What: Carnival Food Fundraiser
When: Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m.
Where: Stanislaus Veterans Center, 3500 Coffee Road
Info: Veterans Foundation of Stanislaus County holds Fourth Friday of the month carnival food fundraisers. Visitors can order from a menu of various carnival food staples like food on a stick, deep fried foods and desserts. Free to enter, purchase on food items. For more information call 209-343-6292.
What: Parent Resource Center open house
When: Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Downtown office, 811 Fifth St., and Airport Neighborhood office, 530 S. Santa Cruz Ave.
Info: Part of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Attendees can watch a dove release and learn about the importance of positive parent-child interactions.
What: Recovery International Meeting
When: Fridays, 7 p.m.
Where: Geneva Presbyterian Church, 1229 E. Fairmont Ave.
Info: Self-help training is offered in psychiatric aftercare. Weekly local groups; also Web-and telephone-based groups. For more information contact Dave at 209-247-2620 or visit www.recoveryinternational.org.
What: 6 Cups to College Mentoring Program
When: Tuesday, May 22, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Stanislaus County Office of Education, 1100 H St.
Info: SCOE seeks mentors for this program that pairs community members with high school students. Matched by gender, and when possible, by college major/career interest. Orientations in the Patterson Room. For more information call 209-238-1717 or visit www.stancoe.org/6Cups.
What: District 6 Dairy Princess Crown
When: Deadline: Friday, May 11
Info: The local dairy industry is accepting applications from young women wishing to compete. The winner will represent the dairy industry as a spokeswoman and representative. Qualifications can be found on the application, at californiadairypressroom.com/ca-dairy-princesses. For more information call Linda Teixeira 209-634-4500 or 209-402-8305 or CMAB office at email@example.com or 209-484-0690.
What: Landscape Lecture
When: Sunday, 2 p.m.
Where: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway
Info: Landscape designer Lee Harris will share his perspectives on California's unique contribution to residential landscape design and how it influences the way we live. The lecture is free. For more information call 209-632-5761 or visit carnegieartsturlock.org.
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