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Community calendar for Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012

By From page A2 | September 23, 2012


Winterhawk Winery Community Service Sunday: Kids Day of Fishing Fundraiser 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., 4537 Abernathy Road, Fairfield. Wine tasting, fishing fun and games, raffle, and live music by Blind Edge. Info: 428-6977.

Zumbathon fundraiser 3 to 6 p.m., Dance Unlimited, 510 Georgia St., Vallejo. Monies raised will help support flood victims in the Philippines. Info and tickets: 386-9210.


Zumba Gold 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 persons with cognitive or physical impairments. Enrollment required. Info: 428-7654.

Tai Chi for Health Classes 9 to 10 a.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Low-impact exercise for students 50 and older. Fee, preregistration required. Info: 469-6672.

Country Western Line Dancing 10 a.m. to noon, Joseph Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Gain cardiovascular health by staying physically active and learn the latest line dance routines in this dance class. No partner needed. Info: 421-7201.

Fairfield-Suisun Twilight Rotary Club 6 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Court. Info: Darrin Berardi, 328-8433.

Gardening with Native Plants talk 7 p.m., Heritage Presbyterian Church, 1400 East Second Street, Benicia. Sponsored by the Jepson chapter of the California Native Plant Society, serving Solano County. Helen Popper, author of California Native Gardening: A month-by-Month Guide, will talk about growing, propagating and maintaining a garden in rhythm with the seasons. Info: 745-4675, http://www.cnpsjepson.org.

Coming Up

Get Published: Free Forum on Book Promotion 6 to 8 p.m.,Tuesday, Town Square Library Meeting Room, 1 Town Square, Vacaville. Sponsored by the Writing and Get Published Groups and the Vacaville Town Square library. Featuring guest speaker Joel Friedlander. book designer and proprietor of Marin Bookworks in San Rafael. Info: Betty Lucke, [email protected] or Kevin Tolley, [email protected]

Fairfield Senior Center Monthly Travel Presentation 10 a.m., Wednesday, Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Dr., Fairfield.  Colette Vacations will highlight all of their trips planned for this year and beyond, including Panama, China’s Yangtze River Cruise, Southern Italy, Washington D.C., South Africa and Portugal. Everyone is welcome, including armchair travelers. Info: 429-6291 or [email protected].

HICAP Presentation 1 p.m., Wednesday, Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. A presentation regarding medicare and your options. Info: 428-7421.

Twin City Steppers Class 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., Wednesday, Suisun Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive., Suisun City. Come enjoy the exercise and patterns of square dancing. For couples, singles and youth age ten and over. Info: 429-3637, http://www.twincitysteppers.com.

Harvest Party 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, Winterhawk Winery, 4537 Abernathy Road, Fairfield. Wine tasting, food trucks, and dancing to live music by Matt Applin and the Midnight Band. Info: 428-6977.

Grape Escape 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Wooden Valley Winery, 4756 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. The Solano County Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors is teaming up with several local businesses for a unique tasting event to benefit SafeQuest Solano. Tickets are available  at the Allstate Insurance office at 350 Merchant St., Vacaville, or at RE/MAX Gold Elite , 455 Lopes Road, Cordelia. Info: 916-792-2574.

Coin Collectors Retreat 9 a.m.. Saturday, Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 734 Marin St., Vallejo. Sponsored by the California State Numismatic Association and hosted by the Vallejo Numismatic Society, this year’s retreat theme is “Coins and HIstory Make Fun.” The day will include presentations, displays and door prizes. Info: 246-6327, http://www.solanocoinclub.com.

Raptor Migration Tour 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Lynch Canyon, 3100 Lynch Road, Vallejo. Discover and learn about eagles, hawks and other birds of prey in Solano County, from Larry Broderick and his Solano Land Trust Raptor Team. All ages welcome. Moderately paced tour covering four miles. Please RSVP to Mary Beth, 685-5908 or [email protected]

Oktoberfest 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, Vacaville Town Square. Hosted by the Pure Grain Bakery and the Downtown Vacaville Business Improvement District. Music provided by Alpiner’s USA and German Choir Singers from Oakland. Info: 451-2100, http://www.downtownvacaville.com.

Suisun Marsh Ducks Unlimited Annual Banquet 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday, Hampton Inn, 800 Mason St., Vacaville. Online ticket sales ends Wednesday. Ticket price includes a Kinder’s barbecue dinner, and a one year Ducks Unlimited membership. A raffle and auction are also part of the evening. Info: http://www.suisunmarshdu.com.

“Denim & Diamonds” 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Cordelia Fire Hall, 2155 Cordelia Road, Fairfield. A seventh annual event sponsored by the Soroptimist of Central Solano County, featuring entertainment , dinner and silent auction. Info: 438-0804, http://www.SICentralSolano.com.

Voter Registration at Bethel Community Church 11:30 a.m., Sept. 30, Bethel Community Church, 600 E. Tabor Ave., Fairfield. Info: Paulene Melvin, 427-1415.

Imagine Me Foundation Turkey Dinner Sale noon to 4 p.m., Sept. 30, 2751 Elmhurst Circle, Fairfield. Sales will assist in sponsoring the Annual Cancer Benefit “A Celebration of Life”  at Travis AFB. Delivery available to Suisun and Fairfield. Info: Melissa 639-6417 or Teresa 470-6778.

Domini Williams


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