What: NEWCOMERS AND FRIENDS CLUB
When: Wednesday, 10:00 a.m
Where: Marie Callender’s Restaurant, 3500 Coffee Road
Info: The Newcomers and Friends Club of Modesto is a social club through which ladies have the opportunity to meet others with similar interests. It is open to anyone, whether you have lived here 10 days or 10 years. There is a monthly no-host luncheon at a local restaurant. For more information, call Barbara at (209) 551-2968 or Caren at (209) 551-8504 or go to www.modestonewcomers.com.
What: SPRING 2014 ORIENTATION
When: Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Modesto Junior College East Campus, Forum 110, 435 College Ave.
Info: The human services program at Modesto Junior College is sponsoring a spring 2014 orientation. The event will showcase the degrees, certificates of achievement and skills recognition awards available to students in human services, chemical dependency counseling, psychosocial rehabilitation and gerontology. Orientation is free and open to the public. For more information, call Dr. Kimberly Kennard at (209) 575-6864.
What: INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCING
When: Fridays, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway
Info: Exercise and enjoy interesting music as you learn ethnic dances from around the world. No partners or experience necessary. Presented by The Village Dancers. For more information, call Lise at (209) 634-8843.
What: WOMEN’S AUXILIARY POTLUCK
When: Wednesday, noon
Where: The Salvation Army, Corps Building, 893 Lander Ave.
Info: The Turlock Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will hold its monthly potluck meeting, at which members will discuss and plan a February Tea. New members welcome, no dish required. For more information, call (209) 667-6091.
What: TEA PARTY MEETING
When: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Latif’s Restaurant, 111 N. Golden State Blvd.
Info: North Valley Patriots meeting will feature Sam Paredes from Gun Owners of California, speaking on upcoming elections, recalls, lawsuits and lobbying in 2014. To learn more about Gun Owners of California, go to www.gunownersca.com.
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