Around the Region (5/15/13)

May 14, 2013 

Modesto

STANISLAUS AUDUBON SOCIETY and SIERRA CLUB

When: Friday, 6:45 p.m.

Where: College Avenue Congregational Churchfellowship hall, 1341 College Ave.

Info: Bird artist and naturalist Keith Hansen will speak at the monthly meeting of the Stanislaus Audubon Society and Sierra Club-Yokuts Group. His program is titled "A Green Year of Birding." Free. Nonmembers welcome. For more, call (209) 985-1232.

COMMUNITY SAFETY FAIR

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Herald Baptist Church, 2120 Prescott Road

Info: Free Community Safety Fair will feature CHP demonstrations on securing child safety seats, K-9 exhibitions and a demonstration by Moonshine, the search-and-rescue dog. Free fingerprinting and drawings for family items. For more, call Kathy, (209) 605-1160, or Cindy, (209) 505-3090.

WOMEN'S NIGHT OUT

When: Thursday, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: Kaiser Permanente Modesto Medical Center, Conference Room 1A92-4, 4601 Dale Road

Info: The fifth annual Kaiser Permanente Women's Night Out will offer information for women of all ages. Free. Open to members and nonmembers of Kaiser Permanente. Topics include healthy eating on a budget, avoiding fad diets, body fat testing, facts versus myths about birth control, breast self-exams, skin exams, myths about medications that help libido and how to improve couples' communication. For more, call (209) 557-6538 or visit www.kp.org/centralvalley.

Turlock

TEA PARTY MEETING

When: Thursday, 6 p.m.

Where: Hometown Buffet, 1665 Countryside Drive

Info: The Turlock Tea Party meeting will feature guest speaker Sam Paredes from Gun Owners of California and a 50-50 raffle.

Sonora

AUDUBON MEETING

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Where: Tuolumne County Library, 480 Greenley Road

Info: The giant sequoias of the western slope of the Sierra Nevada will be the topic at a meeting of the Central Sierra Audubon Society. Dr. Nancy E. Muleady-Mecham will speak about the natural and historic legacy of the giant sequoia. Open to the public. For more, contact David at (209) 533-1668 or via email at dharden@sonnet.com.

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