Religion Digest: Events around the Modesto area

April 26, 2013 

MUSIC AND ARTS

COLLINGSWORTH FAMILY — 6 p.m. today, Big Valley Grace Community Church, 4040 Tully Road, Modesto. Gospel group from Ohio in concert. Offering. (209) 538-3838.

GREATER VISION — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Calvary Baptist Church, 1732 Miller Ave., Modesto. Southern gospel trio from Tennessee in concert. Offering. (209) 538-3838.

CLASSES

FINANCIAL PEACE — 7 p.m. Mondays beginning May 6, One Church — Sylvan Campus, 3540 Oakdale Road, Modesto. Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class, a video-based series, offers practical help to get out of debt and build wealth. $89 for singles or couples, includes workbook and materials. (209) 521-5440.

DIVORCE CARE — 7 p.m. Thursdays, beginning May 9, Big Valley Grace Community Church fireside room, 4040 Tully Road, Modesto. 13-week class for individuals who are separated or divorced. $15 for materials.(209) 577-1604, ext. 341.

MISCELLANEOUS

HINDU FESTIVAL — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Mancini Bowl at Graceada Park in downtown Modesto. Modesto Indian Kids Union celebrates Holi, a religious and community festival of colors. DJ and dancing, plus pack of color, lunch and drink. $20; under age 5 free. (209) 986-6656.

CELEBRATING MOMS — 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday,St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Father O'Hare Hall, 1813 Oakdale Road, Modesto. Celebration of Mothers luncheon includes decorated tables, food and vendors. $40, with proceeds benefiting Seniors of Stanislaus County. (209) 578-4338.

YARD SALE — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Unity Church of Modesto, 2467 Veneman Ave. Furniture, household items, tools, clothes, etc. (209) 578-5433.

WALK FOR LIFE — 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Tuolumne River Regional Park, Modesto. Modesto Pregnancy Center's 21st annual Walk for Life and third annual 5K run benefits the nonprofit agency. www.modestopc.org or (209) 526-1734.

MOMS IN PRAYER — 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, 4977 Parrotts Ferry Road, Vallecito. Moms and grandmothers meet for brunch and prayer for children and schools in Amador, Calaveras and Tuolumne counties. (209) 795-0420.

CAFE SHALOM — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5, Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. 43rd annual Jewish food and cultural festival features brunch, bake shop, vendors, live music, Israeli dancing and tours of synagogue. $10 in advance, $12 at door; $8 for children. (209) 571-6060.

SPRING BAZAAR — Noon on May 5, Sacred Heart Church, 505 M St., Patterson. Adult co-ed softball tourney, food vendors, craft booths, live entertainment, children's carnival games and prizes. Chicken dinner barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. with tickets $10 in advance or $13 at door. (209) 892-9321.

Send events by noon Tuesday to snowicki@modbee.com or fax to (209) 578-2207.

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