For complete arts and entertainment listings, see the Weekender, published Thursdays in the Union Democrat and available free at local merchants.
Soulsbyville Elementary School, first day of school, 20300 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, 532-1419.
Tuolumne Village Market, featuring "Tom Drinnon," 4 p.m. to dusk, Tuolumne Memorial Park, Tuolumne, 928-4351.
Humane Society of Tuolumne County Board of Directors, 5:30 p.m., shelter, 10040 Victoria Way, Jamestown, 984-5489.
Groveland/Big Oak Flat community plan workshop, 6 to 9 p.m., Groveland Community Hall, downtown Groveland.
Sierra Club day hike, meet 9 a.m., Mary Laveroni Community Park, Highway 120, Groveland, 962-7585.
Story Time for toddlers and preschoolers, 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Tuolumne County Library, 480 Greenley Road, Sonora, 533-5507.
Mother Goose Story Time, 10:30 a.m., age babies up to age 2; Wild Things Story Time, 11:30 a.m., age 3 to 5; Stinky Cheese Story Time with Miss BZ, 1 p.m., for kindergarten and up, Tuolumne County Library, 480 Greenley Road, Sonora, 533-5507.
Tuolumne County Citizens for Peace, 6 p.m., Peace Vigil, Courthouse Square, Sonora, 533-3516.
Mountain Growers Farmers Markets, 4 p.m. to dusk, Vina Moda Winery, French Gulch and Main Street, Murphys, 728-9112.