Teens

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Disney’s ‘Gabby and the Unsittables’ Sunday at Darien Playhouse, a Free Show With Free Food

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CALLING ALL KIDS! The Darien Playhouse will be showing two episodes of Disney’s newest program, “Gabby & the Unsittables” this Sunday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The two 22-minute episodes are free of charge, as is the popcorn and drinks. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Social Worker Joins Community Fund’s Youth Asset Team

Andrew Tepper Youth Asset Team Community Fund of Darien
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Andrew Tepper has joined The Community Fund of Darien as an advisor to the organization’s Youth Asset Team. Tepper will help plan prevention-related events and speakers, as well as alcohol-alternative events for their peers. He’ll provide the teen perspective at Thriving Youth Task Force meetings, and mentor middle school Youth Give Back students. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Burnout vs. Breakthrough in the Teen Athlete’ Panel Discussion Wednesday at Darien High School

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Does the start of the Fall athletic season have you wondering if your student athlete will surpass their personal goals or be faced with the stress of being a student athlete? HHS Stamford and the Blue Wave Booster Club  invite parents and student athletes to “Burnout vs. Breakthrough in the Teen Athlete,” an interactive panel presentation from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2 in the Darien High School Auditorium. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk on Teen Suicide From One Who’s Tried It: Teens and Parents Invited to Darien Library, Oct 3

Emily Torchiana speaks on teen suicide, mental health
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Teens and their parents are invited to hear suicide attempt survivor Emily Torchiana speak at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3 at Darien Library. She speaks about being a victim to severe cyberbullying in high school, which led her to her struggles with post traumatic stress disorder, depression and social anxiety, as well as overcoming a suicide attempt. (more…) Continue Reading →

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College Students: Beware of These Types of Scams — Tips from the Better Business Bureau

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During the transition from high school to college many students and parents are faced with tuition payments, financial aid and scholarship applications, and often have to purchase a new laptop or tablet. These are all things that could lead to being scammed if not careful. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Kids Invited to Join the Darien YMCA Pirhanas Swim Team: Build Strong Character, Muscles, Even Appetites

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Become a part of the team! The Darien YMCA Piranha’s competitive swim program offers children and teens an opportunity to work with trained coaches to improve swimming skills, endurance and promote a healthy lifestyle. Participants build character values through personal improvement, training, goal-setting, teamwork and competition. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Library Hosts an ‘Escape Room’ Game for Kids, Teens, Families: Register Soon

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You and your flight team are stuck in a space shuttle in the depths of outer space. Something has gone terribly wrong with your ship’s engines! Can you work together and fix your spaceship in only 30 minutes? This special game, inspired by the Escape the Room challenges, requires creativity, teamwork, and curiosity to win. (more…) Continue Reading →

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