CUT-A-THON: Adrian's Beauty College will host its third haircutting event Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with proceeds going to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The event will be held at 124 Floyd Ave.. Haircuts are $7. There also will be fingerprinting, activities for children, food, and raffles. For more information, call the beauty college at 526-2040 or 632-2233.
BUY A BRICK: The Modesto Lions Club is joining with the city and community to develop the park at Morris and Virginia avenues along the Virginia Corridor. To help raise money to finish the park, the club is selling personalized bricks for $50 each. The bricks will be placed in the park's walkway. To order a brick, call 527-3190.
WHEELCHAIRS NEEDED: The Society for Handicapped Children and Adults is seeking wheelchairs, shower benches and walkers with seats. Donations can be dropped off at 1129 Eighth St. For details, call 524-3536 or log on to www.societyforhandicapped.org.
BENCH DEDICATION: Modesto High School will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a historic bench restored by the senior class that has been on the H Street campus since at least 1921. The ceremony will take place Monday at 3 p.m. in the school's courtyard at 18 H St. Modesto High seniors spent more than $8,500 to restore the bench. Julio Hallack, a local specialty concrete contractor, donated materials and expertise, saving the seniors about $20,000.
CAMP SIGN-UPS: The Recreation Department is hosting a nine-week Summer Adventure Camp for ages 5 to 11. Campers will explore, tour, create, play and swim their way into fun this summer. Parents have an all-day option of 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for $120 per week per camper, or a half-day option of 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $65 per week per camper. A 15 percent discount will be given to families registering two or more children. Campers will be supervised by trained and certified staff. Parents can choose from the following themed weeks of camp: Sports Adventure (June 9-13), Animal Adventure (June 16-20), Science Adventure (June 23-27), Everyday is a Holiday Adventure (June 30-July 3), Theater & Art Adventure (July 7-11), Historical Heroes Adventure(July 14-18), Cultural Adventure (July 21-25), Community Appreciation Adventure (July 28-Aug. 1) and Cartoon Adventure (Aug. 4-8). Space is limited to 30 campers, so early registration is suggested. To register log onto www.ci.ceres.ca.us and click on the logo with the animated soccer ball, or go to the Recreation Department office at 2720 Second St. For more information, call 538-5782.
NEW GARDEN CLUB TO START: Sign-ups for the new Hughson Garden Club will be in front of the Hughson Historical Society at the 20th Hughson Fruit and Nut Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Monthly meetings will be on the fourth Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Historical Society Museum on Hughson Street. For more information, call Jean Henley at 883-2483 or Jane Parks at 537-1301.
CAMPS, CLASSES AND MORE: The city is taking registrations for swim lessons, Outdoor Adventure Camp, Science Camp, Skyhawks basketball, Skyhawks soccer, Karate Camp, Tadpoles in Training and more. For more information and dates, call the Recreation Department at 869-7010. Also, a bus trip is planned to Black Oak Casino on June 12. A Storer bus will leave the Riverbank Community Center, 3600 Santa Fe St., at 10 a.m. and return by 5 p.m. The cost of the trip is $16 and a minimum must be met. Participants will get a coupon book upon arrival. Register at 6707 Third St. in the recreation office. The deadline for this trip is June 1. For more information, call 869-7124.
INDIAN MARKET: Join the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians at the sixth annual Indian Market on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to dusk. The event will be held at Heritage Park, eight miles east of Sonora at 19400 Tuolumne Road North, across from Black Oak Casino. The event will feature sales and demonstrations by California American Indian artisans.
CONCERT AND ANTIQUES: The Concert in the Park, held in Crane Park at noon Saturday, is planned in conjunction with the Centennial History Stroll through downtown. The Turlock Historical Museum, on South Center Street, will be open and offering docent-led tours throughout the day. Main Street Antiques and the Turlock downtown will be hosting an Antiques Street Faire from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the corner of East Main and Center streets. You can shop for classic antiques at the free event, as well as vintage collectibles from local dealers. The Hilmar Community Band, which performs about 10 concerts a year and is a school music booster, will play at the concert. The band, which rehearses Saturday mornings at Hilmar High School, is open to all musicians.
FAMILY FITNESS TIPS: Turlock Head Start children and parents learn fitness tips with the California State University, Stanislaus, varsity basketball team today from 10 a.m. to noon at Pergola Meadows on the CSUS campus near the student dormitories. The track field will be transformed into sport stations for activities such as dodgeball, soccer and kickball.
CAREER FAIR: The University of Phoenix and the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce will hold a career fair for students and the community to meet with local employers, network with business professionals and conduct on-site interviews. Students and members of the community are encouraged to dress in business attire and bring their résumé. The event will be held Wednesday at the University of Phoenix, Lathrop Learning Center, 1700 S. Harlan Road. For more information or to register for the event, contact Susan Frederick at 858-6900.
COMMUNITY CLASSES: The Parks and Community Services Department will offer soy candle making classes starting in June. The class is open to ages 12 and older. The class costs $20 and includes all supplies. Parks and Community Services will continue to offer One Stroke Painting and Beyond workshops on various dates throughout the year. Cost is $20 for the workshop and $10 for supplies, if needed. For more information on either class, call 385-6298 or log onto www.cityofmerced.org. Register at Parks and Community Services, 690 W. 16th St.
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