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The Tide is Turning For Vallejo’s Mare Island

Mare Island is poised to make the transition from a closed WWII Naval Shipyard to a vibrant mixed usage site. New distilleries and wineries are filling the old Coal Shed buildings and modular housing will aid Bay Area housing challenges.
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The Tide is Turning For Vallejo’s Mare Island

Mare Island is poised to make the transition from a closed WWII Naval Shipyard to a vibrant mixed usage site. New distilleries and wineries are filling the old Coal Shed buildings and modular housing will aid Bay Area housing challenges.

BHS Teacher Channels Rosie the Riveter

Steve Shields, a Benicia High teacher with a passion for shop classes, is making sure skilled trades are being taught to eager students including auto mechanics, metal works, welding, building, and construction skills.

BHS 2018 Graduation to be Held at New Stadium

This June, BHS seniors will be the first class to experience graduation at the newly renovated Drolette stadium. Bricks at the stadium entry are part of an ongoing fundraiser to support school programs.

Benicia’s Emerging Coffeehouse Culture

Benicia High’s S Club members Serve the Community

In tandem with the local Soroptimist Club, these remarkable young women learn leadership and other skills, while providing community service with a smile.

Directing Funding to Benicia Community Service Groups

The Benicia Human Services Board works diligently to provide grants to deserving groups that help our community.
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Events Calendar

May 2018

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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"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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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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Paint in the luscious style of Georgia O'Keeffe in this one day workshop and fill your paper in a beautiful way. Some painting experience is helpful although beginners are welcome. Please bring...

Cost: $40

Where:
The Gardens at Heather Farms
1540 Marchbanks Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94598
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Sponsor: Center for Community Arts
Telephone: (925) 943-5899
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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
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Muggie Maggie by Beverly Cleary

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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Benicia Grad Night will be hosting a Takeover at The Habit Burger Grill in Vallejo on Tuesday, May 22nd 5pm-10pm. Show our flyer, and 20% of the proceeds from your order will go to our...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
The Habit
Gateway Plaza
118 Plaza Drive
Vallejo, CA  94591
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Sponsor: Benicia Grad Night
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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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Learning Public Speaking the Supportive Way! Toastmasters – Where Communicators and Leaders Are Made. The Benicia Capitol Speakers Toastmasters club is a fun and supportive group who meet...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Benicia Chamber of Commerce Conference Room
601 1st Street
Benicia, CA  94510
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Sponsor: Benicia Toastmasters Club #2080
Telephone: 707-290-4377
Contact Name: Larry J. Miller
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State Capitol open Thursdays 12-4pm

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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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
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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 ,...

Cost: Free

Where:
First Street
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
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Meets in the Dona Benicia Room on the fourth Thursday of each month

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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"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
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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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