Community calendar

Community calendar for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012

By From page A2 | November 11, 2012


Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Craft Fair and Lunch 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, 621 S. Orchard St., Vacaville. For sale will be handmade Raggedy Ann dolls, quilts, baked goods, holiday decorations and more. Proceeds benefit various organizations around the world.

Napa Solano Holiday Faire: Shop to Stop Bullying noon to 5 p.m., Chardonnay Golf Club, 2555 Jameson Canyon Road, American Canyon. Sponsored by the Matt Garcia Foundation, Pay It Forward Productions and American Canyon ATA Martial Arts. Info: 252-5980.

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

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


National Association for Uniformed Services 10 a.m., Airman and Family Readiness Center, building 660, Travis Air Force Base. Info: Herb Lewis, 448-7285.

American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation 1 to 3:30 p.m., American Red Cross, 1545 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Free training provided for people who want to volunteer as disaster responders. Info: 438-7062 or www.redcrossbay.org.

Vision Problem Support Group 2 to 4 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1600 Union Ave., Fairfield. For people with vision problems such as macular degeneration. Info: 425-5409.

Rodriguez Music Boosters 6 p.m., Round Table Pizza, 5085 Business Center Drive, Suite 102, Fairfield. Info: 372-6782.

NorthBay Rose Society 7 p.m., Florence Douglas Senior Center, 333 Amador St., Vallejo. Info: Rhonda Thompson, 649-8233.

Coming Up

“Funder for a Day” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, 470 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield. Designed for nonprofit directors and board members who want to explore the way grant-seekers think about development. Sponsored by the Solano Community Foundation. Registration and Info: 399-3846.

American Legion Reams Post 182 10 a.m., Wednesday, Solano County Events Center, 601 Texas St., Fairfield. Info: 208-5333.

Retired Public Employees Association of California meeting noon, Wednesday, Vallejo Moose Lodge, 337 Nebraska Street, Vallejo. All persons now working under the State Public Employees Retirement System, and those who have retired from this system and their guests are cordially invited to attend. Special entertainment by the Honeybee Trio. Reservations: 552-6458, or 642-8346.

Steel Drum Band Concert 7 p.m., Wednesday, Solano Community College Theatre, bldg. 1200. Pandemonium, Solano County’s Premier steel drum band, will perform a free concert under the direction of Derek Smith. Info: [email protected]

Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 16-17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18, Napa Valley Expo, 575 Third Street, Napa (in Chardonnay Hall.)  Featuring 85 booths of fine crafts, art and gourmet foods. Info: 260-2810.

Tournament of Champions Band Review Saturday. Concert and jazz performances beginning at 7:30 a.m. to Fairfield High School; parade begins at 9 a.m. on Dover Avenue; Field show competition at 6 p.m. at Schaefer Stadium. Info: 438-3065.

“Earlier Than A Bird” on Benicia Main Street 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday,  Main Street, Benicia. The public is invited to jump out of bed in their pajamas and get a head start on holiday shopping. Benicia’s First Street retail stores and restaurants will offer special deals and treats. Info: 745-9791, www.beniciamainstreet.org.

NAACP Officer Elections Doors open 9 a.m., nominations 10 a.m., voting noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1735 Enterprise Drive, Building 3, Fairfield. Open positions include president, first and second vice-president, secretary, assistant secretary, treasurer, assistant treasurer and seven members-at-large. Info: 916-498-1898.

Vendor’s Fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Event Center, 601 Texas Street ( Chief Solano Building), Fairfield. Featuring crafts, antiques and baked goods. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Ways Post 2333. Info: 426-6397.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Christmas Gift and Craft Faire 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Dome, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield. Fifty vendors with homemade crafts and specialty items. Info: 631-1728.

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

Chief Solano Chapter of National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meeting, 11 a.m., Saturday, Marriott Hotel, Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Celebrating Veterans Day by welcoming a representative of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Program speaker, Jeffrey L. Jewell, MPA, MA, director and counselor with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at the Sacramento Vet Center. Reservations required by Wednesday, 451-7768.

Comedy Fundraiser for Homeless Teens 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Pepperbellys, 849 Texas St., Fairfield. Children in Need of Hugs, a California nonprofit in partnership with Pepperbellys, is sponsoring a night with comedian Don DC Curry to raise funds for homeless teens in Solano County. Info: www.cinoh.org.

Bike Rodeo 3 to 5 p.m., Nov. 18, Laurel Creek Elementary School, 2900 Gulf Drive, Fairfield. Sponsored by Boy Scots of America Pack 101 and Host Lions Club. For boys ages 6 to 10. Info: 209-345-9384, or 646-9350.

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: www.vacavillefestivaloftrees.com.

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

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.

Domini Williams


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