What: CATHOLIC PROFESSIONALS AND BUSINESS CLUB MEETING
When: March 10, 7 a.m.
Where: Old Mill Cafe, 600 Ninth St.
Info: The Modesto Catholic Professionals and Business Club meeting features guest speaker Ross Lee, Modesto attorney and president of the Modesto Rotary. Lee will share his journey to the Catholic Church and his thoughts on Christian unity, evangelization and discipleship. For more information, call Cathy at (209) 968-8086, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cpbc-modesto.org.
What: S.A.F.E. SEMINAR
When: March 13, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: CrossPoint Church, Family Life Pavilion, 1301 12th St.
Info: The annual Seniors Against Financial Exploitation Seminar features keynote speakers Michael LaRiviere, Boston Police Department Domestic Violence Unit, and Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson. Other local speakers will include representatives from the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s office. Free continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Presented by Catholic Charities, Stanislaus Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance and local financial institutions. Register to attend by March 8, as seating is limited. For more information or to register to attend, call (209) 529-3784.
What: GREAT VALLEY MUSEUM DOCENTS
When: April 20, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Where: Great Valley Museum, Modesto Junior College West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave.
Info: The Great Valley Museum is looking for additional docents to conduct group tours and share stories of the Great Valley with museum visitors. Museum hours will be Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Docent training begins April 20 and will be held on three consecutive Mondays. Completion of the docent training course provided by museum staff is required. For more information, call (209) 575-6196.
What: DR. SEUSS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
When: Wednesday, 3 p.m.
Where: Riverbank branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 3442 Santa Fe St.
Info: Children are invited to participate in celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Attendees will have the opportunity to make Truffula Trees and a Lorax paper plate craft. The celebration will include birthday cake. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Riverbank Library. For more information, call the library at (209) 869-7008.
100 YEARS AGO: It was announced that on March 2, the Modesto Theater would play host to Ruth St. Denis, an oriental dance artist. She was to be assisted by Ted Shawn, “America’s foremost classical dancer.”