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Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Benicia’s annual Halloween extravaganzas provide a month of fun with events for people of all ages. These include the 7th annual Trunk or Treat, Ghost Walks, Zombie Brew Crawl, Haunted Open House and more.
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Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Ann Dunleavy, Benicia’s Parks and Community Services Superintendent, talks about her passion for finding and maintaining fun programs for community members of all ages.

Originally from Queens, Gina Eleccion brought talent and experience to the City of Benicia

Gina Eleccion talks about her passion for working for the City of Benicia for the past 15 years. Working in various city departments, since June Gina has been working full time for the Fire Department on hazard mitigation and emergency operations plans.

2016 Benicia Oktoberfest to be held at the Clock Tower Oct. 1

Benicia Oktoberfest 2016, held at the Benicia Clock Tower Oct. 1, features a fun celebration with traditional German fare, local craft beer, music, wine and more.

Interview: William “Tags” Tageson’s 50-year Maritime Career

Bill Tageson, “Tags” to his many friends and acquaintances, on his 50-year career as a U.S. Navy officer and diver, and oil-spill abatement / cleanup consultant along with other maritime disaster recovery such as sunken ships and airplanes.
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Benicia Parks & Community Services Department Superintendent Ann Dunleavy Wants to Create Memories for Kids

Ann Dunleavy, Benicia’s Parks and Community Services Superintendent, talks about her passion for finding and maintaining fun programs for community members of all ages.

Benicia Fire Department Annual Open House Entertains Kids & Educates Adults

The Benicia Fire Dept. annual open house raises awareness for fire safety while providing entertainment for children, along with tours, helicopter rescue demonstrations and the Benicia Police Dept. K-9 unit.

Eleven Remaining Mothball Fleet Ships On Active Duty

Suisun Bay’s National Defense Reserve Fleet, which has been shrinking steadily this decade, is part of MARAD’s 99 ships at three reserve sites to be used in case of national emergencies.

Bringing Joy to Senior Citizens and the Homeless with the Gift of Song

The Carquinez Choraliers, a musical group founded by Benicia’s Jeanie Brown, entertains and brightens the lives of Benicia and Vallejo seniors with songs from Broadway shows and movies from bygone eras.

Halloween’s History & Lore Enhance a Month of Benicia Halloween Fun

Benicia’s annual Halloween extravaganzas provide a month of fun with events for people of all ages. These include the 7th annual Trunk or Treat, Ghost Walks, Zombie Brew Crawl, Haunted Open House and more.

Solano’s Best Kept Secret is its Symphony Orchestra

With Masetro Semyon Lohss at the helm, the Solano Symphony is entering its 30th season of fine orchestra concerts in Solano County.

Gary Passama, NorthBay's President and CEO, to Pass the Torch in 2017

Summary: More exciting changes are happening at NorthBay Healthcare. Following recent announcements of modernization of facilities, cutting edge technology, a Welcome pavilion and key services, NorthBay has promoted from within for their new President and CEO.

Upcoming Benicia Fine Arts & Craft Fair Sept. 17

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September 2016

Capitol open Saturdays and Sundays 10-5pm

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
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Capitol open Saturdays and Sundays 10-5pm

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
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UCBG - Your Gardening Resource! Waterwise gardening is a sensible and responsible way of protecting our natural resources. The Garden is committed to providing customers a wonderful selection of...

Cost: Free to shop

Where:
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
200 Centennial Dr.
Berkeley, CA  94720
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Sponsor: UC Botanical Garden
Telephone: 510-643-2755
Contact Name: UC Botanical Garden
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"Fischer-Hanlon House open for tours 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays 12-4pm by request"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
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"Fischer-Hanlon House open for tours 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays 12-4pm by request"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
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Iconic Benicia and then some...",  new works by Susan Street, will open at Umpqua Bank  on September 6 .  There will be a reception on Thursday, September 22 from 5-7 pm. ...

Cost: free

Where:
Umpqua Bank
1395 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Umpqua Bank
Telephone: 707-319-1136
Contact Name: Susan Street
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Computer aided language lab for beginner and intermediate adult ESL learners. Free! Meets on Monday mornings

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
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Computer aided language lab for beginner and intermediate adult ESL learners. Free! Meets on Monday mornings

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
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Iconic Benicia and then some...",  new works by Susan Street, will open at Umpqua Bank  on September 6 .  There will be a reception on Thursday, September 22 from 5-7 pm. ...

Cost: free

Where:
Umpqua Bank
1395 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Umpqua Bank
Telephone: 707-319-1136
Contact Name: Susan Street
Website »

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"Build, strengthen and practice English language skills, make new friends - Free! Meet on Tuesday & Wednesday mornings"

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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"Build, strengthen and practice English language skills, make new friends - Free! Meet on Tuesday & Wednesday mornings"

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
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Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30pm Edna Cline Room

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30pm Edna Cline Room

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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Reading The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling

Where:
Library Dona Benicia Room
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
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Reading The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling

Where:
Library Dona Benicia Room
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
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Iconic Benicia and then some...",  new works by Susan Street, will open at Umpqua Bank  on September 6 .  There will be a reception on Thursday, September 22 from 5-7 pm. ...

Cost: free

Where:
Umpqua Bank
1395 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Umpqua Bank
Telephone: 707-319-1136
Contact Name: Susan Street
Website »

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"Build, strengthen and practice English language skills, make new friends - Free! Meet on Tuesday & Wednesday mornings"

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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"Build, strengthen and practice English language skills, make new friends - Free! Meet on Tuesday & Wednesday mornings"

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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"The City of Vallejo, Askari Sowonde Productions and SactoMoFo present Food Truck Mania, including a delicious assortment of gourmet food trucks from all over northern California, live music,...

Where:
Vallejo Waterfront
289 Mare Island Way
Vallejo, CA
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Sponsor: "SACTOMOFO, City of Vallejo, Askari Sowonde Productions"
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We empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Please feel free to join us! 

Cost: Come check us out at no cost!

Where:
Benicia Chamber Of Commerce
601 1st Street
Conference room is in the back
Benicia , CA  94510
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Telephone: 510-388-9227
Contact Name: Paula
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Iconic Benicia and then some...",  new works by Susan Street, will open at Umpqua Bank  on September 6 .  There will be a reception on Thursday, September 22 from 5-7 pm. ...

Cost: free

Where:
Umpqua Bank
1395 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Umpqua Bank
Telephone: 707-319-1136
Contact Name: Susan Street
Website »

More information

"State Capitol open Fridays, 10-5pm"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

"State Capitol open Fridays, 10-5pm"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30pm Edna Cline Room

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

More information

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30pm Edna Cline Room

Where:
Benicia Library
150 East L Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Public Library
Telephone: 707-746-4343
Website »

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The Benicia Main Street draws many people to its popular Farmers Market. The Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, gourmet food, delicious hot foods, arts and crafts, live...

Cost: 0

Where:
Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510

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Iconic Benicia and then some...",  new works by Susan Street, will open at Umpqua Bank  on September 6 .  There will be a reception on Thursday, September 22 from 5-7 pm. ...

Cost: free

Where:
Umpqua Bank
1395 East 2nd Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Umpqua Bank
Telephone: 707-319-1136
Contact Name: Susan Street
Website »

More information

"State Capitol open Fridays, 10-5pm"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
View map »


Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

More information

"State Capitol open Fridays, 10-5pm"

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

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As people stroll downtown during the month of October they will be greeted by scarecrows fashioned by downtown businesses. The public is invited to vote on their favorites.

Cost: Free

Where:
First Street
90 First Street
Benicia, CA
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As people stroll downtown during the month of October they will be greeted by scarecrows fashioned by downtown businesses. The public is invited to vote on their favorites.

Cost: 0

Where:
Downtown Benicia
, CA  94510

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Capitol open Saturdays and Sundays 10-5pm

Where:
Benicia Capitol
115 West G Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
Telephone: 707-745-3385
Website »

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Paranormal history of Downtown Benicia are discovered on this fun, interactive tour led by a paranormal expert. Space is limited. Prepaid reservations are required by calling 707-745-9791.

Cost: $25

Where:
Downtown Benicia
90 First Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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