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.
“The Inventor’s Lab presents Circuitry” 1 p.m., 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.
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 Meeting 7 p.m., Lambrecht Sports Complex, 4500 Petersen Road, Suisun City. Info: 372-4120.
Zumba Gold and Fitness 8:30 a.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Dance and fitness for active older adults. Info: 428-7421.
Tai Chi for Seniors 8:45 to 9:45 a.m., Fairfield Senior Center, Round Table Room, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Meditation and deep breathing benefits the entire body by reducing stress, alleviating arthritis and increasing muscle strength. Enrollment required. Fee. Info: 429-6291.
Senior Day Program 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Supervised activities for persons with cognitive or physical impairments. Enrollment required. Fee. Info: 428-7654.
Brain Boosters 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. For those wanting to strengthen their memory. Enrollment required. Info: 428-7654.
Senior Video Chair Exercise Program 12:15 p.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. For seniors 50 and older. Improve flexibility and physical and emotional health. Enrollment required. Info: 421-7203.
Getting Back to Work Group 1:30 p.m., Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Group of and for job seekers share information to find work. Info: Lani Clarke, [email protected]
Church Women United’s Annual Meeting 11 a.m. Friday, St. Stephen CME Church, 2301 Union St., Fairfield. Installation of the 2013 officers will take place, following by a pot luck luncheon. Info: 426-1436.
FlapJack Fundraiser 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Vacaville Applebee’s, 160 Nut Tree Parkway, Vacaville. A fundraiser to benefit 2-year-old Jeffrey Fagan, diagnosed with stage 3 non-Hodgkins T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. Tickets and info: 803-1912.
New Year Hike at King-Swett Ranches 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, meet at the park-and-ride lot where McGary Road, Hiddenbrooke Parkway, and American Canyon Road intersect. Learn about the beautiful area and get a great workout on a hike led by Solano Land Trust volunteer Jim Walsh. Info: 432-0150 ext. 200.
Society of Single Professionals meet and greet 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 8, 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, raceway in Sonoma, 29355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. Info: 933-3918.
“Folklore of Lake Solano Birds” guided walk 10 a.m. to noon, Jan. 12, meet at boat ramp/canoe rental area at Lake Solano Park & Campground, 8685 Pleasants Valley Road, Winters. Info: 432-0150, ext. 200.
Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 12, 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, 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, Benicia Public Library, 150 East L Street. Downstairs in the library basement. Info: 746-4343.
Interpretive Walk on Quail Ridge 2 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 12, gather at Markley Cove Resort, 7521 California 128, Napa. A winter walk led by Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy executive director Frank Maurer. Please call in advance by Friday evening to reserve a spot, and to get directions: 530-219-4477.
Delta Tea Party Patriots Meeting 6:30 p.m., Jan. 15, Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 610 St. Francis Way, Rio Vista. Guest speaker will be Assemblyman Tim Donnelly. Info: deltatpp.org.
Paratransit Coordinating Council Meeting 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 17, Suisun City Hall, Council Chambers, 701 Civic Center Blvd., Suisun City. Info: 399-3226.
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.