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Thursday

Bocce Lessons and Games 5:30 to 8 p.m., John Magnetti Memorial Courts, 1200 Civic Center Drive. The Fairfield Bocce Federation, free for people 16 and older. Seniors 85 and older receive free membership. Enrollment required. Info: 425-5301, 425-5592.

Gentle Vinyasa Flow Yoga 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Fee, preregistration required. Info: 469-6672.

Fairfield PAL Hip-Hop Classes 6 p.m., PAL Center, 2195 Union Ave., Fairfield. All skill levels welcome, classes taught by staff members of the popular Bliss Dance Company. Open to Fairfield, Suisun City and Travis students enrolled in grades 7-12. Annual membership fee. Info: 422-6288 or visit Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FairfieldPal.

Do-It-Herself Workshop 6:30 to 8 p.m., Home Depot, 2121 Cadenasso Drive, Fairfield. Info: www.homedepot.com/workshops

Boy Scout Troop 182 7 p.m., Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. For boys ages 11-17. Info: 631-3286.

Journey Through Grief 7 to 8:30 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 1411 Oliver Road, Suite 220, Fairfield. Facilitated by Barbara Bean Jenson, LCSW. Info: 646-3517.

Mare Island Toastmasters 7:30 to 9 p.m., Merrill Gardens Retirement Community, second floor annex, common room, 350 Locust Drive, Vallejo. Info: 644-4204, www.mareisland.toastmastersclubs.org.

Friday

Aquatic Fitness 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, Allan Witt Park, 1741 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Open to all. Info: millemoe@fairfield.ca.gov.

Women’s Shooting Club 10 a.m. to noon, Center Mass Shooting Range, 27 Commerce Place, Vacaville. For beginners and experienced shooters. Info: Marcia Serrao, 447-2698, www.TakingAimWSC.com.

Pinnacle Possibilities for Teens 3 to 6 p.m., Matt Garcia Learning Center, 230 Atlantic Ave., Fairfield. For ages 12 to 18. Helping teens to cultivate self-expression through exposure to art, entertainment and professional guest speakers. Classes in yoga and different styles of dance will be taught. Info: 430-8493.

PAL Boxing 5:30 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Train to compete inside the ring or just try the latest workout trend. No special equipment is necessary. Annual fee. Info: 422-6288.

Nicotine Anonymous Support Group 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Info: 580-7827.

Yippie Yogurt Family Night 6 to 8 p.m., Yippie Yogurt, 1955 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Mention, “I came in for family night,” and receive a $1 off each yogurt. Info: 439-3176.

Facebook Friends Holiday Party Collecting Toys for Children’s Nurturing Project 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Stars Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. Dance and donate a toy for a good cause – unwrapped toy for birth to 18-year-olds. If you can’t attend, contact Cindy Rhodes at 623-341-4976 to donate. Info: 623-341-4976.

Meet the Ghosts of Benicia’s Past 8:30 p.m., Historic Railroad Depot, 90 First St., Benicia. The paranormal history of downtown Benicia is revealed during this walk led by a paranormal investigator and/or sensitive. Each tour is limited to 20 people and is two hours long. Walking shoes and flashlights recommended. No children younger than 10 permitted. Reservations required. Info, tickets: 745-9791, www.beniciamainstreet.org.

Coming up

Rockville Trails Preserve Hike 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Rockville Hills Preserve, Rockville Road across from Rockville Hills Park. Celebrate first day of winter with free hike, going four miles up and down the hilly, rocky terrain to the interior of the 1,500-acre natural area. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Go to www.solanolandtrust.org adn visit “events calendar” or call Lorenzo at 330-7263. Meet your guide at the big red Ice House building on Suisun Valley Court, near the intersection of Rockville Road and Suisun Valley Road. Rain cancels the event. Info: 330-7263.

Celebrate Winter Solstice at Rush Ranch 10 a.m. Saturday, Rush Ranch, 3521 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun City. Meet in brick courtyard for guided walk along the marsh, with nature games along the way. After exploring, walkers will return to center of ranch to sip cider, learn about barn owls and make pine cone bird feeders to take home. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., there will be a traditional blacksmith shop in action and a display of hand-crafted Native American tools. No charge. Info: 432-0150, ext. 200 or volunteer@solanolandtrust.org.

Northern Cal Fibro Friends 1.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, year end meeting, Valley Health Plaza, 1010 Nut Tree Rd., Suite 240, Vacaville, Ca. Members are urged to bring ideas and suggestions for next year’s meetings. There is no charge for the meeting though donations are appreciated.Information contact Valma Honeyfield at 530-756-0153 or valmagrace@comcast.net, or Jan Fowler at 707-448-5786.

Christmas Toys, Coats and Food Giveaway 11 a.m. Saturday, Pacific Estates Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 300 Pacific Ave., Fairfield. Apply by telephone from Dec. 1-7 by calling Evangelist Ada Blankenship-Oneal at 422-0639.

Fairfield Yippie Yogurt Youth Training Shop Children’s Christmas Store 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1955 W. Texas St., No. 4, Fairfield. Children 12 and younger can buy and new or gently used Christmas gift. Yippie youth will help children select and wrap gifts. Donations of new or gently used cosmetic jewelry and smaller household items, wrapping paper, tape, ribbons, gift boxes and art supplies needed, drop off between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. any day. Info: 208-0853 or sherilyn.henry@yippieyogurt.org.

Read to Succeed Remedial Reading Clinic starting January 2014, Amador Street Hope Center, Vallejo.  For anyone with reading or spelling problem. One-to-one sessions and small groups. Limited space. Info: 648-1986.

Draft Democratic Women in Action Noon, Jan. 11, 2014, Fuso, 535 Main Street, Vacaville. Fee. Info: northernsolanodems.org.

27th Annual Solano Wine & Food Jubilee 6:30 p.m., April 25, 2014, Specialty Event Center, 300 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield. Information: 646-3133 or www.wineandfoodjubilee.org.

Susan Hiland

Susan Hiland

Susan graduated from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon with a B.A. in Communications. She has eight years experience working for newspapers in Wausa, Nebraska. She lives in Vacaville with her husband and dog.
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