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Community calendar for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012

By From page A2 | December 08, 2012

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.

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.

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: [email protected], 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.

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, 1360 Holiday Lane. www.catalesrescue.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: [email protected]

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.

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 [email protected]

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.

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.

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.facebook.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 streets. 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 St.

Sunday

Cat Tales Rescue Adoption Event 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Fairfield Petco, 1370 Holiday Lane. www.catalesrescue.org.

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

Vallejo Choral Society 3 p.m., 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., 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, [email protected]

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.

Coming Up

Pet Adoption Faire 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 22, Pet Club Store, 5125 Business Center Drive, Fairfield. The Solano County Animal Rescue Foundation has dogs and cats available for adoption. Info: [email protected], 864-9688.

Reindeer Aquatics Games noon to 4 p.m.Dec. 22, Aquatics Complex at Allan Witt Park, Fairfield. Bring your swim suit and towel, and enjoy an afternoon of swimming, Reindeer Games, and visits with Santa, Mr. Gator and Ms. Allie. Info: 428-7726.

Memphis BBQ & Blues Fundraiser 1 to 5 p.m., Dec. 30, 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.

Domini Williams

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  • Alvina SheeleyDecember 08, 2012 - 9:14 am

    Three (3) fundraisers for Williams-Syndrome Dec 16, all day, a Sunday, Carl's Jrs., 2380 N. Texas St., Fairfield and Carl's Jrs., 98 Peabody Road, Vacaville Dec 18, a Tuesday, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Chevy's Fresh Mex

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