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Public Parks and Private Gardens: Art in 19th Century France — Lecture Thursday at Darien Library

Monet Garden at Sainte Adresse 1867
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Darien Library is hosting a lecture Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.inspired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition, Public Parks, Private Gardens: Paris to Provence, on display March 12 through July 29. (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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Heather Pech, Marathoner, Coach, Former CEO of Polo Jeans and 9 West, Speaks Wednesday to Darien Men’s Association

Heather Pech
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Heather Pech, winning marathon runner, successful retail fashion executive and a native Darien resident, will talk about her life on the run at the Wednesday, April 4 meeting of the Darien Men’s Association. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Jim Cameron Speaks to Greenwich Audience About CT’s Transportation Funding Crisis

Special Transportation Fund crisis 2018
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The transportation in Connecticut is, to be blunt, in dire straits, commuter advocate Jim Cameron of Darien recently told a Greenwich audience. He also discussed possible solutions. (more…) Continue Reading →

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High School Teacher Speaks Wednesday on How His Students Win at Science, Engineering Fairs

Andy Bramante science teacher
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Andy Bramante, a high school science teacher, will talk about what’s behind his students’ success and how he motivates them to peak performance on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Darien Men’s Association. The meeting is open to the public. (more…) Continue Reading →

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CT Transportation Commissioner James Redeker, Legislators Speak Wednesday at Norwalk Forum

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A two-hour public forum on state transportation issues and problems will be held Wednesday evening with the state transportation commissioner and three legislators, including state Rep. Terrie Wood, who issued this announcement:

If you are a commuter or if you are interested in learning more about state transportation issues, I would like to invite you to a transportation forum in Norwalk on Wednesday, March 28 with Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Former NATO Commander Wesley Clark to Speak in New Canaan April 25

Wesley Clark Grace Farms
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Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander and U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark is coming to New Canaan on April 25 to speak about “America’s potential for growth and leadership,” including “modern-day slavery and its impact on both the environment and business community.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Gardening Classes This Spring at YWCA Darien/Norwalk

YWCA Darien Norwalk
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For years, novice and experienced local gardeners have looked forward to the YWCA Darien/Norwalk’s gardening classes taught each spring by Darien- based landscaper, Sara McCool of Ungemack McCool Perennial Garden. The courses offer exceptional value to green thumbs — expert advice at unbeatable prices. All classes are held at the YWCA Darien/Norwalk’s office at 49 Old Kings Hwy. North, Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Depot’s Next ‘Coffee and Conversations’ Discussion is on Kids and Smoking Devices

Coffee and Conversations at The Depot
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The public is invited to an informal workshop/discussion on vapes, e-cigarettes and “Juuls” at the Depot, Darien’s youth center, on Thursday, March 15 as part of the Depot’s “Coffee & Conversations” series. The event takes place from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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