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Music, Dancing, Food, Drink and a Silent Auction at Darien Nature Center’s ‘Fireside’ Fundraiser Saturday, Oct 20

Fireside Darien Nature Center 2018
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Join Darien Nature Center at its annual fundraising event, “Fireside,” on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m. under the stars. A bonfire will be glowing to warm the nip in an October evening as our guests enjoy live music, dancing, great food and drink, and a silent auction of wondrous items, gifts, and getaways. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Inner City Foundation Benefit Oct 27 Honors Scott and Icy Frantz and Terry O’Connor

The Sultans from Inner-City Foundation annual Autumn Gala 2018
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The Inner-City Foundation of Charity & Education will honor Greenwich’s state Sen. Scott Frantz and his wife Icy Frantz at its 27th annual Autumn Gala next month for their local philanthropy. The benefit, to be held on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, will also honor Terry O’Connor, executive director of the Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tiny Miracles Foundation Benefit on Nov 3 Features Billy Joel Band Member, Supports Families of Premies

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Recording artist Mike DelGuidice, a Billy Joel band member, will be entertaining the crowd at the Tiny Miracles Foundation’s Nov. 3 “Journey Through a Miracle” gala, co-chaired by Ashley Dineen of Darien and PJ Marcella of New Canaan. The foundation encourages you to help the smallest members of our community by sponsoring or attending the event.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Smart Walk’ on Sunday, Oct 21 to Benefit Westport-Based Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities

Smart Walk Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
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Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, the Westport-based nonprofit, will hold its First Annual Smart Walk for Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Sunday, Oct. 21 with registration starting at 12 noon at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Person-to-Person Celebrates Golden Anniversary with ‘Transforming Lives’ Gala on Nov 17

P2P 50 Years of Transforming Lives gala chairs
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To commemorate “50 years of Transforming Lives,” Person-to-Person will celebrate its golden anniversary with the “Transforming Lives” gala on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Harvest Table’ Event Nov 8 Benefits New Covenant Center’s 600,000 Meals, Services in Area

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New Covenant Center, which runs one of the largest soup kitchens in the state, will hold its signature fundraiser of the year, “Harvest Table,” from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8. at the Italian Center in Stamford. The 8th annual event will feature a cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres from vendors, a silent auction and a harvest dinner with a presentation about the organization’s 40 years of service. (more…) Continue Reading →

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REMINDER: Abilis Walk/Run Sunday, Oct 14 at Greenwich Point Park

Abilis Walk/Run Two Cara Gilbride, Calalily Studios
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Registration is open for the Oct. 14 Walk/Run for Abilis at Greenwich Point Park. The event includes a three-mile run for runners of all levels and a one-mile walk that is accessible to strollers and wheelchairs. Abilis is a nonprofit organization that supports more than 700 individuals with special needs and their families annually from birth throughout adulthood.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tailgate-Themed Gala Oct 20 for ABC in Darien Scholarship Program

Square thumbnail A Better Chance College Tailgate gala 2018
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The eight scholars of A Better Chance in Darien may not yet know what college colors they will be wearing in the years to come, but on Oct. 20, a college tailgate party will be held in their honor to help get them there. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Daughters of the American Revolution and Prospective Members to Tour Mather Homestead Oct 15

Stephen Tyng Mather Home 04-23-17
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Darien’s Good Wife’s River Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will tour Darien’s Mather Homestead on Monday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Members and prospects are invited to attend and afterwards to enjoy lunch together at a local restaurant. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Fundraising for Christmastime Wreaths on Veterans Graves Continues Saturday, Oct 6

Wreaths Across America collection Alan Bixler, Karen Polett Carol Wilder-Tamme
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You can help fund wreaths to be laid on veterans graves this December at Spring Grove Veterans Cemetery by contributing now to the Darien chapter of Wreaths Across America. Next Saturday, Oct. 6, volunteers will be collecting contributions for $15 sponsorships at Darien Dunkin Donuts from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Luncheon on Thursday: Learn About What World Vision Is Doing in Bangladesh — and Nearby

World Vision Bangladesh from Women of Vision Fairfield County announcement
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You can learn about what international Christian charity World Vision is doing in Bangladesh and find out what Women of Vision Fairfield County is doing locally for people in need at a lunch this Thursday in Greenwich. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Raveis Ride + Walk Fundraiser on Sunday Features Bob Marley’s Band, The Wailers

The Wailers
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You can join hundreds of people from Darien, Norwalk and surrounding towns who will be running, walking and riding, then listening to Bob Marley’s legendary reggae band, The Wailers, this Sunday, Sept. 30 at the fourth annual Raveis Ride + Walk at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk. The Wailers will perform when the riders and walkers have finished. This year is the first time the family-friendly event will include a musical performance. (more…) Continue Reading →

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