Around the Region (08/02/2013)

August 1, 2013 



When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Petco, 2021 Evergreen Ave.

Info: Kitty Haven Sanctuary will have healthy, vaccinated, spayed and neutered cats available for adoption. For more details, go to


When: Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Emanuel Lutheran Church, 324 College Ave.

Info: The meeting of PFLAG (Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will feature Healthy TRANSitions, discussions, private and peer support. For more information, call (209) 566-2468 or go to


When: Today, 6 p.m.

Where: Marie Callendar's restaurant, 3500 Coffee Road

Info: Meetings run through for the Valley Super Singles, a nonprofit group for singles age 50 and above. All new members are welcome. The meeting is preceded by social hour. For more information, call Chuck at (209) 579-2347.



When: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Turlock Library, 550 Minaret Ave.

Info: Join fellow bibliophiles for the Turlock Library Book Club. The featured monthly book is "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln," by historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. For more information, call the library at (209) 664-8100.



When: Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m.

Where: Italo-American Lodge, 1351 W. 18th St.

Info: The first LGBT Youth Health Forum in Merced County will focus on the vital role of families and the community in preventing suicide and other risks and in supporting the health and well-being of LGBT youth.Dr. Caitlin Ryan will be the featured speaker at the free event. For more information or to register, call Marilyn at (209) 617-4651 or Jeremy at (209) 230-3156.

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