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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

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

Today is Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. On this day in 1932, Radio City Music Hall opened to the public.

Famous birthdays include Johannes Kepler – 1571; Anders Celsius – 1702; Louis Pasteur – 1822; ­ Marlene Dietrich – 1901.  

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HEADLINES

 

COMMUNITY SPORTS GALLERY 

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EVENTS & REMINDERS

  • Terrific Trains: 11 a.m., Fairfield Museum and History Center, $5. Build your own wooden model train and decorate it with billowing steam, bells and baubles! Workshop for ages 6 – 10.
  • Stephen Kellogg: 7 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, $25. "Stephen Kellogg claims that when he was growing up, his musical interests were divided between his father's record collection, devoted to '70s singer/songwriters like Jim Croce and Cat Stevens, and his sister's rock & roll discs, dominated by hair metal acts like Bon Jovi and Mötley Crüe."

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

  • Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D ­– 11:55 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:15 p.m. (1 hr., 31 min.) – IMDb ­– Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Hitchcock ­– 11:45 a.m., 2:20 p.m., 5 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 10:05 p.m. (1 hr., 38 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 3D –10:05 p.m. (2 hrs., 46 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – 11:15 a.m., 3:05 p.m., 6:40 p.m. (2 hrs., 46 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Les Miserables – 11:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 2:55 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 9:45 p.m., 10:15 p.m. ­– IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Lincoln – 11:50 a.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:35 p.m., 9:55 p.m. ­(2 hrs., 30 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Parental Guidance – 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 10 p.m. (1 hr., 44 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • Silver Linings Playbook – 12:50 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 10:20 p.m. (2 hrs.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
  • This is 40 – 12:20 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10:10 p.m. (2 hrs., 13 min.) – 12:20 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10:10 p.m. – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Wednesday:

  • Thursday: "Rain, mainly before noon. High near 46. East wind 14 to 18 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. "
  • Thursday night: " A slight chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 29. Northwest wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • Low tide: 4:10 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:17 a.m.
  • High tide: 10:20 a.m.
  • Sunset: 4:31 p.m.
  • Low tide: 4:45 p.m.
  • High tide: 10:51 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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