What: OPEN HOUSE AND TEA SAMPLING
When: Wednesday, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: McHenry Mansion Gift Store, 924 15th St.
Info: The McHenry Mansion Gift Store will offer a sampling of teas, including the McHenry Mansion Matilda Tea. There will also be a final opportunity to see the mansion decorated for Christmas 2013. For more information, call (209) 549-0428.
What: LEGAL PROFESSIONALS MEETING
When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.
Where: Family Connections Christian Adoptions, 1120 Tully Road
Info: The Stanislaus County Legal Professionals Association is holding a monthly meeting featuring guest speaker Jennifer Lopez of E.&J. Gallo Winery. Lopez will speak on the topic of Everything You Need to Know About Liquor Law. For more information or to RSVP, call Linda at (209) 526-7388 or email email@example.com.
What: FUNDRAISING EDUCATION PROGRAM
When: Thursday, noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Skewers Kabob House, 906 J St.
Info: The Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals invites nonprofit and business professionals in the region to their January educational program featuring Larry Hostetler, CFRE, who will provide a fun and informative game show called Ethics Jeopardy! Lunch is included with a cost of $15 for AFP members and $20 for nonmembers. For reservations and more information, call AFP at (209) 338-5032 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: BOOK CLUB MEETING
When: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Turlock Library, 550 Minaret Ave.
Info: The Turlock Library Book Club will meet to discuss Januarys selection, English Creek, by Ivan Doig. For more information, call the Turlock Library Reference Desk at (209) 664-8100.
What: FAMILY MOVIE AFTERNOON
When: Wednesday, 3 p.m.
Info: Join the Hughson Library for an afternoon family movie featuring a presentation of Tangled. Books will be displayed and available for checkout. For more information, call the Hughson Library at (209) 883-2293.
What: MARIAH IZZO FUNDRAISERS
When: Today, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Where: Walgreens, 14780 Harlan Road; The Fireside Inn, 845 Lathrop Road
Info: Fundraising events for Mariah Izzo, a Manteca 9-year-old who died Christmas Eve from car-crash injuries. A car wash at Walgreens begins at 9 a.m. At The Fireside Inn, half the proceeds from all draft beer sold beginning at 6 p.m. will go directly to the family. Donations may also be sent The Bank of West (Escalon Branch), in care of Mariah Izzo.
Send Region items to Region, The Modesto Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352; call (209) 578-2330; fax (209) 578-2207; or email email@example.com.