Around the Region (4/30/13)

April 29, 2013 

Modesto

WALKING SCHOOL BUS PROGRAM

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.

GRAND OPENING

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.

DRIVER SAFETY COURSE

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.

YARD SALE

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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