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Thursday, April 17 and Monday,

April 21
Library book sale continues

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days

WHERE: Patterson Branch Library, 46 N. Salado Ave

DETAILS: The Friends of the Patterson Branch Library will host a book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Money raised goes towards library needs not covered by the library budget.

INFO: Pete La Torre, president, 892-8511

Saturday, April 19 Soroptimists host Miss Patterson finalists WHEN: 12 Noon table viewing; lunch served at 1 p.m.; preview from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 18

WHERE: Masonic Hall, 650 N. 6th and M streets

DETAILS: Soroptimist International of Patterson is hosting “A Day at the Movies” table setting luncheon featuring the Miss Patterson finalists. Attendees will have time to view the tables before lunch, which are each decorated with movie themes. Soroptimist improves the lives of women and girls leading to social and economic empowerment. The money raised will go to local projects.

COST: Tickets are $10 each from any Soroptimsit, Miss Patterson finalist or at the door.

INFO: Juanzette Hunter, 892-6651 or Gloria Satcher, 892-0667 or Facebook

Monday, April 21 50-Plusers meet for dinner WHEN: 5:30 p.m. (New Time)

WHERE: Hammon Senior Center, 1033 W. Las Palmas Ave.

DETAILS: Members of the Patterson 50-Plus Club will don their most interesting hats for a meeting themed “Hat Extravaganza.” Prizes will be awarded for the most beautiful, most comical and most unusual hats.

The local social club will host a potluck and those who attend should bring a favorite dish to share and their own table service.

The members of the 50-Plus Club meet at 5:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month.

Anyone age 50 and older is welcome to attend. Dues are $10 a year.

For information: Al Parham, 510-499-0904.

Tuesday, April 22 Apricot Fiesta meeting WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Apricot Fiesta office, 26 South Third St., Suite G.

DETAILS: The Patterson Apricot Fiesta is a couple of months away and interested persons are invited to the next fiesta meeting. The monthly meeting is open to all who want to volunteer at the upcoming Fiesta May 30, 31 and June 1. The annual event features craft vendors, food vendors, contests, a parade and fireworks among other activities.

INFO: Marilyn Hoobler, Fiesta secretary, 892-3118.

Thursday, April 24 Local gardeners meeting set WHEN: 9 a.m., social time; 9:30 a.m. meeting

WHERE: Las Palmas Mobile Home Estates, 250 E. Las Palmas Ave.,

DETAILS: The Patterson High School FFA will demonstrate flower arranging and club members will make their own arrangement to take home.

INFO: Sandi Boschi, 892-3850  

County fair hosts job fair

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

WHERE: Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway, Turlock in Building E-2.

DETAILS: The Stanislaus County Fair is hosting a Job Fair, an opportunity for people of the Central Valley to apply to work for the 2014 Stanislaus County Fair season. Department Supervisors will be prepared at the fairgrounds to take applications to fill a variety of positions. Available positions include but are not limited to ticket sellers and takers, maintenance staff, office staff, exhibit clerks, and security.

INFO: Apryl Dejarnett, 668-1333 x 310, email or visit

Sunday, April 27 Whist card Party scheduled WHEN: 1 p.m.

WHERE: FDES Hall, 501 Ward Ave.

DETAILS: A Whist card Party, a charity fundraiser for the future St. Vincent de Paul Community Life Center located on the Sacred Heart School campus, will be held on Sunday, April 27. The parish’s Young Ladies Institute, Knights of Columbus and other parish organizations and individuals are lending a helping hand. Money raised goes towards building the center.

COST: Tickets are $10.

INFO: Beatrice Melo, 892-2625 or Peter La Torre, 892-8511.

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