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Sandcastle Building Contest, Family Concert, Movie at Weed Beach on Wednesday

Weed Beach Darien Park and Recreation Park & Recreation 03-02-17
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There’s a smorgasbord of family events taking place at Weed Beach starting late Wednesday afternoon, June 28, so grab your beach blanket and head down for:

a sandcastle building contest at 4 p.m.,
a family concert by Dre Towney at 6:30 p.m. and,
at dusk (about 8:30 p.m.), the movie The Secret Life of Pets will be shown. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Summer Course Prepares Babysitters with First Aid, Rescue and Child Care Skills

Babysitting Course Stamford EMS
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Stamford Emergency Medical Services congratulates Gianna Olavarria on graduating from their inaugural Safe Sitter Babysitting class. At age 11, Gianna is the first graduate from the program offered by Stamford EMS. (more…) Continue Reading →

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A Father’s Day Appreciation from a Darien Daughter

Jen Dayton Darien Library 06-18-17 https://www.darienlibrary.org/librarians
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Editor’s note: This essay we just came across by Librarian Jen Dayton in a Darien Library newsletter (also on the library website) moved us, to say the least. We think you’ll want to read it for Father’s Day, too, and it deserves a wider audience:
It’s the Final Father’s Day Edition
Greetings and welcome to the Final Father’s Day Edition of You Are What You Read. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Free Admission, Discounts at CT Museums & Attractions on Saturday, June 10

Open House Day June 10 2017
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Save the date for the popular one-day-only statewide event in which destinations offer free or discounted admission, special activities or giveaways to Connecticut residents. Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 10, sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism, is designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse offering of museums, theaters, historical sites and other attractions across the state. (more…) Continue Reading →

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See What Darien Parents Said About Teen Substance Abuse: Survey Results Presented Monday Night

Parent Survey Community Fund of Darien 05-14-17
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Nearly 800 Darien parents of students in Grades 6 to 12 completed a survey last year about teen substance abuse, an on Monday night, the results will be presented. You’re invited to find out about the results at 7 p.m., Monday, May 15 in the Community Room of Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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