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Tai Chi in the Park   Wednesday,  AUG  1, 2018
8:00 AM

SF BAY AREA TAI CHI —  City Park
Join the 8:00 a.m. morning classes in City Park every Wednesday – beginners through advanced. We practice the “108 step” Yang Form as well as Tai Chi Sword and Tai Chi Cane.
Leader: Paul Reinhertz
Location:
     425 Alabama St
     Vallejo  

 
Movement and Meditation   Wednesday,  AUG  1, 2018
4:00 PM

Movement and Meditation to clear your mind and increase your flexibility. Relax and expand your workout to include spiral swimming movements and deep gratitude breathing. Know your limits and be ready to explore whatever comfort level is best for you. Bring a water bottle, dress with layers, eat at least two hours earlier. Be ready to touch the ground, hopfully barefoot. Bring a camera for beautiful sunsets. Remind yourself to feel how good it feels to Breathe. We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. 4PM to 5PM
Location:
     301 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. Rainy / soggy day location is at Integritea, 717 Marin Street.

 
Monticello Wednesday Night Road Ride   Wednesday,  AUG  1, 2018
6:00 PM

MONTICELLO CYCLING CLUB — 
The Monticello Weeknight ride is back! This year we will be meeting on Wednesday nights through mid-September. Meet at Orchard Elementary School in time to roll out at 6:00P. Pace will be intermediate/Tempo average speed will be 17-20 MPH. We will ride the usual Winters loop or switch up as the group dictates. Will regroup at Putah Creek Road and at Allendale. For more enformation, check out the Events link on our Facebook page. Our focus will be on a fun, safe ride for all riders.
Location:
     805 N Orchard Ave
     Vacaville  
DIRECTIONS: Meet at Orchard Elementary School in time to be ready for a 6:00P roll out.

 
Bocce on the Backroads   Friday,  AUG  3, 2018
BACKROADS VINES —  BackRoad Vines
One of the unique aspects of Suisun Valley’s BackRoad Vines is their BOCCE COURTS! The Bocce Ball courts are open to the public during regular tasting hours. The winery also hosts a bocce league! Are you interested in joining the Bocce Ball League? All levels of experience are welcome and new leagues start every quarter. Each team consists of 4 players. Teams play Friday nights and guests are welcome to come out and watch the fun. For more information, please contact Colleen by email.
Location:
     2221 Julian Lane
     Suisun Valley
     Fairfield  

 
Family Hunter Camp   Friday,  AUG  3, 2018
CALIFORNIA WATERFOWL ASSOCIATION —  Grizzly Ranch
Come enjoy a weekend outdoors with California Waterfowl and bring the family! We pack the camp with activities to build hunting skills and learn about waterfowl. We teach campers shooting and archery skills and give them the chance to band and release waterfowl. There is also an educational component where attendees can earn their hunter education certificate. For details and to register, click HERE.
Registration is required.
Location:
     4179 Van Sickle Rd
     Grizzly Island
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: Turn onto Grizzly Island Rd from Highway 12 in Suisun City. After 5.4 miles, you will fork right and cross Montezuma Slough Rd. After 3.3 miles turn right onto Van Sickle Rd. (Note: you should see a white fence) After 0.4 miles turn right into Grizzly Ranch. In 0.7 miles, you will arrive at the Ranch. (Check in at CWA sign)

 
Beach Paddle   Friday,  AUG  3, 2018
9:00 AM

GRIZZLY WATERS KAYAKING —  Suisun Marsh
This advanced paddle will take us to a hidden beach where we will relax and enjoy the peace before our return. Check out this event online or get more information by email. Or call (707) 341-6141.
Location:
     535 Solano St. Ste B
     Suisun City  

 
Walk with Hannigan   Friday,  AUG  3, 2018
9:00 AM

COUNTY SUPERVISOR ERIN HANNIGAN —  Vallejo Waterfront
Join #TeamHannigan every Friday morning to walk and chat with the District 1 County Supervisor, Erin Hannigan. Everyone is welcome to come and get fit! Meet by the Ferry Building. Rain may cancel.
Leader: Erin Hannigan
Location:
     289 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  

 
Rockville Hills Mountain Bike Ride   Saturday,  AUG  4, 2018
8:30 AM

VISIONS OF THE WILD FESTIVAL —  Rockville Hills Regional Park
Join the City of Fairfield Public Works Department’s dedicated and experienced volunteer trail guides on a tour of scenic Rockville Hills Regional Park. Mountain bikers will pass through oak woodlands and open grasslands on an invigorating 2-hour trail ride through hilly terrain on single track trails. Participants can choose one of 3 skills levels—beginner, intermediate, and advanced—to ensure a ride adjusted to their abilities. Every ability level will be moderately strenuous. The ride is limited to 20 participants per skill level. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian. (Not recommended for children under the age of 12.) Bring your own mountain bike, helmet (required), and drinking water. A fee of $3 per person is required to enter the park. You can register online, or call (707) 428-7614 for questions.
Entrance Fee: $3
Location:
     2149 Rockville Road
     Fairfield  

 
Hike at King-Swett Ranches   Saturday,  AUG  4, 2018
9:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  King-Swett Ranches
Come explore the hills between Fairfield, Benicia, and Vallejo! You'll be led by expert Solano Land Trust guides who know this area—known as the King-Swett Ranches—inside out. They'll share insights about the birds and other wildlife that call this area home, and give you a great workout! Take advantage of this special opportunity if you can because the King-Swett Ranches are otherwise closed. Bring: a backpack with plenty of water and snacks, boots or sturdy closed-toe shoes with tread for rugged, steep, and slippery off-trail terrain, long, sturdy pants and layered clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, protection from the elements (sun, wind, fog, rain). Recommended: binoculars, camera, bug repellent, hiking sticks, gaiters. Participants of all ages are welcome, but they must be prepared: a strenuous pace hiking up to 6 miles off-trail, up and down rugged, steep, and slippery hills that are full of sticky seeds, thorny plants, and thistle. The King-Swett Ranches are working ranches—cattle are free range so they roam as they please. Only heavy rain or high fire danger cancels—call Jim at 707-373-1221 if the weather is uncertain. Space is limited. Registration is recommended online.
Leader: Jim
Location: Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: Meet promptly at the Park-and-Ride lot where McGary Road, Hiddenbrooke Parkway, and American Canyon Road intersect (on the Hiddenbrooke side of the American Canyon/Hiddenbrooke Parkway exit, off Interstate 80). Be ready to carpool or caravan from there.

 
SUP Yoga   Saturday,  AUG  4, 2018
9:00 AM

GRIZZLY WATERS KAYAKING —  Suisun Marsh
Let the stress melt away with yoga on the water! All levels welcome. Spots are limited. Call (707) 341-6141 to reserve your spot. $55 includes equipment. We allow participants with their own equipment.
Location:
     535 Solano St. Ste B
     Suisun City  

 
Garden Volunteer Day   Saturday,  AUG  4, 2018
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  

 
Peña Adobe Open House   Saturday,  AUG  4, 2018
11:00 AM

PEÑA ADOBE HISTORICAL SOCIETY & RUSH RANCH EDUCATIONAL COUNCIL —  Peña Adobe Park
Come to the Peña Adobe Historical Park, bring a picnic lunch, and meet the members of the Solano County Sheriff's Posse with their amazing horses! Learn the important role horses played when the Peña and Vaca families were raising cattle on their ranch on what was to become the city of Vacaville. Volunteers from the Peña Adobe Historical Society open the Adobe and the Museum for visitors from 11:00am to 2:00pm. If you have an interest in local history, or questions, call (707) 447-0518 or email us. The park is located at 4966 Pena Adobe Road in Vacaville’s rural southwest section just off of Interstate 80 to the left of the Lagoon Valley Park entrance.
Location:
     4966 Peña Adobe Road
     Vacaville  
DIRECTIONS: The park is located on Peña Adobe Road just off of Interstate 80.

 
Lagoon Valley Rescue Adventure Camp   Monday,  AUG  6, 2018
8:00 AM

LAGOON VALLEY ADVENTURE CAMPS —  Lagoon Valley Park
The LVR Adventure Camp is a day camp that starts at 8 am in the morning and goes to 4 pm in the afternoon. It starts on Monday and continues through Friday. Students will spend each day learning basic mountaineering skills, how to make campfires, shoot a bow and arrows, and how to maneuver in a rubber boat. The students will learn to rappel, build camp fires, and how to use an ascender. We will also teach them basic rock climbing skills and horsemanship skills. The students will go swimming everyday expect for Friday. At the pool they will learn how to swim with a life jacket on, how to properly enter and exit a rubber raft, and we will take the students to Lake Solano on Thursday afternoon to practice their rafting skills. The ages are 8-18 years old and its $350 per student for the week. We are offering a sibling discount which will be $325 per sibling for the week. If students attend multiple camps there is a $50 discount on the second or third camp they attend. All of our instructors are certified rescue technicians by Sierra Rescue/Rescue 3 International. All climbing and rappelling equipment, as well as rescue techniques that are taught, are NFPA (National Fire and Protection Agency) compliant. For more information, visit our Facebook page.
Location:
     5790 Rivera Rd
     Vacaville  

 
Tai Chi in the Park   Wednesday,  AUG  8, 2018
8:00 AM

SF BAY AREA TAI CHI —  City Park
Join the 8:00 a.m. morning classes in City Park every Wednesday – beginners through advanced. We practice the “108 step” Yang Form as well as Tai Chi Sword and Tai Chi Cane.
Leader: Paul Reinhertz
Location:
     425 Alabama St
     Vallejo  

 
Movement and Meditation   Wednesday,  AUG  8, 2018
4:00 PM

Movement and Meditation to clear your mind and increase your flexibility. Relax and expand your workout to include spiral swimming movements and deep gratitude breathing. Know your limits and be ready to explore whatever comfort level is best for you. Bring a water bottle, dress with layers, eat at least two hours earlier. Be ready to touch the ground, hopfully barefoot. Bring a camera for beautiful sunsets. Remind yourself to feel how good it feels to Breathe. We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. 4PM to 5PM
Location:
     301 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. Rainy / soggy day location is at Integritea, 717 Marin Street.

 
Monticello Wednesday Night Road Ride   Wednesday,  AUG  8, 2018
6:00 PM

MONTICELLO CYCLING CLUB — 
The Monticello Weeknight ride is back! This year we will be meeting on Wednesday nights through mid-September. Meet at Orchard Elementary School in time to roll out at 6:00P. Pace will be intermediate/Tempo average speed will be 17-20 MPH. We will ride the usual Winters loop or switch up as the group dictates. Will regroup at Putah Creek Road and at Allendale. For more enformation, check out the Events link on our Facebook page. Our focus will be on a fun, safe ride for all riders.
Location:
     805 N Orchard Ave
     Vacaville  
DIRECTIONS: Meet at Orchard Elementary School in time to be ready for a 6:00P roll out.

 
Bocce on the Backroads   Friday,  AUG  10, 2018
BACKROADS VINES —  BackRoad Vines
One of the unique aspects of Suisun Valley’s BackRoad Vines is their BOCCE COURTS! The Bocce Ball courts are open to the public during regular tasting hours. The winery also hosts a bocce league! Are you interested in joining the Bocce Ball League? All levels of experience are welcome and new leagues start every quarter. Each team consists of 4 players. Teams play Friday nights and guests are welcome to come out and watch the fun. For more information, please contact Colleen by email.
Location:
     2221 Julian Lane
     Suisun Valley
     Fairfield  

 
11th Annual Mare Faire & Fennel Festival   Friday,  AUG  10, 2018
8:00 AM

MARE ISLAND HERITAGE TRUST —  Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve
Join us August 11-13 as we celebrate the 11th Anniversary of the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve! We'll have history tours, guided hikes, including along Mare Island's Southshore, chances to view the famous local osprey, visits to the old Naval cemetery, wine tastings, cooking classes, bikes rides, plus more workshops and presentations Most events are free, but check individual event listings. For details, see the Mare Faire & Fennel Festival brochure online, or call or text to 707-249-9633.
Location:
     167 O’Hara Ct
     Mare Island
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: Located at multiple venues around Mare Island. See brochure online for details. The Preserve Visitor Center is located in Building A-167, at the end of Railroad Ave.

 
Volunteer Opportunity: Citizen Science Friday   Friday,  AUG  10, 2018
8:30 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Solano Land Trust Properties
Get involved in science on our lands! BRING: Water, snacks, sturdy gloves, pants, sturdy closed-toe shoes. Come prepared for variable weather (bring layered clothes you don't mind getting dirty, and protection from sun, wind, and fog). Optional: bug repellent, your favorite gardening tools, and binoculars to enjoy the birds! ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED two or more days in advance: Contact Jasmine by email or at 707-709-9028.
Registration is required.
DIRECTIONS: Provided upon RSVP.

 
SUP Yoga   Friday,  AUG  10, 2018
9:00 AM

GRIZZLY WATERS KAYAKING —  Suisun Marsh
Let the stress melt away with yoga on the water! All levels welcome. Spots are limited. Call (707) 341-6141 to reserve your spot. $55 includes equipment. We allow participants with their own equipment.
Location:
     535 Solano St. Ste B
     Suisun City  

 
Walk with Hannigan   Friday,  AUG  10, 2018
9:00 AM

COUNTY SUPERVISOR ERIN HANNIGAN —  Vallejo Waterfront
Join #TeamHannigan every Friday morning to walk and chat with the District 1 County Supervisor, Erin Hannigan. Everyone is welcome to come and get fit! Meet by the Ferry Building. Rain may cancel.
Leader: Erin Hannigan
Location:
     289 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  

 
Astronomy Night   Friday,  AUG  10, 2018
8:00 PM

RUSH RANCH EDUCATIONAL COUNCIL —  Rush Ranch
Don't miss a Rush Ranch stargazing event! The evening begins with a short presentation in the Rush Ranch Nature Center. Outdoor viewing begins when darkness falls. Telescopes will be on hand. Personal scopes & binoculars are welcome, but be familiar with their setup and use and arrive before dark. Mosquito repellant and warm clothing layers are a must. Children are welcome, but must remain supervised at all times. In order to preserve night vision, flashlights should be covered with red cellophane, and all latecomers should dim their headlights. Inclement weather will force cancellation of the outdoor part of the event, but the Indoor presentation will still be held. For questions, contact Mary at 707-422-4491. Free but donations appreciated!
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.

 
11th Annual Mare Faire & Fennel Festival   Saturday,  AUG  11, 2018
8:00 AM

MARE ISLAND HERITAGE TRUST —  Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve
Join us August 11-13 as we celebrate the 11th Anniversary of the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve! We'll have history tours, guided hikes, including along Mare Island's Southshore, chances to view the famous local osprey, visits to the old Naval cemetery, wine tastings, cooking classes, bikes rides, plus more workshops and presentations Most events are free, but check individual event listings. For details, see the Mare Faire & Fennel Festival brochure online, or call or text to 707-249-9633.
Location:
     167 O’Hara Ct
     Mare Island
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: Located at multiple venues around Mare Island. See brochure online for details. The Preserve Visitor Center is located in Building A-167, at the end of Railroad Ave.

 
Coyote Club   Saturday,  AUG  11, 2018
9:00 AM

GVRD —  McIntyre Ranch
Ages 4-14 -- The McIntyre Ranch is home to several different habitats, farm animals and an educational garden. Studies have found that children who spend time exploring nature are more focused and interested in school. Bring a snack, water and your curiosity! Cost: $5/class for residents, $6/class nonresident. Adults must register at no cost. Pre-registration is required at 395 Amador St. or online. For more information contact the Coordinator at 707-639-1325.
Leader: Dee Davis
Registration is required.
Location: 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.

 
Second Saturday Tree Maintenance Day    Saturday,  AUG  11, 2018
9:00 AM

BENICIA TREE FOUNDATION —  Benicia HIgh School and Benicia State Recreation Area
The Benicia Tree Foundation is sponsoring a tree maintenance day! No experience necessary. Tools and instruction provided. Bring gloves if you have them. Children under 14 must have accompanying adult and all participants must sign our release waiver. RSVP for details on meeting point by contacting the Benicia Tree Foundation at 745-4675 or by email. Set aside a few hours every second Saturday of the month to give our trees some TLC. Rain cancels.
Location: Benicia  
DIRECTIONS: RSVP for meeting point.

 
Volunteer Opportunity: Trail Crew   Saturday,  AUG  11, 2018
9:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Lynch Canyon Open Space Park
Help us take care of Lynch Canyon's 1,000 plus acres. Projects include improving trails, fixing fences, weeding, and the like. This is physical outdoor work. There is usually no shade. Be prepared to be outdoors for approximately three hours using hand tools like shovels and hoes; lifting, carrying and lowering supplies; bending over, squatting and kneeling on dirt, grasses and weeds; and sweating. Ages 12 and up who are comfortable with this type of physical work are welcome—under 18 must be accompanied by an adult and must have a liability waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. When you arrive, ask the leader for a free parking pass. No registration required. Just show up and be ready to work at 9am! WHAT TO BRING: a backpack with plenty of water and snacks, heavy work gloves, eye protection (e.g., sunglasses), boots or sturdy closed-toe shoes with tread for rough, steep, and slippery terrain, long, sturdy pants and layered clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, protection from sun, wind, fog. Meet promptly in the parking lot. Rain or high fire danger cancels. Call Jordan at 315-262-4090 if the weather is uncertain.
Leader: Jordan
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,  AUG  11, 2018
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  

 
Historic Mare Island Navy Cemetery Tour   Saturday,  AUG  11, 2018
12:00 PM

MARE ISLAND HERITAGE TRUST —  Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve
The cemetery on Mare Island is the Navy's oldest cemetery in the West, with graves there dating back to the 1850's. Park at the Visitor's Center and meet at the cemetery, just a few hundred feet up the trail. We will be offering two tours, one starting at 12pm, and the other at 1pm. Realistically, 40 people is the maximum number at this time for each tour. If there are more than 40 people that arrive BY NOON for the first tour, we will ask folks who arrive after that to join us for the 2nd tour at 1pm. We hope you understand, and we will try to accommodate everyone. And if more people show up, we will add another tour, starting at 2pm. We hope this will be a monthly event on second Saturdays. Please give us a call at 707-241-4285 if you have any questions about the tours. The event is free, but your donations to the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve are always encouraged, and help keep the park going!
Leader: Kyle Green
Location:
     167 O’Hara Ct
     Mare Island
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: Preserve Visitor Center, Building A-167, at the end of Railroad Ave

 
11th Annual Mare Faire & Fennel Festival   Sunday,  AUG  12, 2018
8:00 AM

MARE ISLAND HERITAGE TRUST —  Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve
Join us August 11-13 as we celebrate the 11th Anniversary of the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve! We'll have history tours, guided hikes, including along Mare Island's Southshore, chances to view the famous local osprey, visits to the old Naval cemetery, wine tastings, cooking classes, bikes rides, plus more workshops and presentations Most events are free, but check individual event listings. For details, see the Mare Faire & Fennel Festival brochure online, or call or text to 707-249-9633.
Location:
     167 O’Hara Ct
     Mare Island
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: Located at multiple venues around Mare Island. See brochure online for details. The Preserve Visitor Center is located in Building A-167, at the end of Railroad Ave.

 
Kids’ Nature Journaling Hike   Sunday,  AUG  12, 2018
10:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST & SOLANO COUNTY PARKS —  Lynch Canyon Open Space Park
Families are invited to join us in exploring the beauty of Lynch Canyon Open Space Park. This month we will be strolling through this gorgeous park while using the natural setting to inspire nature journaling. Meet in the parking lot at 9:45. The hike is free and for kids of all ages. Parking is $6 (we are not able to make change). Be sure to bring snacks and plenty of water.
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.

 
Perseid Meteor Shower Paddle   Sunday,  AUG  12, 2018
8:00 PM

GRIZZLY WATERS KAYAKING —  Suisun Marsh
The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by comet Swift-Tuttle, which was discovered in 1862. The Perseids are famous for producing a large number of bright meteors. Reserve your spot for this paddle online or by calling (707) 341-6141.
Location:
     535 Solano St. Ste B
     Suisun City  

 
Tai Chi in the Park   Wednesday,  AUG  15, 2018
8:00 AM

SF BAY AREA TAI CHI —  City Park
Join the 8:00 a.m. morning classes in City Park every Wednesday – beginners through advanced. We practice the “108 step” Yang Form as well as Tai Chi Sword and Tai Chi Cane.
Leader: Paul Reinhertz
Location:
     425 Alabama St
     Vallejo  

 
Summer Youth Camp   Wednesday,  AUG  15, 2018
9:30 AM

GRIZZLY WATERS KAYAKING —  Suisun Marsh
Grizzly Waters Kayaking is offering an entry-level camp for new or minimally experienced paddlers. Paddlers will be taught safety, equipment, paddling techniques, wet and dry entry/re-entry, trip planning, water rules/etiquette, integration with nature, and obstacles. Paddlers should wear quick-drying clothing (no cotton), bring a change of clothing, and dress for the weather. The camp is for ages 10-16, with a class limit of 8 (1 paddler per kayak). A paddler must weigh at least 80 pounds, have a beginners swimming level, and willingness to learn. Cost is $75 and includes kayak use, paddle, and life jacket. Reserve your spot by calling (707) 341-6141.
Location:
     535 Solano St. Ste B
     Suisun City  

 
Movement and Meditation   Wednesday,  AUG  15, 2018
4:00 PM

Movement and Meditation to clear your mind and increase your flexibility. Relax and expand your workout to include spiral swimming movements and deep gratitude breathing. Know your limits and be ready to explore whatever comfort level is best for you. Bring a water bottle, dress with layers, eat at least two hours earlier. Be ready to touch the ground, hopfully barefoot. Bring a camera for beautiful sunsets. Remind yourself to feel how good it feels to Breathe. We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. 4PM to 5PM
Location:
     301 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. Rainy / soggy day location is at Integritea, 717 Marin Street.

 
Monticello Wednesday Night Road Ride   Wednesday,  AUG  15, 2018
6:00 PM

MONTICELLO CYCLING CLUB — 
The Monticello Weeknight ride is back! This year we will be meeting on Wednesday nights through mid-September. Meet at Orchard Elementary School in time to roll out at 6:00P. Pace will be intermediate/Tempo average speed will be 17-20 MPH. We will ride the usual Winters loop or switch up as the group dictates. Will regroup at Putah Creek Road and at Allendale. For more enformation, check out the Events link on our Facebook page. Our focus will be on a fun, safe ride for all riders.
Location:
     805 N Orchard Ave
     Vacaville  
DIRECTIONS: Meet at Orchard Elementary School in time to be ready for a 6:00P roll out.

 
Third Thursday Volunteer Day    Thursday,  AUG  16, 2018
9:00 AM

BENICIA TREE FOUNDATION —  Benicia Housing Authority
We'll work from 9 am to Noon. No experience necessary. Tools and instruction provided. Bring gloves if you have them. Children under 14 must have accompanying adult and all participants must sign our release waiver. RSVP for details on meeting point by contacting the Benicia Tree Foundation at 745-4675 or by email.
Location: Benicia  
DIRECTIONS: RSVP for meeting place details.

 
Bocce on the Backroads   Friday,  AUG  17, 2018
BACKROADS VINES —  BackRoad Vines
One of the unique aspects of Suisun Valley’s BackRoad Vines is their BOCCE COURTS! The Bocce Ball courts are open to the public during regular tasting hours. The winery also hosts a bocce league! Are you interested in joining the Bocce Ball League? All levels of experience are welcome and new leagues start every quarter. Each team consists of 4 players. Teams play Friday nights and guests are welcome to come out and watch the fun. For more information, please contact Colleen by email.
Location:
     2221 Julian Lane
     Suisun Valley
     Fairfield  

 
Walk with Hannigan   Friday,  AUG  17, 2018
9:00 AM

COUNTY SUPERVISOR ERIN HANNIGAN —  Vallejo Waterfront
Join #TeamHannigan every Friday morning to walk and chat with the District 1 County Supervisor, Erin Hannigan. Everyone is welcome to come and get fit! Meet by the Ferry Building. Rain may cancel.
Leader: Erin Hannigan
Location:
     289 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  

 
Rockville Hills Regional Park Trail Crew   Saturday,  AUG  18, 2018
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,  AUG  18, 2018
9:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Rush Ranch
Enjoy a walk in the beautiful nature of Rush Ranch 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.” Meet at picnic tables. This is a free, family-friendly event.
Leader: Barbara Fredericks
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.

 
Garden Volunteer Day   Saturday,  AUG  18, 2018
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  

 
Horse Day at McIntyre Ranch   Saturday,  AUG  18, 2018
10:00 AM

GVRD —  McIntyre Ranch
For ages 8-17 -- 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 648-4552. Cost: $25/class resident, $30/class non-resident.
Leader: Jane Mitchell
Registration is required.
Location: 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,  AUG  18, 2018
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.

 
Tai Chi in the Park   Wednesday,  AUG  22, 2018
8:00 AM

SF BAY AREA TAI CHI —  City Park
Join the 8:00 a.m. morning classes in City Park every Wednesday – beginners through advanced. We practice the “108 step” Yang Form as well as Tai Chi Sword and Tai Chi Cane.
Leader: Paul Reinhertz
Location:
     425 Alabama St
     Vallejo  

 
Movement and Meditation   Wednesday,  AUG  22, 2018
4:00 PM

Movement and Meditation to clear your mind and increase your flexibility. Relax and expand your workout to include spiral swimming movements and deep gratitude breathing. Know your limits and be ready to explore whatever comfort level is best for you. Bring a water bottle, dress with layers, eat at least two hours earlier. Be ready to touch the ground, hopfully barefoot. Bring a camera for beautiful sunsets. Remind yourself to feel how good it feels to Breathe. We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. 4PM to 5PM
Location:
     301 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. Rainy / soggy day location is at Integritea, 717 Marin Street.

 
Monticello Wednesday Night Road Ride   Wednesday,  AUG  22, 2018
6:00 PM

MONTICELLO CYCLING CLUB — 
The Monticello Weeknight ride is back! This year we will be meeting on Wednesday nights through mid-September. Meet at Orchard Elementary School in time to roll out at 6:00P. Pace will be intermediate/Tempo average speed will be 17-20 MPH. We will ride the usual Winters loop or switch up as the group dictates. Will regroup at Putah Creek Road and at Allendale. For more enformation, check out the Events link on our Facebook page. Our focus will be on a fun, safe ride for all riders.
Location:
     805 N Orchard Ave
     Vacaville  
DIRECTIONS: Meet at Orchard Elementary School in time to be ready for a 6:00P roll out.

 
Bocce on the Backroads   Friday,  AUG  24, 2018
BACKROADS VINES —  BackRoad Vines
One of the unique aspects of Suisun Valley’s BackRoad Vines is their BOCCE COURTS! The Bocce Ball courts are open to the public during regular tasting hours. The winery also hosts a bocce league! Are you interested in joining the Bocce Ball League? All levels of experience are welcome and new leagues start every quarter. Each team consists of 4 players. Teams play Friday nights and guests are welcome to come out and watch the fun. For more information, please contact Colleen by email.
Location:
     2221 Julian Lane
     Suisun Valley
     Fairfield  

 
Walk with Hannigan   Friday,  AUG  24, 2018
9:00 AM

COUNTY SUPERVISOR ERIN HANNIGAN —  Vallejo Waterfront
Join #TeamHannigan every Friday morning to walk and chat with the District 1 County Supervisor, Erin Hannigan. Everyone is welcome to come and get fit! Meet by the Ferry Building. Rain may cancel.
Leader: Erin Hannigan
Location:
     289 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  

 
Traditional Hunter Education   Saturday,  AUG  25, 2018
8:00 AM

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE —  Hastings Island Hunting Preserve
This is a 2-day class on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6. 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. 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.
Leader: Mark D Phelps
Location:
     7758 Hastings Island Road
     Rio Vista
     Rio Vista  

 
Garden Volunteer Day   Saturday,  AUG  25, 2018
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  

 
Grizzly Ranch Fun Shoot   Sunday,  AUG  26, 2018
9:00 AM

CALIFORNIA WATERFOWL ASSOCIATION —  Grizzly Ranch
Come to Grizzly Ranch to enjoy fun shooting opportunities for hunters of all ages and abilities.Shooting instruction for rifle, archery, and shotgun from 9A until noon. Shooting instruction for beginners is $20. Shooting clays course is open 9A to 3P with five to six challenging stations for a total of 50 clays. Does not include ammunition (non-toxic shot required). Ammunition will be on sale on site at $10 per box. Bring your own shotgun or use one of ours. We have .410, 20 and 12 gauge firearms available. Rifles and archery equipment provided. All ammunition and targets are included. 40-45 minutes at each station. There will be a safety speech and orientation prior to shooting. Register online or get more information by email or at 916-275-0961.
Registration is required.
Location:
     4179 Van Sickle Rd
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: Turn onto Grizzly Island Rd from Highway 12 in Suisun City. After 5.4 miles, you will fork right and cross Montezuma Slough Rd. After 3.3 miles turn right onto Van Sickle Rd. (Note: you should see a white fence) After 0.4 miles turn right into Grizzly Ranch. In 0.7 miles, you will arrive at the Ranch.

 
Full Moon Paddle   Sunday,  AUG  26, 2018
7:00 PM

GRIZZLY WATERS KAYAKING —  Suisun Marsh
Always a popular event! Reserve your spot for this paddle by calling (707) 341-6141.
Location:
     535 Solano St. Ste B
     Suisun City  

 
Tai Chi in the Park   Wednesday,  AUG  29, 2018
8:00 AM

SF BAY AREA TAI CHI —  City Park
Join the 8:00 a.m. morning classes in City Park every Wednesday – beginners through advanced. We practice the “108 step” Yang Form as well as Tai Chi Sword and Tai Chi Cane.
Leader: Paul Reinhertz
Location:
     425 Alabama St
     Vallejo  

 
Movement and Meditation   Wednesday,  AUG  29, 2018
4:00 PM

Movement and Meditation to clear your mind and increase your flexibility. Relax and expand your workout to include spiral swimming movements and deep gratitude breathing. Know your limits and be ready to explore whatever comfort level is best for you. Bring a water bottle, dress with layers, eat at least two hours earlier. Be ready to touch the ground, hopfully barefoot. Bring a camera for beautiful sunsets. Remind yourself to feel how good it feels to Breathe. We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. 4PM to 5PM
Location:
     301 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. Rainy / soggy day location is at Integritea, 717 Marin Street.

 
Monticello Wednesday Night Road Ride   Wednesday,  AUG  29, 2018
6:00 PM

MONTICELLO CYCLING CLUB — 
The Monticello Weeknight ride is back! This year we will be meeting on Wednesday nights through mid-September. Meet at Orchard Elementary School in time to roll out at 6:00P. Pace will be intermediate/Tempo average speed will be 17-20 MPH. We will ride the usual Winters loop or switch up as the group dictates. Will regroup at Putah Creek Road and at Allendale. For more enformation, check out the Events link on our Facebook page. Our focus will be on a fun, safe ride for all riders.
Location:
     805 N Orchard Ave
     Vacaville  
DIRECTIONS: Meet at Orchard Elementary School in time to be ready for a 6:00P roll out.

 
Bocce on the Backroads   Friday,  AUG  31, 2018
BACKROADS VINES —  BackRoad Vines
One of the unique aspects of Suisun Valley’s BackRoad Vines is their BOCCE COURTS! The Bocce Ball courts are open to the public during regular tasting hours. The winery also hosts a bocce league! Are you interested in joining the Bocce Ball League? All levels of experience are welcome and new leagues start every quarter. Each team consists of 4 players. Teams play Friday nights and guests are welcome to come out and watch the fun. For more information, please contact Colleen by email.
Location:
     2221 Julian Lane
     Suisun Valley
     Fairfield  

 
Walk with Hannigan   Friday,  AUG  31, 2018
9:00 AM

COUNTY SUPERVISOR ERIN HANNIGAN —  Vallejo Waterfront
Join #TeamHannigan every Friday morning to walk and chat with the District 1 County Supervisor, Erin Hannigan. Everyone is welcome to come and get fit! Meet by the Ferry Building. Rain may cancel.
Leader: Erin Hannigan
Location:
     289 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo