Today is Thursday, March 29, 2012. On this day in 1973, the U.S. withdrew troops from Vietnam.
Famous birthdays include Cy Young – 1867; Pearl Bailey – 1918; John Major – 1943; Elle Macpherson – 1964.
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- Selectmen Seek Candidates for Fairfield Warde High School Roof Building Committee (announcement)
EVENTS & REMINDERS
- : All day, MedTeam Weight Loss, free. “We invite you to a free initial screening with one of our practitioners. You will be given a Body Composition Analysis which is a breakdown of your body weight, including fat, muscle and water percentages.”
- : 8 a.m., , free. “We will be collecting GREEN canned vegetables during the entire month of March to donate to Sister Theresa of the Daughters of Charity in Bridgeport.”
- : 9 a.m., , free. The gallery is part of the “One Book One Town” month-long celebration.
- Online Registration, $100. Does your first or second grader want to play Little League Softball? Register her today for Fairfield Little League Girls Softball's A Ball program! Registration is only available online through the FLLGS website and closes Monday, April 2. Practices begin in early April. The season begins April 30 and ends in mid-June.”
- : 7 p.m., , $20. “A mandala is a sacred spot, often a circle, which reveals some inner truth about you or the world around you…Anna will talk about mandalas, show drawings, and give a sample of how she works and creates these images then followed by questions and answers.”
- : 7 p.m., , free. “Learn strategies and techniques for conducting a job search using LinkedIn as a branding and marketing tool with LinkedIn expert Marc W. Halpert.”
- : 7 p.m., , free. “Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc. is pleased to co-sponsor with Fairfield PTA Council- Gifted & Talented Subcommittee and Fairfield SEPTA a free program featuring Dr. Devon MacEachron, Ph.D who will discuss recognizing and capitalizing on the unique gifts as well as remediating and accommodating the weaknesses of students with LD, ADHD and other challenges.”
AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES
- The Artist - 7:20 p.m., (1 hr., 40 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes - Trailer
- Being Flynn – 4:40 p.m., 7:05 p.m. (1 hr., 42 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
- Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax – 5:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m. (1 hr. 35 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes - Trailer
- Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax 3D – 4:50 p.m., 7 p.m. (1 hr. 35 min.)
- Friends With Kids – 4:25 p.m., 6:55 p.m. (1 hr., 40 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes - Trailer
- The Hunger Games – 3:25 p.m., 3:55 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m. (2 hrs., 22 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes - Trailer
- Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D – 4:30 p.m. (1 hr. 34 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer
- A Separation – 3:50 p.m., 6:50 p.m., (2 hrs., 3 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes - Trailer
- The Vow – 4:45 p.m., 7:35 p.m. (1 hr. 44 min.) – IMDB – Rotten Tomatoes - Trailer
- : 6:30 p.m., Eunice Postol Recreation Center (75 Mill Plain Road), special meeting re: skate park (agenda)
- : 7:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road) second floor conference room
- Public Executive Session on the Budget: 7 p.m., Board of Education Conference Room (501 Kings Highway East)
FORECAST as of 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday:
- Thursday: “A slight chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. North wind between 8 and 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.”
- Thursday night: “Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind between 7 and 13 mph.”
INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS
See also Fairfield Patch’s “Traffic & Gas Prices” page.
- Westport: northbound, south of Exit 19 – Maple Lane
- Fairfield: southbound, Exit 19 – Mill Hill Road
- Fairfield: northbound, Exit 21 – North Pine Creek Road
- Fairfield: northbound, Exit 22 – Fairfield Service Plaza
- Fairfield: northbound, Exit 22 – North Benson Road
- Fairfield: southbound, north of Exit 24 – Brentwood Avenue
- Bridgeport: northbound, Exit 26 – Wordin Avenue
TIDES & TIMES
- High tide: 4:13 a.m.
- Sunrise: 6:40 a.m.
- Low tide: 10:44 a.m.
- High tide: 4:55 p.m.
- Sunset: 7:15 p.m.
- Low tide: 10:58 p.m.