COVE, the Center of Vision Enhancement, will host the Paws for a Cause Dog Walk and Run with check-in at 7 a.m. April 20 at Applegate Park. Start time is 8:30 a.m. There will be a 2-mile/5-mile walk and run with or without a dog. Entry fees range from $8 to $17, and proceeds go to support programs and services of COVE. Pre-registration ends Wednesday. Call (209) 722-8118, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.covemerced.org.