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Datebook

Datebook

Datebook


POSTED April 11, 2018 9:17 a.m.
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Datebook lists upcoming events and items of interest for residents of Escalon, Farmington, Collegeville and the surrounding area.

 

The next meeting of the Good Time Accordion Club, gathering for its monthly meeting and social, is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Escalon Community Center, 1055 Escalon Ave., and is open to accordion fans and performers of all skill levels. Admission is $5 at the door. For more information, contact Karl Wucherer at 209-556-3105.

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The Teachers College of San Joaquin (TCSJ) is hosting a Preview Day on Saturday, April 14, for prospective students interested in learning about the college and how it can help them start or grow their career in education. The TCSJ is part of the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) and housed within the SJCOE campus in Stockton. The event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Teachers College of San Joaquin, 2857 Transworld Drive, Stockton.

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The second annual Escalon High School Football Trap Shoot Fundraiser is on the schedule for Saturday, April 14. Featuring a 2 p.m. shotgun start, the fundraiser is being hosted at the Escalon Sportsman’s Club. The money raised in this event will enhance the Football Program by supplying new helmets, pads, uniforms, and equipment. Cost is $75 per person; you can sign up in teams of five or individually. Competition is done in two rounds of 25 shots for 50 total shots. Each shooter must provide their own gun, ammunition, and safety wear. The fundraiser also includes a catered dinner, prizes to the top shot and winning team, with raffle prizes, horseshoes, cornhole and a live auction featuring a guided wild boar hunt. For more information, contact Andrew Beam at 209-614-9695 or Joe Cowan at 209-918-6013.

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Escalon High School Drama Club is preparing for its spring production, ‘The Brothers Grimm,’ which is scheduled to take the stage in April. This ‘Spectaculathon’ has three performances scheduled, Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m. along with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, April 22. Admission is just $5 per person; the play will be staged in the high school Performing Arts Center.

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Coming up at the end of this month, it’s the 11th Annual “Build Your Own Omelet” Dinner at the Escalon United Methodist Church. The dinner is scheduled for Saturday, April 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church, 2000 Jackson Ave., corner of Highway 120 and Brayton in Escalon. Dinner includes an omelet, cottage fries, biscuits, fruit and beverage. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10. Kids under five eat for free. For more information, call (209) 838-2792.

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Oak Valley Art Society is getting ready for its annual Members Spring Art Show, to be held at the Escalon Library on Second Street. Dates for the show are Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22. Show hours are Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 2 p.m., followed by a reception where awards will be given. The artists will also be on hand for the reception, scheduled from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. There also will be a special youth competition and all forms of artwork are welcome, open to ages 7-17. For more information, call Evelyn Cooper at 209 838-3095.

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The local REO Speechtrain Toastmasters Club gathers for regular meetings every Wednesday morning, 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., at Perko’s Cafe, Patterson and Oakdale roads, Riverbank. This is a fun way to learn the self-confidence and skills needed for public speaking. All are invited to come and check out the group. The next meeting will be Wednesday, April 18. For more information, call (209) 869-8200.

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Volunteer blood donors from across the country are needed to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for patients this spring. Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

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Golden Agers weekly dances are open to those 50 and older from throughout the Central Valley at the Riverbank Community Center. Doors open Wednesdays at 9 a.m.; the center is at 3600 Santa Fe St., and first time guests are admitted free. The annual membership fee is $12 and each Wednesday members pay $5 and non-members can enjoy a few hours of music and dancing for $6.

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