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Understanding the Teenage Brain with Michael Nerney

 NEW DATE ** Tuesday, March 31st **


 Darien High School Auditorium, 80 High School Lane, Darien

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6 Tips to Surviving the Teenage Years with Jack Agati, co-sponsor Brien McMahon Parent's Club

Wednesday, March 25th

Brien McMahon High School Auditorium, 300 Highland Ave, Norwalk

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Concussions:  Be Aware and Prepared with Katherine Snedaker, co-sponsored Ox Ridge PTO

Wednesday, April 1st


Ox Ridge Elementary School, 395 Mansfield Avenue, Darien

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A Spring Boutique to Benefit YW Parent Awareness

Thursday, April 30th


Everything Is Rosey,  1072 Post Road, Darien

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 Winter 2014-15

 Do Boys & Girls Brains Differ? with Chris Bogart, Ph.D.

 Wednesday, March 11th

 7:00pm @ Royle Elementary School, 133 Mansfield Avenue, Darien

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 The Biggest Job We'll Ever Have with Laura Gauld, co-sponsored with Middlesex Middle School

Wednesday, February 25th

9:30am @ Middlesex Middle School, 204 Hollow Tree Ridge Road, Darien

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Letting Your Kids Fail: Building Resilience w/ Amanda Geffner, LCSW, co-sponsored with Hindley School Parents Association

Wednesday, February 11th

7:00pm @ Hindley Elementary School, 10 Nearwater Lane, Darien

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Tweens & Screens with Candace Brindely - co-sponsored with Darien Library

Thursday, January 22nd

9:30am @ Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien

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Caring For Your Young Athlete w/ Panel From Stamford Hospital- co-sponsor with Darien Library

 January 13th

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 Panel Bios:  click here

 Program Handout: How To Care For Your Young Athlete


Fall 2014

Holiday Boutique Parent Awareness Benefit @ Everything Is Rosey

December 3rd

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 everythingisrosey-pa boutique 12-03-2014

Parent Awareness Committee Members at Everything Is Rosey boutique event

(left to right) Diane Barston (PA Coordinator), Alicia Sillars from Youth Commission, Jeanne Yurman, Christina Passaretti & Pam Ha-Stevenson (PA Coordinator) (missing Pam Tinoco)


Kindergarten Readiness

December 3rd @ Blanchard Hall, St. John's Church - 1986 Post Rd, Darien

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Program Handout:  When To Start Kindergarten? Helping Parents Solve The Goldilocks Dilemma


Community Coffee with Darien Toy Box

November 6th @ YWCA Art Studio- 49 Old Kings Highway N., Darien

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Executive Function & Organization with Tim Heitzman, PhD, of the Southfield Center - Co-Sponsored with Tokeneke PTO

October 22nd @ Tokeneke Elementary School - 7 Old Farm Road, Darien

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Discipline and Consistent Parenting with Susan O’Brien - Co-Sponsored with Rowayton Nursery Schools

October 15th @ Community Room, Rowayton Library - 33 Highland Avenue, Norwalk

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Parenting Tools for Everyday Challenges with Diane Hobbs

September 24th @ First Congregational Church, 14 Brookside Road, Darien

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Spring 2014

 What Every Girl Wants to Know - Mother & Daughter Talk with Diane Frankel-Gamelis, MS, CCE, co-sponsor with Holmes Elementary School

May 1st @ The Depot, Darien

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Program Handouts: click here


Split Screening & discussion with Ed Moran from Family Centers, co-sponsored with Darien Library

April 29th @ Darien Library

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Program Handouts:  How to Really Love a Child, Resources List, Parenting & Divorce Books and Resources


Haze Screening, co-sponsor with Thriving Youth

April 28th @ Darien Library

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SADD PSA, Students Tell All: What Parents Really Need to Know

April 2 @ Darien Town Hall Auditorium

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Winter 2013-14

Challenging World of 3 to 5 Year Olds

March 4 @ St. John Pre-School Blanchard Hall, 1986 Post Rd, Darien

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Program Presentation: click here 


Preteen Girls and Bullying In the Era of Social Media

February 26 @ First Congregational Church, 14 Brookside Road, Darien

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Program Handout: click here

Program Powerpoint Presentation: click here


Instagram, SnapChat and Vine Hands-On Follow-up Workshop with Nancy Sheed

Tuesday, February 11, 9:30 - 11 am, YWCA Computer Room - 2nd floor, 49 Old Kings Highway North, Darien


Understanding Your Tween's Online World - Apps and Games

January 21st @ Darien Library Community Room

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Video of Program: click here


How Do I Know Whether My Child Is Ready for Kindergarten?

Wednesday, January 8, 7 pm, Darien Town Hall Auditorium



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YWCA Calendar

Sat Mar 28, 2015 @ 7:00PM
Gourmet Meets
Tue Mar 31, 2015 @ 7:00PM
PA: Understanding Teen Brain
Wed Apr 01, 2015 @ 7:00PM
PA: Concussions-Be Aware
Fri Apr 03, 2015
Good Friday
Thu Apr 09, 2015 @ 7:30PM
Newcomers Wine & Cheese
Fri Apr 24, 2015 @ 9:30AM
SAR Pledge Reading