Around the Region (5/03/13)

May 2, 2013 



When: Saturday, 9:45 a.m.

Where: American Legion Hall, 1001 S. Santa Cruz Ave.

Info: General meeting open to Marine and Fleet Marine Forces Corpsmen Veterans. Requires DD-214 proof of service with an honorable discharge from the USMC. Annual dues are $50. For more information, call (209) 571-0102 or visit


When: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Westurf Nursery, 1612 Claus Road

Info: "All About Perennials" class features Alice Bos, who will talk about choosing and growing perennials. Free. For more information, call (209) 576-1111.


When: Saturday, 11 a.m.

Where: Marie Callender's restaurant, 3500 Coffee Road

Info: Democratic Women's Club of Stanislaus County monthly meeting features guest speaker Anita Young, chairwoman of the Stanislaus County Sierra Club Yokuts Chapter, who will give a presentation on fracking. For more information, call Patty at (209) 303-4042 or email


When: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Where: McHenry Bowl, 3700 McHenry Ave.

Info: Bowling tournament fund-raiser for the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System to attend the 2013 Golden Age Games in Buffalo, N.Y. Tournament includes three games of bowling, separate divisions for men and women. $10 per person. Payment due at check-in. For more information or to sign up for the tournament, call Terry or Theresa at (209) 571-2695.


When: Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Modesto Seventh Street Flea Market, 1107 S. Seventh St.

Info: Health care workers, along with the Ceres Police Department and the Stanislaus County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will conduct a health fair, including screenings, resources and referral services. No appointment is necessary, and there's no charge. For more information, call Luann at (209) 522-7762.



When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: North Park, North Del Puerto at Las Palmas Avenue

Info: Anti-bullying extravaganza sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 170 and the city of Patterson. Come learn about the groups and resources available in Patterson and have a good time participating in various activities. There will be informational booths, games, activities and prizes. Area author John Paul Padilla will bring his mascot, Johnny Big Ears. Free and open to the public.

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