Around the Region (05/15/14)

May 14, 2014 

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Spectators admire Bob and Vicki Hendrix’s 1930 Ford Model A Coupe at the 2011 Central Valley Knights car show.

BART AH YOU — Modesto Bee file Buy Photo



When: May 23, 4 to 9 p.m.

Where: Regal Modesto Stadium 10, 3969 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Central Valley Knights car club will hold its seventh annual car show, open to all cars and motorcycles of any year. There will be sponsored awards and a raffle. The entry fee is $20 at the gate, no charge for spectators. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Modesto Vet Center, a Carpenter Road readjustment counseling service for all veterans. Vet Center services are provided at no cost to veterans or their families. For more on the car show, call Larry at (209) 471-6745.


When: Today, 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Where: Kaiser Modesto Medical Center, Conference Rooms 1A92 through 1A94, 4601 Dale Road

Info: The public is invited to the sixth annual Women’s Night Out, a free program to celebrate and enhance women’s health. Come meet with Kaiser Permanente experts who will discuss a variety of topics, including how to maintain healthy relationships, surviving the sandwich generation, sex and libido, dermatology, nutrition, domestic violence and myths about diets. The presentation will be repeated May 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Kaiser Permanente Stockton Medical Offices,7373 West Lane, Stockton, Conference Rooms A through I. For more information or to RSVP, call (209) 464-8707, Ext. 103, go to or email


When: Today, 7 p.m.

Where: 2200 McHenry Ave.

Info: Pat Bicknell of Citizens of Stanislaus County Against Common Core will update the group on the battle against the Common Core curriculum. For more, go to


50 YEARS AGO: Modesto Junior College’s Gary Ard, a high jumper, set the state mark at 24 feet 9.25 inches. He was a full 8.25 inches ahead of Fresno City College high jumper Houston Williamson, who had 24 feet 1 inch.

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