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Sandcastle Building Contest, Family Concert, Movie at Weed Beach on Wednesday

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There’s a smorgasbord of family events taking place at Weed Beach starting late Wednesday afternoon, June 28, so grab your beach blanket and head down for:

a sandcastle building contest at 4 p.m.,
a family concert by Dre Towney at 6:30 p.m. and,
at dusk (about 8:30 p.m.), the movie The Secret Life of Pets will be shown. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Library’s Pride Film Fest for Monday Nights in June: ‘Stonewall’ on June 5

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Stonewall is a drama about a fictional young man caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Danny Winters (Jeremy Irvine) is forced to leave behind friends and loved ones when he is kicked out of his parent’s home and flees to New York. You can watch this film at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 5 in the Darien Library Community Room. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Escalation’ Documentary About Relationship Violence: Screening & Discussion, March 27 & 28

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Adults and teenagers are invited to two separate screenings of Escalation — a powerful and emotional engaging film that illuminates the warning signs of unhealthy and potentially dangerous relationships. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Haze,’ Documentary on Alcohol Poisoning and Binge Drinking: Monday Night at Darien Library

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Come see the movie “Haze” on Monday night at Darien Library. The movie is about a college student from Fairfield County who died in September 2004 from alcohol poisoning after passing out on a couch in his fraternity house following a hazing initiation at the University of Colorado. A panel discussion with questions from the audience will follow. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Focus on French Cinema Film Fest Kicks Off in Stamford, Then a Weekend of Films in Greenwich

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The annual Focus on French Cinema film festival, which takes place in a few weeks in Stamford, Greenwich and Manhattan, has notable French directors and actors coming for a visit, along with at least 19 films, many shown in the area for the first time. (more…) Continue Reading →

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