VOLUNTEER TAX ASSISTANCE
WHEN: Through April 14
INFO: Free income tax assistance is available at libraries in Oakdale, Riverbank and Waterford this year. Volunteers are trained and certified by the IRS. Priority will be given to low-income residents and senior citizens.
Tuesdays and Thursdays — 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Oakdale Library, 151 S. First Ave.
Wednesdays — 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Riverbank Library, 3442 Santa Fe St.
Tuesday, March 2 and April 13 — 3 to 5 p.m. at the Waterford Library, 324 E St.
For more information, contact the Oakdale Library at 847-4204, the Riverbank Library at 869-7008 or the Waterford Library at 874-2191.
ALLEY CAT WORKSHOP
WHEN: Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.
WHERE: PetSmart, 3900 Sisk Road
INFO: Join Alley Cat Guardians and visit their adoptable cats and kittens, and learn how to humanely control your neighborhood cat population using trap/neuter/return. Get details on the ACG's low-cost spay and neuter clinic. For more information, call 567-3570.
REPUBLICAN PARTY MEETING
WHEN: Monday, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Eichel Building, 118 W. Orangeburg Ave.
INFO: The Republican Party of Stanislaus County will hold a meeting featuring speaker Tom Changnon, Stanislaus County superintendent of schools. Changnon will talk about the new Boot Camp for high school students and other programs. The meeting will begin with a reception hosted by Steve Qualls, Central Valley regional public affairs manager for the California League of Cities, and will conclude with a business meeting. The public is invited. For more information, call 571-8118 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHEN: Monday, 6 to 10 p.m.
WHERE: Round Table Pizza, 3848 McHenry Ave.
INFO: The Chess Club meets every Monday evening. The club is for casual to serious players of all ages. Bring your own chess set or sets can be purchased at a nominal price. There are no dues, and free instruction is available. Round Table Pizza offers discounts on food and beverages to participants. For more information, call John Barnard at 450-6133 or 549-9353.
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