Wednesday, May 6, 2015
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

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.

LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | No comments

The Daily Republic does not necessarily condone the comments here, nor does it review every post. Read our full policy

.

Solano News

Cinco de Mayo event brings communities together

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A1, 2 Comments | Gallery

 
 
Western Railway Museum plans special events

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A2, 3 Comments | Gallery

 
Kozak to take command of 349th AMW

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A3

 
Solano events will mark National Day of Prayer

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A3 | Gallery

Solano marks Mental Health Month during May

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A4

 
Supervisors grant approval for internship program

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A4

 
 
2 hurt in Fairfield freeway crash

By Glen Faison | From Page: A6, 22 Comments

 
Vacaville police announce training at outlet stores

By Jess Sullivan | From Page: A6

Doctor to discuss diabetes risks during free talk

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A6

 
Frazier sets community coffee with new chief

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A6

 
Caltrans announces work on Highway 160

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A6

 
Caltrans outlines work on Highway 29

By Kevin W. Green | From Page: A6

 
Comedies, dramas, documentaries hit screens this weekend

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A7

Suisun City police log: May 3, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A9

 
Fairfield police log: May 4, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A9

 
Fairfield police log: May 3, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A9

Suisun City police log: May 4, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A9

 
Author, evangelist to address Writers Resource group

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A10

CHP officer has close call with vehicle

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A10, 1 Comment

 
 
.

US / World

Obama picks Dunford as new Joint Chiefs chair

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

 
60 bodies recovered in Nepal valley hit by quake, mudslide

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

Nigerian troops who fled Boko Haram now have them on the run

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

 
Two decades after ‘Black Hawk Down,’ Kerry visits Somalia

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

Doubts raised about Islamic State’s claim in Texas attack

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

 
Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

Van Gogh work fetches over $66 million at New York auction

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

 
Senate adopts GOP budget targeting ‘Obamacare’

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9, 2 Comments

 
US reprimands agents after man forgotten in San Diego cell

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9, 2 Comments

 
Girl shoots self with father’s gun

By The Associated Press | From Page: A11

FAA gives OK for farmers to utilize drones

By The Associated Press | From Page: A12

 
.

Living

Today in history: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Community Calendar: May 6, 2015

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

Case of date rape from 30 years ago preys on husband’s mind

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: B6

 
Horoscope: May 6, 2015

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: B6

Weeknight vegetarian: Peel a plaintain, elevate a taco

By The Washington Post | From Page: B7

 
Feeling peckish for pesto? Don’t limit yourself to basil!

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7

 
.

Entertainment

TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A5

 
Miley Cyrus on Bruce Jenner, pink armpits, her new charity

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

Singer Chris Brown’s battery case in Las Vegas dropped

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
Bono and U2 set as sole guests on Friday’s ‘Tonight Show’

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

.

Sports

Conley comes back, leads Grizzlies past Warriors 97-90

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Vacaville grad Hekking signs with Chargers as free agent

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B1

Prep badminton: Rodriguez gets MEL win over Armijo

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B1

 
Prep boys volleyball: VCS falls to Golden Sierra in finale

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B1

 
Armijo boys tennis team falls 5-4 in playoffs to defending champs

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Prep swimming: Rodriguez boys win MEL title

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Armijo opens playoffs with 6-0 win behind Nadia Martinez hat trick

By Marcus Lomtong | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Ryan Vogelsong pitches surging Giants to 6-0 win over Padres

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

Local Report: Rodriguez boys swim to MEL title

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B1

 
Chavez shines in A’s 2-1 victory over Twins

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

Raiders to cut ties with James Jones, Miles Burris

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Raiders cut ties with 8 players

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Athletics release outfielder Cody Ross after short stint

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
San Jose beats Houston 1-0 in Dominic Kinnear’s return

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

With Wall out, Hawks beat Wizards 106-90 to even series 1-1

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
Suit filed against Pacquiao for not disclosing injury

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Manny Ramirez Jr vows to make own baseball name for himself

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

Derby winner nears return to track for Preakness prep

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
NCAA’s new head of officials ready to make tough calls

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Former Raiders fullback Marv Hubbard dies

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

49ers Bruce Miller charged with vandalism, not domestic case

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
.

Business

Los Angeles sues Wells Fargo, alleging fraud by employees

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

 
.

Obituaries

William Fay Carbine Sr.

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A4

 
Walter Jeter Jr.

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

Lois G. Johnston (Lieb) (Bayard)

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
.

Comics

Beetle Bailey

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
B.C.

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Frank and Ernest

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Peanuts

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

For Better or Worse

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Baby Blues

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Sally Forth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Dilbert

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Pickles

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Wizard of Id

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Blondie

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Zits

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Baldo

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Rose is Rose

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Garfield

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Get Fuzzy

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Sudoku

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6

 
Crossword

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6

Bridge

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6

 
Word Sleuth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6