Saturday, December 3, 2022
Home Community Santa is coming to Fairfield this weekend

Santa is coming to Fairfield this weekend

by admin
0 comment

The Sacred Heart University Community Theatre presents a month of festive film programming, including sing-along screenings of “Frozen” and “Frozen II” on Dec. 30, and a question-and-answer session with the filmmaker of Santaman after the Dec. 18 show.

It kicks off with “It’s a Wonderful Life” at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 30, which is part of the Sturges Ridge of Fairfield Century of Cinema, a curated monthly series spotlighting the 20th century’s finest films. There will be introductory remarks and reflections from SHU Community Theatre’s resident film guru and critic, Susan Granger, will be made. SHU’s Youthful Hearts Choir will offer a short performance in advance of the screening. 

Other movies include “Frozen” and “Elf” on Dec. 17, “The Polar Express” on Dec. 23 and “Meet Me in St. Louis” on Dec. 28.

The SHU Community Theatre is located at 1420 Post Road in Fairfield.
          
Visit https://shucommunitytheatre.org/ for ticket prices and show times. 

Fairfield high schools ring in the holidays with concerts

The Fairfield Public Schools Music Department is pleased to announce Carillon and Candlelight Holiday Concerts.

Fairfield Warde High School will present Carillon at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 20.

Fairfield Ludlowe High School will present Candlelight at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 22

Doors will open 15 minutes prior to each performance. Due to the unique nature of these concerts (no applause, performers in aisles), late arrivals cannot be seated.

Tickets will be available online at www.fairfieldschools.org/performances beginning 9 a.m. on Nov. 28. Anyone experiencing difficulties
requesting an online ticket can email [email protected] or call (203) 255-8469 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. through December 5.

Police participating in No Shave CT

The Fairfield Police Department is raising money and awareness in November for the Connecticut Cancer Foundation as part of its No Shave CT campaign.
  
The Police Department has continued to partner with the Connecticut Cancer Foundation will all of the money raised going to Connecticut cancer patients and their caregivers to assist with basic living expenses, such as rent, mortgage, utilities and food.

Fairfield’s department has been among the top 10 fundraising teams for the past four years. It raised more than $4,600 last year, placing it in the top three. People can donate online to sponsor participants at www.fpdct.com/noshave.

Santa coming to Fairfield

The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce has announced Santa will arrive by hook-and-ladder down Reef Road at 10 a.m. on Nov. 27. He will sit in the decorated gazebo on Sherman Green until about 2 p.m. where children can visit him. Santa’s elves will give each child a small plush holiday toy, sponsored by Massage Envy.

This is the 20th year this free event has been offered.

There will be horse and wagon rides from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with each ticket costing $1. DJ Scott Nickel will provide classic and traditional holiday music.

The chamber has also invited local nonprofit organizations to set up tables on the green, to distribute information about their charitable organization. Holiday face painting will be offered by local Girl Scouts.

The event will be canceled if there is very heavy snow or rain, which would create a safety issue for attendees. Check the chamber’s website, FairfieldCTChamber.com/events, or call the office at 203-255-1011 for current information.

Notre Dame has day of giving

Notre Dame High School in Fairfield recently completed its annual service day. It is the main event of the Lancers’ 26 Acts of Kindness campaign,
and gives students, faculty, staff and parents the opportunity to unite as a school and make a positive impact on the community.

There were 503 volunteers spread out at 40 different locations, completing more than 3,000 hours of service this year.

Fairfield honors K9 Ruger

Town and police officials recently said goodbye to Fairfield’s retired K9 Ruger. 

Ruger was born Feb. 23, 2010 and was a certified narcotic detection and patrol tactical canine. Ruger was partnered with Officer Kevin Wells and helped police track suspects, missing persons and detect narcotics.

Ruger served the Fairfield Police Department from 2011 to 2015.

Menorah lighting coming to library

There will be a menorah lighting outside of the Pequot Library at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 2. 

It will also include music, swag bags, latkes and donuts.

It is a project of Chabad of Westport, Chabad of Fairfield and the Pequot Library.

Leave a Comment