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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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‘History and Health Benefits of Tea’ Presentation at DCA Women’s Luncheon, Oct 1

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The Darien Community Association (DCA) Women’s Luncheons start their season featuring “The History and Health Benefits of Tea” presented by Bigelow Tea, a family-owned business for 75 years and three generations, for their luncheon on Tuesday, October 1 at 12:15pm at the DCA. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Eagle Scout Project Creates ‘Insect Hotel’ at DCA Bird Sanctuary

Eagle Scout Project Maximus Racanelli
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A Darien Troop 53 Scout, Maximus Racanelli, completed his Eagle Scout service project in August at the Darien Community Association Bird Sanctuary. Racanelli led his team to construct two insect hotels which provide a home for various insects such as bees, beetles, fireflies, ladybugs, dragonflies, and butterflies. (more…) Continue Reading →

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55th Annual — or Should We Say Perennial? — DCA Plant Sale Coming Friday, May 10

DCA Greenhouse Group 2019
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Beautiful plants at great prices, all for a good cause, will be offered on Friday, May 10 at the Darien Community Association from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Enjoy free coffee and tea with home baked scones and muffins while you shop, learn and socialize. There is no fee for entry to the plant sale or the workshops offered with it. (more…) Continue Reading →

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