MENDED HEARTS SUPPORT GROUP
When: Tuesday, 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Sutter Gould Medical Foundation Training and Education Center, 1700 McHenry Ave.
Info: Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit volunteer organization offering support and the gift of hope to heart patients, caregivers and their families. The groups help people understand that there can be a rich life after a heart procedure. Members listen, share their experiences and discuss matters relating to lifestyle changes, depression, recovery and treatment. Guest speakers from the medical profession and related industries will talk about heart conditions, preparing for surgery and dealing with recovery. For more, call Robert at (209) 523-2341.
ESTATE PLANNING SEMINARS
Info: Community Hospice offers Caregiver College, a series of free educational presentations for family caregivers who are caring for an aging loved one. This month's topic is "Estate Planning 101: Protections and Pitfalls." The two one-hour presentations will be held:
Tuesday, noon to 1 p.m., at Community Hospice,4368 Spyres Way
Wednesday, 6 to 7 p.m., in the Modesto Library auditorium, 1500 I St.
These events are part of a free community program. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Seating is limited. To register, call (209) 578-6300 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Thursday, 4 to 8 p.m. (members only); Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Jan. 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: First United Methodist Church, 1660 Arbor Way
Info: Friends of the Turlock Public Library is holding its annual book sale. More than 10,000 books, (generously donated by residents of Stanislaus County) including hardbacks and paperbacks in every category imaginable, sorted and categorized for your easy pickings. Books run 50 cents to $1 to a bit more for sets. All profits will go to the Turlock Public Library. There will be a members-only sale Thursday, from 4 to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Brooks Judd at (209) 417-2359 or email@example.com.
Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call (209) 578-2330; fax (209) 578-2207; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.