Around the Region (02-19-14)

February 18, 2014 

Modesto

What: PT CRUISER CLUB MEETING

When: Friday, 6 p.m.

Where: Perko’s Cafe, 900 N. Carpenter Road

Info: The Highway 99 PT Cruiser Club invites all PT Cruiser owners to its monthly meeting. The meeting includes a no-host dinner and socializing time.

What: CAT CLINIC

When: Saturday

Where: Maze Animal Hospital, 201 Maze Blvd.

Info: Cat Network of Stanislaus holds ongoing, low-cost spay-neuter clinics for feral, stray and pet cats of low-income owners. Clinics are held every Wednesday and some Saturdays. Cost is $30 for feral cats in traps (loaner traps available.) Vaccinations and “eartip“ included. Cost is $30 for tame males cats, $40 for tame female cats in carriers. For more information or to make an appointment, call (209) 735-0604.

What: McHENRY MANSION GUILD MEETING

When: Monday, 1 p.m.

Where: McHenry Mansion, basement, 924 15th St.

Info: The McHenry Mansion Foundation is making plans to re-establish the McHenry Mansion Guild as a fundraising arm of the foundation. The primary purpose of the guild is to raise funds for special projects to enhance the mansion and the visitors center. Those who are interested in history and preserving the mansion are encouraged to apply. Anyone interested in attending the initial meeting or learning more about the guild should call Sande Nerland at (209) 869-1900.

What: VETERANS ADVISORY COMMISSION MEETING

When: Monday, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Stanislaus County Library, downtown branch, Community Room, 1500 I St.

Info: The Stanislaus County Veterans Advisory Commission meets the fourth Monday of every month. This month’s meeting will feature updates from each of the four strategic priority committees: facilities, education and job placement, outreach, and transportation. For more information, call Joe Madden at (209) 914-4764.

What: US-TOO PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

When: Monday, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: Memorial Medical Center, Health Education and Conference Center, 1700 McHenry Ave., Suite 60B

Info: Men diagnosed with prostate cancer meet the fourth Monday of each month. This month’s meeting will feature the exchange of healthy recipes and a variety of nutritional choices, and small-group interaction with prostate cancer survivors, newly diagnosed, in treatment or recovery. Friends and family members are encouraged to attend. For more information, call John at (209) 529-2465 or Dean at (209) 527-3528.


Newman

What: WHIST CARD PARTY

When: Friday, 1 p.m.

Where: St. Joachim’s Catholic Church Parish Hall, 1121 Main St.

Info: The whist card party is sponsored by Young Ladies’ Institute, Our Lady of Roses 221. Board cost is $2. For more information, call Marie at (209) 862-2396.

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