When: Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m.
Where: In House, 1601 Coffee Road
Info: Enochs High School seniors are working with the American Red Cross to collect new and used blankets for those in need because of homelessness, poverty or emergency situations. Donated blankets welcome.
DOCUMENTARY FILM PRESENTATION
When: Thursday, 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Modesto Junior College, Forum 110, 435 College Ave.
Info: MJC's Civic Engagement Project will present "Sing Your Song: Harry Belafonte." The film widens the lens on Belafonte to show his lifelong commitment as an activist for civil rights in the United States and globally. A discussion will follow the film. The screening is free and open to the public. For more information, call Dan at (209) 526-5436.
When: Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Clarion Inn, 1612 Sisk Road
Info: The Institute of Management Accountants, Modesto chapter, will present a one-hour seminar designed to provide attendees with information needed to recruit, manage, train and retain a professional work force. Cost is $20 for members and nonmembers, $10 students. For more information or to RSVP, contact Elsie at (209) 482-8828 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION
When: Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: King-Kennedy Memorial Center, 601 S. Martin Luther King Drive
Info: The Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living, with the West Modesto King-Kennedy Neighborhood Collaborative, will present the third annual Black History Month celebration featuring guest speakers, music, Larry Mac's barbecue, a raffle and information booths. For more information, call (209) 521-7260.
REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED MEETING
When: Today, 6 p.m.
Where: Perko's, 2120 Patterson Road
Info: Stanislaus East Republican Women Federated's monthly meeting will feature Stanislaus County sheriff's deputy Joellene Schwandt. She will speak about regional law enforcement training programs, dealing with state and local mandates such as the governor's realignment directives, and the impact of a law enforcement career on a family. Membership costs $30 and is open to any registered Republican woman; associate membership costs $25 and is open to any registered Republican. For more information, call (209) 765-9748.
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