What: MARDI GRAS AND CASINO NIGHT
When: Friday, 7 to 11 p.m.
Where: Red Event Center, 921 Eighth St.
Info: The Latino Community Roundtable holds its first Mardi Gras and Casino Night, with complimentary appetizers and dancing. Mardi Gras attire is encouraged, with prizes for best costumes. Cost is $5 members; $10 nonmembers. For more information, call Christina Rodrigues at (209) 450-9568, Ramon Mendez at (209) 681-7335 or Maggie Mejia at (209) 303-2664.
What: MODESTO AREA PARTNERS IN SCIENCE PRESENTATION
When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Modesto Junior College West Campus, Sierra Hall 132, 2201 Blue Gum Ave.
Info: A Modesto Area Partners in Science presentation, titled “How America Protects its ‘Yosemites of the Sea’ – The National Marine Sanctuary System,” will be presented by William Douros, West Coast regional director for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Professor Noah Hughes at (209) 575-6800 or visit http://maps.events.mjc.edu.
What: BOY SCOUTING PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS
When: Wednesday, 2 p.m.
Where: 1746 Main St.
Info: The Escalon Scouting Steering Committee is seeking community members to help build the Boy Scouting program in Escalon. This is an opportunity for former Boy Scouts to become Scout leaders, merit badge counselors and committee members to a new generation of Scouts. For more information, call Elsa Larrissa Sandoval at (209) 604-0716 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: MUNICIPAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
When: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Where: Salida branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 4835 Sisk Road
Info: The meeting of the Salida Municipal Advisory Council will feature a presentation on Salida Union School District’s Green Update by Superintendent Twila Tosh. For more information, visit http://salidamac.weebly.com.
100 YEARS AGO: At a meeting of the executive board of the Modesto Relief Association, the Rev. H.K. Pitman, pastor of the Presbyterian church, was elected president of the body.