MUSIC AND ARTS
TRIBUTE QUARTET 7 p.m. March 9, North Modesto Church of God, 1918 Sherwood Ave. Southern gospel group from Nashville will be in concert with Herb Henry Family. $10 at the door. (209) 538-3838.
INCENDIO 3 p.m. March 10, Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. Group concludes "Sunday Afternoons at CBS" concert series for the year and fuses genres such as Spanish guitar, jazz, Celtic, Eastern European, Middle Eastern and electronics. $20 adults, $15 seniors and students, $7 children. (209) 571-6060.
FINANCIAL PEACE 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sundays, beginning 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, starting Monday, 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.
MARRIAGE SEMINAR 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9, Celebration Center, 323 Kerr Ave., Modesto. "Our Secret Paradise," a Jimmy Evans video series with seven sessions on how to be successful in marriage and other relationships. Bring sack lunch; drinks and dessert provided. No child care. Free. (209) 523-7962.
ELDER SAFETY 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 15, CrossPoint Community Church's family life pavilion, 11th and Needham avenues, Modesto. 10th annual SAFE (Seniors Against Financial Exploitation) seminar by the Stanislaus Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance, a program of Catholic Charities. FBI special agent Scott Schofield from Sacramento will be keynote speaker on Internet fraud. Also speaking is Glenn Gulley, an investigator with the Stanislaus County District Attorney's office who specializes in mortgage fraud. The day begins with a light breakfast and includes lunch. Free. Must register by March 8. (209) 529-3784.
DOMINICAN SISTERS 7 p.m. March 10-12, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1813 Oakdale Road, Modesto. Three nuns from fast-growing Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, will speak to youth and adults during three-day Lenten series. March 10, for teens only, "Hungering for Holiness in the Year of Faith." March 11: "What is Truth? Discovering Our Faith in the Beauty and Mystery of the Church." March 12: Loving the Truths of Our Faith Practicing Faith in Daily Life." Free refreshments. (209) 551-4973.
REVIVAL 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. today, 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Village Chapel Church, 1825 N. Central Ave., Ceres. Danny Ledbetter Family Ministries will lead the revival with preaching and singing. Danny is an original member of the Singing Ledbetter Family. Nursery for children and study room for youth who need to complete homework. Offering. (209) 537-0997.
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Emanuel Lutheran Church, Stoddard and College avenues, Modesto. Day begun by Christian women of many traditions; church open for prayer with crane mobile up, signifying rising prayers. Free.
TRAFFICKING MOVIE 7 p.m. March 8, Harvest Christian Center, 1000 E. Monte Vista Ave., Turlock. Movie, "Trade of Innocents: Justice Needs a Hero," a story about the sex trade, will be shown. Donations at door will benefit Without Permission, a nonprofit focusing on human trafficking in Stanislaus County.
SEUSSVILLE CARNIVAL, DINNER 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. March 9, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road, Modesto. Whoville games, bounce house, food court, face painting, puppets, etc. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Silent auction and hors d'oeuvres at 5 p.m., with dinner at 6 and live auction at 6:30; benefit for Trinity Nursery School. Carnival: tickets $1 each or 30 for $20; dinner: $10 per person. RSVP by March 6. (209) 578-5625.
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