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Darien Rotary’s ‘Spring Into Wellness’ Fair Benefits Carver Foundation Scholarships to NCC

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To welcome in Spring 2019, Darien Rotary Club will host a Spring Into Wellness! Fair on Thursday, March 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to welcome in Spring 2019 and benefit a good cause. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Arts Center Board Members Thank Caffè Nero for Hosting Fundraiser

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To the editor:

We are fortunate to have many individuals and local businesses that value the importance of arts in our community and that support the Darien Arts Center. The DAC, which is not subsidized by the town of Darien, solely depends on funding from its programs, donations, grants, and fundraising. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Live Acoustic Music at ‘Coffee and Culture’ Benefit for Darien Arts Center at Caffè Nero Feb 28

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Darien’s newest coffee house, Caffè Nero, will be host to “Coffee & Culture,” a benefit for the Darien Arts Center, on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 6:30p.m. to 9 p.m.

The evening will include live acoustic music by DAC music instructor Dan Saulpaugh, artwork by the 2018 Ginny Wright Scholarship recipient Nadia Czebiniak, and complimentary beverages and light fare provided by Caffè Nero. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Gretchen Rubin, NYT Bestselling Author, to Speak at OPUS for P2P Spring Luncheon

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OPUS for Person-to-Person invites members of the community to hear #1 New York Times best-selling author Gretchen Rubin discuss her new book, Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter& Organize to Make More Room for Happiness, while supporting the Emergency Fund of Person-to-Person. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Dinner, Cocktails, Dancing to Live Music at Abilis Gala in Darien to Help People with Special Needs

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An evening with a champagne reception, cocktails, dinner, and dancing at Woodway Country Club is taking place Saturday, April 27 at the Spring for Abilis gala fundraiser to help individuals with special needs and their families. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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