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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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Conference on Self-Driving Cars in CT Oct 12 in Stamford: Free, Open to the Public

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Connecticut municipal planners, transportation professionals, business leaders, and lawmakers will discuss how autonomous vehicles will transform the state’s economy and transportation infrastructure at an Oct. 12 conference at the University of Connecticut campus in Stamford. The Autonomous Vehicle Forum, sponsored by AAA Northeast, is open to the public. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DCA’s Four-Part 2018 Art Lecture Series Focuses on Sculpture

Athena Parthenon
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The focus of the Darien Community Association’s annual Art Lecture Series this year will be on sculpture. Four lectures are scheduled every Thursday in October in the DCA’s Garden Room. Attendees will gain insights to better understand, enjoy and discern the sculptural work of art. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘The Power of Your Home’ Lunch Lecture on Interior Design, Outdoor Spaces Coming to DCA Oct 2

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The Darien Community Association (DCA) Women’s Luncheons will feature Krista Fox discussing “The Power of Your Home,” on interior design and outdoor spaces for their luncheon on Tuesday, October 2 at 12:15 p.m. at the DCA. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn About Delacroix Thursday, Then Go See the Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum

Eugene Delacroix self portrait
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Get a preview of the just-opened hit exhibit from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix. Page Knox of Columbia University an the Met will talk about Delacroix from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20 at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Author to Talk About Her Nephew’s Recovery From Opioid Addiction, Sept 25 in Greenwich

Renée Hodges author
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The story of how one young man triumphed over opioid addition is the subject of award-winning author Renée Hodges’ memoir, Saving Bobby: Heroes and Heroin in One Small Community, which she’ll discuss at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the YWCA in Greenwich. (more…) Continue Reading →

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This Week at Darien Library: Music, Author’s Visit, Kids’ Activities, Presentations for Adults

Darien Library General 10-13-17
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Darien Library keeps providing the town with interesting events, and here are the latest for this week, including an author visit, music for kids and families, classes and presentations on different topics, including the start of a four-week series on Beethoven. (more…) Continue Reading →

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