Community calendar

Community calendar Jan. 3, 2012

By From page A2 | January 03, 2013


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.

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.

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]

Hip Hop Hustle 5 p.m., Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Burn calories and drop pounds with easy-to-follow hip-hop and dance moves. Info: www.GoKroc.org.

Worship Hula 5 p.m. (up to 12 years old), 6 p.m. (ages 13 to adult), Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Info: www.GoKroc.org.

Bocce Lessons and Games 5:30 to 8 p.m., John Magnetti Memorial Courts, 1200 Civic Center Drive. The Fairfield Bocce Federation, free for people 16 and older. Seniors 85 and older receive free membership. Enrollment required. Info: 425-5301 or 425-5592.

Gentle Vinyasa Flow Yoga 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Fee, preregistration required. Info: 469-6672.

Growing Through Grief Group 7 to 8:30 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 1411 Oliver Road, Suite 220, Fairfield. Facilitated by Barbara Bean Jenson, LCSW. Info: 646-3517.

Boy Scout Troop 182 7 p.m., Dan O. Root Elementary, 820 Harrier Drive, Fairfield. For boys ages 11-17. Info: 426-2567.

Mare Island Toastmasters 7:30 to 9 p.m., Merrill Gardens Retirement Community, 2nd floor annex, Common Room, 350 Locust Drive, Vallejo. Info: 644-4204, www.mareisland.toastmastersclubs.org.


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., 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.

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.

Coming up

Flap Jack 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. 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 and 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 E. L St. 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 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.

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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