Free Pet Adoptions 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Solano County Animal Shelter, 2510 Clay Bank Road, Fairfield. The Solano County Animal Rescue Foundation will pay for all animal adoptions from the Solano County Animal Shelter through the month of December. Adopt a pet for free. Info: www.scanimalfoundation.org.
Shear FX Holiday Toy Drive Last day to donate, 3336 N. Texas St., Suite 1, Fairfield. A toy drive to benefit Mission Solano. Info: 422-1232.
Free Job Assistance Workshop 9:45 to 11 a.m., Workforce Investment Board of Solano County, 320 Campus Lane, Fairfield. A job-placement coach will present tips and tools for getting a job. Info: 863-3551.
Preschool Story Time 10:30 a.m., Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St. Free. Stories, songs and crafts. Info: 866-572-7587, www.solanolibrary.com.
Stories with a volunteer reader 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Children of all ages are welcome, older children can practice reading aloud. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.
Knitters, Crocheters & Crafters gathering 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Sponsored by Solano Chicks With Sticks. Info: [email protected]
Fairfield-Suisun Rotary Club Noon to 1:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield. Info: 483-8196.
Solano County Soroptimist Club Noon to 1:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield. Info: 422-6800.
Fundraiser to benefit Williams-Syndrome 1 to 9 p.m., Chevy’s Fresh Mex, 1730 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Proceeds will be donated to the fight against Williams-Syndrome. Info: 425-5181.
Book Talk Group 1:30 p.m., Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Share good fiction and nonfiction reading suggestions. Info: Marie Brown, [email protected]
Terrific Tuesdays 3:30 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Activities for children 5 and older. Info: 866-572-7587, www.solanolibrary.com.
Autism Support Group 6:30 to 8 p.m., Matrix Parent Network, 1615 W. Texas St., Suite 4, Fairfield. Free, for parents and family members of children with autism spectrum disorders. RSVP, info: 423-2545, ext. 101.
Evening Book Club 7 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Info: 866-572-7587.
Geranium City Garden Club 1 to 4 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, Round Table Room, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Info: 428-7421.
Widowed Persons Association of California 2 p.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Social and recreational opportunities for widowed persons. Info: 447-9522.
Solano County Taxpayers Association meeting 6:30 p.m., Joe’s Creekside Cafe, 301 Main Street, Vacaville. Installation of officers for 2013. Discussion topic: identification of taxing issues confronting Solano County, cities, schools and special districts in the coming year. Info. and reservations: 446-1353.
Fairfield Relay For Life team captains meeting 7 p.m., Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. For those interested in joining the fight against cancer. Info: 425-5006, ext. 3.
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], 864-9688.
Reindeer Aquatics Games noon to 4 p.m.Saturday, Aquatics Complex at Allan Witt Park, Fairfield. Bring your swim suit and towel, and enjoy an afternoon of swimming, reindeer games and visits with Santa, Mr. Gator and Ms. Allie. Info: 428-7726.
Memphis BBQ & Blues Fundraiser 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 30, Winterhawk Winery, 4537 Abernathy Road, Fairfield. Enjoy music from the Used Blues Band, and Texas Roadhouse chicken and ribs. Tickets available in advance and at the door. Info:428-6977.
“The Inventor’s Lab presents Circuitry” 1 p.m. Jan. 2, Vacaville Town Square Library, 1 Town Square Place. The library will host a science day in special collaboration with UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science and their Inventor’s lab. Learn how circuits work, test of conductivity, or design and build a battery-powered scribbling machine. Info: 866-572-7587.
Friends of Benicia Library Book Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 12, Benicia Public Library, 150 East L Street. Upstairs in the main library. Info: 746-4343.
Nor-Cal Elite fastpitch softball crab feed 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 19, Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Dr., Suisun City. Info: 290-9638 or www.eteamz.com/norcalelitesoftball.
The Wright Touch dinner, silent auction, fundraiser 6 p.m. Jan. 19, Vallejo High School Gym, 480 Nebraska St., Vallejo. RSVP by Dec. 28 to [email protected] or 319-8576.
“Living the Dream: A Multicultural Celebration in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” 3 to 5 p.m. Jan 20, Solano Community College Theater, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. Keynote speaker: Simeon Wright. Info: [email protected]
Golden Hills Mustang Club General Meeting 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Star’s Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. For Mustang car enthusiasts. Info: www.goldenhillsmustangclub.com.