- TRI-TIP DINNER
When: Oct. 21, 3 to 7 p.m.
Where: Grace Lutheran School, 617 W. Orangeburg Ave.
Info: Meals are available for dine-in or takeout. Cost is $10 per person and $35 per family (serves 3-4). Advance ticket sales through Friday. Fund-raiser for the eighth-grade class trip to Washington, D.C. For more information, call 529-1800.
When: Saturday, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Sylvan Club House, 2445 Sylvan Ave.
Info: The Modesto Breakfast Lions and the Sylvan Club have come together to present an Italian dinner. Proceeds to benefit the many projects that aid the disadvantaged. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12. Takeout is available. For tickets, call 523-6865 or 523-5784. Tickets also can be purchased at the door.
When: Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Masonic Hall, 800 Rose Ave.
Info: Soroptimist International of Modesto will hold its 33rd annual Pancake Breakfast and Craft Fair. There also will be a bake sale. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children. Tickets can be purchased at the door. A canned food drive will be held to benefit those in need. Please bring one or more cans of food and receive one ticket per can for a grand prize drawing. The drawing will take place at the end of the event; you need not be present to win. Proceeds from this event fund annual Soroptimist scholarships and awards programs and help with donations to local charities.
When: Thursday, 11:30 a.m.
Where: 2220 Magnolia St.
Info: The public is invited to attend the Ceres Garden Club meeting at the Ceres City Council Chambers. The guest speaker is Alice Bos, of Westurf Nursery in Modesto. She will present information and tips on planting bulbs now for spring color. For information, call 541-3758 or e-mail email@example.com.Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 578-2330; fax 578-2207; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.