SPAGHETTI DINNER FUND-RAISER
WHEN: Today, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Petersen Event Center, 720 12th St.
INFO: The John F. Kennedy School is hosting its annual spaghetti dinner. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Proceeds will go toward developing a sensory room and purchasing uniforms and supplies for the JFK Special Olympics. For more information, e-mail John Worsham at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 652-1453 or 765-0634.
MARDI GRAS FUND-RAISER
WHEN: Today, 5 to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Teamsters Union Hall, 1222 I St.
INFO: The Enslen Parent-Teacher Club will host a Mardi Gras Fund-Raiser benefiting the art and science programs at Enslen Elementary School. There will be Cajun food, auctions and games. The cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple. For more information or to buy tickets, call 576-4701.
BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION
WHEN: Sunday, 3 to 6 p.m.
WHERE: McHenry Museum, 1402 I St.
INFO: The Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department, Project Uplift, West Modesto King-Kennedy Neighborhood Collaborative, NAACP, King-Kennedy Board of Directors, Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity Inc. and FLJ Productions will present a "Celebration of Black History: The African-American Mosaic." There will be youth performances, readings, displays of African-American memorabilia and exhibit of artwork from local African-American families. Judge Dawna Frenchie Reeves, the first African-American judge in Stanislaus County, will be the guest speaker. For more information, call 882-1479 or 341-2950.
FASHION SHOW & LUNCHEON
WHEN: Today, noon
WHERE: Ceres Community Center, 2701 Fourth St.
INFO: The Ceres Garden Club will hold its annual salad luncheon and fashion show. This year's theme is "Countries Around the World." Tickets are $15. For tickets call, Shirley at 537-5643 or Colleen at 537-3246.
WHEN: Today, noon to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Calvary Baptist Church, 700 E. Monte Vista Ave.
INFO: Turlock Christian High School will hold a tri-tip sandwich drive-thru fund-raiser. There will be barbecued tri-tip, chicken and linguiça sandwiches. The cost is $5. Chips and drinks will be available for $1. Proceeds benefit the Turlock Christian High School Senior Trip.
WHEN: Monday, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 1405 E. Linwood Ave.
INFO: VFW Post 5059 will hold a medical clinic. People already in the Veterans Affairs medical system may drop in for a checkup. Veterans who are not in the system need to bring their discharge papers (DD214), and people will be on hand to help them apply for benefits. For more information, call Joe Madden at 914-4764.
REBEKAH LODGE BREAKFAST
WHEN: Sunday, 7 to 11 a.m.
WHERE: IOOF Hall, Main Street
INFO: The La Grange Rebekah Lodge 323 will hold a Heart Breakfast in celebration of Valentine's Day month and in the interest of healthy hearts. Proceeds from the breakfast will be shared with the American Heart Association. Breakfast is a ham-and-cheese omelet, pancakes, biscuits and gravy with coffee and juice. The cost is $6. For more information, call Jeannie Elsberry at 853-2027 or Chris Stevenson at 853-2128.
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