VETERANS TRIBUTE RIDE
When: Saturday, 9 a.m.
Where: Mitchell's Modesto Harley-Davidson, 500 N. Carpenter Road
Info: The ninth annual Cpl. Michael D. Anderson Jr./All Veterans Tribute Ride is open to all makes and models; it's a no-fee event. Cars welcome. Flag-raising ceremony at 9:30 a.m.; escorted ride time 10 a.m. The Mobile Vet Center will be on hand to assist veterans. The ride will end at Jamestown Harley-Davidson with beverages, entertainment and a barbecue.
When: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Petco, 2021 Evergreen Ave.
Info: Kitty Haven Sanctuary will have healthy, vaccinated, spayed and neutered cats available for adoption. For more details, go to http://www.kittyhavenrescue.org.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE LIBRARY
When: Saturday, noon
Where: Modesto Library, 1500 I St.
Info: Community members will perform "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The production will be directed by the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival. For more on the free program, call (209) 558-7819.
When: Today, 6 to 11 p.m.
Where: Jacobs Fine Dining, 2501 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Latino Community Roundtable is having its first "Serenata a Mi Madre con Mariachi/Serenade to My Mother With Mariachi" dinner and music celebration. In Mexico, Spain and most of Latin America, Mother's Day is celebrated on May 10. Entertainment is by Mariachi La Union, ranchera singer Liliana Hernandez and DJ Jose Alfaro. Tickets are $40 a person. Call (209) 303-2664 for tickets.
When: Saturday, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Ripon High School Stadium, 301 N. Acacia Ave.
Info: Half-marathon, 5K run/walk, health fair and Rotary breakfast burrito fund-raiser, which supports the Ripon High School stadium revitalization project. Half-marathon begins 7 a.m.; 5K at 8:30 a.m. Health fair will run 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Stephanie at (209) 599-6861 or go to www.rinasrun.com.
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