Community calendar

Community calendar Tuesday Jan. 8, 2013

By From page A2 | January 08, 2013


Senior Day Program 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Supervised activities for persons with cognitive or physical impairments. Enrollment required. Fee. Info: 428-7421.

Knitters, Crocheters & Crafters 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Sponsored by Solano Chicks With Sticks. Info: [email protected]

British Chatterbox Club  Noon, Sandy’s 101 Omelets, 2190 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Join the ladies from the United Kingdom for lunch and chat. Meet old friends and make new ones. Info: 422-7240, 451-7291, 449-9936.

Solano County Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Advisory Board 4 to 6 p.m., Solano County Health and Social Services, conference room No. 1, 275 Beck Ave., Fairfield. Info: 784-8613.

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.

Group for Newly Bereaved 6 to 7:30 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 1411 Oliver Road, Suite 220, Fairfield. Facilitated by Barbara Bean Jenson, LCSW. Info: 646-3517.

Fairfield-Suisun Scrabble Club 6 to 8:30 p.m., Suisun City Library, 601 Pintail Drive. All ages and skill levels. Info: 422-6290.

Order of Daedalians 6 to 8:30 p.m., Travis Air Force Base Conference Center, 500 Arnold Court, Fairfield. Open to all current and former military pilots. Info: Lt. Col. Jonny Barnes, 424-7236.

Golden State Accordi0n Club 6:30 p.m., Pietro’s No. 2, 679 Merchant St., Vacaville. Public welcome. Free. Info: Jack, 925-256-9055.

Society of Single Professionals meet and greet 7 to 9 p.m., First St. Cafe, Upstairs Banquet Room, 440 First St., Benicia. Info: 415-507-9962.


Toddler Time 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Free. Songs, stories and finger plays for active toddlers 18 months to 3. Twenty-minute interactive program followed by playtime. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Vaca Valley Garden Club 10 a.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, 621 Orchard Ave., Vacaville. Info: 448-3311.

American Legion Reams Post 182 10 a.m., Solano County Events Center, 601 Texas St., Fairfield. Info: 208-5333.

Volunteers Needed for American Red Cross 10 a.m., Solano County American Red Cross offices, 1545 N. Texas St., Suite 102, Fairfield. Info: 438-7062.

Adult Faith-based Bereavement Group 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 1411 Oliver Road, Suite 220, Fairfield. Facilitated by Chaplain Bladimer Paeste. Info: 646-3517.

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.

Kids Book Club 4 to 5 p.m., Fairfield Cordelia Library, 5050 Business Center Drive. Info: 866-57ASKUS, www.solanolibrary.com.

Moose Lodge Bingo 5:30 p.m. (quickies), 6:30 p.m. (early bird) and 7 p.m., Fairfield Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor St. Info: 422-3245.

Solano County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board 6 to 8 p.m., Solano County Health and Social Services, conference room No. 1, 275 Beck Ave., Fairfield. Info: 784-2222.

Solano 29ers Cribbage Club 6:30 p.m., Leisure Town Clubhouse, 100 Sequoia Drive, Vacaville. Learn and play cribbage with members of the American Cribbage Congress. Info: Jackie Doppelt, 447-7568.

Alzheimer’s Support Group 7 to 9 p.m., VacaValley Hospital, Adult Day Center, 1020 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville. Discussion to increase caregivers’ knowledge of dementia, symptoms, behavior management and available resources. Info: 454-3006.

La Leche League 7 p.m., 1737 Rockville Road, Fairfield. Info: 864-3050, [email protected]

Twin City Square Dance Club 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Info: 425-4276.

Coming up

Fairfield Relay for Life Committee Meeting  6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, captains meeting 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Solano County Library, 1150 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Info: Jackie, 486-4145, [email protected]

“Folklore of Lake Solano Birds” guided walk 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, meet at boat ramp/canoe rental area at Lake Solano Park & Campground, 8685 Pleasants Valley Road, Winters. Info: 432-0150, ext. 200.

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Loma Vista Farm, 150 Ranier Ave., Vallejo. Demonstrations and hands-on opportunities to give you skills to prune your fruit trees. Info, registration: 556-8765.

4-H Skills Day and Chili Cook-off 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Green Valley Middle School, 1350 Gold Hill Road, Fairfield. Solano County 4-Hers will show off what they have learned in their projects this year. Info: 784-1319.

Friends of Benicia Library Book Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Benicia Public Library, 150 E. L St., in the  library basement. Info: 746-4343.

Solano County 4-H Science, Engineering and Technology Training  1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, 4-H office, 501 Texas St., Fairfield. Registration deadline is Wednesday. Learn new skills, experience teaching first-hand and have fun. Teens will be trained to teach science to elementary school-aged children in after-school programs. Teens must participate in both days of training. Info: Gloria Gonzalez, [email protected], 648-0837 or Angelina Gonzalez, [email protected], 246-7196.

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope is a former Daily Republic editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 24 years as a sports editor, associate editor and news editor before leaving the Daily Republic in 2014. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.

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