Around the Region (04/24/14)

April 23, 2014 

Modesto

What: LEGAL CLINIC

When: Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: El Concilio, 1314 H St.

Info: Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach, along with El Concilio, is holding a free legal clinic for Stanislaus County and San Joaquin County residents who have any housing-related legal issues. Preregistration is required. Help will be provided in several languages, including but not limited to Cantonese, Mandarin, Hmong, Spanish, Punjabi, Vietnamese and Cambodian. For more information or to register to attend, call (510) 251-2846.

What: ‘THE NEXT CROP PROJECT’ FUNDRAISER

When: Saturday

Where: Central Valley Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, 4460 McHenry Ave.

Info: Central Valley Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram will host “The Next Crop Project” fundraising event to benefit the national FFA organization. The public is invited to stop by the dealership and test-drive the 2014 lineup of Ram trucks. For each person who takes a short test drive, Ram will donate $20 to the national FFA in support of local FFA chapter leadership programs. For more information, call Spencer McSherry at (209) 593-6423.

What: PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

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

Where: Sutter Gould Health Education and Conference Center, McHenry Village, 1700 McHenry Ave., Suite 60B

Info: The monthly meeting of the US-TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group features guest speaker Dr. John A. Walker, Stanislaus County public health officer, who will speak about public health concerns in our county. Following the presentation will be small-group interaction with prostate cancer survivors, newly diagnosed, in treatment or in recovery. Friends and family members are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Ken at (209) 521-6468, or Dean at (209) 527-3528.


Riverbank

What: HEALTH SCREENINGS

When: Saturday

Where: Scout Hall, 3027 High St.

Info: Life Line Screening will offer stroke and osteoporosis screenings for area residents. All five screenings take 60 to 90 minutes to complete. The cost of the screening packages begins at $149. Preregistration is required. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (877) 237-1287.


Salida

What: SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS WORKSHOP

When: Saturday, 10 a.m.

Where: Salida library, 4835 Sisk Road

Info: A workshop titled Secrets of Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits is offered by Thomas K. Thorson. He will share planning strategies and a personalized Social Security maximization report for all who attend. The event is free and open to the public. For more information or to make a reservation to attend, call Karen Schemper at (209) 312-9718, or email sofareservations@hotmail.com.


Atwater

What: ANNUAL STRAWBERRY WAFFLE BRUNCH

When: Sunday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Castle Air Museum, 5050 Santa Fe Drive

Info: Castle Air Museum is having its 18th annual Strawberry Waffle Brunch and raffle. Waffles will be smothered in strawberries and prepared by a celebrity chef. Cost is $12 for adults, $5 for children age 6 and under, and includes admission to the museum. For more information, call (209) 723-2182.


San Andreas

What: BIRDHOUSES FOR SALE

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Calaveras County Water District office, 120 Toma Court (off Pool Station Road)

Info: The Central Sierra Audubon Society will offer birdhouses for sale, built by its members. Offerings will include houses for bats, owls, bluebirds and other small bird species, as well as bird feeders, books about birds, Audubon T-shirts and bird listings. Proceeds benefit the society’s scholarship for natural science students. For more information, call (209) 532-0570.


YESTERYEARS

50 YEARS AGO: Al Simi Sr. joined the Del Rio Golf and Country Club hole-in-one club when he aced the 185-yard, par-3 second hole. Simi was playing with R.C. Quimby, Ace Ramey and Charles Boggeri.

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