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5 Ways to Improve Your Tuesday in Darien

Sing in Times Square (hey, how far can Carnegie Hall be ...?) (photo: Magical Music for Life Foundation)
Sing in Times Square (hey, how far can Carnegie Hall be ...?) (photo: Magical Music for Life Foundation)
Any of these five events could help make the day a better one in Darien (as for the fifth, which takes place Wednesday, well, the anticipation itself will be its own reward):

"On Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Atria Darien will host “Pretty in Pink,” a fundraiser for Stamford Hospital’s Women’s Breast Center. Bring a friend and enjoy a fashion show featuring collections from Helen Ainson of Darien. There will be wine and hors d’oeuvres, complimentary chair massages, prizes, shopping opportunities and more. A $10 donation is requested." -- from an event listing on Darien Patch

The Brooks Brothers Fashion Show & Luncheon takes place at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Darien Community Association. "Darien Store Manager Annie Sullivan -- mistress of ceremonies for the event -- will also share a shortlist of this year’s hottest trends, tips on dressing for your shape, and special giveaways. Luncheon will be provided by Carolyn’s Absolutely Fabulous Events." -- from an event listing on Darien Patch

At the Avon Theatre in Stamford at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday: on The documentary, Justice Is A Black Woman: The Life And Work Of Constance Baker Motley chronicles the life and work of Motley, "an 'unsung' hero of the civil rights movement. [...] Motley, the only woman attorney at the NAACP Legal Defense And Educational Fund (LDF) during most of the civil rights movement from 1946 to 1964, was the LDF attorney who tried and won most of the important desegregation cases." -- from an event listing on Stamford Patch

Audition Tuesday in New Canaan for a high school singing group which will go to Times Square: "Open call auditions for the Magical Music for Life Foundation high school singing group will be held Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at The Studio, 26 Forest Street, New Canaan. These singers will be rehearsing on Sunday afternoons in New Canaan starting in October, and performing in community and charity events in Fairfield County and Magical Music’s TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE in New York City." -- from an event listing on Darien Patch

"YWCA Parent Awareness and Middlesex Middle School MPA Program present 'Empowering Your Child and Encouraging Self Advocacy' with Dr. Barbara Greenberg [on] Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 9:30 am at the Middlesex Middle School. Self-advocacy is about enabling and empowering children to direct their own lives. In this age of helicopter parenting, children need to be able to speak for themselves and act as their own advocates. Dr. Barbara Greenberg, a teen, adolescent, child and family psychologist, will address how parents can encourage their children to make their own choices and take risks to become more independent." -- from an event listing on Darien Patch.


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