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Five Things to Know About Darien: Feb. 15

Patch's daily rundown of local events and useful information.

Screen Time vs. Play Time: Tonight at the (7 p.m.), Edward Miller, Senior Researcher at the Alliance for Childhood, will discuss the challenge of balancing screen time and play time in the lives of 21st century children. The program is co-sponsored by the library and by YWCA Parent Awareness.

Candidate Profiles: With a special election coming up on Feb. 22 in the 27th State Senate district, Patch is profiling the contenders for the seat. Our series kicked off yesterday .

Signs of Change:  The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing tonight at 8 p.m. ( room 206) on a proposal to modify the maximum allowed size and permitted locations of those familiar real estate signs. The change would affect subsection 922c of the Darien Zoning Regulations.

Town Meetings: Meeting elsewhere at 2 Renshaw tonight are the Board of Finance (7:30 p.m., room 119), the Board of Education (7:30 p.m., BOE meeting room), and the RTM Public Works Committee (8 p.m., employee lounge).

Heat Wave: A slight exaggeration, maybe, but the National Weather Service is calling for partly sunny conditions with highs in the 50s on Thursday and Friday. An earlier forecast of rain has been bumped back to Friday night.

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