Around the Valley

Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary meetThe District 11 Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary will hold an official visit meeting at 9 a.m. today at the VFW Post 8900 Hall, 3585 N. Blythe Ave.

Details: (559) 266-1685.

American Cancer Society Discovery Shop event set

The American Cancer Society Discovery Shop hosts a Jeans and Jewels event from 10 a.m. to 4

p.m. today

9/30 at 2004 W. Bullard Ave.

Details: (559) 446-1600.

T-shirt design contest open

Monday is the deadline to enter the 2008 Orange Blossom Festival "Bigger and Better" T-shirt design contest.

The words "Orange Blossom Festival," "Bigger and Better" and "Lindsay, CA 2008" must be incorporated into the design.

To enter, send an e-mail to cjbarbre@lindsay.ca.us or hand-deliver to the Mason House Museum & Gallery, 147 N. Gale Hill Ave. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Details: (559) 562-7168.

Fowler class of 1957 meets

The Fowler Union High School class of 1957 will host its 50-year reunion at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kingsburg Country Club, 3100 Avenue 400.

The cost is $30 per person.

Details: (559) 485-3714.

Reedley class of '37 to meet

The Reedley High School class of 1937 will host its 70-year reunion at noon Oct. 12 at Jon's Bear Club, 1695 E. Manning Ave., Reedley.

Details: (559) 251-3078.

McLane 1962 class reunitesThe McLane High School class of 1962 will host its 45-year reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Ramada Inn, Highway 41 and Shaw Avenue, Fresno.

The cost is $50 per person.

Details: (559) 287-2870.

Sanger class plans lunch

The Sanger High School class of 1947 will host its 60-year reunion luncheon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at Pardini's Restaurant, 2257 W. Shaw Ave., Fresno.

The cost is $30 per person. Guests of all Sanger High graduates are welcome.

Details: Elenor, (559) 432-2148.

Chocolate in the moonlight

The Master Gardener Association of Fresno County will host its fifth annual Moonlight and Chocolate from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Garden of the Sun, 1944 N. Winery Ave., Fresno.

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Presale tickets are available by mail until Friday10/5. Send checks payable to MGAFC, P.O. Box 1361, Sanger, CA 93657.

There will be a no-host bar and a silent auction.

Details: (559) 970-3384.

'Women of Distinction 2007' luncheon scheduled

Fresno City and County Republican Women will host a "Women of Distinction 2007" luncheon from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Oct.

14 at Grand Occasions Ballroom, 4584 N. Jacquelyn Ave., Fresno.

The cost is $40 per person. The RSVP deadline is Oct. 8.

Details: (559) 431-8885.