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Community calendar for Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012

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Tuesday

Bev Orlando Nativity Display 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Our Lady of Mount Carmel Golden Dome, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield. Info: 429-0149.

Wednesday

Bev Orlando Nativity Display 9:00  a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Our Lady of Mount Carmel Golden Dome, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield. Info: 429-0149.

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.

Coming Up

Free Pet Adoptions 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Solano County Animal Shelter, 2510 Clay Bank Road, Fairfield. The Solano County Animal Rescue Foundation (SCARF) 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.

Memphis BBQ & Blues Fundraiser 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, 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, 2013, 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.

Society of Single Professionals meet and greet 7 to 9 p.m., Jan. 8, 2013, First St. Cafe, Upstairs Banquet Room, 440 First St., Benicia. Info: 415-507-9962.

March Against Stomach Cancer registration 8:30 a.m., march 10 a.m., Jan. 12, 2013, Raceway in Sonoma, 29355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. Info: 933-3918.

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop 10 a.m. to noon, Jan. 12, 2013, Loma Vista Farm, 150 Ranier Ave., Vallejo. Demonstrations and hands-on opportunities to give you skills to prune your fruit trees. Info and registration: 556-8765.

4-H Skills Day and Chili Cook-off 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jan. 12, 2013, Green Valley Middle School, 1350 Gold Hill Road, Fairfield. Solano County 4-Hers will show off what they have learned in their projects this year. Info: 784-1319.

Friends of Benicia Library Book Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jan 12, 2013,  Benicia Public Library, 150 E. L St.. Upstairs in the main library. Info: 746-4343.

Nor-Cal Elite fastpitch softball crab feed 6 to 10 p.m., Jan. 19, 2013,  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, 2013,  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, 2013,  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, 2013, Stars Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. For Mustang car enthusiasts. Info: www.goldenhillsmustangclub.com.

Suisun Valley 4-H Club meeting 7 p.m.  Jan 28, 2013, Cordelia Fire Hall, 2155 Cordelia Road, Fairfield. cesolano.ucanr.edu/4-H_Program/Solano_County_4H_Clubs/

Vacaville Museum Guild Bunko Bash 6 p.m. Jan. 30, 2013,  McBride Senior Center, 91 Town Square Center, Vacaville. Tickets on sale at the Vacaville Museum, 213 Buck Ave. Info: 447-4513.

Vanden Vikings Football Crab Feed and Silent Auction 6 to 11 p.m., Feb. 22,  2013, Joseph Nelson Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. For tickets or auction donations please contact Che Hamilton, 419-9040.

A More Excellent Way To Health Organization (MEW) Community Baby Shower 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23, 2013, Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church, 407 Capitol St., Vallejo. A baby shower for pregnant African-American women. Info: 648-1247, www.newpeers.org.

“Pirates of the Carquinez” Trivia Bee 6 p.m., Feb. 23, 2013,  co-sponsored by the Benicia Public Library and Soroptimist International of Benicia. To register for the event, contact Helaine Bowles at 746-4358, [email protected]

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