HILMAR COMMUNITY SERVICE -- 7 p.m. Wednesday, Hilmar Covenant Church, 20056 American Ave. Cooperative Thanksgiving Eve service by several Hilmar churches. Offering benefits Clothes for Kids project. Donated canned goods go to Hilmar Helping Hands, which provides food for needy. 668-0400.
THANKSGIVING EVE -- 7 p.m. Wednesday, Shelter Cove Community Church, 4242 Coffee Road, Modesto. Pastor David Seifert talks on "Will You Be One Out of Ten?" 567-3200.
THANKSGIVING EVE -- 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Modesto Covenant Church, 913 Floyd Ave. Choir, orchestra and bell choir featured in service. Offering. 527-4110.
PRAISE SERVICE -- 7 p.m. Wednesday, Big Valley Grace Community Church, 4040 Tully Road, Modesto. Participants can share brief praise; Communion served. 577-1604.
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THANKSGIVING EVE -- 7 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church of Modesto, 1325 12th St. Service is "warm, fuzzy family time" including singing with guitars, Thanksgiving trivia quiz, short message. 521-0181.
TURLOCK GOSPEL MISSION -- 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Harvest Christian Center, 130 Third St. Meal for homeless and other community members. Free. 634-3294.
MODESTO GOSPEL MISSION -- 4 p.m. Wednesday, 1400 Yosemite Blvd. The Great Thanksgiving Banquet & Bundle-Up. Thanksgiving meal with fixings plus distribution of coats. 529-8259.
UNITED SAMARITANS FOUNDATION -- Thanksgiving Day hot holiday meals in Ceres, Denair, Hughson, Keyes, Modesto and Turlock on Thursday. 668-4853.
SALVATION ARMY MEAL -- 1 p.m. Thursday, Modesto Centre Plaza, 1000 K St. Annual Thanksgiving meal by Costa family and The Salvation Army for homeless, lonely, seniors, "anybody who wants to come." 522-3209.
HOLIDAY DINNER -- 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, First Baptist Church of Modesto, 1325 12th St. Holiday meal for homeless sponsored by Modesto Junior College Human Services Club. Blankets, clothing, toiletries items also given out. 735-9498.