What: TEA PARTY MEETING
When: Today, 7 p.m.
Where: 2200 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Tea Party Patriots of Modesto will hold a monthly meeting. The meeting will be an open discussion on what is coming up in the next year.
What: RECIPE EXCHANGE AND PRESENTATION
When: Saturday, 1 p.m.
Where: Modesto Library, 1500 I St.
Info: The Cupcake Lady will discuss cupcake decorating techniques. Participants are invited to bring 15 copies of their recipes to share. Good for all ages. For more information, call the Modesto Library reference desk at (209) 558-7814.
What: VETERANS ADVISORY COMMISSION MEETING
When: Monday, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Modesto Library, Community Room, 1500 I St.
Info: The Stanislaus County Veterans Advisory Commission meets the fourth Monday of every month. This months meeting will feature a review and provide feedback on the strategic priorities and annual goals established at the last meeting. For more information, call Joe Madden at (209) 914-4764.
What: CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
When: Monday, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Sutter Gould Health Education and Conference Center, McHenry Village, 1700 McHenry Ave., Suite 60B
Info: Men diagnosed with prostate cancer meet the fourth Monday of each month. This month the speaker will be Sandy Howell, counselor from Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program. She will speak on health insurance. Following her presentation, there will be small group interaction with prostate cancer survivors, newly diagnosed, in treatment or in recovery. Friends and family members encouraged to attend. For more information, call Dean at (209) 527-3528 or John at (209) 529-2465.
What: YOUNG AT HEART GROUP EXERCISE
Info: The Healthy Aging Association offers free Young at Heart group exercise classes for ages 60 and older. Classes range from strength training to aerobics and tai chi. For more information on class location and times, call (209) 523-2800.
What: TURKEY DRIVE
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Galaxy Theatres, 2525 Patterson Road, or Les Schwab Tire Center, 2560 Patterson Road
Info: The Riverbank Cares Committee is sponsoring its annual Drive-by Turkey Drive. Volunteers dressed up as turkeys will be on hand to collect turkeys and other nonperishable food donations to help needy families. For more information, call the city of Riverbank at (209) 863-7153 or Riverbank Christian Food Sharing at (209) 869-3710.
What: ADOPT A GRANDPARENT
Where: OBriens Market, 6331 Oakdale Road, or West America Bank, 2251 Claribel Road
Info: The Riverbank Cares Committee will hold an Adopt a Grandparent event. To participate, stop by either location and pick an ornament on the Christmas tree with needs and wants of a senior resident from the Riverbank Care Facility. Buy gifts and return them to the market or bank, unwrapped, in a gift bag no later than Dec. 10. For more information, call Westamerica Bank at (209) 869-2469.
What: MODESTO AREA CLASSIC T-BIRD CLUB
When: Sunday, 10 a.m.
Where: Walmart parking lot, 1670 Mitchell Road
Info: The T-Bird Club will hold a tour of Duarte Nursery and the McHenry Mansion. A lunch at the Fruit Yard is planned for noon. Members are asked to meet in the Ceres Walmart parking lot to caravan to Duarte Nursery. Individuals who own or are interested in the preservation of 1955-57 Thunderbirds are welcome. For more information, call Pat Mason at (209) 538-1130.
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