What: WASTE TIRE DISPOSAL EVENT
When: Monday through March 14
Where: Department of Environmental Resources, 3800 Cornucopia Way, Suite C
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Info: The Stanislaus County Department of Environmental Resources is holding a two-week waste tire disposal event. It is for residents of unincorporated areas – Empire, Salida, Keyes, Grayson, Hickman, La Grange, Knights Ferry, etc. Residents can go to the Department of Environmental Resources office and ask for vouchers to dispose of up to nine car or truck tires. No tractor tires will be accepted. Vouchers and tires may then be taken to your designated trash hauler for free disposal. One voucher per household will be available. For more information, call (209) 525-6756.
What: EAT BETTER, MOVE BETTER PROGRAM
When: Monday through March 23, 10:45 to 11:15 a.m.
Where: Waterford Community Center, 540 C St.
Info: The Healthy Aging Association, Area Agency on Aging and Howard Training Center will present the Eat Better, Move Better program. Any senior 60 or older is welcome to attend. The program is a free, short, interactive nutrition and physical activity session offered once a week for four weeks. Participants will earn rewards, win weekly prizes and qualify for a grand prize at the end of the program. For more information, call (209) 523-2800.
What: GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Where: American Legion Hall, 206 S. Stockton Ave.
Info: The Ripon Garden Club meeting will feature the program “Basic Camellia Growing,” presented by guest speakers Peter and Patricia Werner. For more information, call Anita Floyd at (209) 599-3359 or Michele Bartels at (209) 599-2675.
50 YEARS AGO: The College Avenue Investigating Committee voted 4-2 to widen College Avenue from 7 feet to 9 feet on its west side from Needham Street north to Coldwell Avenue. The six-member committee was appointed by the mayor to consider this option. The committee’s findings would then be sent to the City Council at its next meeting.