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Thank You, Darien Police Officer Chris Jimenez, for Helping Those Shaken College Basketball Players

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Dear Chief Anderson,

This past Friday was a normal Friday night at the Depot; lots of kids, lots of noise. Officer Chris Jimenez walked in the door and  came straight over to me and said there had been a bus accident on the thruway; would it be possible to bring the people on the bus to the Depot as it was bitter cold, and the wind was relentless. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Depot Fundraiser to Recognize Individuals, Families Who Helped Open Its Doors 30 Years Ago

Wide Blue Jeans and Blazers fundraiser Darien Depot Youth Center 2020
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Celebrating its 30th year, the Depot Youth Center — the oldest teen center in the nation — will be kicking the year off from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Country Club of Darien with its “Blue Jeans and Blazers” fundraiser. (more…) Continue Reading →

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8th Grade Chapter of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Starts Thursday at Depot

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The Darien Depot is introducing an 8th Grade SADD Program starting this Thursday, Jan. 23, but he Depot says students who can’t show up on that date or the next four should not sign up. The program will meet one Thursday a month after school, from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

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Wear Your Jeans to the Depot Youth Center’s ‘Blue Jeans & Blazers’ Feb 8 Fundraiser

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You’re invited to shake off those winter blues, get into your favorite blue jeans and come to the Depot Youth Center’s annual winter fundraiser “Blue Jeans & Blazers” on Saturday, Feb. 8. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Chrishaunda Lee Perez, Author of ‘We Come as Girls. We Leave as Women,’ Visits the Depot Nov 3

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Please come to the Darien Depot Youth Center on Sunday, Nov. 3 for a chat with the author, Chrishaunda Lee Perez, as she discusses the themes of her new debut novel, “We Come as Girls. We Leave as Women.” If you have a daughter, this is an afternoon you will not want to miss. Bring them. Continue Reading →

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