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What To Do In Darien This Week

DARIEN, Conn. – The events in Darien this week include several book discussions, a town hall meeting with state Rep. Terrie Wood and a party for fifth-graders. For a full listing of events, check out our Events page.

Monday, Oct. 15

Board of Selectmen : 7:45 p.m. The Board of Selectmen will meet. Click here to see the agenda. Room 206, Darien Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Road.

Easy Economics : 7 p.m. Stephen Buckles, Lee Smith and Leonard Wolfe will discuss their book “Easy Economics: A Visual Guide to What You Need to Know.” Darien Library, 1441 Post Road.

Education Committee : 8 p.m. The RTM Education Committee will meet. Room 119, Darien Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Road.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Rep. Terrie Wood Town Hall Meeting : 11:30 a.m. State Rep. Terrie Wood will host a town hall meeting to discuss the major pieces of legislation passed during the 2012 legislative session. Darien Senior Center, 30 Edgerton St.

Building Committee : Noon. The Board of Education Central Office/Mather Community Center Building Committee will meet. Click here to see the agenda. Room 206, Darien Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Road.

Blue Notes : 12:30 p.m. The Blue Notes, a music group made up of local women, will perform. Darien Senior Center, 30 Edgerton St.

Ribbon Cutting : 5:30 p.m. Bling celebrates its anniversary with a ribbon cutting. Bling, 37 Tokeneke Road.

How to Talk to Your Aging Parents : 6 p.m. Aging expert Mary Underwood will discuss how to talk to your parents when they need assistance. First Congregational Church, 14 Brookside Road.

Book Discussion : 7 p.m. The library hosts a discussion of Emma Straub’s novel “Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures.” The novel tells the story of a woman’s rise from her childhood in 1920s Wisconsin to becoming a major movie star. Prior reading of the book is not necessary. Darien Library, 1441 Post Road.

Newcomers Wine and Cheese Party : 7:30 p.m. The YWCA Newcomers Club hosts a wine and cheese party for people new in town. The party will be held at a member’s home. RSVP to newcomers@ywcadariennorwalk.org for more details.

Architectural Review Board : 8 p.m. The Architectural Review Board will meet. Click here to see the agenda. Room 213, Darien Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Road.

Planning and Zoning Commission : 8 p.m. The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet. Room 206, Darien Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Road.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Commission on Aging : 9 a.m. The Commission on Aging will meet. Room 119, Darien Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Road.

Fall Prevention Workshop : 9:30 a.m. The Fairfield University School of Nursing will begin a series of workshop on increasing balance and preventing falls. Darien Senior Center, 30 Edgerton St.

Fifth-Grade Party : 4 to 5:30 p.m. All fifth-graders are welcome to a party featuring pizza, ice cream, a DJ, outdoor basketball, face painting and more. $20 per child. The Depot, 25 Heights Road.

Darien Police Commission : 5 p.m. The Darien Police Commission will meet. Darien Police Department, 25 Hecker Ave.

Read, Ride and Imbibe : 7 p.m. The library hosts a discussion of Julian Barnes’s “A Sense of an Ending” in this book discussion designed for commuters. The Goose, 972 Post Road.

Zoning Board of Appeals : 7:45 p.m. The Zoning Board of Appeals will meet. Room 206, Darien Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Road.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Oktoberfest : Noon. Enjoy German food and music by CT Entertainment. Lunch is $4. Darien Senior Center, 30 Edgerton St.

Nobel Peace Prize talk : 7:30 p.m. Jay Nordlinger, author of “Peace They Say: The History of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World,” will talk about the Nobel Peace Prize. Free for DCA members, $10 for nonmembers. Darien Community Association, 274 Middlesex Road.

Friday, Oct. 19

Ask a Lawyer : 11 a.m. Nedder and Associates LLC will be available for 15-minute appointments to answer questions about power of attorney, living wills, trusts and more. Darien Senior Center, 30 Edgerton St.

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