What: ART EXHIBIT
When: Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Clarion Inn, 1612 Sisk Road
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Info: NAACP and IHAS is sponsoring an art exhibit, “The Fine Arts Gala” presented by the art students club from California State University, Stanislaus. Cost, $5 admission; $10 admission and raffle. Attendees will enjoy the chance to view the work of these artists; and the opportunity to engage directly with the student about their art piece. For more information, call 510-467-2877.
What: COMMUNITY FLU CLINIC
When: Sunday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Hanshaw Binational Health Fair, 1725 Las Vegas St.
Info: The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency's Public Health Services is holding a community flu vaccination clinic for anyone 6 months or older. Suggested cost is $27 adults; $10 children; no one will be turned away for inability to pay. Additional clinics will be held through December. For more information on additional clinics or vaccination information, call the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency at 209-558-8872.
What: WOMENS CLUB MEETING
When: Tuesday, noon
Where: Oakdale Golf and Country Club, 243 N. Stearns Road
Info: The Oakdale Women's Club monthly luncheon meeting will feature guest speaker Dr. Roxanne Robbin, Ph.D., who will address the value of an art gallery in our community. Luncheon cost is $16. For more information or to make a reservation to attend, call Elaine Hogg at 209-322-3338.
What: GARDEN CLUB MEETING
When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Where: American Legion Hall, 206 Stockton Ave.
Info: The monthly meeting of the Ripon Garden Club will feature guest speaker Matt from Grover Landscape Services. Matt will share information on winter care for trees. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Michele at 209-599-2675.
50 YEARS AGO: It was announced that the week of April 11-14 would be “Dedication Week” for the then new campus of Stanislaus State College. The president of the campus, Alexander Capurso, announced dedication ceremonies would last four days and include a wide variety of activities, prominent public figures and others from education. To pay for it all the campus was asking for donated funds, and the Modesto Friends of Stanislaus State College donated $400.