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DEMOCRATS MEETING

WHEN: Today, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Fuddruckers restaurant, 3848 McHenry Ave.

INFO: The Central Valley Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting. Guest speaker is Loren Holt, acting city manager for parks planning. Holt will speak about the Tuolumne River Regional Park project. For more information, e-mail CentralValleyDemocraticClub@gmail.com or call Patty Hughes at 869-5609.

FAMILY DAY AT THE FARM

WHEN: Saturday, 7:30 a.m.

WHERE: 10th Street, between H and I streets

INFO: The Certified Farmers Market at 10th Street is holding a Family Day, giving free pumpkin and corn seeds to children. Families will receive instructions on how to grow the seeds from the UC Cooperative Extension of Stanislaus County. For more information, call 892-3611.

DONATIONS NEEDED

WHEN: Through Aug. 1

INFO: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is holding a wine and cheese fund-raiser on Aug. 19 and is in need of silent auction and raffle items. Proceeds from donated items benefit LLS blood cancer research and patient services. For more information or to donate an item, call 402-4181.

Turlock

FATHER'S DAY BREAKFAST

WHEN: Sunday, 8 to 11 a.m.

WHERE: VFW Hall, 1405 E. Linwood Ave.

INFO: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary 5059 will hold a breakfast fund-raiser for Father's Day. The cost is $6. For more information, call 632-1100.

Newman

VENDORS NEEDED

WHEN: Deadline is Aug. 13

INFO: The Newman Fall Festival, held Sept. 3-5, is accepting vendor applications. Returning vendors will get the same location placement if applications are received by July 15. Booth costs range from $100-$350. For more information, call Debbie at 534-9939 or John at 678-0256.

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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