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Thursday

Bohart Insect Museum 3 p.m. Vacaville Public Library Town Square, 1 Town Square Place, Vacaville. The insect museum from University of California, Davis, will show some of its bug collection. Info: 866-572-7587, www.solanolibrary.com.

Traveling Lantern Theatre Presents “The Hobbit” 3:30 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Kids Book Club 4 to 5 p.m. Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. “The Houdini Box” by Brian Selznick. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Teen Book Club 4 to 5 p.m. Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. “Blackthorn Winter” by Kathryn Reiss. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Teen Advisory Board 4 p.m.  Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive, Vacaville. Make the library work for you. Refreshments and volunteer credit included. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Adult Literacy New Student Meeting 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Perennials and Rose Garden Care 7 p.m. Rio Vista Library, 44 S. Second St., Rio Vista. Promises Made, Promises Kept event with Master Gardener Mary Anne Peterson. Info: 866-572-7587, www.solanolibrary.com.

Friday

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: millemoe@fairfield.ca.gov.

Preschool Storytime 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Ages 3-5. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Solano Kids Insurance Program 1 to 5 p.m. Suisun City Library, 601 Pintail Drive, Suisun City. Helps families with uninsured children. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Solano Kids Insurance Program  1 to 4:30 p.m., Fairfield Civic Center Library’s children’s study room, 1150 Kentucky St. Solano County Coalition for Better Health will register income-qualified children for the SKIP health insurance program. Info: 800-978-7547.

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.

Read to a Dog 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St. Free. Children in grades five-12 can read to live dogs and get a free book. Info: 866-572-7587, www.solanolibrary.com.

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

Yippie Yogurt Family Night 6 to 8 p.m., Yippie Yogurt, 1955 W. Texas St., Fairfield. Mention, “I came in for family night,” and receive a $1 off each yogurt. Info: 439-3176.

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 hangups. 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 PAL members, ages 13 to 18. Info: 422-6288, www.fairfield-pal.org.

Vivendo El Programa 8 to 9:30 p.m., Unity Hall, 711 Empire St., Fairfield. Spanish-speaking group of Narcotics Anonymous. Free. Info: 372-1304.

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

Coming up

Read to a Dog 3:30 p.m. Monday, Suisun City Library, 601 Pintail Drive, Suisun City. Meet Shire. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Crochet and Knitting Club 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Teens and adults welcome. Info: 866-572-7587, www.solanolibrary.com, sharleesue@sbcglobal.net.

Promises Made, Promises Kept celebration 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Suisun City Library, 601 Pintail Drive, Suisun City. Circus show with Nikolas Strubbe. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

CHP Driving Safety 6 to 8 p.m., Jan. 30, Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. A safe-driving workshop sponsored by the California Highway Patrol for teens and their parents. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Hike the Hills 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 1, King-Swett Ranches with naturalist Jim Walsh. Meet Walsh promptly beside his white “TruGreen” pickup truck, at the Park-and-Ride lot where McGary Road, Hiddenbrooke Parkway, and American Canyon Road intersect (on the Hiddenbrooke side of the American Canyon/Hiddenbrooke Parkway exit, off Interstate 80). Be ready to carpool or caravan from there to the trailhead.No reservations are necessary but an RSVP would be appreciated to Jim at 916-870-4824 or james.walsh@landcare.com.

Tax Help 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 18, Feb. 24. Rio Vista Library, 44 S. Second St., Rio Vista. AARP volunteers will prepare and e-file taxes. Appointments: 866-527-7587.

Free Healthier Living classes 1 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 6 through March 13 at Community Action North Bay, 416 Union Ave, Fairfield. Families and caregivers are welcome. Info: Call 427-1148, ext. 112, for information and to register.

Sweethearts’ Day Out: Wine & Chocolate Walk in Downtown Benicia  1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, Check-in starts at 12:30 p.m. at Benicia Main Street, 90 First Street. Wine glass, map of tasting locations, and wristband will be provided per ticket holder at check-in. Wine & Chocolate Walk offers attendees a chance to taste fine wines and chocolate pairings in Downtown Benicia. A limit of 300 tickets will be sold and can be purchased at Benicia Main Street, 90 First Street, or online at www.beniciamainstreet.org.

Susan Hiland

Susan Hiland

Susan graduated from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon with a B.A. in Communications. She has eight years experience working for newspapers in Nebraska.
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