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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 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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Christmas Tree Pickup Schedule for 2018 Announced — Jan 2 to 30

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From Jan. 2 through 30, Darien public works employees will be picking up Christmas trees left on the curb throughout town. Each area of town gets two periods for pickups. Here’s the schedule, as announced by the town Department of Public Works: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tree Conservancy of Darien Has Now Planted 600 Trees in Town, Gets New Board Members

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Tree Conservancy of Darien celebrated the significant milestone of installing over 600 trees in town at its year-end Board of Directors meeting on Dec. 5. In addition to reviewing agenda and budget items for the coming year, the local nonprofit also welcomed two new members to its board: Jimmy Ma and Sara Zagrodzky, both of Darien (more…) Continue Reading →

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Descrooge Your Christmas: Help Buy Gift Cards for Darien’s Low Income Families and Seniors

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The Darien Department of Human Services provides gifts to low-income families and seniors in Darien. Gift cards are especially helpful and needed for the “sometimes hard-to-buy-for” teens and seniors so their families can pick out just the right gift for them. (more…) Continue Reading →

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For Christmas, Consider a Family Membership at Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk

Stress Free Santa Stepping Stones 12-09-17
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Instead of another shiny toy that will quickly lose its luster, parents can wrap up a year of amazing explorations with a membership to Stepping Stones Museum for Children. From engaging exhibits to daily classes and performances, there is always something new to discover at the award-winning, wonder-filled place created just for kids. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Human Services Says 1 in 20 Darienites Live in Poverty: You Can Help Them

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Darien Human Services is encouraging residents to help their neighbors through the Gingerbread Man Tree in Town Hall. Every year during the holidays, the Darien Department of Human Services reaches out to these residents and provides toys, gifts, clothing and gift cards to families and seniors in need. (more…) Continue Reading →

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