DARIEN, Conn. – Here's a look at some events happening around Darien this weekend. For more listings, visit our Events calendar.
Friday, Sept. 13
September 2013 Exhibit: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Showcasing “Reflections of the Soul,” featuring the lush, expressive oils of painter, Liron Sissman. Free. Geary Gallery, 576 Boston Post Road.
Saturday, Sept. 14
Abstract Landscapes: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Paintings by Brenda Jacobsen will be on exhibit. Her landscapes and abstract art are influenced by nature, color and surroundings. She is a member of the New Canaan Society for the Arts and the Greenwich Art Society. Free. Darien Rowayton Bank, 1001 Post Road.
YMCA's Community Open House: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A communitywide event designed for the whole family and will include sailing, a musician, bounce houses, a magician, fitness classes, food and more. Free. Darien YMCA, 2420 Post Road.
Concert to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking: 7 p.m. A local concert by singer, songwriter and abolitionist PW Gopal and Encounter Church to raise awareness of Human Trafficking. Cost is $10. Encounter Church, 998 Post Road. Visit the website for more details.
Babysitter Training: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Young people planning to babysit can gain the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly care for children and infants. The training helps participant to develop leadership skills; babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. Cost is $85. Darien Red Cross Office, 39 Leroy Ave.
Sunday, Sept. 15
Road Race: 1 p.m. A 10-kilometer race and 1.5-mile fun run are fundraisers for The Community Fund of Darien. Both races begin and end at Pear Tree Point Beach and run along scenic waterfront roads. Pear Tree Point Beach. Visit the website for more details.