Visit the Darien Parks & Recreation website for more information regarding some fantastic winter programs for kids including: paddle tennis, indoor soccer and floor hockey. Keep those muscles moving this winter! Registration can be done by mail, in person, or can be completed online.
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Where did the summer go?! I can hardly believe it’s time to get planning for fall 2010 — in fact, I’m a little late to the game: registration has already begun in many cases, and classes are already filling up! Last year I put together this one-stop shopping list for all of the classes and [...]
If you’re feeling the need for some variety in your kids’ summer routine, word on the street is that The Little Gym Darien’s Anytime Summertime Camp is a MUST. In addition to the fact that it’s a great way to keep them active indoors (out of the heat), it’s completely flexible: you can go by [...]
If you’re like me and have suddenly realized that this was the last weekend you’ll be able to get into one of our lovely public beaches without a 2010 permit and don’t know when you’ll find the time to get down to the Town Hall to pick one up, there is good news: you can [...]
Don’t miss these sessions next week at the Darien Library: – Growing Good Kids: Resource Roundtable Wednesday, March 17 at 10 AM Parents and Caregivers are invited to join us for an informal dialogue on parenting topics with Lauren Pote from the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut. – Parents’ Film Series: Speaking in Tongues [...]
Not going away this vacation? Come paint at The Paint Studio! Great vacation art workshop for kids aged 5 years to Middle School. Meets Tues, Weds, Thurs: 10am to 1pm. All material included, all levels welcome! Call 203-803-5273 to reserve your spot. The Paint Studio also offers classes for toddlers and adults: birthday parties, too!
I’ve got a 2-year-old who is bouncing off the walls this morning and am toiling away on a website face-lift that is turning out to be like any other renovation (taking twice as long and costing ten times more than I planned!) … which has inspired me to share a couple of tips and suggestions [...]
The YWCA Parent Awareness Network presents “IS MY CHILD READY FOR KINDERGARTEN?” A Panel Discussion Wednesday, November 18th 9:15- 11:00 AM Is your child ready for Kindergarten? What does he/she need to know to flourish in school? How have expectations changed, and when, if ever, should a child be held back or moved ahead? You [...]
Rowayton’s Green Moon is offering a 2-hour drop-off session of music, spanish, art and crafts, this Weds (Veteran’s Day) for children ages 18 months to 5 years old. This is a great opportunity to discover what Green Moon’s all about for those of you who don’t know, and for those of you that do, well, [...]
The Darien Library has created a new program called the ‘Dragon Club’ for kids ages 3 to 8, which explores Chinese culture through crafts, games and storytelling and is open to all children who are interested: this Saturday, they are kicking off the Club with its current members performing a play. On Saturday, April 18th, [...]
First of all, I cannot believe how long it has taken me to get around to this post: perhaps the most poignant and proud memories I have of growing up in Darien revolve around “Walter Schalk.” My experience started with Ballroom Dancing in 5th and 6th grade, which not only armed me with the basic [...]