JAN NOBLE -- 7 p.m. Friday, Holistic Life Institute, 730 E. F St., Oakdale. Noble, author of "Home With God," will speak on esoteric experiences. 848-8382.
FINANCIAL PEACE -- 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, beginning this week, Our Lady of Fatima, 505 W. Granger Ave., Modesto. 13-week class features videos by financial expert Dave Ramsey on topics such as emergency funds, getting out of debt and understanding investments and insurance. $100, includes workbook, CDs, book, etc. Couples can share materials. 505-3354.
HEBREW PERSPECTIVE -- 7-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 11, Bethel Church, 2361 Scenic Drive, Modesto. "Deep Calls to Deep" conference features the Rev. Irma Diaz speaking on "Teaching the Word of God from a Hebrew Perspective." $15 per person, $10 seniors, $25 couples. 521-5440.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
FUN IN THE SON -- 9 a.m.- noon Monday through Thursday, Hilmar Covenant Church, 20056 American Ave. For children 4 years old through those entering fifth grade. Games, crafts, water days, Bible stories, etc. $5 registration and $10 per week. 668-0400.
CROCODILE DOCK -- 5-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, Salvation Army Red Shield Center, 1649 Las Vegas St., Modesto. Bible stories and activities, plus dinner. Free. 538-7111.
DISCOVERY CANYON -- 8:30 a.m.-noon July 13-17, Our Lady of Miracles School, 370 Linden Ave., Gustine. For children ages 4-12; crafts, activities, songs, etc. $15 per child or $30 per family. 854-692.
STARLIGHT SPACE ADVENTURE -- 9-11:30 a.m. July 13-17, First Baptist Church of Modesto, 1301 12th St. For children ages 4 through those entering third grade. Games, crafts, music, Bible stories. $25 per child. 521-0181.
KIDS ON CAMPUS -- 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. July 13-16, Big Valley Grace Community Church, 4040 Tully Road, Modesto. Crafts, competition, lunch, devotions. For kids entering first through sixth grades. $15 per child (includes lunch); optional, extra $5 for camp T-shirt. 571-4312.
BOOMERANG EXPRESS -- 2-4:15 p.m. July 14-17, Escalon First Baptist Church, 1511 Catherine Way. VBS for children ages 5-12. Free. 838-3213.
Submit items by noon Tuesday to Sue Nowicki at firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to 578-2207 or mail to The Bee, P.O. Box 5256, Modesto 95352-5256.