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Friday

3-4-5 Jump ‘n’ Jive 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Interactive program featuring stories, music, movement and crafts for children 3 and older. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Central Solano Citizen/Taxpayer Group Noon, Jack & Linda’s Country Cafe, 2390 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Free. Info: 425-1442, www.thetaxwatchers.org.

Senior Coalition of Solano County Noon to 2 p.m., Solano County Government Center, 675 Texas St., Fairfield. Info: 864-3984.

Pinnacle Possibilities for Teens 3 to 6 p.m., Matt Garcia Learning Center, 230 Atlantic Ave., Fairfield. For ages 12 to 18. Helping teens to cultivate self-expression through exposure to art, entertainment and professional guest speakers. Classes in yoga and different styles of dance will be taught. Info: 430-8493.

PAL Boxing 5:30 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Train to compete inside the ring or just try the latest workout trend. No special equipment is necessary. Annual fee. Info: 422-6288.

Nicotine Anonymous Support Group 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Info: 580-7827.

VacaValley Ramblers Square Dance Club 7 to 9:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, 897 Cotting Lane, Vacaville. Couples, singles and children 10 and older. Info: 685-3969.

Food Addicts Anonymous 7 to 8:30 p.m., Kaiser Permanente, 3700 VacaValley Parkway, Vacaville. For people recovering from addictive eating, bulimia and undereating. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Info: 800-600-6028, www.foodaddicts.org.

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.

PAL Hip Hop Dance Class 7 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 750 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Bliss Dance Company leads the class. Open to all PAL Members, ages 13 to 18. Info: 422-6288, www.fairfield-pal.org.

Vivendo El Programa 8 to 9:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Spanish-speaking group of Narcotics Anonymous. Free. Info: 372-1304.

Friday Night Clean and Serene 8 p.m., Community United Methodist Church, 1875 Fairfield Ave., Fairfield. Free Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Info: 251-5982, www.napasolanona.org.

Saturday

Your Body Works Grand Opening and Open House 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 424 Executive Court North, Suite C, Fairfield. Free event with tours and free demonstrations. Info: 863-9620, www.yourbodyworksfairfield.com.

“Folklore of Lake Solano Birds” guided walk 10 a.m. to noon, 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, Loma Vista Farm, 150 Ranier Ave., Vallejo. Demonstrations and hands-on opportunities to give you skills to prune your fruit trees. Info, registration: 556-8765.

Writers Resource Center 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Beginning, intermediate and advanced writers encouraged to attend. Info: www.writersresourcecenter.org.

It’s Your Move Chess Club 10 to 11 a.m., Suisun City Library, 601 Pintail Drive. Group instruction and personalized coaching to improve chess skills and strategies. Info: 419-5161.

4-H Skills Day and Chili Cook-off 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 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., Benicia Public Library, 150 E. L St., in the library basement. Info: 746-4343.

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

Overcomers Outreach AA/NA Meetings 1 p.m., Living Worship Christian Center, 312 Mini Drive, Vallejo. Christian 12-step support program led by Michael Gildon, pastor. Info: Rick, 712-4492; Pastor Michael, 426-3488.

Coming up

Solano County 4-H Science, Engineering and Technology Training 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, 4-H office, 501 Texas St., Fairfield. Registration deadline Wednesday. Chance to learn new skills, experience teaching first-hand and have fun. Teens will be trained to teach science to elementary-aged children in after-school programs, and must participate in both days of training. Info: Gloria Gonzalez, gilgonzalez@ucdavis.edu, 648-0837; Angelina Gonzalez, argonzalez@ucdavis.edu, 246-7196.

Delta Tea Party Patriots Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 610 St. Francis Way, Rio Vista. Guest speaker will be Assemblyman Tim Donnelly. Info: www.deltatpp.org.

Paratransit Coordinating Council Meeting 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Suisun City Hall, Council Chamber, 701 Civic Center Blvd. Info: 399-3226.

Turning Purple to Fight Cancer Fundraiser 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Chevy’s Fresh Mex Restaurant, 1730 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Portion of the proceeds benefit Relay for Life. Info: Jackie, 486-4145, jackie.relay@yahoo.com

Master Gardeners of Solano County Presentation on Edible Landscaping 7 p.m. Thursday, Vacaville Public Library, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Info: 866-572-7587.

“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: shirley.lewis@solano.edu.

Golden Hills Mustang Club 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Star’s Recreation Center, 155 Browns Valley Parkway, Vacaville. For Mustang car enthusiasts. Info: www.goldenhillsmustangclub.com.

Birds of Prey Identification Workshop and Hike 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 26, Rush Ranch Nature Center, 3521 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun City. Presentation in Nature Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and, following a brief break, you can test your identification skills on a short but steep hike up Suisun Hill to observe eagles, falcons and hawks. Free. Info, reservations: Mary Beth, mbcrittendon@comcast.net, 685-5908.

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope is the Daily Republic's news editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 17 years as a sports editor and three years as the associate editor before spending three years away from the newspaper (though continuing as a columnist). He returned in December 2010 as news editor. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.
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