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Boys & Girls Club announces Wake Up virtual breakfast event

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VACAVILLE — The Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club announces the Wake Up Your Heart Breakfast Aug. 26 to launch the 2020 annual campaign.

As the new school year begins, the club wants to ensure out-of-school is part of the conversation.

The club works closely with the Vacaville School District to coordinate care around the distance learning schedule.

“Starting on Day 1 of the 2020-2021 school year, and as the schedule evolves through the year, the need for supervision of kids and assistance with distance learning for working parents is a critical component for a child’s success,” said Anna Eaton, CEO of the Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club, in a press release.

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Vacaville’s Festival of the Trees moves online for 2020

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VACAVILLE — The city’s Festival of the Trees will look different this year: It will happen online, another shift prompted by the current health crisis.

The tree auction, which benefits Opportunity House, has traditionally taken place at the Vacaville Recreation Center for three days beginning the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

Planning for the festival and gala dinner starts in January. More than two dozen committees bring it to life.

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Solano RCD hosting clean boating webinar

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For those seeking recreational activities to do in the summer of COVID, boating is one pastime that is permitted as long as the occupants follow social distancing measures.

Summer is the prime season for boating, which is why the Solano Resource Conservation District (RCD) will be hosting its first Clean Boating Happy Hour to provide tips on boating while protecting local waterways at the same time.

The one-hour virtual event will be presented by Vivian Matuk, environmental boating program manager with California State Parks and California Coastal Commission. She will go over tips and resources to help keep local waterways safe from boat pollution.

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Local Festival Solano Stroll Canceled For 2020

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EAST BAY, CA — The largest annual festival in the East Bay, the Solano Stroll, has been canceled for 2020 because of coronavirus, organizers announced.

The event is an East Bay tradition started in 1974 and annually attracts an estimated 250,000 to the Solano Avenue business district in Berkeley and Albany.

The Solano Avenue Association, the business group that organizes the event, said the cancellation was a joint decision by both cities in consultation with the Alameda County Health Department.

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Dixon Grads Will Parade Saturday, June 6

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Many families have marked their homes with graduate congratulations. (Photo by Debra Dingman)

Next Saturday, June 6, there will be 242 seniors from Dixon High School graduating via a car parade with their families through town and to the high school to pick up diplomas. It’s our chance to come out of our homes and congratulate them with flags, whistles, and signs!

DHS Principal Stephanie Marquez has put in tons of hours along with her staff to coordinate with the Dixon Police, parents, students, grad night volunteers, and all the civic clubs to give our local grads an experience worth remembering in the nation’s COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Call For Artists At The Vacaville Art Gallery

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CALL FOR ARTISTS

What it Means to be Together – An Online Exhibition – Open to ALL Artists

Vacaville Art Gallery is sponsoring “What it Means to be Together” an online exhibition beginning June 9, 2020

Digital images of physical artwork of any medium, digital art, photos, written word (short stories, essays, prose and poetry) along with short videos are welcome. Membership is not necessary to enter. Artists from all locations welcome.

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Coronavirus: Vacaville Parks and Rec hosting virtual Easter egg hunt, contest

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With California’s population continuing to shelter at home due to state and federal orders in light of the global coronavirus pandemic, people’s Easter celebrations may look very different than they envisioned at the start of the year. Church services will likely be streamed, visits to relatives will be canceled and public Easter egg hunts will not take place.

This includes the Vacaville Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Bunnies and Bonnets Family Fun Day, which was slated for Saturday in Andrews Park. Nonetheless, Recreation Supervisor Melody Ocampo said the department found another solution for Easter fun.

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Solano fair association postpones Youth Ag Day due to Covid-19

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VALLEJO — The 18th annual Youth Ag Day has been postponed due to concerns over the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The Solano County Fair Association announced Wednesday the event scheduled for Tuesday will not occur.

“It is hoped that this is merely a postponement of the event, and not an outright cancellation,” a statement released by the association states.

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