- The Darien Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on changing commuter parking regulations and rates at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 in Room 206, Darien Town Hall. Jim Cameron of the Connecticut Commuter Council writes, "If you wantto be heard, please join us. If you can’t make it or for more info, email us your comments [at CTRailCommuterCouncil@gmail.com ] and we will submit them on your behalf." Here's a copy of the proposal. Here's a Darien Patch article giving a general description of the proposed changes.
- "Raising Responsible Children" is offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Darien Library to help you "teach your kids about the value of money in this seminar created by the noted financial expert and New York Times bestselling author, Neale S. Godfrey.
- Kate Manning, author of My Notorious Life, will be at Barrett Bookstore in the Noroton Heights Shopping Center at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17, "for an evening of wine,
cheese and book talk," according to this event listing on Darien Patch. Manning will be signing
books after the event. The main character of her latest book grew up an impoverished child of Irish immigrants who "grows up to become one of the wealthiest and most controversial
women of her day." Please call or email to reserve. 203-655-2712 firstname.lastname@example.org
- "The Great Gatsby", the latest movie to be made based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, will be shown at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Darien Library.
- Martha D. Peterson, author of The Widow Spy, will be the featured speaker at Thursday's latest "Meet the Author" event series at Darien Library. She will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday. "The Widow Spy is the first hand account of a true Cold War spy operation in Moscow, told exclusively by the CIA case offiicer who lived this experience," according to this announcement on the Darien Library website.
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