DEMOCRATIC WOMEN'S CLUB MEETING
When: Today, 11 a.m.
Where: Marie Callender's restaurant, 3500 Coffee Road
Info: The monthly meeting of the Democratic Women's Club of Stanislaus County will feature Lindsey Guinn Bird of the Modesto City Schools Language Institute, who will give a presentation. Tom Hallinan, Senate District 12 candidate, and Riverbank City Council candidate Diana Gonzales will be the special guests. Also on the agenda will be an update on the California Democratic Convention, set for April 12-14 in Sacramento. A hot topics discussion will focus on the Equal Rights Amendment, immigration, support of female elected officials and fracking resolutions. The public is welcome at this free meeting. For more, call Patty at (209) 303-4042.
When: Today, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Petco, 2021 Evergreen Ave.
Info: The Kitty Haven Sanctuary will have healthy, vaccinated, spayed or neutered cats available for adoption. For more details, go to www.kittyhavenrescue.org.
AREA AGENCY ON AGING PUBLIC HEARING
When: Monday, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Area Agency on Aging, 121 Downey St., Suite 102
Info: A public hearing will be held to discuss the Stanislaus County Area Plan Update for 2013-14. The update is required by the California Department of Aging and the Administration on Aging to notify the public of ways the Area Agency on Aging staff proposes to use the funds from the Older Americans Act and the Older Californians Act. For more, call Linda Lowe at (209) 525-4612.
REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED MEETING
When: Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: The Seasons, 945 McHenry Ave.
Info: The free monthly meeting of the Modesto Republican Women will feature Stanislaus County Supervisor Terry Withrow. The public is invited men and women. Lunch is $15 per person. Please R.S.V.P. by today if possible, and no later than Monday by noon, by calling (209) 567-3399 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIENDS OF EMPIRE LIBRARY MEETING
When: Tuesday, 6-7 p.m.
Where: Empire Library, Meeting Room, 18 S. Abbie St.
Info: Final planning continues for the upcoming fourth annual FOEL Book Sale on May 3-4. Help will be needed in counting and bundling publicity materials. For more, contact Marye at (209) 523-0449 or email@example.com.
SUNSHINE CLUB MEETING
When: Monday, 2:30 p.m.
Where: AJ's, 2800 Geer Road
Info: A support group for men and women who have lost a loved one offers a chance to meet new friends who understand what suddenly being alone really means. For more, call Ms. Burch (209) 632-3273.
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