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Around The Region (5/6/10)

Stanislaus County

POSTAL CARRIER FOOD DRIVE

WHEN: Saturday

INFO: Postal carriers will be collecting bags of nonperishable food for this year's Stamp Out Hunger drive. Residents should leave a bag with items next to their mailboxes. Donations will be taken to The Salvation Army for distribution. For more information, call Jan Neville at 345-6567.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

WHEN: Deadline is June 1

INFO: The Jack and Buena Foundation is offering children's scholarships for Camp Jack Hazard. Go to www.jackandbuenafoundation.org for the application and details.

Modesto

PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

WHEN: Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon

WHERE: Modesto Parent Participation Preschool, 1341 College Ave.

INFO: The Modesto Parent Participation Preschool will hold an open house. For more information, call 571-2161 or e-mail modestoppp@hotmail.com.

FAMILY CENTER BENEFIT BOWL

WHEN: May 22, noon, 2 or 4 p.m.

WHERE: McHenry Bowl, 3700 McHenry Ave.

INFO: The 10th annual benefit bowl will be held to support the Redwood Family Center. Participants put together a team, collect pledges and bowl. For more information, call Pam at 571-2695.

Oakdale

FAMILY FUN NIGHT

WHEN: Friday, 5 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Fair Oaks Elementary, 151 N. Lee

INFO: The Fair Oaks PTA will hold a Family Fun Night. There will be games, face painting, food and a silent auction. Proceeds will be used for school field trips, assemblies and school supplies. For information or to volunteer, call Heather at 845-9461.

Waterford

HERITAGE DAY

WHEN: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Downtown Waterford

INFO: The Waterford Lions Club will hold a Heritage Day featuring, crafts, food, petting zoo, art show, music and entertainment. A 5K run will start at 8 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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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