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Reminder: ‘Something Sweet’ Event on Saturday Let’s You Sample Desserts from All Over Darien

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Darien Parks and Recreation would like to give a friendly reminder about Saturday’s upcoming event, “Something Sweet” with dessert samplings and free activities for kids. The event will take place from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Mather Center (2 Renshaw Road). FREE activities for the kids including Valentine’s Day card decorating and face painting! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Sensory-Friendly Morning Offered at Maritime Aquarium Early on Sunday, Feb 3

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For some, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a place with too many stimuli. So on Sunday, Feb. 3, the Aquarium is planning a special morning to give guests with sensory-processing differences a fun, comfortable and accepting environment. During “Sensory-Friendly Morning,” lights in the Aquarium will be lower, and music and other sounds will be turned down or off. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Fifth Grade Essay Contest Winners Announced by Darien Daughters of the American Revolution

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The Darien chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution on Tuesday announced five awards in this year’s Fifth Grade D.A.R. essay contest. (more…) Continue Reading →

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

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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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Registration for Beach Permits and Spring, Summer Programs Starts March 6: Here Are Some Offerings

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Darien Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that registration for 2019 spring & summer programs, as well as the sale of 2019 beach permits, will begin on Wednesday, March 6 online, here. Program registration and beach permit sales will also be accepted through the mail or in-person in Room 110 of the Darien Town Hall, starting March 6. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Depot Invites You to Its 1980s-Inspired ‘Après Ski’ Fashion Fundraiser on Feb 9

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Darien Depot’s staff, supporters and students invite you to come in from the cold and join them for an evening to celebrate and support the longest running teen center in the country, at the “Apres-Ski Fashion Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 9. (more…) Continue Reading →

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