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Community calendar for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

By From page A2 | December 04, 2012


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

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.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Meeting 1 p.m., Joe’s Buffet, 834 W. Texas St. Info: 446-3321.

Fairfield-Suisun Scrabble Club 6 to 8:30 p.m., Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St. All ages and skill levels. Info: 422-6290.

Children’s Cancer Community Support Group 7 to 8:30 p.m., 1070 N. Texas St., Suite 2E, Fairfield. Dinner, arts activities and discussion for families. Info: 863-9768, www.hopeforcancerkids.org.

Fairfield-Suisun Bass Reapers 7 p.m., Hometown Buffet, 1315 Gateway Blvd., Fairfield. Prospective members are welcome to attend the meeting. Info: 426-1694.

Military Order of Purple Hearts 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Building, 427 Main St., Suisun City. Info: 429-4156.


Registration deadline for North Bay Engineer’s Club Holiday Luncheon noon RSVP to Melissa Ferguson, 916-388-5655, ext. 200. The luncheon is noon Dec. 10, Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield.

CASA of Solano County Orientation Noon to 1 p.m. or 6 to 7 p.m., 600 Union Ave., Suite 204, Fairfield. Free. For those who want to be an advocate for abused and neglected children. Info: 421-2272.

Stakeholders Meeting 3 p.m Solano County Mental Health Services Act Annual Update Stakeholders Meeting, Solano County Events Center, 601 Texas Street, Conference Room A, Fairfield. This meeting’s purpose is to provide updates, seek input, and share information about the Mental Health Services Act. Info: 784-8326.

Vallejo Coin Club 6:30 p.m., Florence Douglas Senior Center, room A, 333 Amador St., Vallejo. Open to hobbyists of any age and interest. Info: 980-8254, [email protected], www.solanocoinclub.com.

Armijo Alumni Association meeting 7 p.m., old Armijo High School Library, 824 Washington St., Fairfield. Info: 429-3499.

Solano Sams 7 p.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. RV camping club takes monthly trips within a 100-mile radius of Fairfield. Info: 422-6018or 425-7972.

Suisun Little League Board 7 p.m., Lambrecht Sports Complex, 4500 Petersen Road, Suisun City. Info: 372-4120.

Coming Up

Winter Plant Sale  8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Bldg. 1000, Parking lot 6, Fairfield. 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.

Shop ’til You Drop 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Wooden Valley Winery, 4756 Suisun Valley Road, Suisun Valley. Enjoy Wooden Valley Wines while shopping for all of the wine lovers on your list. Info: 864-0730.

Disaster Preparedness Awareness Workshop 7 p.m., Friday, 2500 N. Texas St., Fairfield. “Be Red Cross Ready,” presented by Harvest Family Life Center. Seating is limited. Reservations: 422-5200, [email protected]

Diablo Regional Concert Band winter concert 7:30 p.m., Friday, 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., Saturday, 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., Saturday, Benicia Public Library, 150 East L Street, Benicia. Sponsored by the Friends of the Benicia Public Library. Info: 746-4343.

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.

Food and Clothing Drive 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, BayNorth Church of Christ, 1720 W. Texas St., Fairfield. A hot meal and gently used clothing and coats for men, women and children will be provided. Info: [email protected]

Interpretive Walk on Quail Ridge 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, 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., Saturday, 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.facebook.com/events/292244307560675/.

Mad Hatter Holiday Parade and Festival 4 p.m., Saturday, Historic Downtown Vallejo, Georgia Street to the Waterfront. Celebrating the 160th birthday of Alice in Wonderland. The Mad Hatter Parade begins at 4:30 p.m. at Marin and Georgia Street. The tree lighting will be held after the parade, followed by the lighted boat parade on the waterfront. The Mad Hatter Masked Ball will be at 7 p.m. at Alice’s Palace, 620 Marin Street.

Domini Williams


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