What: STANISLAUS HEART WALK
When: Saturday, 8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. walk
Where: Modesto Junior College East Campus, 435 College Ave.
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Info: The 2014 Stanislaus Heart Walk, sponsored by the American Heart Association, celebrates those who have made lifestyle changes and encourages many more to take the pledge to live healthier lifestyles. The Heart Walk also raises money for life-saving research and initiatives in our community. The event is free; however, walkers are eligible for a Heart Walk T-shirt once they have raised a minimum of $100 in donations. For more information, call Heart Walk Director Katie Malone at (209) 477-2683.
What: CANDIDATE FORUM
When: Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Turlock City Hall, council chamber, 156 S. Broadway
Info: The Stanislaus County League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum featuring Turlock City Council and mayoral candidates. The event is free and open to the public.
What: COFFEE WITH A COP
When: Today, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
Where: Supermoms Frozen Yogurt & More, 2531 E. Whitmore Ave.
Info: The “Coffee with a Cop” event is designed to facilitate community members joining law enforcement in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee. Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions, share concerns, learn more about the Ceres Police Department’s work and get to know officers. For more information, contact Acting Chief Brent Smith at (209) 538-5721 or Brent.firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Where: American Legion Hall, 206 Stockton Ave.
Info: The monthly meeting of the Ripon Garden Club will feature the program “Growing Onions” with guest speaker Don Goudeau.
What: RUMMAGE SALE
When: Oct. 1-2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Delhi Community Presbyterian Church, 15917 El Capitan Way
Info: The Delhi Community Presbyterian Church fundraiser will help send children and youths to summer church camp. For more information, call the church office at (209) 667-8746.
50 YEARS AGO: The Stanislaus County Parks Commission issued two revisions to the county duck blind ordinance. The first stated that a hunter could not put up a duck blind within 200 yards of one that was already established, unless they had approval from the owner. The second stated that a hunter could shoot fowl from a boat without paying a $25 duck blind permit fee, provided he or she removed the boat from the water at the end of the day.