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Community calendar Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013

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Sunday

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.

Monday

Hot Hula Fitness 5:30 to 6:30 a.m., BLISS Urban Arts Center, 3777 Vaca Valley Parkway. No experience needed. Info: 646-9806, www.RSVVP@Dance.com.

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.

Tai Chi for Health Classes 9 to 10 a.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Low-impact exercise for students 50 and older. Fee, preregistration required. Info: 469-6672.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

The North Bay Rose Society 7:30 p.m., 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, Calif, and some gardens in Portland, Ore.

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: solanotogether@gmail.com 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., 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 NACCP 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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