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St. Luke’s Choir Sings in NYC Festival May 6, Same Music in Darien the Following Sunday

St Lukes Parish Choir 04-22-17
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The Choirs of Darien’s Saint Luke’s Parish will sing a service of Choral Evensong on Saturday May 6 at 4 p.m. at Saint Bart’s Church on Park Avenue in New York City. The service will be part of their annual Royal School of Church Music choir festival featuring choirs from across Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York City. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Celebrations of Earth Day Weekend on April 22-23

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While Earth Day is celebrated all over the globe, on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and April 23 there will also be festivities a little closer to home. There’s an Earth Day celebration at Cherry Lawn Park on Saturday, and on Sunday afternoon, Darien Library holds its “All Things Green” festival. Also on Sunday, Darien Land Trust is asking volunteers to help with maintaining trails at Dunlap/Selleck’s Woods. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Join the Walk to Raise Money Against Hunger This Sunday in New Haven

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Online registration is still open for the Connecticut Food Bank 2017 Walk Against Hunger, set for 1 p.m., Sunday, April 23,  at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, rain or shine. (Editor’s note: And it looks like no rain, some shine: partly cloudy, with a high of 61.) (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tickets on Sale for ‘Baby’ Musical Starting April 21 on Darien Arts Center Stage

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DAC Stage is proudly presenting Baby, the musical, by Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire. Audiences won’t soon forget this story that examines how parents-to-be experience the emotional stresses and triumphs, as well as the desperate lows and comic highs that accompany the anticipation and arrival of a baby. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Musical ‘Baby’ Starts at Darien Arts Center Stage on April 21

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DAC Stage at Darien Arts Center is proudly presenting Baby, the musical, starting Friday, April 21. Audiences won’t soon forget this story that examines how parents-to-be experience the emotional stresses and triumphs, as well as the desperate lows and comic highs that accompany the anticipation and arrival of a baby. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Still Shave Your Head Saturday for Kids with Cancer in Darien’s St. Baldrick’s Event

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As of the day before Darien’s St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event kicks off, firefighters in town have already raised more than 150 percent of the $50,000 goal they set for themselves. At this point, they’re at $75,211, and you can still join them and get your head shaved. It’s not too late! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Community Association Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 14

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Three thousand eggs will greet little ones at this year’s Annual Mom’s Morning In Easter Egg Hunt on the Darien Community Association’s great lawn, to be held Friday, April 14th (Good Friday) at 10 a.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Sensory-Friendly’ Morning at Maritime Aquarium on Saturday for Those Kids Who Need It

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For some, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a place with too many stimuli. So on Saturday, April 1, the aquarium is planning a special morning to give guests with sensory-processing differences a fun, comfortable and accepting environment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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