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

Stamford Orchestral Institute students
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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. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Road Race Coming Sept 16, Raises Money for Community Fund of Darien

Darien Road Race 2016 8-14-16
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The 39th annual Darien Road Race is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 16 at Pear Tree Point Beach and includes a 1.5-mile Fun Run and, new this year, a 5-mile race. This year’s race will feature “The Finish Line” tent with music, games, sponsor booths, silent auction and an awards ceremony. The race, organized by the Community Fund of Darien, has raised a significant amount of money over the years to benefit our neighbors with critical needs in Stamford, Norwalk and Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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This Week at Darien Library: Music, Author’s Visit, Kids’ Activities, Presentations for Adults

Darien Library General 10-13-17
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Darien Library keeps providing the town with interesting events, and here are the latest for this week, including an author visit, music for kids and families, classes and presentations on different topics, including the start of a four-week series on Beethoven. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Isn’t Too Late to Register Your Kid for a Town Summer Camp Program

Darien Parks and Recreation Summer Camp from catalog 2018
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The Darien Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for the residents of Darien. Registration for programs takes place online, at the Parks and Recreation office located in Town Hall, or through the mail. (more…) Continue Reading →

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These Class of 2018 High School Graduates from Darien Are Going to Military Service Academies

Army cadets stand in line to obtain their diplomas during commencement exercises for the class of 2012 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., May 26, 2012. US Govt Pic https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Defense.gov_photo_essay_120526-A-AO884-263.jpg
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Three high school students from Darien about to graduate have been accepted at U.S. military service academies — James Bieler and Drew Durkin are going to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point; and Christine Fiore is headed for the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. (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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