Around the Region (4/30/13)

April 29, 2013 



When: Today, 9:15 a.m.

Where: Marshall Elementary School cafeteria, 515 Sutter Road

Info: Marshall Elementary School, in partnership with HEAL Zone and Stanislaus County Health Services Agency, will kick off the "Walking School Bus" Program. The event will feature physical activity, including dancing, hula-hoops and interactive games, and "Walking School Bus" Program details. The "Walking School Bus" will begin Thursday at 8:20 a.m. and run Tuesdays and Thursdays, before and after school, rain or shine.


When: Wednesday, 11 a.m.

Where: Endless Possibilities Thrift Store, 3124 McHenry Ave., Suite A

Info: The Society for Handicapped Children and Adults will have a thrift store grand opening featuring special deals and promotions. For more, call (209) 524-3536.


When: Thursday, 9:30 a.m.

Where: Modesto Senior Center, 211 Bodem St.

Info: The AARP will hold a four-hour driver safety refresher to allow seniors to renew mature driver's insurance discounts. Pre-registration is encouraged as class size is limited to the first 30 registrations. For more and to register, call (209) 341-2974.


When: Thursday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Unity Church of Modesto, 2467 Veneman Ave.

Info: Church yard sale featuring furniture, tools, household items, clothes and lots of miscellaneous items. For more, call (209) 578-5433.

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