What: Semi Annual Sale
When: Friday and Saturday
Where: Modesto Discovery Shop, 3440 McHenry Ave., Suite A-12
Info: Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The store will feature 50 percent of all items, storewide. Proceeds from sales go to help the society fund programs and initiatives to help in the fight against cancer and those who survive it. For more information call 209-544-9279.
What: The Traveleers Travel Club
When: Friday, 11 a.m.
Where: Denny’s, 1525 McHenry Ave.
Info: This week’s meeting will include a presentation on the clubs trips planned for Spain and Portugal in 2018. The club has Day and extended trips each month. For more information, call Ann Burkett at 209-529-5896.
What: Funstrummers Ukulele Band Rehearsal
Where: Church of the Brethren, 2301 Woodland Ave.
Info: The Funstrummers Ukulele Band will rehearse for its Saturday performance at the Barkin’ Dog Grill, as part of Modesto’s Graffiti festivities for the month of June. For more information email the band at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Operation 9-2-99 Cleanup
When: Saturday, 8 to 11 a.m.
Where: The Hut off of B Street between Seventh and Ninth streets
Info: Sign up for the cleanup effort at http://tinyurl.com/operation9-2-99 has all the details.
What: Summer Dance Classes
When: Through June 29
Where: Center for Urban Performance and Service, 950 Columbia St.
Info: Three weeks remain in the Center for Urban Performance and Service’s four-week summer dance and music classes, featuring a variety of classes by professional artists. The second week begins Monday and focuses on urban styles of dance such as hip-hop. Weeks three and four will focus on ballet, jazz and more. Dancers of all ages and levels are welcome to attend these master classes. A Summer Fest will be held June 29 at Turlock Community Theatre, exhibiting the various dances that were learned over summer. Housing is available on site for out-of-town guests for an extra cost. To register or receive a brochure, call 209-667-9020 or go to www.westsideministriesturlock.com.
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50 YEARS AGO: The United States Office of Education announced that the Hughson Union High School District would be authorized to launch an ungraded school system. With the approval the district would also receive $158,389 to replace the class ranking system at the high school level for freshmen, sophomore, junior and seniors, with the designation of “continuous progress” for all students with two to three years. The federal grant was made under Title 3 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.