What: SUCCESSFUL THINKERS NETWORK
When: Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Golden Corral Buffet and Restaurant, 3737 McHenry Ave.
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Info: The Successful Thinkers Network Modesto meets every Tuesday. For more information, call Gail Wilson at (209) 712-8997 or go to www.successfulthinkersnetwork.com.
What: GIFT STORE OPEN HOUSE
When: Wednesday, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: McHenry Mansion, 924 15th St.
Info: McHenry Mansion gift shop open house featuring tea samplings. For more information, call (209) 549-0428.
What: ABUSE IN LATER LIFE TRAINING
When: Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Community Service Agency, cafeteria training room, 251 E. Hackett Road
Info: Abuse in Later Life, Advanced Law Enforcement Training, is provided by the Stanislaus Elder Abuse Prevention Agency and designed to provide information about elder abuse and holding offenders accountable. The event is free, and lunch is provided. For more information or to register to attend, call (209) 593-6116 or email email@example.com.
What: BOOK READING AND DISCUSSION
When: Thursday, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Modesto Junior College East Campus, Agriculture Building, Room 124, 435 College Ave.
Info: The Modesto Junior College department of athletics will hold a reading by former professional football player and MJC Hall of Fame athlete Proverb Jacobs from his book “Autobiography of an Unknown Football Player.” The event is free and open to the public. Campus parking is $2. For more information, call Nick Stavrianoudakis at (209) 575-6835.
What: VISITOR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Info: The Area Agency on Aging is seeking friendly visitor volunteers, age 18 or older, to visit with lonely, isolated seniors in the Stanislaus County area. Volunteers will visit with seniors twice a month. Volunteers must complete an orientation and background check before they may begin. For more information, call coordinator Julia Washington at (209) 525-4613 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: ALZHEIMER’S PROGRAM
When: Wednesday, 1 to 3 p.m.
Where: Salida branch of the Stanislaus County Library, 4835 Sisk Road
Info: The Alzheimer’s Association presents the program “Know the 10 Warning Signs: Early Detection Matters.” Registration is required. For more information or to register to attend, call the Alzheimer’s Association at (800) 272-3900 or email email@example.com.
What: SCHOOL INFORMATION AND ORIENTATION MEETING
When: Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Where: Hickman Charter School auditorium, 13306 Fourth St.
Info: Hickman Charter School is holding an open house and informational meeting to provide an overview of its program. Prior to the meeting, attendees are asked to complete an online interest application at http://hcs.hickmanschools.org/application-and-enrollment-procedures.html. Those wishing to possibly enroll for the next school year should bring birth certificates and immunization records. For more information, call the Hickman Charter School office at (209) 556-6550 or (209) 874-9070.
What: HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING
When: Thursday, 7 p.m.
Where: Tuolumne County Library, 480 Greenley Road
Info: The Tuolumne County Historical Society holds its monthly meeting. The topic of discussion will be the upcoming gold-pan art competition, which is open to members of the community and businesses. For more information, call (209) 532-1106.
100 YEARS AGO: The Stanislaus Teachers Association voted to have its annual Stanislaus Institute in San Francisco, April 5-10. This was in connection with the convention of the Bay Section of the California Teachers association.