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Community Calendar: April 15, 2014

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Tuesday

North Wind Quilters 8:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Quilters of all skill levels invited to participate Info: 428-7421.

Senior Day Program 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Supervised activities for persons with cognitive or physical impairments. Enrollment required. Fee. Info: 428-7421.

SparkPoint Solano 9 to 10 a.m., Cleo Gordon Elementary School, 1950 Dover Ave., Room 18, Fairfield. SparkPoint Centers are financial education centers that help people who are struggling to make ends meet. Info: 421-3963.

Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Fairfield group, walk-ins welcome. Not 12-step. Location, info: Dolly, 422-7345.

Morning Crochet and Knitting Club 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Bring your own supplies. Info: 866-572-7587, www.solanolibrary.com, sharleesue@sbcglobal.net.

Fairfield-Suisun Rotary Club Noon to 1:30 p.m., Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Info: 483-8196.

Solano County Soroptimist Club Noon to 1:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield. Info: 422-6800.

Solano Kids Insurance Program 1:30 to 5 p.m., Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center, 1020 Ultatis Drive. Help for families with uninsured children. Info: 800-978-7547.

Teen Study Club 3 to 5 p.m., Vacaville Public Library-Town Square, 1 Town Square Place. Info: 866-572-7587, www.solanolibrary.com.

PAL Boxing 4 to 5 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 2195 Union Ave., Fairfield. Train to compete inside the ring or just try the latest workout trend. No special equipment is necessary. Annual fee. Info: 422-6288.

Gentle Vinyasa Flow Yoga 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Fee, preregistration required. Info: 469-6672.

Bluegrass/Folk Music and Fiddle Session 6 to 9 p.m., Round Table Pizza, 3336 N. Texas St., Fairfield.

Autism Support Group 6:30 to 8 p.m., Matrix Parent Network, 1615 W. Texas St., Suite 4, Fairfield. For parents and family members of children with autism spectrum disorders. Free. Info, RSVP: 423-2545, ext. 101.

Evening Book Club 7 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Info: 866-572-7587.

Narcotics Anonymous Step Study 7 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Info: 419-4662.

Wednesday

Cordelia Rotary Club 7:15 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Info: Nancy Garver, 449-8299.

Senior Fitness 8:30 a.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Beginning/Intermediate exercise and dance class. Drop-in class. Fee. Info: 429-6291.

Aquatic Fitness 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, Allan Witt Park, 1741 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Open to all. Info: millemoe@fairfield.ca.gov.

Tai Chi for Health 9 to 10 a.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Low-impact exercise class for people 50 and older. Fee, preregistration required. Info: 469-6672.

Schizophrenia Support Group 9:30 to 11 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 502 Virginia St., Vallejo. Info: 553-5735.

Line Dancing 10 to 11:30 a.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Info: 422-8273.

Country Western Line Dancing 10 a.m., Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Gain cardiovascular health by staying physically active and learn the latest line dance routines. Info: 421-7201.

The Fire Within Survivors of Domestic Violence Support Group 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hope Center, 289 Amador St., Vallejo. Info: 648-1986.

“Tools for the Grief Journey” Noon to 1 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 4520 Business Center Drive, Suite 110, Fairfield. Info: Linda Pribble, lpribble@northbay.org, 646-3517.

Fairfield Host Lions Club Noon, Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Info: 427-6927.

Rose Program 1:30 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Blvd. “All About Roses” from heritage to patent with guest speaker Darrell Schram, president of Northbay Rose Society. Fee for year. Info: 580-2946.

 Widowed Persons Association of California 2 p.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Social and recreational opportunities for widowed persons. Info: 447-9522.

Moose Lodge Bingo 5:30 p.m. (quickies), 6:30 p.m. (early bird) and 7 p.m., Fairfield Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor St. Info: 422-3245.

Bi-Polar/Depression Support Group 6 to 8 p.m., 2101 Courage Drive, Oak Room, Fairfield. Info: 553-5735.

Vaca Valley Tea Party 6 to 8 p.m., Pietro’s No. 2, 679 Merchant St., Vacaville. Kevin McGary, president of the Frederick Douglass Foundation, is guest speaker. Info: www.fdfc.org.

Solano 29ers Cribbage Club 6:30 p.m., Leisure Town Clubhouse, 100 Sequoia Drive, Vacaville. Learn and play cribbage with members of the American Cribbage Congress. Info: Jackie Doppelt, 447-7568.

Celebrate Recovery 6:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Info: 419-4662.

Girls Circle 6:30 p.m, Matt Garcia Center, 2195 Union Ave. Fairfield. Program promotes resiliency and healthy relationships in adolescent girls, 10 sessions. Info: 249-1379.

Children’s Grief Workshop 6:30 to 8 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 4520 Business Center Dr., Suite 110, Fairfield. For ages 6-12. Info: Linda Pribble, lpribble@northbay.org, 646-3517.

Twin City Steppers Square Dance Club 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Weekly square dance instruction for ages 10 to adult. First two weeks free, then fee. Info: 429-3637, 422-5170.

Narcotics Anonymous “Together We Can” 8 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Info: 419-4662.

Coming up

Free Healthier Living Classes 1 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through May 13, Fairfield Senior Manor, 110 Union Ave., Fairfield. Info, registration: 643-1797.

Ancestry and Heritage Quest-Genealogy Open Workshop 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Info: 866-57-ASKUS.

Tomato Whisperers 7 p.m. Thursday, Solano County Master Gardeners, Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Talks on making tomatoes grow. Info: 866-572-7587.

Youth Activity Day Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Inflated jumpers, Easter bunny, clown, egg hunt, balloon twister, games, prizes and health and safety information. Sponsored by Alooma Temple No. 212. Info: 480-1265.

27th Annual Solano Wine & Food Jubilee 6:30 p.m. April 25, Specialty Event Center, 300 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield. Info: 646-3133, www.wineandfoodjubilee.org.

Geranium City Garden Club Home Garden Tour 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26, tour begins at 2144 Fox Glen Drive, Fairfield. Follow signs and map in ticket booklet. Fee. Info: 426-2790.

Mushroom Cookery Class 3 to 6 p.m. April 27, Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company, 2625 Mankas Corner Road, Fairfield. Fee. Info, reservations: 864-1529.

BrewHaha 3 to 7 p.m. May 3, Specialty Event Center, 300 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield. Sample craft brews, ales, limited release specialty beers. Fee. Tickets: bit.ly/SolanoBrewHaha.

Susan Hiland

Susan Hiland

Susan graduated from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon with a B.A. in Communications. She has eight years experience working for newspapers in Nebraska.
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