Free Pet Adoptions 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Solano County Animal Shelter, 2510 Clay Bank Road, Fairfield. The Solano County Animal Rescue Foundation will pay for all animal adoptions from the Solano County Animal Shelter, through the month of December. Adopt a pet for free. Info: www.scanimalfoundation.org.
Volunteers Needed for Habitat for Humanity 10 a.m., various locations. Learn how you can help. Info: 422-1948 or www.solanonapahabitat.org.
It’s Your Move Chess Club 10 to 11 a.m., Suisun City Library, 601 Pintail Drive. Group instruction and personalized coaching to improve chess skills and strategies. Info: 419-5161.
Cat Tales Rescue Adoption Event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairfield Petco, 1370 Holiday Lane. Info: www.catalesrescue.org.
Saturday Stories 11 a.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Song, stories and finger plays for the whole family. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.
Thrift Day noon to 2 p.m., Bliss Urban Arts Center, 3777 Vaca Valley Parkway, Vacaville. Bring all your old clothes and swap with others. Raffle and bake sale. Info: 650-580-3345.
Overcomers Outreach AA/NA Meetings 1 p.m., Living Worship Christian Center, 312 Mini Drive, Vallejo. Christian 12-step support program led by Michael Gildon, pastor. Info: Rick, 712-4492; Pastor Michael, 426-3488.
WORDS: A night of poetry, music and dance 8 to 11 p.m., Bliss Urban Arts Center, 3777 Vaca Valley Parkway, Vacaville. Tickets and info: 650-580-3345.
Cat Tales Rescue Adoption Event 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Petco, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Info: www.catalesrescue.org.
Memphis BBQ & Blues Fundraiser 1 to 5 p.m., Winterhawk Winery, 4537 Abernathy Road, Fairfield. Enjoy music from the Used Blues Band, and Texas Roadhouse chicken and ribs. Tickets available in advance and at the door. Info:428-6977.
Celebrate Recovery 7 to 9 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1121 Clay St., Fairfield. Experience freedom from your hang-ups, hurts, and habits. Info: 422-2500.
New Year’s Glow Party 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday, Word of Faith Christian Center, 650 Parker Road, Fairfield. Event includes music, lighting, cleanest dressed contest, tug-of-war, open mic talent show, one minute challenges, and prizes. Info:437-2257, www.wofccfairfield.com.
New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance 8 p.m. Monday, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council No. 15499. Info: 429-0149, 422-7767.
“The Inventor’s Lab presents Circuitry” 1 p.m. Wednesday, Vacaville Town Square Library, 1 Town Square Place. The library will host a science day in special collaboration with UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science and their Inventor’s lab. Learn how circuits work, test of conductivity, or design and build a battery-powered scribbling machine. Info: 866-572-7587.
North Texas Street Business Association Crab and Shrimp Feed 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 5, Joseph A. Nelson Center, 6112 Village Drive, Suisun City. 421-9085.
Society of Single Professionals meet and greet 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 8, First St. Cafe, Upstairs Banquet Room, 440 First St., Benicia. Info: 415-507-9962.
March Against Stomach Cancer registration 8:30 a.m. march 10 a.m. Jan. 12, Sonoma Raceway, 29355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. Info: 933-3918.
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 12, Loma Vista Farm, 150 Ranier Ave., Vallejo. Demonstrations and hands-on opportunities to give you skills to prune your fruit trees. Info and registration: 556-8765.
4-H Skills Day and Chili Cook-off 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 12, Green Valley Middle School, 1350 Gold Hill Road, Fairfield. Solano County 4-Hers will show off what they have learned in their projects this year. Info: 784-1319.
Friends of Benicia Library Book Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan 12, Benicia Public Library, 150 East L St. Downstairs in the library basement. Info: 746-4343.
Interpretive Walk on Quail Ridge 2 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 12, gather at Markley Cove Resort, 7521 California 128, Napa. A winter walk led by Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy executive director Frank Maurer. Please call in advance by Friday evening to reserve a spot, and to get directions: 530-219-4477.
Paratransit Coordinating Council Meeting 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 17, Suisun City Hall, Council Chambers, 701 Civic Center Blvd., Suisun City. Info: 399-3226.
Nor-Cal Elite fastpitch softball crab feed 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 19, Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Info: 290-9638 or www.eteamz.com/norcalelitesoftball.
“Living the Dream: A Multicultural Celebration in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 20, Solano Community College Theater, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. Keynote speaker: Simeon Wright. Info: [email protected]
Golden Hills Mustang Club General Meeting 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Star’s Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. For Mustang car enthusiasts. Info: www.goldenhillsmustangclub.com.
Suisun Valley 4-H Club meeting 7 p.m. Jan. 28, Cordelia Fire Hall, 2155 Cordelia Road, Fairfield.
Vacaville Museum Guild Bunko Bash 6 p.m. Jan. 30, McBride Senior Center, 91 Town Square Center, Vacaville. Tickets on sale at the Vacaville Museum, 213 Buck Ave. Info: 447-4513.