Around the Region (6/15/13)

June 14, 2013 

Modesto

DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING

When: Monday, 7 p.m.

Where: Denny's restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Central Valley Democratic Club meeting will feature Merced College lecturer Eric Caine, who will speak on water issues in the Central Valley. Nonmembers are welcome. For more information, call (209) 863-9137.

THIRD TUESDAY SOCIAL

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

Where: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave.

Info: PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is having a summer potluck. PFLAG Modesto will provide plates, utensils and drinks. For food distribution list or more information, call (209)566-2468 or go to www.pflagmodesto.org.

KING-KENNEDY CENTER PRESENTATION

When: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.

Where: King-Kennedy Memorial Center, 601 S. Martin Luther King Dr.

Info: The King-Kennedy board of directors will host "Pathway to Job Growth," a presentation by the Modesto Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call Jeremiah at (209) 522-3066.

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road

Info: The Stanislaus Genealogical Society meeting will feature Dr. Irit Goldman, who will speak on "Out of Auschwitz — Lost and Found." For more information, call Bev at (209) 529-6467.

GIFT STORE OPEN HOUSE

When: Wednesday, noon to 4 p.m.

Where: McHenry Mansion gift store, 924 15th St.

Info: The McHenry Mansion gift store will hold an open house. Guests can sample teas and sweets while browsing for gifts and touring the restored McHenry Mansion. For more information, call (209) 549-0428.

VALLEY SUPER SINGLES DINNER

When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.

Where: Perko's Cafe, 3500 Oakdale Road

Info: Valley Super Singles, a nonprofit group for singles age 50 years old and above, is having a newcomer's dinner. The group meets most Fridays at 6 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel on Sisk Road for social hour. For more information about the dinner, call Chuck at (209) 579-2347. For information about general activities and the organization, call Anne at (209) 614-4404.

Denair

MAGNET MAKING FOR TWEENS, TEENS

When: Tuesday, noon

Where: Denair Library, 4801 Kersey Road

Info: Tweens (age 9-12) and teens (age 13-18) are invited to make magnet crafts with materials provided by the Friends of the Denair Library. Participants will be able to decorate their magnets with marbles or bottle caps. Books and materials from the library's Young Adult collection will be on display and available for checkout. For more information, call the Denair Library at (209) 634-1283.

Turlock

TEEN CRAFTS AT LIBRARY

When: Monday, 3 p.m.

Where: Turlock Library, 550 Minaret Ave.

Info: Teens ages 13 to 18 can participate in a crafting activity where they can make unique buttons to pin on their bags or backpacks. Participation provides teens with the opportunity to interact with their peers, be creative with crafts, and learn about the programs the Stanislaus County Library offers. For more information, call the Turlock Library at (209) 664-8100.

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