WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Tracy Community Center, 950 East St.
DETAILS: The Tracy Chamber of Commerce will host an entrepreneur tradeshow that doubles as the chamber’s May mixer. More than 300 people are expected to attend the event. Applications can be downloaded from the chamber’s website at www.tracychamber.org.
COST: $25 for chamber members; $50 for nonmembers
SATURDAY, May 29 Hydrocephalus Association day
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Central Community Park, Central Parkway and Main Street, in Mountain House
DETAILS: The first San Joaquin Valley Hydrocephalus Association walk and family fun day will take place in Mountain House. Money raised will benefit the San Joaquin Valley Hydrocephalus Association. In addition to the walk, there will be raffles and prizes. George Visger, who played for the 1981 Super Bowl-winning San Francisco 49ers, will share his personal journey of living with hydrocephalus, a sometimes-dangerous condition in which excess fluid accumulates around the brain.
COST: $25 for adults; $15 for children
SATURDAY, June 5 Animal hospital open house
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: VCA Old River Animal Hospital, 520 W. 11th St.
INFO: 835-5166 or www.vcahospitals.com/old-river
MONDAY, June 7 Young authors workshop
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon through June 18
WHERE: Wicklund Elementary School, 300 E Legacy Drive, in Mountain House
DETAILS: The Great Valley Writing Project at California State University, Stanislaus, in partnership with Lammersville Elementary School District, will sponsor a two-week youth writing program for Tracy-area students entering fourth through eighth grades.
A $200 registration fee covers all class materials, a program T-shirt and an anthology of participants’ writing.
INFO: 667-3490 or www.csustan.edu/gvwp/youthprograms.html
SATURDAY, June 12 Jailhouse Scramble golf tourney
WHEN: Starts at 7 a.m. with registration
WHERE: Old River Golf Course, 18007 MacArthur Drive
DETAILS: The fourth annual Jailhouse Scramble golf tournament to benefit Hospice of San Joaquin and Rotary scholarship programs will come to Tracy in June. Breakfast and registration starts at 7 a.m., with the tee-off scramble at 8 a.m. and lunch from Texas Roadhouse at 12:30 p.m. Those who register before June 1 will receive a $5 discount.
COST: $100 (includes use of a cart); $25 for non-players
INFO: Cheryl Airrington, 740-9007; Scott Thomas, 471-2751; Steve Dresser, 982-1798; and Don Smith, 981-3813 Dog parade and expo
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon
WHERE: Tracy Civic Center
DETAILS: Owners must both provide vaccination records to participate and register at www.tracyartsandrec.com or in person at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts, 715 Central Ave. Dogs will be judged under the following categories: best-dressed, the dog who resembles their owner, Tracy’s next canine supermodel, judges’ choice, cutest big dog and cutest small dog.
COST: $10 per pet, per category
INFO: 831-6858 ‘Water, Water Everywhere’
WHEN: 2 p.m.
WHERE: Tracy Branch Library, 20 E. Eaton Ave.
DETAILS: Ron Baldwin, director of Emergency Operations of the San Joaquin County Office of Emergency Services, will speak about Delta waterways, floods in the area and plans for the future. There will be free handouts for both adults and children, and refreshments will be served.
INFO: 866-805-7323, 937-8221 or www.stockton.lib.ca.us
SUNDAY, June 13 Food festival
WHEN: 1 to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Tracy Community Center, 950 East St.
DETAILS: The West Side Pioneer Association will host its 18th annual International Food Festival. There will be restaurant samplings, music and live and silent auctions. All proceeds support the Tracy Historical Museum’s educational programs.
COST: $30; or $400 for a table of eight
ONGOING Parent Project classes
DETAILS: Vinewood Center offers classes for parents to help guide them on how to deal with teen behaviors. The class meets once a week for 10 weeks. Classes will be through June 15 at Healthy Connections, 35 E. 10th St., Ste. A.
Give Every Child a Chance
WHEN: June 21 to July 29
WHERE: Tracy Program Office, 3402 Mars Court, Ste. 111
DETAILS: Give Every Child a Chance, a Tracy tutoring group, will offer summer sessions for students who receive below-passing grades on their final report cards for 2009-10. Those who complete the summer session will have priority for placement in the September tutoring session.
INFO: 855-0702 or www.gecactracy.org Gymnasium open for games
DETAILS: The Seventh-day Adventist Christian School will open its gym for basketball, volleyball and other games at 8 p.m. Saturdays at the corner of West 21st Street and Court Drive.
INFO: 835-6607 Tracy Farmers Market
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays
WHERE: Downtown Tracy, 10th Street between Central Avenue and B Street
DETAILS: Visit the year-round farmers market in downtown Tracy for the best locally grown fruits and vegetables.
INFO: www.pcfma.com Pet adoptions
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and
noon to 4 p.m. Sundays
WHERE: West Valley Mall, 3200 N. Naglee Road
DETAILS: The rescue group will have pet adoption fairs at the mall on weekends in hopes of getting more animals adopted faster. All dogs are neutered or spayed, vaccinated and microchipped, and cats are neutered or spayed and vaccinated.
COST: Cats, $75; dogs, $250
INFO: 642-4324 Donations for the homeless
DETAILS: The Tracy Coalition of Citizens to Assist the Homeless is looking for donations of furniture and household items to help homeless people being placed in housing.
INFO: Marvin Rothschild, 832-5715. Salsa class
WHEN: 7 p.m. Mondays
WHERE: Portuguese Hall, 430 W. Ninth St.
DETAILS: Salsa instructors Christina and Dan Ocampo will host salsa classes on Mondays. Partners are not required, and drop-ins are welcomed.
INFO: 207-9644 or Salsaocampo@comcast.net Yoga weight-loss meeting
WHEN: 7:30 a.m. Saturdays
WHERE: Flow Yoga Studio, 3602 Mars Way, Ste. 125
INFO: 830-0405 or www.flowyogastudios.com Cat adoption
WHERE: Petco, 2888 W. Grant Line Road
DETAILS: Animal Rescue of Tracy will have cats for adoption continuously in their adoption center. The cats and kittens will be rotated every two weeks in order to provide a variety of choices for the public to adopt.
COST: $75 adoption fee includes spaying or neutering, vaccines, flea treatment and de-worming.
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