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Community calendar Friday, Jan. 4, 2012

By From page A2 | January 04, 2013

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.

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 potluck luncheon. Info: 426-1436.

“A Stroke of Love” 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First Christian Church, 199 Marina Blvd., Suisun City. A peer support group for stroke survivors. Info: 373-2227.

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 every Tuesday and Friday. 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 or www.napasolanona.org.

Meet the Ghosts of Benicia’s Past 8:30 p.m., 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 under 10 years of age permitted. Reservations required. Tickets, info: 745-9791, www.beniciamainstreet.org.

Saturday

Flap Jack Fundraiser 8 to 10 a.m., 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., 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.

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.

Saturday Stories 11 a.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Song, stories and finger plays for the whole family. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

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

Society of Military Widows 12:30 p.m., Airman and Family Readiness Center, building 660, Travis Air Force Base. Info: 422-1868.

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

Bone Marrow Drive for Gurjeet Dosanjh Brar 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Guru Nanak Sikh Temple, 2948 Rockville Road, Fairfield. Info: [email protected]

Solano Tea Party Patriots 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Denny’s, 260 Pittman Road, Cordelia. Mimi Steele, a property rights expert, will speak. Info: 533-4359.

Society of Single Professionals meet and greet 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, 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.

Interpretive Walk on Quail Ridge 2 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 12, gather at Markley Cove Resort, 7521 Highway 128, Napa. A winter walk led by Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy executive director Frank Maurer. 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 Chamber, 701 Civic Center Blvd., Suisun City. Info: 399-3226.

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope is a former Daily Republic editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 24 years as a sports editor, associate editor and news editor before leaving the Daily Republic in 2014. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.
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