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Avoid the Long Line for the Darien Memorial Day Food Fair: Buy Tickets Beforehand

Post 53 Memorial Day Food Fair 2017 05-01-17
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Darien EMS-Post 53 will pre-sell admission tickets for its annual Memorial Day Food Fair at select locations around town, outside some 17 retail and non-retail locations some weekdays, evenings and all weekends starting May 6 until May 27. (Memorial Day is Monday, May 29.) (more…) Continue Reading →

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Mini-Photography Sessions at Darien Sports Shop, May 6, Benefit Special Olympics

Mom and Me Darien Sport Shop Special Olympics CT Crane Song Photography 04-29-17
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To celebrate Mother’s Day and mothers’ love, Crane Song Photography is offering $100 “Mom & Me” mini-photography sessions at the Darien Sport Shop from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 6.  The entire session fee will be donated to Special Olympics Connecticut. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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

Batteries Darien Recycling Ctr on Facebk 04-14-17
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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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