Ladies’ Night Out
Friday at WHOW

Women Helping Other Women (WHOW) will host a Ladies’ Night Out beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday at its headquarters in Sonora.

WHOW is a women-only organization with a professional center that provides a secure and comfortable space with high-speed Internet, coffee and water where women can meet clients or host a class and enjoy a private office when needed.

The WHOW headquarters is at 11281 Highway 49 in Sonora.

Jujitsu studio to host Children’s Safety forum

Mountain Storm Jujitsu will host a free Children’s Safety Awareness Forum Saturday to give parents and children the opportunity to learn about and discuss safety issues.

The event will begin at 5 p.m. at the business, 598 Washington St., in Sonora.

Topics will include bullying, online safety, general safety and more. A representative of the Sonora Police Department will be on hand to answer questions.

For more information, call (209) 533-3959.

Junction merchants collect during Giving Tree campaign

Merchants at The Junction shopping center will collect gifts for the county’s low-income families during its annual Giving Tree campaign.

Tags with the name and need of a Tuolumne County resident can be picked up between Cricket Wireless and the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office Community Service Unit or at TJ Maxx, Taylor Jewelers, Pac N Copy, BBVA Compass Bank, Umpqua Bank, Famous Footwear, Wells Fargo Bank, CVS Pharmacy or Jack in the Box.

Shoppers are asked to take a tag and return an unwrapped package, along with the tag, to any business in the center.

For more information, call Margaret Davis at (209) 533-3548 or email .