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Community calendar for Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

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Friday

Shear FX Holiday Toy Drive through Dec. 18, 3336 N. Texas St., Suite 1, Fairfield. A toy drive to benefit Mission Solano. Info: 422-1232.

Sleep Train Toy Drive for Foster Kids through Dec. 16. Donate a new, unwrapped toy or gift to any sleep Train location. Info: sleeptrain.com.

Winter Plant Sale  8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun  Valley Road, Building 1000, Parking Lot 6, Fairfield. Sponsored by the Horticulture Club of Solano Community College, featuring holiday wreaths and swags made by the Horticulture Department, as well as seasonal flowering plants, house plants and succulents. Proceeds provide scholarships, equipment and reference materials for SCC Horticulture students. Info: 486-0179.

“A Stroke of Love” 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 199 Marina Blvd., Suisun City. A peer support group for stroke survivors. Info: 373-2227.

Disaster Preparedness Awareness Workshop 7 p.m., 2500 N. Texas St., Fairfield. “Be Red Cross Ready,” presented by Harvest Family Life Center. Seating is limited. Reservations: 422-5200, harvestfamilylife@gmail.com.

Regional Concert Band winter concert 7:30 p.m., Benicia Public Library, Fireplace area,150 E. L St., Benicia. Sponsored by the Friends of the Benicia Public Library. Conductor: Cora Martens. Info: 746-4343, www.benicialibrary.org.

Saturday

Christmas Parade and Holiday Market 10 a.m., First Street, Benicia. Parade starts at First and D streets, and continues up First Street, ending at H Street. Holiday market hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m, located on First Street between B and D streets. Info: 745-9791.

Library Book Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Benicia Public Library, 150 E. L St., Benicia. Sponsored by the Friends of the Benicia Public Library. Info: 746-4343.

Pet Adoption Faire 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pet Club Store, 5125 Business Center Drive, Fairfield. The Solano County Animal Rescue Foundation has dogs and cats available for adoption. Info: tm2004@comcast.net, 864-9688.

Writers Resource Center 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Beginning, intermediate and advanced writers encouraged to attend. Info: www.writersresourcecenter.org.

Food and Clothing Drive 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., BayNorth Church of Christ, 1720 W. Texas St., Fairfield. A hot meal and gently used clothing and coats for men, women and children will be provided. Info: dhodgers@baynorthcoc.org

Soroptimist Toys for Tots 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Solano Town Center mall, lower level near Sports Authority, collecting unwrapped toys for kids of all ages. Info: Karen at kehairfield@aol.com.

Interpretive Walk on Quail Ridge 1 to 5 p.m., Quail Ridge Reserve at the southern end of Lake Berryessa. Walk the scenic hillsides of California to see native grasses, shrubs and trees, and learn about the wildlife and native habitats. Walkers will gather at Markley Cove Resort. Reservations, directions and info: 530-219-4477.

Christmas Tree Auction 2 p.m., Da Costa’s Auto World, 1907 N. Texas St., Fairfield. The auction is open to the public. In conjunction with the North Texas Business Association and Mission Solano, businesses in Fairfield have donated Christmas trees which will be auctioned off. The final auction price will be donated to a favorite charity. Info: Karen, 422-5552.

U-Jam Fitness Class and Toy Drive 3 to 5 p.m., Kroc Center, 586 East Wigeon Way, Suisun City. As admission price, please bring at least one toy for a child to received for Christmas this year. Toys must be new and unwrapped. Info: www.factbook.com/events/292244307560675/.

Mad Hatter Holiday Parade and Festival 4 p.m., Historic Downtown Vallejo, Georgia Street to the Waterfront. Celebrating the 160th birthday of Alice in Wonderland. The Mad Hatter Parade begins at 4:30 p.m. at Marin and Georgia Street. The tree lighting will be held after the parade, followed by the lighted boat parade on the waterfront. The Mad Hatter Masked Ball will be at 7 p.m. at Alice’s Palace, 620 Marin Street.

Coming Up

Vacaville Accordion Club Christmas Party 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Elk’s Lodge, 500 Bush Street, Woodland. Info: 925-256-9055.

Vallejo Choral Society 3 p.m. Sunday, First Presbyterian Church, 1350 Amador, Vallejo. Grammy award winner Andrew Brown conducts the Vallejo Choral Society, Vallejo Symphony and Campanelli Children’s Chorus in Britten’s Saint Nicolas Cantata featuring tenor Steven Ziegler, Biebl’s Ave Maria, and many more traditional carols. Tickets and info: 653-6827 or 643-4441.

Worldwide Candle Lighting 6 p.m. Sunday, The Hampton Inn & Suites, 800 Mason St., Vacaville. The Solano County Chapter of The Compassionate Friends will host this local candle lighting to remember children who have died. The ceremony features music, readings, poems and refreshments. Bring a picture of your lost one for display on remembrance tables. Info: Vesta Thompson 434-8518, tcfsolanoco@gmail.com.

New Foster Parent Orientation 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aldea Children and Family Services, 470 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield. If interested in attending, please contact Robin Aquino at 557-4560 ext. 139.

Domini Williams

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