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Community calendar for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012

By From page A2 | September 15, 2012


Young Eagles Free Airplane Rides 7:30 to 10 a.m., Nut Tree Airport. For ages 8 to 17, sponsored by  EAA Chapter No. 1230 and assisted by Lee A. Archer Jr Chapter Tuskegee Airmen. Parent or legal guardian must be present. Info: Howard Gunn, 483-6357 or Gerald Gordon, 446-8532, http://www.youngeagles.org.

Country Carnival 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Covenant Community Church, 3870 Alamo Drive., Vacaville. The day will include a country breakfast, a giant rummage sale, vendors, hot dogs, snow cones, bounce houses and activities. Info: http://www.countrycarnival.org.

“No Fleas” Market 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Petco, 210 Nut Tree Parkway, Vacaville. Help local animal rescues raise money through a giant garage sale. Also seeking donations of food, cat litter and bedding. Info: [email protected]

Ride 4 Recovery M/C Poker Run 8 a.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Recovery communities invites all clean and sober motorcycle riders to join the first annual Ride 4 Recovery. Info: 631-0686, http://www.unityhall.org.

Aloha Festival 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Napa Valley Expo, 575 Third St., Napa. Experience aloha and authentic Hawaiian food and entertainment at this fifth annual festival. Help the festival spread aloha by bringing a non-perishable food donation for local food banks. Info: http://www.nvalohafest.org.

Benicia Fine Arts and Craft Fair 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Downtown Benicia. Info: [email protected]

“Get The Rush” guided hike 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rush Ranch, 3521 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun City. Guided tidal marsh tours, blacksmith demonstration, learn about native plants and Native American art and tools. Free. Info: 432-0150, ext. 200, http://www.solanolandtrust.org.

Community Picnic in the Park 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sponsored by Fairfield Church of Christ, Veterans Park next door to the church, 2200 Fairfield Ave. A community meal and clothing give-away. Info: 425-2373.

Recovery Day Celebration 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Allan Witt Park, Fairfield. The day includes a barbecue, face painting, informational booths for local treatment providers, awards, testimonials and keynote speakers. Info: 642-8634.

Arthritis Exercise Program 1 to 3 p.m., 1010 Nut Tree Road, Suite No. 240, Vacaville. Gloria Anaya and Maria Ceja, outreach representatives for the California AgrAbility Program at UC Davis, will hold an arthritis exercise class for members of the Northern Cal Fibro Friends. Participants will learn a variety of exercises designed by the Arthritis Foundation. For further information contact Valma Honeyfield at [email protected] or 530-756-9153, or Jan Fowler 448-5786.

Interpretive Walk on Quail Ridge Reserve 2 to 6 p.m., gather at Markley Cove Resort, 7521 Calif. 128, Napa. Led by QRWC Executive Director Frank Maurer. Info: 530-219-4477.

Wild Time at the Wildlife Center 4 to 6 p.m., 1171 Kellogg St., Suisun City. This is the last chance this year to join the staff and volunteers of the Wildlife Center for Wild Time. Enjoy an up-close look at birds of prey and find out about the animals, Native Americans and rocks and minerals of the area. Info: 429-4295.

Celebrate Local Talent 6 p.m., Kroc Center Performing Arts Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. A variety show showcasing local soloists, dancers, pianists, a ukulele player and many other Solano County artists. Info: 439-7895.

Step Up for Dorian Grey Zumbathon 6 to 10 p.m., Humble Dragon Martial Arts, 47 Union Way, Suite D, Vacaville. Rhythm Fitness, Humble Dragon Martial Arts, and Solano County Zumba instructors team up to promote awareness for Down Syndrome. Info: 673-6957.

September Swing Dinner Dance 7 p.m. to 12 a.m., Travis Conference Center, 500 Crissy, Travis AFB. Sponsored by the Fairfield-Suisun City-Vacaville section of the National Council of Negro Women. Tickets and Info: Carolyn 422-2779, Antonea 429-4905 or Maxine 425-4115.


Winterhawk Winery Community Service Sunday: Solano Family and Children’s Services 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., Winterhawk Winery, 4537 Abernathy Road, Fairfield. Twenty percent of all of the day’s sales go to the Solano Family and Children’s Services. Info: [email protected]

Worship Celebration 6 p.m., Kroc Center Performing Arts Center, 586 Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Featuring performances from local worship groups. Info: 439-7895.

Celebrate Recovery 7 to 9 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1121 Clay St. Experience freedom from your hang-ups, hurts, and habits. Info: 422-2500.

Coming Up

Delta Tea Party Patriots Meeting 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, 610 St. Francis Way, Rio Vista. Guest speaker will be Rex Ruth, aka “Samuel Adams.” Info: http://www.deltatpp.org.

Celebrate Constitution Week 11 a.m., Wednesday, Marriott Hotel, Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Join the Chief Solano Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution including an interactive discussion regarding the Constitution, and a presentation of certificates to those members who have achieved membership milestones. Advance reservations required, 451-7768.

Domini Williams


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