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Housing for the Elderly and Disabled: Forum, 1 to 3 PM Friday on New Study

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The Connecticut Fair Housing Center and the state Department of Housing invite you to a forum from 1 to 3 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7 at Darien Library to learn about the findings of a new study on state-funded housing complexes. These buildings provide housing to both elderly tenants and younger tenants with disabilities. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Skyscraper Architect Talks on Super Tall Buildings at Darien Mens Association

James von Klemperer speaker Darien Mens Association
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The architect building One Vanderbilt Place, the 435-meter skyscraper being built next door to Grand Central Station, will speak on architectural design and super tall buildings at the Darien Mens Association on Wednesday, Nov. 28. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Music and Faith’ Lectures at Darien Library Include Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Bernstein

Gil Harel Darien Library music lecturer
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Darien Library presents a new four-week, Tuesday lecture series on music and faith taught by Gil Harel. (Watch his previous lectures.) All lectures take place from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at Darien Library, starting this Tuesday, Nov. 20. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Jeff Brameier, DHS Boys Lacrosse Coach for Decades, Speaks at Darien Men’s Association on Wednesday

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Jeff Brameier, a lacrosse coach at Darien High School for decades, will talk at the Darien Men’s Association meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14 on “The Importance of Athletics in High School.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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