POKER FOR K-9s
WHEN: Saturday, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Modesto Centre Plaza, Stanislaus Room,
Tenth and K streets
INFO: A charity Texas Hold 'em Tournament benefiting the Greater California German Shepherd Rescue will be held. The buy-in is $40, with $20 unlimited rebuys for the first hour, plus an add-on. There will be a no-host bar, snacks, drawings and raffles. For more information, call 877-268-0255.
WHEN: Saturday, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Modesto Certified Farmers Market, 16th Street between H and I streets
INFO: The market will hold a food drive the last Saturday of the month to benefit The Salvation Army. Bins for canned goods will be available in the middle of the market. Vendors will donate fresh produce as well. For more information, call 605-8536.
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED
INFO: Volunteer drivers are needed to operate a seven-passenger van being assigned to the Veterans Affairs Sonora Medical Clinic. The van will bring veterans to the clinic from Tuolumne, Calaveras and Amador counties. Contact Scott at 925-449-6448 or Frank M. Smart at 536-0439 or 559-1908.
Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 578-2330; fax 578-2207; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.