The DCA provides a unique community home in a welcoming setting, with stimulating learning and outreach experiences for the enrichment of the community. Within this site you will find information about programs and activities that are open to the public, DCA groups, volunteering opportunities, and holding weddings and events at Meadowlands, our historic home. Should you require more information, please contact us. Inclement Weather: the DCA will typically follow any closing decisions of the Darien Public Schools.
Join our talented pianists for “Around the World on 88 Keys,” with music from many lands. Scores include Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes, Copeland’s “Hoe Down,” Octavio Pinto’s “Scenas Infantis,” and Holst’s “Jupiter” from The Planets.
Whichever tea you like – green, black, oolong, herbal and more – find out the benefits your favorite drink offers that you may not know.
Reservations are requested. Please reserve through this link.
Singing music from Big Band to Broadway, nostalgia to country music, the group performs in four-part harmony for a variety of audiences throughout Southern Fairfield County. Their director/accompanist, Dr. Craig Scott Symons, is also the Musical Director of the First Congregational Church of Old Greenwich.
It was a wonderful, social, colorful, electric evening, all for a good cause.
Thank you to our sponsors, committee members, and all who attended. We appreciate your support!
Click to view photos of the night, taking by photographer Francesca Cara.
Physician in Internal Medicine Dr. Shara Israel, from Stamford Health Integrated Practices, has a keen interest in educating us on healthy lifestyles.
Hear her opinions on preventative screens, exercise, and lifestyle choices we should all look at for ourselves and our families.
In our “Create Your Own Gift Tags & Stationery” workshop, instructor and craft-extraordinaire Denise Cara will take you through how to select appropriate materials, then emboss and construct these pretty items. Then she’ll let you loose to make what appeals to you, to take home for yourself.
Join us when Volunteer Square Executive Director Rachel Reese takes us through what you will want to know before volunteering, and Advisory Board member Joan Barksdale from The Community Fund of Darien helps us understand the various non-profits in the area that could really use our help. $15, or $10 for DCA members. Advance registration is requested, to ensure there are enough scones for all! Click this link to register for Explore! Volunteering.
Join us for a guaranteed entertaining evening for all when our own favorite, swinging pianist Joe Holmes shows off his mastery of the jazz piano and The Great American Songbook. He’ll be accompanied by vocalist Nicole Pasternak, an under-the-radar performer and regular at jazz nights throughout the area who’s been described by Chuck Berg of JazzTimes as “reminiscent of a young Ella.” John Mobilio on string bass, and Roger Post on drums will round out the group.