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April 8th

Join the most talked about virtual wine tasting in town - this time with Pizza! Tyler Colman, Ph.D. will be leading us in a theme of "cutting-edge California" with a red and a white vino. The wines will be available at Parlor as a two-pack to go with your food order. Tyler will also help us navigate the restaurant's wine list.  You won't want to miss this! Please note: this is a YWCA member event and you must be a current member to join.


New YWCA Newcomers group. Coffee with Purpose is a wonderful way for newcomers to come together for an informal monthly get-together, meet new people and enjoy a cup of joe, while engaging in informative and fun presentations. Sign up here to join the group and to receive updates on upcoming coffees.  Please note: this is a YWCA Member club and you must be a current member to join.


Join our NOWW (Network of Working Women) podcast group monthly to make connections with other professionals and discuss a series of informative and inspiring podcasts focused on empowering women. Join us.  Please note this is a YWCA member club.

Past Events


February 2021

The Challenge asks participants to make daily time and space to build more effective social justice habits— particularly those dealing with issues of race, power, privilege, and leadership—for 14 days.  Participants who have signed up for the Challenge will receive daily tasks via email to help foster their understanding and awareness, including activities such as reading an article, listening to a podcast, and reflecting on personal experience.  

March 1st

Get top strategies from executive life coach Tracy Fox on everything from romance to finances to parenting to conflict negotiation. Based on her bestselling books. Happy self a three-step strategy to elevate your inner game and happy marriage a 10 step solution to happily ever after.  Tracy Fox is a bestselling author of four books and a certified executive coach.

February 25th

Join us for an exploration of the Rockin' Rhone! Wine expert Tyler Colman will lead the online session, tasting two wines, a white and a red. Both the wines are from family estates, certified organic, from the excellent 2019 vintage, and offer extremely compelling value. The wines are available at Leary's Liquor Cabinet.  Wines are available for purchase at Leary's in Darien.  They are Clos Bellane, Cotes du Rhone blanc 2019 & Laurent Fayolle, "Hauterives," Crozes-Hermitage, 2019.

February 25th

Teens often have a hard time talking about their relationships, and might not have the ability to describe whether there is equality or healthy communication in their relationship. Sometimes it is easier to talk about how their relationships make them feel.

Want to learn more about how to talk with your child about healthy relationships? Register Today.

February 24th

February's Parenting Book Club pick is Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-about-Me World by Michele Borba.  You may borrow the book from the Darien Library by placing a hold for the book on our website or buying your own copy from Barrett Bookstore.

January 21st

Join the YWCA in partnership with Baywater Properties for a night of friendship, fun, and wine! Wine expert Tyler Colman will lead a tasting of a selection of wines perfect for your warm cozy nights by the fire and beyond.  There is no charge for this, but you must be a current YWCA member.  Wines will be available to purchase at Leary's prior to the event.

January Conversations

Watch "The Social Dilemma" then join a guided conversation that picks up where the film left off. Discuss together how to advance the humane tech movement.  Discussions will take place on January 13th at 8 p.m. & January 14th at 10 a.m.

December 9th - Postponed

Join us for an evening of friendship, holiday tablescape inspiration, and private shopping at Neilsen's Florist Conservatory on Wednesday, December 9th at 7 pm.  Featuring Prudence Bailey of Prudence Home & Design.  Stay tuned for more details.

December 20th - Sales Closed

Looking for a way to have some family fun this Holiday season?  Join YWCA Parent Awareness for a virtual family-friendly cookie decorating event on December 20th with Kathleen McCallister aka "Katie McPastry," Executive Pastry Chef at Winged Foot Golf Club.  Cookie kits are $25 and orders must be placed by December 14th

Past Events

November 12th

Is your child struggling with staying focused, being productive, and keeping their cool while learning remotely? Learn methods to improve executive functioning, ease stress and help your child successfully learn at home and beyond.

November 18th

How to not let "perfect" be the enemy of "good-enough" in your household. Georgette Harrison, EdM, LPC, will be presenting.

November 19th

Join YWCA Newcomers Club & NOWW members for a Ladies Social at HAYVN.  Fun + Wine + Lite Bites in a covid-friendly indoor/outdoor space.  Meet new friends and connect with old ones.  Guests welcome. 

October 18th

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the YWCA will be  LIGHTING THE NIGHT to Stand Against Domestic Violence and recognize and support the silent victims, survivors and lost lives in our community.  Please Check back for more info on Luminary Night 2021.

October 21st

1 in 4 women will experience physical violence by an intimate partner in her lifetime.  Domestic violence occurs in every neighborhood. Anyone can be a victim of domestic violence, regardless of race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or economic status. Learn from experts about the prevalence of Domestic Violence and the rise in incidents since Covid-19. What can we do? How can we help?

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