What: OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
When: Today, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Health Education and Conference Center, Suite 60B, McHenry Village, 1700 McHenry Ave.
Info: Do you have an ostomy, are you going to have an ostomy, or do you care for someone who does? Are you looking for information and support? Join the Memorial Medical Centers Ostomy Support Group. Beginning next month, the group will meet the third Wednesday of each month. For more information or to reserve a seat, call (209) 526-4500, ext. 6107.
What: SCIENCE PRESENTATION
When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Modesto Junior College West Campus, Sierra Hall 132, 2201 Blue Gum Ave.
Info: Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) is hosting a presentation by professional geologist and certified hydrogeologist Chris Peterson on the topic of Keeping Our Wells From Running Dry. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (209) 575-6800.
What: DISABILITY RESOURCE FAIR
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Clarion Inn, 1612 Sisk Road
Info: A Disability Resource Fair and Assistive Technology Expo will be hosted by DRAIL (Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living). The event will feature resources, adaptive equipment and device demonstrations. There also will be health and educational vendors, as well as raffles. For more information, call (209) 477-6342 or email email@example.com.
What: OCTOBER CAR CLUB TOUR
When: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Surlas Restaurant, 431 12th St.
Info: The Modesto Area Classic T-Bird Club is having its October tour, with Pat Mason as hostess. The event will begin with brunch and follow with members and guests touring the McHenry Mansion. The club welcomes individuals who own or are interested in the preservation of 1955, 56 and 57 Thunderbirds. Cost is $26.50. For more information, call (209) 538-1130 or visit www.modestoareaclassictbirdclub.org.
What: MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT FORUM
When: Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Turlock Senior Center, 1191 Cahill
Info: The Stanislaus County Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program is holding a Medicare Advantage Forum so Medicare recipients can learn about the changes coming for 2014 premiums and benefits. For more information, call (209) 558-4540.
What: GARDEN PRESENTATION
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: P&L Concrete and Garden Center, 1900 Roosevelt Ave.
Info: Generation Growers will offer a presentation on Japanese Maple Care & Pruning. Learn from professionals on the care of Japanese maple trees. Free event. For more information, call (209) 838-1448.
What: ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Denair High School, 3431 Lester Road
Info: Denair Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is accepting electronic waste, free of charge. Accepted items included TVs, monitors, laptops, CPUs, CD/DVD players, printers, fax machines, copiers and scanners. All proceeds benefit the students of the Denair Unified School District. For more information, call (209) 668-2206.
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