Around the Region (01/22/14)

January 21, 2014 



When: Friday, 7 p.m., and Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m.

Where: Modesto Junior College auditorium, 435 College Ave.

Info: Community members are invited to attend the Stanislaus County Music Festival. The event will feature the high school and junior high school Honor Choir, Honor Orchestra and Honor Band. Free admission. Event co-sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, Stanislaus County Music Educators Association and Gottschalk Music Center.


When: Mondays, 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Unity Church of Modesto, 2467 Veneman Ave.

Info: Weekly potluck gathering is intended to provide positive messages and support in creating what is truly desired in life. Bring a favorite dish to share. Admission is free. For more information, call (209) 578-5433.


40 YEARS AGO: The proposed closing of Fremont Elementary School due to declining enrollment is delayed at least a year as a result of the citizens advisory committee report – a six-month study demonstrating the need for all city schools to remain open.

– Alexandra Deabler

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