Holidays

Holiday-related articles

Recent Articles

Clean Up Day for Six Historic Darien Cemeteries MOVED TO SATURDAY, JUNE 8

Earth Day Darien
Download PDF

Originally scheduled for this Saturday, April 20, the second annual Darien Cemetery Clean-Up-Day, hosted by the Masonic Club of Darien has been postponed to June 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , ,

Two Days of Earth Day-Related Presentations and Programs at Grace Farms, April 26 to 27

Download PDF

In celebration of Earth Day (Monday, April 21), Grace Farms Foundation has a two-day lineup the following Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, of programs, activities and expert-led discussions about the importance of restoring local native habitats. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

Grand Marshal, Speaker Announced for This Year’s Darien Memorial Parade and Ceremony

Pat Parlette Wreaths Across America 9-28-16
Download PDF

This year’s Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal will be Darien resident Pat Parlette, and the speaker at the day’s annual ceremony will be Matt Pavia, a Darien High School teacher and author, the Darien Monuments and Ceremonies Commission has announced. The commission also announced that organizations and groups participating or wishing to participate in the parade on May 27 need to update their contact information with the commission. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , ,

Reminder: ‘Something Sweet’ Event on Saturday Let’s You Sample Desserts from All Over Darien

Dessert War Something Sweet Darien Park & Rec chocolate
Download PDF

Darien Parks and Recreation would like to give a friendly reminder about Saturday’s upcoming event, “Something Sweet” with dessert samplings and free activities for kids. The event will take place from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Mather Center (2 Renshaw Road). FREE activities for the kids including Valentine’s Day card decorating and face painting! (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,

‘Dessert War’ Competition for Darien Dessert Lovers at Pre-Valentine’s Sampling Event

Dessert War Something Sweet Darien Park & Rec chocolate
Download PDF

Darien Parks and Recreation is craving to announce “Something Sweet” — an upcoming pre-Valentine’s Day “dessert war” and gift boutique! Something Sweet will allow you to indulge with samples of some of the area’s best desserts from local eateries here in Darien! Also, vendors will have an array of gift options. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , ,

Darien Christmas Trees Get Picked Up Starting Jan 2: Here’s the DPW Schedule

Download PDF

From Jan. 2 through 30, neighborhood by neighborhood, Darien public works employees will be picking up Christmas trees left on the curb throughout town. Each neighborhood in town gets two periods for pickups. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , ,

Six Tips for New Year’s Resolutions

Seal New Year's Eve Maritime Aquarium 912-30-16
Download PDF

Due to a principle behavioral scientists call The Fresh Start Effect, people are more likely to make steps towards improved health, finances, and other goals on a day that indicates starting again (like a reboot) such as New Year’s Day. It is inevitably much easier to make New Year’s resolutions than to keep them. (more…) Continue Reading →

Filed under: , ,