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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Friday, July 13, 2012 [Weekend Edition]

Local events, announcements, and reminders to start your day.

Today is Friday, July 13, 2012. On this day in 1930, the first World Cup football matches were played in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Famous birthdays include Bob Crane – 1928; Patrick Stewart – 1940; Harrison Ford – 1942; Cheech Marin – 1946.  

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HEADLINES

 

COMMUNITY SPORTS GALLERY

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EVENTS & REMINDERS

Friday

  • : 7 p.m., , free."Everyone is welcome, free and open to the public. Enjoy the original music of Fairfield's Brian Dolzani! The Bookstore is open until 10:00pm ~ Starbucks, books, magazines, gifts, electronics, apparel and more."

Saturday

  • : 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., 456 Westford Drive, Southport. "Electronics, A/C units, sports equipment. No early birds please.
  • : 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 77 Nordstrand Ave. "We have so much to give!  Toys, kids clothes, adult clothes, jewelry, baby stuff - new condition, high chair, pack-n-play, car seats (2), house hold items - mirrors, pictures, coffee table, candle holders, books, dishes and more.  We welcome everyone and can't wait to see you soon."
  • : 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., 339 Inwood Road. " Jacobean Dining Room Set from the 1920s, 8 x 10 Oriental Rug, Home Dec Fabrics, matching 1928 pedastal sinks, ceramic canister set, colorful monthly frames, expensive childs bicycle, dehumidifier, asstd floor tile, white painted dresser, 60/70s brass & glass coffee table in greek key pattern, new crock pot with carrying case, steel Singer sewing machine from the 1960s, and 13 years of general stuff."
  • : 2 p.m., , free. "The 2012 Olympics is our theme at the Children’s Room this summer.  To celebrate we are having our own Opening Ceremonies scavenger hunt that will keep you searching for Olympics clues."
  • : 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1215 Post Road, free. " Free Evening of fun for the Family. Hosted by Connecticut Seaport Car Club. All Show Cars Welcome-No cut off date-no pre-registration. Vote for People's Choice Awards. Live music by Last Chance featuring Christine Occhino. Free Face Painting."

Sunday

  • : 7 p.m., , $18.

 

AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

FORECAST as of 2 p.m. on Thursday:

  • Friday: "Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the morning.”
  • Friday night: “A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m. Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.”
  • Saturday: "A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent."
  • Saturday night: "A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent."
  • Sunday: "A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent."
  • Sunday night: "A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s “Traffic & Gas Prices” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

Friday

  • Low tide: 1:37 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 5:32 a.m.
  • High tide: 7:39 a.m.
  • Low tide: 1:40 p.m.
  • High tide: 7:57 p.m.
  • Sunset: 8:25 p.m.

Saturday

  • Low tide: 2:30 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 5:33 a.m.
  • High tide: 8:33 a.m.
  • Low tide: 2:32 p.m.
  • Sunset: 8:24 p.m.
  • High tide: 8:49 p.m.

Sunday

  • Low tide: 3:20 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 5:33 a.m.
  • High tide: 9:24 a.m.
  • Low tide: 3:22 p.m.
  • Sunset: 8:24 p.m.
  • High tide: 9:37 p.m.

 

Forecast obtained from the National Weather Service; tide information obtained from saltwatertides.com (calibrated to the closest selection to Fairfield, Bridgeport Harbor).

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