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Complimentary Dinner and Talk on Sleep Health for Parents of Premature Babies, Jan 29

John Ciannella neonatology
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In an effort to provide valuable resources and practical help for parents with premature babies, The Tiny Miracles Foundation (TTMF) has announced their After the NICU Education Series for 2019 with their first program, “Sleep Health and Transitions” with Dr. John Ciannella, a neonatologist at Stamford Hospital. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Losing Weight and Keeping Fit — Free Lunchtime Presentation by Darien Wellness Therapy

Darien Wellness resolutions dieting Jan 1
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The holidays are over and we are beginning the new year with the same resolutions as last year. For many of us, losing weight and becoming fit are on the agenda again. We set goals and then forget them or after a day of struggle, give up, and give in to dessert! (more…) Continue Reading →

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St Luke’s Presents Lecture Series on Religious Art; Displays Handwritten, Illuminated Bible

Saint John's Bible page illuninated hand-written
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With the invention of the printing press, so went the practice of writing the bible by hand — until Saint John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota, produced a 1,165-page handwritten, gold-illuminated bible in 2011. A limited edition of one of the seven volumes of The Saint John’s Bible is on display at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Parish for all to view for one year. St. Luke’s is also hosting a three-part lecture series this month on Bible art. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Turkey at the Crossroads’ — DCA Global Issues Series of Five Talks in January

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Darien Community Association’s 2019 Academic Lecture Series on Global Issues, “Turkey at a Crossroads”, begins Thursday, Jan. 3 and runs each of five weeks through the end of the month. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Youth Vaping Discussion: What Can Be Done at the State, Federal, Local Levels

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What the state Legislature and government in general can do to reduce vaping among teenagers was one of the main topics of a meeting Monday, where area legislators met with people on the frontlines of the effort in local communities: school officials, police

Although legislators sat at a table facing the audience, more than one participant in the crowd and at the table said that keeping teens away from vaping is primarily a local battle, and a lot of the discussion was about local efforts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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

Jeff Brameier Chelsea Piers
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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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