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Community calendar Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

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Monday

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 people with cognitive or physical impairments. Enrollment required. Info: 428-7654.

Country Western Line Dancing 10 a.m. to noon, Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Gain cardiovascular health by staying physically active and learn the latest line dance routines in this dance class. No partner needed. Info: 421-7201.

Line Dancing 10 to 11:25 a.m., Holy Spirit Gym, 1050 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Info: Charles Bond, 422-8273.

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 age 50 plus. 428-7421.

North Bay Engineer’s Club Noon, Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Reservations are required, respond no later than Wednesday at noon before meeting. Info: mferguson@ncenet.com, 916-388-5655, ext. 200.

North Bay Engineer’s Club Noon, Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Info: 916-388-5655.

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.

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

NorthBay Rose Society 7 p.m., Florence Douglas Senior Center, 333 Amador St., Vallejo. Info: Rhonda Thompson, 649-8233.

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.

Tuesday

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: 428-7421.

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

Fairfield-Suisun Rotary Club Noon to 1:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield. Info: 483-8196.

Solano County Soroptimist Club Noon to 1:30 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield. Info: 422-6800.

Book Talk Group 1:30 p.m., Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Share good fiction and nonfiction reading suggestions. Info: Marie Brown, mariejb1@gmail.com.

Homework Help for Children 4 to 6 p.m., Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St. Free. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Homework Help for Children 4 to 5:45 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

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.

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

Autism Support Group 6:30 to 8 p.m., Matrix Parent Network, 1615 W. Texas St., Suite 4, Fairfield. Free, for parents and family members of children with autism spectrum disorders. RSVP, info: 423-2545, ext. 101.

Evening Book Club 7 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Info: 866-572-7587.

PAL Hip Hop Dance Class 7 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 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.

Coming up

Paratransit Coordinating Council 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: Jacakie, 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.

Free e-waste dropoff 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Solano Christian Academy, 2200 Fairfield Ave., Fairfield. Info: 425-7715, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.

Pet Adoption Faire 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Pet Club, 5125 Business Center Drive, Fairfield. Info: tm2004@comcast.net, 864-9688.

Fairfield-Suisun-Vacaville Tri-City NAACP 10 to noon Saturday, Mount Calvary Baptist Church Zoe Building, Room V115, 1745 Enterprise Drive, Fairfield.

“Living the Dream: A Multicultural Celebration in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Solano Community College Theater, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. Keynote speaker Simeon Wright. Info: shirley.lewis@solano.edu.

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., then test your identification skills on a short but steep hike up Suisun Hill to observe eagles, falcons and hawks. Free. RSVP, info: 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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