But I still think we have enough eligible gentlemen out there."Lepo said the library is partnering with the village for the senior speed dating program, which kicked off last month with more than 100 residents attending the Sept.

19 screening of "The Age of Love." The award-winning 2014 documentary, directed by Steven Loring, tells the story of 30 seniors in Rochester, N.

"And after raising a family, I'm tired of taking care of everything…all the dusting and cooking.

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When two participants each marked “yes,” they would be provided with each other’s contact information so they may continue their conversation.

The room was elegant, overlooking the Noroton River, with round tables set for two and a vase of spring flowers.

Contributed photo A senior speed dating event was held on Friday, March 11 in Darien, giving those aged 70-90 an opportunity to meet and mingle in a safe and comfortable environment.

The event was presented by the Stamford Senior Center and Silver Source, Inc.

“This is an exciting, life affirming occasion,” said Silver Source Executive Director, Kathleen Bordelon.

The event complimented a screening of the documentary, The Age of Love, which was held at the Stamford Senior Center last month.The event was hosted by Tony Savino of 1490-WGCH, and presented by Silver Source, Inc. “I like them all, but I think I made a connection,” said 83 year-old Pasquale Apruzzese of Norwalk.Janet Gold, of Old Greenwich, who spent over forty years as a flight attendant, came with a friend. “I love people, and I love to talk so I think this is great.” Participants were placed into pairs, seated together for a five minute ‘date.’ When time was up, a bell would ring, and Tony Savino could be heard saying, “Time’s up, make sure you mark your scorecards before moving onto your next date.” At the end of the event scorecards were collected and results tallied to determine how many matches were made for the day.The event will be held at The Waters Edge at Giovanni’s, located at 2748 Boston Post Rd in Darien, CT from 2pm–4pm.Tony Savino, of 1490-WGCH, will be the host, guiding participants through the process of switching seats to meet people and make connections.Central Road, has already reached its registration capacity for women participants, said Mary Jo Lepo, the library's special services coordinator.