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Community calendar Thursday, April 18, 2013

By From page A2 | April 18, 2013


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.

Aquatic Fitness 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, Allan Witt Park, 1741 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Open to all. Info: [email protected]

Tai Chi for Seniors 8:45 to 9:45 a.m., Fairfield Senior Center, Round Table Room, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Meditation and deep breathing benefits the entire body by reducing stress, alleviating arthritis and increasing muscle strength. Enrollment required. Fee. Info: 429-6291.

Solano Council for the Blind 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Info: 428-7421

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.

PAL Boxing 5:30 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Train to compete inside the ring or just try the latest workout trend. No special equipment is necessary. Annual fee. Info: 422-6288.

Hip Hop Hustle 5 p.m., Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Burn calories and drop pounds with easy-to-follow hip-hop and dance moves. Info: www.GoKroc.org.

Bocce Lessons and Games 5:30 to 8 p.m., John Magnetti Memorial Courts, 1200 Civic Center Drive. The Fairfield Bocce Federation, free for people 16 and older. Seniors 85 and older receive free membership. Enrollment required. Info: 425-5301, 425-5592.

Gentle Vinyasa Flow Yoga 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., McBride Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville. Fee, preregistration required. Info: 469-6672.

Growing Through Grief Group 7 to 8:30 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 1411 Oliver Road, Suite 220, Fairfield. Facilitated by Barbara Bean Jenson, LCSW. Info: 646-3517.

Boy Scout Troop 182 7 p.m., Dan O. Root Elementary, 820 Harrier Drive, Fairfield. For boys ages 11-17. Info: 426-2567.

Gardening Class 7 p.m., Vacaville Library-Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Led by the Master Gardeners of Solano County. Free. Info: 866-572-7587, www.solanolibrary.com.

Mare Island Toastmasters 7:30 to 9 p.m., Merrill Gardens Retirement Community, 2nd floor annex, common room, 350 Locust Drive, Vallejo. Info: 644-4204, www.mareisland.toastmastersclubs.org.


Aquatic Fitness 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m., Aquatics Complex, Allan Witt Park, 1741 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Open to all. Info: [email protected]

3-4-5 Jump ‘n’ Jive 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Interactive program featuring stories, music, movement and crafts for children 3 and older. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Women’s Shooting Club 10 a.m. to noon, Center Mass Shooting Range, 27 Commerce Place, Vacaville. For beginners and experienced shooters. Firearms classes are available and also taking registration for shotgun shooting. Info: Marcia Serrao, 447-2698 or www.TakingAimWSC.com.

Vanden Music Program Fundraiser 10 a.m. to midnight, Panda Express 1450 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville. Panda Express will donate 20 percent of all proceeds with coupon. Coupon can be printed from the Vanden Music Program website, www.leaguelineup.com/vandenmusic. One-hundred percent of all proceeds go to Vanden Music Program.

Nicotine Anonymous Support Group 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Info: 580-7827.

Solano Wine and Food Jubilee 6:30 p.m., Nut Tree Complex, 50 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville. Sponsorship opportunities available. Fee. Info: 646-3133, www.wineandfoodjubilee.org.

VacaValley Ramblers Square Dance Club 7 to 9:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, 897 Cotting Lane, Vacaville. Couples, singles and children 10 and older. Info: 685-3969.

Food Addicts Anonymous 7 to 8:30 p.m., Kaiser Permanente, 3700 VacaValley Parkway, Vacaville. For people recovering from addictive eating, bulimia and undereating. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Info: 800-600-6028, www.foodaddicts.org.

Celebrate Recovery 7 to 9 p.m., Liberty Church, 2641 N. Texas St., Fairfield. For people seeking recovery from their hurts, habits or hang-ups. Info: 425-9673, ext. 317; www.LCCWord.org.

PAL Hip Hop Dance Class 7 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 750 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.

Meet the Ghosts of Benicia’s Past 8:30 p.m., Historic Railroad Depot, 90 First St., Benicia. The paranormal history of downtown Benicia is revealed during this walk led by a paranormal investigator and/or sensitive. Each tour is limited to 20 people and is two hours long. Walking shoes and flashlights recommended. No children younger than 10 permitted. Reservations required. Tickets, info: 745-9791, www.beniciamainstreet.org.

Coming up

Native American Historical Walk 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Rockville Hills Park, 2140 Rockville Road, Fairfield. Tour will focus on the customs and lifestyles of the local Suisun Indians as they lived in Yul-yul or Rockville. Local plants, birds and animals will be discussed. Binoculars and walking shoes are recommended. Walk may be difficult for small children, as there is some uphill walking. Free to members of Suisun Marsh Natural History Association, fee for non-members. Fee to park. Info: 429-4295.

Pet Adoption Faire 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Pet Club store, 5125 Business Center Drive, Fairfield. Solano County Animal Rescue Foundation has dog and cats available for adoption. Info: 864-9688 or [email protected]

Northern Solano County Democratic Democratic Women in Action Quarterly Lunch and Roundtable noon Saturday, Benicia Grill II, 2390 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Theme is “Empowering Women in Politics.” Speakers will be Kimberly Ellis, executive director of EMERGE California and Suisun City Councilwoman Lori Wilson. Fee. Buy tickets and info  at www.northernsolanodems.org.

Northern Cal Fibro Friends Meeting 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1010 Nut Tree, Suite #240, Vacaville. Meeting will focus on chair yoga, led by an experienced yoga instructor. Meetings open to all who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Free. Donations welcome. Info: [email protected] or 530-756-9153.

Rancho Solano Spring Fling Boutique 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Clubhouse, 3250 Rancho Solano Parkway, Fairfield. More than 70 Bay Area and local artists will present unique quality handcrafted items. Free. Info: 399-7195.

Victim Rights Awareness Day 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Hosted by Best Counseling Services. Free. Special survivor speakers and presentation of great community resources. Live music, games, raffle prizes. Info: www.bestcounselingservices.weebly.com.


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