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2015 Upcoming Events

   

May

"The Mask You Live In" Screening & Discussion w/ James McGinn, MA, NCC

Monday, May 11th

7:00pm

The Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien

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What Every Girl Wants to Know

Tuesday, May 12th

7:00pm

The Darien Depot, 25 Heights Road, Darien

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 Spring 2015

 

Haze - Documentary Film Screening and Q&A

Tuesday, April 21st @ 7:00pm - Darien Library Community Room, 1441 Post Road, Darien

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College Success Guaranteed 2.0: 5 Rules for Parents, a discussion & book signing by Malcolm Gauld

Wednesday, April 22nd @ 7:00pm - Barrett Bookstore, 314 Heights Road, Darien

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A Spring Boutique to Benefit YW Parent Awareness

Thursday, April 30th @ 5:30pm - Everything Is Rosey,  1072 Post Road, Darien

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

 Wednesday, April 1st @ 7:00pm - Ox Ridge Elementary School, 395 Mansfield Avenue, Darien

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 Understanding the Teenage Brain with Michael Nerney

Tuesday, March 31st @ 7:00pm - Darien High School Auditorium, 80 High School Lane, Darien

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Understanding Teen Brain event photosmall

L-R: Pat Morrissey (Darien YMCA Executive Director), Theresa Vogt (Middlesex Middle School Parent Association Chair), Diane Barston (YW Parent Awareness Coordinator), Michael Nerney, Sue Hayes (Darien High School Parent Association Programs Chair), Susan Vogel (Darien High School Parent Association Chair), and Pam Ha-Stevenson (YW PA Coordinator)

 

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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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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 Program handout:  click here

 

 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

 Program flier:  click here

 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

Program flier: click here

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

Program Handout: click here

Program flier: click here

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

Fri May 29, 2015 @ 9:30AM
Perennial Garden w/ Sara
Tue Jun 02, 2015 @ 7:00PM
2015 Annual Meeting
Wed Jun 03, 2015 @10:00AM
Turn Over Board Brunch
Thu Jun 04, 2015 @ 7:00PM
Year End Party
Tue Jun 09, 2015 @ 7:00PM
Newcomers - "Barre-ty" Night
Wed Jun 10, 2015 @11:30AM
Int'l Club Potluck Lunch
Sun Jun 14, 2015 @11:30AM
Int'l Club - Family Picnic
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