Times-Herald (Vallejo)

About town



7:30 to 10 a.m.: Third Saturday, Young Eagles — free airplane rides, ages 8-17, 7:30 to 10 a.m, Nut Tree Airport, 301County Airport Road, Vacaville. Parent or legal guardian must be present. Sponsored by EAA Chapter #1230 and Lee A. Archer Jr. Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen. 4836357, 446-8532, www. youngeagle­s.org.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Moschetti — Pairing Coffee and Community, 11Sixth St. Vallejo. More than 20 coffees to taste, plus local artisans selling wares and live music. Open mic starts at 11 a.m. for poetry, music, dance, comedy, puppetry or magic. Family friendly. 556-9000.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Farmers Market — Vallejo's own, Georgia Street.

9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Mighty Midget — USS LCS-102 World War II firearm ship, open if flags are flying. Nimitz Ave. and A St. on Mare Island. Go through the gate to gray ship, the Landing Craft Support Museum. Donations encouraged. An informatio­nal brochure is located at the Visitor's Center in the Vallejo Ferry Building. www.mightymidg­ets.org.

10a.m.: First and third Saturdays, Piecemaker­s Guild — Vallejo's own large and lively quilting society. Join us! First Saturday is the general meeting followed by lunch. The third Saturday is a hodgepodge of classes, talks, bees, sharing, etc. Special activities include the Block of the Month, charity work, sewing circles, and much more. Florence Douglas Senior Center meeting room (in the back, near the Weight Watchers meeting). 333 Amador, Vallejo.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Naval and Historical Museum — 734 Marin St. downtown Vallejo. Discover the history of Vallejo and Mare Island. Info: 707-643-0077. www. vallejomus­eum.org.

10:30: Third Saturday, Thyroid Cancer Support Group: (except November) Benicia Fire Station #2, 601 Hastings Drive. Karla Santiago, 567-4806.

11 a.m.: Third Saturday, Liver Transplant Support Group — Conference Room 3, Kaiser Permanente, Vallejo Medical Center, 975 Sereno Drive. Info: 7475725.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Uptown Clothes Closet/Thrift Annex — Vallejo First United Methodist Church, 502 Virginia St. 643-0064, 864-0419.

11 a.m.: Third Saturday, Submarine Veterans: Mare Island Base monthly meeting and potluck, Veterans Memorial Building, 420 Admiral Callaghan Lane, Vallejo. 644-4746.

11 a.m. to noon: Third Saturday, Get the Rush! — at Rush Ranch there are family-friendly activities. Science discovery labs, scavenger hunt, visiting a blacksmith's shop, ride wagons that are speciallyd­esigned with wheelchair lifts. Visiters can also explore exhibits, wander trails, and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy. Free. 3521 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun City.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Pet Adoptions — Solano County Friends of Animals, Pet Food Express, Benicia. 1 p.m.: Overcomers Outreach — NA/AA, Christian 12-Step Support Group, Living Worship Christian Center 312 Mini Drive, 7184665, 712-4492.

1, 2, or 3 p.m.: Third Saturday, Fischer Hanlon House — Tour this historic house adjacent to Benicia State Capitol Building, 100 block of West G St., downtown Benicia.

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