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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.

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held Fridays at 10 a.m. in Morrill Hall
at St. Mark's Church on Oenoke Ridge. Directions to St. Mark's

Upcoming NCMC Speakers

April 15 Speaker Photo John Donovan's father is James Donovan, the subject of the Steven Speilberg film, "Bridge of Spies". John will speak to us about his experiences as the son of his famous father.

April 22 Speaker Photo Matt Bovino, well known New Canaan attorney specializing in Estate Planning , will speak on the importance of Estate Planning and what we need to do in Connecticut to protect our assets.

April 29 Speaker Photo Allison Nicholls, is a well known African wildlife artist and lecturer who spends extended periods in Africa studying, photographing and painting specific subjects. She'll be speaking on those subjects.

May 6 Speaker Photo ANNUAL NCMC MEETING AND LUNCHEON - At the Country Club of New Canaan. Everyone is invited, open seating, plenty of parking. Cash bar starts at 11:30am, your choice of roast beef or salmon lunch at 12:20pm. Make reservations and pay at the Couth table at the Friday meeting. Cost: $55, or $60 at the door. You can also mail your check to Paul Stein, 172 Oenoke Lane, New Canaan, Ct. 06840. Be sure to write "beef" or "salmon" on the check. Attending the lunch is a great relaxing way to meet others and enjoy the group.

May 13 Speaker Photo David Bentley and NCMC member Jack Brophy, author of the book, "Blending Voices", will be talking about the transformation from the Big Band era of the 30's and 40's and the vocal groups within, to a new "sound" brought about in '48 by the Four Freshmen. Dave, Jack and NCMC Bill Ford sang together in a rehearsal group called "The Seventh Sound" which sang only Four Freshmen arrangements. Jack, Dave and Bill currently sing with Gentlemen Songsters along with other members from our Club.

May 20 Speaker Photo Stuart Gibson is an international museum and cultural policy expert. He works in the former Soviet Union, Eastern and Central Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East. The title of his speech is "Kurdistan-The Moving Piece in the ISIS Puzzle" highlighting its role as a key player in confronting the ISIS threat. Kurdistan has been an unflinching ally of the US for over 20 years and since the emergence of ISIS, it has been a haven for those persecuted throughout the region.

May 27 Speaker Photo No Meeting - Memorial Day Weekend


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