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Wednesday

Free Job Search Assistance Workshop 9:45 to 11 a.m., Workforce Investment Board of Solano County, 320 Campus Lane, Fairfield. Job placement coach will present tips and tools for getting a job. Info: 863-3551.

Line Dancing 10 to 11:30 a.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Info: 422-8273.

Country Western Line Dancing 10 a.m., Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. Gain cardiovascular health by staying physically active and learn the latest line dance routines. Info: 421-7201.

Travel Presentation 10 a.m., Fairfield Senior Center, Christiansen Room, 1200 Civic Center Drive, Suite 102. Free. Presents will showcase trips planned for the next year and beyond. Info: Jane Kibbey, 429-6921.

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.

Senior Wii Gaming Hour 1:30 p.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. For seniors 50 and older. Exercise the fun way to improve flexibility and physical and emotional health. Enrollment required. Info: 421-7203.

‘Three Billy Goats Gruff’ performed by dogs 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1150 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Busy Bee Dogs Productions presents the classic folktale for children and families. Free. Info: slsalek@solanocounty.com.

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.

Fairfield Coin Club 5:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 1405 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Guest speakers, coin drawings, numismatic programs, and refreshments. Info: 384-3793, 745-6385.

Epilepsy Support Group 6 to 7:30 p.m., VacaValley Health Plaza, 1010 Nut Tree Road, Suite 290, Vacaville. The Epilepsy Foundation of California offers an opportunity to share support and learn about resources. Info: 800-632-3532.

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.

Thursday

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.

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.

British Chatterbox Club Noon, Legends at Paradise Valley, 3950 Paradise Valley Drive, Fairfield. Join the ladies from the United Kingdom for lunch and chat. Meet old friends and make new ones. Info: 422-7240, 451-7291 or 449-9936.

Hip Hop Hustle 5 p.m., Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Burn calories and drop pounds with easy-to-follow hip-hop and dance moves. Info: www.GoKroc.org.

Worship Hula 5 p.m. (up to 12 years old), 6 p.m. (ages 13 to adult), Kroc Center, 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City. Info: www.GoKroc.org.

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.

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.

Coming up

Friends of the Vacaville Library Winter Book Sale Friday through Monday, Vacaville Public Library Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Money raised benefits children’s young adult and adult programming at both Vacaville branches. Info: 866-7-ASKUS.

Lego Engineering Fun 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Lawrence Hall of Science, Inventor’s Lab, 545 Magazine St., Vallejo. Design and build Lego creations and make them come to life using motors and programmable mincomputers. Free, no preregistration needed. Info: 651-7161.
Birds of Prey Identification Workshop and Hike 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Rush Ranch Nature Center, 3521 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun City. Presentation in Nature Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and following a brief break, you can test your identification skills on a short but steep hike up Suisun Hill to observe eagles, falcons and hawks. Free. Info, RSVP: Mary Beth, mbcrittendon@comcast.net, 685-5908.

Saturday Club of Vacaville’s 22nd Annual Sugar and Spice Tea 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, 125 W. Kendal St., Vacaville. For women looking for an afternoon of tea and goodies. Open to public. Fee. Info: Marge, 448-3027.

Elks Family Reunion 6 p.m. Sunday, 556 Parker Road, Fairfield. For past and present members of Tri-City Elks Lodge No. 1662. Music, dancing, food. Info: 425-6743.

California Highway Patrol Start Smart Class 6 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Fairfield Civic Center Library, 1050 Kentucky St. Education program for teen drivers and their parents. No cost and no need to sign up. Info: 428-2100.

Kindergarten Readiness Roundup 10 a.m. to noon (Anna Kyle Elementary), noon to 2 p.m. (David Weir Elementary), 2 to 4 p.m. (Cleo Gordon Elementary) Feb. 2. 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. Registration, info: www.solano-spaceprogram.com.

A More Excellent Way To Health Organization Community Baby Shower 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23, Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church, 407 Capitol St., Vallejo. A baby shower for pregnant African-American women. Info: 648-1247, www.newpeers.org.

TwinCities Steppers Beginner’s Square Dance Class 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. First two classes are free. Open to individuals, couples and youth 10 and older. Info: Rick Tracy, 429-3637, richardatracy@comcast.net; Linda Lecee, 422-5170, lindal@aol.com.

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope

Brad Stanhope is the Daily Republic's news editor. He began his career at the DR in the last millennium. He spent 17 years as a sports editor and three years as the associate editor before spending three years away from the newspaper (though continuing as a columnist). He returned in December 2010 as news editor. Brad lives in Suisun City with his wife, Mrs. Brad, and two sons. He enjoys cheese.
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