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On a Break from Saving the Planet, Marvel Comics Heroes Visit Aquarium Saturday, March 9

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On the day after the nationwide release of the “Captain Marvel” movie, meet Marvel Comics characters Iron Man, Spider-Man, Black Panther and Captain America in special live appearances on Saturday, March 9 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Youth Commission’s Community Festival of Arts and Sciences Coming Saturday, March 2

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Darien’s Community Festival of the Arts has expanded into a festival of the arts and sciences, this year — and it’s coming (at the speed of light from a far corner of the galaxy, but you knew that) Saturday, March 2. The festival includes professional face painters, caricaturists, science experiments, dance presentations, crafts and more. (more…) Continue Reading →

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REMINDER: Santa Comes to Grove Street Plaza at ‘Holiday Magic’ Event TONIGHT, Dec 1

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On Saturday, Dec. 1, Santa will arrive at Grove Street Plaza and come down the chimney to visit with children. Families can be entertained while waiting for his arrival with Rides on the Giant Animals — Lucy the Polar Bear and Rudy the Reindeer, Carolers from Darien High School will entertain all and there will be hot cocoa. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Join the Thanksgiving Weekend Waddle on Saturday Morning at the New Canaan Nature Center

Thanksgiving Weekend Waddle in New Canaan Nature Center 2018
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Grab the entire family (and any lingering holiday visitors too!) and head on down to the New Canaan Nature Center to join the NCNC naturalists for a healthy, invigorating trail trek to work off that holiday meal. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Giant Balloons and More on Sunday at the Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular

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A bicycle stunt team, dance troupes, floats, 11 award-winning bands and, of course, 14 colossal helium ballonsPlease join us at the 2o18 Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular starting at 12 noon on Sunday, Nov. 18. The festivities start the day before, from 3 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Giant Balloon Inflation Party at the intersection of Hoyt and Summer Streets in Stamford where you can watch the drama of giant helium balloons coming to life. The party will have live music, clowns, cartoon characters and a meet-and-greet with Santa.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Theatre 308’s ‘Our Town’ Thursday Performance Postponed to 2 PM Saturday

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Due to the weather and the school district decision to cancel after-school and evening activities, the Thursday evening Theatre 308 performance of Our Town has been rescheduled for this Saturday, Nov.17 at 2 p.m.

Tickets purchased for Thursday will be honored for the 2 p.m. Saturday show. Separately, the play is being performed Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Supper and Soul’ in Westport: One Ticket Gets You Dinner and a Kasey Tyndall Concert

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For one $75 ticket (which actually costs 83.32 with the unavoidable added charges), you can go to one of six Westport restaurants at 6 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 10, then see a concert by Kasey Tyndall. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Laugh With Comedian Nate Bargatze Saturday Night, Tickets Help Fund Homeless Shelter

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Stand-up comedian Nate Bargatze, who’s appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Conan, performs Saturday night at the Regina A. Quick Center at Fairfield U. to benefit Homes with Hope, a Westport-based charity providing shelter and services to the homeless. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Still Register for a Class Saturday on Adobe Software at Darien Library

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Editor’s note: This free class at Darien Library takes place from 12 noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 (tomorrow) and it isn’t full yet. It costs nothing but your time and energy. Whether you are a small business owner, entrepreneur, graphic designer, or are just simply interested in creating a specific work such as a brochure, join us! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Holly Pond School’s Annual Darien Family Fun Day Coming This Sunday, Oct 21

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There will be pony rides for little kids and a magician and music and Philly Cheesesteaks and pony rides and Whack-a-Mole and balloon shaping and pony rides — and did we mention pony rides? — at Darien Family Fun Day, hosted by the Holly Pond School, this Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Darien YMCA.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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REMINDER: Abilis Walk/Run Sunday, Oct 14 at Greenwich Point Park

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Registration is open for the Oct. 14 Walk/Run for Abilis at Greenwich Point Park. The event includes a three-mile run for runners of all levels and a one-mile walk that is accessible to strollers and wheelchairs. Abilis is a nonprofit organization that supports more than 700 individuals with special needs and their families annually from birth throughout adulthood.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Health, Wellness & Sports Expo at Chelsea Piers Next Sat & Sun, Oct 20 and 21

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Take a scuba class, learn what to do with a (yech) bleeding wound, take a dance class, sample food and find out more ways of staying healthy next weekend, Oct 20 and 21, at the 7th Annual Stamford Health, Wellness & Sports Expo 2018. It takes place barely a mile from Darien at Chelsea Piers CT. (more…) Continue Reading →

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