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YWCA’s Toddler Time Fall Registration is Now Open

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Looking for a fun 2’s program? Now is the time to sign up your child for the YWCA’s ever popular Toddler Time program. Toddler Time is a fun-filled two-hour drop-off program where children have free play, story time, learn new songs, create works of art and make new friends in a class of up to eight students, taught by two experienced teachers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Discover Dunlap and Selleck’s Woods on Trail Discovery Day, Sunday, May 19

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The trails of Dunlap and Selleck’s Woods will be transformed into a magical place of exploration and discovery from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, May 19, Trails Discovery Day. The popular Trails Discovery Day has returned with a broad array of activities for families and individuals of all ages interested in having fun in the woods while learning about flora, fauna and the environment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Americares Readies Help for Indians Hit by Cyclone This Weekend

Cyclone Fani India Americares 2019
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Americares India is preparing to deliver medicine and relief supplies to assist survivors of India’s worst cyclone in decades. Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha Friday morning local time with wind gusts over 120 mph — the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane. More than 1 million people evacuated India’s east coast as the storm approached, taking refuge from the heavy rains and punishing winds in more than 800 emergency shelters. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Scout Tag Sale on Sunday, May 5 to Close Much of the Eastbound Lane on West Ave

Darien Scout Tag Sale 2019
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Darien Scouts are holding their giant, vastly organized, 47th annual tag sale on Sunday, May 5, from 8 a.m. (when bargain hunters will already be lined up) to 4 p.m. (when some still will be picking through the remaining items). Also lined up are cars as drivers look for parking or just try to pass by. At 7 a.m., police again are closing the eastbound lane (toward downtown) on West Avenue all the way from the Noroton Avenue intersection to the Andrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin itself, at 140 West Ave. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Nature Center Raffle Features Cool Prizes for Kids or Adults

Darien Nature Center Down on the Farm raffle 2019
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The Darien Nature Center is selling raffle tickets in advance of its annual “Down on the Farm” celebration. Participants have the opportunity to choose which of the following four prizes they would like to win: a night out in Darien, a custom lemonade stand, a marble sculpture, and a Nature Center birthday party! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Child Guidance Center’s ‘A Derby Affair’ Annual Spring Gala Takes Place May 4

A Derby Affair 1 CGC gala 2019
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“A Derby Affair,” a gala benefitting the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, features the Kentucky Derby live on TV, a 50/50 raffle, a cocktail reception, dinner and the chance to participate in silent and live auctions. (more…) Continue Reading →

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

Earth Day Darien
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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 →

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