On election day, Democrats and Republicans come together over one issue: THERE IS NO SCHOOL. What’s a voting parent to do? (Note: our vacation camp mainstay, the Darien YMCA, does not offer a camp for Election date).
It’s that time of year again! The Darien Department of Public Works will begin the first of three scheduled leaf pick ups on Monday, November 2nd, for homes north of the railroad tracks, or Wednesday, November 4th, for homes south of the railroad tracks.
Did you know that Darien public schools are closed to students on Monday, October 12th for staff development? If you need a plan to keep the kiddos entertained, here are the options we’re exploring:
My children are somewhat dramatic. While this is not particularly appealing at bedtime, say, it is delightful when they are in the vicinity of a stage. We’ve been delighted with the various opportunities they’ve have to perform in and around town:
A new-to-town friend emailed me after her kids had a great time at the Hindley Happening, and was wondering what other carnivals and/or school fairs were planned and/or when they happen in town. I figured that was something that would be useful to have all in one location, so here’s my stab at it: if you know of additional annual town festivals or community carnivals that I have left off, please add them in the Comments section.