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Darien Depot Invites You to Its 1980s-Inspired ‘Après Ski’ Fashion Fundraiser on Feb 9

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Darien Depot’s staff, supporters and students invite you to come in from the cold and join them for an evening to celebrate and support the longest running teen center in the country, at the “Apres-Ski Fashion Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 9. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Jazz Vocalist and Pianist Katharine Hedlund Performs Friday in Darien

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Noted jazz vocalist and pianist Katharine Hedlund, who grew up in Darien, will return to town Friday night for a benefit concert at the First Congregational Church of Darien. Katharine, who grew up in Darien, is often compared to Norah Jones and Diana Krall but is a unique and captivating jazz/soul singer in her own right. She will be accompanied by two other former Darien residents: drummer Willie Bruno and bassist Nick Trautmann. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Canaan Wins ‘Most Generous Town’ Award, Gets Golden Turkey Trophy

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New Canaan edged out Darien in the second annual competition between community foundations for the title of “Most Generous Town.” The two towns collectively raised more than $150,000, with New Canaan edging out Darien by a margin of a few thousand dollars. (more…) Continue Reading →

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REMINDER: Help DHS Band Members Standing in the Cold on Tuesday, Nov 20 Make for a Warmer Thanksgiving for Others

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Darien High School Band members will stand out in the cold early next Tuesday morning, Nov. 20 to collect turkeys for families who need some help getting food for Thanksgiving this year, and they’re asking for your help. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien, New Canaan to Compete in ‘Most Generous Town’ Giving Tuesday Award

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For the second year in a row, Darien and New Canaan will face-off to see which town can capture the title of “Most Generous Town” by raising the most funds for either The Community Fund of Darien or the New Canaan Community Foundation. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Foundation’s Annual Fundraiser, ‘Rock the Yacht’ Coming April 2019

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The Darien Foundation has announced that its’ annual fundraiser, Rock the Yacht, will be held on Saturday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Tokeneke Club. Similar to last year’s event, which drew nearly 400 guests, the evening will feature music inspired by Yacht Rock. (more…) Continue Reading →

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