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Community calendar for Friday, Dec. 13, 2013

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Friday

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.

Central Solano Citizen/Taxpayer Group Noon, Benicia Grill II, 2390 N. Texas St. Free. Info: 425-1442, www.thetaxwatchers.org.

Senior Coalition of Solano County Noon to 2 p.m., Solano County Government Center, 675 Texas St., Fairfield. Info: 864-3984.

Yippie Yogurt Family Night 6 to 8 p.m., Yippie Yogurt, 1955 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Mention, “I came in for family night,” and receive a $1 off each yogurt. Info: 439-3176.

Food Addicts Anonymous 7 to 8:30 p.m., Kaiser Permanente, 3700 VacaValley Parkway, Vacaville. For people recovering from addictive eating, bulimia and undereating. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Info: 800-600-6028, www.foodaddicts.org.

Diablo Regional Concert Band Free Winter Concert 7:30 p.m. Friday, Benicia Public Library, 150 E. L St., Benicia. Sponsored by Friends of the Benicia Public Library. Info: 746-4343 or www.benicialibrary.org.

Vivendo El Programa 8 to 9:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Spanish-speaking group of Narcotics Anonymous. Free. Info: 372-1304.

Friday Night Clean and Serene 8 p.m., Community United Methodist Church, 1875 Fairfield Ave., Fairfield. Free Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Info: 251-5982, www.napasolanona.org.

Saturday

Annual Wreath-Laying Event 9 a.m. Saturday, Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon. Hour-long program, followed by distribution of wreaths, honoring each of fallen buried there. Plan to arrive early for parking; event will go on regardless of weather. Wreaths will be supplied and all ages welcome. Info: wreathproject@yahoo.com.

Trail Crew Volunteers for Lynch Canyon Open Space Park 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Lynch Canyon Open Space Park, 3100 Lynch Road, Vallejo. Volunteers will help repair eroded damages on existing trails at Lynch Canyon Open Space Park. Meet Solano Land Trust Land Steward Ken Poerner at kiosk in parking lot for orientation and training. Bring backpack with plenty of water and snacks, heavy work gloves, sunglasses, boots or sturdy closed-toe shoes with good tread. RSVP or info: Ken Poerner 580-6277. Rain cancels event, call Poerner if weather is uncertain.

Writers Resource Center 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., California Business Center, 1652 W. Texas St., Suite 247, Fairfield. Beginning, intermediate and advanced writers encouraged to attend. Info: www.writersresourcecenter.org.

Northern California Sled Dog Rescue Adoption Fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pet Centered, 2401 Waterman Blvd., Fairfield. Info: www.norsled.org, 800-471-5922.

Free, guided nature walk 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Lake Solano Park, 8685 Pleasants Valley Road, Winters. Volunteers Cricket Kanouff and Kitty Van Newkoop will lead easy-paced tour, with focus on history, native plants and more. Meet guides in front of Nature Center at the west entrance to the park. Fee for parking, no RSVP necessary. Heavy rain cancels. Info: 451-7699. Same-day info: 530-795-2990.

Friends of Benicia Library Book Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Benicia Library, 150 E. L St., Benicia. Supports musical performances, reading programs and special needs for library. Info: 746-4343.

Second Annual Clothing Drive 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Baynorth Church of Christ, 1720 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, coats/jackets, headwear, shoes, socks, scarves, gloves, mittens. Info: djhodgers@yahoo.com.

Fourth Annual Christmas Spectacular 7 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Community Presbyterian Church, 425 Hemlock St., Vacaville. Info: www.communityprebyterian.com.

Coming up

Sleep Train Secret Santa Toy Drive for Foster Kids Through Sunday, Sleep Train, 1595 Holiday Lane, Fairfield; 5121 Business Center Drive, No. 104, Fairfield; 140 Nut Tree Parkway, Suite 200, Vacaville. Bring unwrapped gifts for all ages – gift cards, sporting equipment and art supplies are great examples. Info: Shauna Nuckles (208) 819-2859.

Women of Faith Christian Alliance Black and White Banquet 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Donation required, with proceeds going to American Cancer Society and Mission Solano. Info: Eloise Marable, 435-8753.

Family Resource Fair 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Armijo High School, 824 Washington St., Fairfield. Community service agencies will be present. Info: vanessaw@fsusd.org.

Facebook Friends Holiday Party Collecting Toys for Children’s Nurturing Project 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 20, Stars Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. Dance and donate a toy for a good cause – unwrapped toy for birth to 18-year-olds. If you can’t attend, contact Cindy Rhodes at 623-341-4976 to donate. Info: 623-341-4976. 

Rockville Trails Preserve Hike 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 21, Rockville Hills Preserve, Rockville Road across from Rockville Hills Park. Celebrate first day of winter with free hike, going four miles up and down the hilly, rocky terrain to the interior of the 1,500-acre natural area. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Go to www.solanolandtrust.org adn visit “events calendar” or call Lorenzo at 330-7263. Meet your guide at the big red Ice House building on Suisun Valley Court, near the intersection of Rockville Road and Suisun Valley Road. Rain cancels the event. Info: 330-7263.

Celebrate Winter Solstice at Rush Ranch 10 a.m. Dec. 21, Rush Ranch, 3521 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun City. Meet in brick courtyard for guided walk along the marsh, with nature games along the way. After exploring, walkers will return to center of ranch to sip cider, learn about barn owls and make pine cone bird feeders to take home. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., there will be a traditional blacksmith shop in action and a display of hand-crafted Native American tools. No charge. Info: 432-0150, ext. 200 or volunteer@solanolandtrust.org.

Christmas Toys, Coats and Food Giveaway 11 a.m. Dec. 21, Pacific Estates Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 300 Pacific Ave., Fairfield. Apply by telephone from Dec. 1-7 by calling Evangelist Ada Blankenship-Oneal at 422-0639.

Fairfield Yippie Yogurt Youth Training Shop Children’s Christmas Store 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 21, 1955 W. Texas St., No. 4, Fairfield. Children 12 and younger can buy and new or gently used Christmas gift. Yippie youth will help children select and wrap gifts. Donations of new or gently used cosmetic jewelry and smaller household items, wrapping paper, tape, ribbons, gift boxes and art supplies needed, drop off between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. any day. Info: 208-0853 or sherilyn.henry@yippieyogurt.org.

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope is the Daily Republic's news editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 17 years as a sports editor and three years as the associate editor before spending three years away from the newspaper (though continuing as a columnist). He returned in December 2010 as news editor. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.
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