What: REPUBLICAN WOMEN FEDERATED MEETING
When: Today, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Seasons, 945 McHenry Ave.
Info: Modesto Republican Women Federated is having its monthly meeting. Guest speaker will be California Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, who is running for governor in 2014. Meeting is open to the public. Lunch cost, $15.
What: MANSION GIFT SHOP AND OPEN HOUSE
When: Wednesday, noon-4 p.m.
Where: McHenry Mansion Gift Store, 924 15th St.
Info: Sample teas while browsing the mansion gift store. Tours of the newly restored mansion available. For more information, call (209) 549-0428.
What: CANDIDATE FORUM
When: Thursday, 6-8 p.m.
Where: King Kennedy Memorial Center, 601 S. Martin Luther King Drive
Info: Modesto City School Board candidate forum hosted by the Stanislaus County League of Women Voters. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (209) 531-1222.
What: AGRICULTURE OPEN HOUSE
When: Thursday, 5-8 p.m.
Where: Modesto Junior College, East Campus, Agriculture Department building, 435 College Ave.
Info: Modesto Junior College is hosting the 61st annual Agriculture Open House featuring student displays and a program honoring the 2013 Honorary Young Farmer Degree recipients. Dinner available, $10. Tickets for dinner available on first-come first-served basis. For more information, call the MJC Agriculture Department, (209) 575-6200.
What: SALVATION ARMY AUXILIARY MEETING
When: Wednesday, noon
Where: Salvation Army Corps office, 893 Lander Ave.
Info: The Salvation Army Womens Auxiliary is having a meeting featuring a potluck. Meeting topics will include discussion of upcoming service projects. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Kathy, (209) 667-6091.
What: DEMOCRATIC CLUB MONTHLY MEETING
When: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Sweet River Grill and Bar, 260 Geer Road
Info: The Turlock Democratic Club is holding its monthly meeting. The meeting will feature a presentation by CPA Dolores Lavelle and her husband, Timm, which will discuss the Affordable Care Act. All interested parties are welcome. For more information, call (209) 485-0818.
What: LEGO CLUB
When: Thursday and Oct. 24, 3 p.m.
Where: Ceres Library, 2250 Magnolia St.
Info: Children will have the opportunity to make their own unique creations during LEGO Club by using the librarys LEGOs to create their own designs, which will be displayed at the library. Program is for ages 4-12. Children under 4 are invited to participate with direct adult supervision. For more information, call (209) 537-8938.
What: WOMENS CONNECTION LUNCHEON
When: Thursday, noon - 1:45 p.m.
Where: Firenze Ristorante, 502 N. Yosemite Ave.
Info: Women of the Central Valley are invited to attend the Oakdale Womens Connection luncheon. Featured presenter is June Sand; guest speaker Teresa Daniels, a mural painter, will address the topic Help! I need a makeover! Lunch and program cost is $15. Reservations appreciated. For more information, call Barbara, (209) 847-5605, or Paula, (209) 869-4788.
What: HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING
When: Thursday 7 p.m.
Where: Tuolumne County Library, 480 Greenley Road
Info: The history, controversy and geology of the New Melones Dam will be the topic of a presentation at the meeting of the Tuolumne County Historical Society. Guest speaker will be Shawn Wade of the New Melones recreation area.
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