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Wednesday

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

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.

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

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

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.

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, janeannhawkes@gmail.com.

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.

Thursday

Suisun Senior Partners 9:45 a.m., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Advisory committee consists of board of directors and seniors to help benefit and encourage the growth and programs for the Suisun City Senior Center. The public is welcome to attend and encouraged to share ideas.

Sons in Retirement, Branch 99 Noon, Elks Lodge, 302 Parker St., Vacaville. Lunch meeting with guest speakers. No initiation. No monthly fees other than voluntary contributions to cover expenses. Info: 447-2953.

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.

Solano Silver Round Club 5:30 p.m., Hometown Buffet, 1350 Gateway Blvd., Suite D2, Fairfield. Info: 642-0216.

Fairfield Relay for Life Committee 6 to 7 p.m., captains meeting 7 to 8 p.m., Solano County Library, 1150 Kentucky St., Fairfield. Info: 486-4145 or jackie.relay@yahoo.com.

Westwind 4-H of Solano County Club 7 p.m., UC Cooperative Extension Office, 501 Texas St., Fairfield. Info: 784-1319, http://cesolano.ucdavis.edu/4-H_program.

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., Suisun City Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive. Info: 422-8053.

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.

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, sherryj707@aol.com.

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.

Coming up

Your Body Works Grand Opening and Open House 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 424 Executive Court North, Suite C, Fairfield. Free event with tours and free demonstrations. Info: 863-9620, www.yourbodyworksfairfield.com.

“Folklore of Lake Solano Birds” guided walk 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, meet at boat ramp/canoe rental area at Lake Solano Park and 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 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 Wednesday. Chance to learn new skills, experience teaching first-hand and have fun. Teens will be trained to teach science to elementary-aged children in after-school programs. Teens must participate in both days of training. Info: Gloria Gonzalez, gilgonzalez@ucdavis.edu, 648-0837; or Angelina Gonzalez, argonzalez@ucdavis.edu, 246-7196.

Delta Tea Party Patriots Meeting 6:30 p.m. Monday, Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 610 St. Francis Way, Rio Vista. Guest speaker will be Assemblyman Tim Donnelly. Info: www.deltatpp.org.

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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