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Community calendar Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

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Monday

Stretch and Tone Class/ Silver Sneakers and Yoga in the Chair 10 a.m., Fairfield Senior Center assembly hall, 1200 Civic Center Drive, Fairfield. For seniors 50 and older. 428-7421.

National Association for Uniformed Services 10 a.m., Airman and Family Readiness Center, building 660, Travis Air Force Base. Info: Herb Lewis, 448-7285.

American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation 1 to 3:30 p.m., American Red Cross, 1545 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Free training provided for people who want to volunteer as disaster responders. Info: 438-7062 or www.redcrossbay.org.

Vision Problem Support Group 2 to 4 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1600 Union Ave., Fairfield. For people with vision problems such as macular degeneration. Info: 425-5409.

PAWS for Reading 3 to 4 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Independent readers can improve their skills by reading to specially trained therapy dogs. Info: 866-57ASKUS or www.solanolibrary.com.

Stories with a volunteer reader 4 to 5 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Children of all ages are welcome, older children can practice reading aloud. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

PAL Kajukenbo 5 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. For those in grades seven through 12. Info: 422-6288, www.fairfield-pal.org.

Fairfield-Suisun Twilight Rotary Club 6 p.m., Rockville Grill, 4163 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. Info: Darrin Berardi, 328-8433.

Kick it at PAL 6 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. A soccer program for 13- to 18-year-olds. Annual membership required. Info: 422-6288, www.fairfield-pal.org.

Rodriguez Music Boosters 6 p.m., Round Table Pizza, 5085 Business Center Drive, Suite 102, Fairfield. Info: 372-6782.

PAL Kickboxing 7 p.m,. Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. For ages 13 to 18. Annual membership. Info: 422-6288, www.fairfield-pal.org.

VacaValley Ramblers Choreographed Ballroom Dance Class 7 p.m., Masonic Hall, 897 Cotting Way, Vacaville. First class free. Open to ages 9 through adult, with families encouraged. Info: Ed and Linda Kuidis, vvramblers@yahoo.com, 449-4355; Jim and Lessie Diffey, jldiffey@sbcglobal.net, 450-0380.

Northern Solano Democratic Club Meeting 7 p.m., Fairfield Courtyard Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane. Fairfield Mayor Harry Price will give an update on Fairfield and other local issues. Info: 386-6411.

The North Bay Rose Society 7:30 p.m. Monday, Florence Douglas Senior Center, 333 Amador St., Vallejo. Joan Goff will share winter photographs taken primarily in two major Washington, D.C., gardens, her old garden in Mill Valley and some gardens in Portland, Ore.

Tuesday

Free Job Search Assistance Workshop 9:45 to 11 a.m., 320 Campus Lane, Fairfield. Workforce Investment Board offering job search assistance workshop. Reserve a space, 863-3551.

Stories with a volunteer reader 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Children of all ages are welcome, older children can practice reading aloud. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Knitters, Crocheters & Crafters gathering 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Sponsored by Solano Chicks With Sticks. Info: sharleesue@sbcglobal.net.

British Chatterbox Club  Noon, Benicia Grill II, 2390 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Join the ladies from the United Kingdom for lunch and chat. Meet old friends and make new ones. Info: 422-7240, 451-7291, 449-9936.

Solano Community Foundation Workshop and Training 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Solano Community Foundation’s training room, 470 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield. Learn to find and research funders for your nonprofit. Registration required. Info: 399-3846.

Bluegrass/Folk Music and Fiddle Session 6 to 9 p.m., Roundtable Pizza, 3336 N. Texas St., Fairfield.

Group for Newly Bereaved 6 to 7:30 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 1411 Oliver Road, Suite 220, Fairfield. Facilitated by Barbara Bean Jenson, LCSW. Info: 646-3517.

Order of Daedalians 6 to 8:30 p.m., Travis Air Force Base Conference Center, 500 Arnold Court, Fairfield. Open to all current and former military pilots. Info: Lt. Col. Jonny Barnes, 424-7236.

Fairfield Relay for Life Committee Meeting  6 to 7 p.m., captain’s meeting 7 to 8 p.m., Solano County Library, 1150 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Info: Jackie at 486-4145 or jackie.relay@yahoo.com.

Golden State Accordi0n Club 6:30 p.m., Pietro’s No. 2, 679 Merchant St.Public welcome. Free. Info: Jack at 925-256-9055.

Coming Up

Pet Adoption Fair 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Pet Club store, 5125 Business Center Drive. Dogs and cats available for adoption.  Info: 864-9688.

African-American History Month Celebration 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Sponsored by Fairfield-Suisun, City of Vacaville section of National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Free admission. Praise dancers, caravan of all stars blues band and vendors. Middle and high school student oratorical contests. Info: Dorene Abara, 452-1424.

Fairfield, Suisun, Vacaville Tri-City NAACP General Membership Meeting 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Zoe building, room V115, 1745 Enterprise Drive, Fairfield.

American History and Good Citizens Awards 11 a.m., Saturday, Marriott Hotel, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Presentations to the winners of the American History and Good Citizens essay contest. Presenters will be Chief Solano Chapter members Colette Watkins and Meredith McKown. RSVP required. Info: 422-1400.
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