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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

Walk Against Hunger 04-21-17
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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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Darien Historical Society Gets Gift of Revolutionary War Era List of Militia Members

Closeup Militia Muster 04-20-17
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Although historian Ken Reiss had knowledge of its existence, and had hoped for years for its re-emergence, he was unexpectedly and happily surprised when Dave Burt expressed his plans to donate a significant piece of history to the Darien Historical Society, a Middlesex militia muster roll from April of 1767. (more…) Continue Reading →

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What to Keep in Mind About Recycling Batteries in Darien: Saturday Recycling Tip

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Here’s what you should know about recycling batteries at the Darien Recycling Center — any kind of batteries:

(And the amount of batteries already recycled there, just from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 is pretty amazing.) (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Senior Center Programs: April 10 to 19

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Big Band music, what to ask your pharmacist, how to save money at the drug store, a craft workshop, a presentation on what’s changing with Medicare: Here’s what’s coming up at the Darien Senior Activities Center from April 10 through 19, 2017. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Here’s When Darien’s & Area Towns’ Household Hazardous Waste Days Take Place

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Darien residents can go to any of these Household Hazardous Waste Day dropoff programs to get rid of stuff if you don’t want to wait for (or miss) Darien’s June 3 drop-off day. (more…) Continue Reading →

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