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Vampires in New England: A Talk at Darien Historical Society About a Colonial Vampire Scare

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In 1990, two young boys playing in a Connecticut quarry made a startling discovery, which led to an even more frightening revelation — evidence of a vampire scare in early New England. Hear the chilling true story, Vampires in New England, with Dr. Nick Bellantoni, Connecticut’s archaeologist emeritus, during the Darien Historical Society’s Historical Halloween on Sunday, October 27 at 3 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Invest in Your Child’s ‘Executive Functioning’ Skills: Psychologist’s Presentation Thursday

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Practical strategies to help your children build executive functioning (EF) skills and improve focus, organization and self-regulation is the subject of a presentation Thursday at Darien Library by a psychologist who specializes in the subject. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Domestic Violence Today’ Discussion on Oct 15 with an Expert at YWCA Greenwich

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Professor Susan Sorenson of the University of Pennsylvania, an expert in domestic violence will discuss with Meredith Gold, YWCA Greenwich director of domestic abuse services, how domestic violence has evolved from a private family matter to a human rights issue. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Seniors: Reserve a Seat Soon for At Home in Darien’s Annual Lunch with Speaker on Heart Disease

Dr. Mina Owlia from At Home in Darien
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All Darien seniors are invited to attend At Home in Darien’s Annual Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at The Darien Community Association, where an expert on managing and preventing heart disease will speak. The lunch is free but seats are limited and must be reserved by Oct. 11. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘History and Health Benefits of Tea’ Presentation at DCA Women’s Luncheon, Oct 1

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The Darien Community Association (DCA) Women’s Luncheons start their season featuring “The History and Health Benefits of Tea” presented by Bigelow Tea, a family-owned business for 75 years and three generations, for their luncheon on Tuesday, October 1 at 12:15pm at the DCA. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Register Now for a Mental Health First Aid Course in Darien — Seating Limited to First 30

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You can take a Mental Health First Aid course in Darien on Friday, Sept. 27 at Darien EMS. The course is designed for the general public, as well as those involved in any of the healthcare and first responder fields. But if you decide to register, do it early — seating is limited to the first 30 who sign up. (See the end of this article for more details.)

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How Executives and High-Status Professionals Recover From Addiction, Mental Illness: June 12 Talk

Samuel Ball Addiction Executives Silver Hill
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What works in treating high-achieving executives and high-status professionals for addiction or mental illness? And what doesn’t work? That’s the subject of a talk Wednesday, June 12 by Samuel Ball, Ph.D., the director of executive programs at Silver Hill Hospital. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Panel on Humanitarian Impact of Mideast Conflicts With Gen Petraeus, Former Sen Lieberman, June 18

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Grace Farms Foundation, in partnership with the Institute for the Study of War (ISW), invites the public to a discussion among military, public policy and research experts from 7:30 to 9 p.m., June 18 to discuss the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and their importance to United States national security and values. (more…) Continue Reading →

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