Around the Region (02-07-14)

February 6, 2014 

Modesto

What: FAIRE OF THE HEART

When: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Memorial Medical Center, Orchard Room, 1700 Coffee Road

Info: Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center presents a community health faire. Event will feature health screenings including blood pressure checks, BMI checks, and ECG strips. There will also be health displays and health care professionals with health information and education. Event is free. For more information, call (209) 526-4500, ext. 7306.

What: NEWCOMERS AND FRIENDS CLUB MEETING

When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.

Where: Marie Callender’s Restaurant, 3500 Coffee Road

Info: The Newcomers and Friends Club of Modesto is holding its monthly meeting. The social club, through which ladies have the opportunity to meet others with similar interests, is open to anyone, whether that person has lived here ten years or ten days. For more information, call Barbara at (209) 551-2968 or Caren at (209) 551-8504 or visit www.modestonewcomers.com.

What: ESTATE PLANNING SEMINAR

When: Wednesday, noon to 1 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m.

Where: Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way and Stanislaus County Library Auditorium, 1500 I St.

Info: Community Hospice is offering a Caregiver College seminar on Estate Planning. Event will feature a one-hour presentation in which attendees will learn practical information including the differences between the leading estate planning documents, as well as the impact of new estate tax laws. Admission is free. Free lunch and refreshments provided. Seating is limited. The noon meeting will be held at Community Hospice and the evening meeting at the downtown library. For more information or to register, call (209) 578-6300.

What: BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAMS

When: Wednesdays, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Seasons, 945 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Modesto Kiwanis is holding Black History Month programs every Wednesday through the end of February. Programs include: Rev. Salvage and John Ervin of Sankofa Theatre Company on Feb. 12, Jonetta and Linda with 123 Enterprise on Feb. 19, and Jeremiah Williams and son Michael presenting “Trip to Nicaragua Update” on Feb. 26. For more information, call (209) 568-3096.

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. Discussion will include the details of the LSI Third Quarterly Conference being held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Modesto. For more information or to RSVP, contact Linda at (209) 7388 or lindaf@mid.org.


Turlock

What: SUNSHINE CLUB MEETING

When: Monday, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Sizzler, 3101 Hotel Drive

Info: The Sunshine Club, a support group for men and women who have lost a loved one, will hold its monthly meeting. Attendees have the opportunity to meet new friends who understand what it means to suddenly be alone. For more information, call Ms. Burch at (209) 632-3273.


Riverbank

What: COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEETING

When: Monday, 7 p.m.

Where: 2201 Morrill Road

Info: Compassionate Friends – a nonprofit, nonsectarian support group for families whose children have died at any age, from any cause – is set to meet. Bereaved parents, grandparents, and adult siblings are invited to attend. For more information, call (209) 622-6786 or email tcfmodestoriverbank@gmail.com.

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