What: HEALTHY AGING AND FALL PREVENTION SUMMIT
When: Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Modesto Centre Plaza, 1000 L St.
Info: Summit will offer free health screenings, awareness, intervention and information on multiple diseases and concerns for older adults and their caregivers. Event will be held by the Healthy Aging Association, Stanislaus County Area Agency on Aging and Kaiser Permanente. For more information, call (209) 523-2800.
What: TRAVEL CLUB PRESENTATION
When: Friday, 11 a.m.
Where: Dennys restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Traveleers Travel Club will present a film hosted by Collette Vacations featuring a tour of Southern charm, including Charleston, S.C.; Savannah, Ga.; Jekyll Island, Ga., and more.
What: PAPER SHREDDING EVENT
When: Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Oak Valley Community Bank, 3508 McHenry Ave.
Info: Oak Valley Community Bank is partnering with the Better Business Bureau to offer free document shredding to raise awareness of identity theft protection. American Mobile Shredding will be providing on-site shredding. For more information, call the BBB at (916) 443-6843.
What: PT CRUISER CLUB MEETING
When: Friday, 6 p.m.
Where: Perkos restaurant, 900 N. Carpenter Road
Info: Highway 99 PT Cruiser Club invites all PT Cruiser owners to the monthly meeting. The meeting includes a no-host dinner and socializing time.
What: SIERRA CLUB MEETING
When: Friday, 6:45 p.m.
Where: College Avenue Congregational Church, 1341 College Ave.
Info: Sierra Club meeting will feature guest speaker Patrick Kelly, professor of zoology and coordinator of the endangered species recovery program in the department of biological sciences at California State University, Stanislaus. He will describe the recovery program and talk about its history, the people who work there, and the species and issues with which they work.
What: REPUBLICAN WOMEN DINNER MEETING
When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Perkos restaurant, 2120 Patterson Road
Info: Stanislaus East Republican Women Federated will hold its monthly dinner meeting. The guest speaker will be Gary McKinsey, a certified guerrilla marketing coach and board member of the National Speakers Association of Northern California. McKinsey will give a presentation on how to present Republican ideas and positions and how to improve personal public speaking skills. Cost of optional dinner is $15. Group meets the third Wednesday of each month. For more information or to make a reservation, call (209) 204-7888.
What: GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: Thursday, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Ceres Community Center, 2701 Fourth St.
Info: Monthly meeting of the Ceres Garden Club. Meeting will feature social and refreshment time, followed by guest speaker Barbara Coelho of Coelho Farms with a presentation on gourds and pumpkins. After the meeting, the group will take a tour of the Rams Farm Pumpkin Patch in Turlock.
What: BUILDING MATERIALS SALE
When: Thursday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Veterans Memorial Hall, 9799 Stephens St.
Info: Livingston-Delhi Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8327 will hold a huge building materials sale. All new merchandise, priced 25 cents on the dollar. There will be electrical, plumbing, lawn and garden, flooring, windows, bathtubs, doors and many other items. All sales are final, with no warranties offered. Contractors are welcome. Only cash and checks will be accepted, no credit cards. All proceeds will go to the California Veterans Service Program. For more information, call Denis Wells at (209) 394-2059 or visit www.vfwlivingston.com.
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