What: VALLEY SUPER SINGLES MEETING
When: Friday, 6 p.m.
Where: Dennys, 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 Centers 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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