What: CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON
When: Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Elks Lodge Charity Ballroom, 645 Charity Way
Info: Stonecroft Womens Connection Its Beginning to Look Like Christmas luncheon. Event will feature Christmas music by Sandy Van Vliet and motivational speaker Helen Bozzo. Program and lunch cost is $15. For more information or to make a reservation, call Marsha at (209) 599-3248 or Carole at (209) 416-1050.
What: TRAVEL CLUB MEETING
When: Friday, 11 a.m.
Where: Dennys Restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Travelers Travel Club will hold a meeting featuring a special presentation on the Celebrity Cruise Line sailing through the Panama Canal from San Diego on April 14. For more information or to RSVP, call Ann Burkett at (209) 529-5896 or Mark Baptista at (209) 996-5242.
What: HOLIDAY PEACE ON YOUR PLATE POTLUCK
When: Saturday, noon to 2 p.m.
Where: Peer Recovery Art Project Art Gallery, 1222 J St.
Info: So Easy-So Good Vegetarian Group will hold a vegan potluck. Those curious about the vegan craze are invited to attend and sample food and ask questions. A film presentation will follow the potluck. For more information, call Kathy at (209) 529-5360.
What: UKULELE JAM
When: Saturday, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway
Info: Turlock Uke Jamz presents the second Christmas at the Carnegie, where the Christmas season will be celebrated ukulele style. All ages and skill levels are welcome, as well as other acoustic instruments. Hosts of this event are partnering with the Turlock Together program, so donations of canned food, other nonperishable food items or a new unwrapped toy are encouraged. For more information, visit www.turlockukejamz.org.
What: COVERED CALIFORNIA PROGRAM
When: Thursday, 6 p.m.
Where: Oakdale Library, 151 S. First Ave.
Info: A program on the Affordable Health Care Act will be presented. The discussion will include an introduction to Covered California, eligibility information and details on insurance options. An explanation of the law and its requirements will also be given. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. For more information, call the Oakdale Library, (209) 847-4204.
What: WOMENS CONNECTION LUNCHEON
When: Thursday, noon to 1:45 p.m.
Where: Papapolloni, 1214 W. F St.
Info: Women of the Central Valley are invited to attend the Oakdale Womens Connection luncheon featuring Music to Celebrate Christmas with Brooke Cannedy and Debra Hoekman on harp and Gabriel Gage and Lilly Gage on piano. Guest speaker Sherry Mehl will speak on learning to smooth out lifes rough roads. Lunch and program cost $15. Reservations are appreciated. For more information or to make a reservation, call Barbara at (209) 847-5605 or Paula at (209) 869-4788.
What: SNOWFLAKE CRAFT MAKING
When: Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Riverbank Library, 3442 Santa Fe St.
Info: Families are invited to visit the library and let creativity take over in a beaded-snowflake craft workshop. Participants will learn how to make snowflake ornaments using beads and other craft materials. For more information, call the Riverbank Library at (209) 869-7008.
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