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Community Calendar

 

Programs are open to the public and free of charge.  Donations welcome.

See ywcadn.org/parentawareness for program updates and registration.

To be added to mailing list or for additional information, contact Marlie Hayes (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 203-655-2535).

 

2018-2019 Programs

Kindergarten Readiness

December 17, 2018

YWCA Darien/Norwalk

Spring 2019 Programming

 

BEYOND PUBERTY

February 27, 7:30-9:00PM, Darien High School Auditorium

Co-Sponsored with the Darien High School Parent Association

 

SCREENING OF HAZE

Monday March 4, 7:00-9:00PM at Darien Library

Youth Asset Team/The Community Fund of Darien, The Darien Youth Commission, The Depot

 

WHAT EVERY GIRL NEEDS TO KNOW

March 7, 7:30-9:00PM, Holmes Elementary School

Co-Sponsored with the Holmes Elementary School Parent Organization

STRESS VS. PRESSURE

 

March 28, 7:30-9:00PM, Middlesex Middle School Auditorium

In partnership with Middlesex Middle School Parent Association (MPA) and Darien High School Parent Association (DHSPA)

 

WHAT ABOUT WEED?

 

April 24, 2019, 7:00-9:00pm. Darien Town Hall Auditorium

In conjunction with The Town of Darien, The Darien Health Department, The Thriving Youth Task Force, Communities4Action and Liberation Programs

 

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2018 Winter/Spring Parent Awareness Programs

Programs are open to the public and free of charge.  Donations welcome.

See ywcadn.org/parentawareness for program updates and registration.

To be added to mailing list or for additional information, contact Marlie Hayes (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 203-655-2535).

 

January

Creating Emotional Connection in Your Family,

with Amanda Craig, PhD, LMFT,

Monday, 1/22/18, 7 PM, @Hindley Elementary, Darien.

 

February

Author Talk and Book Signing – “The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life a new book by NPR reporter Anya Kamenetz – Thursday, 2/1/18, 7 PM, Ox Ridge (co-sponsored with Barrett Bookstore).

 

March

Haze, Documentary Film Screening and Q & A about hazing on college campuses, Monday, 3/5/18, 7 PM, @ Darien Library. Co-sponsored with Darien Youth Commission.

What Every Girl Wants to Know: A Puberty Talk for Girls with Diane Frankel-Gramelis, Monday, 3/19/18, 7 PM, @Holmes Elementary, Darien

Spring Decluttering: A Hands-On Workshop for Your Toughest Problems with FOCUS (Fairfield Organizers Creating Ultimate Solutions), Monday, 3/26/18, 9:30 AM, @ Noroton Presbyterian Church. Bring your donations to the upcoming Boy Scout Tag Sale!

 

Additional Programs – Dates to be Announced:

Balancing Sports and Life with Greg Doll, MDiv and Chaplain

Guy Talk for Boys with Dr. Timothy Kenefick

Sex Talk for Girls with Diane Frankel-Gramelis

Kids and Money: Raising Financially Responsible Children with Psychotherapist Maud Purcell and Financial Expert Patrick Morrow

Sex Talk for Boys with Dr. Timothy Kenefick

 

2017 Fall Parent Awareness Programs

 

September

Organizing Your Child for a Successful School Year, Systems and Strategies to Use TODAY with  Seana Turner – Monday, 9/18/17, 9:30 AM @ First Congregational, Darien.

 

October

Guy Talk: What to Expect in Puberty with Dr. Timothy Kenefick – Monday, 10/2/17, 7:15 PM @ Royle Elementary, Darien.

Chasing the Dragon, a powerful, hard-hitting documentary on opioid addiction produced by the FBI – Wednesday, 10/4, 7 PM @Darien Library. Panel to include representatives from the FBI, Silver Hill Hospital, DEA, a pharmacist and an individual currently in recovery. (October is Substance Abuse Awareness Month.)

Social Media and Internet Safety for Concerned Parents – Thursday, 10/12/17, 7 PM @ The Depot, Darien.

 

November

Rebound: The Chris Herren Story – Monday, 11/30/17, 7 PM, Darien High School.  Herron, a recovering addict, is a former NBA star, author, speaker and founder of The Herren Project and Project Purple, organizations that bring awareness to the dangers of substance abuse.

 

December

Dazzling, Decadent December: Parent Awareness Fundraiser at Kirby & Co. – Tuesday, 12/5/17, 7 PM

Kindergarten Readiness with Dr. Susie DaSilva – Thursday, 12/7/17, 7 PM at St. Luke’s Church, Darien.

 

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