Teens

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Results of Darien Teen Survey on Local Strengths and Risky Behaviors: Presentation on Tuesday, Oct 23

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The Community Fund of Darien will announce on Tuesday the results from a survey of 1,800 Darien teenagers from the 7th through the 12th grade. They were asked about aspects of their lives that encouraged and discouraged risky behaviors like substance abuse. The survey results will be made available and discussed at a 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23 forum at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk for Teens, Parents on Teen’s Mental Illnesses, Suicide Attempt, Recovery from One Who Went Through It

Emily Torchiana speaks on teen suicide, mental health
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Emily Torchiana will speak about her personal experience with mental illnesses, a suicide attempt and her eventual recovery from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Darien Library Community Room. (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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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

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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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Kids of Ages 8 to 15 Invited to Audition for ‘Broadway Beat’ Variety Show

Rocco Natale vertical Darien Arts Center
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The Darien Arts Center is teaming up with the Open Arts Alliance to provide a unique performance opportunity for ages 8 to 15. Broadway Beat, directed by Rocco Natale, executive director of the Open Arts Alliance, is a 30-minute variety show that will give every performer their moment to shine. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Registration Starts for Cops and Kids Adventures Program — Deadline is Sept 7

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Registration has begun for the “Cops and Kids Adventures” program, where Darien police officers and kids have fun “adventures” together and and come up with a community-service project. The activities are meant to help build relationships. (more…) Continue Reading →

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The Stamford Orchestral Institute, a New Program for Students, to Hold Auditions Aug 30 and 31

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The Stamford Orchestral Institute, a new orchestral program whose mission is to develop essential life skills through music, is now actively looking for young musicians who are interested in developing and expanding their musical skills. Auditions will be held Aug. 30 and 31 for the SOI’s inaugural season. Apply here. (more…) Continue Reading →

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