Around the Region (5-14-2014)

May 13, 2014 

Modesto

What: CENTRAL VALLEY DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING

When: Monday, 6 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. meeting

Where: Denny’s, 1525 McHenry Ave.

Info: Carlos Yamzon, executive director of the Stanislaus Council of Governments, will discuss transportation issues in the county. Harinder Grewal will give a brief update of his campaign for the state Assembly District 12 seat. The meeting is free, and nonmembers are welcome. To learn more, call Linda at (209) 863-9137

What: MODESTO PC USERS GROUP MEETING

When: May 22, 6:15 p.m.

Where: Denny’s, 1525 McHenry Ave.

Info: Bob Gostischa of New Mexico will do a presentation on what to know when buying a computer, which is a wonderful tool but also can be a source of real frustration. This presentation will focus on “normal” PC users, not “IT geeks!”

What: CABRILLO CLUB YARD SALE

When: Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: 1705 Albany Ave.

Info: Stanislaus Chapter 27 of the Cabrillo Civic Club will hold its annual yard sale to raise money for student scholarships. Organizers promise “lots of great stuff.” Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California are dedicated to the civic progress of Californians of Portuguese descent. For more information, call (209) 823-2659.

What: VALLEY SUPER SINGLES

When: Today, 6 p.m.

Where: Perko’s, 3848 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Valley Super Singles hold a newcomers dinner the second Wednesday of every month. For more information, call Chuck at (209) 579-2347.


Turlock

What: “REFLECTING” EXHIBIT OF PAINTINGS

When: Through July 27

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

Info: The center is presenting an exhibition of paintings by Donna Wayman in the Lobby Gallery. The show coincides with the Carnegie Rocks! exhibition that opens at the end of May. Admission to the Lobby Gallery is free. For more information, contact Lisa McDermott, interim director, at (209) 632-5761 or admin@carnegieartsturlock.org.

What: DENTISTRY FROM THE HEART

When: May 17

Where: Turlock Dental Care, 990 Delbon Ave.

Info: Dr. Robert A. McCulla will hold Turlock’s second Dentistry From The Heart event – providing a free day of dental care to more than 90 residents. The line will begin as early as 8 p.m. the night before, with hundreds prepared to camp out to receive free services. McCulla and his team of dentists, volunteers and sponsors will provide the first 90 patients with a free extraction, filling or cleaning. Dr. Josh Liu; Dr. Sal Souza, endodontist; and Dr. Ajay Patel, oral surgeon, will join McCulla at his office. For more information, visit www.dentistryfromtheheart.org.


Patterson, Modesto and Riverbank

What: SENIOR NUTRITION FARMERS MARKET PROGRAM COUPON DISTRIBUTION

Info: The Area Agency on Aging has received farmers market coupons for distribution to seniors 60 and older who live in Stanislaus County and have a limited income ($1,799 a month or less for an individual, $2,425 for two). Each booklet contains $20 in coupons, which are used like cash and only at certified farmers markets to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey. Seniors are entitled to one coupon book per year on a first-come basis while supplies last. Where to get coupons:

• Today, Patterson Farmers Market, True Value parking lot, 1040 W. Las Palmas, 4 to 6:30 p.m.

• May 22, Modesto Downtown Certified Farmers Market, 16th Street between H and I streets, 8 to 10 a.m.

• May 28, Riverbank Farmers Market, Community Center on Santa Fe Street between Sixth and Seventh streets, 5 to 7 p.m.

For more information, call the Senior Information line at (209) 558-8698.


Sonora

What: FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE AT THE LIBRARY

When: Saturday, 2 p.m.

Where: Tuolumne County Main Library, 480 Greenley Road

Info: May’s Saturday Movie Matinee is “The Jungle Book,” the final animated feature produced under the supervision of Walt Disney. This film is a lively neo-swing musical, loosely based upon the tales of Rudyard Kipling. The G-rated movie is about 78 minutes long. For more information, contact the library at (209) 533-5507 or visit the library’s website at www.tuolcolib.org.


YESTERYEARS

40 YEARS AGO: Atwater High School’s boys golf team won the South Sub-Section title. The team recorded 386 shots to beat Manteca High School by four shots at Pine Mountain Golf Course. Davis High School and Stagg High of Stockton tied for third with 396 shots.

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