It's spring and that means it's time to get yourself up and out of the house this weekend in Fairfield. Here's a list of suggestions to get you motivated:

Enjoy the "Sounds of a Spring Night" on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Connecticut Audubon Society Center, 2325 Burr St. The cost is $6 for members and $8 for non-members. Call 203-259-6305, ext. 109, or visit for more information.

Tie one on with Ron Merly as he presents the "Flyfisher's Guide to Connecticut" at 3 p.m. Saturday at Fairfield Woods Branch Library, 1147 Fairfield Woods Road. Admission is free. For more information call 203-255-7308 or visit

Don your fancy hats and head to the Pequot Library on Saturday for its Derby Day party celebrating 138th Run for the Roses from 4 to 7 p.m. The Kentucky Derby fest is a fundraiser for the library and admission is $60 to $300. Call 203-259-0346 or visit for more information.

You'll be able to say you knew them before they were famous if you attend Cinefest 2012 Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Fairfield University Quick Center for the Arts, 1073 North Benson Road. Admission is free to view works by young campus filmmakers. More information can be found at or by calling 203-254-4010.

Get your antiques appraised or buy a little something for yourself at the combination appraisal fair, tag sale and health walk Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jewish Home for the Elderly's Grasmere by the Sea, 1 Post Road. Appraisals start at 11 a.m. and the cost is $5 per item or $10 for three items. The health walk starts at 9:30 a.m. and is $20 per person with kids under 12 free. For more information call 203-856-2231 or email