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Community calendar for Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

By From page A2 | November 22, 2012


Solano Turkey Trot 8 a.m., Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. Sponsored by Solano Hearts United. 10k run/5k run and walk. Info: solanoturkeytrot.org.

Thanksgiving Feast at Mission Solano 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Community Center, 1000 Kentucky St. Info:missionsolano.com.

Thanksgiving Meal Give-Away 3 p.m, Benicia Grill II (Formerly Jack and Linda’s Country Cafe), 2390 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Approximately 200 individual meals will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis. Meals include turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, dinner roll and cranberry.


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

Celebrate Recovery 7 to 9 p.m., Liberty Church, 2641 N. Texas St., Fairfield. For people seeking recovery from their hurts, habits or hang-ups. Info: 425-9673, ext. 317; www.LCCWord.org.

Food Addicts Anonymous 7 to 8:30 p.m., Kaiser Permanente, 3700 VacaValley Parkway, Vacaville. For people recovering from addictive eating, bulimia and undereating. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Info: 800-600-6028, www.foodaddicts.org.

VacaValley Ramblers Square Dance Club 7 to 9:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, 897 Cotting Lane, Vacaville. Couples, singles, and children 10 and up. Info: 685-3969.

PAL Hip Hop Dance Class 7 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 750 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Bliss Dance Company leads the class every Tuesday and Friday. Open to all PAL Members, ages 13 to 18. Info: 422-6288, www.fairfield-pal.org.

Vivendo El Programa 8 to 9:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Spanish-speaking group of Narcotics Anonymous. Free. Info: 372-1304.

Friday Night Clean and Serene 8 p.m., Community United Methodist Church, 1875 Fairfield Ave., Fairfield. Free Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Info: 251-5982 or www.napasolanona.org.

 Coming Up

Square Tomatoes Craft Fair 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Central Park, Davis. Local artist and artisans present their all hand-crafted creations including hand-spun yarns, original photography, jewelry, woodwork, paper crafts and more. Info: [email protected]

Festival of Trees Gala 6 p.m., Monday, Vacaville Skating Center, 551 Davis Street, Vacaville. Dinner buffet and a live auction. Tickets. Info: http://www.vacavillefestivaloftrees.com.

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

Merriment on Main 4:30 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Downtown Vacaville. Tree lighting, singing of carols, a live Nativity scene and Santa. Info:www.downtownvacaville.com.

Fundraiser for Williams Syndrome 1 to 9 p.m., Nov. 30, Chevy’s Fresh Mex Restaurant, 1730 Travis Blvd. Info: 425-5181.

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.

Vanden High Sack Attack Competition 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 1, Vanden High School, 2951 Markley Lane, Fairfield. Twenty-five teams of robot-building students put their skills to the test in a series of robot challenges against teams from other schools. Info: www.vexrobotics.com or www.robotevents.com.

Family Holiday Festival 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dec 1, Winters Community Center, 201 Railroad St., Winters. Sponsored by the Winters Friends of the Library. Santa and his elf will be available for photos. There will also be children’s crafts, a gift wrap station, lunch available in Mrs. Claus’ Cafe, a holiday wreath sale, a quilt raffle, a Scholastic Book Fair, and non-stop entertainment.

Holiday Vendors Fair 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Dec. 2, Courtyard Marriott, Vacaville. Shop, see all the latest products, and try out samples. Info: [email protected]

California Retired Teachers Association holiday luncheon 11 a.m., Dec. 4, Green Valley Country Club. The Grange Jazz Band will provide entertainment. Info: 448-7081.

Winter Plant Sale  8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 6, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8. Sponsored by the Horticulture Club of Solano Community College, featuring holiday wreaths and swags made by the Horticulture Department, as well as seasonal flowering plants, house plants and succulents. Proceeds provide scholarships, equipment and reference materials for SCC Horticulture students. Info: 486-0179.

Diablo Regional Concert Band winter concert 7:30 p.m., Dec. 7, Benicia Public Library, Fireplace area, 150 East L Street, Benicia. Sponsored by the Friends of the Benicia Public Library. Conductor: Cora Martens.  Info: 746-4343, www.benicialibrary.org.

Christmas Parade and Holiday Market 10 a.m., Dec. 8, First Street, Benicia. Parade starts at First and D Streets, and continues up First Street, ending at H Street. Holiday market hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m, located on First Street between B and D streets. Info: 745-9791.

Library Book Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 8, Benicia Public Library, 150 East L Street, Benicia. Sponsored by the Friends of the Benicia Public Library. Info: 746-4343.

Interpretive Walk on Quail Ridge 1 to 5 p.m., Dec. 8, Quail Ridge Reserve at the southern end of Lake Berryessa. Walk the scenic hillsides of California to see native grasses, shrubs and trees, and learn about the wildlife and native habitats. Led by QRWC executive director Frank Maurer. Walkers will gather at Markley Cove Resort. Reservations, directions and info: 530-219-4477.

U-Jam Fitness Class and Toy Drive 3 to 5 p.m., Dec. 8, Kroc Center, 586 East Wigeon Way, Suisun City. As admission price, please bring at least one toy for a child to received for Christmas this year. Toys must be new and unwrapped. Info: www.factbook.com/events/292244307560675/.

Domini Williams


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