GOT MILK? MILK MUSTACHE MOBILE TOUR
WHEN: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: The Fruit Yard Restaurant, 7948 Yosemite Blvd.
INFO: From March to September, the national "Got Milk?"
Milk Mustache Mobile Drink Well, Live Well Tour is traveling coast-to-coast. The tour will be cruising through Modesto and co-hosting a free event with Foster Farms Dairy, the makers of Crystal Dairy products. Residents can visit the event to experience free, interactive activities including health assessments from a registered dietitian, ice cream and smoothie samples, five-minute chair massages and souvenir milk mustache photos. Attendees also can have a chance to win a healthy meal from a personal chef and a year's supply of milk.
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SUMMER READING CLUB: THE MAGIC OF READING
WHEN: Saturday, noon to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Modesto Library, 1500 I St., downstairs auditorium
INFO: Be creative at your library with the Children's Summer Reading Club. The special performance for June is "The Magic of Reading." Magician Shawn Durham encourages children to read through his show filled with magic, illusions and laughs. Free same-day tickets will be available one hour before each show. For more information, call 558-7810 or visit the library's information desk.
SWIMMING POOL IS OPEN
WHEN: Through the summer
WHERE: The Salvation Army Red Shield Community Center, 1649 Las Vegas St.
INFO: Two swim sessions per day; pool opens at 1 p.m. Cost is $1 for all day. Swim lessons are $35, membership required. For more information, call 538-7111.
DOWNTOWN MERCED SUMMERFEST
WHEN: Today through Aug. 20, 5 to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Main and Canal streets, and Bob Hart Square
INFO: The street fair, food festival and fun-a-thon will feature artisans, crafts, farm-fresh produce, music, food booths and kids' stuff. The rhythm and blues band Juke Joint Jokers will be performing at Bob Hart Square from 5 to 7 p.m. A jazz band will be playing at Fernando's Bistro from 7 to 9 p.m. Other SummerFest activities include Guitar Hero competitions, Nintendo Wii games, bounce houses, face painting. Sponsored by the city of Merced, the event will run Thursdays through Aug. 20, skipping July 2 and July 23 (Fair Week). For more information, go to www.mymerced.com/mp_mercedsummerfest. html or call Maria Mendoza at 385-6827.
Patterson and Gustine
FESTA DO DIVINO ESPIRITO SANTO
WHEN: Saturday through Monday
INFO: Presented by the Patterson Festa do Divino Espirito Santo, Celebration of the Holy Spirit
- Saturday, 11 a.m. Bodo de Leite procession followed by lunch at FDES Hall, 501 Ward Ave., Patterson.
- Sunday, 9:30 a.m., parade of the queens followed by lunch at the hall. An auction at 2 p.m. will be held both days.
- Both nights, 8:30 p.m. dance with music by the band Sem Duvida; 10 p.m. there will be the presentation of the queens.
- Monday, bullfights, 8 p.m., Bella Vista Park, Gustine, $30.
Turlock and Patterson
CHILD SAFETY SEAT HELP
WHEN: Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Turlock Fire Department Station 1, 540 E. Marshall St.
WHEN: Saturday, 8 to 11 a.m.
WHERE: Next to Patterson Aquatic Center, 1025 W. Las Palmas Ave.
INFO: The Modesto Police Department will combine efforts with personnel from other Stanislaus County law enforcement and fire agencies to conduct free child safety seat checks. Anyone who is unable to attend but would like to have a free child safety seat check may schedule an appointment by contacting the Modesto Police Department at 572-9500.
CHILD SAFETY SEAT HELP
WHEN: Saturday, June 20, 8 to 11 a.m.
WHERE: Adjacent to Patterson Aquatic Center, 1025 W. Las Palmas
INFO: In an ongoing effort to ensure the children of Stanislaus County are being transported appropriately and safely in child safety seats, the Modesto Police Department will combine efforts with personnel from other Stanislaus County law enforcement and fire agencies to conduct free child safety seat checks. Based on surveys and studies conducted throughout Stanislaus County, it is estimated that over 90 percent of child safety seats are installed or used incorrectly. Anyone who is unable to attend but would like to have a free child safety seat check may schedule an appointment by contacting the Modesto Police Department at 572-9500.
REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY OF STANISLAUS COUNTY
WHEN: Today, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Sweet River Grill, 2600 Geer Road
INFO: Assemblyman Bill Berryhill, R-Ceres, will address the group's bylaw revision. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m. For more information, call Susan Dignan at 545-0956.
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