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07/28/2014 4:48 PM
What: RUMMAGE SALE
When: Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1528 Oakdale Road
Info: Regional rummage sale hosted by St. Paul’s, Christ the King, Potter’s House, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and TOPS. For more information, call Mary Kinnaman at (209) 526-0146.
What: COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE YARD SALE
When: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Modesto Airport, Hangar 1-S, 700 Tioga Drive
Info: Commemorative Air Force, a local nonprofit organization, will hold its one-day huge annual yard sale. There will be furniture, TVs, appliances, home décor, clothing and many other items.
What: SENIOR LEMONADE DAY
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Standiford Place, 3420 Shawnee Drive
Info: Residents will run a lemonade stand, reflecting on the experience of the “Greatest Generation” in entrepreneurship, planning, implementing and operating businesses. Proceeds will benefit the Healthy Aging Association’s Young at Heart program. For more information, call (209) 521-7000.
What: KIDFIT EVENT
When: Saturday, 1 to 2 p.m.
Where: Get Fit Modesto, 2801 McHenry Ave.
Info: Get Fit Modesto is partnering with Dr. Lisa Hunt of Valley Wellness Center and her son David Hunt to host a KIDfit event for children in kindergarten to sixth grade. Children will participate in obstacle courses and learn about food and nutrition. The event is free, and children should bring water and wear athletic clothes and shoes. For more information, call Tara Crenshaw at (209) 345-7202.
What: T-BIRD CLUB MEETING
When: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Sweet River Bar and Grill, 2600 Geer Road
Info: The Modesto Area Classic T-Bird Club is holding its August business meeting. Jim and Judy Lyon will be the hosts, and members are welcome to place no-host orders from the menu. The club welcomes individuals who own or are interested in the preservation of 1955, ’56 or ’57 Thunderbirds. For more information, call Pat Mason at (209) 538-1130, or visit www.modestoareaclassictbirdclub.org.
25 YEARS AGO: Twenty-five acres of orchards were being prepped for 84 homes in Oakdale’s bottom land along River Road. The Stanislaus County Local Agency Formation Commission had approved the annexation of 61 acres, with 25 of it slated for the subdivision. Oakdale’s City Council had to hold a protest meeting for residents to speak in favor of or against the project. For the project to be approved, fewer than 25 percent of residents could disapprove. If 25 percent to 50 percent disapproved, it would go to an election. And if more than 50 percent of all residents disapproved, the project would automatically be killed.
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