What: PET ADOPTIONS
When: Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.
Where: Petco, 2021 Evergreen Ave.
Info: A Pupz N Palz adoption event will feature 16 puppies looking for homes. Adult dogs and cats also will be available. Visit www.facebook.com/pages/Pupz-N-Palz-Rescue/169128339807041 for a complete list of available adoptable dogs. For more information, call (209) 480-8662.
What: GREEN BUILDINGS EXPO
When: Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Modesto Centre Plaza, 1000 L St.
Info: The Central Valley Facilities/Managing Green Buildings Expo and Conference will feature seminars and workshops regarding the latest products and services in the green building industry. It is a free event. For more information, call Cygnus Expositions at (800) 827-8009 or visit www.facilitiesexpo.com.
What: GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Oakdale City Annex, 250 E. E St.
Info: The meeting of the Oakdale Garden Club will feature guest speaker Lee Miller, horticulturalist, who will speak on slipping and propagating new plants. A potting workshop will follow the meeting. The public is welcome. For more information, call (209) 848-8746.
What: NATURALIZATION AND CITIZENSHIP SERVICE
When: March 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Catholic Charities Diocese of Stockton, 1122 N. El Dorado St.
Info: Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services of the Diocese of Stockton will offer free screening for all green card holders who wish to apply for citizenship. For more information, call (209) 444-5910.
What: AUDUBON SOCIETY MEETING
When: Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Where: Tuolumne County Library, Community Room, 480 Greenley Road
Info: The Central Sierra Audubon Society meeting will feature the program “No Birdbrains Here: The Latest on Bird Learning, Instinct and Intelligence,” presented by Susan Schneider, visiting professor at the University of the Pacific. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (209) 532-1106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
50 YEARS AGO: The trustees of the Ceres Union High School District announced they would be purchasing land to install tennis courts for the high school. The school agreed to buy the house and 55- by 80-foot lot at 2306 Third St. from C.R. Camron for $12,000. The school also was negotiating for the house and 57- by 80-foot lot of Irving Williams at 2302 Third St.