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Community Calendar Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

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Friday

Aquatic Fitness 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, Allan Witt Park, 1741 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Open to all. Info: millemoe@fairfield.ca.gov.

Meet the Ghosts of Benicia’s Past 8:30 p.m., Historic Railroad Depot, 90 First St., Benicia. The paranormal history of downtown Benicia is revealed during this 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 younger than 10 permitted. Reservations required. Info, tickets: 745-9791, www.beniciamainstreet.org.

Women’s Shooting Club 10 a.m. to noon, Center Mass Shooting Range, 27 Commerce Place, Vacaville. For beginners and experienced shooters. Info: Marcia Serrao, 447-2698, www.TakingAimWSC.com.

Celebrate Recovery 7 to 9 p.m., Liberty Church, 2641 N. Texas St., Fairfield. For people seeking recovery from their hurts, habits or hang-ups. Info: 425-9673, ext. 317; www.LCCWord.org.

Facebook Friends Holiday Party Collecting Toys for Children’s Nurturing Project 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Stars Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. Dance and donate a toy for a good cause – unwrapped toy for birth to 18-year-olds. If you can’t attend, contact Cindy Rhodes at 623-341-4976 to donate. Info: 623-341-4976.

Saturday

Table Tennis 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Info: 428-7421.

Aquatic Fitness 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, Allan Witt Park, 1741 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Open to all. Info: millemoe@fairfield.ca.gov.

“Get The Rush” Guided Hike 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rush Ranch, 3521 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun City. Guided tidal marsh tours, blacksmith demonstration, learn about native plants and Native American art and tools. Free. Info: 432-0150, ext. 200, www.solanolandtrust.org.

Rockville Trails Preserve Hike 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rockville Hills Preserve, Rockville Road across from Rockville Hills Park. Celebrate first day of winter with free hike, going four miles up and down the hilly, rocky terrain to the interior of the 1,500-acre natural area. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Go to www.solanolandtrust.org adn visit “events calendar” or call Lorenzo at 330-7263. Meet your guide at the big red Ice House building on Suisun Valley Court, near the intersection of Rockville Road and Suisun Valley Road. Rain cancels the event. Info: 330-7263.

Celebrate Winter Solstice at Rush Ranch 10 a.m., Rush Ranch, 3521 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun City. Meet in brick courtyard for guided walk along the marsh, with nature games along the way. After exploring, walkers will return to center of ranch to sip cider, learn about barn owls and make pine cone bird feeders to take home. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., there will be a traditional blacksmith shop in action and a display of hand-crafted Native American tools. No charge. Info: 432-0150, ext. 200 or volunteer@solanolandtrust.org.

Cat Tales Rescue Adoption 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Petco, 1370 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. www.catalesrescue.org.

Northern California Sled Dog Rescue Adoption Fair 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., PetSmart, 1621 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville. Info: www.norsled.org, 800-471-5922.

Community Meal and Clothing Giveaway 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fairfield Church of Christ, 2200 Fairfield Ave. Info: 425-2373.

Christmas Toys, Coats and Food Giveaway 11 a.m., Pacific Estates Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 300 Pacific Ave., Fairfield. Apply by telephone from Dec. 1-7 by calling Evangelist Ada Blankenship-Oneal at 422-0639.

Northern Cal Fibro Friends 1.m. to 3 p.m., year end meeting, Valley Health Plaza, 1010 Nut Tree Rd., Suite 240, Vacaville, Ca. Members are urged to bring ideas and suggestions for next year’s meetings. There is no charge for the meeting though donations are appreciated.Information contact Valma Honeyfield at 530-756-0153 or valmagrace@comcast.net, or Jan Fowler at 707-448-5786.

Fairfield Yippie Yogurt Youth Training Shop Children’s Christmas Store 1 to 4 p.m., 1955 W. Texas St., No. 4, Fairfield. Children 12 and younger can buy and new or gently used Christmas gift. Yippie youth will help children select and wrap gifts. Donations of new or gently used cosmetic jewelry and smaller household items, wrapping paper, tape, ribbons, gift boxes and art supplies needed, drop off between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. any day. Info: 208-0853 or sherilyn.henry@yippieyogurt.org. 

Coming up

Mission Solano Christmas Eve Toy Distribution and Feast 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Fairfield Community Center, 1000 Kentucky St. Info: Nick Fisher. Email: nick@missionsolano.org.

Boy Scouts of American Annual Christmas Tree Recycling Fundraiser Dec. 28 or Jan. 4, 2014. Fee. Info and to schedule pickup: 646-1740.

First Friday at Anheuser Busch Brewery 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 3, 2014. Celebrate opening of new tour center and tasting room. Live entertainment. Fee. For people 21 and older. Proceeds go to local nonprofit Families Helping Families. Info: www.fhfsolano.org or 429-7975.

Chief Solano Kennel Club Training Class Jan. 8, 2014. Also Feb. 26, April 16, June 4, July 23, Sept. 10, Oct. 29. Puppy socialization 6:20 to 6:50 p.m., beginning obedience 7 to 7:40 p.m., confirmation class 7:50 to 8:30 for show dogs. Elmira Fire Station, 6080 A St. Fee. Info: 446-7492.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Breakfast 9 a.m. Jan. 20, 2014, Hilton Garden Inn, 2000 Gateway Blvd., Fairfield. Sponsored by Fairfield-Suisun City-Vacaville Section of National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Them is “50 Years: The March Continues.” Guest speaker Dr. Karen M. McCord, professor of psychology and ethic studies coordinator at Solano Community College. Donation required. Info or tickets: Rose Mary Lewis 428-3514 or Sharon L. Garlington 428-4388.

Sugar and Spice Tea 1:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 2014, Saturday Club, 125 W. Kendal St., Vacaville. This year’s theme is “Dolls . . . Dolls . . . Dolls . . . Bring Your Doll to Tea.” Guests are encouraged to bring their favorite doll. Finger foods and mini-desserts will be served and a collection of dolls from around the world will be on display. Fee. Reservations and info: 718-9111.

Tau Upsilon Omega Winter Gala 6 to 11:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 2014, Rancho Solano Clubhouse, 3250 Rancho Solano Pkwy., Fairfield. Dinner, dancing, casino gaming, raffle prizes and more fun. Tau Upsilon Omega, a nonprofit community service organization, will honor Nancy Vasquez, president of Made in the Shade. Info: www.akatauupsilonomega.com.

27th Annual Solano Wine & Food Jubilee 6:30 p.m., April 25, 2104, Specialty Event Center, 300 Chadbourne, Rd., Fairfield. Information: 646-3133 or www.wineandfoodjubilee.org.

Susan Hiland

Susan Hiland

Susan graduated from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon with a B.A. in Communications. She has eight years experience working for newspapers in Wausa, Nebraska. She lives in Vacaville with her husband and dog.
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