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Depot’s Next ‘Coffee and Conversations’ Discussion is on Kids and Smoking Devices

Coffee and Conversations at The Depot
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The public is invited to an informal workshop/discussion on vapes, e-cigarettes and “Juuls” at the Depot, Darien’s youth center, on Thursday, March 15 as part of the Depot’s “Coffee & Conversations” series. The event takes place from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Stamford St Patrick’s Day Parade Begins at 12 Noon Saturday

St Patrick's Day Parade Stamford past picture
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Stamford’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off at noon downtown, starting near the intersection of  Hoyt Street and Summer Street, winding downtown and ending up at Latham Park on Bedford Street (see map). U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is the parade marshal. This is the 23rd annual parade, according to the official website (although the official website also says it’s the 22nd annual parade). The parade steps off and keeps on stepping, rain or shine. Continue Reading →

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Community Arts Festival Has Information for Parents and Fun for Kids

A Day to Create Community Arts Festival 2018
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The “Day to Create” Community Arts Festival on Saturday afternoon includes a variety of crafty activities for kids — including hands-on arts, face painting, animals and more — and an opportunity for adults to learn more about community nonprofit agencies. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Coding and Robotics Camp For Ages 5 to 8 During April 9-13 School Vacation

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Smartphone apps, robots, and video games — the world runs on code. Now kids can learn how to control technology creatively. Children, ages 5 to 8 will design, play with and learn from robots from April 9-13 at Stepping Stones Coding and Robotics Camp to be held during April school vacation. (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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Parents, Kids Together Invited to Talks on Puberty (Then Have Your Own Talks on Sex)

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Puberty is a fact-of-life and life-changing, but it’s still a topic that makes kids (and grownups) blush and look down at the floor. As parents, would you welcome an opportunity to connect comfortably and productively with your son or daughter in a discussion on puberty?   (more…) Continue Reading →

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