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Gardening Classes This Spring at YWCA Darien/Norwalk

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For years, novice and experienced local gardeners have looked forward to the YWCA Darien/Norwalk’s gardening classes taught each spring by Darien- based landscaper, Sara McCool of Ungemack McCool Perennial Garden. The courses offer exceptional value to green thumbs — expert advice at unbeatable prices. All classes are held at the YWCA Darien/Norwalk’s office at 49 Old Kings Hwy. North, Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Opioid Use in Darien and What To Do About It: Research Presented at Library Forum March 21

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A presentation on just-completed research on opioids in Darien will be part of a discussion forum at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 21 at Darien Library. The forum will feature information gathered by an Americorps volunteer who conducted a town needs assessment related to opioid use in town, along with reactions and comments from a town police detective and the town director of health. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Parents, Mature High School Students Invited to See ‘Haze’ — Documentary on Binge Drinking, Monday, March 5

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Binge drinking killed a college freshman from Greenwich in 2004, and it’s killed a Darien teenager as well. “Haze,” a documentary about binge drinking and Gordie Bailey’s death, will be shown from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, March 5 at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Nonprofit Group Helping People with Disabilities Opens Norwalk Office

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Ability Beyond is celebrating the grand opening of its new Norwalk location with an open house on Thursday, March 8 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
The nonprofit organization provides job training and placement, supported living, and recreational and educational opportunities for people with disabilities. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Speakers in DCA Series include JetBlue CEO, Oxford Health Founder, NFL Exec

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Three executives of major companies who happen to live in Darien are speaking as part of a monthly series organized by the Darien Community Association. The “Darien Neighbors, Global Players” series takes place once a month on Tuesday evenings in March, April and May, and tickets are now on sale. (more…) Continue Reading →

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