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Model Boat Regatta with Racing at Tilley Pond Park May 5: You Can Register Now

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The Darien Youth Commission invites you to the Tilley Pond Model Boat Regatta on Saturday, May 5. There will be ample opportunity for EVERYONE in the family to enjoy the event, with face painting and tattooing from the Depot, musical entertainment sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, and Georgie the Clown will be on hand passing out balloons thanks to the generous support of the Darien Parks & Recreation Department! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stamford St Patrick’s Day Parade Begins at 12 Noon Saturday

St Patrick's Day Parade Stamford past picture
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Stamford’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off at noon downtown, starting near the intersection of  Hoyt Street and Summer Street, winding downtown and ending up at Latham Park on Bedford Street (see map). U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is the parade marshal. This is the 23rd annual parade, according to the official website (although the official website also says it’s the 22nd annual parade). The parade steps off and keeps on stepping, rain or shine. Continue Reading →

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Community Arts Festival Has Information for Parents and Fun for Kids

A Day to Create Community Arts Festival 2018
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The “Day to Create” Community Arts Festival on Saturday afternoon includes a variety of crafty activities for kids — including hands-on arts, face painting, animals and more — and an opportunity for adults to learn more about community nonprofit agencies. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Chelsea Piers Hosts ‘Winter Challenge’ Gymnastics Meet This Weekend for 900 Male and Female Athletes

Chelsea Piers Winter Challenge
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The fifth annual The Winter Challenge gymnastics meet is coming to Chelsea Piers Connecticut, featuring events for about 900 male and female athletes, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 to 18 at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Service of Choral Evensong on Feb 3 Sung by Men of St Luke’s Parish Choir (and There’s Beer)

Medieval Evensongs and Beer Tasting St Luke's Chior
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The gentlemen of the Saint Luke’s Parish Choir, Darien, will sing a service of Choral Evensong on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 5 p.m.at Saint Luke’s Parish in Darien. Following the service there will be a tasting of hand-crafted Trappist beers from St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Mass.  The event is free and open to the public. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Dentists Rejoice: Darien Dessert War Declared — Sample and Vote on Your Favorite

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Who’s got the best desserts in Darien? Which of these can you get your beloved on a St. Valentine’s Day visit? Find out for $5 this weekend at the “Something Sweet” event, which also features vendors of non-edible gifts for your Valentine. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Valerie Simpson, Paul Shaffer and Darlene Love Headline Concert for Children’s Learning Centers

Valerie Simpson contributed photo publicity 12-22-17
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Valerie Simpson will take the stage to benefit Stamford nonprofit preschool provider Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County at Stamford’s Palace Theatre on Saturday, April 28. Paul Shaffer will make a special appearance with Simpson, and Darlene Love will also perform.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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