Around the Region (6/1/10)



When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Health Education Center, 1700 McHenry Ave.

Info: A symposium will be held to provide patients with the latest information in respiratory care. The event is free. For more information or to register, go to or call 523-0202.


When: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Where: Stanislaus County Library, 1500 I St.

Info: "American Life in Lincoln's Time" will feature period music performed by Ernie Bucio and the Gottshalk's Music band, a clothing demonstration by members of the American Civil War Association and a cooking demonstration by children's cookbook author Loretta Ichord. A free screening of the 1939 classic film on Lincoln's life, starring Henry Fonda, will follow at 2 p.m. For more information, call 558-7814 or go to


When: Camps begin June 14

Where: Modesto Junior College, 435 College Ave.

Info: Modesto Junior College will be offering summer tennis camps for youth at all levels of play. The coast is $75 a session. Family discounts are available. For more information, call Pat Wallace at 575-6269 or e-mail Milan Motroni at A printable registration form is available online at summertenniscamps.html.


When: June 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Ustach Middle School, 2701 Kodiak Drive

Info: St. Joseph's Catholic Church World Youth Day Pilgrims will hold a dodgeball tournament. Teams can register at St. Joseph's parish office or at Team registration fee is $10 per person. Individuals may register for $12 each and will be assigned to a team the day of the event. All proceeds help support our youth in attending World Youth Day in Spain in August 2011. For more information, call Jean 480-0117.



When: Saturday, 5 p.m.

Where: Old schoolhouse, Broadway and Cemetery Road

Info: A dinner benefitting the Northern Mariposa County History Center is planned. Pat Kaunert and Michael Needs, interpreting Mark Twain and Bret Harte, will join diners. There will be a performance after dinner. The cost is $25, or $15 for those who attend either dinner or the performance. For more information, call 878-3750 or visit

La Grange


When: Through June 11

Info: The Rebekah Lodge 323 will hold a rummage sale June 12-13. The Rebekahs are accepting donations of quality, desirable items. To donate, call Jeannie at the La Grange Mercantile at 853-2027.

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