What: Korean War Veterans meeting
When: Monday, 1 to 2 p.m.
Where: Stanislaus Veterans Center, 3500 Coffee Road
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Info: The Korean War Veterans Post 316 will hold its monthly meeting. Korean War veterans, Korean Defense Forces who served in Korea and their widows, are invited to attend. For more information, call Ernest Lewis 209-523-7387.
What: American Red Cross blood drive
When: Through June 15
Where: Various locations
Info: The American Red Cross is seeking the public’s help in maintaining its blood supply. Visit the following locations: Christian Reformed Church, 2203 California Street, Escalon, June 13, 1 to 7 p.m.; Manteca Blood Donation Center, 1030 N. Main St.; Modesto Blood Donation Center, 1900 W. Orangeburg Ave.; Turlock Blood Donation Center, 655 E. Hawkeye; and Sonora Blood Donation Center, 850 Sanguinetti Road. To find other locations and times, or for more information, download the American Red Cross blood donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
What: Livingston Certified Farmers Market and Street Fair
When: June 8 through Oct. 26, 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Livingston, Main Street
Info: The city of Livingston will host its first Certified Farmers Market and Street Fair every Thursday. There will be local produce, entertainment, merchandise, crafts, food vendors, informational booths and a kids zone. There also are vendor spaces still available at $20 per week or $60 per month and all food vendors must get proper permits. For more information or to obtain a space, call the market manager at 209-720-8790 or the recreation office at 209-394-8830, or visit city’s website atwww.livingstoncity.com.
What: Ironstone Music Series: Toby Keith
When: June 9, 8 p.m.
Where: Ironstone Vineyards, 1894 6 Mile Road
Info: The Ironstone Music Series presents country music artist Toby Keith in concert. Keith is on his “Interstates and Tailgates” Tour and will feature new music. Tickets start at $115 and buffet dinner tickets start at $65. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit ironstoneamphitheatre.net.
What: Sunshine Club weekly luncheon
When: Monday, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Olive Garden restaurant, 2749 Countryside Drive
Info: The Sunshine Club is a support group for both men and women who have lost loved ones. Meet new friends who understand what suddenly being alone really means. For the month of June, the group meets at Olive Garden restaurant in Turlock every Monday for a no-host lunch. For more information, contact Darlene, 209-668-6792.
What: Summer Dance Classes
When: Through June 29
Where: Center for Urban Performance and Service, 950 Columbia St.
Info: The Center for Urban Performance and Service will be hosting a four-week summer dance and music intensive this summer with a variety of classes by professional artists. Starting with Musical Theatre week, the second week, Resonate, focuses on urban styles of dance such as hip-hop, and weeks 3 and 4 will focus on ballet, jazz and more. Dancers of all ages and levels are welcome to attend these master classes with some of the. A Summer Fest will be held Thursday, June 29, at Turlock Community Theatre, exhibiting the various dances that were learned over summer. Housing is available on site for out-of-town guests for an extra cost. To register or receive a brochure, call 209-667-9020 or visit www.westsideministriesturlock.com.
100 YEARS AGO: The Moss Rose parlor had a special sale on brick ice cream for Saturday and Sunday. The parlor offered vanilla, strawberry and burnt almond as the flavors they offered. A pint was 25 cents and a quart was $50 cents. Home delivery was available. The location of the parlor was 907 10th St., or you could call the parlor at M 1345.