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Santa’s Coming Saturday Night, with Giant Animals, Carolers & Hot Cocoa

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Once again Santa will arrive at Grove Street Plaza and come down the Chimney to visit with children. The fun starts at about 4:30 p.m.

Families can be entertained while waiting for his arrival with Rides on the Giant Animals—Lucy the Polar Bear, Moose and “Snow” Leopard. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Volunteer Square Will Give Volunteer Time to Hear About Your Holiday Volunteer Traditions

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Fairfield County non-profit Volunteer Square has launched a new campaign to collect stories from the community about holiday volunteer traditions. The campaign seeks to inspire and celebrate volunteers in Connecticut while donating the gift of time to local non-profits in need. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Take Your Kids to ‘Moana’ at 4:15 PM, Wednesday; Donate a Toy/Gift for Admission

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Attention movie lovers: Mark your calendars on Wednesday, Nov. 30, the annual “Community-Wide Movie” benefiting the Darien Human Services Holiday gift drive will again take place at the Darien Playhouse. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Edges Past New Canaan 37-34 in Overtime Turkey Bowl Thriller

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It was one of the most memorable chapters in a long and storied rivalry—a rare high school football game that not only lived up but exceeded its hype as the top-seeded Darien Blue Wave escaped New Canaan with a breathtaking 37-34 overtime win over the No. 2 Rams Thanksgiving afternoon in front of nearly 5,000 fans at Dunning Field. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Person-to-Person Wants Your Help for the Holiday Toy Store that Helps 2,100 Kids

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For the 21st year, Person-to-Person will be hosting the Holiday Toy Store. With the support of a dedicated volunteer organizing committee, scores of volunteers and countless generous donors, more than 2,100 children will have a holiday that is merry and bright. (more…) Continue Reading →

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What Does Santa Do on Visits to the Maritime Aquarium? Dive with the Sharks, of Course!

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Starting this Saturday, Nov. 26, Santa Claus will be wedging into his scuba suit and joining our volunteer dive team to swim among The Maritime Aquarium’s sharks. Santa Claus will be putting on scuba gear, checking it twice, during the holiday season to help The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk demonstrate that sharks are not naughty, but nice. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Turkey Bowl Tickets for Darien Sell Out in 5 Minutes (We Beat New Canaan)

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All remaining tickets for the widely anticipated New Canaan-Darien Thanksgiving morning football game sold out in 37 minutes, New Canaan school district officials said. Darien had fewer available tickets than New Canaan, and those sold out even quicker. (more…) Continue Reading →

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