The Darien Arts Center will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13. All ages are invited to participate in mini-classes in dance, visual arts and music; find out about programs; meet DAC board members and faculty; and enjoy music performed by DAC music teachers.

Birthday cake will be served in celebration of the DAC’s 40th year. Information will be provided, including show dates and participation and volunteer opportunities, for those interested in their community theater group, DAC Stage, the Annual Darien Art Show and Sale, and other programs.

Complimentary mini-classes include preschool and hip-hop dance, martial arts, piano, a singing class for tweens, and a printmaking project for all ages. Teachers will be available to meet and greet visitors throughout the afternoon. Information booths will be set up in the lobby for those interested in dance, visual arts, music and theater, and all other programs available at the Arts Center including martial arts, exercise classes and Danceabilities and Artabilities for those with disabilities.

The DAC is at 2 Renshaw Road, behind Town Hall. For more information, call the DAC at 203-655-8683 or visit