ARTS AND MUSIC
BOB KILPATRICK 10:30 a.m. today, St. John's Chapel, 430 Downey Ave., Modesto. Musician, composer and sacred worship leader will speak and sing. Offering.
RELIANCE 10:45 a.m. Aug. 26, First Baptist Church, 1511 Catherine Way, Escalon. Southern gospel trio from Fresno in concert. Offering. (209) 838-3213.
FINANCIAL PEACE 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 29, Ceres Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1633 N. Central Ave. Nine-week class includes DVD featuring financial expert Dave Ramsey. $95 fee includes workbook, book, CDs, forms and other materials. (209) 538-1024.
SCIENCE OF MIND 103 8-week class; first week begins 6 p.m. tomorrow; all other classes on Tuesdays, 2116 Park Ridge Drive, Riverbank. "Building a Healing Consciousness" on the power of thought. $145. (209) 648-3495.
GRIEFSHARE 6-8 p.m. Mondays, beginning tomorrow, Big Valley Grace Community Church, 4040 Tully Road, Modesto. 13-week support group for women uses videos and discussion to help with death of a loved one. (209) 477-1604.
ELDER ABUSE 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Larsa Banquet Hall, 2107 E. Monte Vista Ave., Turlock. SAFE (Seniors Against Financial Exploitation) seminar gives specific tips on how to prevent elder abuse. Keynote speakers: Suzanne Shulz from San Joaquin District Attorney's office and Rob Jackson, Turlock police chief. 20 agencies also on hand. Free, but reservations necessary, from Catholic Charities at (209) 529-3784.
DINNER/CONCERT 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Christ the King Episcopal Church, 6443 Estelle Ave., Riverbank. Catered dinner and "Raise the Roof" concert with bands The PreZcotts and BOOK. $20 adults, $10 children 10 and under. Must reserve spot from (209) 543-5373.
ANNUAL YARD SALE 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 31, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 1, Escalon United Methodist Church, 2000 Jackson Ave. Furniture, linens, books, clothing, etc. (209) 838-2792.
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