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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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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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Holiday Winter Concerts Coming to Darien’s Public Schools

Music Darien Public Schools winter concerts 11-28-17
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The Darien Public Schools Music Department would like to announce their schedule of upcoming holiday winter concert programs for the month of December. The concerts will feature nearly 2,000 band, chorus, and orchestra students performing in 10 concert programs throughout the district. (more…) Continue Reading →

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What Happens When You Give to the Salvation Army Bell Ringers in Darien

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Here’s what happens to the money you put in the red Salvation Army kettle that will be sitting outside Palmer’s Market in upcoming weekends through the end of the year, who collects it and who benefits from it, from an announcement from the town Human Services Department: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Artist Dana Goodfellow Donates Painting for Rowayton Art Center Raffle

Island Lighthouse Painting by Dana Goodfellow Rowayton AC 11-16-17
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A beautiful painting, “Island Lighthouse,” by award-winning artist and instructor Dana Goodfellow has been generously donated to Rowayton Arts Center’s Holiday Gift Show. Valued at $3,200, it could be yours if you have the winning ticket! (more…) Continue Reading →

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