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Community calendar Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013

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Saturday

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

Bone Marrow Drive 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Team Superstores, 301 Auto Mall, Columbus Parkway, Vallejo. Help save lives by providing potential bone marrow matches. Free barbecue, music, jump house for kids. Team Superstores are at Chevrolet, Cadillac, Mazda, and Hyundai.

African-American History Month Celebration 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 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 NACCP General Membership Meeting 10 a.m. to noon, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Zoe building, room V115, 1745 Enterprise Drive, Fairfield.

“Get The Rush” guided hike 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rush Ranch, 3521 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun City. Guided tidal marsh tours, blacksmith demonstration, learn about native plants and Native American art and tools. Free. Info: 432-0150, ext. 200, www.solanolandtrust.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.

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

Structural Engineering for Kids 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lawrence Hall of Science – Inventor’s Lab, 545 Magazine St., Vallejo. Learn how to design and build sturdy structures like bridges and towers out of common materials like straws and craft sticks. Free. Info: Reyna Hamilton, 651-7161

American History and Good Citizens Awards 11 a.m., 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.

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.

The Northern Cal Fibro Friends Meeting 1 to 3 p.m., 1010 Nut Tree Road, Suite 240, Vacaville. All who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia or have family members or friends diagnosed with fibromyalgia are welcome to attend. Info: Valma Honeyfield 530-756-9153.

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.

Sunday

Fried Chicken Dinner Fundraiser noon to 4 p.m., Imagine Me Cancer Foundation. Proceeds help expenses for upcoming Cancer Awards Ceremony Event. Info or pre-order: Melissa 639-6417 or Teresa 470-6778.

Cat Tales Rescue Adoption Event 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Petco, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. www.catalesrescue.org.

Celebrate Recovery 7 to 9 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1121 Clay St., Fairfield. Experience freedom from your hang-ups, hurts, and habits. Info: 422-2500.

Coming Up

Woman’s Shooting Fundamentals Course 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, 33-B Commerce Place, Vacaville. Taking Aim – A Woman’s Shooting Club offering course by local firearms instructor and will cover basics of safe gun handling, gun parts and nomenclature and the shooting fundamentals. Early registration recommended. Info and register: 330-3556.

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

Delta Tea Party Patriots Meeting 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, 2013. Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 610 St. Francis Way, Rio Vista. Guest speaker Norman Richardson, Rio Vista Mayor. Info: http://deltatpp.org or nelson24@frontiernet.net.

Author appearance 7 p.m. Tuesday, Fairfield Civic Center Library meeting room, 1150 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Sharon McGriff-Payne will discuss her new book “African Americans in Vallejo.” Info: labeckmeyer@solanocounty.com.

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

Fairfield Relay for Life Committee Meeting 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Following is Relay for Life Team Captains meeting 7 t0 8 p.m. Info: 486-4145.

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