nature!  Hikes are planned once or twice a month during the spring and fall, in the morning.  We go to different nature preserves in the area and hike for about 2 hours or up to 4 miles to get a good workout.  Then we reward ourselves with a lunch in a local restaurant. (optional)  

    Email Liz Orteig or call 203-966-2359 if you would like to be on her list of hikers and to be informed about the latest hikes.


Past events

13 May 2022 Spring Fashion Show Luncheon
13 May 2022 2022-2023 Proposed Slate
6 May 2022 Critics' Corner
25 Apr 2022 Encore Book Group
20 Apr 2022 Board Meeting
18 Apr 2022 All Member & Prospective Member Spring Coffee 2022
8 Apr 2022 EXPO
28 Mar 2022 Encore Book Group
25 Mar 2022 Critics' Corner
24 Mar 2022 Winter Luncheon
16 Mar 2022 Board Meeting
28 Feb 2022 Encore Book Group
25 Feb 2022 Critics' Corner
31 Jan 2022 Encore Book Group
28 Jan 2022 Critics' Corner
12 Dec 2021 Holiday Party
8 Dec 2021 Hiking with Liz
6 Dec 2021 Encore Book Group
3 Dec 2021 Critics' Corner
18 Nov 2021 EXPO Event
14 Nov 2021 Bonfire Social
29 Oct 2021 Critics' Corner
25 Oct 2021 Encore Book Club
21 Oct 2021 Fall Luncheon
20 Oct 2021 Prospective & New Member Coffee
20 Oct 2021 Board Meeting
12 Oct 2021 Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
9 Oct 2021 Fall Tailgate
27 Sep 2021 Encore Book Club
27 Sep 2021 Tennis, anyone?
24 Sep 2021 Critics Corner
17 Aug 2021 Kayak Klub
1 Jul 2021 COVID-19 Waiver
28 Jun 2021 Encore Book Group
15 Jun 2021 Let's Walk!
10 Jun 2021 EATS Luncheon
9 Jun 2021 Board Meeting
4 Jun 2021 Critics Corner
24 May 2021 Encore Book Group
21 May 2021 Spring Fashion Show Luncheon
13 May 2021 EATS Luncheon
30 Apr 2021 Critics Corner
26 Apr 2021 Encore Book Group
21 Apr 2021 Pickleball
9 Apr 2021 Hiking with Liz
8 Apr 2021 EATS Luncheon
29 Mar 2021 Encore Book Group
26 Mar 2021 Critics Corner
23 Mar 2021 A Conversation with Kathleen
18 Mar 2021 Winter Luncheon
11 Mar 2021 Cooking Demonstration
11 Mar 2021 EATS Luncheon
26 Feb 2021 Critics Corner
22 Feb 2021 Encore Book Group
16 Feb 2021 Cooking Class: Pasta and Sauce
11 Feb 2021 EATS Luncheon
25 Jan 2021 Encore Book Group
21 Jan 2021 Zoomin' Scavenger Hunt
14 Jan 2021 EATS Luncheon
8 Jan 2021 Critics Corner
11 Dec 2020 Hiking with Liz
10 Dec 2020 Holiday Social Hour
9 Dec 2020 Board Meeting
7 Dec 2020 Book Group
4 Dec 2020 European Holiday Wine Tasting
15 Nov 2020 Mask-Er-Ade
12 Nov 2020 EATS Luncheon
1 Nov 2020 Encore Book Group- Book Suggestions
30 Oct 2020 Critic's Corner
26 Oct 2020 Encore Book Group - October
22 Oct 2020 Cycling Anyone?
15 Oct 2020 Encore Summer Tennis
8 Oct 2020 EATS Luncheon
7 Oct 2020 Art in the Park
3 Oct 2020 Fall Twilight Tailgate at Thyme Meadow
28 Sep 2020 Encore Book Group - September
25 Sep 2020 Critic's Corner
18 Sep 2020 Hiking with Liz
17 Sep 2020 Rosé Wine Tasting
17 Sep 2020 EATS Coffee
16 Sep 2020 Prospective and New Member Coffee
15 Sep 2020 Kayak Klub
13 Sep 2020 George Gershwin Alone
27 Jul 2020 Encore Book Group- July
3 Jul 2020 Hamilton
29 Jun 2020 Encore Book Group- June
19 Jun 2020 Summer Sculpture Soiree
25 May 2020 Encore Book Group-May
27 Apr 2020 Encore Book Group-April
9 Apr 2020 An Evening of Sondheim-Online
6 Apr 2020 Coffee, Culture, and Conversation, All Member Coffee
2 Apr 2020 Encore Golf League
13 Mar 2020 Hiking- March
28 Feb 2020 Critics Corner -February
27 Feb 2020 Ladies Winter Luncheon
31 Jan 2020 Critics Corner - January
27 Jan 2020 Encore Book Group- January
15 Dec 2019 Encore’s Annual Holiday Party
6 Dec 2019 Critics Corner - December
5 Dec 2019 EXPO December- Paris, Capital of Fashion Museum Trip
21 Nov 2019 EXPO Moulin Rouge - Broadway Show
28 Oct 2019 Encore Book Group- October
25 Oct 2019 Critics Corner -October
23 Oct 2019 Ladies Night Out-Board & Brush Creative Studio
18 Oct 2019 Hiking- October
16 Oct 2019 Encore Fall Luncheon - Basso Café Restaurant & Bar
30 Sep 2019 Encore Book Group- September
27 Sep 2019 Critics Corner -September
20 Sep 2019 Hiking- September
20 Sep 2019 EXPO -Thimble Cruise & Lunch
14 Sep 2019 Welcome Back Potluck Party
29 Jul 2019 Kayak Klub
16 Jul 2019 Kayak Klub
28 Jun 2019 Kayak Klub
17 Jun 2019 Encore Book Group -June
13 Jun 2019 Eating and Tasting Society (EATS)
9 Jun 2019 Big Green Truck Pizza Paaarty
7 Jun 2019 Critics Corner - June
4 Jun 2019 EXPO- June Untermyer Park, Yonkers NY
31 May 2019 Hiking- May
21 May 2019 Encore Tennis Meeting
20 May 2019 Encore Book Group -May
17 May 2019 EXPO- May- Lilac Girls House
15 May 2019 May Luncheon and Fashion Show
8 May 2019 SOLD OUT- In The Heights Musical
29 Apr 2019 Encore Book Group - April
26 Apr 2019 Critics Corner - April
26 Apr 2019 Expo- Neue Galerie NYC
24 Apr 2019 April EXPO- Florence Griswold Museum
19 Apr 2019 Hiking- April
15 Apr 2019 Photo Sorting, Arranging and Scrapbooking
10 Apr 2019 Bridge Group
29 Mar 2019 Critics Corner - March
28 Mar 2019 Encore Golf League
28 Mar 2019 All Member Invitation: Coffee, Culture and Conversation
25 Mar 2019 Book Group - March
20 Mar 2019 March Expo - Play with your Food
7 Mar 2019 Encore Winter Luncheon
25 Feb 2019 Book Group - February
22 Feb 2019 Critics Corner -February
22 Feb 2019 Hiking- February
14 Feb 2019 E.A.T.S. -February
13 Feb 2019 Bridge Group
28 Jan 2019 Book Group - January
25 Jan 2019 Critics Corner -January
11 Jan 2019 Hiking-January
10 Jan 2019 E.A.T.S. -January
12 Dec 2018 Connecticut Christmas Theater Outing
10 Dec 2018 Book Group - December
7 Dec 2018 Hiking-December
9 Nov 2018 Hiking-November
8 Nov 2018 E.A.T.S. -November
7 Nov 2018 Haircuts, Hairstyles and Color
29 Oct 2018 Book Group - October
26 Oct 2018 Critics Corner - October
17 Oct 2018 Yale British Art Tour
16 Oct 2018 Visions of Hawaii Exhibit- Rescheduled
12 Oct 2018 Hiking-October
11 Oct 2018 E.A.T.S. - October
10 Oct 2018 Fall Luncheon
28 Sep 2018 Critics Corner September
25 Sep 2018 Visions of Hawaii Exhibit- Rescheduled
24 Sep 2018 Book Group September
18 Sep 2018 Visions of Hawaii Exhibit
14 Sep 2018 Hiking Group-September
13 Sep 2018 E.A.T.S. - September
12 Sep 2018 Bridge Group
25 Jun 2018 Book Group June
14 Jun 2018 E.A.T.S. June
8 Jun 2018 Hiking Group
6 Jun 2018 Summer Tennis
2 Jun 2018 Encore Summer Party
30 May 2018 Expo Day Trip to Wave Hill
21 May 2018 Book Group May
18 May 2018 Critics Corner May
11 May 2018 Hiking Group
10 May 2018 E.A.T.S. May
9 May 2018 Daytime Bridge
3 May 2018 Spring Luncheon & Fashion Show
30 Apr 2018 Book Group April
27 Apr 2018 Critics Corner April
12 Apr 2018 E.A.T.S. April
26 Mar 2018 Book Group March
23 Mar 2018 Critics Corner March
8 Mar 2018 E.A.T.S. March
27 Feb 2018 Winter Luncheon
26 Feb 2018 Book Group February
23 Feb 2018 Critics Corner February
13 Feb 2018 A Chocolate Experience
8 Feb 2018 E.A.T.S. February
29 Jan 2018 Book Group January
19 Jan 2018 Critics Corner
11 Jan 2018 E.A.T.S. January
8 Jan 2018 Expo Monday Night at the Movies
13 Dec 2017 Expo goes to Broadway
11 Dec 2017 Book Group
3 Dec 2017 Encore Holiday Party
17 Nov 2017 Critics Corner
10 Nov 2017 Hiking Group
9 Nov 2017 E.A.T.S.
27 Oct 2017 Critics Corner
27 Oct 2017 Expo Outing - Storm King
23 Oct 2017 Book Group
20 Oct 2017 E.A.T.S.
14 Oct 2017 Fall Pot Luck Supper
13 Oct 2017 Hiking Group
12 Oct 2017 Fall Luncheon
19 Sep 2017 Golf Group
15 Sep 2017 Critics' Corner
14 Sep 2017 E.A.T.S.

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