This year’s Wreaths Across America wreath laying ceremony will be held on Dec. 15, at noon in Darien’s Spring Grove Veterans’ Cemetery. Spring Grove is one of three official veterans’ cemeteries in Connecticut.

Saturday, Oct. 27, volunteers will be collecting at two locations — Palmer’s Market on Heights Road from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and at Goodwives Stop and Shop from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wreaths can be ordered directly from Wreaths Across America, with the group ID code of CT0007 and the location code of CTSGVD noted on the check /order form so that the wreaths arrive at the Darien location. The mailing address is WAA, P.O. Box 249 Columbia Falls, ME 04623. Wreaths can also be ordered at