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Community calendar Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

By From page A2 | February 13, 2013

Wednesday

Cordelia Rotary Club 7:15 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane. Info: Nancy Garver, 449-8299.

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.

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

Free Tax Service 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. AARP volunteer tax Aide 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.

Free Job Search Assistance Workshop 9:45 to 11 a.m., 320 Campus Lane, Fairfield. Workforce Investment Board offering job search assistance workshop. Reserve a space, 863-3551.

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

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

Fairfield Host Lions Club Noon, Courtyard by Marriott, 1350 Holiday Lane, Fairfield. Info: 427-6927.

Retired Public Employees Association of California Solano County Chapter meeting noon, 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.

Growing Through Grief Group 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., NorthBay Bereavement Center, 1411 Oliver Road, Suite 220, Fairfield. Facilitated by Chaplain Bladimer Paeste. Info: 646-3517.

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

Solano County Taxpayers Association Meeting 6:30 p.m., Bud’s Pub and Grill and Catering, 100 S. First St., Dixon. Guest speaker, Dan Levin, will discuss and explain what the city of Vallejo and Solano County are proposing for the redevelopment of the 150 acre Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo. Info: Stephen Power 448-3822.

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 at 447-7568.

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

Thursday

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.

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.

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: 428-7654.

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]

One Billion Rising 5 p.m., 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: [email protected] or onebillionrising.org.

Vacaville Chapter of the Golden State Accordion Club Meeting 6:30 p.m., Pietro’s No. 2, 679 Merchant St., Vacaville. Open to public and musicians. Free admission. Info: Jack Behseresht, 925-256-9055.

Solano Classic Car Club 7 p.m., Denny’s, 2980 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Info: Berkeley Kent, 422-2251.

National Council of Negro Women 7 p.m., Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Info: 422-8053.

Compassionate Friends Support Group 7 to 9 p.m., Fairfield Family Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor St. For bereaved parents. Info: Sherry Sanchez-Schmidt, 208-1773, [email protected]

Valley Writers Association 7 p.m., Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Writers of any genre and all ages welcome. Info: Norma Green, 422-8072.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2333 7:30 p.m., 427 Main St., Suisun City. Info: 429-9140.

Order of Eastern Star 7:30 p.m., Masonic Lodge Hall, 412 Travis Blvd., Fairfield. Info: 429-8254.

Coming Up

“It’s Time to Move Forward” Workshop 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1735 Enterprise Drive., Bldg # 3, Fairfield. High school students will focus on academic prep and the college planning process. Parents will receive current information on funding college, review and updates for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Computer lab will be available for those needing assistance with forms. Pre-registration is recommended. Info: 425-1849.

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-Vacaville section of National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Free admission. Praise dancers, Caravan of Allstars 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.

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 out of common materials such as straws and craft sticks. Free. Info: Reyna Hamilton, 651-7161

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.

The Northern Cal Fibro Friends Meeting 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, 1010 Nut Tree Road, Suite #240, Vacaville. All who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia or have family members or friends diagnosed with fibromyalgia are welcome to attend. Info: Valma Honeyfield 530-756-9153.

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