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In New Canaan: ‘Marijuana: Just the Facts’ From a Medical Expert, Psychiatrist & Social Workers

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“Marijuana- Just the Facts” will be a discussion tonight of the facts about marijuana, led by Kevin Hill, MD. Dr. Hill is a marijuana expert from Harvard, and author of the book Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth About the World’s Most Popular Weed. (more…) Continue Reading →

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REMINDER: Model Boat Regatta with Racing at Tilley Pond Park May 5

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The Darien Youth Commission invites you to the Tilley Pond Model Boat Regatta on Saturday, May 5. There will be ample opportunity for EVERYONE in the family to enjoy the event, with face painting and tattooing from the Depot, musical entertainment sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, and Georgie the Clown will be on hand passing out balloons thanks to the generous support of the Darien Parks & Recreation Department! (more…) Continue Reading →

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What’s Up at Darien Library: Saturday to Friday, April 21 to 27

Darien Library General 10-13-17
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Two events on keeping your family healthy, a poet visits, the librarian of the year honored, register for the teen talent show, acting auditions, stuff for kids and stuff for teens — here’s what’s going on at Darien Library for the week starting today, Saturday, April 21: (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Come and Let’s Talk: Juuls and Vapes’ Presentation April 19 at Depot Youth Center

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The Depot Darien Youth Center presents “Come & Let’s Talk: Juuls & Vapes” ab0ut what teens should know about vaping, particularly with the “Juuls” brand. The presentation takes place at 7:30 p.m. tonight at The Depot, 25 Heights Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Depression: What To Do If You Have It or a Loved One Has It — Presentation at the Depot

Robert DiRoma counselor
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What are the signs and symptoms of depression? How can I help my child, relative or sibling? How do I protect myself while supporting a person suffering from depression? Answers to these questions and a discussion about depression will be presented by Robert DiRoma in a program at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 3, at The Depot Darien Youth Center. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Depot Announces Two New Scholarships, for $5K and $2.5K — April 18 Deadline to Apply

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Dear Depot Community:

It is my pleasure to announce the launch of two annual scholarships to be awarded to two graduating seniors from the Depot Community. These awards will be presented at Darien High School on May 24 beginning at 6:30 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Teens Have Two Options on Classes on Better Babysitting — But Register SOON

Babysitting Class Stamford EMS
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Teenagers interested in becoming better and safer at babysitting can take somewhat different classes in April either in Darien or Stamford. Register SOON: Anyone who wants the Stamford option should act fast — there were only four seats left as of Saturday, March 31. The two-session Darien class is also filling up, with seven seats left as of Saturday. (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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