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Community calendar for Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

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Monday

Hot Hula Fitness 5:30 to 6:30 a.m., BLISS Urban Arts Center, 3777 Vaca Valley Parkway. No experience needed. Info: 646-9806, www.RSVVP@Dance.com.

Zumba Gold and Fitness 8:30 a.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Dance and fitness for active older adults. Info: 428-7421.

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. Info: 428-7654.

Line Dancing 10 to 11:25 a.m., Holy Spirit Gym, 1050 N. Texas St. Info: Charles Bond, 422-8273.

Stretch and Tone Class-Silver Sneakers and Yoga in the Chair 10 a.m., Fairfield Senior Center, assembly hall, 1200 Civic Center Drive, Fairfield. For seniors age 50 plus. 428-7421.

Fairfield Women in Action Noon, Mimi’s Cafe, 1650 Gateway Blvd., Fairfield. A nonprofit group that actively supports the community, including Assist-a-Grad scholarships, Adopt-a-Park, domestic violence prevention programs and education re-entry. Info: Millie Celoni, 422-3428.

PAWS for Reading 3 to 4 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Independent readers can improve their skills by reading to specially trained therapy dogs. Info: 866-57ASKUS or www.solanolibrary.com.

PAL Kajukenbo 5 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. For those in grades 7 through 12. Info: 422-6288, www.fairfield-pal.org.

Fairfield-Suisun Twilight Rotary Club 6 p.m., Rockville Grill, 4163 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. Info: Darrin Berardi, 328-8433.

Kick it at PAL 6 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. A soccer program for 13- to 18-year-olds. Annual membership required. Info: 422-6288, www.fairfield-pal.org.

PAL Kickboxing 7 p.m,. Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. For ages 13 to 18. Annual membership. Info: 422-6288, www.fairfield-pal.org.

Youth Commission 7 p.m., Fairfield City Council Chambers, 1000 Webster St. The Youth Commission is an advisory body to the Fairfield City Council on youth-related issues. They are a standard city commission; consisting of 15 members all between the ages of 12-21. Members are appointed by the mayor and City Council. Info: Heather Sanderson at 249-1379.

VacaValley Ramblers Choreographed Ballroom Dance Class 7 p.m., Masonic Hall, 897 Cotting Way, Vacaville. First class free. Open to ages 9 through adult, with families encouraged. Info: Ed and Linda Kuidis, vvramblers@yahoo.com, 449-4355; Jim and Lessie Diffey, jldiffey@sbcglobal.net, 450-0380.

Tuesday

Knitters, Crocheters & Crafters gathering 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Sponsored by Solano Chicks With Sticks. Info: sharleesue@sbcglobal.net.

Fairfield-Suisun Rotary Club Noon to 1:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield. Info: 483-8196.

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

Book Talk Group 1:30 p.m., Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Share good fiction and nonfiction reading suggestions. Info: Marie Brown, mariejb1@gmail.com

Start Smart class 6 to 8:15 p.m., Tuesday, Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1050 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Conducted by the California Highway Patrol, this is an education program for both teenage drivers and their parents. Parent/guardian attendance is mandatory. Info: 428-2100.

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

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

Coming Up

Festival of Trees Gala 6 p.m., Nov. 26, Vacaville Skating Center, 551 Davis Street, Vacaville. This year’s theme is “Dreaming of a . . .” Dinner buffet with wines from Vezer, Vitus and Woodbridge. Dessert, coffee, and a live auction led by Joe Gates. Tickets. Info: http://www.vacavillefestivaloftrees.com.

Suisun Valley 4-H Club meeting 7 p.m. Nov. 26, Cordelia Fire Hall, 2155 Cordelia Road, Fairfield. Info: cesolano.ucanr.edu/4-H_Program/Solano_County_4H_Clubs/

Merriment on Main 4:30 to 9 p.m., Nov. 27, Downtown Vacaville. Tree lighting, singing of carols, a live Nativity scene and Santa.  Info: www.downtownvacaville.com.

Fundraiser for Williams Syndrome 1 to 9 p.m., Nov. 30, Chevy’s Fresh Mex Restaurant, 1730 Travis Blvd. Info: 425-5181.

Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting 6:30 p.m., Nov. 30, at the foot of First Street, Benicia. Tree lighting and music by Kris Kringle and The Mistletones. Info: 745-9791.

Vanden High Sack Attack Competition 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 1, Vanden High School, 2951 Markely Lane, Fairfield. Twenty-five teams of robot-building students put their skills to the test in a series of robot challenges against teams from other schools. Info: www.vexrobotics.com or www.robotevents.com.

Holiday Vendors Fair 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dec. 2, Courtyard Marriott, Vacaville. Shop, see all the latest products, and try out samples. Info: marketdayevent@gmail.com.

California Retired Teachers Association holiday luncheon 11 a.m., Dec. 4, Green Valley Country Club. The Grange Jazz Band will provide entertainment. Info: 448-7081.

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

Christmas Parade and Holiday Market 10 a.m., Dec. 8, 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.

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