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Community calendar for Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012

By From page A2 | September 09, 2012


Raptor Migration Tour at Lynch Canyon 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lynch Canyon, 3100 Lynch Road, Vallejo. Discover and learn about eagles, hawks and other birds of prey in Solano County. RSVP to Mary Best at 685-5908 or [email protected]

Celebrate the Tomato at Wild Boar Farms 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wild Boar Farms, 2252 Morrison Lane, Fairfield. Come and enjoy an informative and relaxing day in the garden. This special day includes an exclusive tour and talk by the owner of Wild Boar Farms, Brad Gates,  including a peek at the “secret breeding section” where future tomato varieties are coming to life, a sampling of new tomatoes and a delicious lunch. Donation. Please reserve your spot at  http://www.wildboarfarms.com.

Adoption and Awareness Day noon to 3 p.m., Solano County Animal Shelter, 2510 Clay Bank Road, Fairfield. Visit the shelter and bring home your new best friend. Dogs, cats and rabbits available for adoption. Free snacks and drinks. Shelter dog training demonstration. Bring your pet and take advantage of microchip services and low-cost vaccinations. Info: 761-4242.

Winterhawk Winery Community Service Sunday: SPCA of Solano County 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., 4537 Abernathy Road, Fairfield. Music by Garage Land Rodeo. Twenty percent of the day’s sales will go to the SPCA of Solano County. Info: 428-6977.

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.


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

North Bay Engineer’s Club Noon, Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Reservations are required, respond no later than Wednesday at noon before meeting. Info: [email protected] or 916-388-5655, ext. 200.

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 http://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.

Historically Black College and University Fair 5 to 8 p.m., Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1735 Enterprise Drive, Bldg. 3, Fairfield. Event sponsored by Mount Calvary’s Scholarship Ministry in collaboration with United College Action Network. Info: 425-1849.

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

Yoga Classes 6 p.m., 10-week session, Fairfield Community center, 1000 Kentucky St., Fairfield. 428-7584.

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

Coming Up

Recovery Rally 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Rally to support the Board of Supervisors and their decision to continue the battle against cancer. Info: 372-0540, http://www.unityhall.org.

Proposal Writing Basics Two sessions, 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Solano Community Foundation’s training room, 470 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield. Hands-on and interactive full-day training on key components of a proposal to a grantmaking foundation. Registration required. 399-3846, http://www.solanocf.org.

“Expanding Experiences” Fundraiser 6 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Lower Arsenal District, Benicia. An evening of art, music, appetizers, and wine sponsored by The Benicia Rotary Foundation, working in collaboration with local artists and Arts Benicia. All proceeds from this event will be used to provide educational opportunities to youth in Benicia. Info: 746-6650.

Solano County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board Educational Panel 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, County Administrative Building, 675 Texas St., Fairfield. The presentation will explore prevention, treatment and recovery services in Solano County. Info: 784-2222.

Fairfield Senior Center fundraiser dinner 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Hosted by the Cordelia Rotary Club. Tickets sales close Monday. Purchase tickets at the senior center Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Info: 428-7421.

Informational Mortgage Relief Workshop 6 p.m., Thursday, Benicia Public Library, 150 East L St., Benicia. Info: 853-0777.

General Membership Meeting of NAACP 7 p.m., Thursday, St. Stephen CME Church, 2301 Union Ave., Fairfield, Election of the nominating committee.

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

Country Carnival Saturday, 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.

Aloha Festival 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 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 nonperishable food donation for local food banks. Info: http://www.nvalohafest.org.

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

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

Domini Williams


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