E-waste drive in progress
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Sacred Heart Catholic School, 505 M St.
DETAILS: Students at Sacred Heart School are hosting an e-waste drive and are accepting computers, cell phones, televisions and DVD and VHS players.
INFO: Crescie Maurer, 862-9698
Little contestants display talent
WHEN: 3 p.m.
WHERE: Masonic Hall, 650 N. Sixth St.
DETAILS: The Little Mr. and Miss Apricot contestant finalists will display talents and entertain friends and relatives during an annual show hosted by Soroptimist International of Patterson. Refreshments will be provided.
COST: $5 per person
INFO: Juanzette Hunter, 892-6651
Wednesday, May 14
Farmers market coupon distribution
WHEN: 4 to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Patterson Farmers’ Market, 1040 W. Las Palmas Ave.
DETAILS: The Area Agency on Aging has received Senior Farmers Market coupon booklets for distribution to men and women age 60 and older. The coupons are for seniors 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 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
Wednesday, May 21
Stroke The Big Picture — Act 2
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. seminar
WHERE: Modesto Center Plaza, 1000 L St., Modesto
DETAILS: Stroke Resources, Inc. is gearing up for its annual Spring Stroke Awareness Conference. This free educational event will enable attendees to network with others in the field as well as some caregivers and to check out resources via the vendor fair. Topics covered include stroke prevention, what to do during a stroke and rehabilitation. Breakfast and lunch are included.
INFO: 209 521-1786
Thursday, June 5
Food Pantry fundraiser scheduled
WHEN: 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Federated Methodist-Presbyterian Church Hall, 45 S. El Circulo
DETAILS: Patterson residents are invited to a fun evening to raise money for the Westside Food Pantry. Participants can enjoy a salad bar meal, then make their own lavender wreath with the supplies and instructions provided by Lavender Hollow Farms in Escalon. Reservations should be made as soon as possible as seating is limited.
COST: $20 per person
INFO: Federated Church Office, 892-8907
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