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Up-and-Coming Classical Musicians and Open Lesson at Darien Library’s Studio Showcase Series This Sunday

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This Sunday, Dec. 9, fans of classical music are invited to hear Alicia Qin and Edward Yudolevich performing works by Debussy and Liszt, followed by an open lesson in classical music performance by pianist Zachary Saffa. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Housing for the Elderly and Disabled: Forum, 1 to 3 PM Friday on New Study

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The Connecticut Fair Housing Center and the state Department of Housing invite you to a forum from 1 to 3 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7 at Darien Library to learn about the findings of a new study on state-funded housing complexes. These buildings provide housing to both elderly tenants and younger tenants with disabilities. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DHS Teacher Matt Pavia and Father, Tony Pavia, to Talk About Their New Book on Stamfordites in the Vietnam War

Authors of An American Town in the Vietnam War
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Matt Pavia, a Darien High School teacher, and his father, Tony Pavia, co-authors of An American Town and the Vietnam War, will talk about the book and sign copies of it at Darien Library this Wednesday evening. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Music and Faith’ Lectures at Darien Library Include Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Bernstein

Gil Harel Darien Library music lecturer
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Darien Library presents a new four-week, Tuesday lecture series on music and faith taught by Gil Harel. (Watch his previous lectures.) All lectures take place from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at Darien Library, starting this Tuesday, Nov. 20. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Take in a Round of Miniature Golf at Darien Library’s Mini Golf Fundraiser Saturday and Sunday

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Bring your family and put-putt your way around an 18-hole miniature golf course set up throughout Darien Library at its 5th annual Mini Golf fundraiser, which takes place both on Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Nov. 18. Cost: $5 per player — each player will also receive a free hot dog. You can also enjoy face painting and other activities. Continue Reading →

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Civil War Lecture Series: The Biggest Turning Point in American History

The Civil War lecture series by Mark Albertson at Darien Library
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Come to Darien Library on Mondays, starting Oct. 22 for a four-week series on the “The Civil War: Revolt of the Planters” and learn about the tension between those who enlist the agrarian agenda and those that desire to industrialize. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Results of Darien Teen Survey on Local Strengths and Risky Behaviors: Presentation on Tuesday, Oct 23

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The Community Fund of Darien will announce on Tuesday the results from a survey of 1,800 Darien teenagers from the 7th through the 12th grade. They were asked about aspects of their lives that encouraged and discouraged risky behaviors like substance abuse. The survey results will be made available and discussed at a 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23 forum at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Still Register for a Class Saturday on Adobe Software at Darien Library

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Editor’s note: This free class at Darien Library takes place from 12 noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 (tomorrow) and it isn’t full yet. It costs nothing but your time and energy. Whether you are a small business owner, entrepreneur, graphic designer, or are just simply interested in creating a specific work such as a brochure, join us! (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘The Catcher Was a Spy’ — Friday Night Feature at Darien Library

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Darien Library presents The Catcher Was a Spy, in two showings as part of the library’s Friday Night Feature series, shown for free in the Community Room. The movie is about a major league baseball catcher who becomes a spy during World War II and tries to stop Germany from making an atomic bomb. Based on a true story. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk for Teens, Parents on Teen’s Mental Illnesses, Suicide Attempt, Recovery from One Who Went Through It

Emily Torchiana speaks on teen suicide, mental health
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Emily Torchiana will speak about her personal experience with mental illnesses, a suicide attempt and her eventual recovery from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Darien Library Community Room. (more…) Continue Reading →

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