Around the Region (06/29/2013)

June 28, 2013 



When: July 8, Junior Art Camp; July 10, Science of Color

Where: Mistlin Art Gallery, 1015 J St.

Info: Cost is $40 for Junior Art Camp, for ages 9-12, and $20 for the one-day Science of Color class, for ages 10-17. Preregistration is required. Register online at or in person at the Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department, 1010 10th St., Suite 4400.


When: Today, 8 a.m. to noon

Where: Cornerstone Community Church of the Nazarene, 2200 Sunrise Ave.

Info: Community car wash to benefit veterans' service dog project. Cost is $5 per vehicle. Funds to be presented to the Fleet Reserve Association Ladies Auxiliary 197. For more information, call Peggy at (209) 572-1805.



When: Today, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Stanislaus County Fairground, 900 N. Broadway

Info: The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and Valley Clean Air Now are offering a vehicle emissions cleanup program that identifies and helps repair older, out- of-tune vehicles that harm the air quality throughout the San Joaquin Valley. Drivers who have had their car for at least six months will receive a free vehicle emissions test. If the vehicle doesn't pass the test but can be repaired, the driver will receive a voucher for up to $500 in emission-related repairs at a participating STAR-certified smog check station. In addition to the testing, there will be a car-care clinic and health and safety fair at the site, with educational booths sponsored by local nonprofit agencies. Attendees will also enjoy free food and music starting at 9 a.m., while supplies last.



When: Today, 4 p.m.

Where: Diamond Bar Arena, 6055 Central Ave.

Info: Second Chances of California presents the first Cowboy Polo Tournament. Cost is $80 per four-person team and includes a barbecue. All proceeds benefit Second Chances California and the Children's Crisis Center of Stanislaus County. For more or to register, call (209) 988-0377 or email

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