Around the Region (7/30/13)

July 29, 2013 



When: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 302 Las Flores Ave.

Info: The Commemorative Air Force Central California Valley Squadron is holding its fourth annual yard sale. Items include household goods, furniture, electronics, tools, clothing, books and many other treasures. For more information, call Mary at (209) 605-4313.


When: Saturday, 9:45 a.m.

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

Info: Modesto Detachment No. 019 Marine Corps League is holding a general meeting. It is open to Marine and Fleet Marine Force corpsmen veterans and requires DD-214 proof of service with an honorable discharge from the Marine Corps. Annual dues are $50. For more information, visit or call (209) 571-0102.


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

Where: PetSmart, 2100 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Westside Animals for Adoption event will feature a number of dogs including Mitzi, a Jack Russell terrier; Aida, a fun, 10-month-old rottweiler mix; and Sheba, a German shepherd-Queensland mix. The smaller dogs include Luna, a beagle-terrier mix. Willow the cat is also available. Call (209) 892-3114, or to see the animals, visit www.westsideanimalsforadoption.



When: Monday, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Ripon Library Community Room, 333 W. Main St.

Info: Attend part one of the two-part series of public outreach meetings for the 2014 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy. Listening sessions will provide:

• An overview of the plan ("What is the Regional Transportation Plan and How Does It Affect Me?")

• An interactive audience participation survey on attendees' priorities for transportation in San Joaquin County

• Information on what to expect at upcoming workshops where four possible regional scenarios will be discussed and evaluated

For more information, call (209) 235-0600.

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