TEEN VIDEO CONTEST
Info: Teens age 13 to 18 can participate in the Check In @ Your Library Teen Video Contest by submitting a short video about their favorite book by March 9 at 5 p.m. First-, second- and third-place prizes of $250, $150 and $100 gift cards will be awarded at a special reception for all contestants at the Modesto Library on March 16 at noon. Official contest rules and the entry form are available at www.stanislauslibrary.org. For more information, call the Modesto Library children's department at (209) 558-7810.
When: Thursday, 7 p.m.
Where: Modesto Junior College East Campus, Forum 110, 435 College Ave.
Info: The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project film and lecture series will offer a free showing of the film "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide." The presentation is free, open to the public and will be followed by a discussion. Campus parking passes are $1.
Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call (209) 578-2330; fax (209) 578-2207; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.