Tanglewood Marionettes

Tanglewood Marionettes Present ‘Perseus and Medusa’ Thursday at Library, for Kids Ages 6 and Up

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Take a trip back to an ancient world of gods, goddesses, prophecies and heroes when Tanglewood Marionettes present “Perseus and Medusa” Thursday afternoon at Darien Library. — an announcement from Darien Library

In this masterful production, you will accompany Perseus through personal trials and glorious quests. This lavish show featuring beautiful hand-crafted marionettes includes a “talk-back” at the beginning of the performance to introduce younger children to the Medusa puppet. Due to some scary scenes, this marionette performance is recommended for children aged 6 and up. If You’re Going … This free performance takes place from 1 to 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug.

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Laugh in a Church: Comedy Show Raises Funds for The Undies Project Sept 10 — Tickets Now on Sale

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This year’s comedy fundraiser for The Undies Project will take place in a holy setting in the cause of diminishing  the number of holey underpants. — an announcement from The Undies Project

You will not want to miss The Undies Project’s fundraiser “Hilarity for Charity,” returning this year to an in-person event. “Hilarity for Charity” will take place at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10 at the First Presbyterian Church of Stamford, (aka the “Fish Church”) located at 1101 Bedford St. You can expect to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and desserts by Aux Délices, an open bar with an event specialty cocktail, a magnificent silent auction and of course many laughs.

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Howard Fenn, Acted and Directed Plays, Loved Dogs and Stray Cats

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Howard J, Fenn Jr., “Biff”, passed away on July 9, 2022, in Southbury after a long illness. He was born and raised in Darien, son of Lorraine K Fenn, and Howard J Fenn, Sr. Biff was a veteran of many local theater productions, both as actor and director. A big personality with a big sense of humor, his love of dogs and stray cats was legendary. He is survived by his wife, Carol Berry Fenn; his sisters, Penny Kirchofer, Betsey Koehler and Kelley Carter, and their spouses; his indispensable friend, George Kenney; six nephews, three great-nephews, and one great-niece. He will be greatly missed.

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John Schultz, 28, Loved Travel Abroad, Music and Sports

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John (“Jack”) Schultz Jr. , 28, of Washington, D.C., and formerly of Darien, passed away July 20, 2022 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Jack was the son of John Schultz Sr. and Nancy (nee Nesslar) Schultz of Haverford, Pennsylvania. He worked for Carahsoft Technologies in Reston, Virginia. Jack graduated with a degree in labor and employment relations from Pennsylvania State University, where he was a member of the Sigma Pi fraternity. He was a 2012 graduate of Radnor High School.