What: Central Valley Democratic Club Meeting
When: Monday, 6:45 p.m.
Where: McHenry Bowl, 3700 McHenry Ave.
Info: The Central Valley Democratic Club invites the public to its next meeting at McHenry Bowl - South Hall room. Socializing will begin at 6:45 p.m.; 7 p.m. meeting. The guest speaker will be Single Payer San Joaquin. The group will discuss Senate Bill 562. For more information contact Linda at 209-863-9137.
What: Community - Unity Rally
When: Tuesday, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Where: Graceada Park, 401 Needham St.
Info: The The Peace and Life Center will be hosting the Community - Unity Rally at Graceada Park in the Mancini Bowl. The event is to demonstrate support, neighbor to neighbor, for the community at-large. Speakers will address topics and issues that impact community members and what steps are needed to support each other, neighbor to neighbor. Such topics include: refugees, immigration, freedom of religion, civil rights and social justice. For more information contact the center at 209-529-5750 or visit peacelifecenter.org.
What: Modesto Parkinson’s Support Group
When: Wednesday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1600 Carver Road
Info: The Modesto Parkinson’s Support Group will be holding a support meeting and is open the public, those suffering with the disease and their caregivers. The meeting will be in the church’s Telle Education Center and will feature guest speaker Carlos Becerra of Alpha Fitness. Refreshment will be provided, as well as circles and social time. For more information contact Debra Watson 209-552-9043.
What: Camp Jack Hazard
When: Through July 21
Where: Camp Jack Hazard, Highway 108 at Dardanelle
Info: Camp Jack Hazard, located in the heart of the Sierra Nevada, will be celebrating its 93rd year serving the youth of the Central Valley and beyond. There are three camp categories with multiple sessions, excluding Rookies Camp, has one session fron July 1-4. Transportation is included in the camp registration fee, which varies from $399-$720. Activities includes archery, horseback riding, arts and crafts, ropes course, rock climbing, swimming and traditional campfires. First session starts June 24. Scholarships are available. For more information call 209-965-7254 or visit www.campjackhazard.org.
What: Diesel train rides
When: Wednesday, 11 a.m.
Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, 18115 5th Ave.
Info: Railtown will be giving train rides on two its diesel trains every Wednesday through Aug. 9, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. In addition, children will be able to enjoy the popular Story Time reading activities in the caboose happening at 10 a.m. and noon. For a full list of activities, visit the link provided. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for youths age 6-17 and children under 5 are free. All train ride tickets include park admission and are available for advance purchase at railtown1897.org.
What: Senior nutrition coupon distribution
When: Wednesday, 4 to 6 p.m.
Where: True Value Parking Lot, 1040 West Las Palmas
Info: The Area Agency on Aging will be distributing Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons at area farmer’s markets. The next distribution day will be at Patterson’s Farmer’s Market at the True Value in their parking lot. To recieve coupons, seniors must be 60 or older and have a limited income — $1,832 a month for one person or $2,470 for two. The coupons will be given out on a first come first serve basis. They may only be used at a certified farmers’ market. Each booklet contains $20 worth of coupons to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey. For more information contact the Senior Info Line at 209-558-8698 or toll free at 1-800-510-2020.
What: Turlock Chamber of Commerce Mixer
When: Tuesday, 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Community Hospice Hope Chest, 2745 Geer Rd.
Info: Turlock Chamber of Commerce invites the public to its June mixer at the Community Hospice Hope Chest Thrift Store. Come visit with fellow community members and learn about the programs of Commuity Hospice. For more information call the chamber at 209-632-2221 or email email@example.com or visit www.turlockchamber.com.
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