COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEETING
When: Monday, 7 p.m.
Where: 2201 Morrill Road
Info: Compassionate Friends is a nonprofit, nonsectarian support group for families whose children have died at any age, from any cause. For more, call (209) 622-6786 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
When: Tuesday, 10 a.m.
Where: Nick W. Blom Salida Regional Library, 4835 Sisk Road
Info: Join fellow bibliophiles for the Salida Library Book Club. July's book club pick is "The Sweet Hereafter," by Russell Banks, a tale of four lives that intersect after a tragic bus accident. For more information, call the library at (209) 543-7315.
WEDNESDAY TALK TIME
When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Where: Patterson Library, 46 N. Salado Ave.
Info: Join Sandra Luna every Wednesday in July at 10 a.m. for Wednesday Talk Time. During the special program, English learners can participate in group discussions that improve their speaking and listening skills. The program is free and open to the public, with all necessary materials provided by the library. For more information, call the library at (209) 892-6473.
DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING
When: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Sweet River Grill and Bar, 2600 Geer Road
Info: On the agenda this month will be discussions and actions on a number of legislative items of interest. Members also will discuss plans for the Stanislaus County Fair, the Turlock Farmers Market and future speakers/presenters. All interested parties are welcome. For further information, call (209) 485-0818.
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