Saint Vinnie’s Community Garden

St. Vinnie's Community Garden Vallejo, CA
St. Vinnie's Community Garden Vallejo, CA

St. Vinnie’s Community Garden plans to transform the long-time blighted lot at the corner of Marin & Ohio St.’s (behind Fire Station 21) into a thriving Community Garden that will bring beauty and more community connection to the historic St. Vincent’s Hill neighborhood.  The entirely organic garden will be available to anyone in Vallejo who wishes to grow food, herbs or flowers. 

The primary mission of this garden is to produce plots/boxes for the neighborhood gardener as well as;

Continentals of Omega Boys and Girls Club

Boys and Girls club summer program
Boys and Girls club summer program

Why We Stand Out

For over 46 years, the Club has been a safe haven for Vallejo’s youth, expanding its services from academic assistance and recreational activities to include programs designed to meet the challenges faced by today’s youth. Members now receive health information, counseling on social involvement, peer pressure resistance training, computer training, career exploration information as well as daily academic assistance.

Club members also participate in reading, cultural activities, field trips, and attend professional sporting events. Members are … Continue reading

Empress Theatre

Empress Theatre
Empress Theatre

photo credit : This is Vallejo

The Empress Theatre hosts a variety of live music and theater, including comedy shows and musical performances of all styles; ranging from the Vallejo Symphony  to Blues, Soul, Jazz, Rock and the Mocktoberfest Punk & Edge Arts festival.

Designated a Vallejo Landmark in 1990, the Empress Theatre was built in 1911 by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and opened its doors for … Continue reading

miniArt / Jeff Snell Art

Jeff Snell Art
Jeff Snell Art

miniArt carries good quality art materials for students and professionals alike:

  • Prices on oil and acrylic paints are the cheapest in the area!
  • Brushes for every budget whether you use watercolors, acrylics, gouache or oils.
  • Mediums and thinners, gesso and grounds.
  • Many sizes of canvas boards and a few canvases along with multimedia pads and watercolor blocks.
  • drawing and charcoal/pastel pads, as well as moleskin painting and drawing books and black journals.
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Arc-Solano

The Arc-Solano is a non-profit organization serving adults with developmental disabilities and their families in lower Napa and Solano Counties since 1953 (61years!). Arc-Solano currently provides services to more than seventy adults with  developmental and behavioral challenges. We offer life skills training,behavioral and community based day programs, and art, jewelry and theaterprograms.

The Art@Arc program has been providing fine art opportunities adults with developmentally disabled services with The Arc-Solano since 1995. The people we serve create their own art with guidance … Continue reading

Vallejo People’s Garden

The Vallejo People’s Garden is a community garden located on Mare Island. It is a collaboration of many different individual volunteers and partner organizations in Vallejo. All of these volunteers and supporters became involved because they believe in one (or more) of the VPG’s purposes:

  • Promote health and wellness in our Vallejo community.
  • Grow organic fruits and vegetables for those who are most in need.
  • Improve our environment by taking care of water, soil, and wildlife.
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Loma Vista Farm

Loma Vista Farm Fall Festival
Loma Vista Farm Fall Festival

Loma Vista Farm is a 5-acre outdoor classroom that provides hands-on educational activities involving plants and animals for children of all ages and abilities. We seek to increase students’ knowledge of nature and nutrition while enhancing academic learning, ecoliteracy, and psychosocial development. The Farm offers field trips, after-school opportunities through 4-H, community service and volunteer opportunities, garden-based workshops for adults, and job training for college students, developmentally disabled young adults, and disadvantaged youth.

You can find them online at lomavistafarm.org and … Continue reading

Cal Maritime

Cal Maritime
Cal Maritime

The California Maritime Academy is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. Serving 1100 students, it is one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States — and the only one on the West Coast.

Cal Maritime’s programs focus on intellectual learning, applied technology, leadership development, and global awareness. Cal Maritime students take part in at least one two-month summer training cruise on the Pacific aboard our 500-foot Training Ship GOLDEN BEAR, — … Continue reading

Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve

mare island shoreline heritage preserve
mare island shoreline heritage preserve

The Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve is a 215-acre park located at the south end of Mare Island on land that formerly served as the U.S. Navy’s first Naval Ammunition Depot, founded in 1857. Until it opened for regularly scheduled access in April 2008, the land was off-limits to the public due to past sensitive Navy munitions production and storage operations and more recent environmental cleanup.

The Preserve is open Friday through Sunday and holidays 10:00am-to one hour following sunset.

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Obtainium Works

“THAT STEAM MAY BE USED FOR GOOD AND NOT EVIL”

Obtainium Works is the home base of the Hibernian Academy of UnNatural Sciences, based in Vallejo, California. Located in downtown Vallejo, it is an on-going Do It Yourself (DIY) group of tinkerers, gearheads, and steam bohemians who fabricate steam-powered art out of repurposed industrial detritus. We are loosely based on the works of Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, and other Victorian-era writers who created an imaginary world where steam technology … Continue reading

Moonfish Artworks

moonfish artworks
moonfish artworks

Moonfish Artworks is a mosaic art studio and gallery in downtown Vallejo founded by artist Sophia Othman. Moonfish offers professional services for the design, fabrication, and installation of custom architectural mosaics and sculpture. The work blends practical, whimsical, cosmic and elemental themes to bring luminous grace to residential, commercial, and public spaces.

Open by appointment:

723 Marin St, Vallejo, Ca
(510) 415 3916
http://moonfishartworks.com/

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Vallejo Yacht club

Vallejo Yacht Club
Vallejo Yacht Club

Vallejo Yacht Club is one of the oldest, friendliest, down to earth clubs on the bay! Founded in 1900, VYC enjoys a proud heritage and an active membership. We offer cruising, racing and social events throughout the year. In fact, VYC has been rated the PICYA club of the year for the years 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013.

The VYC offers fun, affordable sailing lessons  for anyone 9 years of age or older.  Sign-up for the 2015 … Continue reading

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