ARTS AND MUSIC
LIMPOPO 3 p.m. today, Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. First in this year's Sunday Afternoons at CBS series, Limpopo is a "zany and talented" Russian folk group who were "Star Search" winners in 1993. Series tickets: $60 adults, $50 seniors and students, $5 for children up to age 12. Single tickets: $20, $15 and $7, respectively. (209) 571-6060.
DIVORCE CARE 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 11 through Dec. 4, Ceres Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1633 N. Central Ave., Ceres. Weekly support group and seminar for those experiencing separation and divorce. Free. (209) 538-1024.
FINANCIAL PEACE 6 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 11, First United Methodist Church, 850 16th St., Modesto. New nine-week version of popular course, Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. Class offers video advice and workbooks to help get out of debt and build wealth. $89 for all materials, including workbook, book, CDs, etc. (209) 522-9046.
FINANCIAL PEACE 9 or 10:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. Sundays, Mondays or Thursdays beginning week of Sept. 23, with free preview class Sept. 16, 17 or 20, River Oak Grace Community Church, 7712 Rodden Road, Oakdale. Nine-week version of Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University. Class offers video advice and workbooks to help get out of debt and build wealth. $75 for all materials, including workbook, book, CDs, etc., for first 120 people to sign up. (209) 847-9428.
FALL FESTIVAL St. Mary's International Festival, Olive and Oak streets, Oakdale. Sept. 29-30: Kickoff dance parish hall with live music, 7 p.m., Sept. 29. On Sept. 30, tri-lingual outdoor mass (English, Spanish, Portuguese) at 10 a.m.; outdoor festivities from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., with food, kids games, car show, silent auction and entertainment.
FALL FESTIVAL Today, noon to 8 p.m. (carnival open until 10 p.m.), St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1813 Oakdale Road, Modesto. The 42nd annual parish festival includes music, games, rosary-making demonstrations, church tours, etc. Bring three nonperishable food items for "Stomp Out Hunger" program and get one free game or food ticket. (209) 551-4973.
AVC ANNIVERSARY Sept. 15, 2 to 4 p.m., Peterson Event Center, 720 12th St., Modesto. Tenth anniversary of Advancing Vibrant Communities, a nonprofit that merges needs of individuals with volunteers from area churches. Looking to the past and future with special music, guests. Free. (209) 544-9571.
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