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Community Briefs 3-24-21

Following are some events scheduled in and around the Oakdale, Escalon and Riverbank areas.


Weekend Fundraiser

A spring vendor event set for Saturday, March 27 in Oakdale will served as a fundraiser for Danielle Mitchell, currently battling a brain tumor. The event will feature 30-plus vendors and a food truck and will be at White Blossom Ranch, 10700 Highway 108, Oakdale. Hours for the event are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; all are encouraged to come out to see the wide variety of items the vendors have to offer, while also helping raise funds for the family and support small businesses.


Weight Loss Group

TOPS, Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, is once again meeting on Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Meetings are hosted at the United Methodist Church, 1480 Poplar, in Oakdale. Social distancing measures are in place and observed. For additional information, please contact Audrey Oliver at 209-765-7838 or visit


Virtual Library Programs

Virtual Storytime will be hosted by the Escalon branch library on Monday, March 29 at 10:30 a.m. and the All About Baby virtual storytime is set for 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31. These events are hosted on the library’s Facebook page. On Thursday, April 1, you can enjoy Craft with the Library, at 2:30 p.m., a virtual crafting event available on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, sponsored by Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.