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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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

Fairfield Morning Briefing: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Today is Tuesday, May 29, 2012. On this day in 1953, New Zealand’s Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first explorers to reach Mt. Everest’s summit.

 

Famous birthdays include Patrick Henry – 1736; John F. Kennedy – 1917; Danny Elfman – 1953; Carmelo Anthony – 1984.   

 

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HEADLINES

 

COMMUNITY SPORTS GALLERY

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EVENTS & REMINDERS

  • : 2 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., . “Garden Catering will donate 10 percent and 25 percent of gift cards from 2 - 8:30 p.m. to the Relay For Life team “Not Afraid”.  The Team will also be hosting a Bake Sale from 3 - 7 p.m. outside Garden Catering and 100% will be donated to Relay for Life.”
  • : 6 p.m., , free. “Presented by Sacred Heart University's Master of Arts in Communication program, "SHU Media Exchange" will welcome industry professionals, students, and the public to discuss the expansion of Connecticut's "Creative Corridor" and its rapidly emerging media industry. A panel discussion will address topics related to this industry, as well as give audience members an opportunity to get answers to their specific questions. A post-event reception will follow. Registration is required.”
  • : 7 p.m., , free. “After the economic turmoil of recent years, there have been changes in banking that consumers should be aware of.  Join this discussion about new banking rules; the availability of funds from deposited checks; FDIC coverage; overdraft rules for debit and ATM cards; gifts cards; credit cards and more.  Get some tips on the best banking products for you.  The discussion will be led by Deborah Buckley of the Connecticut Department of Banking, Consumer Affairs Unit.”
  • : 7:30 p.m., , $45. This week’s lesson: “Cheese and Wine Round Robin with Harry’s Wine and Liquor.”

 

AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – 12:50 p.m., 1:20 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m. (1 hr., 58 min.) –  IMDb –  Rotten Tomatoes –  Trailer
  • Crooked Arrows – 1:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 10:05 p.m. (1 hr., 40 min.) –  IMDbRotten Tomatoes –  Trailer
  • Dark Shadows – 1 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 9:35 p.m. (1 hr. 38 min.) – IMDbRotten Tomatoes - Trailer
  • The Dictator – 12:35 p.m., 1:05 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m. (1 hr., 23 min.) –  IMDb –  Rotten Tomatoes –  Trailer
  • Marvel’s the Avengers – 12:15 p.m. (2 hrs. 22 min.) – IMDbRotten TomatoesTrailer
  • Marvel’s The Avengers 3D – 3:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 9:55 p.m. (2 hrs., 22 min.) – IMDbRotten TomatoesTrailer
  • Men in Black 3 – 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10:15 p.m. (1 hr., 46 min.) –  IMDb –  Rotten Tomatoes –  Trailer
  • Men in Black 3 in 3D – 1:15 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 9:45 p.m. (1 hr., 46 min.) –  IMDb –  Rotten Tomatoes –  Trailer

 

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

  • Riverfield School Building Committee: 7:30 p.m., All-Purpose Room ( agenda)

 

FORECAST as of 9 p.m. on Monday:

  • Tuesday: “Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind between 5 and 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.”
  • Tuesday night: “Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind between 6 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.”
  • Hazardous Weather Outlook: “A line of showers and thunderstorms will approach during the afternoon and early evening hours on Tuesday. There is the potential for severe thunderstorms…as well as localized heavy rainfall.”

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

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

 

TIDES & TIMES

  • Sunrise: 5:23 a.m.
  • High tide: 5:56 a.m.
  • Low tide: 12:17 p.m.
  • High tide: 6:31 p.m.
  • Sunset: 8:17 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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