Around the Region (02-13-14)

February 12, 2014 

Modesto

What: VALLEY SUPER SINGLES MEETING

When: Friday, 6 p.m.

Where: Denny’s, 1525 McHenry

Info: Weekly meeting for singles age 45 and older. For more information, call (209) 605-2493.

What: DOG ADOPTION

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: PetSmart, 2100 McHenry Ave.

Info: Westside Animals for Adoption presents an adoption event for dogs of all sizes. Specials include a two-for-one on Chihuahua brothers. For more information, call (209) 892-3114.

What: TROPICAL PLANT SOCIETY MEETING

When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where: Stanislaus Elementary School multipurpose room, 1931 Kiernan Ave.

Info: The Tropical Plant Society of Modesto will hold a meeting featuring Carol Klonowski, who will give a presentation on Chinese Paphiopedilums. A show-and-tell table of blooming orchids and other tropical plants also will be featured. For more information, call (209) 545-4732.

What: OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP

When: Wednesday, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Where: Wound and Ostomy Clinic, 1329 Spanos Court, Suite B-5

Info: Memorial Medical Center’s Ostomy Support Group meets the third Wednesday of each month. For more information, call (209) 526-4500, ext. 6107.

What: CASH FOR COLLEGE NIGHT

When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.

Where: Modesto Junior College West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Glacier Hall 201

Info: Free financial aid workshop for high school seniors and recent graduates. Advance registration not required. Attendees receive information about financial aid available, including federal and state grants, fee waivers and scholarships. A $1,000 “Cash for College Scholarship” drawing will take place. For more information, call (209) 575-7700.

What: SENIOR BUDDY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Info: The Area Agency on Aging seeks volunteers to visit with elders while their caregivers are absent. A volunteer is expected to spend three to four hours with a senior occasionally. Requirements include registration with the Area Agency on Aging as a volunteer and attendance at a half-day training class. For more information, call (209) 525-4613.

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