What: YARD SALE FUND-RAISER
When: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave.
Info: The women of Emanuel Lutheran Church will hold a giant yard sale. All proceeds will assist the churchs youth group. Lots of parking is available for attendees.
What: BUILD A TROOP NIGHT
When: Monday, 6 p.m.
Where: Centenary Methodist Church, 1911 Toyon Ave.
Info: The Girl Scouts Heart of Central California council will hold a Build a Troop Night. Girls in kindergarten through 12th grade and their parents are invited to attend and learn how to start a Girl Scout troop. For more information, contact Debbie Jackson at (209) 545-3620 or email@example.com.
What: UKULELE PLAY AND SINGALONG
When: Tuesdays, 5 p.m. beginners; 6 p.m. play along
Where: Telle Center Classrooms, behind Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road
Info: The public is invited to a ukulele play and singalong for all music enthusiasts. Music and ukuleles are available for loan. The event is free; donations are accepted. Its sponsored by Funstrummers ukulele band. For more information, call (209) 505-3216.
What: SUNSHINE CLUB MEETING
When: Monday, 2:30 p .m.
Where: AJs Cafe, 2800 Geer Road
Info: The Sunshine Club, a support group for men and women who have lost loved ones, will hold its monthly meeting, an opportunity to meet new friends who understand what suddenly being alone means. For more information, call (209) 632-3273.
When: Saturday, 3 to 7 p.m.
Where: Escalon Community Center, 1055 Escalon Bellota Road
Info: Presented by Escalon Sunrise Rotary Club, the Oktoberfest will feature sausage sampling, microbrews, wine tasting, a silent auction and raffle, music and dancing. Cost is $25 in advance, $30 at the door. For more information or to buy tickets, call Duane at (209) 838-7371, Ray at (209) 545-0295, or Andreas at (209) 470-0302.
What: DINNER-DANCE FUNDRAISER
When: Saturday, 5 p.m
Where: Denair Community Center, 3850 N. Gratton Road
Info: A dinner-dance fundraiser will benefit the Global Foundation for peroxisomal disorders, in memory of Diego and Adrian Alfaro. General admission is $40. For more information or to buy tickets, call (209) 535-8718 or go to www.diegoandadrian.com.
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