When: Today, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Save Mart, 2100 Standiford Ave.
Info: The BEAT Health Fair features on-site nurses who will administer screenings of body mass index, blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol. Free consultations with a Save Mart pharmacist are also available. Everyone screened receives a bag of heart-healthy samples and BEAT branded items to take with them. There will be a prize wheel to award additional premium items.
PEERS SPEAK UP FOR HOPE
When: Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Peer Recovery Art Project gallery, 1222 J St.
Info: The Peer Recovery Art Project's Healthier Community Arts Initiative, the Peers Speak Up for Hope series, features community members who share their messages on topics sure to inspire others to reach for higher aspirations in areas of professional and/or personal growth. This is a free, public and all-ages event. For more info, call (209) 581-1695.
FIT 'N' SIT EXERCISE
When: June 3 through July 26
Where: Connections Family Center, 2630 W. Rumble Road
Info: Connections Family Center offers Fit 'n' Sit classes. The eight-week session is composed of exercises to maintain the independent functioning of those with disabilities or older adults. Early morning and evening classes are available. Pre- and post-assessments are included. Facilities are wheelchair accessible. Fee is less than $5 per class. Caregivers and support personnel are welcome. For more information or to register, call (209) 593-5837 or email Erlinda Bourcier at email@example.com.
LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
When: Tuesday, 4 p.m.
Where: Riverbank Library, 3442 Santa Fe St.
Info: Join fellow book lovers for the Riverbank Library Book Club. May's book club pick is "The Help," by Katherine Stockett. It is the story of black maids working in the South during the 1960s and one woman's quest to document their lives. For more information, call the Riverbank Library at (209) 869-7008.
MUNICIPAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Where: Salida Regional Library, Community Room, 4835 Sisk Road
Info: At the Salida Municipal Advisory Council meeting, the main topic of discussion will be the planned removal of the trees along Pirrone and Finney roads by Stanislaus County. Salida residents are invited to ask questions and provide input. For more information, visit Salida MAC's online newsletter at http://salidamac.blogspot.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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