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Saturday, July 13

u RIPON WOMEN’S AUXILIARY VFW: The Women’s Auxiliary VFW Post #1051 will be hosting their annual Luau on Saturday July 13. Tickets are available for $10 each .The evening will include pulled pork and chicken Teriyaki dinner, a professional Hula dancer, DJ music and dancing , plus a dunk tank .Drinks from 4 to 6 p.m. and dinner served from 6 to 7 p..m . Guests are welcome and all proceeds go to the brave men and women

serving our country .


Thursday, July 4

u VENDORS: The City of Manteca is again hosting an Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, July 4, from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at Big League Dreams. The city is seeking sponsors and vendor booths for the event, those interested should call Brandy Clark at 456-8623.  Vendor booths are $100.


July 5, 6, 7

u THREE RIVERS INDIAN LODGE: The 36th annual Three Rivers Indian Lodge Pow Wow takes place Friday, July 5, starting at 7 p.m.; Saturday, July 6, starting at noon; and Sunday, July 7, starting at 10 a.m. at 13505 Union Road between Lathrop Road and Lovelace Road. It includes native arts and crafts, drummers, dancers, and food. Admission to the grounds s is free. For more information call 858-2421.


Friday mornings

LATHROP MANTECA SMOOTH TALKERS: Interested in improving your public speaking and leadership skills? At Toastmasters you will find a mutually supportive and positive learning environment.  Toastmasters International helps its members learn the arts of speaking, listening and thinking.  The Lathrop Manteca Smooth Talkers Toastmasters group meets every Friday from 7 to 8:30 a.m. in the conference room located at 1215 W. Center St., Suite 102, Manteca.  If interested, drop by one of the meetings.  Guests are welcome.  For more information, contact Sue at (209) 482-7034.



TOPS: The Take Off Pounds Sensibly club meets every Tuesday at the Almond Blossom Mobile Home Park, 1901 E. Yosemite Ave., Manteca. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:45 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. To join this nonprofit organization, the fees are $28 and then $5 a month. For more information, call Bev Casby at 239-7604.


Monday, July 15

*SUPPORT GROUP: Are you living with Multiple Sclerosis?  Maybe you love or care for someone with MS?  You can join an on-going National MS Society Support Group in the Manteca/Ripon/Lathrop area that meets the third Monday of each month, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Round Table Pizza, 253 Spreckels Ave, Manteca.  For more information contact Sue at (209) 482-7034.