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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 ext. 310, email or visit

Friday, April 25 Open Mic Night

WHEN: 4 pm.

WHERE: Patterson Teen Center, 1040 W. Las Palmas Ave., Suite B

DETAILS: The Patterson Teen Center will host Open Mic Night where teens can share talents such as singing, reading poems and stories or paying piano or guitar or dancing.

Refreshments will be provided.

INFO: Teen Center, 895-3536 or

Saturday, April 26 Earth Day Celebration

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 12 Noon

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

DETAILS: Volunteers are invited to join in for a day of cleaning, planting and beautifying the earth at the annual Earth Day Celebration. The day will feature activities for the children, free soil and an e-waste and recycling station. The day is sponsored by the city of Patterson Recreation Department, Patterson Teen Center and Center for Human Services.

INFO: Patterson Recreation, 895-8080

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

WHERE: FDES Hall, 501 Ward Ave.

DETAILS: Whist card Party, a charity fundraiser for the future St. Vincent de Paul Community Life Center located on the SHS 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.

Wednesday, April 30 Farmers market opening day WHEN: 4 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Patterson Farmers Market, 1040 W. Las Palmas Ave.

DETAILS: The Patterson Farmers Market will open for the new season on April 30, welcoming Patterson folks who wish to buy produce and miscellaneous products.

INFO: Marion Bogdanich, 485-2323

Tuesday, May 6 Veteran Job Fair scheduled

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Modesto Junior College West Campus, Mary Stuart Rogers Building, 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto

DETAILS: The Employment Development Department and Modesto Junior College Tech Ed and Workforce Development will host a Veteran Job Fair open to all job seekers. Dress for success and bring your resume to find out about job opportunities and meet and interview with employers on the spot. Information about Veterans Programs and Services will be available.

EDD, an equal opportunity employer program, is a partner in this event. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Requests for services aids and/or alternate formats need to be made prior to the event by calling 209-576-6118.

(Voice) TTY users, please call the California Relay Service at 711.

INFO: Henry Timothy, 209-576-6118 at the Modesto EDD

Wednesday, May 14 Farmers market coupon distribution WHEN: 4 p.m.

WHERE: Patterson Farmers Market, 1040 W. Las Palmas Ave.

DETAILS: The Area Agency on Aging has received Seniors Farmers Market coupon booklets for distribution to men and women age 60 and older who live in Stanislaus County and have a limited income of $1,799 a month or less for an individual or $2,425 a month for a couple. Seniors are entitled to the coupons, worth $20, once a year. Coupons can be used like cash only at Certified Farmers Markets to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, honey or edible herbs. This is a farmer subsidy, so seniors should redeem coupons by mid-November. Coupons are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

May is Older Americans Month and the focus of the month is on health and injury prevention with the theme, “Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow.”

INFO: 558-8698 or 800-510-2020
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