Around the Region (05/17/2013)

May 16, 2013 

Modesto

POPPY DONATION DRIVE

When: Saturday, and May 25, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Save Mart Supermarket locations, Standiford Ave., Prescott Ave., Oakdale Road and Orchard Supply Hardware, Sisk Road

Info: Members of the VFW Post 3199, Modesto will conduct their annual Memorial Day "Buddy Poppy" Drive. All donations go to the Veteran's Relief Fund to help veterans and their families.

Riverbank

HISTORICAL SOCIETY BREAKFAST

When: Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon

Where: Riverbank Community Center, 3600 Santa Fe St.

Info: The Riverbank Historical Society will be hold an After Mother's Day Omelet Breakfast. Tickets are $7 adults and teens, $3 children 12 and under. Proceeds will go toward a new roof for the Riverbank Historical Museum. Tickets can be bought at the museum, City Hall or Recreation Department, or from society members. For more, call (209) 863-7122.

Turlock

UKULELE JAMZ

When: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway

Info: Turlock Uke Jamz, a community based ukulele strum and sing along. All ages and skill levels are welcome, as are other acoustic instruments. For more, go to www.turlockukejamz.org.

Ceres

HEALTH FAIR

When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Smyrna Park, Picnic Area 6, 2650 Fowler Road

Info: Free community health fair offering screenings, exhibits and resources. Activities for kids include bounce houses, face painting and games. For more, call Jose (209) 541-4102.

Sonora

FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE

When: Saturday, 2 p.m.

Where: Tuolumne County Library, Community Meeting Room, 480 Greenley Road

Info: Presentation of the G-rated computer-animated film "Wall-E." What if mankind had to leave Earth and somebody forgot to turn off the last robot? The year is 2700 and the sensitive robot is still spending his days doing what he was built to do, until the sleek new EVE lands on the planet searching for plant life. For more, call the library (209) 533-5507 or visit www.tuolcolib.org.

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