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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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Four-Week Series of Evening Lectures on Beethoven Offered at Darien Library

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Join Darien Library for a this four-week series on Beethoven by Gil Harel, a musicologist and award-winning educator who has taught at CUNY Baruch College and Naguatuck Valley Community College. Each presentation takes place from 7 to 8 p.m. on a Wednesday in July. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DAC Announces New Theatre Program Director; She’ll Help Teach Upcoming Audition Workshops

Maria Pizzarello Theatre Program director at DAC
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The Darien Arts Center is happy to welcome Maria Pizzarello of Stamford as its new Theatre Program director. She will oversee theatre programs for both adults and children at the DAC and is part of the team leading a series of three Audition Workshops for those 15 years and older on June 26, 27 and 28. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Forum All Day Friday for Those Interested in Fields of Film, Television and Digital Media

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The Digital Media CT Kickoff is a one-day digital media forum this Friday, June 22, with short presentations and panel discussions featuring representatives from nearby film and television studios and digital media agencies. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Parents of Incoming DHS Students: You and Your Kid NEED to Attend This, Preferably Monday Night

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All Darien High School students involved in any extracurricular activity and their parents are now required to attend one of the few scheduled school meetings about the dangers of substance abuse. And there’s one scheduled on Monday night especially for students about to complete Grade 8 and enter high school, along with one of their parents or guardians. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Starting Your Own Business: Series of Workshops at Darien Library Begins May 22

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If you have an idea about starting a business but don’t know where to start, or if your  new business is struggling to grow, this free, five-part workshop series on five Tuesday nights, starting May 22, will provide a solid foundation for your business to grow and thrive. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk and Discussion on #MeToo Movement at First Congregational Church Lunch, May 22

First Congregational Church of Darien 5-21-16
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First Congregational Church of Darien’s Women’s Association and Board of Outreach are hosting a Spring Luncheon and discussion of the #MeToo movement. Gayle Weinstein, president of the Board of Directors of The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education, will lead the talk. (more…) Continue Reading →

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In New Canaan: ‘Marijuana: Just the Facts’ From a Medical Expert, Psychiatrist & Social Workers

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“Marijuana- Just the Facts” will be a discussion tonight of the facts about marijuana, led by Kevin Hill, MD. Dr. Hill is a marijuana expert from Harvard, and author of the book Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth About the World’s Most Popular Weed. (more…) Continue Reading →

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