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Letter: Human Services Director Thanks Tokeneke Parents for Pumpkin Fair Generosity

Tokeneke Pumpkin Carnival 10-12-17
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To the editor,

[Editor’s note: This is a copy of a letter sent to Amy Daniels and Doreen Godfrey of the Tokeneke Parents Association, which organized this past weekend’s Tokeneke Pumpkin Fair.] (more…) Continue Reading →

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Musician Joins Darien Arts Center to Teach Rock Ensemble, Young Composers, Give Private Music Lessons

Dan Salpaugh to teach Rock Composing Private Lessons at Darien Arts Center
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Musician Dan Saulpaugh has joined the Darien Arts Center to lead new group lessons that include a Rock Ensemble Workshop as well as the Young Composers’ Workshop, in addition to teaching private music lessons in guitar and voice. The group workshops each take place on Saturdays, beginning on Oct. 13, and private guitar and voice lessons are ongoing. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Westoberfest’ on Oct 13 in Westport Has Beer Tasting, Family Activities, Artisans, Car Rally

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More than 16 local and regional breweries will serve up their favorite seasonal craft beer tastings at Westoberfest, which runs from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13  in the heart of downtown Westport on Elm Street. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Free College Application Seminar Offered by Greenwich Education Group Oct 18

facebook size poster Greenwich Education Group event Oct 18 2018
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Greenwich Education Group is organizing their fourth annual free college application seminar, featuring an expert panel. The goal is to help families navigate a particularly stress-inducing aspect of the college admission process. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bonnie Gombos Both Heads DAC Dance and, with Husband Jamie, Teaches Martial Arts

DAC Dance Director Bonnie Gombos with dance students Darien Ats Center DAC
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For many in Darien, “Miss Bonnie” is synonymous with ballet, modern, tap, hip hop, jazz and multiple other dance opportunities for youth. It’s not a surprise, as Bonnie Gombos has been at the helm of the Darien Art Center’s well-known dance department since 2007 and has been teaching dance at the DAC for 23 years. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Author to Talk About Her Nephew’s Recovery From Opioid Addiction, Sept 25 in Greenwich

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The story of how one young man triumphed over opioid addition is the subject of award-winning author Renée Hodges’ memoir, Saving Bobby: Heroes and Heroin in One Small Community, which she’ll discuss at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the YWCA in Greenwich. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Dance on The DL Now at Goodwives Shopping Center, You’re Invited to the Grand Opening Sept 22

Dance on the DL Tokeneke School
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Dance on the DL, which previously offered dance classes out of JoyRide Studo at Goodwives Shopping Center, has moved into its own space next door in the shopping center. The local dance instruction business will celebrate with a Grand Opening open house on Saturday, Sept. 22. (more…) Continue Reading →

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