Drawing, Photography, painting, sculpture, Dance, Murals, Mosaics, Clay Continue reading
Established in the summer of 1917, the Vallejo Choral Society (VCS) is one of the oldest musical organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area and the oldest community-based non-professional choir in California. The VCS, or as it was originally called the Vallejo Municipal Chorus, gave its first performance on December 9, 1917 in San Francisco in a joint concert with the San Francisco Municipal Orchestra.
VCS continues to play a vital role in musical life of the Solano County, attracting … Continue reading
Bay Area Stage Productions is comprised of non-professional actors, directors and technical experts from the Bay Area of Northern California. Under the artistic directorship of Jeff Lowe, it aims to provide local performing talent with further opportunity to develop and practice their craft and to provide audiences theatrical exposure to the work of notable writers that they might not otherwise have the opportunity to experience.
Find out more at http://bayareastage.org/
Community Fruit Tree Harvest and Food Exchange Program.
Food Rescue began in the Fall of 2011 as a community fruit tree harvest program, collecting produce that would otherwise go to waste from properties within and around Vallejo, CA. By our first anniversary we’d collected and distributed over 12,000 lbs. of produce, all with volunteer labor and very few materials.
Food Rescue now collects excess produce from the Vallejo Farmers’ Market vendors, adding fresh vegetables and more fruits to our offerings. Every Saturday, rain … Continue reading
The Vallejo Jazz Society was founded in the Fall of 2010 by musicians and non musicians who share a passion for jazz and are committed to making it available in our community.
VBJS is a not-for-profit organization promoting jazz in Vallejo and surrounding communities. We do this by presenting jazz concerts, which create opportunities for musicians and great music for fans. To ensure that this great music lives on and grows, we also present jazz performances and jazz clinics in local … Continue reading
Take a tour to see the beautiful mansions, stroll the gardens and enjoy the fascinating displays at the museum. Mare Island Museum is looking forward to your visit.
There are two web sites for this insitution with a lot of duplicated and overlapping information – take your pick:
Since 2009 The Art Garage has been assisting youth of Vallejo CA in developing drawing, painting and graphic design skills, along with promoting creativity and cooperation.
Web site: http://theartgarage.jimdo.com/
The Vallejo Symphony, formed in 1931, is a fully professional orchestra that performs a subscription series each year. Top performers like Billy Childs, Hannibal, John Nakamatsu, Carmen Lundy, and Gregory Fulkerson have come to perform. The Symphony also produces a chamber recital series and performs in Vallejo/Benicia schools.
Established in 1997, Touro University California offers graduate degrees in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, public health and education. The mission of Touro University is to educate caring professionals to serve, to lead and to teach. Students from diverse backgrounds are recruited nationally to create a dynamic, robust learning environment.
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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
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
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
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
Opus in Oils, @ 623 Marin Street in Vallejo, specializes in drawing, painting and papier-mache.
Art classes for children, teens and seniors are ongoing.
Contact gallery owner Stefanie Hannan at 707-656-3150 for more information or Visit on Facebook. Continue reading
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
Vallejo Community Access Television (VCAT) is a community media service organization that provides access to facilities, equipment and training to enable you to produce your own content. VCAT is a non-profit organization in partnership with the City of Vallejo, the Vallejo City Unified School District and Solano Community College.
The Greater Vallejo Recreational District is independent and separate from the City of Vallejo. GVRD currently operates: 20 Neighborhood Parks, 4 Community Parks, and 4 Special Purpose Parks, an Olympic-size swimming pool, 4 Community Centers, and manages over 1000 acres of public land. GVRD manages most City owned recreational properties and provides Parks & Recreational services for the residents of the City.
GVRD organizes and manages sports programs, for both youth and adults, before and after-school programming, leisure classes and … Continue reading
The Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum preserves and exhibits the diverse and exciting history of the City of Vallejo and the former U.S. Naval Shipyard at Mare Island . The Museum is located in Vallejo ‘s historic Old City Hall and features five galleries devoted to community and U.S. Navy history.
Additionally, the Museum sponsors educational and cultural programs that include group tours, concerts and recitals in our Heritage Chamber, lectures, audio-visual presentations, and others special events for the benefit … Continue reading