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Community Calendar: Aug. 19, 2014

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August 20, 2014 |

TUESDAY

Billiards 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Players of all skill levels invited to play. Info: 428-7421.

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.

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.

Physical Wellness Program: Video Chair Exercise Class 8:30 a.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Benefits people of all physical levels. Fee. Info: 421-7203.

Needle Arts Guild of Solano 9 a.m. to noon, Fairfield Senior Center, Arts and Craft Room, 1200 Civic Center Drive, Fairfield. Info: 448-1715.

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

Ti-Chi 9 a.m. Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Fee. Info: 421-7203.

Craft Class 9 a.m. Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Fee. Info: 421-7203.

Senior Center Craft Shoppe 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Handmade gifts for family and friends. Info: 428-7421.

Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Fairfield group, walk-ins welcome. Not 12-step. 1049 Union Ave., Fairfield. 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.

Bingo 1 p.m. Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Fee. Info: 421-7203.

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

Journey Through Grief 6 to 7:30 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 4520 Business Center Drive, Suite 110, Fairfield. Info: Linda Pribble, lpribble@northbay.org, 646-3517.

Solano County Mental Health Board 6 p.m., 2101 Courage Drive, Fairfield. Info: 784-8336.

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.

WEDNESDAY

Cordelia Rotary Club 7:15 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Info: June Johnson 510-772-8860.

Billiards 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Players of all skill levels invited to play. Info: 428-7421.

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.

Line Dancing 9 a.m. Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Fee. Info: 421-7203.

Senior Center Craft Shoppe 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Handmade gifts for family and friends. Info: 428-7421.

Domestic Violence Support Group 10 a.m., 1119 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville. SafeQuest Solano hosts meetings. Info: 422-7345. 

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.

Bingo Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Fee. Info: 421-7203.

Deborah Hamel Art Class 1 p.m. Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Fee. Info: 421-7203.

Rose Program 1:30 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Blvd. Fee for year. Info: 580-2946.

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

Shuffleboard Noon to 3 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Info: 428-7421.

Widowed Persons Association of California 2 p.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Social and recreational opportunities for widowed people. 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.

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.

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.

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

Coming up

Free bicycle repair at Suisun Library 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Suisun City Library. This free program is open to all ages, though priority will be given to children. Info: 866-57-ASKUS.

Delta Tea Party Patriots 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Veterans Memorial Hall, 610 St. Francis Way, Rio Vista. The guest speaker will be Sam Paredes, Gun Owners of California. He will be speaking on the topic, Top Issues for Today’s Gun Owners. Info: http://deltatpp.org.

Paths to Healing Conference 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Fairfield Community Center, Willow Hall, 1000 Kentucky St. Solano Recovery Project event includes speaker, documentary and addiction-related topics. Fee includes lunch. Info and registration: 419-4662 or www.unityhall.org.

SafeQuest Spaghetti Feed 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4113, 77 Marina Court, Suisun City. Raffle prize. Fee. Info: Colette Watkins 344-0279 or 402-7812.

Macy’s shopping day to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s All day Saturday, Entrance to Macy’s at Solano Town Center mall in Fairfield. Info: Anne Payne at annep@aaans.org or 738-5976.

Taste of First Street 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 26, Downtown Benicia. Limited tickets available. Info: www.BeniciaMainStreet.org or 745-9791.

Tahoe Joe’s Dinner Fundraiser All day Aug. 28, 1040 Helen Power, Drive, Vacaville. Ticket will get you a dinner with choice of chicken, steak or rib dinner with all the fixins’ for lunch, dinner to take-out anytime on that day. Benefits the Alzheimer’s Association. Info: Anne Payne at annep@aaans.org or 738-5976.

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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