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California Traditional Hunter Education   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
8:00 AM

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE —  Hastings Island Hunting Preserve
This is a 2-day class on Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19. In order to be certified the student must attend the entire class including all sessions. Class starts 8:00 AM Sharp, both days. All students are required to obtain a California Get Outdoors ID (GO ID) prior to registering for California Hunter Education courses. If you have previously held a CDFW license (i.e. Fishing), your GO ID is printed on the license above your name. Students will need to show safe handling of firearms and pass the Hunter Education test with a score of 80% or better. There is no minimum age to attend California Hunter Education. Parents or guardians are encouraged to attend with young students, especially those younger than age 16, to help define new words or provide additional tutoring during and after class. For details and instructions for registering, click HERE. Course fee is $10. Student manuals are provided. Bring a pencil/pen/highlighters. Hamburger-fries-onion rings for lunch will be available for purchase from the grill each day.
Leader: Mark D Phelps
Location:
     7758 Hastings Island Road
     Rio Vista  

 
Traditional Hunter Education   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
8:00 AM

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE —  Birds Landing Fire Station
This is a 2-day class on Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19. In order to be certified the student must attend the entire class including all sessions. Class starts 8:00 AM Sharp, both days. All students are required to obtain a California Get Outdoors ID (GO ID) prior to registering for California Hunter Education courses. If you have previously held a CDFW license (i.e. Fishing), your GO ID is printed on the license above your name. Students will need to show safe handling of firearms and pass the Hunter Education test with a score of 80% or better. There is no minimum age to attend California Hunter Education. Parents or guardians are encouraged to attend with young students, especially those younger than age 16, to help define new words or provide additional tutoring during and after class. For details and instructions for registering, click HERE. Course fee is $20 and includes lunch on Saturday. Sunday will include a live fire course. Please bring a highlighter and a completed Student Consent Form. This form is available on the Hunter Education page through the California Fish & Wildlife website.
Leader: Donald J Giottonini
Location:
     2099 Collinsville Rd
     Birds Landing
     Suisun City  

 
Rockville Hills Regional Park Trail Crew   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
9:00 AM

CITY OF FAIRFIELD —  Rockville Hills Regional Park
The Rockville Trail Crew volunteer work days are scheduled for the third Saturday of every month from 9-12noon, rain or shine! Trail Crew volunteers provide technical assistance with trail maintenance and construction activities on the trails. Trail Crew volunteer duties consist of clearing rocks, trees, brush and other debris from proposed trail routes; build/repair walk ways, bridges or other structures; grade/fill existing trail paths to ensure user safety; and attend all required meetings and training sessions. Volunteers should bring water, gloves and a tool if available. Volunteers should wear layered clothing and sturdy shoes. A snack and beverage provided for volunteers. Meet at the parking area. If you are not a regular volunteer, please RSVP to Ranger Teri, (707) 249-3613, or by email.
Location:
     2149 Rockville Rd
     Fairfield  

 
Yoga Hike   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
9:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Lynch Canyon Open Space Park
Enjoy a walk in the beautiful open space of Lynch Canyon led by Barbara Fredericks of Benicia Yoga & Wellness. She will lead you on a walk while stopping to incorporate easy yoga moves “for every body”. This is a free hike and no RSVP is required. Meet in the parking lot. Bring water, and $6 cash or check for the parking fee.
Leader: Barbara Fredericks
Location:
     3100 Lynch Road
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: From I-80 East, take the Hiddenbrooke Parkway exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs. From I-80 West, take the Red Top Road exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs.

 
Garden Volunteer Day   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
9:30 AM

BENICIA STATE PARKS ASSOCIATION —  Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
We meet every Saturday from 9:30-11:30am in the Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden located at the Benicia State Park Recreation Area for planting, weeding, and tending. Parking is free on Saturday Volunteer Days. Tell the Gate Attendant that you are going into the Park to work at the Garden.
Location:
     I-780 at Columbus Parkway
     Benicia State Park Recreation Area
     Benicia  

 
Dixon Community Bike Ride   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
10:00 AM

SOLANO TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY —  Dixon
Join your neighbors for a 3-mile Community Ride on Solano County's only green bike lane. Meet at Tremont Elementary School with your bike helmets, water, and be ready to ride! For more information call 800.535.6883 or visit online.
Location:
     355 Pheasant Run Dr
     Tremont Elementary School
     Dixon  

 
Horse Day at McIntyre Ranch   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
10:00 AM

GVRD —  McIntyre Ranch
For ages 10-17 -- Learn about the friendly horses and goats, and participate in their daily care. Wear sturdy work clothes and tough shoes because this is a "hand-on" experience. You will put a halter on a horse, learn to lead horses safely, brush them, clean their feet and clean their stalls. Everyone will have a chance to sit on a horse (helmet are required and provided, keep hairstyle simple for easy fit). Eat a good breakfast, bring water bottle and wear layers. For more information contact the Coordinator at 707-639-1325. $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. Pre-registration is required.
Leader: Jane Mitchell
Registration is required.
Location:
     1 St. Johns Mine Road
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: McIntyre Ranch, located at the very end of St. John’s Mine Road, across from the Solano Community College Vallejo Center at 545 Columbus Parkway. Take St. John’s Mine Road and cross over the cattle crossing. Continue up the road and stay to the right to follow the road down to the barn. You are authorized to drive through this road for GVRD programs only.

 
Rush Ranch 'Get the Rush'   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
10:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST & RUSH RANCH EDUCATIONAL COUNCIL —  Rush Ranch
Get the Rush is a series of fun and free activities for the whole family, offered on the third Saturday of every month at Rush Ranch. All ages and mobility levels are welcome! This event is 100% volunteer-run and activities vary month-to-month. Get the Rush! is made possible by Rush Ranch Educational Council, Access Adventure, Napa-Solano Audubon Society, and Solano Land Trust volunteers. The blacksmith shop is open rain or shine. Rain, soil conditions, or extreme heat may cancel other activities.
Location:
     3521 Grizzly Island Road
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 12 in Suisun City, take Grizzly Island Road south approximately 2 miles. Entrance/driveway will be on the right.

 
Awesome Ospreys Napa River Cruise   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
11:00 AM

MARE ISLAND SHORELINE HERITAGE PRESERVE —  Vallejo Marina
Join us aboard River Dolphin for a “timeless river adventure” with Myrna Hayes, President, Mare Island Heritage Trust and volunteer Mare Island Preserve Manager together with River Dolphin Owner and Captain, on the Napa River Mare Island Strait. Our passion on this 2.5 hour cruise will be osprey...in the sky, on their nests, fishing the river and lots of info about how they first arrived to nest in San Francisco Bay for the first time in recorded history at Mare Island in 2003. You’ll learn how today there are dozens of osprey nest sites in the Bay Area. This is our first osprey viewing boat trip of the season with next 3 coming up June 22 and 23 during San Francisco Bay Osprey Days. To reserve a seat(s) on this cruise or reserve for June check info online or call 510-527-9622. Cost $45 per person. The trip leaves from the Vallejo Marina, but you must make a reservation in advance.
Leader: Myrna Hayes
Location:
     42 Harbor Way
     K Dock
     Fairfield  

 
Friends of Loma Vista Farm Spring Festival   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
11:00 AM

FRIENDS OF LOMA VISTA FARM —  Loma Vista Farm
This year’s Spring Festival will be held on May 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is an opportunity for friends and families to come out and enjoy the Farm. Come and enjoy the food, greet the animals, have fun at our game and crafts booths, see the puppet show, talk with our community partners, and buy beautiful plants in the Greenhouse. We are looking forward to seeing you there. Find out more about the Farm and the wonderful things that we offer all year long. Don’t forget to visit our new animals!
Location:
     150 Rainier Ave
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: From Highway 37, take Fairgrounds Dr. north. Left on Corcoran and left on Rainier.

 
Family Campout at McIntyre Ranch   Saturday,  MAY  18, 2019
3:00 PM

GVRD —  McIntyre Ranch
Join us for an old-fashioned campout! Bring your tent, bed rolls and sense of adventure! Pitch your tent, enjoy camping activities, dinner and roast marshmallows. Our professional recreation staff will make your camping experience an enjoyable one. Limit of 30 participants. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult over 21 years of age. Cost is 15/person and you must pre-register at 395 Amador St or call 707-648-4600. For more information, call 707-648-5317
Registration is required.
Location:
     1 St. Johns Mine Road
     Vallejo