What: PET PHOTO SHOOT
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Sylvan Veterinary Hospital, 3520 Roselle Ave.
Info: Sylvan Veterinary Hospital is holding its second annual Christmas Pet Photo Shoot. Charitable donations of $20 per photo. Photos by Carolyn Welch Photography. Proceeds benefit local animal rescues. For more information, call (209) 551-4527.
What: E-BOOK TRAINING
When: Jan. 4, 2 p.m.
Where: Modesto Library, 1500 I St.
Info: This program will explain how the librarys e-book system works. It also will include hands-on training for those interested in learning how to download free e-books to an e-reader or other device. Attendees are welcome to bring their own devices to the training. Those attending should call the Modesto Library reference department at (209) 558-7814 to say what type of device they will be bringing to the training.
What: XTREME SCIENCE MAGIC SHOW
When: Dec. 30, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Ceres Library, 2250 Magnolia St.
Info: Take two parts science, add one part magic, throw in a large dose of audience participation and youve got Xtreme Science Magic! This fast-moving, interactive, upbeat show mixes entertainment and information for a show that gets kids hooked on science. Aimed at school-age kids, but all ages are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ceres Library. For more information, call Ceres Library at (209) 537-8938.
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