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    • 20 Oct 2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • Katie Barksdale's house

    Meeting begins at 9:00.

    • 20 Oct 2021
    • 10:00 AM
    • Katie Barksdale's house


    • 21 Oct 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Cava Wine Bar, New Canaan
    Register

    Welcome Back!

    Encore Club of New Canaan Fall Luncheon

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    Please join us to welcome new members and kick off a new year of fun and activities at 

    Cava Wine Bar and Wood Grille Restaurant

    2 Forest Street, New Canaan


    The guest speaker will be

    Grace Duffield, Chief Reporter for the New Canaan Advertiser

    MENU - Choices  are made at registration

    PRIMI

    Pear Salad - baby arugula, radicchio, roasted pecans, manchego cheese, pear vinaigrette

    Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad - parmesan risotto cake, truffle vinaigrette

    Market Salad - balsamic vinaigrette, cherry tomatoes, shaved parmesan

    SECONDI

    Wood Fire Organic Salmon - lentil, sautéed spinach, lemon-caper sauce

    Sausage Tagliatelle - home-made fennel sausage, broccoli rabe, basil pesto sauce

    Chicken Piccata - home-made fettucine, haricot verts, capers, white wine, lemon-butter sauce

    DOLCE

    Biscotti

    Coffee and Tea

    $36 per person, Members only       

          Due to Covid restrictions we are not including guests at this event.

    Mask Policy : Encore Club will follow local and CDC recommendations regarding the use of masks indoors.

     Covid vaccinations are required to attend.

          Additionally, the NEW 2021-2022 Encore Covid waiver must be completed to attend. If you have not done so, click WAIVER to complete.

    Questions or allergy restrictions? Email Kathy McGoldrick or call 516 510 0217.

    Please register by Thursday, October 14, no exceptions or cancellations after this date.  When registering, please certify you are fully vaccinated by checking the box.

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    Co- Chairs:  Meera Kapur, Kathy McGoldrick

    • 25 Oct 2021
    • 1:30 PM
    • Lapham, Downstairs

    The Invisible Life of Addie LaRueThe October meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, October 25, 2021, at Lapham Community Center. The book is The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab.

    In the vein of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Life After Life, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue is New York Times best-selling author V. E. Schwab’s genre-defying tour de force. 

    A life no one will remember. A story you will never forget.

    Additionally, the NEW 2021-2022 Encore COVID waiver must be completed to attend. If you have not done so, click WAIVER to complete.

     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.

    • 29 Oct 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • Santulli's

    We will have our next Critics' Corner meeting on Friday, October 29th, at 7:00 PM, at the Home of Joanne and Bill Santulli.

    The following movies will be discussed and then rated:

    In the Heights (film) - Wikipedia


    In the Heights – (Available on Amazon Prime) “Hamilton” creator and “Crazy Rich Asians” director invite you to where streets are made of music and little dreams become big, as a bodega owner hopes and sings about a better life.



    Lorelei (2020) - Filmaffinity


    Lorelei – (Available on Amazon Prime) Wayland is released from prison after 15 years. He reunites with Dolores, his high school girlfriend, who is now a single mother of three. What follows is a lyrical take on love, regret, and second chances



    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.

    Additionally, the NEW 2021-2022 Encore COVID waiver must be completed to attend. If you have not done so, click WAIVER to complete.

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

    • 10 Nov 2021
    • 8 Dec 2021
    • 3 sessions
    • Various Nature Preserves

     Fall is the best season for hiking!  Let’s get out in the woods and breathe some fresh air, and observe the changing of the seasons.  Here is the schedule for the planned fall hikes.  And please always remember to bring plenty of water and wear good shoes.

    Additionally, the NEW 2021-2022 Encore COVID waiver must be completed to attend. If you have not done so, click WAIVER to complete. 

    Email Liz Orteig or call 203-966-2359 if you are interested.

    Scheduled Hikes

      Wed. Nov 10- Great Ledge, Devil’s Den, Redding, CT

    Wed. Dec 1- Ambler Gorge, Devil’s Den, Weston, CT

    Wed. Dec 8- Halmi Hearst-Mead Preserve, North Salem, NY

    • 10 Nov 2021
    • 8 Jun 2022
    • 8 sessions
    • 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.

    Additionally, the NEW 2021-2022 Encore COVID waiver must be completed to attend. If you have not done so, click WAIVER to complete.

    If you would like to join us for social bridge, or as a substitute, please contact Simin Zendehrouh.

    • 11 Nov 2021
    • 9 Jun 2022
    • 7 sessions
    • Lapham Center

    Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe - Crunchy Creamy SweetEATS (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). 

    Additionally, the NEW 2021-2022 Encore COVID waiver must be completed to attend. If you have not done so, click WAIVER to complete.

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


    • 14 Nov 2021
    • 3:30 PM
    • Silvermine-Fowler Preserve, New Canaan
    Register

    MoreInfoBONFIRE SOCIAL

    AT THE NEW CANAAN LAND TRUST 

    Silvermine-Fowler Preserve, 763 Silvermine Road

     $25/person

    Join us for a Sunday evening of fall mingling around a bonfire with some nibbles, wine and beer.     The event will include a guided walk led by Land Trust Director Aaron Lefland through the    Silvermine-Fowler Preserve, followed by a Bonfire with s’mores. Please register by November 7.

    We will meet at the Preserve, 763 Silvermine Road at 3:30 PM on November 14.  Member/spouse/significant others only please.

    Additionally, the NEW 2021-2022 Encore COVID-19 waiver must be completed to attend. If you have not done so, click WAIVER to complete.

    • 17 Nov 2021
    • 15 Dec 2021
    • 2 sessions
    • TBD

    Meeting will begin at 9:30.

    • 3 Dec 2021
    • 7:00 PM
    • TBD

    Free Movie Popcorn Clip Art with No Background - ClipartKeyIf 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.

    • 6 Dec 2021
    • 1:30 PM
    • Lapham Community Center, New Canaan

    Malibu Rising: A NovelThe December meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, December 6, 2021, downstairs at Lapham Community Center. The book is Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkens Reid. 

    Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of 24 hours, the family drama that ensues will change their lives will change forever.

    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.

    • 28 Jan 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • TBD

    Free Movie Popcorn Clip Art with No Background - ClipartKeyIf 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.

    • 31 Jan 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • TBD

    Readerlink Books Wm Bg Bs Ec A2 08 Book - Walmart.com - Walmart.comThe January meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, January 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.

    • 25 Feb 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • TBD

    Free Movie Popcorn Clip Art with No Background - ClipartKeyIf 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.

    • 28 Feb 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • TBD

    Readerlink Books Wm Bg Bs Ec A2 08 Book - Walmart.com - Walmart.comThe February meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, February 28, 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.

    • 25 Mar 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • TBD

    Free Movie Popcorn Clip Art with No Background - ClipartKeyIf 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.

    • 28 Mar 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • TBD

    Readerlink Books Wm Bg Bs Ec A2 08 Book - Walmart.com - Walmart.comThe March meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, March 28, 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.

    • 25 Apr 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • TBD

    Readerlink Books Wm Bg Bs Ec A2 08 Book - Walmart.com - Walmart.comThe April meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, April 25, 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.

    • 29 Apr 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • TBD

    Free Movie Popcorn Clip Art with No Background - ClipartKeyIf 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.

    • 23 May 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • TBD

    Readerlink Books Wm Bg Bs Ec A2 08 Book - Walmart.com - Walmart.comThe May meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, May 23, 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.

    • 3 Jun 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • TBD

    Free Movie Popcorn Clip Art with No Background - ClipartKeyIf 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.

    • 27 Jun 2022
    • 1:30 PM
    • TBD

    Readerlink Books Wm Bg Bs Ec A2 08 Book - Walmart.com - Walmart.comThe June meeting of the Encore Book Group will be held at 1:30, Monday, June 27, 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.

    • 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.


Past events

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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