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Free Admission, Discounts or Other Offers at CT Museums & Attractions on 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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Fathers’ Forum Early Saturday Morning at Darien Y: ‘Consent Through the Ages’

Father Son Father's Forum Darien 05-12-17
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The final event for our inaugural year of the Fathers’ Forum is this Saturday, May 13. And we’re excited to have Ginger Furey join us as she leads an important discussion about parenting that develops respect for one’s sexuality. A different topic, for sure, but dads play an important role in this discussion, and if you are unsure how to have “the chats” with your son or daughter, Ginger will provide some very helpful ideas. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Have Some Family Fun at the STAR Walk, 5K Run & Roll in Westport on Sunday

Star Walk 5K Run & Roll image from Star Lighting the Way 05-02-17
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The 12th Annual STAR Walk, 5K Run & Roll will be held at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, CT on Sunday, May 7, 2017. The “Walk” includes a Family Fun Day celebration and fundraiser to benefit individuals who have intellectual disabilities and programs offered by STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way. (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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Chelsea Piers Announces 2017-2018 Soccer Coaching Staff

Dave Flower Susie Starr ChelseaPierCT 04-23-17
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Chelsea Piers Connecticut is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Soccer Club coaching staff.  Together, the team brings decades of coaching and playing experience at every level, from youth leagues through collegiate teams, and is distinguished by the length of the coaches’ tenure at Chelsea Piers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Celebrations of Earth Day Weekend on April 22-23

Darien Nature Center logo 04-13-17
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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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