What: Latino Emergency Council Meeting
When: Friday, 8:15 a.m.
Where: El Concilio Community Center, 1314 H St.
Info: The Latino Emergency Council will be holding its next morning to discuss Emergency Preparedness on a local level. Assistant to the Chief of Police Rick Armendariz will lead the discussion. For more information contact Dale Butler 209-613-1058.
What: Traveleers Travel Club
When: Fridays, 11 a.m.
Where: Denny's Restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Traveleers meet on Friday mornings at Denny's. Join the club and learn about exciting trips for the next year. A special day trip to create your own chocolate and a 3 day trip to Hearst Castle, Morro Bay cruise and Monterey are planned for November. For more information contact Ann Burkett at 209-529-5896.
What: Recovery International Meeting
When: Fridays, 7 p.m.
Where: Geneva Presbyterian Church, 1229 E. Fairmont Ave.
Info: Recovery International invites the public to its next meeting. Self-help training is offered in psychiatric aftercare. Weekly local groups, also Web-and telephone-based groups. For more information contact Dave at 209-247-2620 or visit www.recoveryinternational.org.
What: Delta Kappa Gamma Area XVII Conference
When: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Stanislaus County Office of Education, 1100 H St.
Info: DKG Area XVII Conference will be held at SCOE for members, those interested in joining, and guests. DKG promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. Continental breakfast, informative interest sessions, keynote speaker, vendors, entertainment and lunch. Registration is $20 before October 7 and $25 after that date. For more information call Gloria at 209-545-0883 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Wild West Jeans and Jewels Gala
When: Saturday, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Durrer Barn, 3500 Dunn Road
Info: The Society for disAbilities would like to invite the public to its Wild West Jeans and Jewels Gala at Durrer Barn. Proceeds from the gala go back to funding programs the society brings to disabled youth and adults. Tickets start at $100; sposnorships at $500 and the event is strictly 21 and over. To purchase tickets visit societyfordisabilities.org, space is limited and all ticket sales end Friday. For more information including sponsorship, tickets, donation of auction items or to volunteer call Carolyn Gomes, 209-524-3536 ext. 3505 or email email@example.com.
What: WAG Pet Appreciation Party
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Best Friends Pet Resort, 2631 Olive Ave.
Info: The Westside Animals for Adoption and Best Friends Pet Resort and Canine Academy host annual We Are Grateful party for adopters, customers, volunteers and the pet-loving community. There will be gifts, pet food, refreshments, information booths and adoptions. For more information call 209-892-3114.
50 YEARS AGO: It was announced that E & J Gallo Winery would offer long-term contracts, that guaranteed a minimum price, to growers who were willing to plant varietal grapes. It was the first time in the history of the wine industry that a grower-security package had been offered. Julio Gallo said the company would offer a 15-year contract to growers. The varities that were in demand were; French Columbard, Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc of the white grapes. For the red grape varieties, Ruby Cabernet and Barbera.