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Community calendar Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013

By From page A2 | February 09, 2013


Spay Neuter Imperative Project (SNiP) and Any Dog Rescue Fundraiser 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1696 Durbin Lane, Fairfield. Items needed for fundraiser. Dogs will be available for adoption. Info: 330-0293.

United Way/Solano Christian Academy E-Waste and Shredding Fundraiser 9 a.m to 4 p.m., 251 Sunset Ave., Suisun City. TVs, monitors, laptops, flat screens, cell phones, ink jet cartridges are free to drop off. Fee for other types of e-waste. Info: 425-7715.

Friends of the Benicia Library Book Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Benicia Public Library, 150 East L St., Benicia. No admission fee. Info: 746-4343.

Lynch Canyon Raptor Tour 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lynch Canyon, 3100 Lynch Road, Vallejo. Discover, observe and learn about eagles, hawks and other raptors as part of 17th annual San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival. Reservations requested but not required. Info: Mary Beth at 685-5908 or [email protected]

Writers Resource Center 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Beginning, intermediate and advanced writers encouraged to attend. Info: www.writersresourcecenter.org.

Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop 10 a.m. to noon., Loma Vista Farm, 150 Rainier Ave., Vallejo. No cost, donations accepted. Info: 556-8765.

West African Drum and Dance 11 a.m., John F. Kennedy Library, 505 Santa Clara St., Vallejo. Master percussionist Benjamin Ofori shares music and dance from Ghana, Togo, and Ivory Coast. Info: 866-572-7587

Wine and Chocolate Walk 1 to 5 p.m., Benicia Main Street, 90 First St., Benicia. Fine wine and chocolate tasting inside downtown stores. Fee. Limited tickets, RSVP early. Info: [email protected]

African-American Geneology for Beginners 1 to 3 p.m., Fairfield Civic Center computer center. Cynthia McDaniels will demonstrate online and print resources. Info: [email protected]

Solano 4-H Science Engineering and Technology Training 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., 4-H Office, 501 Texas St., Fairfield. Opportunity for teens to engage in community service, learn new skills, experience teaching firsthand and have fun. Trained to teach science to elementary-aged children in after-school programs in teams of two to four. Info: Gloria at 648-0837 or [email protected] or Angelina at 246-7196 or [email protected]

Solano County Republican Annual Delta Gala “Unmasking the GOP” 7 to 11 p.m., Prime rib dinner with speakers Jim Brulte, Assemblyman Tim Donnelly and nationally recognized radio personality and author Mark Williams. Info: 422-5000.


Spay Neuter Imperative Project (SNiP) and Any Dog Rescue Fundraiser 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1696 Durbin Lane, Fairfield. Items needed for fundraiser. Dogs will be available for adoption. Info: 330-0293.

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

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.

Retired Public Employees Association of California Solano County Chapter meeting noon, Wednesday, Vallejo Moose Lodge, 337 Nebraska St., Vallejo. All persons now working under the state PERS and those who have retired from system and guests are invited. Fee for lunch. Speaker is Richard Avila, RPEA Area Director. Info: 552-6458 or 642-8346.

One Billion Rising 5 p.m. Thursday, Edwards Fairfield Stadium 16, 1549 Gateway Blvd., Fairfield. Day of action to bring awareness about violence against women. There will be music, speakers and dancers. No fee. Info: [email protected] or onebillionrising.org.

Fairfield Falcons Youth Football and Cheer Registration 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Round Table Pizza, 3336-M, N. Texas St., Fairfield. Info: 290-8933.

Pet Adoption Fair 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb 16, 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., Feb. 16, 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, Feb. 16, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Zoe building, room V115, 1745 Enterprise Drive, Fairfield.


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