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CNN Commentator, Hedge Fund Founder, Business CEO in Latest ‘Darien Neighbor’s, Global Players’ Speaker Series

Speakers Darien Neighbors DCA Feb 2020
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The latest “Darien Neighbors, Global Players” speaker series includes SE Cupp, a commentator with a show on CNN; Steve Mandel, the founder of the Lone Pine Capital Investing hedge fund; and Ian Murray, founder and CEO of Vineyard Vines. The three-lecture series starts on March 31 and concludes on April 28 at the Darien Community Association. Tickets are on sale now. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Recent Diplomat Susan Thornton to Speak on China-U.S. Relations on Monday, Feb 3 at DCA

Susan Thornton on China
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Susan Thornton of the Yale Law School will deliver the final lecture of this year’s Darien Community Association 2020 Academic Lecture Series on Global Issues,  ”China’s Global Reach,” at 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 3. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DCA Speaker Series on China’s Global Reach Continues Thursday With Talk on ‘Belt and Road Initiative’

Neysun Manhboubi
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The fourth speaker in the Darien Community Association Academic Lecture Series on Thursday, Jan. 30 will be Neysun Manhboubi, whose topic will be “China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Paving the Way to a New Global Order?” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Next DCA Women’s Luncheon on ‘Darien Wellness Opportunities’ Tuesday, Jan 7

Nancy Joyce speaker
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The Darien Community Association Women’s Luncheons will feature “Darien Wellness Opportunities – Discover exciting and innovative places to go in our own town!” for their luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 12:15 p.m. at the DCA. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Christmas Tea with Carolyn’s Absolutely Fabulous Events at DCA on Dec 12

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Enjoy tea sandwiches, assorted scones with jam and clotted cream, and a selection of traditional British Christmas treats — in the festive atmosphere of the Darien Community Association mansion, beautifully decorated for the season. UPDATE: “This event is sold out. Please call our office at 203-655-9050 extension 10 to be put on the waitlist,” the DCA says on its website. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How Publishers Choose and Market Books: Talk at DCA Women’s Luncheon Dec 3

How a Book is Published and Marketed DCA luncheon Barrett Bookstore
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The Darien Community Association Women’s Luncheons will feature “How a Book is Published and Marketed,” for their luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at at the DCA. Plus Barrett Bookstore, which is presenting the event, will be available to give helpful guidance for book groups and ideas for Christmas gifts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Girl’s Night Out’ Gingerbread Decorating Night Dec 10 at Darien Community Association

DCA Gingerbread Decorating Girls Night Out
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Gather your friends, neighbors, or book group for a Girls’ Night Out Gingerbread House Decorating from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10. As one participant raved, “It’s like no other event of its kind—low key, lots of fun, and a really nice evening out with friends before the holiday rush begins.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn About Gems (and Auctions) Nov 5, When a Sotheby’s Expert Speaks at DCA Women’s Luncheon

Sotheby's rings
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A Darien Community Association Women’s Luncheon on Nov. 5 will feature  a representative from Sotheby’s auction house talking about colored gems— rubies, emeralds and sapphires — their qualities and origins, and how to determine which are the finest. (more…) Continue Reading →

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