What: HERITAGE FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER
When: Saturday, 7:30-9 a.m.
Where: Applebee’s Restaurant, 3900 Sisk Road
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Info: The International Heritage Festival is holding a “flapjack fundraiser.” Tickets are $10 per person. Proceeds will benefit the 22nd annual festival. To purchase tickets, call (209) 526-5588. For more information, call (209) 521-3852.
What: DOG WALKER WATCH
When: Tuesday, July 22, 6 p.m.
Where: Modesto Dog Park, 601 W. Morris Ave.
Info: Informative meeting to show how to effectively observe and report crime while walking your dog. Pets are welcome. Free hot dogs while they last. For more information, call Rosie Garcia, (209) 572-9636, or Christy Beffa, (209) 572-9639.
What: CHRISTMAS IN JULY
When: Saturday, 9 a.m.
Where: Harvest Presbyterian Church, 1813 Moffet Road
Info: Operation Christmas Child has its annual kickoff to fill shoe boxes for children around the world. Volunteer applications will be available. There will be refreshments and a slide presentation of a trip to Rwanda, Africa, by Marlin Sena. For more information or to RSVP, call Chuck and Heidi Partlow, (209) 495-8066.
What: “RE” PURPOSEFUL CRAFTS
When: Saturday, 1 p.m.
Where: Salida Library, 4835 Sisk Road
Info: Teens and adults can take part in “Re” Purposeful Crafts. Participants will learn three ideas for turning something old into something new using cereal boxes, glass jars and books. They are encouraged to bring supplies of cereal boxes and glass jars if possible. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Salida Library. For more information, call (209) 543-7353.
40 YEARS AGO: The Modesto Racquet Club Aquatics team won its last four relay events to hold off the Chico Aqua Jets and the Sportsmen of Stanislaus. MRCA won the invitational event with a score of 2,046.5, 20 more points than Chico, while the S.O.S. team finished third with 1,188 points. The daylong invitational included 52 individual events and freestyle relays.