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Calla 4-H Club enrollment night

The Calla 4-H Club will be holding its annual enrollment night on Wednesday, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the New Haven School cafeteria, 14600 S. Austin Road.

The annual enrollment fees are $32 for members and $6 for leaders. Returning and prospective members are asked to bring a parent or guardian.

The Calla 4-H offers a number of projects, including community service, rabbits, poultry, food & nutrition, arts & crafts, archery, and large animal projects.

The first community club meeting is planned for Thursday, Sept. 3, at 7 p.m. in the New Haven cafeteria.

The local 4-H is open to youngsters age 5 and not yet 19 as of Jan. 1, 2010.

The 4-H Youth Development Program’s goals are to help youngsters develop citizenship, leadership and life skills.

For more information, call (209) 823-9821 or (209) 239-4127.

Talent contest at Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life Lathrop at Lathrop High School on Saturday, Aug. 29, is featuring a Relay’s Got Talent event starting at 1p.m. on the main stage.

Talent can range from singing or dancing to juggling or telling jokes. There will be prizes awarded. The competition is open to all ages.

To register for Relay’s Got Talent contact Angelina at (209) 450-2092 or A completed waiver and $5 registration fee are required.

Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature activity. It offers everyone in the community an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer. Relay for Life is a family-oriented event, where participants can walk or run on a track relay style for 24 hours.  Participants camp around the track, and when they are not taking their turn they take part in other fun activities.  Former and current cancer patients, their families, and the public are invited to take part in this exciting team relay event.  The team consists of individuals representing corporations, clubs, organizations, families, friends, caregivers and survivors.