Around the Region (02/28/14)

local@modbee.comFebruary 27, 2014 

Modesto

What: DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S CLUB MEETING

When: Saturday, 11 a.m.

Where: The Lion Sports Bar & Grill, 1445 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Democratic Women’s Club of Stanislaus County monthly meeting features a Women’s History Month celebration. Carole Stark will present “Hillary Clinton: A Woman’s Perspective,” and there will be a club call-in from Betty Yee, candidate for controller. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, call Patty Hughes at (209) 303-4042.

What: CAT ADOPTION

When: Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Petco, 2021 Evergreen Ave.

Info: Kitty Haven Sanctuary will have healthy, vaccinated, spayed-neutered cats available for adoption. For more details, go to www.kittyhavenrescue.org.

What: CATALYST MODESTO

When: Thursday, 6:45 to 8:10 a.m.

Where: Family Life Pavilion, 1301 12th St.

Info: Catalyst Modesto and City Ministry Network present guest speaker Jeff Kreiser, on the topic “How to Collaborate With Others (Without the Anxiety of Losing Your People).” Attendees include community members from nonprofit groups, churches, businesses, education and government and neighborhoods. The event is open to the public.

What: DRIVER REFRESHER COURSE

When: Thursday, 9 a.m.

Where: Modesto Senior Center, 211 Bodem St.

Info: AARP will hold a four-hour refresher driver safety class. Class will renew the mature driver insurance discount. Preregistration is encouraged as class size is limited to first 20 registrants. For more information or to register, call (209) 341-2974.


Turlock

What: AUTHENTIC SWEDISH MUSIC

When: Today, 7:30 to 9:30 PM

Where: Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway Ave.

Info: The Andstroms, a folk band from Sweden, will play traditional Swedish music. The concert will be followed by folk dancing. Anyone can do the dances; no experience is required. Presented by the Village Dancers. For more information, call Lise at (209) 634-8843.


Ceres

What: DR. SEUSS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

When: Thursday, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Ceres Library, 2250 Magnolia St.

Info: The Ceres Library is holding a Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration, complete with cake and a craft. All ages are welcome, but children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Books will be available for check out. For more information, call (209) 537-8938.

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