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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

Local events, announcements, and reminders to start your New Year.

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. On this day in 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation took effect, ending slavery in the rebelling states.

Famous birthdays include Paul Revere – 1735; J. Edgar Hoover ­– 1895; J.D. Salinger – 1919; Frank Langella – 1938.  

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HEADLINES

 

COMMUNITY SPORTS GALLERY

Want your photos and/or write-ups from Fairfield youth or recreational sports featured on Fairfield Patch? Add them to the Community Sports Gallery.

 

EVENTS & REMINDERS

  • Fairfield YMCA Open House: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Fairfield YMCA, free. "Find a class for yourself or a sports program for the kids. Support your goals with world-class facilities, or boost your desire to live healthier lives. There’s a little something for everyone and a lot for your community."

 

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., 3:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10:10 p.m. (2 hrs., 13 min.) – IMDb – Rotten Tomatoes – Trailer

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Monday:

  • New Year's Day: "Partly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 14 to 16 mph."
  • Tuesday night: "Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • High tide: 1:22 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 7:18 a.m.
  • Low tide: 7:29 a.m.
  • High tide: 1:32 p.m.
  • Sunset: 4:35 p.m.
  • Low tide: 7:54 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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