Around the Region (7/11/13)

local@modbee.comJuly 10, 2013 

Modesto

• TRAVEL CLUB FILM PRESENTATION

When: Friday, 11 a.m.

Where: Denny's restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Traveleers Travel Club presentation of "Around the World" features a film for the Eastern Canada Tour and the Southern Charm Tour. The event includes a guest speaker and a question-and-answer session. For more information, call Ann at (209) 529-5896.

• DOG ADOPTION

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

Where: PetSmart, 2100 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Westside Animals for Adoption event has a dog for everyone: lap lovers and large lovers, swimmers and hikers, easygoing and always on the go. Buddy, who may be part Italian greyhound, is among the newest stars. Meet Aida, the young rottweiler-Aussie mix who's easy to love and eager to please. Call (209) 892-3114 or see the WAA animals at www.westsideanimalsforadoption.webs.com.

Hughson

• LIBRARY PLAY DAY

When: Today, 1 p.m.

Where: Hughson Library, 2412A Third St.

Info: The Stanislaus County Library presents a Day of Play, a special program in which children participate in sports, games, crafts and other activities that encourage them to be physically active and to engage their minds through reading. For more information, call the Hughson Library at (209) 883-2293.

Oakdale

• READ TO A DOG PROGRAM

When: Thursdays

Where: Oakdale Library, 151 S. First Ave.

Info: The Read to a Dog program is ongoing on Thursdays in July at the Oakdale Library. In this program, therapy dogs are paired with independent readers for 20-minute sessions in which the child has the opportunity to read a book to the dog. Advance registration is required as availability is limited. For more information or to reserve a time, call the Oakdale Library at (209) 847-4204.

Turlock

• NEWCOMERS AND FRIENDS CLUB MEETING

When: Monday, 11:15 a.m.

Where: Latif's restaurant, 111 N. Golden State Blvd.

Info: The Turlock Newcomers and Friends Club luncheon features entertainment by Kalie Stout, who will sing and play the guitar. For more information, call (209) 668-7023.

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