Around the Region (5/1/13)

April 30, 2013 



When: Friday, 8 a.m. to noon

Where: La Loma park basketball court area, 2001 Edgebrook Drive

Info: The seventh annual "Young at Heart" Age with Movement Celebration includes live entertainment from The Quake Mobile DJ, light refreshments, raffle drawings, fitness and balance testing, a variety of health information booths and exercise demonstrations. For information on participating, call the Healthy Aging Association, (209) 523-2800.



When: Thursday at noon

Where: CSU Stanislaus main quad

Info: Prospective students are invited to attend an information session on the master of science in nursing programs offered by California State University, Stanislaus. A new concentration in nursing administration will be discussed, as well as nursing education and gerontological nursing concentrations. The session will cover the graduate program, admissions requirements and the application process. For more information, call (209) 664-6591 or visit



When: Friday, 10 - 11 a.m.

Where: Hughson Resource Center, 2413 Third St.

Info: The MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club of Ceres is for at-home mothers who live in Ceres, Hughson, Waterford or in Modesto south of the river. The Ceres chapter has meetings with speakers, discussions, park play days, play groups, activity groups like scrapbooking and walking, and a monthly MOMS night. It also performs service projects to help needy children in the community. Children are welcome at all activities. For more, email or visit the MOMS Club of Ceres website at



When: Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Empire Library, 18 S. Abbie St.

Info: Friends of the Empire Library annual book sale. Books of every description will sell for bargain prices, with special pricing for children's books. Money raised is used to enhance library facilities and services for the entire Empire community. Book donations are accepted at the library Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call Jim, (209) 578-3577.

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