MUSIC AND ARTS
BRIAN BESSER 6 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, 1511 Catherine Way, Escalon. Besser, a Christian musician from Stockton, will be in concert. Offering. (209) 845-8845.
DIVORCE CARE 7 to 8:45 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Thursday, 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. Saturday, 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 to 3 p.m. Sundays, beginning Feb. 24, 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, starting 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.
COMEDY FOR SINGLES 8 p.m. Saturday, 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.
Send events by noon Tuesday to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (209) 578-2207.