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Around the region (3/26/10)

Modesto

VFW MEMORIAL DEDICATION

When: Saturday, 10 a.m.

Where: 2801 W. Hatch Road

Info: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3199 will hold a 75th Anniversary Memorial Dedication. There will be a raffle and barbecue rib lunch for a $5 donation. For more information, call 537-3360.

ALLEY CAT GUARDIANS OPEN HOUSE

When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 1430 Carpenter Lane, Suite B

Info: The Alley Cat Guardians will hold an open house to celebrate its 1,000th cat fixed milestone. There will be games, prizes, cat and kitten adoptions and tours. For more information, go to www.alleycatguardians.org.

INTERNATIONAL DINNER

When: Saturday, 6 p.m.

Where: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave.

Info: The Modesto Junior College International Club will hold its annual International Dinner. The students will prepare recipes from around the world and festivities will include singing, dancing and other entertainment. Cultural artifacts from the students' home countries will also be on display. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 10 years old. For more information on the dinner or on the International Student Program, contact Barbara St. Urbain at 575-6012.

Denair

E-WASTE RECYCLING

When: Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Denair High School, 3431 Lester Road

Info: The Denair Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is accepting free of charge electronic waste. Accepted items include TVs, monitors, laptops, CPUs, CD/DVD players, printers, fax machines, copiers and scanners. All proceeds benefit the students of the Denair Unified School District. For more information, call Steve at 656-8870.

Sonora

VIETNAM VETERANS PARADE

When: Sunday, 1 p.m.

Info: The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 391 will hold a parade of Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans. Jon Cavaiani, a Medal of Honor recipient, former POW from Vietnam and a chapter member, will be the grand marshal. For more information, go to www.vietnamveterans391.org.

Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call 578-2330; fax 578-2207; or e-mail region@modbee.com.

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