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Things to do in Westport this weekend

Published 7:07 am, Friday, February 28, 2014
  • Westport will host its own Oscars party this weekend at, where else, Oscar's Deli on Main Street. Photo: Contributed Photo / Westport News
    Westport will host its own Oscars party this weekend at, where else, Oscar's Deli on Main Street. Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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It may still be winter, and more snow is in the forecast, but that doesn't mean you can't do a little fishing or take part in a triathalon -- and still stay indoors. Here's a list of things to do in Westport this weekend:

Catch a studio production of Woody Allen's farce, "Don't Drink the Water," by the Staples Players at Toquet Hall Teen Center, 58 Post Road East, this weekend. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 for all shows and can be purchased by visiting staplesplayers.com. Tickets will also be available at the door 20 minutes prior to curtain. Cash and checks only at the door.

Need a little more exercise these days? Take part in the Mossman Indoor Tri Sunday at the Westport Weston Family Y, 59 Post Road East. The event kicks off at 8 a.m. and includes a 15-minute pool swim, a 25-minute bike spin and a 2-minute treadmill run. The entry fee is $45 for individuals and $65 for relay teams. Membership in the Y is not required. Register online at www.active.com.

Bring some new life and color to your aquarium at the 36th annual Norwalk Aquarium Society Tropical Fish & Equipment auction Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Earthplace. 10 Woodside Lane. Admission is free. Visit www.earthplace.org for more information.

Get yourself ready to celebrate the Academy Awards on Sunday night with a visit to Oscar's Deli, 159 Main St., for the N'Oscars (Not the Oscars) from 1 to 3 p.m. The event will feature movie trivia, prizes, popcorn, a chance to pick the award winners and plenty of Oscar's goodies to purchase. Hosted by film critic Susan Granger, whose reviews appear in the and local actor/director/writer Scott Bryce, the event is free and sponsored by the Westport Cinema Initiative. For more information, visit www.westfordcinema.org.

See a free screening of the movie, "Amistad," at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road. A discussion of the film will follow. Call 203-291-4800 or visit www.westportlibrary.org for more information.