|The New Canaan Men's Club of Connecticut, welcomes men 55 and older who reside, or own property in, New Canaan, CT. Non-residents are welcome to become members as long as they are proposed by a resident member and seconded by another member. Founded in 1977, the NCMC is affiliated with the New Canaan YMCA, but individual Y membership is not necessary. NCMC membership applications are available here, at the YMCA on South Avenue or at our Friday 10 a.m. meetings at Morrill Hall at St. Mark's Church on Oenoke Ridge. Each weekly meeting features local, state and nationally known speakers. Visit the links below for the many additional activities of our NCMC members. Click on: NCMens.info to watch our video and learn more about the New Canaan Men's Club. Members are reminded that Getabout is available for rides to and from our Friday meetings. Call Getabout at 203-972-7433 one day in advance and sign up to travel with the others enjoying this service.|
For September - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. Brown tells the story of the Univ. of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their quest for an Olympic gold metal. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler.
Meeting is on Tuesday, Sept. 27th at Lapham at 1:30pm.
For October - an American classic: "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck chronicles the the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930's. It won the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize in 1962. According to Steinbeck: "There ain't no sin and there ain't no virtue. There is just stuff people do."
Meeting is on Tuesday, October 25th at 1:30pm at Lapham.
Questions: Jack Lapolla (203-966-1107), Dan Eng (203-972-0649)