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Sidewalk Sales Days Weekend Has Just Begun in Lower Fairfield County

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Chambers of commerce in Darien, New Canaan and Greenwich are all holding “Sidewalk Sales Days” in their downtowns on the same weekend, and the Downtown Westport Merchants Association is holding its annual Arts Festival on the same weekend. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bible Classes for Children Are Available Free at the Christian Science Reading Room

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Want your children to broaden their horizons this summer? Introduce them to the Bible. During these free, one-hour classes at the Christian Science Reading Room in Darien, children will learn about and discuss Bible characters and beloved Biblical texts. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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Isn’t Too Late to Register Your Kid for a Town Summer Camp Program

Darien Parks and Recreation Summer Camp from catalog 2018
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The Darien Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for the residents of Darien. Registration for programs takes place online, at the Parks and Recreation office located in Town Hall, or through the mail. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Noroton Fire Dept Block Party Starts at 5 PM Saturday: Music, Food, Raffle, Community

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Noroton Fire Department’s annual Block Party starts at 5 p.m., Saturday, June 30 , an event for the entire family with a wide variety of food and beverages as well as live entertainment featuring the renowned Highland Rovers and Jump the Gunn bands. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Collectible Car Show Coming on Saturday, July 14, Part of Sidewalk Sale Days

2018 Collectible Car Show Darien Chamber Sidewalk Sale Days
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A small antique and collectible car show will take place on Saturday, July 14, the last day of Darien’s Sidewalk Sales and Family Fun Days. If you’ve got a collectible car you like showing off, please contact the Darien Chamber of Commerce to get one of the 25 to 35 spots available. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Norwalk Arts Festival on Saturday, Sunday, June 23 & 24, With 85-Plus Artists and Crafts People

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Art, music and food combine this weekend at the Norwalk Arts Festival will be the location for the Norwalk Arts Festival on June 23 and 24, 2018. The festival is free and open to the public from 10 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Editorial: Darien Public Schools Music Dept Blog Posts Inappropriate Photo [UPDATED]

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Take a look at these images. They’d be fine at a family picnic or among friends. The purpose of the school trip where the picture was taken was different. The picture should reflect that difference. If these images would be fine representing Darien High School, then we need to rethink Darien High School. Continue Reading →

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