The 17th annual Darien Family Fun Day, hosted by the Holly Pond School, will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Darien YMCA.
Holly Pond School's largest fundraiser of the year, the event will feature pony rides, two magic shows performed by Amazing Andy, gymnastics for toddlers in the new facility, professional face painters, a bouncy castle and obstacle course, games, crafts, bake sale and silent auction. Food and beverages will be available. All crafts and activities are organized and staffed by Holly Pond School parents.
Holly Pond School students and parents created themed gift baskets for the silent auction. The baskets will be on display in the front lobby of the Darien YMCA; bidding will begin Monday, Oct. 14. Basket highlights include a wooden doll house, Legos, Leap Frog, a date night in the city, tickets to professional sports games, David Letterman and Dr. Oz, a wine tour, pampering for mom and golf items for dad, in addition to dozens of baskets with toys and items.
Tickets are $25 per family. For info, contact April Greene, Holly Pond School youth services director, at 203-655-8228, ext. 1309.