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Darien Human Services Asks You for Household Goods Donations for Darienites at Poverty Level

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The Darien Human Services Department will be holding a household goods drive beginning Monday, March 2. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bestselling Author, Actress, Philanthropist Deborah Goodrich Royce to Speak March 5 at Opus Luncheon

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Author Deborah Goodrich Royce will speak on March 5 about her best-selling book, “Finding Mrs. Ford,” as well as her storied career as an actress and philanthropist at the annual Spring Luncheon of Opus for Person-to-Person. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Dance Party During School Break for Families With Kids 6+ Feb 20 at DL Studio

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Looking for a fun activity to share with your children during the February school break? The Community Fund of Darien is partnering with Dance on the DL to host a dance party for parents and boys & girls ages 6 and over. No previous dance experience required. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Depot Fundraiser to Recognize Individuals, Families Who Helped Open Its Doors 30 Years Ago

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Celebrating its 30th year, the Depot Youth Center — the oldest teen center in the nation — will be kicking the year off from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Country Club of Darien with its “Blue Jeans and Blazers” fundraiser. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Wear Your Jeans to the Depot Youth Center’s ‘Blue Jeans & Blazers’ Feb 8 Fundraiser

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You’re invited to shake off those winter blues, get into your favorite blue jeans and come to the Depot Youth Center’s annual winter fundraiser “Blue Jeans & Blazers” on Saturday, Feb. 8. (more…) Continue Reading →

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What Happens When You Put Money in the Salvation Army Kettle in Darien

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The Salvation Army bell ringing season runs through Christmas Eve when the red kettles are packed away for the season. When you give at the red kettle outside of Palmer’s Market, 90% of the money dropped in the kettle goes right back to our community! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Well, NOW We Beat ’em: Darien Tops New Canaan in Third ‘Most Generous Town’ Competition

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This year, Thanksgiving marked the date of not one, but two competitions between perennial rivals Darien and New Canaan — the hotly contested Turkey Bowl, and the final day of the third annual “Most Generous Town” fundraising competition between the Community Fund of Darien and the New Canaan Community Foundation. (more…) Continue Reading →

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