WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Bonaventure Hall, 505 M St.
DETAILS: The Patterson Lions Club and Sacred Heart Catholic School will co-host a fish fry meal that includes a baked potato or fries, bread and salad. Tickets are available at the door, from any Patterson Lions Club member or Sacred Heart Catholic School parent.
COST: $12 for adults, $6 for children younger than 12
INFO: Sacred Heart School, 892-3544
Saturday, March 22 Legion Auxiliary hosts luncheon WHEN: 11 a.m.
WHERE: Patterson High School Cafeteria, 200 N. Seventh St.
DETAILS: The Elijah B. Hayes Post No. 168 American Legion Auxiliary will host a Saturday luncheon to raise money to send a high school teen to Girls State this year. One high school junior will be chosen to attend a week of leadership and government workshops through the Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. Donation drawings will also take place for prizes.
COST: $12 per person
INFO: Janie Quiroba, 581-5423
Y.E.S. auditions for Peter Pan WHEN: 12 noon
WHERE: Westside Theatre, 2331 Main St., Newman
DETAILS: Youth Entertainment Stage Company, also known as Y.E.S. Company, is seeking Stanislaus County residents in grades seventh to 12th to be actors, singers, dancers and crew for the upcoming production of “Peter Pan” to be performed at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto. No experience or preparation is necessary. Audition materials will be provided. Other audition dates and times will take place until the end of March.
INFO: www.yescompnay.org or Stanislaus County Office of Education Melanee Wyatt, Y.E.S. founder, 238-6850
Hispanic Education Conference WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Modesto Junior College Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center, 435 College Ave., Modesto
DETAILS: MJC hosts the 30th Annual Hispanic Education Conference, a free session to expose Hispanic high school students to higher education, a variety of occupations, and to motivate the youth to aspire to a successful academic life and career preparation. The theme for this year’s conference is “30 Years of Excellence! Educating Future Leaders.” Students will attend career workshops presented by Hispanic professionals, including workshops on CSU admission requirements; MJC admissions; how to prepare and deliver a speech without stress; politics-community-family; staying out of gangs and staying in school, and careers in K-12 education. Registration form can be downloaded from the website www.mjc.edu/HEC
INFO: Claudia Ramirez in the MJC Career Development and Transfer Center, firstname.lastname@example.org or 209-575-6698
Tuesday, March 25 Senior Citizen Prom on tap WHEN: 5:30 to 8 p.m.
WHERE:: Hammon Senior Center, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave.,
DETAILS: The Patterson 50-Plus Club invites local residents to kick up their heels at the “Back to the Fabulous Fifties” Senior Prom. Organizers say 50s attire is suggested but not required. The evening will feature music, dancing, dinner, games, movies and more.
INFO: Hammon Senior Center, 895-8180
Thursday, March 27 Patterson Garden Club’s March meeting
WHEN: 9 a.m.
WHERE: Las Palmas Mobile Estates Clubhouse, 250 E. Las Palmas Ave.
DETAILS: After coffee and treats, guest speaker Colleen Alves will discuss the planting of spring perennials. Then there will be a brief business meeting where members will discuss the fundraiser Garden Club Tour set for Saturday, April 26.
INFO: David Stewart, 892-8285 or Diane Adams, 895-6168