Darien High School graduation IS TODAY:
- Graduation Web page for Darien High School Class of 2012: "If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Main Office at the high school, (203) 655-3981. Graduation is Thursday, June 14 at 5:00 p.m. on the Darien High School Stadium Field (weather permitting).
- Graduation rehearsal in the Auditorium: 10 a.m.
Today is Thursday, June 14, 2012.
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EVENTS & REMINDERS
Adults & Family:
- How to Write a Screenplay: 7 p.m. Darien Library. "Everyone has at least one good story to tell. But how to do it? How do you get the nugget of your idea fully realized and into screenplay form? In this workshop, television and screenplay writer GiGi New will guide you through the process of what crafting a screenplay entails."—from the library announcement
- WESTPORT: Play: "Company": $25. 8 p.m., , "[M]usic and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by George Furth [...] On his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor Robert contemplates his unmarried state. He seems to have everything: good looks, charm, and a great sense of humor – and nevertheless, he is still single. [...] Winner of six Tony Awards (including “Best Musical”) when it premiered on Broadway in 1970"—from on Darien Patch
- FRIDAY: Darien Library's new Digital Media Lab opens: "On Friday, June 15th, we are opening our Digital Media Lab (DML)! The DML's purpose is to give the Darien community access to high quality equipment for their digital projects. The room and equipment is reserved for special projects instead of general computing which is available in the Power Library. The lab was made possible thanks to the Friends of the Library and a reverse auction held at this spring's Imagination Gala."—from the library announcement
- FRIDAY: Carver Foundation 11th Annual Child of America Gala: 6 p.m. Wee Burn Country Club. Selectman David Campbell and others will be honored. "Some 300 friends from across Lower Fairfield County come together each year to enjoy a spectacular evening at Darien’s Wee Burn Country Club. Guests give record-breaking contributions to celebrate the greatly expanding work of the Carver Foundation of Norwalk."— on Darien Patch
- Paul Lipp: The Real Beauty of New England: June exhibit at the Geary Gallery. "[F]eaturing the detailed oils of Old Lyme, CT resident, Paul Lipp. The exhibit runs from June 1 to June 30. Open Wednesdays - Saturdays, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm. 576 Boston Post Road"—from on Darien Patch.
- Crazy for Quilts ~ Scrapbooks in Silk and Satin: "Elegant, silk crazy quilts from the collection of the Darien Historical Society."—from on Darien Patch
- Drop In: Baby Laptime: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Darien Library. "Pre-walking babies and a caregiver"—from the library announcement
- Kids Summer Reading 2012: "Welcome to summer! June 11 will be the first day that kids can sign up to participate in our Summer Reading Clubs or register for special Summer Reading programs. After registering online, kids can come in to the Library to pick up their Captain's Log to track their reading. Stay tuned for more details!"—from the Darien Library announcement
- See section at top of page about Darien High School Graduation, TODAY
- Darien High School schedule: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Homeroom
- Darien High Spiritwear Cart: "The final day for the Spiritwear Cart will be on Thursday from 8-8:45 am in the message center. New item DHS Frisbees."—announcement on the DHS website
- DHS students: "If you purchased a yearbook, but have not picked it up, please go to Room G208 and do so!"—announcement on the high school website
- Minecraft Time: 3 to 4 p.m. Darien Library. "Tech time is a weekly program just for teens! Each week will we feature a new tech-centric program. We will delve into new apps, games, and other techie stuff."—library announcement
- Virtual Teen Art Show: "All summer long, you can submit your artwork to share with teens from around New England. What makes this opportunity so unique is that you'll be able to check out what teens your age are inspired by and vice versa. So whatever medium you prefer--painting, sculpture, photography, charcoal, comic strips--start thinking about what you'd like to display on our virtual art gallery!"—from the Darien Library announcement
- Teen Summer Reading 2012: "Come to the Teen Lounge to get your copy of the Teen Summer Reading Program for 2012! We've got tons of special events this year that you won't want to miss. There are so many we couldn't fit them all here so make sure to get a copy of the program to see all the awesome details."—from the Darien Library announcement
DARIEN PLAYHOUSE SHOWTIMES
- Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted: 7 p.m. PG , (1 hr., 25 mins.)—IMDb—trailer—another trailer—Rotten Tomatoes
FORECAST as of 9:40 p.m. Wednesday (update)
- Thursday: "Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 72. East wind between 11 and 13 mph."
- Thursday Night: "Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north."
- Tide information
All meetings take place in , 2 Renshaw Rd., unless otherwise noted. Since Darien town government provides no reliable, centralized list of town government meetings, and there is not enough time in the day to go searching for them, this list may well be incomplete:
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