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2014-15 Upcoming Events

January

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

Tuesday, January 13th

7pm

Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien

Program flier:  click here

Panel Bios:  click here

 

 

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

Tuesday, January 20th

7pm

Hindley Elementary School, 10 Nearwater Lane, Darien

Program flier: click here

 

 

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

Thursday, January 22nd

9:30am

Darien Library, 1441 Post Road, Darien

Program flier:  click here

 

 

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

Wednesday, January 28th

9:30am

Middlesex Middle School, 204 Hollow Tree Ridge Road, Darien

Program flier:  click here


 

Fall 2014

Holiday Boutique Parent Awareness Benefit @ Everything Is Rosey

Wednesday, December 3rd

10am

Click here for flier

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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

Wednesday, December 3rd

7pm

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

Thursday, November 6th

 9:30am

 YWCA Art Studio- 49 Old Kings Highway N., Darien

 Program flier: click here

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Bill Jensen of Darien Toy Box discussing Toy safety and popular toys for the upcoming Holidays!

   

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

Wednesday, October 22nd

7pm

Tokeneke Elementary School - 7 Old Farm Road, Darien

Program flier: click here

 

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

Wednesday, October 15th

10am

Community Room of Rowayton Library - 33 Highland Avenue, Norwalk

Program flier: click here

 

Parenting Tools for Everyday Challenges with Diane Hobbs

Wednesday, September 24th

9:30am

First Congregational Church, 14 Brookside Road, Darien

Program flier:  click here

 

 

Spring 2014

 

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

Thursday, May 1st

7:00 pm

The Depot, Darien

Program flier: click here

Program Handouts: click here

 

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

Tuesday, April 29th

7:00 pm

Darien Library

Program flier: click here

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

 

Haze Screening, co-sponsor with Thriving Youth

Monday, April 28th

7:00 pm

Darien Library

Program flier: click here

 

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

Wednesday, April 2

7:00 pm

Darien Town Hall Auditorium

Program flier: click here

 

Winter 2013-14

Challenging World of 3 to 5 Year Olds

Tuesday, March 4

9:30 am

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

Program flier: click here

Program Presentation: click here 

 

Preteen Girls and Bullying In the Era of Social Media

Wednesday, February 26

9:30 to 11:00 am

First Congregational Church, 14 Brookside Road, Darien

Program flier: click here

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

Tuesday, January 21st

9:30 - 11 am

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

 


Fall 2013
Executive Function with Ruthann Short

Wednesday, September 25 at 9:30 am at the First Congregational Church of Darien


Self-Advocacy with Dr. Barbara Greenberg

Co-sponsored with the Middlesex Middle School Parents’ Association

Wednesday, October 9 at 9:30 am at Middlesex Middle School


Birth Order with Jack Agati

Co-sponsored with the Tokeneke School Parents’ Association

Wednesday, October 23 at 7:30 pm at Tokeneke Elementary School

Please click here for the program handout from the speaker: Page 1 and Page 2.


Eliminating Stress and Creating Balance in Your Child’s Life - panel discussions featuring local mental health experts
Co-sponsored with the Darien Library 

Panelists will address parents of elementary school-aged children on
Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 pm at Darien Library Community Room

Link to handouts:
Panelists' contact information
Book recommendations from the panelists
Dr. Chris Bogart handout page 1 and page 2
Luke Forshaw handout page 1, page 2, page 3 and page 4

Video of Program: click here

Eliminating Stress and Creating Balance in Your Child’s Life - panel discussions featuring local mental health experts
Co-sponsored with the Darien Library

Panelists will address parents of middle and high school-aged children on
Tuesday, November 19 at 7:00 pm at Darien Library Community Room

Video of Program: click here

 

 
 
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