What: GIRL SCOUT INFORMATION NIGHT
When: Thursday, 6 p.m.
Where: Centenary Methodist Church, 1911 Toyon Ave.
Info: Girl Scouts Heart of Central California is holding a Build a Troop Night. Girls in kindergarten through 12th grade and their parents are invited to attend and learn how to start a Girl Scout troop. For more information, call Debbie at (209) 545-3620 or email email@example.com.
What: IRISH AUTHORS NIGHT
When: Friday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Carino’s restaurant, 3401 Dale Road
Info: Got Irish? The Irish Cultural Society is sponsoring an Irish Authors Night. Bring a poem; entertainment will be provided. For more information, call (209) 529-9164.
What: MOVEMENT CLASSES
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon, and Sunday, 9 to 11 a.m.
Where: Freedom Park, 3500 Sharon Ave.
Info: Games that deal with hand movement, running, thinking and more will be taught by Waldorf Education graduate Tedra Prouty. The event is a fundraiser for Manzanita Charter School, the first Waldorf methods school in Modesto. Cost is $10 donation per person or $20 per family by today; $15 per person or $25 per family at the event. For more information or to reserve a space, call (209) 222-8439 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: FALL CRAFT FAIR
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Figamarole, 3866 Roeding Road
Info: Figamarole Fall Craft Faire features handmade crafts, gifts and homemade confections. For more information, visit www.figamarole.com.
What: USED BOOK SALE AND HALLOWEEN FESTIVITIES
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Salida Library, 4835 Sisk Road
Info: The Friends of the Salida Library are holding a used book sale in the lobby of the library. Materials will be priced from 50 cents to $1. At 1 p.m. the library will be have a children’s Halloween story, craft time and costume parade. For more information, call (209) 543-7353.
What: HARVEST LUNCHEON
When: Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Hoffmeister Center, 1920 Canal St.
Info: Church Women United in the Merced area is holding its annual Harvest Luncheon fundraiser. Soup, salad, bread and dessert lunch for $10, raffle tickets available for $1. For more information or to buy tickets, call Chris at (209) 723-5609.
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