Around the Region (8/09/13)

August 8, 2013 

Modesto

COMMUNITY SERVICE EVENT

When: Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.

Where: True Light Community Church, 1417 Harris Ave.

Info: True Light Community Church will hold a community service event with a clothing giveaway, free haircuts, bags of nonperishable food, household items and cleaning products and school supplies for children. True Light also will provide information on church ministries, Bible study and prayer table. For more information, call Terrence Gardner at (209) 614-2758.

Turlock

COMMUNITY UKULELE JAM

When: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway

Info: All ages and skill levels are welcome, as are other acoustic instruments, at the monthly Ukulele Jam and singalong. For more information, go to www.turlockukejamz.org.

Oakdale

CLASSIC T-BIRD CLUB MEETING

When: Sunday, noon

Where: Firenze Ristorante, 502 N. Yosemite

Info: The Modesto Area Classic T-Bird Club will hold its August business meeting. Joyce and Roger Williams will be the hosts. Members may order from the menu and receive individual checks. The Modesto Area Classic T-Bird Club welcomes individuals who own, or are interested in the preservation of 1955, '56, and '57 Ford Thunderbirds. For additional information about the club, contact Pat Mason, publicity chairman, at (209) 538-1130, or go to the club website at www.modestoareaclassictbirdclub.org.

Keyes

BUTTON-MAKING CRAFT EVENT

When: Monday, 3 p.m.

Where: Keyes Library, 4420 Maud Ave.

Info: All ages are welcome to participate in a button-making craft event. Participants can make unique buttons to pin on their bags, backpacks, lanyards or clothes. For more information, call the Keyes Library at (209) 664-8006.

Patterson

LIBRARY SCRAPBOOKING PROGRAM

When: Saturday, noon

Where: Patterson Library, 46 N. Salado Ave.

Info: The Patterson library and the scrapbooking group Scrappin' in Patterson are holding a scrapbooking event. Participants are encouraged to bring their own materials and can learn how to get started in scrapbooking or work on continuing projects. For more information, call the Patterson library at (209) 892-6473

Sonora

• GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING

When: Monday, 7 p.m.

Where: Tuolumne County Library, Community Room, 480 Greenley Road

Info: Interested community members are invited to attend the meeting of the Tuolumne County Genealogical Society. Topic for the meeting will be cemetery searches, with Susan Strope and Lori East, society president and library director, respectively, providing information on how to access Find-a-Grave and other free websites for people doing genealogical research. Refreshments will be served.

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