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Museum open Sunday

The Patterson Township Historical Society will open the Center Building on the Circle from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Patterson residents are invited to visit the museum.

Claude Delphia will be on hand between 1 and 3 p.m. to talk with people about copying their family photos.

The Patterson Township Historical Society welcomes anyone interested in the history of the area to join the group.

For information: 892-3301.

A hair-raising experience planned

Ashley Metzger is coordinating a hair-raising afternoon for her senior project, designed to help others in need.

Ashley will host haircutting from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday for Locks of Love, a nonprofit group that uses hair to make wigs for cancer patients. Hair can be permed or colored treated but not bleached; donors must have at least 10 inches of hair to cut.

Those interested in having their hair cut by stylist Maria Kilbride can stop by the Patterson High auditorium, 200 N. Seventh St.

Ashley is also captain of the PHS Senior ’09 Team for the May 2 and 3 American Cancer Society Relay For Life.

For information: 892-2446.

Library offers February programs

Wednesday: The Patterson Library will have a Key to My Heart craft in honor of Valentine’s Day at 3:30 p.m. Children will make a colorful necklace to keep or give away to a special valentine.

Feb. 17 to 21: During Teen Tech Week, staff will have a game to play in the library throughout the week and teens can win a best-selling book. The prizes are the winner’s choice of the books “Twilight,” “Eragon” or the first two volumes of “Naruto.”

Feb. 18: During Teen Game Night from 5:30 to 7 p.m., teens can stop by and enjoy pizza and board games. The library will also have a Nintendo Wii system and video games in recognition of Teen Tech Week.

For information: 892-6473.

Car seat safety day Feb. 14

“Buckle Up Your Valentine, Buckle Up Your Love” is the theme of the free Keep Baby Safe Car Seat checkup from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Parents can stop by the Patterson Family Pharmacy, 47 S. Del Puerto Ave., and get their children’s car seats checked for correct installation.

Nationally certified car-seat technicians will be on hand to inspect the car seats.

For information: 558-5656.

Blues music on tap in Newman

The Fresno-based band Deja Blues will be on stage Feb. 28 at the West Side Theatre, 13331 Main St., in Newman.

Deja Blues members have a combined musical history of more than 100 years. That band has played throughout the Central Valley for more than five years, performing a variety of blues with the motto, “Blues with all the Grooves.”

Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $18 for reserved seating.

For information: 862-4490, www.westsidetheatre.org or www.myspace.com/dejabluesmusic.
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