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Dixon News Briefs 3-15-24

Mar 13, 2024 10:15AM ● By MPG Staff
The Dixon Challengers Little League Team was honored with pitching the first ball of the season at last Saturday's Little league Opening Day ceremony. It is the10th anniversary of playing baseball with special needs children and their high school "buddies." Photo by Debra Dingman

Performers Apply Now

The Solano County Fair is thrilled to announce that applications are now open for performers to be considered for the 75th Annual Solano County Fair - Diamond Jubilee, scheduled to take place from June 13-16, 2024, this year and will be the Diamond Jubilee celebration which promises to be a spectacular event. Organizers are actively seeking talented performers to showcase their skills and entertain our diverse audience. Whether you specialize in music, dance, magic, comedy, or any other form of entertainment, we invite you to apply and become part of this historic celebration.

To submit your application, please visit our website at the following link: The application process is straightforward, and all necessary details can be found on the dedicated page.

Library Events

Teen Rainbow Reads Book Club will review ’The Prince and the Dressmaker’ by Jen Wong as their March study for the group that meets on Wednesday, March 27, 3:30-4:30 at the Dixon Public Library, 230 North First Street. This is for Tweens and Teens. For Spanish speaking children, there will be stories on Wednesday, March 20, also at the Library from 10 to 11 a.m.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

On Friday, March 15, at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 1305 North First Street, there will be a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner featuring traditional corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, and carrots with a roll for $15. Wear green!

Chamber Mixer

Join the Dixon Chamber at their March Mixer on Tuesday, March 19, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Travis Credit Union at 1470 Ary Lane. Chamber Ambassadors are business representatives who help coordinate the events and those special folks are Anna Deusenberry, Rafael Lara, Cindy Black, Patti and Mike Liu, Robin Tully, Brandi Proffitt, Tahir Masood, and Vankeesha Frank.

Vendors for Tremont Festival

Vendors are being sought for the Spring Festival at Tremont Elementary School which will be held on April 17. The school address is 355 Pheasant Run. vendors are offered booth space for $30 donation plus a raffle item valued at $20.  Contact Jennifer Roman (916) 541-9731 for more information.

Family Science Night

Anderson and Gretchen Higgins school families are joining up to explore a night of science on Tuesday, March 19 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Gretchen Higins is located at 1525 Pembroke Way.

Video Contest for Kindness

Calling all Solano County Junior High and High School students to participate in the 6th annual countywide video contest showcasing the power of kindness on campus. It is sponsored by Solano County District Attorney’s Office and invites students to submit a video between 30 seconds and two minutes in length that expresses what the power of kindness can accomplish in their school community. It asks the question, “How can the power of kindness be used in our schools, homes, and communities to make a positive difference?” The deadline for submissions is April 24. Contest rules and submission information can be found online at Questions regarding the contest should be directed to [email protected].

Spring Break for Schools

Dixon schools will be on spring break April 1 through 8 so now is the time to plan an alternative daycare situation or make reservations to take your kiddos somewhere special. Neighborhood Christian School students will be out only April 1 -5. Students at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Valley of the Sacred Heart will be out from Thursday, April 28 through April 5.