MUSIC AND ARTS
MUSICAL VALENTINE 3 p.m. today, Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. Grace Lieberman & Friends in annual Valentine's Day themed concert, part of Sunday Afternoons at CBS series. $20 adults, $15 seniors and students, $7 children, from (209) 571-6060.
HEAVEN'S GATES 7 p.m. today through Wednesday, The House (formerly Calvary Temple), 1601 Coffee Road, Modesto. Annual presentation of "Heaven's Gates and Hell's Flames," a dramatic presentation of how choices in life lead to eternal destinations. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free. (209) 529-7346.
JASON & DEMARCO 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Unity Church of Modesto, 2467 Veneman Ave. Jason & deMarco in concert celebrating their 10th anniversary as a singing duo. Offering. (209) 578-5433.
HUMAN TRAFFICKING 8:30 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4 p.m. or 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Martin Petersen Event Center, 720 12th St., Modesto. "Training of Heroes: Combatting Human Trafficking & Exploitation in Stanislaus County" put on by Without Permission, a nonprofit group, the Stanislaus County of Education and the Stanislaus County district attorney's office. First session aimed at people in prosecution, law enforcement and juvenile justice; second session for those in education and social services; evening session for parents, students and anyone in the community. Free, but reserve spot from www.withoutpermission.org.
DIVORCE CARE 7 to8:45 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Feb. 21, Modesto Covenant Church, 913 Floyd Ave. 13-week program helps those who are experiencing separation or divorce. $15 for materials. (209) 576-7656.
MARRIED LIFE 7 p.m. Feb. 22, Big Valley Grace Community Church,2020 Tully Road, Modesto. Evening of comedy plus lessons for marriage with guest speakers Amy Barnes and Jerry Miner. The two have been married for 20 years and have appeared on Comedy Central, MTV, ESPN and National Lampoon, among others. Will speak on "That's a Marriage: Part Reality, Part Therapy, Lots of Laughter!" $20 per couple; child care, $5 per family, must be reserved by Thursday. (209) 577-1604, ext. 305.
FINANCIAL PEACE 1:30 to3 p.m. Sundays, beginning Feb. 24 free preview class today Modesto Covenant Church, 913 Floyd Ave., Room 203D. Eight-week class features financial expert Dave Ramsey in videos on budgeting, debt reduction and building wealth. $89 for materials. (209) 496-5413.
GRIEFSHARE 6:30 p.m. Mondays, beginning Feb. 25, Big Valley Grace Community Church, Room M105, 2020 Tully Road, Modesto. 13-week support group for women includes video of Christian experts addressing grief and recovery topics from biblical perspective. $20 for materials. (209) 577-1604, ext. 341.
LABYRINTH WALK 4 p.m. today, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, 4510 Crowell Road, Turlock. Guided labyrinth walk focuses on needs of homeless and those who work with them. Includes walking through labyrinth while praying and meditating. Free. (209) 632-5683.
CELEBRATING SPRING 5 p.m. Saturday, Shree Ram Mandir temple, 3401 Claus Road, Modesto. Songs, music and discourse on Ramayan, followed by vegetarian dinner. Free. (209) 551-9820.
COMEDY FOR SINGLES 8 p.m. Feb. 23, Big Valley Grace Community Church, 4040 Tully Road, Modesto. Barnes & Miner, a married couple that performs comedy, will present an evening of comedy, music and spiritual encouragement for singles. $10. (209) 577-1604, ext. 341.
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