CATHOLIC PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS CLUB
When: Tuesday, 7 a.m.
Where: DoubleTree Hotel, 1150 Ninth St.
Info: The Catholic Professional and Business Club holds its monthly breakfast meeting. It will feature keynote speaker Lisa Hendey, founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the best-selling author of "The Handbook for Catholic Moms" and "A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms." Cost is $15 for members, $20 nonmembers, and includes breakfast. All are welcome. For additional information, call (209) 988-9263.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY CLUB
When: Tuesday, 6 to 7 p.m.
Where: Empire Library meeting room, 18 S. Abbie St.
Info: The public is welcome to the Friends of the Empire Library meeting. This open meeting will review the success of the recent used-book sale fund-raiser and plan for activities at local schools to boost summer reading. For more information, contact Marye Martinez at (209) 523-0449 or email@example.com.
BOXING CLUB OPEN HOUSE
When: Monday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: 51 Fifty Boxing Club, 444 Main St.
Info: The Carlos Viera Foundation and the Merced County Sheriff's Activity League will hold an open house for the new 51 Fifty Boxing Club. It's an opportunity to tour the facility, meet the coaches and learn about the program. There will be snacks and refreshments, along with raffles and prizes. For more information, visit www.carlosvieirafoundation.org
TOWN HALL MEETING
When: Monday, 7 p.m.
Where: Riverbank City Council chamber, 6707 Third St.
Info: The meeting will offer updates on the June special election; it will include a question-and-answer period. For more, call (209) 863-7198.
When: Tuesday, 11 a.m.
Where: Riverbank Historical Museum, 3237 Santa Fe St.
Info: The city's past libraries and librarians will be the topic for a Riverbank Historical Society program. It will take place in a 1922 structure that originally was one of the many libraries supported by industrialist Andrew Carnegie. Organizers have evidence of another library dating to 1912, located in the Mission Shop and operated by Mrs. H.K. Hadley. The program is part of the society's Memories Day series, held the second Tuesday of each month.
When:Tuesday, 10 a.m.
Where: Salida Library, 4835 Sisk Road
Info: Join fellow bibliophiles for the Salida Library Book Club meeting. May's book club pick is "The Dogs of Babel," by Carolyn Parkhurst. Readers will enjoy the tale of Professor Paul Iverson, his wife, Lexy, and the search for answers surrounding Lexy's death. For more information, call the Salida Library at (209) 543-7315.
When: Monday, noon
Where: Turlock Senior Citizens Center, 1191 Cahill
Info: Monthly meeting of the Turlock Garden Club features a garden club member plant sale. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (209) 668-4808.
When: Monday, 2:30 p.m.
Where: IHOP restaurant, 1625 Countryside Drive
Info: Meet new friends who understand what suddenly being alone really means at this support group for men and women who have lost loved ones. The group meets Mondays. For more information, call (209) 632-3273.
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