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What to Know In Darien This Week: November 13, 2015

November 13, 2015
Feel The BURN in your BUNS
this weekend!

 Mental Notes

 Fall Leaf Pickup, Rounds 2 and 3

If you missed the town’s first round of leaf pickups earlier this month, you have 2 more chances this month to have your bagged autumn leaves hauled away  — see the schedule and rules for pickup, here.

 Your Input Requested

Make sure your opinions are considered by committees as they form their recommendations for the town by completing these brief online surveys:

  • Pedestrian Safety Survey — Do you ever wish there were sidewalks or more lighting in your neighborhood, on your walk to the train or where your kids play? Have you wondered why there’s not an intersection/ or pedestrian signage at a nearby intersection? Do you think speeding through residential neighborhoods is a problem in your area?
  • Weed Beach Expansion Survey — Here’s your chance to let the Darien Pedestrian Infrastructure Advisory Committee know as they prepare recommendations for the town.

 Holiday Giving

Help stock Darien’s Person-to-Person Holiday Toy Store, open from December 9-12, 2015: click here for point-and-click convenience and purchase a toy online via their Amazon Wish List.

Adults’ Night: Friday, November 13th from 7 to 10 p.m.
Family Day: Saturday, November 14th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Learn more and register here!

 Registration FYIs

 Darien Parks & Rec Winter Programs

Registration is now open for winter sports and enrichment programs for preschoolers through adults – check out our list of 30 of them here!

 Spring Little League Baseball & Softball

Registration for Spring Little League Baseball and Softball is open until 12/31/15, after which time there will be a late registration fee. Sign up online here.

 What’s On This Weekend

(From our FREE-to-post Community Calendar: click the event title for more information.)

Friday, 13 November, 2015
Saturday, 14 November, 2015
Sunday, 15 November, 2015
Book your Complimentary Spa Manicure, exclusively for AllAboutDarien readers, today!

 Save The Dates

Parent Enrichment & Community, Support Programs

 Live Your Best Life – Interactive Seminar 

November 18, 2015: 10:00am – 11:30am @Wee Burn Country Club

A free, fun, thought-provoking and interactive seminar hosted by Tracy Fox, NYU Certified Life Coach. Tracy has worked as a life coach for the past 10 years, inspiring both men and women to elevate their life through guiding principles and practices.  Please RSVP for this event by emailing baumerfox@aol.com, as seating is limited.

FUNdraisers

 Shop Downtown Darien to Support Local Not-For-Profits
November 19, 2015: 5:00pm-8:00pm @Downtown Darien

A $25 donation at the door of any shop gets you 25% discount at all participating stores, including: Baubles, Beadz Boutique, Coco & Grace, Everything is Rosey, Kirby & Company,Helen Ainson, Folly, Olivette, Wiggles & Giggles, Spree, Tina Dragone. Also discounted dinner and drinks at Scena Wine Bar & Restaurant.

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