LIVING TRUST WORKSHOP
When: Wednesday, 2 p.m.
Where: Modesto Library, downstairs auditorium, 1500 I St.
Info: Thomas K. Thorson, president of the Modesto chapter of the Society For Financial Awareness, will give a talk about the importance of having a living trust and durable powers of attorney. The educational workshop is free and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged. For more information or to make reservation, contact Karen at (209) 312-9718 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DOWNTOWN SUMMIT MEETING
When: Wednesday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Modesto Centre Plaza, 1000 L St.
Info: The Downtown Hospitality Program will present information on research conducted to date, recommendations for next steps and a solicitation of feedback from participants. In addition, meeting attendees will have the opportunity to connect with those already involved in the Downtown Hospitality Program for ongoing participation. Refreshments provided.
KIDNEY DISEASE EDUCATION
When: Wednesday, 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: Davita, 1768 Mitchell Road
Info: Are you diabetic, have high blood pressure or been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease? Do you have questions about your kidney health? Community classes are available at no charge. Get information on diet, modality choices and coping with kidney disease. For more or to register for the class, call (209) 202-9319.
When: Tuesday, 4 p.m.
Where: Riverbank library, 3442 Santa Fe St.
Info: The Riverbank library Book Club meeting features its February pick, "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood. For more information, call the Riverbank library at (209) 869-7008.
When: Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Where: Patterson library, 46 N. Salado Ave.
Info: At a beginning genealogy workshop, participants will learn how to begin searching for family history through the use of online resources. Record sets and items available at the Stanislaus County Library also will be discussed. For more information, call the Patterson library at (209) 892-6473.
GIRL SCOUT INFORMATION NIGHT
When: Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Girl Scout Office, 5172 Kiernan Court
Info: Girl Scouts Heart of Central California is holding a Parent Information Night. Girls in kindergarten through 12th grade and their parents are invited to attend and learn how to start a Girl Scout troop. For more information, contact Debbie Jackson at (209) 545-3620 or Debbie.email@example.com.
Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call (209) 578-2330; fax (209) 578-2207; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.