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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Wednesday, April 4, 2012

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

Today is Wednesday, April 4, 2012. On this day in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Tennessee.

Famous birthdays include Maya Angelou – 1928; Robert Downey Jr. – 1965; David Blaine – 1973; Jamie Lynn Spears – 1991. 

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HEADLINES

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EVENTS & REMINDERS

  • : See event listing for details.  
  • : All day, , free. “Come see our Montessori Elementary environment and meet our teacher.   We welcome anyone by appointment.  Great Beginnings currently goes through 2nd grade.”
  • : 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. – 7 p.m., . “During the entire month of April we will be collecting art supplies for the students in Sister Theresa's Pre-School class and, if we receive enough supplies, we will donate some supplies to one of the elementary inner-city schools in Bridgeport that can surely use art supplies for the children.”
  • : 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., , free is you BYO lunch or $5 for pizza. “If you'd like to come, please RSVP by emailing info@the-voice.com by 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the latest.”
  • : 7 p.m., , free. “This class comes highly recommended and focuses on Auras, Chakras and Healing Yourself and others through emotional clearing and healing. 
  • : 7 p.m., Rotary Room, free. “The Fairfield Public Library has partnered with Higher Education Consortium of Connecticut to present ‘Affordable Degree Completion & Continuing Education Opportunities for Adult Students.’”

 

AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • : 4:30 p.m., Sullivan Independence Hall (725 Old Post Road) first floor conference room (agenda)
  • : 6 p.m., Fairfield Public Library children’s program room (agenda)
  • Budget Hearing: 7 p.m., McKinley Elementary School (agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 3 p.m. on Tuesday:

  • Wednesday: “Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 5 to 8 mph increasing to between 14 and 17 mph. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.”
  • Wednesday night: “Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind between 11 and 15 mph.”

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

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

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • Low tide: 3:47 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:30 a.m.
  • High tide: 9:54 a.m.
  • Low tide: 4:10 p.m.
  • Sunset: 7:21 p.m.
  • High tide: 10:17 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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