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December 2012 calendar of events

By From page OSF8 | December 13, 2012


Asian Art Museum: “Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy,” through Jan. 13, 2013; open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. 200 Larkin St., San Francisco. Info: www.asianart.org.

Crocker Art Museum: “Celestial Realms: The Art of Nepal,” through Feb. 10, 2013; open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday thorough Sunday, 216 O St., Sacramento. Info: 916-808-1182, www.crockerartmuseum.org.

Gallery 621: “Small Works of Art,” through Feb. 3, 2013; open noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 621 First St., Benicia. Info: 746-6211, www.gallery621.com.

Vacaville Art League Gallery: Nonjuried art show, through Dec. 15; open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Vacaville Art Gallery, 718 E. Monte Vista Ave. Free. Info: 448-8712, www.vacavilleartgallery.com.


Bluegrass/Folk Music and Fiddle Session: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Round Table Pizza, 3336 N. Texas St., Fairfield.

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

Gardening Class: 7 p.m. Dec. 20, Vacaville Library-Cultural Center, 1020 Ulatis Drive. Led by the Master Gardeners of Solano County. Free. Info: 866-572-7587.

Grandparent Support Group: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 20, Fairfield High School, 205 E. Atlantic Ave. Info: 438-3385.

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

Moose Lodge Bingo: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Fairfield Moose Lodge, 623 Taylor St. Info: 422-3245.

NorthBay Rose Society: 7 p.m. Dec. 10, Florence Douglas Senior Center, 333 Amador St., Vallejo. Info: Rhonda Thompson, 649-8233.


“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever”: 8 p.m. Dec. 20-22, Dec. 28-29; 2 p.m. Dec. 22, Dec. 29; 6 p.m. Dec. 23, Dec. 30, Fairfield Center for Creative Arts, 1035 Texas St., Fairfield. Info: 422-1598, www.downtowntheatre.com.

“A Hip Hop Christmas Carol”: 8 p.m. Friday, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Fetterly Playhouse, 3467 Sonoma Blvd., Suite 10, Vallejo. Info: [email protected]

“Scrooge The Musical”: Bay Area Stage Productions, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mira Theatre-Bay Terrace, 51 Daniels Ave., Vallejo. Info: 649-1053.

VOENA: 4 p.m. Saturday, Empress Theatre, 330 Virginia St., Vallejo. Info: 552-2400, www.empresstheatre.org.


Bev Orlando Nativity Display: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 21, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 22, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 23, 4 to 11:30 p.m. Dec. 24, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 25, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 26, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Golden Dome, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield. Info: 429-0149.

Home and Hearth Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Vacaville Museum Guild, 213 Buck Ave. Info: 447-4513.

New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance: 8 p.m. Dec. 31, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council No. 15499, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield. Info: 429-0149, 422-7767.


Country Western Line Dancing: 10 a.m. to noon Mondays, Joseph A. Nelson Community Center, 611 Village Drive, Suisun City. No partner needed. Info: 421-7201.

Line Dancing: 10 to 11:25 a.m. Mondays, Holy Spirit Gym, 1050 N. Texas St., Fairfield. Info: Charles Bond, 422-8273.

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

Senior Day Program: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Supervised activities for people with cognitive or physical impairments. Enrollment required. Info: 428-7654.

“Shall We Dance” Choreographed Ballroom Dance: 7 to 8:15 p.m. first, third and fifth Mondays, Masonic Hall, 897 Cotting Way, Vacaville. Info: [email protected] or 449-4355.

Stretch and Tone Class/Silver Sneakers and Yoga in the Chair: 10 a.m. Mondays, Fairfield Senior Center, Assembly Hall, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Info: 428-7421.

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

Zumba Gold: 8:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive. Dance and fitness for active older adults. Info: 428-7421.

Domini Williams


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