The Week Ahead at Darien Library: Class Gifts, Beethoven’s 9th, Cooking Demo

Darien Library 04-05-17
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Fun for kids, a lecture on Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (among other works), musical performances from Darien High School Class of 1973 (and their artwork), a cooking class on plant-based eating are some of the things going on at Darien Library in the coming week:

— This article is reprinted from the Friday, July 27, 2018 This Week at Darien Library newsletter, which you can find online here.


45th Reunion Class Gift: Music

  • The Darien High School Class of 1973 invites you to an afternoon of “brief but spectacular performances.” Enjoy vocal performances and pieces played on piano, French horn, flute, and acoustic guitar. The show is on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 3 p.m.
  • The reception for their Harvest art exhibit is on Friday, Aug. 3 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

— Amanda L. Goodman, publicity manager

Registered Program (Just One This Week)

Register by clicking the title:

Plant-Strong Cooking and Nutrition: Week Four
Thursday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m.

Join Mimi Griffith as she wraps up the 21-Day journey into plant-based eating with a cooking demo.

For Adults

No registration required for these programs. Just walk in:

Short Stories for Long Days
Tuesday, July 31 at 3 p.m.

Concerti, Masses, Sonatas, and the Triumph of Symphony No. 9
Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m.


Barbara Hawes painting "Chrystal Garden Hermitage"

Contributed image

“Crystal Garden Hermitage,” a painting by Barbara Hawes, is part of the DHS Class of ’73 art exhibit


Friday Night Feature:
“Journey’s End”

Friday, Aug. 3 at 6:30 or 8:30 p.m.

Reception for DHS Class of 1973 Art Exhibit
Friday, Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Harvest: Cultural Arts Festival
Saturday, Aug. 4 at 3 p.m.

Parking Advisory

  • On Thursday, Aug. 2, we’ll be hosting our annual regional conference for children’s and teen librarians till 5 p.m. The parking lot will be extra full that day.

Kids + Teens

No registration required for these programs. Just walk in:

Saturdays from 2 to 4 p.m.
Ages 5 and up

Come On, Everybody
Monday, July 30 at 10 a.m.
All ages

CSI: Darien Library
Monday, July 30 at 4 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Stories by the Sea
Tuesday, July 31 at 10:30 a.m.
A Darien beach pass is needed.
All ages

Toddler Tales
Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 9:30 a.m.
Walkers up to 36 months

Watch and Make: “Mean Girls” 
Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 4 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

Game On! Video Games
Friday, Aug. 3 at 3:30 p.m.
Ages 12 to 18

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