State

Around The Region

Modesto

YOUNG AT HEART WALK-A-THON

WHEN: Saturday, 7 a.m.

WHERE: East La Loma Park

INFO: The Healthy Aging Association, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help older Americans live longer, healthier, more independent lives, will hold its fourth annual Young at Heart Walk-A-Thon. There will be live music, refreshments, tai chi demonstrations, raffles, a fun walk and health information. For more information, call Kim Bache at 523-2800.

OMELET FUND-RAISER

WHEN: Sunday, 7 to 11 a.m.

WHERE: American Legion Hall, 1001 S. Santa Cruz Ave.

INFO: Modesto Post 74 of the American Legion will have an omelet breakfast fund-raiser. The breakfast will include: made-to-order omelets, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, country potatoes, juice and coffee. The cost is $7. Children under 7 are free. For more information, call 668-9710.

WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE

WHEN: May 21, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: DoubleTree Hotel, 1150 Ninth St.

INFO: The Women's Empowerment Group will hold its Women's Empowerment Conference. Guest speakers will talk about women's health, financial management, life experiences, women's resources, leadership, and career and family balance. Tickets are $25 at the Thoughtful Flower and Eve & Me. For more information, call 480-9818.

Hughson

BABY ANIMAL SHOWER

WHEN: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center, Fox Grove Fishing Access, 1220 Geer Road

INFO: The Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center, a nonprofit organization that rehabilitates orphaned, injured and sick California native wildlife, will hold its annual Baby Animal Shower. Educational information will be provided and a number of animals will be on display. There will be refreshments and children's activities. The event is free. For more information, call 883-9414.

Ripon

RELAY FOR LIFE

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.

WHERE: Ripon High School track, 301 N. Acacia Ave.

INFO: The Ripon Relay for Life will hold its relay event. There will be fund-raisers, food, drinks and games. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Turlock

SENIORS YARD SALE

WHEN: Saturday

WHERE: Senior Hall, 1191 Cahill St.

INFO: The Turlock Seniors will hold a yard sale benefiting Turlock Seniors activities. Donations of gently used clothes, toys or other items may be brought to the Senior Hall today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call Liz at 667-6975.

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.

  Comments