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Community calendar Thursday Feb. 21, 2013

By From page A2 | February 21, 2013


Billiard Players 7:3o a.m. to 5 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Players of all skill levels invited to play. Info: 428-7421.

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.

Free Tax Service 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. An AARP Tax-Aide volunteer will prepare and e-file taxes. Low- and middle-income taxpayers and seniors will receive special attention. Bring ID card, Social Security cards, all W-2s, 1099s, copy of property tax bills, and prior year tax documents.

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

Brain Boosters 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. For those wanting to strengthen their memory. Enrollment required. Info: 428-7654.

Senior Video Chair Exercise Program 12:15 p.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. For seniors 50 and older. Improve flexibility and physical and emotional health. Enrollment required. Info: 421-7203.

Getting Back to Work Group 1:30 p.m., Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Group of and for job seekers share information to find work. Info: Lani Clarke, [email protected]

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

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

Black History Program 6:30 p.m., Fairfield High School Library, 205 E Atlantic Ave. Dominique Jackson, Fairfield High School graduate and competitor at this year’s World Track and Field Championship, will be guest speaker. Info: Regina Williams, 438-3032.

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.


Pinnacle Possibilities for Teens 3 to 6 p.m., Matt Garcia Learning Center, 230 Atlantic Ave., Fairfield. For ages 12 to 18. Helping teens to cultivate self-expression through exposure to art, entertainment and professional guest speakers. Classes in yoga and different styles of dance will be taught. Info: 430-8493.

Freestyle Friday Night Open Mic 6 to 10 p.m., Matt Garcia Youth Center, 250 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Hosted by the PAL Studio, bring your own tracks or choose from some at the PAL Studio. Annual fee. Info: 422-6288.

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

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.

Friday Night Clean and Serene 8 p.m., Community United Methodist Church, 1875 Fairfield Ave., Fairfield. Free Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Info: 251-5982 or www.napasolanona.org.

Open-mike Worship 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., The Building Christian Fellowship, 1126 Missouri St., Fairfield. Share your gift of ministry with Christian vocalists, instrumentalists, spoken word artists, poets, and worshippers. Fee, sign-up required. Info: Kenny, 720-8213.

Coming up

A More Excellent Way To Health Organization Community Baby Shower 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church, 407 Capitol St., Vallejo. A baby shower for pregnant African-American women. Info: 648-1247, www.newpeers.org.

Year-Round Garden Seminar 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Loma Vista Farm, 150 Rainier Ave., Vallejo. Instructor Brandy Wijn will explain Internet planning tools, succession planting, rotation in a small garden and edible perennials. Get tips on planting by the moon. Sign-up required. Info: 556-8765.

Kindergarten Readiness Roundup 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sheldon Elementary School, 1901 Woolner Ave., Fairfield. Sheldon Elementary School, 10 a.m. to noon; Suisun Elementary School, noon to 2 p.m.; Fairview Elementary School, 2 to 4 p.m. Fun activities to evaluate child’s readiness and get recommendations. Teachers, dental checkups and resources available. Backpacks and school supplies will be given to children who participate. Register, info: www.solano-spaceprogram.com.

Structural Engineering for Kids 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 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.

Green Valley Middle School Parent Teacher Club Dinner 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Cordelia Fire District Hall, 2155 Cordelia Road, Fairfield. Fee. Proceeds will benefit Green Valley Middle School and the Genelle Renee Conway Allen Memorial Fund. Tickets can be purchased at Green Valley Middle School, 1350 Gold Hill Road, Fairfield. Silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m. Donations for silent auction greatly appreciated. Info: Veronica Dunham, 373-7153.

“Pirates of the Carquinez” Trivia Bee 6 p.m. Saturday, co-sponsored by the Benicia Public Library and Soroptimist International of Benicia. To register for the event, contact Helaine Bowles at 746-4358, [email protected]


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