When: Monday, 1 p.m.
Where: St. Stanislaus Church Hall, Seventh and K streets
Info: The Sociedade Portuguesa Rainha Santa Isabel Council 114 will have a whist party. Cost is $2 to play. Card game includes refreshments and raffle. All are welcome. For more information, call Bernie at (209) 551-4151.
REPUBLICAN WOMEN LUNCH MEETING
When: Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: The Seasons, 945 McHenry Ave.
Info: The monthly Modesto Republican Women lunch meeting will feature City Councilwoman Stephanie Burnside. Open to the public; men and women encouraged to attend. Lunch cost is $15 per person. Please RSVP by Monday at noon. For more information or to RSVP, call (209) 567-3399 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
When: Monday, noon
Where: Senior Citizen Center, 1191 Cahill St.
Info: Turlock Garden Club meeting featuring "Creative Cooking & Preserves" presentation by Adria Afferino of The Greenery Nursery. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (209) 668-4808.
READY TO LEARN WORKSHOP
When: Monday, 10 a.m.
Where: Patterson Library, 46 Second St.
Info: KVIE presents "Ready to Learn Workshop: TV as a Learning Tool." The program will discuss the concepts of media literacy, active viewing and co-viewing through hands-on activities, program clips and critical thinking exercises. For more information, call (209) 892-6473.
LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
When: Tuesday, 10 a.m.
Where: Salida Library, 4835 Sisk Road
Info: Join book lovers for the Salida Library Book Club. February's pick is "Daniel Half Human: And the Good Nazi" by David Chotjewitz. For more, call (209) 543-7315.
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