November Events
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Are you unemployed or underemployed? Get the skills you need for the job you want! Opportunity Junction offers free computer training and paid work experience in Antioch for Contra Costa Residents.
Friends of Vacaville’s Roy Carpenter are holding a raffle to help him purchase a wheelchair-accessible van. Carpenter was paralyzed after being injured in a motorcycle accident in February.
During the rainy season, you can get sand and sandbags from your local fire districts. The use of sandbags is a simple, but effective way to prevent or reduce flood water damage. Properly filled and placed sandbags can act as a barrier to divert moving water around instead of through buildings. Sandbag construction does not, however, guarantee a water tight seal.
Socks for Seniors is a non-profit community service project that organizes, collects and distributes NEW socks for seniors in communities all over the country. Help collect socks in your hometown!
Solano County residents covered by a plan through Covered California (ACA) or Medi-Cal health insurance are required to renew their plan annually.  
Help out the Equine Rescue Center by donating to keep their doors open. The Center rescues abused horses from bad circumstances and gives them, food, water, medicine and plenty of love.
Solano Pride, the oldest LGBTQ organization in Solano County, is beginning a year-long process to determine pressing needs within the LGBTQ community. 
2nd Fridays & 4th Tuesdays
 2:00pm on Fridays and 6:00pm on Tuesdays
Vacaville Public Library - Cultural Center

Do you knit?  Crochet?  Tat?  Cross-stitch?  Do you have a half-completed sweater or quilt stashed in the back of your closet? 
October 31st  - December 5th  (Saturdays)
9:30am - 12:00pm
McBride Senior Center, Vacaville

Free Healthier Living workshop to improve quality of life for anyone with a chronic health condition will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturdays, October 31 through December 5 at McBride Senior Center, 91 Town Square Place, Vacaville.
10:00am - 11:30am
Co-op, Davis

The New Parent Network is an informal gathering in the Teaching Kitchen (537 G Street) for new & expecting parents and their little ones! The Tuesday-morning meetings are for education, but also for people to nurture and support each other. 
As the heady start of the “back-to-school” season fades to the routine of classes, projects, and papers, the inevitable struggles of homework begin.  Solano County Library offers a number of options to help kids keep up and parents stay sane.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 
Vacaville Library

Do you need help with your homework?  The library's teen volunteers are here to assist you.  No appointment needed; just drop by and they will be happy to give you a hand. 
City Winery, Napa

Each Monday, come out to City Winery Napa and see some of Napa’s favorite vintners show their stuff behind the bar – and the turntable! 
Every Fourth Saturday
8:00am - 11:00am
Nut Tree Airport, Vacaville

Come out for a pancake breakfast and vintage airplane display day every 4th Saturday of the month. 
10:00am - 2:00pm
Downtown Martinez

Every Sunday, Downtown Martinez comes alive with a delicious marketplace full of fresh California-grown fruits and vegetables.
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Seven Artisans Winery, Fairfield

Come out for free wine tasting, small bites and a great wine sale.
9:30am - 2:00pm
Vallejo Ranger Station

Find your wild at the Vallejo Ranger Station: Plan an adventure, make art, learn a skill, or volunteer. Volunteers share information about visiting Solano Land Trust lands. Free.
8:00am - 1:00pm

Central Park, Davis

Support your local farmers. Seasonal produce, baked goods, hot food-to-go & more.
9:00am - 2:00pm

The farmers' market offers the freshest and best fruits and vegetables, direct from the fields and orchards of California's family farms. On Georgia & Marin Street, Vallejo.
November 6th - December 31st
​Raley’s/Bel Air Markets/Nob Hill Foods

Share the season with those in need! The Food For Families Holiday Bag Campaign runs from November 6th through December 31st at all Raley’s/Bel Air Markets/Nob Hill Foods. Your $10 donation will fill a bag of healthy food for a local family. 
November 8th & December 5th
​10:00am - 2:00pm
Lynch Canyon

Lynch Canyon is home to golden eagles and hawks. It is also a magnet for migrating and over-wintering birds of prey. It provides these raptors with over 1,000 undeveloped acres where they can hunt and rest. 
November 10th - December 15th
6:00pm - 7:30pm
NorthBay Hospice & Bereavement Center, Fairfield

The holiday season is especially difficult for those who are suffering the loss of a loved one, and NorthBay Hospice & Bereavement has planned grief workshops and a memorial to help during this particularly challenging time. 
November 11th - December 6th (Wed - Sun)
11:00am - 6:00pm
Solano Town Center, Fairfield

FSVAA is proud to present their 52nd Annual Nor-Cal Regional Art Show.
September 15th - December 1st
Grace Episcopal Church Hall, Fairfield

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-week session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. 
November 20th - December 6th
2:00pm & 8:00pm
Winters Community Center

In-Laws, Outlaws, and Other People (That Should Be Shot). It is a heartwarming holiday comedy with a beautiful message.  Shows will be held at the Winters Community Center at 201 Railroad Avenue in Winters.
November 20th - December 20th
Fridays and Saturdays 8 pm, Sundays 2 pm
Contra Costa Civic Theatre, El Cerrito

Young orphaned Mary Lennox must leave the warmth and splendor of India to live on the dark, cold moors of Yorkshire with her embittered, reclusive uncle Archibald and his invalid son, Colin. 
November 21st - January 3rd
Downtown Martinez

Main Street Martinez proud to announce the first outdoor holiday ice rink in downtown Martinez. 
November 27th - December
Downtown Vacaville

Beautiful, Fresh Cut Noble, Grand, and Doug Fir trees. Take home a traditional tree or stroll through the “Flocked Forest” for a little more sparkle!
November 27th - January 3rd
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom presents its ninth annual Holiday in the Park, a Northern California family tradition. Guests can enjoy the delights of the holiday season including favorite holiday shows, festive attractions, sledding down a giant snow hill and of course, the perennial favorite: meeting Old St. Nick, Santa Claus himself! 
November 28th - 29th & December 12th - 24th
Jelly Belly Visitor Center, Fairfield

 The Jolly Big Man will be in residence throughout the month of December. Come visit him before he has to head back to the North Pole. He will be in the Tangerine Room upstairs at the Jelly Belly Visitor Center and there will be a professional photographer on site. 
November 28th - December 21st

Between December 6 and 12th, City Coach riders who donate an unwrapped toy to the annual Christmas Wish Toy Drive will ride free on City Coach’s regular routes.  And any firefighter at any fire station in Vacaville will be open from November 28th to December 21st to receive the donations until just before Christmas. 
November 29 & December 6
Camellia Tea Room, Benicia

Camellia Tea Room and Benicia Main Street invite you to bring your teddy bear and join in the festivities at 828 First Street. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 707-746-5293.
Sunday November 29, 2015
2625 Mankas Corner, Fairfield, CA
Join KUIC at Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company in Fairfield. Come by the booth and spin the KUIC Carl's Jr. Prize Wheel for great prizes including movie passes.
November 30th
1111 Colusa Street, Vallejo

Come celebrate this new Vallejo homebase center. Families in need can get clothes, eat, wash and dry clothing, use the internet and telephone for free.