Community calendar

Community calendar for Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

By From page A2 | September 06, 2012


Farmers Market/Thursdays on the Green 3 to 7 p.m., Jefferson and Texas streets, Fairfield. Enjoy the afternoon with entertainment, artisans and crafters, food vendors and more. Visit the Main Street Association booth and learn more about their recycling program and free household battery waste disposal. Info:422-0103. http://[email protected]

Wine Tasting on the Square 5:30 t0 7:30 p.m., Suisun Harbor Square Courtyard, 700 Main St., Suisun City. With wines from Ledgewood Creek Winery and Vitus Wines, food by Cast Iron Grill and Bar and live music. Info: https://www.facebook.com/SuisunHarborSquare.

Growing Through Grief Group 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, 2nd floor annex, Common Room, 350 Locust Drive, Vallejo. Info: 644-4204, http://www.mareisland.toastmastersclubs.org.


“A Stroke of Love” 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 199 Marina Blvd., Suisun City. A peer support group for stroke survivors. Info: 373-2227.

BBQ Benefit Bash for SPCA of Vacaville 6 to 11 p.m., Mission on the Hill, 1300 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville. Barbecue dinner and music by the Matty T. Band. Benefit for the animals of the SPCA of Solano County. Tickets, info: [email protected]

Meet the Ghosts of Benicia’s Past 8:30 p.m., 90 First St., Benicia. The paranormal history of downtown Benicia is revealed during this exciting, interactive Ghost 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 under 10 years of age permitted. Reservations required. Tickets, info: 745-9791, http://www.beniciamainstreet.org.

Coming Up

Antique Evaluations Day 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 734 Marin St., Vallejo. All proceeds benefit the museum. Info: 643-0077.

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 has dogs and cats available for adoption. Info: [email protected] or 864-9688.

Festival of Hope 3 to 7 p.m., Saturday, sponsored by the Vicky C. Hope Foundation, Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Music, Zumbathon, special guest performances, raffles, door prizes, food, vendors, kids zone, face painting, non-profit booths and more. Tickets, info: 439-7880.

Italian Festival 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Pippo Ranch Park, 4127 Cantelow Road, Vacaville. This 15th annual event features fun for the whole family including music, dancing, horseshoes, a petting zoo, bocce and dog agility demonstrations. Info: 448-1409.

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

Celebrate the Tomato at Wild Boar Farms 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Wild Boar Farms, 2252 Morrison Lane, Fairfield. Includes an exclusive tour and talk by the owner of Wild Boar Farms, Brad Gates, a peek at the “secret breeding section” where future tomato varieties are coming to life, a sampling of new tomatoes and a lunch. Donation. RSVP:  http://www.wildboarfarms.com.

Adoption and Awareness Day Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Solano County Animal Shelter, 2510 Clay Bank Road, Fairfield. Dogs, cats and rabbits available for adoption. Free snacks, drinks and shelter dog training demonstration. Bring your pet and take advantage of microchipping and low-cost vaccinations. Info: 761-4242.

Historically Black College and University Fair 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, 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.

Yoga Classes 6 p.m. Monday, 90-minute, 10-week session, Fairfield Community Center, 1000 Kentucky St., Fairfield. 428-7584.

“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.

Fairfield Senior Center Fundraiser Dinner 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13, 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.

Domini Williams


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