Around the Region (6/27/13)

June 26, 2013 

Modesto

NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING

When: Today, 6 p.m.

Where: Sharp Park, 1900 Torrid Ave.

Info: The Woodland West Community Neighborhood is holding a second anniversary meeting. Neighbors are encouraged to come out to hear what has been done in the past year and what plans are for the coming year. Vice Mayor David Geer will be there. Attendees are asked to bring chairs or blankets to sit on, and any beverages they would like. Food will not be provided. For more information, email Terhesa Gamboa at wwestcn@gmail.com.

FARMERS MARKET

When: Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where: Airport District Community Center, 805 Empire Ave.

Info: The Friday Farmers Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables in the airport neighborhood. The market will be open every other Friday through Aug. 23.

NUTRITION 101

When: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Fitness Academy, 3500 Sisk Road

Info: Attend a class on basic nutrition for health, with guest speaker Karl Sacco, owner of Cornucopia Foods. He has18 years' experience in the local natural foods business and 30 years' experience doing speaking engagements at universities and colleges. RSVP requested, as space is limited. For more information or to register to attend, call (209) 968-4605.

HEALTH MAKEOVER

When: Sunday, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Peer Recovery Art Project Gallery, 1222 J St.

Info: Vegetarian-vegan group So Easy-So Good is holding a health event featuring motivational guest speaker Eric O'Grey who lost more than 100 pounds in eight months, kicked a $1,000-per-month prescription medication routine and is running monthly marathons. The free event will have vegan appetizers. For more information, call (209) 529-5360.

AUTO CLUB

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Clarion Hotel, 1612 Sisk Road

Info: Central California Corvette Club meets the first Tuesday of each month. It's open to all car enthusiasts who like car shows, autocross and drag racing. For more information, call Pete, (209) 602-3280.

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BENEFIT DINNER

When: Saturday, 5 to 11 p.m.

Where: Larsa Banquet Hall, 2107 E. Monte Vista Road

Info: The Stanislaus County Sheriff K9 Association offers a Steak and Shrimp Benefit Dinner with auction and raffle prizes. Tickets are $40 adults, $20 for 12 and younger. All proceeds benefit the Stanislaus County K9 Association. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Brock, (209) 324-9521, or Marcy, (209) 652-0234.

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