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Wednesday, April 25 News

Things to do in Fairfield this weekend

Looking to escape football this weekend? Or, maybe, you're looking for something to keep you busy until Sunday's Super Bowl kick-off. Don't worry, here's a list of things to do in Fairfield:

Start the weekend with a tune or two by the Christopher Robin Band on Friday night at the Fairfield Theatre Co., 70 Sanford St. The show starts at 7:45 p.m. and tickets are $25. Call 203-259-1036 or visit www.fairfieldtheatre.org

Stock up on fresh, free-range eggs, produce, artisan bread and more at the Winter Farmers Market at the Greenfield Hill Grange, 1873 Hillside Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 203-913-5055.

Step on over for the first SHU Dance Company Showcase at Sacred Heart University's Edgerton Center, 5151 Park Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10. Visit www.edgertoncenter.org or call 203-371-7908 for more information.

Be there Saturday at the Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., when Barbara Mariconda launches her newest novel, "Bird with the Heart of a Mountain," from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The free event features a dance performance by Leslie Roybal of Flamenco Vivo, and signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. For more information, call 203-259-0346, ext. 15, or visit www.pequotlibrary.org

It's time to "Pack the POD" at Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road. Help fill the storage unit on the church's front lawn with non-perishable food item from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. All donations will be given to Operation Hope and St. Stephen's Food Pantry. Call 203-536-0949.