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Week of Halloween Events Coming at Stepping Stones Museum: Oct 23 to 31

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It will be a week of tricks and treats as Stepping Stones BOO-seum for Children welcomes all into its cauldron of play. During Halloween Tricks and Treat Week from Tuesday, Oct. 23 to Wednesday, Oct. 31, enjoy daily costume catwalks, creature features, face painting, hat sorting, magic tricks, make-believe monsters, mask making, pumpkin decorating, silly sensory science lab experiments and BooZoo’s Great Pumpkin parades. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tonight’s the Night for Darien’s 2018 Fireworks Display: Some Reminders, Tips and a Timetable

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Gates open at 6:30 p.m. tonight for Darien’s annual fireworks display at Darien High School. Expect the viewer area to be farther from the rockets’ red glare this year, but you’ll still see the bombs bursting in air. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Announce Traffic, Parking Regs for Darien’s Independence Day Fireworks Saturday

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Darien’s fireworks display on Saturday night is expected to be crowded, as usual, so police are again issuing a statement about traffic regulations at Darien High School for that night. You can still get permits to park your car on the high school campus. Go to the First Selectman’s Office in Town Hall, the earlier the better. Town Hall closes at 4:30 p.m., but try not to get there at the last minute. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Kids Again Parade Downtown for Darien’s 2018 Celebration of July 4th

Another wagon cowboy hat Push-n-Pull 2018
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Red, White and Blue rolled out on parade Wednesday morning, July 4, decorating kid’s bicycles, wagons, hats, clothes, wagons, faces (and did we mention wagons) and, in one case, from a huge flag over the Post Road, for Darien’s annual Push-n-Pull children’s parade. (more…) Continue Reading →

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AAA Predicts Tuesday Will Be Worst Day to Travel for Fourth of July Holiday

Worst travel day 2018 Independence Day AAA says
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Beginning Tuesday, look for busy roadways in New England when 86 percent of the region’s estimated 2.4 million travelers drive 50 miles or more this Independence Day, says AAA Northeast. Tuesday will also be the worst travel day of the holiday nationwide, according to AAA. (more…) Continue Reading →

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