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Monday, March 20, 2017

TONIGHT at Horseshoe Cafe in Southport Village - Brian Dolzani Band

Monday 3/20 at the Shoe - The Brian Dolzani Band in the 8:30PM Feature Spot
followed by Acoustic Open-Mic.
A night not to be missed! Get yourself there!!

Horseshoe Cafe - Pequot Avenue - Southport Village

Ye Yacht Yard 1950's

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Ye Yacht Yard circa 1950's.
Photographer and date unknown.
Photograph property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection/Joe Rainis.

Friday, March 17, 2017

An early "R" class at Southport

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An early "R" class at Southport.
Thanks to Arthur Jennings for sharing this image from the past.
From Arthur Jennings Collection.

Pequot Library's April Fools' Party Fundraising Gala April 1st

Saturday April 1st 2017   6:00pm - 10:00pm
Southport, CT
An evening of games, jokes, tricks, and laughs
to raise funds for library services and programs at Pequot Library.
  • Cocktail Party at Pequot Library: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Dinners hosted at local homes to follow
The first big party of Spring! All are welcome!
Pequot Library is our vital cultural center.
Proceeds from the Party help to maintain this architectural gem, protect
and share Special Collections, and support  programs and events for adults and children,
from the village of Southport, the Town of Fairfield, and beyond.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

YYY on Saturday

YYY on Saturday.

St. Paddy's Day Teen Trivia Night March 16th at Pequot Library


at pequot library
Thursday, March 16, 2017, 05:00pm - 06:00pm

Join teen librarian Christine Catallo for an Irish-themed trivia game and scavenger hunt.
  • Test your knowledge of Irish history and literature with fun questions
  • Explore the library with an exciting scavenger hunt through the Stacks
  • Win “nuggets of gold” – gift certificates to Garden Catering, stickers and temporary tattoos
  • Snacks and soft drinks served

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Tor Newcomer at Horseshoe Cafe March 13th

Coming Monday (3/13) - Tor Newcomer in the 8:30PM Feature Spot
followed by Acoustic Open-Mic!
Good Fun - Good Time (Guaranteed!) See you there!

Horseshoe Cafe - Pequot 
Avenue - Southport Village

Fishing Fleet in Southport Harbor circa 1900's

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Fishing Fleet, Southport Harbor
Southport, Connecticut
Description: There appear to be 6 sloops moored in the harbor. The identity of this "fishing fleet" is unknown. (Southport market boats were schooners and ceased operation c 1903.)

Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Format: Photograph

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Pequot Library on GIVING DAY TODAY!

720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT  06890-1496
(203) 259-0346

Help us win another $5,000 
by donating now!

The organization that raises the most money by 
9:00am wins the prize. 
Please give as generously as you can.

Click the blue Donate button to make a contribution that supports:
  • 10-12 Art and Special Collections exhibitions and installations/a year
  • 14 Annual Community Events
  • 25 Music Concerts (including 6 Music for Youth Concerts)
  • 750 Students on School Outreach Tours
  • 200 Volunteer, Docent, and Internship opportunities
  • 70,000 Patrons utilizing library services
  • 115,000 Books, audiobooks, and DVDs in our circulating collection
  • 30,000 Special Collections items
  • 1 Historic Library building,* plus Great Lawn!
*Pequot Library is listed in the The National Register of Historic Places,
the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation.

Hear why Pequot Library is their "home away from home" for this 
mother and daughter!

Pequot Library's Mission

Bringing Literature, Music, Art, Science & the Humanities to our Community

Support Pequot Library

Fairfield Police Scholarship Fund GIVING DAY 2017

Todays the day!!!!!!   
Get up and Give 
Giving Day 2017

to make your donation

and see our new video (PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE)
Yesterday’s video had over 4.1k views  (AMAZING)
Thank you to all those who have already given. We are off to a great start. Let’s keep it going.
Join us at Michael Gennaros Steak House from 4 to 7.  

Thank you,
From the men and women of the Fairfield Police Department.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Looking Across Southport Harbor From Meeker Docks 1913

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At the Meeker Docks on Harbor Road
Southport, Connecticut

Creator: V. Louise Higgins
Publisher: Pequot Library Association
Date: circa 1913
Format: Photograph

View from the shop at Ye Yacht Yard

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View from the shop at YYY.
Photographer and date unknown.
Photograph property and courtesy of Howard Burr Collection.
Special thanks to Joe Rainis.

Friday, March 3, 2017

The old anchor at the gas pump at YYY

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"I recognize the old anchor which was stationed next to the old gas pump." -Arthur Jennings
Special thanks to Arthur Jennings for another great photo from the past.

Main Street and Harbor Road circa 1910

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Rare photograph of Main Street and (Water Street) which is now called Harbor Road.
From Arthur Jennings Collection. 

Monday, February 27, 2017

U2NATION at Horseshoe Cafe TONIGHT!

Stop down to the Horseshoe Cafe TONIGHT Monday 2/27/17! The amazing U2Nation is on at 8pm. Acoustic Open-Mic follows! Horseshoe Cafe - Pequot Avenue - Southport Village

Friday, February 24, 2017

Chris Frantz The Talking Head Radio Show Friday Feb.24th

Chris Frantz The Talking Head Radio Show Friday Feb.24th 4-6:50pm EST Streams live on on your devices or 89.5FM

Penfield Locker Rental Information

Penfield Locker Rentals 

We are pleased to reopen our beach lockers for the 2017 Summer Season. There are 194 lockers large enough to change in as well as store beach chairs and other items available to rent at Penfield Pavilion. 

Online Lottery Information: To ensure giving as many people an opportunity to take advantage of the lockers as possible, a lottery will be held each year for selling and assigning lockers. Of the 194 lockers, 19 will be sold to non-residents, should they apply and be chosen. 

Online Lottery will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 9:00 AM
More Information: 

Adult Beginner Tennis Lessons at Fairfield Tennis

210 Old Dam Road - Fairfield CT
Call 203-254-0440

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Southport Harbor circa World War 1

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Southport Harbor circa World War 1
Rare photograph in Southport Harbor looking towards the old onion fields of Sasco Hill. Photo taken circa World War 1 era. The angle from which the photo was taken appears it is possible from the old PYC/BC&MMR dock area.
With special thanks to Arthur Jennings.

Driftwood Coffee Shop

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An ad from the Westport News, July 1965.
From Arthur Jennings collection.

Dine in or take out, The Driftwood is located on 325 Pequot Ave, Southport   
and their phone number for take out orders is 203-255-1975

Sasaco Lake Ice in 1919

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From Arthur Jennings' Collection.

Ye Yacht Yard drawing

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Wonderful artwork by Fairfield Deputy Fire Chief Art Reid
Winter 2006.
Special thanks to Dave Peck for sharing this image.