DARIEN, Conn. — The events in Darien include some Valentine's Day celebrations and a workshop on college essays. Check out our Events calendar for more items.
Monday, Feb. 11
New Year ... New Healthy You: 11 a.m. Barbara Schmidt, a nutrition lifestyle specialist at Norwalk Hospital, will talk about how you can lose weight and live a healthier life. Darien Senior Center, 30 Edgerton St.
Tuesday, Feb. 12
The ABCs of Writing a Great College Essay: 7 p.m. College consultant Sharon Epstein and Matthew Demspey, assistant director of admissions at Fairfield University, will discuss topics students should write about and what makes essays memorable. Darien Library, 1441 Post Road.
Wednesday, Feb. 13
Shakespeare on Love: 7 p.m. Emily Bryan, a Shakespeare scholar and director of education for Shakespeare on the Sound, will discuss the most iconic moments of love in the playwright's work. Darien Library, 1441 Post Road.
Thursday, Feb. 14
Valentine's Vow Renewal and Wedding Ceremony: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Justice of the Peace Mary Pugh will officiate at this annual group wedding and vow renewal ceremony. The Water's Edge at Giovanni's, 2748 Post Road.
Friday, Feb. 15
"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" screenings: 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. The library hosts two screenings of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower." The film tells the story of an introverted high school freshman taken under the wing of two seniors. Rated PG-13. Darien Library, 1441 Post Road.
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