When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Petco, 2021 Evergreen Ave.
Info: Kitty Haven Sanctuary will have healthy, vaccinated, spayed or neutered cats available for adoption. For more information, go to www.kittyhavenrescue.com.
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS MEETING
When: Thursday, 7 p.m.
Where: 2200 McHenry Ave., Suite C
Info: The Tea Party Patriots of Modesto will present Tori Hughes, candidate for Stanislaus County sheriff. Hughes will talk about her vision for the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department and take questions from the audience. All meetings are open to the public.
READING TUTORS NEEDED
Where: LearningQuest Stanislaus Literacy Center, 1032 11th St.
Info: Learning Quest Stanislaus Literacy Center is seeking volunteers with a passion for reading and writing to meet for a minimum of 90 minutes, twice a week, in a public location with students. The next training dates are Sept. 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a $10 cost for training materials. For more information or to register for the training, call (209) 558-4505.
MENTORS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Where: 893 Lander Ave.
Info: Turlock Family Network, a nonprofit child abuse prevention program, is in need of parent mentors and volunteers. Upcoming training days will start Sept. 17 and run every Tuesday through Nov. 12. Training sessions are from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call (209) 668-3363 or go to www.turlockfamilynetwork.com.
ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Denair High School, Lester Avenue
Info: Denair Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is accepting, free of charge, electronic waste. Accepted items include TVs, monitors, laptops, CPUs, CD/DVD players, printers, fax machines, copiers and scanners. All proceeds benefit the students of the Denair Unified School District. For more information, call Steve, (209) 656-8870.
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