What: HOLIDAY LIGHT BIKE RIDE
When: Friday, 6 p.m.
Where: Roseburg Square, 801 W. Roseburg Ave.
Info: All bike types welcome! Free to ride; beverage/food expenses are up to you. Decorate and light your bike and join us for a leisurely yet attention-grabbing ride through Modesto. Event is for those 21 and over due to stops at local watering holes. Departure time from Roseburg Square will be 6:30 p.m. Event will be rescheduled if heavy rain. For more information, call (209) 595-6532.
What: BLOOD DRIVE
When: Through Friday
Where: BloodSource, 1040 W. Monte Vista Ave.
Info: BloodSource is celebrating the season of giving with a Bow-Meow Blood Drive to help the local animal shelter. All those who donate or attempt to donate through the end of December will be entered into a drawing to win a $500 Visa gift card. Donors are encouraged to bring items such as cat food, dog foot, new or old blankets, cat litter and detergent. To make an appointment to donate blood or for more information, call (866) 822-5663.
What: SONS IN RETIREMENT MEETING
When: Wednesday, 11:15 a.m.
Where: Denair Community Center, 3850 N. Gratton Road
Info: Sons in Retirement Turlock Chapter #143 meets the third Wednesday of every month. Luncheon begins 11:30 a.m. and is followed by chapter meeting. SIR membership is open to men regardless of age, race, national origin or religion. For more information regarding attending as a guest or joining, call Membership Chairman Mel Carothers (209) 632-0011 or Program Chairman Rick Kindle (209) 652-8608.
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