When: Saturday, and April 20, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Modesto library, 1500 I St.
Info: Two Discovering Shakespeare playshops offered by the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival will feature games and activities to illuminate the concept of drama and language. Participants may be asked to join in a May 11 community presentation of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Playshops are free and open to the public. For more information, call (209) 558-7810.
WHIST CARD PARTY
When: Sunday, 1 p.m.
Where: St. Stanislaus Catholic Church hall, Seventh and K streets
Info: The Brotherhood of St. Anthony Council 30 is sponsoring a whist card party. Event will feature card playing, refreshments and raffle. Cost is $2 to play whist. All are welcome. For more information, call Rose at (209) 529-4933.
SWEDISH PANCAKE BREAKFAST
When: Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: First Christian Church, 180 S. Denair Ave.
Info: Proceeds from the Swedish pancake breakfast fund-raiser will benefit summer camp scholarships. Suggested donation, $7 adults, $3.50 younger than 12. For more information, call (209) 634-6635.
CASINO BUS TRIP
When: Saturday, 8 a.m.
Where: Creative Alternatives, 2855 Geer Road
Info: The Arrowhead Club is sponsoring a fund-raiser bus trip to Cache Creek Casino Resort. Participants will leave from Turlock and return to Turlock, with an additional stop at the Vintage Faire Mall park-and-ride lot in Modesto. Cost is $50. Proceeds support greater Stanislaus youth sports. For more information, call Dan at (209) 202-6425.
When: Sunday, 2 p.m.
Where: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway
Info: Sunday art lecture series presentation by architect David Burton: "Sustainable Design: Lessons Learned in the Home and Around Town." Free. For more information, call (209) 632-5761.
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