Around the Region (06/13/14)

June 12, 2014 

Modesto

What: CHURCH SPEAKERS

When: Sunday, 10:30 a.m.

Where: St . John’s Chapel, 430 Downey Ave.

Info: Native Modestan the Rev. John Bueno and his wife, Lois, will be the pulpit guests at worship service. Pastor Rick Baldwin welcomes the public to attend. For more information, call (209) 523-1760.

What: TAKE DAD OUT DINNER

When: Sunday, noon to 5:30 p.m.

Where: St. Stanislaus Church Hall, 709 J St.

Info: The Italian Catholic Federation is having a cacciatore and polenta dinner. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children. Fundraiser for seminarians and for Oakland Children’s Hospital Cooley’s anemia research. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (209) 523-3611.

What: DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING

When: Monday, 6 p.m.

Where: Denny’s Restaurant, 1525 McHenry Ave.

Info: The Central Valley Democratic Club is having a meeting featuring guest speaker Walt Ward, who will discuss proposals of the Water Advisory Board to the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors. The meeting is preceded by a social hour. Nonmembers are welcome. For more information, call (209) 863-9137.

What: CROSS-TRAINING FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS

When: Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Modesto Police Department briefing room, 600 10th St.

Info: Training is designed to enhance older victims’ safety and quality of life by strengthening collaboration among victim service providers. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call (209) 593-6116 or email vdonoso@ccstockton.org.


Turlock

What: MEDICARE ASSISTANCE

When: Third Tuesday of each month at 1, 2 or 3 p.m.

Where: Turlock Library, 550 Minaret Ave.

Info: The Stanislaus County HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) will offer free assistance to help people understand their Medicare options. Appointments are available the third Tuesday of each month at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment, call (209) 558-4540.


Empire

What: WATER GAMES AT THE LIBRARY

When: Thursday, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Where: Empire library, 18 S. Abbie St.

Info: The Empire library is holding a cool water program for the whole family. Children and families can choose from a selection of three team water games: water balloon toss, race to fill the bucket using a water-soaked sponge, and wet basketball toss. For more information, call the Empire library at (209) 524-5505.


YESTERYEARS

75 YEARS AGO: The Elks Lodge announced plans for Flag Day. The lodge planned a parade through downtown followed by a program of events that were to be held at the lodge. The Elks also announced that the governor, Culbert L. Olson, was invited to the event. Olson tentatively accepted the invitation.

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