The San Ramon Senior Foundation will be the beneficiary of Saturday's "Younger Than Springtime" fashion show and tea.
The fun starts at 2 p.m. at the Alcosta Senior and Community Center, 9300 Alcosta Blvd. In addition to light refreshments, there will be door prizes and drawings and the donated fashions will be sold after the show. The event organizer, Mary Davis, said foundation members and the center's Outreach Committee, made up of volunteers who work for businesses that provide services to seniors, donated the outfits for the show.
The models include Mary Chestnut, a volunteer; Stephanie Herscu, a senior center employee; Brenda Hill, a member of the Senior Center Hiking Group; her son, Jason Hill, and 3-year-old granddaughter Eleni Hill; and Kathleen Stevens. Tickets are $10 and will be sold at the door. For details, call 925-973-3250.
Scholarship dollars: Dublin/San Ramon Women's Club members invite high school graduating seniors attending school in Dublin or San Ramon to apply for the club's annual scholarships. Details and applications are available at high school counseling offices or at www.dsrwomensclub.org. The deadline to apply is April 26.
shear those sheep: Come out to the Forest Home Farms sheep shearing event April 20 and visit the "Sunshine Susan Solar Ice Cream Parlor" courtesy of the Dublin/San Ramon Women's Club. Vanilla or chocolate, kid-size ice cream sundaes and root beer floats are on the menu for $2.49 to $3.75.
Valley Teen Idol: More than 25 talented teens from 10 middle and high schools were selected to move on to the semifinal and final competitions of the San Ramon Valley Rotary Club's eighth annual Valley Teen Idol competition.
The semifinals for vocalists will be Friday at the Village Theatre, 233 Front St. in Danville. The finals for instrumentalists will be April 30, and the finals for vocalists will be May 1, also at the Village Theatre. The Valley Teen Idol has become one of the Rotary Club's largest annual fundraisers and the most fun while helping to support the club's commitment to the community, the arts and young people.
First-place winners receive $1,000 and a recording session; second-place winners receive $500; and third place winners receive $250.
The 2006 first-place winner, Stevie Rae Stephens, went on to Hollywood and made it to the American Idol finals, as did 2010 second place winner Jesaiah Baer. The 2012 first-place winner, Rachel Rollari, just completed her recording session of songs she composed.
Tickets for the semifinals and finals can be purchased online at www.sanramonvalleyrotary.com. Tickets are $30 for adults and $20 for students or children. There will be food provided by local restaurants and raffle drawings for gift baskets as well. For more information, contact Sharon Mace at 510-909-8791.
Pet benefit: A spring fling to raise fun for the Valley Humane Society's Just Like New program will be held May 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Feline Medical Center, 3160 Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton. Just Like New serves the Tri-Valley from Danville to Livermore by providing financial assistance to care for sick or injured pets and animals when their owners are unable to do so due to financial hardship.
The Animal Lover's Boutique is located year-round in the lobby of the Feline Medical Center but the Spring Fling will feature newly arrived items for spring and Mother's Day including garden art, home décor, locally hand-painted wine glasses, decorative pillow purses, fashion accessories and pet-themed items in addition to gift basket raffles and an inventory sale.
For more information, contact Cindy Ferrin at 925-323-8517, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Valley Humane Society's website at www.valleyhumane.org. Just Like New was founded in 1995 and its fund has helped save the lives of more than 500 pets.
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