Decorate a luminaria bag in memory or honor of a cancer victim from 2 to 4:30 p.m. today through Saturday and April 21 through 24 at Freiler School, 2421 W. Lowell Ave. The luminaria bags will have a candle placed inside them and will illuminate the Tracy High School track during the Relay For Life.
You can also show your support for the fight against cancer by decorating your home, school, business or car with purple decorations until the event on May 1 and 2.
For information: Lisa, 836-1390.
VFW meeting and dinner
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1537 will host a dinner and meeting beginning at 5 p.m. today at 1960 N. Tracy Blvd.
The cost is $5. The all-you-can-eat taco dinner will be served until 6:30 p.m., and the meeting will begin at 7. Family and friends of VFW members are invited, along with any nonmembers.
For information: Commander Vaughn Gates, 835-3602.
Food for the needy Low-income residents of San Joaquin County can receive free food through the Human Services Agency from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday at Tracy’s Larch Clover Community Center, 11157 Larch Road.
Proof of address, ZIP code, identification and a paper bag are required.
For information or for other locations: 468-3679.
The Tracy Chamber of Commerce will host a workshop titled Effective Online Marketing for Businesses from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Famous Dave’s BBQ, 3170 N. Naglee Road. Cost is $10 for chamber members, or $15 for nonmembers.
For information: 835-2131.
Reunion committee to meet
The Tracy High School Class of 1970 reunion steering committee will meet at 6 p.m. Friday at 21 W. First St.
For information: Larry Gamino, 836-9687.
Relay garage sale
A Relay For Life team will have a garage sale to raise money for the cancer-fighting fundraiser. The sale starts at 8 a.m. Saturday at 1411 Schleiger Drive.
Garage sale fundraiser
The Tracy Woman’s Club will have its annual yard and garage sale starting at 9 a.m. April 17 at 1225 Lonna Way.
Republican Tea Party Tracy Republican Woman Federated will host a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party and meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1635 Chester Drive.
The cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Hats are encouraged, door prizes will be handed out and a “tea bag” raffle will take place. Elizabeth Emken and Chuck De’Vore are invited speakers.
For information: Michelle Loomis, 833-0562 or email@example.com.
Football and cheer crab feed
Tracy Cougars football and cheer is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat crab feed beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Tracy Community Center, 950 East St.
Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m., and a live DJ will play music until midnight.
Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased at the door.
For information: www.tracycougarsfootball.com.
Stockton Neuropathy group
The Stockton Neuropathy group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. April 20 at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 4910 Claremont Ave.
For information: Bev Mallette, 944-7815.
Services for blind people
People from the Community Center for the Blind will be available to answer questions about services and classes at an event scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19 and April 26 at the Tracy Branch Library, 20 E. Eaton Ave.
For information: 298-7912 or 466-3836.
Relay For Life fundraiser
The Relay For Life Team Cruisin’ Buddies will host a fundraiser between 5 and 7 p.m. April 22 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1635 Chester Drive.
Dinners from Texas Roadhouse cost $11, and include pork, ribs, baked beans, coleslaw and bread.
For information: Heather Riendeau, 836-5652.
TLC performs ‘Oliver’
The Tracy Learning Center will show its first kindergarten-though-12th-grade musical, “Oliver,” on April 22 through 25. The performance will start at 7 p.m. for the first three days and 2 p.m. for the other two.
Tickets for seniors, students and children will be $7, and $10 for general admission. The play will be at the school’s gymnasium, 51 E. Beverly Place.
For information: Scott Snyder, 914-4016.
Hydrocephalus awareness group
Anyone interested in learning more about hydrocephalus and the inaugural Hydrocephalus Awareness Walk on May 29 is invited to the first group meeting at 6 p.m. April 23 at Round Table Pizza, 2511 Naglee Road.
For information: Kim Ruiz-Chavez, 814-8815.
Alumni Club to host tri-tip dinner
The Tracy Alumni Club will host its 19th annual tri-tip dinner April 24 at the Tracy Community Center, 950 East St.
Tickets are $25 for adults or $10 for those 10 and younger.
Asparagus will be served with the dinner, and proceeds will go toward scholarships.
Tickets can be purchased at the Tracy Press, Reich’s Pharmacy, Tracy Motors, Richard’s Men’s Wear, the Tracy High bookkeeper’s office and Vita Dolce.
For information: Jane Williford, 835-1434; or Sherrill Anderson, 835-6174.
City-wide garage sale returns
The city is looking for folks to sign up for its twice-annual garage sale April 24. Anyone who lives west of Tracy Boulevard is welcome to sign up by April 8. To register, go to www.ci.tracy.ca.us.
For information: 831-4420.
Sing along at the Jazz Café
The Tracy Performing Arts Foundation will host a sing-along night from 5 to 7 p.m. April 25 at the Jazz Café, 809 Central Ave. Everyone attending will receive a song book with lyrics so they can sing along with John Scott on guitar and John Sheehan at the piano.
A minimum $10 donation to benefit the arts foundation is suggested.
For information: 627-8138.
Emergency Car Show
The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Foundation will host its second Emergency Car Show at 10 a.m. May 1 at the Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, 2101 E. Earhart Ave., in Stockton. Entry is free.
For information: Mary Ann Dahl, 468-4469.