What: SENIOR SINGLES BREAKFAST
When: Saturday, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Perko’s Cafe, 3848 McHenry Ave.
Info: Valley Super Singles holds its Saturday morning breakfast. All seniors, 50 or older, are welcome. For more information, call Billie at (209) 575-1290.
What: RIVER CLEANUP
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Tuolumne River, under Highway 99
Info: Operation 9-2-99, a monthly volunteer effort to clean up the Tuolumne River, is in need of volunteers to remove garbage and debris from the south bank of the Tuolumne River. Volunteers should bring gloves and drinking water and wear sturdy shoes. All other cleanup supplies will be provided. A liability form must be signed, and volunteers under 18 need a parent signature. Project details, dates, the liability form and a map to the cleanup location can be found at http://bit.ly/1aYb2ja, or interested parties may email Chris Guptill at email@example.com.
What: DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING
When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Where: El Rosal Restaurant, 3401 W. Monte Vista Ave.
Info: The Turlock Democratic Club meeting will feature Katherine Borges, who will give a presentation on DNA and genealogy. Dinner and a social hour precede the meeting. The event is free and open to the public. The club meets the second Wednesday of each month. For more information, call Joe Souza at (209) 485-3522.
What: BOOK SALE
When: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Gene Bianchi Community Center, 110 S. Second St.
Info: The Friends of the Oakdale Library book sale features all genres of books. All proceeds benefit Oakdale Library programs and activities. For more information, call the Oakdale library at (209) 847-4204.
What: PROSE AND POETRY READING
When: Sunday, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Livingston Historical Museum, 604 Main St.
Info: Local author Leona Koehn Nichols will read excerpts from “Other Loves All Flee.” The presentation will be in prose and poetry. The event is free and open to the public.
25 YEARS AGO: The Ripon City Council was considering a $2 monthly increase on garbage collection. The council resolution for the fee increases would mean a $10.50-a-month increase on a single can.