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Fundraiser for Sandra

Kinder’s Meats Deli BBQ, 3243 W. Grant Line Road, is in the last day of a three-day fundraiser in memory of Sandra Cantu. Today, 20 percent of all proceeds received will be added to the reward fund for information leading to Sandra’s suspected killer.

For information: James or Stefanie O’Brien, 834-8877.

Spring Fling

The County Swingers Dance Club will have a Spring Fling from 7 to 11 p.m. today at the San Joaquin River Club, 30000 Kasson Road. There will be door prizes, and ice chests are OK.

Tickets for members are $7, and $9 for nonmembers.

For information: Jean Roso, 608-0632.

Pancake breakfast

In what has become an annual event in Tracy, members of the Tracy Latin Athletic Club will serve their 34th pancake breakfast Easter morning at the Tracy Elks Lodge. The breakfast will be served at the lodge hall, on 11th Street east of Chrisman Road, from 7 a.m. to noon.

The menu includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, chorizo, sausage, coffee, milk, juice and desert. Tickets, available at the door, are $5 for adults and $4 for senior citizens and children 10 and younger. Proceeds will finance TLAC scholarships for graduating seniors of high schools in the Tracy area.

Spring cleaning time

Tracy’s annual Spring Clean-Up event will run Monday through Friday for residents on the east side of Tracy Boulevard and on April 20 to 24 for those on the west side. Please do not place items on the street curb until the night before your scheduled pickup. Each bundle must weigh less than 50 pounds.

For information: Jennifer Cariglio, 831-4420 or jennifer.cariglio@ci.tracy.ca.us.

Read about the Delta’s history

Historian and author Carol Jensen, whose book, “The California Delta,” describes the area’s history, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Lolly Hansen Senior Center, 375 E. Ninth St. The event is sponsored by the Tracy Historical Museum.

For information: 832-7278.

Government surplus food

Low-income residents will be able to receive free government surplus food from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Larch Clover Community Center, 11157 W. Larch Road, and at other San Joaquin County locations. Participants must bring a grocery bag. Contact the county’s commodity program for income limits.

For information: 468-3679.

Enchilada dinner

The Tracy Auxiliary of Children’s Home Society will host an enchilada dinner with beans, rice, salad and dessert from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Moose Lodge, 35 E. Sixth St.

Tickets for adults are $10, and tickets for children are $5.

For information: 835-5258, 835-2100 or 835-1081.

Tri-Tip dinner

Tickets are now on sale for the annual tri-tip and asparagus dinner sponsored by the Tracy High Alumni Club. The dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. April 18 in the Tracy Community Center.

The menu will include tri-tip steak, fresh asparagus from the Delta, potatoes, salad and French bread.

Tickets — $25 for adults and $10 for children 10 and younger — can be purchased at Spencer’s Flooring, Richard’s Men’s Wear, Reich’s Pharmacy, Tracy Motors, Tracy High bookkeeper’s office and the Tracy Press. Proceeds will provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Tracy area high schools.

For information: Jane Williford, 835-1434, or Sherrill Anderson, 835-6174.

Relay For Life garage sale

The Tracy Relay For Life foundation will have a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18 at 1126 El Portal St. All proceeds will go toward the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Volunteers and donations are also needed.

For information: Lisa Aguilera, 814-8258.

Charity golf tournament

The Great Plate is hosting its 11th annual charity golf tournament at noon April 26 at the Old River Golf Course, 18007 S. MacArthur Drive.

Tickets are $100 per player, which gets you a gourmet box lunch, a round of golf, a player package and more. The tournament will have contests for longest drive and closest to the pin.

For information: Mike, 833-0862.

More Relay fundraising

Baja Fresh and Cold Stone Creamery will have special fundraisers for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life.

On April 23, all day, mention the American Cancer Society when your order at Baja Fresh, 1875 W. 11th St., and 15 percent of your payment will go toward the cause. Mention the society on April 29 at Cold Stone, 1859 W. 11th St., and a portion of the payment will go toward the society.

For information: Rebecca Mock, 835-9499.

Local musicians perform

Stockton’s Toadstool Theatre will play songs from their album, “The Last Days of the Flying Machine,” at 8:30 p.m. May 2 at Kudos Children’s Theatre, at the corner of Thornton Road and Lucille Avenue in Stockton.

For information: kfoley801@gmail.com.

Shrimp feed

Tracy Elks Lodge, 6400 W. 11th St. will host an all-you-can-eat shrimp feed May 2 to benefit Melanie Haupt, who is going on a People to People tour this summer in Europe.

Tickets are $25 per person and include salad, pasta, bread, shrimp and dessert.

For information: Bob Haupt, 479-1110; or Greg Haupt, 471-4089.

Junior Miss Porgram

Tracy’s 38th annual Junior Miss Program will be April 18 at the Emma Baumgardner Theater at Tracy High School, 315 E. 11th St. Tickets are on sale at Richards Men’s Wear, at 10th and B streets.

For information: Bob Haupt, 479-1110.

The Children’s Hour

From April 29 to May 24, the Stockton Civic Theatre, 2312 Rose Marie Lane, in Stockton, will show “The Children’s Hour,” a dramatic play. There will be a special $13-per-seat preview April 29, and tickets after that will be $23 for adults, $19 for seniors, $15 for students and $12 for children 12 or younger.

For information: Jim Coleman, 473-2400.

Cirque Le Masque

Tracy’s Grand Theatre Center for the Arts, 715 Central Ave., will host Cirque Le Masque at 8 p.m. May 1 and 2 and at 2 p.m. May 3. The troupe will perform its production of “Carnivale.”

The group does dazzling mid-air feats as well as juggling and balancing acts. Tickets start at $35.

For information: 831-6858.
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