What: SANDY HOOK MEMORIAL VIGIL
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Dennys restaurant, 110 McHenry Ave.
Info: Vigil sponsored by the Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence. Meet in the Dennys parking lot and bring candles and signs. To RSVP or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: PET ADOPTION
When: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: PetSmart, 3900 Sisk Road
Info: The Humane Society of Stanislaus County is having an adoption event. Cats, kittens, dogs and puppies will be available. Adoption fees start at $25.
What: COATS AND COOKIES GIVEAWAY
When: Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Family Support Network of Oak Valley Hospital District, 1405 W. F St., Suite A
Info: The Family Support Network will be giving away gently used coats for all ages. There will be a drawing for grocery store gift cards. In addition to a coat, one will receive a homemade cookie and other treats. For more information, call (209) 531-7807.
What: LEGO EVENT
When: Thursday, 3 p.m.
Where: Ceres Library, 2250 Magnolia Ave.
Info: Children will build LEGO displays for the library. This event is for ages 4-12 to help develop fine motor skills. Children under 4 may participate with direct adult supervision. For more information, call Susan Lilly at (209) 558-4813.
What: WREATH PLACEMENT CEREMONY
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.
Where: Park View Cemetery, 3661 French Camp Road
Info: Prestige Senior Living and Park Lawn Cemetery will present a wreath ceremony in conjunction with Wreaths Across America, the goal of which is to honor every veterans resting place with a wreath. To RSVP or for more information, call (209) 239-4531.
What: AAUW HOME TOUR
When: Saturday, Noon to 4 p.m.
Where: Columbia Elementary School, 22540 Parrotts Ferry Road
Info: The Sonora branch of the American Association of University Womens 47th annual home tour will feature a tour of four homes, including Curtin Mansion. Parking at the houses is prohibited; a shuttle bus from Columbia Elementary School is provided. A Christmas boutique at the Church of the 49ers will run concurrently. For more information, call (209) 536-0270.
What: FAMILY GAME NIGHT
When: Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Newman Library, 1305 Kern St.
Info: The library will hold a family game night with board games and card games. For more information, call (209) 862-2010.
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